American University of Beirut

Department of Chemistry

​​​​​​​​Welcome to the Department of Chemistry!

The Department of Chemistry at the American University of Beirut prepares students for advanced studies and professional careers in Chemistry. ​The department delivers
a strong theoretical course of study and practical training in the chemical sciences
to assure the success of its students in graduate schools, professional schools and

​News and Events​

  • Two of our Chemistry colleagues are among the highly cited researchers worldwide in 2023, Dr. Digambara Patra and Dr. Antoine Ghauch.​ read more.
  • ​​Three of our Chemistry colleagues are among the highly cited researchers worldwide.​ read more.
  • Dr. Najat Saliba wins 2019 "For Women in Science" Award. read more.
  • Chairperson Tarek Ghaddar wins 2018 Research Excellence Award. read more.
  • ​​​Former Student Mrs. Hala Abou Assi wins Carl A. Winkler Award at McGill University Canada. read more.​
  • 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. read mor​e​​.
  • ​Professor Mazen Al-Ghoul's ​second edition book "Chemical Thermodynamics: Reversible and Irreversible Thermodynamics" released. read more.​​

​Contact Us

Mailing Address
Department of Chemistry 
American University of Beirut 
P.O.Box 11-0236 / Department of Chemistry 
Riad El-Solh / Beirut 1107 2020 

Tel: +961-1-374374 e​xt. 3970

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