Professor of Organic Chemistry
Faculty member of Organic Chemistry Department
Najmedin Azizi was born in Zanjan, Iran, in 1973. He received his BS degree in Chemistry from Zanjan University, and his MS and PhD degrees in Organic Chemistry from Sharif University of Technology, Iran,under the supervision of Professor Mohammad Reza Saidi in 2001 and 2005, respectively. Currently he is the faculty member at Chemistry & Chemical Engineering Research Center of Iran (CCERCI).
- Organic Chemistry: To promote interdisciplinary research and teaching culture
- Catalysis: Development of nanocatalysts and transition-metal catalyzed and organocatalytic bio-active carbogens and late functionalisation of bioactive scaffolds.
- Green/Sustainable Chemistry: Development of heterogeneous/solid-supported catalysts for organic reactions; microwave-assisted organic reactions; Use of innocuous reaction
- media-water, ionic liquids, and deep eutectic solvent and water in promoting organic reactions; Greener synthetic routes to bio-active natural products, cardiovascular drugs, and other biologically active molecules; All-water and protecting group-free synthetic strategies.