Dr. Bassam A. Sweileh Department of Chemistry Faculty of Science The University of Jordan, Amman 11942, Jordan Phone: (00962 6 5355000) extension 22134, Fax: (00962 6 5348932) E-Mail: sweilehb@ju.edu.jo CITIZENSHIP: Jordanian PLACE and DATE of BIRTH: Jerusalem, 1959 MARITAL STATAS: Married EDUCATION: Ph.D. Industrial Chemistry, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy, November 1996. M.Sc., Chemistry, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan, January 1986. B.Sc. Chemistry, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan, June 1981. Diploma of Scientific Secondary School Examination, Ministry of Education, Amman, Jordan 1977. AWARDS: The University of Jordan one year Graduate Teaching Assistantship (1984) Jordan. The University of Jordan Excellence Academic Award (1978) Jordan TRAINING: Five day workshop on The Management of Hazardous Chemical and Biological Laboratory Wastes, National Research center, Dokki, Cairo, Egypt, December 2005. EMPLOYMENT SUMMARY: University teaching at the assistant Professor Rank EXPERIENCE SUMMARY: March 1997 Present: Teaching applied chemistry, industrial chemistry, general chemistry, organic chemistry, and polymer chemistry courses and conducting polymer research on interchange reactions, metal chelating polymers, and controlled release of drugs from polymers. March 1990-November 1992: Laboratory Instructor and Lecturer in Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan. February 1986 – March 1990: Production Manager, The Arab Gas Industries, .