Hussam Alhamza

Researcher, Florida Institute of Technology
  • Florida Institute of Technology
  • United States of America

About Hussam Alhamza

• Over seven years of research lab experience in organic synthesis, air-sensitive techniques, coordination chemistry, medicinal chemistry, and drug development • Over four years of teaching and tutoring organic chemistry, advanced lab techniques, and general chemistry labs. • Experience in the development of efficient approaches towards the design and synthesis of target molecules • Ability to perform large and microscale experiments and carrying out different synthetic reactions, including various functional group transformations. • Expertise in performing and handling air and moisture-sensitive multi-step organic and organometallic reactions • Knowledge in maximizing the efficiency of the existing synthetic schemes via the utilization of catalysis, cheaper, and less toxic reagents • Expertise in various purifications techniques such as chromatography, sublimation, crystallization/recrystallization, distillation, filtration, and liquid-liquid extraction techniques • 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, NOE, HMBC), Infrared spectroscopy (IR), Mass spectrometry (MS), High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), and Gas chromatography-mass spectrometry GC-MS, Liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS) and Ultraviolet-visible spectroscopy


Catalysis Chemical synthesis Inorganic chemistry Organic chemistry


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