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Curriculum Vita
 
of
 
Prof. Adel El-Azhary
 
Department of Chemistry,
Faculty of Science, King Saud University,
P.O. Box 2455, Arriyad 11451,Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Phone: (9661) 467-4367
e-mail:  azhary60@hotmail.com
 
 
Positions
 
Prof.: Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt, 7/2006.
 
Assistant Prof.: Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, King Saud University, Arriyad, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 10/1999 – till now.
 
Assistant Prof.: Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt, 5/1998 – 10/1999.
 
Lecturer: Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt, 12/1997 – 5/1998.
 
Alexander von Humboldt fellow: Institut für Theoretische Chemie, Universität Stuttgart, Germany, 12/1995 – 12/1997.
 
Lecturer: Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt, 9/1990 12/1995.
 
Research and teaching assistant: Chemistry Department, University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois, USA, 6/1984 – 6/1990.
 
Instructor: Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt, 9/1979 – 6/1984.
 
 
Education
 
Ph.D. in Vibrational Circular Dichroism of small molecules, University of Illinois at Chicago, spring 1990.
 
M.Sc. in Physical Chemistry, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1987.
 
M.Sc. in Electronic spectra and charge transfer complexes of some heterocyclic compounds, Cairo University, 1984.
 
14 computer courses as part of the M.Sc. degree in Computer Science, Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1987 – 1990.
 
B.Sc. in Chemistry, Cairo University, 1979.
 
 
Experience
 
I have a wide variety of experiences in organic synthesis, uv-visible and IR spectroscopy, computational chemistry and computer science. My M.Sc. thesis was mainly concerned with the uv-visible and charge transfer spectra and semi-empirical MO calculations using the INDO/CI method. My Ph.D. thesis was concerned with the understanding of the nature of vibrational circular dichroism (VCD). This required measuring the IR, Raman and VCD spectra of different organic molecules. In the mean time we were interested in comparing the experimental with the calculational results, which required using different quantum chemistry programs like the GAUSSIAN, GAMESS and CADPAC programs.
 
During my post-doctoral fellowship at the university of Stuttgart, I was working on the derivation of the MP2 energy gradient equations for local and canonical orbitals and programming these equations as part of the MOLPRO program. The MOLPRO program is one of the fastest and most promising ab initio quantum chemistry packages available but lacked the ability to calculate the energy gradients and vibrational frequencies analytically. This was the first time to include the energy gradient for local orbitals in an ab initio program.
 
Currently we are using the experimental vibrational, IR and Raman, and ab initio computational methods to study the structure and vibrational spectra of different crown ethers and their alkali metal cation complexes. Examples of crown ethers studied are 12-crown-4, 18-crown-6, 12-thiacrown-4 and 18-thiacrown-6. The importance of crown ethers lies in their ability to form complexes with metal cations of the nuclear waste to reduce their amount to be stored. They are also used in cancer treatment, biomedical diagnosis, photochemistry, chromatography and liquid crystals. This work can be extended to other crown ethers, for example, 9-crown-3, 15-crown-5, 21-crown-7 and 24-crown-8 and their sulphur analogs. This research project is funded by King Abdul Aziz City for Science and Technology. This work, so far, was welcomed by five papers published in one of the most prominent journals in the field of physical chemistry, Journal of Physical Chemistry.
 
We are also planning to work on a second project of clusters and nanoparticles. This involves theoretical studies of some selected nanoparticles, as the molecular dynamics of nanotubes and studying the optical properties of some synthesized clusters as ZnO. Cluster chemsitry has gained much interest recently due to their wide applications for their surface/volume ratio and their properties that are different from those of the bulk matter. This project aims to understanding the structure and properties of differenct clusters and nanoparticles and the reasons behind their stability.
 
In both my M.Sc. and Ph.D. work, I had to synthesis some of the organic compounds to be used in my work that gave me some experience with organic synthesis. During my Ph.D. study, I took about 14 computer courses that helped me in my research and added to my experience. A list of computer courses I studied at the Computer Science Department at the University of Illinois at Chicago is attached. I have also a fair knowledge of the German language.
 
