Professor Dr. Ummey Rayhan

Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology, Gazipur

Ph.D. in Advanced Organic Chemistry (SU, Japan), M.Phil (BUET, Bangladesh), M.Sc. & B.Sc. (JU,Bangladesh).

Office Address: Room #10005, New Academic Building

PABX: 49274034-53  Extn: 5107

Phone: (+88) 01795220505

E-mail: ummeyrayhan@duet.ac.bd Send Email

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Degree University Year Discipline
Ph.D. Saga University, Japan March 2014 Advanced  Organic Chemistry
M.Phil. Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET), Bangladesh Sept. 2005 Organic Chemistry
M.Sc. Jahangirnagar University Savar, Dhaka 1996(Held in 1999) Organic Chemistry
B.Sc. Jahangirnagar University Savar, Dhaka 1995(Held in 1997) Chemistry
Undergraduate Courses
  • Ch-1101: Polymer & Organic Chemistry
  • Ch-1203: Inorganic & Physical Chemistry
  • Ch-2101: Inorganic & Physical Chemistry
  • Ch-2301: Industrial Chemistry
  • Ch-1503: Organic Chemistry
Post-Graduate Courses
  • Ch 6205: Chemistry of Carbohydrates
  • Ch 6206: Spectroscopic Methods in Chemistry
  • Ch 6210: Advanced Stereochemistry
  • Ch 6211:Organic Pollutants in the Environment
  • Ch 6212 Synthetic Organic Polymer
Name Topic
Field of Specialization Natural Product Chemistry & Synthetic  Organic Chemistry
Research Interest Synthetic Organic Chemistry
Year & Duration Designation Scope of Works Company/Institute/University
23-12-2015 ~ Present Professor, Dept. of Chemistry Teaching and Research Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology (DUET), Gazipur
31-08-2014 ~ 22-12-2015 Associate Professor, Dept. of Chemistry Teaching and Research Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology (DUET), Gazipur
30-11-2006 ~ 30-08-2014 Assistant Professor, Dept. of Chemistry Teaching and Research Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology (DUET), Gazipur
08-02-2004 ~ 29-11-2006 Lecturer, Dept. of Chemistry Teaching and Research Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology (DUET), Gazipur
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Journal Publications
  • A Review on the Recent Advances in the Reductions of Carbon–Carbon/Oxygen Multiple Bonds Including Aromatic Rings Using Raney Ni–Al Alloy or Al Powder in the Presence of Noble Metal catalysts in Water U. Rayhan, Z. Kowser, Md. N. Islam, C. Redshaw and T. Yamato* Topics in Catalysis 2018
  • Reduction of phenylacetylenes using Raney Ni-Al alloy, Al powder in the presence of noble metal catalysts in water. U. Rayhan, Z. Kowser, Md. N. Islam, C. Redshaw and T. Yamato* Arkivoc 2018, part ii, 241-251.
  • Reduction of diphenylacetylene using Al powder in the presence of noble metal catalysts in water. U. Rayhan, Z. Kowser, C. Redshaw and T. Yamato* Tetrahedron 2016, 72, 6943-6947.
  • Isolation and Characterization of Chemical Constituents from the ariel parts of Spermacocelatifolia Aublet, K. Saha, T. Akther, D. A. Popy, Z. Kowser, U. Rayhan and S. Aziz*. World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research 2016, 5(3), 30-37.
  • Reduction of carbonyl compounds by Raney Ni-Al alloy and Al powder in the presence of noble metal catalysts in water: U. Rayhan, J-He. Do, T. Arimura and T. Yamato* Comptes Rendus Chimie 18, 2015, 685-692.
  • Solvent effect and fluorescence response of the 7-tert-butylpyrene- dipicolylamine linkage for the selective and sensitive response toward Zn(II) and Cd(II) ions: Z. Kowser, H. Tomiyasu, X. Jiang, U. Rayhan, C. Redshaw and T. Yamato* New Journal of Chemistry 39, 2015, 4055-4062.
  • Reduction of aromatic compounds with Al powder using noble metal catalysts in water under mild reaction conditions: U. Rayhan, H. Kwon and T. Yamato* Comptes Rendus Chimie 17, 2014, 952-957.
