Dr. Yehya Amin El Sayed | American University of Sharjah

Profile

College / Department

Teaching areas

General, Quantitative, Instrumental, Forensic and Environmental chemistry.

Research areas

Research directed into providing cleaner and safer environment through air and liquid filtration with the main focus on public health: (1) Chemical characterization and health assessment of Arabian incense & Alternative Tobacco Products such as shisha (waterpipe), e-cigarettes, and Medwakh (dokha).(2) Development and modifications of activated carbon adsorbents from natural, synthetic and waste materials. (3) Air monitoring for GCC airports: Sand sampling, characterization and treatment. (4) Conversion of waste material into biooil. (5) Promoting undergraduate science education and research.

Education

PhD, Analytical Chemistry, City College of the City University of New York, United States, 2006
Other, Analytical Chemistry, City College of the City University of New York, United States, 2005
BS, Analytical Chemistry, Beirut Arab University, Lebanon, 1997

Professional experience

Professor, Biology, Chemistry And Environmental Sciences, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, 2020 - Present
Chair- Elect, Uae International Chapter, American Chemical Society, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2019 - Present
Associate Professor, Department Of Chemistry And Bce, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2015 - 2020
Assisatnt Professor, Department Of Chemistry And Bce, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2009 - 2015
Principal Scientist, Donaldson Company Inc., MN, United States, 2011 - 2011
Senior Scientist, Donaldson Company Inc., MN, United States, 2007 - 2009
Lead Engineer, Donaldson Company Inc., MN, United States, 2006 - 2007
Teaching Adjunct, Chemistry Department And Science Division, City College of New York, NY, United States, 2002 - 2006

Memberships

American Chemical Society, USA, January 2006
Hong Kong Chemical, Biological& Environmental Engineering Society (HKCBEES), February 2018 - February 2019
Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT), March 2012 - April 2018
IASH, USA, November 2007 - October 2011
Industrial Partnership for Research in Interfacial and Materials Engineering (IPRIME), April 2011 - June 2011
American Filtration and Separations Society, May 2008 - May 2010
Industrial Partnership for Research in Interfacial and Materials Engineering (IPRIME), April 2008 - June 2009
American Carbon Society, USA, June 2007 - June 2008
American Association for Aerosol Research (AAAR) , USA, September 2006 - September 2007
American Chemical Society, USA, January 2002 - January 2006
American Carbon Society, USA, June 2004 - June 2005
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