University President

 

 

 

Curriculum Vitae

A. O. AI-Youbi Professor of Physical Chemistry Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science King Abdulaziz University POBox 80203 Jeddah 21589 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

I. Personal:

 

Name:

Abdulrahman Obaid AI-Youbi

Date of Birth:

1958

Status:

Married

Tel:

00966 2 9652021 (Office)

 

00966 504580730 (Mobile)

Fax:

009662 6402888

email:

aalyoubi@kau.edu.sa

Rank :

Professor of Physical Chemistry, 2000 -until now.

II. Employment History:

A. Academic Qualifications: PhD, 1986, Physical Chemistry, Essex University, UK.

M. Sc., 1982-1983, All courses have been completed at King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and in 1983, I got a scholarship to continue my postgraduate studies in UK.

B. Sc., 1981, Honor Chemistry Degree with an excellent grade, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

B. Administrative Experience:

Vice President of King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, (2000 -up till now).

Part-time consultant at the Ministry of lligher Education, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,
(2008 -up till no
v.i). Dean of Faculty of Science, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi
Arabia, (1998 -2000).
Vice Dean of Faculty of Science, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Kingdom of
Saudi Arabia, (1992 -1998).
In addition, there were more than eighty committees, boards, teams and working
groups in King Abdulaziz University, Thiba University, Tabook University, Jazan
University, North board University and the Ministry of Higher Education. I am still
involved in some of these committees, boards, teams and working groups.

C. Academic Posts:

Professor of Physical Chemistry, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Kingdom of
Saudi Arabia, (2000 -up till now).
Associate Professor of Physical Chemistry, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah,
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, (1992 -2000).
Assistant Professor of Physical Chemistry, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah,
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, (1986 -1992).
Demonstrator at the Department of Chemistry, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah,
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, (1981 -1986).

III. Level of Computer Command (Teaching and Research):

MS Windows and MS Office packages.

Chern Sketch and Chern Draw programmes.

Hyper Chern package.

SPSS package.

Teaching Experiences:

Undergraduate Courses:

 

General Chemistry I
General Chemistry II
Quantum Chemistry

General Experimental in Physical Chemistry

B. Postgraduate Courses:

Advanced Quantum Chemistry
Statistical Thermodynamics
Molecular Spectroscopy
Chemical Kinetics and Electrochemistry
Special Topic in Physical Chemistry

V. Research and Creative Activities:

A. Research interests:

Computational and theoretical chemistry.

Molecular spectroscopy.

Solid state.

Quantum chemistry (HOMO and LUMO calculations).

Electrochemistry.

B-Experience with the following Techniques:

1 UV-Visible spectrophotometry

2 IR and FTIR spectrophotometry

3 NMR, ESR and EPR

4 Electrochemical techniques

5 Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy

6 Spectroelectrochemistry at optically transparent thin layer electrodes

7 Thermal analysis (TG, DTA)

 

C. Research Projects:

1. Proposal title: "Thermodynamics of Some Important Electrolytes in Solution".

Research project funded by King Abdulaziz University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 1988.

 

2. Proposal title: "Physiochemical Studies on Substituted Bipyridines in

 

Aqueous and Saline Solutions".
Research project funded by King Abdulaziz University, Kingdom of
Saudi Arabia, 1989.

 

3. Proposal title: "Theoretical and Experimental Investigations of

 

Catecholamine Neurotransmitters: A Structure Activity Study". Research project funded by King Abdulaziz University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 1996.

 

4. Proposal title: "Electrochemical Reeducation Of Vitamin B13".

 

Research project funded by King Abdulaziz University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 1996.

 

5. Proposal title: "Faculty of Science Programmes: Suitability between

 

Course Contents and Training Required".
Research project funded by King Abdulaziz University, Kingdom of
Saudi Arabia, 1997.

 

6. Proposal title: "Basic Science Courses: Learning Difficulties between

 

Reasons and Solutions".
Research project funded by King Abdulaziz University, Kingdom of
Saudi Arabia,
2000.

 

7. Proposal title: "Arrangements of Student Admissions in the Academic

 

Year 2D02/2003". Research project funded by King Abdulaziz University, Kingdom of
Saudi Arabia,
2001.

 

8. Proposal title: "Statistical Comparative Studies of Student Results in General Courses in Science and Social Sciences and Humanities Faculties".

 

Research project funded by King Abdulaziz University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2002.

9. Proposal title: "Statistical Studies ofthe Results for the Final Year Undergraduate Students in Science Faculty in the Last Ten Years",

Research project funded by King Abdulaziz University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2002.

 

10. Proposal title: "Comparative study of the Part time Programmes in King Abdulaziz University".

 

Research project funded by King Abdulaziz University, Kingdom of
Saudi Arabia,
2002.

 

11. Proposal title: "Higher Education Activation for Disabled Learning and Promotion in Knowledge Era",

 

Research project funded by King Abdulaziz University, Kingdom of
Saudi Arabia,
2006.

