International Year of Chemistry, 2011

UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization IUPAC - International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry

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International Year of Chemistry 2011

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Contact Detail

Dr. Sultan Abu-Orabi Ideas Activities
  • IYC Representative: Jordan
  • Professor, Yarmouk University
    Irbid, Jordan
  • Email
    Tel 962 2 7211111 e
  • Sector:

  • Organizations:

    Yarmouk University
    Jordanian Chemical Society
  • IYC Interests:

    Increase the public appreciation and understanding of chemistry
    Encourage interest of young people in chemistry
    Generate enthusiasm for the creative future of chemistry
  • Web Site:


I have taught, researched, and promoted chemistry almost all of my adult life. I am n Editor-in-Chief of the Jordan Journal of Chemistry and am currently the head of the Organizing Committee of the Sixth Jordanian International Conference of Chemistry to be held at Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan (see This conference is being organized to celebrate 2011 as the year of Chemistry, and hence my interest in the IYC 2011.