Nezar Al Bataineh, Ph.D

Assistant Professor

Abu Dhabi Campus

+971 2 6133259


Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont

M.S. Applied Industrial Inorganic Chemistry Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan

B.Pharm. Jordan University of Science

Research Interests

  • Development of new methodologies for the synthesis of N-containing heterocyclic pharmaceuticals.
  • Natural product total synthesis.

Selected Publications

  • Nezar Al-Bataineh, K. N. Houk, Matthias Brewer ,Xin Hong. “(2+1)-Cycloaddition Reactions Give Further Evidence of the Nitrenium-like Character of 1-Aza-2-azoniaallene Salts” J. Org. Chem., 2017, 82 (7), pp 4001–4005.

  • Xin Hong; Daniel A. Bercovici; Zhongyue Yang; Nezar Al-Bataineh; Ramya Srinivasan; Ram C. Dhakal; K. N. Houk; Matthias Brewer, "Mechanism and Dynamics of Intramolecular C–H Insertion Reactions of 1-Aza-2-azoniaallene Salts", J. Am. Chem. Soc.2015137 (28), pp 9100- 9107.
  • Nezar Q. Al-Bataineh; Matthias Brewer, "Iodine(III)-Mediated Bicyclic Diazenium Salt Formation", Tetrahedron Letters2012, 53 (40), pp 5411- 5413.
  • J. Wyman , M. I. Javed , N. Al-Bataineh , and M. Brewer, " Synthetic Approaches to Bicyclic Diazenium Salts", J. Org. Chem., 2010, 75 (23), pp 8078–8087.

Teaching Courses

  • Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry -1 
  • Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry-2
  • Analytical Chemsitry
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Biochemistry


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