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)
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,
B.Sc. Chemistry, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan,
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)
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,
February 1986 – March 1990: Production Manager, The Arab Gas