Kamal M. Dawood

Cairo University, Egypt


Bibliography Kamal M. Dawood was born in 1965 in Kafr-Elsheikh, Egypt. He graduated from Cairo University, Egypt in 1987 then he carried out his MSc and PhD studies under the supervision of Professor Ahmad Farag, Cairo University. He received his PhD in 1995 in the applications of hydrazonoyl halides in heterocyclic chemistry. In 1997 he was awarded the UNESCO Fellowship for one year at Tokyo Institute of Technology (TIT) and collaborated with Prof. T. Fuchigami in the field of ‘Electrochemical Partial Fluorination of Heterocyclic Compounds’. In 1999, he was awarded the JSPS (Japan Society for Promotion of Science) Fellowship for two years and worked again with Professor Fuchigami at TIT in the same field.. He was awarded the Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship at Hanover University in 2004-2005 with Prof. A. Kirschning in the field of polymer supported palladium catalysed cross coupling reactions and in 2007 and 2008 with Prof. Peter Metz at TU-Dresden, Germany, and in the field of total synthesis of natural products. In 2002 he promoted to Associate Professor and in May 2007 he was appointed as Professor of Organic chemistry, Faculty of Science, Cairo University. In 2002 he received the Cairo University Award in Chemistry and in 2007 he received the State-Award in Chemistry.

Biography Updated on 21 October 2010

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