Haythem Saadeh, PhD
Date of Birth: July 15, 1966
Place of Birth: Amman, Jordan
01/2011-current Associate Professor of Organic Chemistry at The University of Jordan
09/2004-01/2011 Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry at the University of Jordan
09/2003- 09/2003 Lecturer at the Hashemite University
04/2000- 06/2003 Senior chemist at Transphotonics L.L.C.
10/94-03/2000 Ph.D. candidate in organic and polymeric chemistry.
The University of Chicago.
Advisor: Professor Luping Yu.
09/91-4/94 Ph.D. candidate in organic and
Medicinal Chemistry. Loyola University of Chicago.
Advisor: Professor Charles Thompson.
01/88-05/90 M.Sc. in organic chemistry. The
University of Jordan. Amman,Jordan.
09/84-12/87 B.Sc. in chemistry. Yarmouk
University, Irbid, Jordan.
“Design and Synthesis of Novel Materials Exhibiting Large Electrooptic Coefficients”. Saadeh, Haythem Ali. The University of Chicago, USA. (2000), 204 pp.
Expertise in: synthetic organic chemistry; a wide range of simple and complicated carbocyclic and heterocyclic systems (thiophene, pyrrol, furan, imidazole, pyridine, pyrimidine, indole, azepine, oxatriazines, tetrazines,…..); air and light sensitive chemistry; Spin-coating and casting films; Vaccume deposition of metal electrodes; sublimation; Film thickness measurements by a profile or prizm coupler setup; Viscometry; Flourescence; NMR, IR, HPLC and GC.
Presentations: The 214th ACS national meeting, September 7-11, 1997, Las Vegas, Nevada. (Saadeh, Haythem; Gharavi, Alireza; Yu, Dong; Yu, Luping “Polyimides with a Diazo Chromophore Exhibiting High Thermal Stability and Large Electrooptic Coefficients” Book of Abstracts, 214th ACS National Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, September 7-11, 1997, Poly-217).
Affiliation: Member of the American Chemical Society.