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 #4019, New Academic Building

PABX: 49274034-53  Extn: 5107

Phone: (+88) 01795220505

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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.(Hons) Jahangirnagar University Savar, Dhaka 1995(Held in 1997) Chemistry
Undergraduate Courses
  • Ch-1101: Polymer & Organic Chemistry
  • Ch-2301: Industrial Chemistry
  • Ch-1503: Organic Chemistry.
Post-Graduate Courses
  • Ch-6210: Advanced Stereochemistry
  • Ch-6205: Chemistry of Carbohydrates
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 Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC)
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Journal Publications
  • 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 Chemistry39, 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
  • 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 date
  • Assistant Provost, Madame Curie Hall (M.C) From 15-10-2009 to 21-09-2010
    Dhaka University of Engineering and Technology, Gazipur