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Mirjafari, Arsalan (PhD)

Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry & Physics
Office: SH 0431
Phone: 239-590-1270

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Postdoctoral Research Associate: University of South Alabama 08/2010 -- 08/2012
Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry; University of Isfahan 08/2004 -- 08/2009
M.S. in Organic Chemistry, University of Isfahan 08/2001-- 04/2003
B.S. in Chemistry, University of Isfahan 08/1996--08/2000

Research and Teaching Interests

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Ionic liquids, Sustainable Chemistry
TEACHING INTERESTS: Organic Chemistry I and II, Practical NMR Spectroscopy, Materials Chemistry.


*indicates undergraduate research students

Grants & Awards

  • ACS Petroleum Research Fund − Undergraduate Research (UR) Grants: Click Synthesis and Physicochemical Characterization of Amphiphile Ionic Liquids with Enhanced Fluidity and Diverse Functionalities; 2018.
  • National Science Foundation − Major Research Instrumentations (MRI): MRI: Acquisition of a 400 MHz NMR Spectrometer to Support Undergraduate Research and Chemical Education at Florida Gulf Coast University; 2015.
  • UGS Communities in Transition Initiative: PI Title: Protecting Southwest Florida from Chemical Disasters during Hurricanes: A Green Chemistry/Outreach Approach; 2018, 2019.
  • Junior Faculty Scholarship Excellence Award of FGCU, 2015.