Dr Maryam Alejji works as research associate in center for advanced materials in Qatar University. She holds a Bachelor of Physics degree from Qatar University and master of material science and engineering from University of Sheffield. She received her PhD in material science and engineering from Imperial college of London. Her research focuses on the characterization of engineering nanomaterials (ENMs) during their transformation in environmental system. The impact, bioavailability and speciation of ENMs in marine organisms.