Hendrik Faber, Ph.D.

Research Scientists

​​Research Scientist in Heeney group

Research Interests

  • ​Solution Processing and Film Formation
  • Metal Oxide Semiconductors
  • Thin-film Transistors and (Opto-)Electronic Devices​​​​

Selected Publications

  • Heterojunction oxide thin-film transistors with unprecedented electron mobility grown from solution 
    H. Faber, S. Das, Y.-H. Lin, N. Pliatsikas, K Zhao, T. Kehagias, G. Dimitrakopulos, A. Ama...
    Sci. Adv., 3 (3), e1602640, (2017)
  • Metal oxide semiconductor thin-film transistors for flexible electronics 
    L. Petti, N. Münzenrieder, C. Vogt, H. Faber, L. Büthe, G. Cantarella, F. Bottacchi,T. D. ...
    Appl. Phys. Rev., 3, 21303, (2016)
  • High Electron Mobility Transistors Based on Solution-Processed Semiconducting Metal Oxide Quasi-Superlattices 
    Y.-H. Lin, H. Faber, J. G. Labram, E. Stratakis, L. Sygellou, E. Kymakis, N. A. Hastas, R....
    Adv. Sci., 2, 1500058, (2015)
  • Indium Oxide Thin-Film Transistors Processed at Low Temperature via Ultrasonic Spray Pyrolysis 
    H. Faber, Y.-H. Lin, S. R. Thomas, K. Zhao, N. Pliatsikas, M. A. McLachlan, A. Amassian, P...
    ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 7, 782, (2014)
  • Fully Patterned Low-Voltage Transparent Metal Oxide Transistors Deposited Solely by Chemical Spray Pyrolysis 
    H. Faber, B. Butz, C. Dieker, E. Spiecker, M. Halik
    Adv. Funct. Mater., 23, 2828 2834, (2013)
  • Low-Temperature Solution-Processed Memory Transistors Based on Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles 
    H. Faber, M. Burkhardt, A. Jedaa, D. Kälblein, H. Klauk, M. Halik
    Adv. Mater., 21, 3099 3104, (2009)


  • Ph.D. (Dr.-Ing.) in Materials Science, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany, 2008-2012
  • Diploma in Materials Science, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany, 2003-2008

Professional Profile

  • ​​2017 – present: Research Scientist, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia 
  • 2012 - ​2016: Research Associate, Imperial College London, U.K. ​

KAUST Affiliations

  • KAUST Solar Center (KSC)
  • Division of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)​

Research Interests Keywords

​​Solution processing Film formation Metal oxide semiconductors Thin-film transistors (Opto-)Electronic devices