Souraya Goumri-Said

Research Scientist
School of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Center for Organic Photonics and Electronics
Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta

Fields of interest:

Condensed matter and solid state physics

Density functional theory and atomistic methods

Semiconductors and metallic alloys

Nitrides and borides and hard materials

Optic and optical properties

Electronic structures and related properties in bulk, surface, thin-films and nanostructures

Recent publications:

B. Ul Haq, R. Ahmed, S. Goumri-Said
“DFT characterization of cadmium doped zinc oxide for photovoltaic and solar cell applications”
Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 130, 6-14 (2014)

B. Ul Haq, R. Ahmed, A Shaari, F. El Haj Hassan, M.B. Kanoun, S. Goumri-Said
“Study of wurtzite and zincblende GaN/InN based solar cells alloys: First-principles investigation within the improved modified Becke–Johnson potential”
Solar Energy 107, 543-552 (2014)

B. Ul Haq, M.B. Kanoun, R. Ahmed, M. Bououdina, S. Goumri-Said
“Hybrid functional calculations of potential hydrogen storage material: Complex dimagnesium iron hydride”
International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 39 (18), 9709-9717 (2014)

M. B. Kanoun, S. Goumri-Said, U Schwingenschlögl
“Ferromagnetism in Cr-doped passivated AlN nanowires”
Journal of Materials Chemistry A 2 (24), 9287-9290 (2014)

B. Ul Haq, R. Ahmed, S. Goumri-Said
“Tailoring ferromagnetism in chromium-doped zinc oxide”
Materials Research Express 1 (1), 016108 (2014)

M. B. Kanoun, P. Hermet, S. Goumri-Said,
“Structure, Elastic Stiffness, and Hardness of Os_1-x Ru_x B_2 Solid Solution Transition-Metal Diborides”
Journal of Physical Chemistry C 116, 11746 (2012)

M. B. Kanoun, S. Goumri-Said, U Schwingenschlogl, A Manchon, 
“Magnetism in Sc-doped ZnO with zinc vacancies: A hybrid density functional and GGA plus U approaches”
Chem. Phys. Lett. 532, 96 (2012)

S. Goumri-Said, N. Kanoun-Bouayed Nawel, A. H. Reshak, M. B. Kanoun,
“On the electronic nature of silicon and germanium based oxynitrides and their related mechanical, optical and vibrational properties as obtained from DFT and DFPT”
Comp. Mat. Sci. 53, 158 (2012)

A. Al-Sunaidi, S. Goumri-Said,
“Investigating the adsorption of H2O on ZnO nanoclusters by first principle calculations”,
Chem. Phys. Lett. 507, 111 (2011)

A. Lafort, H. Kebaili, S. Goumri-Said, O. Deparis, R. Cloots, J. De Coninck, M. Voué, F. Mirabella, F. Maseri, S. Lucas,
“Optical properties of thermochromic VO_2 thin films on stainless steel: Experimental and theoretical studies”,
Thin Solid Films, 519, 3283 (2011)

B. Amin, I. Ahmad, M. Maqbool, S. Goumri-Said, R. Ahmad,
Ab initio study of the bandgap engineering of Al_{1−x}Ga_xN for optoelectronic applications”,
J. Appl. Phys. 109, 023109 (2011)

I. Bantounas, S. Goumri-Said, M. B. Kanoun, A. Manchon, I. Roqan, U. Schwingenschlögl,
Ab initio investigation on the magnetic ordering in Gd doped ZnO”,
J. Appl. Phys. 109, 083929 (2011)

M. B. Kanoun, S. Goumri-Said, A Manchon, U. Schwingenschlögl,
“Ferromagnetism carried by highly delocalized hybrid states in Sc-doped ZnO thin films”
Applied Physics Lett. 100, 222406 (2010)