Courses

 DESCRIPTION Physical method for Identification of reaction mechanism Nucleophilic Substitution reaction Elimination reactions Addition to carbonyl group Electrophilic and Nucleophilic Aromatic Substitution Reaction Rearrangement OBJECTIVE After...
A literature review of one of the topics suggested by the staff members. The student should present a talk on the topic after reviewing the literature and preparaing a written article. The staff member would then evaluate the student accordingly
Stereochemistry, linear Gibbs energy relation, thermo chemistry, solutions, kinetics and mechanism, interpretation of rate constant, application of the per cyclic selection rule, photochemistry
A comprehensive study of a specialized subject among organic chemistry; i.e. industrial organic chemistry technology, multi-nuclear NMR, ...etc.
Organic Chemistry (2) Organic halides (IUPAC nomenclature, Physical properties, Synthesis, Grignard reagents, Nucleophilic substitution SN1, SN2. E1, E2 mechanism). IUPAC nomenclature, Classification, Physical properties, Synthesis, Reactions of the...
Heterocyclic Organic Chemistry Heterocycles, Nomenclature, Aromaticity, Five-membered heterocycles: Pyrroles, Indoles, Diazoles, Synthesis, Reactions, Cycloaddition Reactions, Six-membered heterocycles, Pyridine, quinoline, Basicity, Synthesis,...
Advanced Organic Synthesis Oxidation-reduction reactions. Application of modern synthetic reactions in C-C bond and multi step organic synthesis
Introduction, Secondary metabolites, isolation, separation and structural identification. Isoprenoids: Terpenes, classification, monoterpenes and sesquiterpenes. Steroids: Triterpenoids and Sterols, Cardinolides, Biosynthesis of Terpenoids and...
The goal of this course is to expose students to biopolymer structure, synthesis (solution and solid phase synthesis, and characterization.  The course will focus on some of the key synthetic methods manufacturing technologies. Applications of...
Syllabus:  Course DatesWeek 1: Course introductionRetrosynthetic analysis: Strategic disconnectionsRetrosynthetic analysis: Disconnections with polarity reversal (umpolung) Week 2 and 3: OxidationsI. Metal Based Reagents1. Chromium Reagents2...
The goal of this course is to expose students to the modern techniques of polymer synthesis and characterization. The course will focus on some of the key synthetic methods for making plastics and the characterization techniques for determining the...
Hydrocarbon Compounds, Chemical Bonds (ionic, Covalent), Atomic and Molecular orbital, Hybridization, Polarity and Inductive effect.                                             Alkanes, Cycloalkanes (Alkyl groups, IUPAC nomenclature, Physical      ...