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Tarek Fadel

Tarek Fadel
Postdoctoral Fellow

BS, Oregon State University
MS, Yale University
PhD, Yale University


Currently at the National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO) of the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI)

Research Focus

Immunotherapeutic applications of carbon nanotubes

Fahmy Lab Publications

Fadel TR, Look M, Staffier PA, Haller G, Pfefferle L, Fahmy TM, Clustering of Stimuli on Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Enhances Cellular Activation. Langmuir, 2009

Fadel TR, Steenblock ER, Stern E, Li N, Wang X, Haller G, Pfefferle L, Fahmy TM, Enhanced cellular activation with single-wall carbon nanotubes presenting antibody stimuli. Nanoletters. 2008 Jul;8(7):2070-6

Honors and Awards

• Harding Bliss Prize, 2011
• SEAS Leadership Fellow
• Langer Chemical Engineering Symposium first place award (2008)
• Yale Institute for Nanoscience and Quantum Engineering (YINQE) awardee (2007)
• National Science Foundation honorable mention (2007)
• Resident Student Counselor of the Year (2003)


• McDougal fellow for graduate student life 2007-2008, 2008-2009
• Member of the graduate mentoring committee (2007)
• Student resident counselor (1999-2003)
• Apprenticeships in Science and Engineering (ASE) mentor for high school students (2002)
• Summer experiences in science and engineering for youth (SESEY) research mentor (2000)