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Conferences and Technical Meetings Attended

 

    1st Saudi Science Conference, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, April 2001.

    Attended with a paper entitled: “Computational study of substituent effects and vibrational spectra of formyl haloketenes and formyl methylketene” by A. Al-Saadi, W. Forner and H. M. Badawi

      The Spring 2005 Joint Meeting of the Texas Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT), the Texas Section of the American Physical Society (APS), and Zone 13 of the Society of Physics Students (SPS), Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas, USA, 4 March, 2005.

      Gave a talk entitled: “Ab initio Calculation of the structure, vibrational frequencies, and barrier to planarity of cyclopentene”, by Abdulaziz Al-Saadi and Jaan Laane

        The 60ht International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA, 20 -24 June 2005.

        Gave a talk entitled: “Ab initio and DFT calculations for the vibrational frequencies and barrier to planarity of cyclopentene and its deuterated isotopomers”, by Abdulaziz Al-Saadi and Jaan Laane.

          The 21st Austin Symposium on Molecular Structure, The University of Texas at Austin, Texas, USA, 4-7 March, 2006.

          Presented a poster entitled: “Spectroscopic and computational studies of the intramolecular hydrogen bonding of 2-indanol and 3-cyclopentenol”, by Abdulaziz Al-Saadi and Jaan Laane. Name appeared in a talk entitled: “Spectroscopic determination of molecular structures and potential energy surfaces of cyclic and bicyclic molecules in their ground and excited electronic states”, by Juan Yang, Abdulaziz Al-Saadi, Mohamed Rishard, Kathleen McCann and Jaan Laane*

            The Fall 2006 Joint Meeting of the Texas Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT), the Texas Section of the American Physical Society (APS), and Zone 13 of the Society of Physics Students (SPS), University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas, USA, 4-8 October, 2006.

            Gave a talk entitled: “Spectroscopic and ab initio studies on the conformations and intramolecular hydrogen bonding of 2-indanol”, by Abdulaziz Al-Saadi, Martin Wagner, Jaan Laane

              The 3rd Saudi Science Conference, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 10-13 March, 2007.

               

              The 2nd Conference of Planning and Development of Education and Scientific Research in the Arab States, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 24-27 February 2008.

              The XXI International Conference on Raman Spectroscopy (ICORS), Brunel University, Uxbridge, West London, UK, 17-22 August, 2008.

              The 59th Lindau Meeting of Nobel Laureates Dedicated to Chemistry, Lindau, Germany, 29 June – 3 July, 2009.

              The 5th International Conference on Advanced Vibrational Spectroscopy (ICAVS5), Melbourne, Australia, 12-17 July, 2009.

              Participated with an abstract entitled: “Revised assignments of infrared and Raman spectra and potential energy functions of ring-puckering vibration for some silacyclopent-3-enes: theoretical study”, by Abdulaziz Al-Saadi. (Abstract # P146)

                The 3rd International Conference for Young Chemists 2010 (ICYC2010), Penang, Malaysia, 23-25 June, 2010.

                Gave a talk entitled: “Theoretical Studies of the Structure and Vibrational Spectra of Some Cyclic Silanes”, by Abdulaziz Al-Saadi. (Abstract # PHY-05)

                • Faraday Discussion 150 (Frontiers in Spectroscopy), Basel, Switzerland, 6-8 April, 2011.
                • 1st NUS-Chemistry – King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals Collaborative and Cooperative Chemistry Symposium, Department of Chemistry, National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore, 19 May, 2011.
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                  Gave a talk entitled: “Theoretical Studies of the Structure and Vibrational Spectra of Some Cyclic Silanes”, by Abdulaziz Al-Saadi

              • The 7th Singapore International Chemical Conference (SICC-7), Department of Chemistry, National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore, 16-19 December, 2012.
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                Presented a poster entitled: “Experimental and Computational Study of Lead(II) Removal Using Activated Carbon from Waste Tires”, by Tawfik A. Saleh and Abdulaziz A. Al-Saadi*

                1. Pittcon Conference and Exposition, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 16-21 March, 2013.
                2. International Exhibition and Conference on Higher Education, Ministry of Higher Education, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 16-17 April, 2013.

