Fadhel Alsaffar is a research specialist at the center of excellence for green nanotechnologies CEGN at KACST and UCLA. He graduated cum lude in mechanical engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals KFUPM. His research experience includes 2D materials stability study using Raman Spectroscopy, AFM and deterministic transfer of atomic thin materials. Throughout his research at CEGN he was involved in many engineering design projects that furthered the experimental research of 2D materials in the center. He is interested in design and mechanics and has worked previously in detailed design of a micro-mechanical tester that adopted flexural structure to provide perfect rectilinear motion. His current research interest is in the realm in the mechanics of soft materials and flexible/stretchable electronics.