Abraham Yousef

Abraham YousefAssociate Professor of Chemistry
Chemical Hygiene Officer

P | 434-381-6197
E | ayousef@sbc.edu
O | Guion Science Center | Second Floor, 223

B.S., Chemistry | Sam Houston State University
Ph.D., Chemistry | University of Kansas

Professor Yousef worked as a postdoctoral research associate at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, before joining the faculty at Sweet Briar in 2007. Yousef is an organic chemist with an interest in the synthesis and photochemistry of 3(2H)-furanones, a class of compounds found in a wide variety of natural products with known medicinal properties. He is also interested in chemical education research and the implementation of novel experiments for the sophomore-level organic chemistry laboratory.