Mahdi Samapour


Mahdi was born in Iran. He got his BSc in Pharmaceutical Chemistry at Damghan University, and his MSc in Quantum Materials, Energies & Technologies (QMET) at Khatam University. During his MSc studies, he investigated the effect of the
saffron extract on the aggregation of amyloid-beta peptides involved in Alzheimer’s disease.
Afterward, he went to France to start his second MSc at Sorbonne University in Materials chemistry with
a full scholarship. He conducted his MSc thesis project in the LBM and BioCIS Laboratories and developed
chemical ligation tools to access modified homeodomain proteins; for this project, Mahdi was awarded
financial support from the Sciences and Technics Institute of CY Cergy Paris University.
Now, he is a PhD candidate and works on Smart Coatings.


PhD studies
(since 2023)
University of Groningen, The Netherlands

M.Sc. Chemistry of Materials
(2021 – 2022)
Sorbonne University, Paris, France

M.Sc. Quantum Materials, Energies & Technologies
(2019 – 2021)
Khatam University, Tehran, Iran

B.Sc. Pharmaceutical Chemistry
(2015 – 2019)
Damghan University, Damghan, Iran