                 

                Other Conferences and Meetings Where My Name Appeared in the Abstracts/Proceedings

                 

                • The XX International Conference on Raman Spectroscopy (ICORS), Yokahoma, Japan, August 2006.

                Name appeared in an oral presentation entitled: “Raman spectra, computations, and structures of 2-indanol, 2-cyclohexenone, dipicolinic acid, 1,3-dithiolane and pyrindan” J. Laane*, A. A. Al-Saadi, J. Yang, K. McCann, M. Rishard, and M. Wagner.

                • The 22nd Austin Symposium on Molecular Structure, The University of Texas at Austin, Texas, USA, 1-4 March 2008.

                Name appeared in a supplementary abstract entitled: “DFT and ab initio studies of the structure and vibrational spectra of silacyclobutane and its derivatives” Abdulaziz A. Al-Saadi and Jaan Laane.

                • International Scientific Winter Encounter 2009, Lima, Peru, August 2009.

                Name appeared in an oral presentation entitled: “Spectroscopic study of the intramolecular hydrogen bond of 3-cyclopentenol”, by Esther Ocola*, Abdulaziz Al-Saadi and Jaan Laane.

                • The 23rd Austin Symposium on Molecular Structure and Dynamics, The University of Texas at Austin, Texas, USA, 7-9 March 2010.

                Name appeared in an oral presentation entitled: “Spectroscopic and ab initio investigation of intramolecular π-type hydrogen bonding”, by Esther Ocola, Abdulaziz Al-Saadi and Jaan Laane*.

                • ACS 239th National Meeting Spring 2010, San Francisco, CA, USA, 21-25 March 2010.

                Name appeared in a poster presentation entitled: “Infrared and Raman spectra and theoretical calculations of pi-type intramolecular hydrogen bonding”, by Esther Ocola, Abdulaziz Al-Saadi and Jaan Laane. (Paper No. PHYS-389)

                • ACS 240th National Meeting Fall 2010, Boston, MA, USA, 22-26 August 2010.

                Name appeared in a poster presentation entitled: “Spectroscopic and ab initio studies of intramolecular pi-type hydrogen bonding in 3-cyclopenten-1-ol, 2-cyclopentene-1-amine, and 2-hydroxytetralin”, by Esther Ocola, Hee-Won Shin, Abdulaziz Al-Saadi and Jaan Laane. (Paper No. PHYS-533)

                • APS March Meeting 2011, Bulletin of the American Physical Society, Dallas, TX, USA, 21-25 March, 2011.

                Name appeared in an oral presentation entitled: “Spectroscopic and theoretical investigations of the potential energy surfaces of molecules with intramolecular π-type hydrogen bonding”, by Esther Ocola, Hee-Won Shin, Abdulaziz Al-Saadi and Jaan Laane. (Abstract No. L41.00012, Volume 56, Number 2)

                • ACS 240th National Meeting Spring 2012, San Diego, CA, USA, 25-29 March, 2012.

                Name appeared in an oral presentation entitled: “Spectroscopic and theoretical investigations of cyclic and bicyclic molecules with intramolecular π-type hydrogen bonding”, by Esther Ocola, Abdulaziz Al-Saadi, Hee-Won Shin and Jaan Laane. (Paper No. PHYS-392)

                1. International Forum of Innovators in University Teaching, Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud Islamic University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 3-5 February, 2013.

                Name appeared in a poster presentation in Arabic entitled: “Interactive classrooms: a step towards student-centered learning”, by Maan A. Kosa and Abdulaziz A. Al-Saadi. (Scientific Abstracts pp. 12-13)