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Amal Al-Aboudi


Chemistry Department

University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan


Tel. office: 00962-6-5355000/2355, home: 00962-6-5156956

mobile: 00962-79-6521888


Academic qualifications


PhD in chemistry. University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan.

Title of the thesis: Heavy metal removal from wastewater using phragmites australis.

The Highest PGA in the science faculty


M.Sc. in chemistry. University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan.

Natural products. Title of the thesis: Chemical constituents of flora of Jordan I.

The research aimed to isolation and identification of the chemical constituents of F.   



B.Sc. in chemistry. University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan.

Honors: King Hussein award for distinguished students.

Work experience

1982-2000 and

2002- current









University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan.

Research experience:

·         Natural products: investigating the chemical constituents of medicinal plants; which involved structural elucidation of many complex natural products and the use of the latest chromatographic and spectroscopic techniques including different 2D-NMR experiments.

·         Voltammetric studies of some natural products and their complexes with toxic heavy metals.

·         Bioorganic Chemistry:

1.       Microbial transformation of organic compounds using different microorganisms.

2.       Drug discovery using different assays which includes studying enzyme inhibition, enzyme kinetics followed by modeling experiments. In addition to studying of antimicrobial activities of many organic compounds.

Teaching experience:

Courses taught: Fundamentals of chemistry, organic chemistry, and systematic identification of organic compounds. 




Quality Control advisor at the Medpharma Pharmaceutical and Chemical Industry