  • Synthesis, Structural and Photophysical Properties of the First Member of the Class of Pyrene Based [4] Helicenes: J-Y. Hu, X. Feng, A. Paudel, H. Tomiyasu, U. Rayhan, P. Thuéry, M. R. J. Elsegood, C. Redshaw and T. Yamato* Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2013, 5829-5837.
  • Synthesis and fluorescence emission properties of 1,3,6,8-tetraarylpyrenes: J-Y. Hu, X. Feng, H. Tomiyasu, N. Seto, U. Rayhan, M. R. J. Elsegood, C. Redshaw and T. Yamato* Journal of Molecular Structure, 1047, 2013, 194-203.
  • Heteroditopic thiacalix[4] arene receptor having ester and bipyridal moieties for ions binding with positive/negative allosteric effect: X-L. Ni, H. Cong, A. Yoshizawa, S. Rahman, H. Tomiyasu, U. Rayhan, X. Zeng and T. Yamato* Journal of Molecular Structure, 1046, 2013, 110-115.
  • Isolation of a new Phenanthroindolizidinopipyridine alkaloid and stigmasterol from the leaves of Tylophora indica: U. Rayhan, A.K.M Matior Rahman and Md. Abul Hashem* Journal of Bangladesh Chemical Society, Vol. 21(1), 2008, 61-71.
Conference Proceedings
  • Preparation of Poly [4-(Ditrifluoroacetoxyiodo) Styrene] with Potassium Peroxydisulfate as the Oxidant: International Conference on Recent Advances in Chemistry, Quraish Md. Rezuan Hossain, Ummey Rayhan and Md. Delwar Hossain,* Jagannath University, Dhaka, 2020, February 7th, (Poster Presentation) Bangladesh.
  • Reduction of aromatic compounds using Raney Ni-Al alloy, Al powder and noble metal catalysts in water: Ummey Rayhan and Takehiko Yamato* International Conference on Chemical Science and Technology, KUET, 2018, February 25th (Oral Presentation) Bangladesh.
  • Reduction of Diphenylacetylene using Al powder in Presence of Noble Metal Catalysts in Water: Ummey Rayhan and Takehiko Yamato*16th Asian Chemical Congress, BUET, Dhaka, 2016, March 17th, (Poster Presentation) Bangladesh.
  • Reduction of aromatic compounds with noble metal catalysts added Al powder in water: Ummey Rayhan and Takehiko Yamato*93th annual meeting of Chemical Society of Japan. 2013, March 24th, (Poster Presentation) Japan.
  • Raney Ni-Al Catalysed Hydrogenation Reaction of Phenylacetylene in Water: Ummey Rayhan, Saori Nakayama and Takehik Yamato*Chem. West. Japan 2012, November 11th, (Oral Presentation) Japan.
  • Raney Ni-Al Catalysed Hydrogenation Reaction of Biphenyl, Fluorene and 9,10-Dihydroanthracene in Water. Ummey Rayhan, Saori Nakayama and Takehiko Yamato*The 7th Saga University and Daegu University Joint Seminar on New Trends in Chemistry and Biology, Saga University 2012, November 21th, (Poster Presentation) Japan.
  • Raney Ni-Al Catalysed Hydrogenation Reaction of Phenylacetylene in Water. Ummey Rayhan, Saori Nakayama and Takehiko Yamato* The 49th International Meeting on Chemistry in Kitakyushu. 2012, June 30th, (Poster Presentation) Japan.
  • Raney Ni-Al Catalysed Hydrogenation Reaction of Phenylacetylene in Water. Ummey Rayhan, Kwon Hyeok-mi and Takehiko Yamato* The 2nd Joint Seminar between Saga University and Liaoning University on New trends in Chemistry and Material Sciences, Saga University. 2012, February 8th, (Poster Presentation) Japan.
  • Raney Ni-Al Catalysed Hydrogenation Reaction of Phenylacetylene in Water. Ummey Rayhan, Kwon Hyeok-mi, Shinpei Miyamoto and Takehiko Yamato* The Seminar on the foreign researchers inviting program for international exchange, Saga University. 2011, November 4th, (Poster Presentation) Japan.
  • Raney Ni-Al Catalysed Hydrogenation Reaction of Diphenylacetylenes in Water. Ummey Rayhan, Kwon Hyeok-mi, Shinpei Miyamoto and Takehiko Yamato* The 48th International Meeting on Chemistry in Kitakyushu. 2011, July 9th, (Poster Presentation) Japan.
Topic Info
Additional Charge
  • Head, Department of Chemistry, From 01-02-2016 to 31-01-2018 and 01-02-2020 to date
  • Assistant Provost, Madame Curie Hall (M.C) From 15-10-2009 to 21-09-2010
    Dhaka University of Engineering and Technology, Gazipur
  • Life Member of Bangladesh Chemical Society:  LM-839