About Hussam Alhamza
•Over seven years of lab research experience in organic synthesis, medicinal chemistry, drug development, and coordination chemistry.
•Over four years of teaching and tutoring experience in organic chemistry, general chemistry, and advanced lab techniques.
•Expertise in various analytical techniques and instruments, such as NMR, GC, UV-Vis, IR, refractometer, particle analyzer, ICP-OES, rheometer, titrations, and wet chemical analysis.
•Knowledge in validation procedures to ensure the accuracy and reliability of analytical methods.
•Ability to perform large and microscale experiments and different synthetic reactions, including various functional group transformations.
•Expertise in performing and handling air and moisture-sensitive multi-step organic and organometallic reactions.
•Experience in the isolation and purification of compounds by different laboratory techniques such as chromatography, sublimation, crystallization/recrystallization, distillation, filtration, and liquid-liquid extraction techniques
•Strong practical skills in handling laboratory equipment, pipetting, dilutions, sample preparation, and following standard operating procedures (SOPs).
•Ability to elucidate and validate structures of various unknown compounds by modern spectroscopic tools such as Nuclear Magnetic Resonance spectroscopy (1H, 13C, DEPT, COSY, HSQC, HMBC), Infrared spectroscopy (IR), Mass spectrometry (MS), Liquid Chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS) and Ultraviolet-visible spectroscopy,