Contact Information:

Syed R Hussaini

Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
The University of Tulsa
Keplinger Hall
800 South Tucker Drive
Tulsa, OK 74104

Phone: 918-631-3520
Fax: 918-631-3404



Syed Raziullah Hussaini was born in Karachi, Pakistan. He goes by his middle name, Razi. He received his B.Sc. with honors in 1995 and M.Sc. in Organic Chemistry from the University of Karachi, Pakistan in 1996. After a short stint at Eli Lilly-Gohar(Pvt.) Ltd., he joined the HEJ Research Institute of Chemistry, Pakistan 1997. In 2000 he recived the Lady Noon/OUP scholarship which allowed him to carry out his DPhil at the University of Oxford. The Department of Chemistry and St. Peter's college at Oxford provided him with the bursaries to meet the university and the college fees respectively. In Oxford, Razi joined Dr. Mark Moloney's group in 2001 and finished his DPhil studies in 2004. Afterwords, he moved across the Atlantic to work with Dr. Robert B. Grossman at the University of Kentucky. In 2005 he moved to Emory University and worked as a postdoc with Dr. Simon Blakey. In 2006 he moved back to the University of Kentucky and carried out his postdoctoral work with Dr. Peter Crooks. There he also started teaching at the Department of Chemistry as a part-time instructor. From 2007-2009 he worked at the University of Louisville, teaching various undergraduate and graduate level chemistry courses. During this period he also conducted research with Dr. G. B. Hammond. In 2009 he accepted his current position at The University of Tulsa