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Brigitte Wex

Brigitte Wex is an associate professor of chemistry in the Department of Natural Sciences. She is currently the chairperson of the Department of Natural Sciences.

In 2006, she joined LAU as full-time assistant professor and was subsequently promoted in 2013 to associate professor with tenure. She is a synthetic organic materials chemist for opto-electronic device applications. In addition, her research work focuses on computational chemistry as a tool to model structural, photophysical and electronic properties for materials applications, transition metal complexes for biological, photodynamic therapy and optoelectronic applications.

She has published numerous papers in peer-reviewed internationally renowned journals and presented posters and talks at international conferences. She is an active member of the American Chemical Society (ACS), Royal Society of Chemistry (MRSC), and the German Chemical Society. She is the founding Student Chapter Advisor of the first ACS Student Chapter in Lebanon.

Selected publications

Academic degrees

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