Assistant Lecturer:Afaf Murtadha Kadhum

Personal Overview

I obtained my Bachelor’s degree from the University of Baghdad, College of Science, Department of Chemistry. After that, I worked at the University of Al-Muthanna as a teaching assistant in the laboratories of the Department of Chemistry. In 2016 I obtained a master’s degree in inorganic chemistry, and at the present time I am teaching inorganic chemistry for the third stage in the Department of Chemistry.


Educational Background


M.Sc:Ferdowsi University of Mashhad / inorganic chemistry

B.Sc:Baghdad University / general chemistry

Contact Information



Selected Publications

1. Applicability of dragon fruit (Hylocereus polyrhizus) peels as low-cost
biosorbent for adsorption of methylene blue from aqueous solution:
kinetics, equilibrium and thermodynamics studies.
2. Synthesis and Characterization of C/ZnO Nanocomposite: Adsorption Isotherm of a Reactive Green from Aqueous Solutions.
3. Recent advances in the synthesis of zirconium complexes and their catalytic applications.
4. Efficient Methods for Synthesis of Β-Diketonates Complexes of Europium


Research Interests

Inorganic chemistry / coordination complexes/ organometallic compounds


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