Hussein Manaa Ali AL-Maydama


Personal Information:

  • Name: Hussein Manaa Ali AL-MAYDAMA
  • (Professor, Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science-Sana’a University)
  • Date of Birth: 31/12/1959
  • Nationality: Yemeni
  • Marital Status: Married


ResearcherID H-9867-2014

Scopus Author ID 6506307515

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  • 1986-1987: Demonstrator, Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Sana’a University.
  • 1992-1998: Assistant professor of Inorganic/Physical Chemistry, Chemistry Dept., Faculty of Science, Sana’a University.
  • 1999: Associate professor of Inorganic/Physical Chemistry, Chemistry Dept., Faculty of Science, Sana’a University.
  • 2010: professor of Inorganic/Physical Chemistry, Chemistry Dept., Faculty of Science, Sana’a University.
  • 2009: Awarded the President of the Republic prize for the distinguished professors.



  • B.Sc. Chemistry, Sana’a University, Republic of Yemen, 1984-1985.
  • Ph.D. (RHBNC, University of London, 1991).
  • Field of study: Inorganic/Physical Chemistry.
  • Title of thesis: Thermochemistry of some selected phosphorus compounds.


1996-2021: The Supervisor of Central Research Labs. Faculty of Science, Sana’a University.

1995-1998: Acting head of Chemistry Dept. for several Short-periods.

1997-2000: The local Assistant & supervisor for London Examinations, GCE (A-level), practical exam.

1997-1999: A member of the inspection committee for the equipping of science teaching labs for the new faculties of education in Sana’a, Taiz, Al-Hodeidah and Ibb Universities.

2001-2021: Managing Editor of Faculty of Science Bulletin, Sana’a University.

2000-2001: Representative of the faculty of science to the project of the geological survey and mineral resources board for establishing a national central laboratory.

2015: Vice Dean for Academic affairs

           PhD and MSc supervision:-

  1. Some new polymer-metal complexes and DC conductivity (1996-1998),
  2. The spectral behavior and stability characteristics of some Fluorophores (1996-2000) PhD.
  3. Synthesis and thermal behavior study of some complexes of biheterocyclic compound (2004-2008), MSc.
  4. Synthesis, spectroscopic, thermal studies and biologicca; evaluation on the complexation of some vital drugs with various matel ions. (2009-2013) PhD.
  5. Catalytical decomposition of some pesticides and dyes in aqueous solution (.2008-2013), MSc.
  6. . Synthesis and thermal study of some chelating resins and their applications in removal of some transition metals from aqueous solutions (2017), MSc.
  7. Thermal and Photocatalatic degradation of some druges, (2017), PhD



Conferences and Workshops:

2003: CW Chief Instructor Training Programme (CITPRO VI, 2003); 6 – 11 April 2003. Spiez, Switzerland. (Representing the Republic of Yemen).

2003: OPCW Associate Programme 2003, The Hague, The Netherlands, 23 July – 3 October. (Representing the Republic of Yemen).

2012: Chemical safety and Security Officer (CSSO) Training; by Sandia National Labs.         January 15-19, Amman, Jordan.

2012: Chemical Code of Conduct workshop 4-5 July, Amman, Jordan.

2020: Workshop on academic programs and description of chemistry department courses (BSc)- Faculty of Science- Sana’a University.


Research and scientific papers:


