Dhia A. Habboush, Ph.D.

Dhia A. Habboush, Ph.D.

Professor , Chemistry

Area of Specialization

Analytical/Inorganic Chemistry. Physical Methods (Theory and Instrumentation) in Inorganic Chemistry: Electronic (Ultraviolet—Visible) Spectroscopy; Vibrational (Infrared and Raman) Spectroscopy; Mass Spectrometry; Magnetic Susceptibility; X-Ray Diffraction; Thermogravimetry; Electroanalytical (Cyclic and Normal Pulse Voltammetry).

Degrees and Certifications

    • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, SUNY Buffalo, (1980-82)
    • Senior Visiting Research Fellow, University of Southampton, UK (1976-77)
    • Ph.D. University of Southampton, UK (1969)
    • B.Sc. College of Science, University of Baghdad, Iraq (1965)

Teaching Responsibilities

    • Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
    • Advanced Integrated Laboratory
    • Chemical Applications of Group Theory

Research Interests and Grants

    Primary research interest is molten salts chemistry: spectroscopic thermogravimetric and electrochemical studies of species and reactions (acid-base, redox, and complex formation) in molten salts. Other areas of interest are strengths of oxo acids and supramolecular chemistry.

    Other Interests

    To promote a critical appreciation of the links between various areas of knowledge, mainly, science, philosophy and religion.

Publications and Presentations

Contact Information

Office Location & Hours

  • Location:
    Science Ctr of Academic Bldg SC*105A
    College of Arts and Sciences
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