Omar A. Sharafeddin

Adjunct Professor

Postdoctoral Research Associate - January '95 to August '96
Department of Chemistry, University of Montreal

Postdoctoral Research Associate - February '93 to December '94
James Franck Institute, University of Chicago

Postdoctoral Research Associate -  February '92 to January '93
Department of Chemistry, New York University  

Ph.D. - Chemical Physics, December 1991
University of Houston - Houston, Texas
Research:  Formal and computational studies of gas phase elastic and inelastic time dependent quantum scattering.

B.S. - Chemistry (ACS),  Minor: Mathematics, December 1985
Baylor University - Waco, Texas

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