Dr. Mutasem Omar Sinnokrot
Dr. Mutasem Omar Sinnokrot Senior Lecturer
Teaching Areas
Research Interests

Senior Lecturer, Department of Chemistry

Dr. Mutasem Sinnokrot earned his Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, in 2004, and his MSc in Atmospheric Chemistry from the same institute in 2002. He received his BSc in Physics with highest honors from the University of Jordan in Amman, Jordan.

Before joining The Petroleum Institute (now part of the Khalifa University) in 2011, he worked as an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Jordan. Dr. Sinnokrot has won two teaching awards while at the Petroleum Institute — the WISE’s Best Teacher Award in 2014 and the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Teaching Award for 2016-2017.

  • Ph.D., Physical Chemistry, Georgia Institute of Technology (USA), 2004
  • MSc, Atmospheric Chemistry, Georgia Institute of Technology (USA), 2000
  • BSc, Physics, University of Jordan (Jordan), 1998
Teaching Areas
  • General Chemistry (lecture and laboratory)
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Computational Chemistry
  • Environmental Science and Water Technology
  • Applied Organic Chemistry and Instrumental Analysis (MSc Level)
  • Quantum Chemistry (MSc Level)
  • Applications in Quantum Chemistry (PhD Level)
  • Preparatory Physics and General Physics I, II
Research Interests
  • Computational chemistry
  • Modeling noncovalent interactions
  • Supramolecular chemistry