Hatem Saad

Research Associate

Hatem is a Research Associate in quantum security at the School of Engineering and Information Technology (SEIT), University of New South Wales (UNSW) Canberra, Australia. His research interests include Quantum machine learning for security, quantum-inspired evolutionary algorithms, and quantum computing. 

2020- now Research Associate in quantum security at UNSW Canberra.

2020- 2021 Research Associate in quantum-inspired evolutionary algorithms at UNSW Canberra.

2016-20 PhD in Physics from the University of New South Wales, Canberra.

2012-15 M.Sc in physics, Al-Azhar University.

2006-10 B.Sc. in physics (Hons), Al-Azhar University.

Experience from the PhD and MSc: 

Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Magnetic structures, Magnetic resonance, very low-temperature physics, DC and AC Conductivity and condensed matter measurements using hyperfine interaction techniques.

Rare-earth Intermetallics, Glass and Nano-ceramic materials and Perovskite Materials.

X-ray and Neutron diffraction, 155Gd Mӧssbauer spectroscopy and 57Fe Mӧssbauer spectroscopy

Conference Papers
Saad H; Chakrabortty R; Elsayed S, 2021, 'Quantum-Inspired Differential Evolution for Resource-Constrained Project-Scheduling: Preliminary study', IEEE, Krakow, Poland, presented at 2021 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, Krakow, Poland, 28 June 2021 - 01 July 2021, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CEC45853.2021.9504970
Abogamal A; Aly H; Ghanem S; Saad H, 2017, 'SAT0495 Knee function and enthesitis in long standing osteoarthritis, what ultrasound could tell us?', in Poster Presentations, BMJ Publishing Group Ltd and European League Against Rheumatism, presented at Annual European Congress of Rheumatology, 14–17 June, 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2017-eular.4284
Conference Posters
Saad HM; Hutchison WD; Cadogan S; Ryan DH, 2019, 'Crystal and magnetic structure of the GdNiAl intermetallic compound', Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, NSW, presented at 43rd annual condensed matter and materials meeting, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, NSW, 05 February 2019 - 08 February 2019, https://aip.org.au/wp-content/uploads/cmm/2019/Wagga_2019_Conference_Handbook.pdf
Saad H; Hutchison W; Cadogan S, 2019, '155Gd Mӧssbauer Spectroscopy of the Intermetallic Compound GdNiAl', Dalian, China, presented at International Conference on the Applications of the Mössbauer Effect, Dalian, China, 01 September 2019 - 06 September 2019, https://www.ehu.eus/documents/11572093/0/ICAME2019-ABSTRACTS.pdf/1a21e98e-143e-e51a-99b4-7a04dd4dc786
Saad H; Hutchison W; Hester JR; Cadogan S, 2018, 'The magnetic structures of RTi2Ga4 (R= Er, Ho and Dy)', Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, NSW, presented at 42nd AIP Condensed Matter and Materials Conference, Wagga Wagga, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, NSW, 30 January 2018 - 02 February 2018, https://aip.org.au/wp-content/uploads/cmm/2018/Wagga_2018_Conference_Handbook.pdf
Saad H; Hutchison W; Cadogan S, 2017, 'Investigation of the magnetism of RTi2Ga4 (R=Er, Ho, Dy) intermetallic compounds', presented at 41st Annual Condensed Matter and Materials Meeting, 31 January 2017 - 03 February 2017, http://aip.org.au/wp-content/uploads/cmm/2017/Wagga_2017_Conference_Handbook.pdf
Journal articles
Saad H; Chakrabortty R; Elsayed S; Ryan M, 2021, 'Quantum-Inspired Genetic Algorithm for Resource-Constrained Project-Scheduling', IEEE Access, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2021.3062790
Moustafa MG; Saad HMH; Ammar MH, 2021, 'Insight on the weak hopping conduction produced by titanium ions in the lead borate glassy system', Materials Research Bulletin, vol. 140, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.materresbull.2021.111323
Abogamal A; Ghanem S; Saad H, 2019, 'A single simple position for ultrasound assessment of both common extensor and common flexor origin at the elbow.', Adv Rheumatol, vol. 59, pp. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s42358-019-0053-0
Hassaan MY; Mostafa AG; Saudi HA; Ahmed MA; Saad HMH, 2018, 'DC and AC Conductivity Study of Basalt Glasses Containing High Concentrations of Na+ Ions', Silicon, vol. 10, pp. 2153 - 2160, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12633-017-9744-5
Hassaan MY; Saudi HA; Saad HMH; Mostafa AG; Ahmed MA; Iida Y; Kubuki S; Nishida T, 2015, 'Structural Study of Glass and Glass Ceramics Prepared with Egyptian Basalt', Silicon, vol. 7, pp. 383 - 391, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12633-015-9313-8
Saad HMH; Hutchison W; Hester J, 'Unconventional Magnetism in the Tetragonal RTi 2Ga 4 (R = Dy, Ho and Er) Compounds', SSRN Electronic Journal, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3972090
Theses / Dissertations
Saad H, 2020, Magnetic ordering in the ternary intermetallic compounds
Saad H, 2015, Study of Some Physical and Structural Properties of Oxide Glasses Prepared from Egyptian Natural Raw Materials

• PhD scholarship: 4 years: UNSW Canberra, Australia, from Feb-2016 to Aug-2019.

• University College Postgraduate TopUp: UNSW Canberra: from Feb-2016 to Aug-2019

• MSc scholarship 2 years: Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt.

• Dean's Award for the Top-ranked graduate in the faculty of science 2010.

• Egyptian Syndicate of Scientific Professions award for the Top-ranked graduate in the faculty of science 2010.


  • 2018- A grant for the beamtime from Canadian nuclear laboratories Chalk River Ontario for studying the neutron diffraction for the project under the title (Spin reorientation transitions in the GdNiX (X=Al, Ga, In) system). 

  • 2017- A grant for the beamtime from ANSTO, Australia for studying the neutron diffraction for the project under title "Determination of the magnetic structures of RTi2Ga4 (R=Er, Ho, Dy) intermetallic compounds".

  • 2015- A grant from the Joint Institute of Nuclear Research “JINR” Dubna-Russia, for the summer school in neutron diffraction.  
  • 2010- A grant from the National Research Centre in Cairo, Egypt for the summer school in nanotechnology: preparation & structural measurements.
Organisational units
lensCapability Systems Centre
lensSchool of Engineering & Information Technology