Abdullah Saleh, Ph.D

Associate Professor

Al Ain Campus

+971 3 7024876



PhD. Organic Chemistry, University of Connecticut, USA

Research Interests

Synthesis of pyrazole and isoxazole biologicaly active compounds.

Selected Publications

  • A Concise Route to 4-Aminomethylpyrazoles and 4-Aminomethylisoxazoles from Acetylacetone-derived Hexahydropyrimidines under Mild Conditions. Abdullah I. Saleh, Kayed A. Abu-Safieh, Bader A. Salameh. Chemical Papers, 2015, 69(5) 729–736.
  • Synthesis of 1,3-disubstituted hexahydropyrimidine derivatives from dibenzoylmethane, acetylacetone, ethyl acetoacetate: one-pot FeCl3-catalyzed Mannich reaction. Abdullah Saleh, Martha Morton, and John D’Angelo, Synth. Commun. 2014, 44(19), 2715-2723.

Teaching Courses

  • General Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry 2


  • ACS
  • JCS