  1. The enthalpy of solution of phosphorous acid (H3PO3) in water Thermochimica acta 161 (1), 51-54 (1990)
  1. The standard enthalpies of formation of some zinc orthophosphate polymorphs Thermochimica acta 196 (1), 117-123 (1992)
  1. The standard enthalpies of formation of Zinc orthophosphate and its hydrates, Thermochimica Acta, 194 ,117-127 (1992).
  1. The enthalpy of solution of tris (dimethylamino) phosphine oxide in water Thermochimica acta 217, 323-325 (1993)
  1. The enthalpies of formation of (dimethylamino) dichlorophosphine, bis (dimethylamino) chlorophosphine, and tris (dimethylamino) phosphine The Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics 27 (3), 273-279 (1995)
  1. The enthalpies of formation of bis (dimethylamino) cyanophosphine,(dimethylamino) dicyanophosphine, and tricyanophosphine The Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics 27 (6), 575-584 (1995)
  1. Poly (4-Amino-2,6-Pyrimidinodithiocarbamate) and its cobalt, Nickel and copper complexes Journal of inorganic and organometallic polymers 7 (2), 121-133 (1997)
  1. Synthesis and Characterization of Some Poly (1, 2-Phenylenedithiocarbamate)–Metal Complexes Journal of Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers 8 (3), 167-178 (1998)
  1. Synthesis and electrical conductivity of some poly [4‐amino‐2, 6‐pyrimidinodi‐thiocarbamate]–metal complexes Polymers for Advanced Technologies 10 (3), 146-150 (1999)
  1. DC electrical conductivity of poly [4-amino-2, 6-pyrimidinodithiocarbamate] and its metal complexes Polymer 40 (11), 2879-2887 (1999)
  1. DC electrical conductivity of polydithiooxamide–metal complexes European polymer journal 37 (3), 575-579 (2001)
  1. Comments on “The effect of UV radiation on the thermal parameters of collagen degradation” by Kaminska A and Sionkowska A (Polym Degrad Stab 1996; 51: 15–18) Polymer degradation and stability 84 (2), 363-365 (2004)
  1. Formation of Usual and Bridging Complexes using organoselenium and-Tellurium compounds Qatar Univ. Sci. J., 25: 55-59 (2005).
  1. Thermal degradation behaviour of some polydithiooxamide metal complexes Ecletica Quimica 31 (1), 45-52 (2006)
  1. The synthesis, characterization, and DC electrical conductivity of poly [di (2, 5‐dimercapto‐1, 3, 4‐thiadiazole)‐metal] complexes Journal of applied polymer science 106 (4), 2427-2435 (2007)
  1. Biheterocyclic ligands: synthesis, characterization and coordinating properties of bis (4-amino-5-mercapto-1, 2, 4-triazol-3-yl) alkanes with transition metal ions and their Thermokinetic and biological Studies Eclética Química 33 (3), 29-42 (2008)
  1. Thermal Degradation Behavior of Some Poly (4-amino-2, 6-pyrimidinodithiocarbamate) Metal Complexes Arabian journal for science and engineering 34 (1), 67 (2009)
  1. Biheterocyclic Ligands; Synthesis, Characterization And Coordinating Properties Of Bis (3-Amino-4-Oxo-3h-Quinazolin-2-Yl) Alkanes With Transition Metal Ions And Their Thermokinetic And Biological Properties International Journal of Pure and Applied Chemistry 4 (1), 97-111 (2009)
  1. Synthesis, thermal and spectroscopic behaviors of metal–drug complexes: La (III), Ce (III), Sm (III) and Y (III) amoxicillin trihydrate antibiotic drug complexes Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy 128, 427-446 (2014)
  1. Preparation, spectroscopic and thermal characterization of new La (III), Ce (III), Sm (III) and Y (III) complexes of enalapril maleate drug. In vitro antimicrobial assessment … Journal of Molecular Structure 1059, 208-224 (2014)
  1. Synthesis and in vitro microbial evaluation of La (III), Ce (III), Sm (III) and Y (III) metal complexes of vitamin B6 drug Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy 127, 196-215 (2014)
  1. Synthesis, spectroscopic and antimicrobial studies of La (III), Ce (III), Sm (III) and Y (III) Metformin HCl chelates Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy 142, 392-404 (2015)
  1. The Photocatalytic, Thermal Degradation Kinetics and Lifetime Prediction of Some Commercial Reactive Dyes Iranian Journal of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering (IJCCE) 36 (4), 45-57 (2017)
  1. A comparative study of Schiff base chelating resins: synthesis, uptake of heavy metal ions, and thermal studies Eclética Química Journal 43 (2), 10-22 (2018)
  1. Study of temperature and irradiation influence on the physicochemical properties of Aspirin Journal of Molecular Structure 1157, 364-373 (2018)
  1. Synthesis and Physicochemical Properties of Pt on TiO2 nanotubes as electro catalyst for Methanol Oxidation Reaction مجلة جامعة البيضاء ‎ 2(3), 165-176 (2020)

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