Dr. Ramia Albakain holds a PhD with honor degree in Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry from Université Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC) and Ecole Supérieure de Physique et de Chimie Analytique (ESPCI), Paris – France in 2011. She is currently working as an Associate Professor at the University of Jordan, Department of Chemistry since 2012 where her duties include teaching analytical and bioanalytical courses for both undergraduate and graduate levels as well as supervision of graduate students.
Dr. Ramia received 17 international awards and fellows in less than 4 years of her career; she was the recipient of the prestigious fellowship ‘’L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Levant and Egypt”, ‘’Fulbright fellowship – USA’’, ‘’Award of the Academy of Medical Sciences/ Daniel Turnberg Fellowship- UK’’, ‘’International Scientific Excellence Award- Lebanon’’, ‘’Chaire Joliot fellowship- France’’, “TWAS Young Affiliates (2016-2020)” from the World Academy of Sciences, “The 1st place in senior division, 22nd International scientific Conference of LAAS– Lebanon”, ‘’Post-Doctorate award from the Scientific Research Fund- Jordan’’, “DFG Fellowship- Germany”, “Alumni of the 65th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting – Germany’’, ‘’TWAS Prize for Young Scientists in Developing Countries – Italy”, ‘’Arab-American Frontiers Fellowship- USA’’ and “Elsevier Foundation – TWAS Sustainability Visiting Expert Programme fellowship”.
Dr. Albakain has many international scientific collaborations in the fields of Analytical, Bioanalytical and Pharmaceutical Sciences with USA, France, Germany, Lebanon and UK. She is leading 13 international scientific projects and she published 18 articles in international journals of high impact factor in less than 4 years.
Her research interests include developing new, green, low cost and fast methods for isolating and separating pharmaceutical, biological and environmental pollutants using chromatographic techniques.
She believes as a young scientist that she has to do more to solve air, soil and water challenging pollution issues that affect negatively human health.
Her principle in life: “Love what you do, and do what you need to do patiently’’