Dr. Sofian M E Kanan | American University of Sharjah

Profile

College / Department

Teaching areas

Inorganic chemistry, environmental chemistry, surface and material chemistry, applied spectroscopy

Research areas

Materials and surface Chemistry, Spectroscopy, Catalysis, Semiconducting Metal Oxide (SMO) sensors, andLuminescence sensors for water analysis

Education

PhD, Inorganic And Environmental Chemistry, University of Maine, United States, 2000
MS, Organic Chemistry, Yarmouk University, Jordan, 1991
BS, Chemistry, Yarmouk University, Jordan, 1989

Professional experience

Professor, Chemistry, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2012 - Present
Associate Professor, Chemistry, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2007 - 2012
Assistant Professor, Chemistry, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2003 - 2007
Senior Scientist, Sensor Research & Development Corporation, Maine, United States, 2002 - 2003
Teaching And Research Associate, University of Maine, Maine, United States, 2000 - 2002
Teaching Assistant, University of Maine, Maine, United States, 1996 - 2000

Memberships

Editorial Board Member of Current Organocatalysis Journal, Bentham Sciences, International, Publisher , 7 January 2021
Editorial Board Member on The Jordan Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences (JJEES), Hashemite University, JJEES, International, 2019
Editor and Editorial Board Member on Cogent Environmental Sciences (Taylor & Francis), April 2016
Editorial Board Member, Scientific Reports, a journal from Nature Publishing Group, the publishers of Nature, September 2014
Editorial Board, Research on Chemical Intermediates, Springer, October 2012
Guest Editor, Research on Chemical Intermediates, Springer, March 2011
American Chemical Society, USA, August 1998 - August 2001
Chairman of the Chemistry Graduate Student Club, University of Maine, Orono, Maine, USA, August 1998 - August 2000
Jordanian Chemical Society, Amman, Jordan, August 1992 - August 1995
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