During my stay at the King Saud University in Saudi Arabia, I made substantial improvements in the four Quantum chemsitry and Spectroscopy courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels taught at the Chemsitry Department. This involved not only making significant improvements the subject matter of the contents of these courses but also writing four books in these subjects and translation of one of the main reference books in the field of Spectroscopy. Teaching of the graduate quantum chemistry course required the use of quantum chemsitry programs and computers. This has been welcomed by both the chemistry department and the graduate students to learn of the use of computers and its applications in the field of chemsitry. This helped the establishment a computer room for the undergraduate chemistry students, for the first time.
 
 
 
 
Permanent Address
Adel El-Azhary
Chemistry Department,
Faculty of Science,
Cairo University,
Giza, Egypt.
e-mail:  azhary60@hotmail.com
 
Current Address
Adel El-Azhary
Department of Chemistry,
Faculty of Science,
King Saud University,
P.O. Box 2455, Arriyad 11451,
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Phone: (9661) 467-4367,
e-mail:  azhary60@hotmail.com
 
 
 
Research Projects
 
1.                  Project number AR 21-45, funded by King Abdul Aziz City of Science and Technology, entitled "Theoretical and Practical studies of the Spectroscopy and Structure of Some Crown Ether complexes". A SR 1 million funded research project.
 
2.                  Project number Chem/24-25/09, funded by the Research Center at the Faculty of Science, King Saud University, entitled "A Study of the Structure and Vibrational Spectra of 12-Crown-4 and some of its Complexes with Metal Cations".
 
3.                 Project number Chem/27/06, funded by the Research Center at the Faculty of Science, King Saud University, entitled "Basis set effect and factors affecting the relative energies of the different possible conformations".
 
 
 
Conference Presentations
 
1.  El-Azhary and T. A. Keiderling, Vibrational Analysis and VCD of trans-1,2-dicyanocyclopropane, Forty-third Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 1988.
 
2.  A. El-Azhary, J. S. Chickos and T. A. Keiderling, Vibrational Analysis and VCD of trans-tetrahydrofuran-3,4-d2, Forty-fifth Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 1990.
 
3.  A. El-Azhary, G. Rauhut, P. Pulay, and H.-J. Werner, Analytische Energiegradient für lokal MP2, 33th Symposium für Theoretische Chemie, 22–25 Sept., 1997, Bornheim-Walberger, Germany.
 
4.  A. El-Azhary and A. A. Al-Kahtani, A conformational study of the structure of free 12-crown-4, CHEM. 2, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt, 4–6 Mar., 2002.
 
5.   A. A. Al-Kahtani and A. A. El-Azhary, A conformational study of the structure of free 18-crown-6, International conference on Chemistry and Industry, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 11–14 Dec., 2004.
 
6.  A. A. Al-Kahtani and A. A. El-Azhary, Experimental and Theoretical Study of the Vibrational Spectra of 12-crown-4 alkali metal cation complexes, CHEM. 4, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt, 5–8 Mar., 2006.
 
 
 
Books
 
1. A. El-Azhary and A. A. Al-Kahtani, Principles of Quantum Chemistry, Part I, King Saud University Press, 2004.
 
2. A. A. El-Azhary, Problems and solutions of Quantum Chemistry, Part I, King Saud University Press,  2003.
 
3. A. A. El-Azhary and A. A. Al-Kahtani, Principles of Quantum Chemistry, Part II, King Saud University Press, in press.
 
4. A. A. El-Azhary, Problems and Solutions of Quantum Chemistry, Part II, King Saud University Press, 2006.
 
 
Book Translation
 
A. A. El-Azhary, Fundamentals of Molecular Spectroscopy, Colin N. Banwell, Elaine M. McCash, Fourth Edition, submitted for publication.
 
