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Dr.Ihsan Ahmed Shehadi Vice Dean of College of Sciences Academic RankAssociate Professor


  • Physical Chemistry

Research Interests:

  • Computational Chemistry, Catalysis and Chemical Education


- Ph. D. Physical Chemistry, Northern University, Boston, U.S.A, 1997 - B.Sc. in Chemistry, American University of Beirut, Lebanon, 1990
- Sept. 1, 2014-present:Chairman of the Department of Chemistry, University of Sharjah - Sept 1, 2013-present Associate Professor, University of Sharjah - Sept. 1, 2010 to Sept. 2013 Assistant Professor, University of Sharjah - 2002 to 2009 Assistant Professor, UAEU, Alain - 1999-2001 Staff research Scientist, Northeastern University, Boston, U.S.A - 1998 to 1999 Postdoctoral researcher, Boston University, Boston, U.S.A
- Member of the Editorial of Journal of Applied chemistry. - Member of the Editorial of the Journal of Thermodynamics and Catalysis. - Member and coordinator of numerous committees at all levels - Organizing Committee of many conferences
- American Chemical Society - Member of the Protein Society, U.S.A. - Member of the Division of Physical Chemistry. - Member of the International Society of Bio-computing (ISBC)
- Preparation of activated carbon from UAE native plants - Preparation and characterization of metal oxides/ Mixed metal oxide catalysts
- Ihsan A. Shehdai, An Overview on Recent Trends in Catalysis, Journal of Thermodynamics and Catalysis, 5 (1) 2014. (Editorial) - Abbas Khaleel, Ihsan Shehadi, and Ali Al-Marzouqi, Unique textural properties of titanium-doped alumina via sol-gel synthesis under non-acidic conditions, Materials Letters 68 (2012), 1-13. - Abbas Khaleel, Ihsan Shehadi, and Ali Al-Marzouqi, Catalytic conversion of chloromethane to methanol and dimethyl ether over mesoporous -alumina, Fuel and Processing Technol. 92 (2011) 1783–1789. - Salman Ashraf, Ihsan Shehadi, Syed Marzouk and Brian Murphy, An Integrated Professional and Transferable Skills Course for Undergraduate Chemistry Students, Journal of Chemical Education, 88, 1, ( January 2011), 44-48.
- Structure-Function Correlations of the Antagonist Effects of Flavonoids Present in Medicinal Plants on Oxidative Reactive Molecules - Photo Catalytic degradation of Azo dyes on different types of clays
- Best performance Award for excellence in the Department, College of Sciences, University of Sharjah, 2013. - Merit Award for exceptional service to the United Arab Emirates University, UAE University, 2006 - Best performance Award for excellence in Service in the Department, United Arab Emirates University, 2007
Motivation coupled with opportunity leads to high quality education
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