Fayaz Ali was born in Mardan, Pakistan, and completed his B.Sc. and M.Sc. studies at Islamia College University Peshawar. He obtained his M.Phil. degree in Physical Chemistry from NCEPC, Peshawar, and then completed his PhD degree in 2018 from King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia. He was awarded the Best Graduate Student Excellence Award of 2018 in PhD by the Deanship of Graduate Studies, KAU. He worked as Assistant Professor of Chemistry for one year at the Department of Chemistry, Abbottabad University of Science and Technology. Currently, he is working as a postdoctoral research fellow in the laboratory of Professor Yi Zhun Zhu at Macau University of Science and Technology, Macau. His research focus is on the design, synthesis, and applications of nanoscale materials.