College / Department

Teaching areas

General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Supramolecular Chemistry, Nanoscience, Spectroscopy.

Research areas

Our current research projects involve: (i) the design and preparation of fluorescent chemical sensors for ions an molecules, (ii) the preparation and development of new materials for environmental remediation, and (iii) the design and preparation of targeted drug-delivery vehicles for cancer treatment. More details are available at the research group website (www.malsayah.com).

Education

BS, American University of Beirut, Lebanon, 1994
MS, American University of Beirut, Lebanon, 1996
PhD, University of Alberta, Canada, 2002

Professional experience

Visiting Scholar, Harvard University, USA, 2012-2013 and Summers of 2014 and 2017.
Visiting Associate, American University of Beirut, Lebanon, Summers of 2007-2012.
Research Associate, Department of Chemistry, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, USA, 2002-2004.

Memberships

American Chemical Society (ACS); International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC)

Contact

malsayah@aus.edu
+971 6 515 2426