Tamim Chalati

Tamim Chalati


Former affiliation

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

Gel as Drug delivery system

Personal profile


Tamim (BPharm, MPharm, PhD) joined the Department of Chemistry at the University of York in 2016

He worked with the team of Prof. David K. Smith in collaboration with teams of Prof. Ian Fairlamb and Dr. Victor Chechick.

He did his undergraduate studies in the Faculty of pharmacy – at the University of Aleppo in Syria (1996-2001) where he was awarded five Academic-Excellence awards.  He graduated on 2001 with excellent rating and was top billing student in the group.

 He has worked in a community pharmacy in Syria from 2001 till 2003. 

Then, he has a position as teaching and research assistant in pharmaceutics and pharmaceutical technology department at the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Aleppo, Syria in June 2003.

In 2003 he had a French-Syrian scholarship to do Master and PhD in Pharmacy in France.

He completed his PhD studies on nanotechnology for drug delivery in 2010 at the Faculty of Pharmacy–University Paris 11 (France).

In October 2010, he was appointed as a lecturer in Pharmaceutical Technology at the University of Aleppo, Syria.

In 2012 he was promoted to senior Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Technology.

In 2015 he has awarded IIE-SRF fellowship and has the post of Visiting Lecturer and researcher in the bimolecular science research centre at Sheffield Hallam University, UK (2015-2106).

He authored/co-authored 7 published papers; one of them is published in Nature Materials. He has been invited to give podium and poster presentations on his research at many national and international conferences.

Main Areas of Interest

  • Nanoparticles and Medical Nontechnology
  • Nanoparticles characterization
  • Drug delivery
  • Dosage form design and pharmaceutical formulation