 
 
  

List of Publications

 
1. R. H. Abu Eittah, M. Hamed, A. Nigm and A. A. El-Azhary, Molecular orbital treatment of some heterocycles with three heteroatoms and their benzo-derivatives, Int. J. Quantum. Chem., 28, 731, 1985.
 
2. R. H. Abu Eittah, A. Osman and A. A. El-Azhary, The electron donating properties of some heterocycles with more than two heteroatoms-charge transfer studies, Can. J. Chem., 31, 122, 1986.
 
3. R. H. Abu Eittah, A. Nigm, M. Hamed and A. A. El-Azhary, Spectroscopic studied on some heterocycles with more than two heteroatoms and their benzo-derivatives-A molecular orbital treatment, Can. J. Spectrosc., 31, 149, 1986.
 
4. A. El-Azhary, J. S. Alper, M. A. Lowe and T. A. Keiderling, Infrared and Raman spectra and normal coordinate analysis of trans-1,2-dicyanocyclopropane and its isotopomers, Spectrochim. Acta, 1315, 44A, 1988.
 
5. A. A. El-Azhary, Vibrational analysis of the spectra of 1,2,5-oxadiazole, 1,2,5-thiadiazole and 1,2,5-selenadiazole, Acta Chem. Scand., 49, 11, 1995.
 
6. A. A. El-Azhary, Vibrational analysis of the spectra of 1,3,4-oxadiazole and 1,3,4-thiadiazole, Spectrochim. Acta, 995, 51A, 1995.
 
7. A. A. El-Azhary, Correlated ab initio force fields and vibrational analysis of oxazole and thiazole, J. Chem. Research, (s) 174, (M) 1149, 1995.
 
8. A. A. El-Azhary and H. U. Suter, Correlated ab initio force fields and vibrational analysis of isoxazole and isothiazole, J. Phys. Chem., 12751, 12751, 1995.
 
9. A. A. El-Azhary and M. El-Shakr, Ab initio force fields and vibrational analysis of oxazole and thiazole using the density functional theory, J. Chem. Research, (s) 354, (M) 3123, 1995.
 
10. A. A. El-Azhary, Vibrational analysis of the spectra of 1,3,4-oxadiazole, 1,3,4-thiadiazole, 1,2,5-oxadiazole and 1,2,5-thiadiazole, Comparison between DFT, MP2 and HF force fields, Spectrochim. Acta, 33, 52A, 1996.
 
11. A. A. El-Azhary, and H. U. Suter, Comparison between optimized geometries and vibrational frequencies calculated by the DFT methods, J. Phys. Chem., 15056, 100, 1996.
 
12. A. A. El-Azhary and R. A. Hilal, Vibrational analysis of the spectra of furan and thiophene, Spectrochim. Acta, 1365, 53A, 1997.
 
13. A. A. El-Azhary, H. U. Suter and J. Kubelka, A theoretical and experimental investigation of the geometry and vibrational frequencies of 1,2,3-triazole, 1,2,4-triazole and tetrazole, J. Phys. Chem., 620, 102A, 1998.
 
14. A. A. El-Azhary, G. Rauhut, P. Pulay and H.-J. Werner, Analytical energy gradient for local second-order Moller-Plesset perturbation theory, J. Chem. Phys., 5185, 108, 1998.
 
15. G. Rauhut, A. E. Azhary, F. Eckert, U. Schumann and H. Werner, Impact of local approximations on MP2 vibrational frequencies, Spectrochim. Acta, 647, 55A, 1999.
 
16. A. A. El-Azhary, A DFT study of the geometries and vibrational spectra of indene and some of its heterocyclic analogues, benzofuran, benzoxazole, benzothiophene, benzothiazole, indole and indazole, Spectrochim. Acta, 2437, 55A, 1999.
 
17. A. A. El-Azhary and A. A. Al-Kahtani, Theoretical study of the structure and vibrational spectra of the Ci(2) conformation of 18-crown-6, Spectrochim. Acta, 2783, 56A, 2000.
 
