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Department of Chemistry at FAS, AUB
Department of Chemistry

A BS degree in Chemistry provides you with a strong theoretical background as well as a good practical training that prepares you to go into industry, teaching, medicine, or continue your career as a professional chemist. The Department focuses on the four major branches of Chemistry namely analytical, organic, inorganic and physical Chemistry.

    • Former Student Mrs. Hala Abou Assi wins Carl A. Winkler Award at McGill University Canada.
    • Undergraduate Student Ms. Jana Kobeissi wins Philip Hitti Prize.
    • Professor Pierre Karam selected by the World Economic Forum as one of the 50 extraordinary scientists under the age of 40 for contributions to advancing the frontiers of science, engineering and technology!
    • Dr. Al-Ghoul's ​second edition book "Chemical Thermodynamics: Reversible and Irreversible Thermodynamics" released!Click here​ to read more.
    • Haddadin's Sympo​sium took place on October 20 to October 21 2016. The full story is at AUB News Website
    • Associate Professor, Antoine Ghauch awarded PEER 2 grant. Full story at
    • Former student of Dr. Sultan, Tony Karam, received the Neil Kestner Physical Chemistry Award in the department of chemistry at Louisiana State University for his outstanding research work
    • A 3 to 6 months internship opportunity at Beiersdorf is now open for senior undergraduate students with research experience and graduate students
    • Prof. Bilal Kaafarani has been awarded AUB’s Teaching Excellence Award for the year 2016
    • Amani Hariri gets publication in Nature Chemistry
    • Dr. Makhluf Haddadin honored on his 80th birthday
    • Chemistry launching the Haddadin lectureship on March 18, 2015
    • Dr. Mazen Al-Ghoul's work featured on PCCP cover
    • Mr. Issam Sleiman Azar wins the President's Service Excellence Award
    • Distinguished Professor Mark Kurth visits AUB
    • Organic Chemistry Competition strikes again
    • Former MS Chemistry Graduate Hovig Kouyoumdjian receives MSU Award
    • Dr. Najat Saliba receives $2.1 million research grant
    • AUB honors Chemistry professor Makhluf Haddadin
    • The DAVIS-BEIRUT Reaction
    • Dr. Ghauch's Research Highlighted on Chem. Eng. Jour. Cover
    • Chemistry Distinction Students
    • Chemistry students receive University awards
    • Organic Chemistry Competition 2014
    • Dr. Lara Halaoui appointed Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences
    • Dr. Pierre Karam receives grant award
    • The American Unversity of Beirut establishes the Constantine H. (Costas) and Bonnie Issidorides Chair in Organic Chemistry
  • Thesis Defense by Ms. Maya Amash 18-April-2018
  • Seminar​ by Professor Samir Z. Zard 28-February-2018
  • Seminar​ by Dr. Salem Kharat 21-February-2018
  • Seminar by Professor Mustafa El-Sayed 21-April-2016
  • Seminar by Dr. Rami Al-Oweini, 20-April-2016
  • Seminar by Professor Tobin Marks 7-April-2016
  • Seminar by Dr. Hasih Al Hashimi, 10-February-2016
  • Seminar by Dr. Ahmad Kabbani, 29-April-2015
  • Haddadin Lecture 1, 18-March-2015
  • Seminar by Dr. Houssam El-Rassy, 03-December-2014
  • Seminar by Dr. Ali Trabolsi, 27-November-2014
  • Seminar by prof. S. Holger Eichhorn, 12-June-2014
  • Seminar by Dr. Bilal Kaafarani, 30-April-2014
  • Seminar by Dr. Tarek Ghaddar, 9-April-2014
  • Seminar by Dr. Lara Halaoui, 8-April-2014
  • Seminar by Dr. Musa Z. Nazer, 26-March-2014
  • Seminar by Dr. Mark J. Kurth, 19-March-2014
  • Seminar by Dr. Malek Tabbal, 18-March-2014
  • Seminar by Dr. Omar Obeid, 5-March-2014
  • Seminar by Dr. Makhluf Haddadin, 26-February-2014
  • Seminar by Dr. Mutasem Shehadeh, 25-February-2014
  • Seminar by Dr. Mohamad Hmadeh, 18-February-2014
  • Seminar by Dr. Ghazi Zaatari, 12-February-2014
  • Seminar by Mr. Elie Nakouzi, 19-December-2013
  • Seminar by Dr. Rabih Sultan, 04-December-2013
  • Seminar by Dr. Claude Casellas, 21-November-2013
  • Seminar by Dr. Hala Muhtaseb, 27-November-2013
  • Seminar by Mrs. Nina Esipenko, 13-November-2013
  • Seminar by Dr. Rony Khnayzer, 30-October-2013
  • Seminar by Dr. Kamal Badr, 23-October-2013
  • Seminar by Dr. Pierre Karam, 09-October-2013

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