 

12. Proposal title: "Project of Evaluation and Automation in Learning English Language for King Abdulaziz University Students".

 

Research project funded by King Abdulaziz University, Kingdom of
Saudi Arabia,
2007.

VI. Conferences, Workshops and Meetings of Professional Societies Attended:

 

1. 15t National Meeting for Chemist, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 1982.

2. 2nd National Meeting for Chemist, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. 1987. A paper has been presented entitled: "The Fluorine-19 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance of Osmium Complexes"

3. 3rd National Meeting for Chemi<;t, King Fahad University for Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 1989 A paper has been presented entitled: "Thennodynamics of Metal Ion-Biprydin Complexes in Aqueous Solution Free Biprydines and in Presence ofMg and Ni"

4. High Nuclear Magnetic Resonance in Solids Conference, Oxford. UK, 1986.

5. 4th Ibn Siena Conference in Heterocyclic Chemistry, Cah'o, Egypt, 1992.

6. 1st International Conference in Chemistry, Cairo, Egypt, 2000. A paper has been presented entitled: "Thermal Decomposition ofZinc Acelate Dihydrate"

7. 1st Saudi Science Conference, Dhahran, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2002.

8. 2nd Saudi Science Conference, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2004.

9. 3rd Saudi Science Conference, Riyadh, Kingdom of Sau~1i Arabia, 2007.

10. Theoretical Chemistry: A Short Course held at University of Oxford, UK, 9-19 September 1984.

11. Development of Administration skills for Academic Leadership: A Short Course organized by Center for Teaching and Learning Development at King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 10th May 1997.

12. Invited Speaker in the workshop entitled "Activation of the Scientific Research" organized by The Saudi Chemical Society, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, ih May 2003.

13. Innovation and Creative Leadership: A Short Course organized by Institute of Public Administration, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. 21-22 February 2006.

VII. Publications:

 

1. R.H.Hilal, I.M.Kenawi and A. O. Alyoubi "Electronic Spectra and Electron ­Donating properties, of Bipyridyls". Egypt. J. Chern. 32(4), 405 (1989).

2. A. O. Alyoubi, D. 1. Forster and W. Preetz, "ElectronicWave-functions and Solution Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Parameters of Some Mixed Fluorochloroosmates (Iv)" J. Chern. Soc. Dalton. Trans., 381 (1990).

3. B.A. Abd-El-Nabey and A. O. Alyoubi, "Effects of Adsorption of (-Butanol in Polarographic Reduction of [Co(NH3)6f+ and [CU(C20 4hb-and [Cu(ll) EDTA] Complexes" International J. Chern., 1(3),103 (1990).

4. A. O. AJyoubi, "The Electron-donating Prperties of 2,2'-Bipyridine. Charge-transfer studies". Spectrochem. Acta, Part A, 47(12), 1727 (1991).

5. A. O. Alyoubi, AY.Obaid and M.M.Emara, "Physico-chemical Studies of Some Substituted Bipyridines in Aqueous NaCI04 Solutions Part 1. Synthesis and Characterization" Oriental 1. Chern. 7(2), 78 (1991).

6. A.O.Alyoubi, A. Y. Obaid and M. M. Emara, "Physico-chmeical Studies of Some Substituted Bipyridines in Aqueous NaCI04 Solutions Part 2. UV Spectrophotometric Measuremenet". Oriental 1. Chern., 7(3),107 (1991).

7. A. O. Alyoubi, "Charge-transfer Ir..teractions of Iodine with some Bipyl'idine Isomers". Spectrochem. Acta, Part A, 48(7), 1023 (1992).

8. T.A Amireh, A Hamza, A.O.Alyoubi and M. i\-1zain, "Effects of Adsorption of Propionitrle and Ethylamine on the Polarographic Behaviour of Chromate and Iodate Ions". 1. Fac. Sci, U.A.E. Univ., 5(1),1 (1993).

9. A. O. Alyoubi, AY. Obaid and M. M. Emara, "Spectrophotometric Studies of Some Bipyridine Isomers in Aqueous NaCI04 Solutions'l J. Fac. Sci, U.A.E Univ., 5(1), 12 (1993).

10. A. O. Alyoubi and R.H. Hilal,"A Theoretical and Experimental Investigation of the electronic spectra and Tautomerization ofNucleobases". Biophys. Chern. 55(3),231 (1995).

11. S.G.Aziz, A. O. Alyoubi and R.H.Hilal. "A Quantum Chemical Study of Chemisorption of Atomic Oxygen and Nitric Oxide On The Alluminum Metal Surface" . Int. J.Quant. Chern., 8(2), 55 (1997).

12. S.G.Aziz, A.Y.Obaid, A. O. Alyoubi and A.AAbdelfattah. "Inhibitive Action of Some N-methyl Dipyridinium Iodide On the Corrosion of Zinc in Hel Acid soluti.on "Corresion a,nd prevention control, 44(6) 179 (1997).