18. A. A. El-Azhary and A. A. Al-Kahtani, Force field scale factors of effective core potential basis sets of some selenium and tellurium heterocyclic molecules, selenophen, 1,2,5-selenadiazole, tellurophene and 1,2,5-telluradiazole, THEOCHEM, 81, 572, 2001.
 
19. A. A. El-Azhary, A Couple—Cluster Study of the Structure and Vibrational Spectra of Pyrazole and Imidazole, Spectrochim. Acta A, 2003, 59A, 2003.
 
20. S. El-Taher and Adel A. El-Azhary, Theoretical investigation of the structures and properties of fluoromethyl peroxyl radicals, Int. J. Quant. Chem., 502, 98, 2004.
 
21. A. A. El-Azhary and A. A. Al-Kahtani, Conformational study of the structure of free 12-crown-4, J. Phys. Chem. A, 9601, 108, 2004.
 
22. N. A. Al-Jallal, A. Al-Kahtani and A. A. El-Azhary, Conformational study of the structure of free 18-crown-6, J. Phys. Chem. A, 3694, 109, 2005.
 
23. A. A. El-Azhary and A. A. Al-Kahtani, Experimental and theoretical study of the vibrational spectra of 12-crown-4, J. Phys. Chem. A, 4505, 109, 2005.
 
24. A. A. El-Azhary and A. Al-Kahtani, Conformational study of the structure of 12-crown-4 alkali metal cation complexes, J. Phys. Chem. A, 8041, 109, 2005.
 
25. S. Al-Rusaese, A. A. Al-Kahtani, and A. A. El-Azhary, Experimental and theoretical study of the vibrational spectra of 12-crown-4—alkali metal cation complexes, J. Phys. Chem. A, 8676, 110, 2006.
 
26. K. J. Jalkanen, J. D. Gale, G. J. Jalkanen, D. F. McIntosh, A. El Azhary, and G. M. Jensen, Trans-1,2-Dicyano-cyclopropane and other cyano-cyclopropane derivatives, A theoretical and experimental VA, VCD, Raman and ROA spectroscopic study, accepted for publication.
 
27. A. A. Al-Kahtani, N. A. Al-Jallal and A. A. El-Azhary, Experimental and theoretical study of the vibrational spectra of 18-crown-6 and its alkali metal cation complexes, in preparation.
 
28. A. A. El-Azhary, conformational and vibrational analysis of 12-thiacrown-4, to be submitted for publication.
 
29. N. A. Al-Jallal and A. A. El-Azhary, Conformational study of the structure of 18-crown-6—alkali metal cation complexes, to be submitted for publication.

 

 

Work Shops
 
1. Nanotechnology and its Applications, King Abdul Aziz City for Science and Technology, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 31–29 Jan., 2006.
 
2. Nano research at Universities: The Road Toward Fulfilling the Vision of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosqus, , Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 28–29 Jan., 2007.
 
 
 
Thesis supervsion
 
Ph.D. Thesis
 
A. A. El-Azhary, A. A. El-Khtani and A. Al-Jallal, Structural and vibrational study of free 18-crown-6 and some of its complexes, registration data: 11/9/1422.

A. A. El-Azhary, W. Kially and M. M. El-Mogran, Structure and stability of some carbon and silicon carbon and silicon clusters, registration data: 28/10/1424.
 
 
Thesis Defence committee
 
M.Sc. Thesis
 
G. S. El-Atteby, Experimental and theoretical studies of some compounds of tetrahydroborate, J. S. G. Al-Otibia, Girls College of Education at Riyadh, Girls Educational affairs, Chemistry Department, 2003.
 
XXXXXX , Conformational and vibrational analysis of acetyle acetone alkaline earth metal complexes, 2007.
 
 
Reviewer for the following professional journals
 
Journal of the American Chemical Society
Journal of Physical Chemistry
 
 
 

 

 

 

  

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