Planets Dr. Ashour Ahmed

Senior Researcher

phone: 0381-498-6943
mail: ashour.ahmed(at)

office: 129

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  • Education & Degrees

    • 2013 Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry, Rostock University
    • 2009 M.Sc. in Physical Chemistry, Cairo University
    • 2005 B.Sc. in Chemistry, Cairo University


    • Junior group leader at the Institute of Physics, Rostock University, Germany
    • Scientist at Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Egypt
    • Topic Editor at Minerals Journal

    Fellowships & Grants

    • 03.2015- Postdoctoral fellowship in the frame of the InnoSoilPhos project funded by BMBF
    • 01.2017-12.2019 Research project grant by DFG through the SPP 1685 priority program
    • 2018-2019 Project coordinator for a computing time project grant by HLRN
    • 10.2009-10.2013 PhD scholarship funded by INF, University of Rostock, Rostock, Germany

    Research interests

    • Applying molecular modeling techniques into the field of environmental chemistry
    • Atomistic (MM, QM, hybrid QM/MM) and Coarse-grained Molecular Dynamics Simulations
    • Modeling of soil organic matter and mineral surfaces
    • Fate of Phosphorus (P) in the environment [InnoSoilPhos] [SPP 1685] [P@RG]
    • Fate of xenobiotics (organic pollutants & microplastics) in soil

    Selected Publications