|Birth Day||February 26, 1946|
|Birth Place||Damanhur, Egypt|
|Age||74 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Aug 2, 2016 (age 70)|
The father of femtochemistry, the area of physical chemistry involved with chemical reactions on extremely short timescales. He became the first Egyptian scientist to win the Nobel Prize in a scientific field when he won the 1999 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
He won the Priestley Medal and Davy Medal in 2011, which are both prestigious chemistry awards.
He married physician Dema Faham in 1989 and the couple had four children together: Maha, Amani, Nabeel and Hani.