Ramia Al Bakain

Professor of Analytical, Bioanalytical and Environmental Chemistry at The University of Jordan
Member of the Global Young Academy
ISC Fellow

Dr. Al Bakain holds a PhD with honour degree in Analytical, Bioanalytical and Environmental Chemistry from Université Pierre et Marie Curie and Ecole Supérieure de Physique et de Chimie Analytique (ESPCI), Paris – France. She is now working as a professor at the University of Jordan- Amman/ Dep. of Chemistry, where her duties include teaching Analytical, Bioanalytical and Environmental courses for both undergraduate and graduate levels, supervising Master and PhD students, as well as carrying on scientific research.

Her research focuses on the impact of using analytical chemistry for developing new green methods in water-agriculture-food security, green technique for water and wastewater treatment, and sustainable application in saving natural resources.

Regarding her work in marine pollution, especially in microplastic pollution, toxic organic pollutants and heavy metals; she started working in this field in 2017 in collaboration with Lebanon and France. She has a team of Master students, technicians and professors with whom they are trying to solve the issue of microplastic identification and quantification in water and wastewater. In 2022, she obtained a fund from the Austrian Academy of Science to run a project about microplastic evaluation in the environment (soil and air).

She has wide international scientific collaborations in environmental pollution with USA, France, Germany, Lebanon, Slovakia and UK. She is leading 23 international scientific projects and leads an interdisciplinary team of graduate students working in Water-Food-Agriculture security in the Mediterranean and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) regions.

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