13. A. O. Alyoubi, S.G.Aziz and R.H.Hilal. "Theoretical Investigation of the Electronic Structure ofCatecholamine Neurotransmitters: l. Ground State Properties and Charge Density Distributions" El Minia Science Bull. 10(2),47 (1997).

14. S.G.Aziz and A. O. Alyoubi. "Theoretical Investigation of the Electronic Structure of Catecholamine Neurotransmitters: II. Gas-Phase Acidities" El Minia Science Bull. 10(2),36 (1997).

15. AA Samarkandy, A. O. Alyoubi-, S,G. Aziz, S.AA1-Thabaiti and R.Hilal. "Investigation of the electronic stru~ture of Catecholamine Neurotransmit+J;rs, IV ..

Nuclear magnetic Resonance Charactersters, Egypt. 1. Pharnia. Sci., 39, 1-3. 147 (1998).

 

16. AA Samarkandy, S,G. Aziz, A. O. Alyoubi, and R.Hilal. "Investigation of the electronic structure of Catecholamine Neurotransmitters. III Quantitative Analysis of the FT-IR Spectra, Egypt. 1. Pharma. Sci., 39,1-3. 133 (1998).

17. S.AAl-Thabaiti, A.AEI-Billihi, M.M.Moustafa. A.Y.Obaid, A. O. Alyoubi, A.A Samarkandy and EI-H. Diefallah "Kinetics ofThermal Decomposition ofNickel Dimethylglyoxime" J.Kau. Science. 10, 103 (1998).

18. A. O. Alyoubi, "Theoretical Investigation of the Electronic Structure and Conformational Preference of Some Spiro Systems", Intern. J. Chem., 9(2) (1999).

19. A. O. Alyoubi, "Studies on the Inhibition of Zinc Con-osion by Some Substituted 4,4'-Bipyridylium Bromides", Intern. J. Chern., 10,59 (1999).

20. S.N.Basahel, A. O. Alyoubi, AAEl-Billihi, S.AA1-Thabaiti, El·H. DiefaHah. F.M.Al-Nowaiser and M.Gabal." Thermal Decomposition of Zinc Acetate dehydrate, 1st Conference of Ch~m., Faculty of Science, Cairo University, 6-9 March (2000).

21. A.Y.Obaid, A. O. Alyoubi, AA Samarkandy, S.AAl-Thabaiti, S.S.AI-Juaid, AAEI-Billihi, El-H. Diefallah. "Kinetics of thermal Decomposition of Copper Acetate monohydrate; 1.Thermal.Anal. and Calorim., 61,985-994 (2000).

22. A. O. Alyoubi, "The geometric features and spectral characteristics of some pentaarnineruthenium(II) complexes", Spectrochem. Acta, Part A, 56 2397-2404 (2000).

23. A.A Samarkandy, A. O. Alyoubi, R.M.Khalil and AAAbdelfattah; "Inhibition of acid COlTosion of Aluminium by Thiophene and its Deerivatives; Bull. Of Electrochemistry 17 (2001) 111-114.

24. S.A Al-Thabaiti, E.H.EI-Mossalamy, A. O. Alyoubi and S.N. Basahel, Effect of LizO-Dopjng on Surface and Catalytic Properties of CUOlC0304 Solids, Conference of Catalysis, Al-Shareqa University, UAE (2005).

25. M.A Oabal, S.S. Ata-Allah S.N. Basahel, S.A AI-Thabaiti and A.O. AI-Youbi, Formation ofLaFe03 and Thermal decomposition reactions, in L~nthanum (UI) ~)xalate-iron(II) oxalate Crystalline mixture, 1. of Mater. S~i , 41 (2006).7597.

26. F. M. Al-Nowaiser, S. A. AI-Thabaiti, A. O. AI-¥oubi, A.Y. Obaid and M.A.Gabal, Thelmal Decomposition kinetics of Strontium oxalate, Chern. paper, 61 (2007) 1.

27. E. H.EI-Mossalamy, F.M. Al-Nowaiser, S.A. Al-Thabati, A. O. Aiyoubi, S.N. Basahel and A. Y. Obaid, Radiation Polymerization of 4­(Acryloylamido)benzonitrile: Zinc and Copper Complexes, Monatshefte fuer Chemie, 138, 9 (2007).

28. S.A. AL-Thabaiti, F.M. Al-Nowaiser, A.V. Obaid, A. O. AhYoubj and Z. Khan. Formation, characterization and stabilization of water-soluble colloidal Mn02in the oxidation of methionine, thiourea and thioacetamide by p~rmanganate, Colloid and Polymer Science, 285,1479-1485 (2007).

29. S.A. AL-Thabaiti , F. M. AI-Nowaiser, A. Y. Obaid, A. O. AI-Youbi and Z. Khan, Fonnation and decomposition of water-soluble colloiJal manganese dioxide during the reduction of Mn04' by cysteine, 1. Dispersion Sci. Techno., in press (2008).

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