Arzeena Ali

Technical Advisor

281-970-4545 ext. 187

Arzeena graduated from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and a minor in Atmospheric Sciences. During her undergraduate career, she was involved in materials chemistry research on nanoparticles. After graduating, she pursued her M.A. and Ph.D. in Chemistry at Rice University with a focus on inorganic chemistry and nanomaterial synthesis. In her graduate career, Arzeena developed methods for the synthesis and characterization of gold nanomaterials and investigated the use of amphiphilic surfactants as ligands on gold nanoclusters. While at Rice, she was a recipient of the prestigious National Science Foundation GRFP Fellowship. Arzeena joined Fletcher Yoder as a Technical Advisor after completing her doctoral thesis in June 2023.


  • B.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2016, Chemistry
  • Ph.D., Rice University, 2023, Chemistry