Prof. Marwan Kobeissi | Chemistry | Best Researcher Award

Lebanese University, Lebanon

Author Profile

Early Academic Pursuits:

Marwan Kobeissi embarked on his academic journey by earning a Bachelor's degree in General Chemistry from the University of Rennes I. He continued his studies with a DEUG A in Physics-Chemistry from the same institution. Subsequently, he pursued a Master's degree in General Chemistry, specializing in Molecular Chemistry, at the University of Rennes 1. Following this, he completed a DEA in Molecular Chemistry and later obtained his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Rennes 1, focusing on the synthesis and spectroscopic studies of Iron Chlorins as models for naturally occurring Iron Chlorin Proteins.

Professional Endeavors:

His professional career spans several prestigious institutions and research laboratories. He has held positions at PCM2E and ULFS5, where he currently serves as a Professor of Organic Chemistry. Additionally, he has served as a Visiting Professor at the University of Tours, France, and has been actively involved in research collaborations with institutions such as CEISAM, Nantes University, and University of Camerino, Italy.

Contributions and Research Focus:

His research interests primarily lie in Synthetic Organic Chemistry, with a focus on projects such as the synthesis and study of anticancer agents combining cytotoxic and photodynamic activities, and the development of new hole transporting materials (HTMs) for perovskite solar cells. He has demonstrated expertise in managing and implementing Synthetic Organic Chemistry projects and has utilized various experimental techniques and analyses, including organic and organometallic synthesis, catalysis, and spectroscopies.

Accolades and Recognition:

Throughout his career, Marwan Kobeissi has received recognition for his contributions to the field of Chemistry. Notably, he has been the recipient of the "high level scientific stay" grant (SAFAR) from the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs and has been awarded research grants from UL and CNRS-L.

Impact and Influence:

His research and teaching endeavors have had a significant impact on both academia and industry. His work in Synthetic Organic Chemistry has contributed to advancements in the field, particularly in the areas of cancer therapy and renewable energy. Moreover, his role as a coordinator of various chemistry courses has helped shape the education and training of future chemists.

Legacy and Future Contributions:

As He continues his academic and research journey, his legacy of excellence and dedication in the field of Chemistry will undoubtedly endure. Through his ongoing research projects, collaborations, and teaching efforts, he is poised to make further contributions to the advancement of Synthetic Organic Chemistry and its applications in addressing societal challenges.


A total of  166 citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.

  • Citations              166
  • h-index                 8
  • Documents         18

Notable Publications 

New Quinoid Bio-Inspired Materials Using Para-Azaquinodimethane Moiety

Development of targeted photodynamic therapy drugs by combining a zinc phthalocyanine sensitizer with TSPO or EGFR binding groups: the impact of the number of targeting agents on biological activity

Interface compatibility: how to outperform classical spiro-OMeTAD in perovskite solar cells with carbazole derivatives

Study of cytotoxic and photodynamic activities of dyads composed of a zinc phthalocyanine appended to an organotin

Synergetic anticancer activity of gold porphyrin appended to phenyl tin malonate organometallic complexes

Application of records theory on the COVID-19 pandemic in Lebanon: Prediction and Prevention

Cyclopentadithiophene and Fluorene Spiro-Core-Based Hole-Transporting Materials for Perovskite Solar Cells

Marwan Kobeissi | Chemistry | Best Researcher Award

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