Tunisian 1, 3/2 Vinicombe Street
+44770798632 G12 8BH Glasgow UK
I am a highly-motivated, energetic, dependable chemist with academic and professional experience in
chemical engineering and life science. I have mainly skills in chemical synthesis, coding programs and building
automated and autonomous platforms that can be used in the laboratory for chemical or biological
2013-2016: PhD in chemistry, University of Glasgow.
2011-2012: Masters in Organic Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences at Tunis. ( the 2nd
of the promotion)
February 2011: End of Study Project (masters in chemical engineering), National Centre of Nuclear
Sciences and Technologies (Radiopharmaceuticals Laboratory).
2006-2010: Engineer Student in Industrial Chemistry, National institute of applied Sciences and
2005-2007: Preparatory studies to the entrance exam for the engineering cycle, National institute of
applied Sciences and Technology.
June 2005: Baccalaureate (Mathematics).
AWARDS & HONORS:
The prize of the best end of study project 2011.
The second prize of the best creation of company project “LET’S DO IT 2010”.
Writing a business plan
Marketing plan development
Market and risk assessment
Technical and financial management
July 2013- June 2014 University of Glasgow (Cronin Group)
Implementation of various nature-inspired algorithms to optimize complex self-assembled
Validation of a fuzzy logic controller to stat macrocycles synthesis far from equilibrium.
Organic synthesis in flow using homemade 3D-printed pumps and valves.
Cultivation of unculturable bacteria by a smart automated rig.
3D design and print of reactors for viscous formulations.
July 2013- June 2014 Unilever UK (Collaboration with the Cronin Group)
Optimization of a formulation for laundry detergent using homemade platform and the
Validation of a rig fully automated and controlled by Labview.
Use of the genetic algorithm to optimize several physical and chemical properties of a
September 2011- June 2012 Université Paul Sabatier Toulouse (Laboratoire d’Héterochimie
Fondamentale et Appliquée)
Practice of Vacuum gas manifold and Schlenk techniques.
Chiral ligands and clusters of Zirconium synthesis.
Application on catalysis.
Characterization by XRD, MS, RMN and purification by GC/MS and chiral HPLC.
Summer 2010&2011 Preparatory Institute for Engineering Studies (Laboratory of Chemistry and
Reactivity El Manar)
Advanced use of theoretical chemistry for the mechanism simulation of a carbon nanotube
filled by Platinum complexes.
Advanced practice of modeling softwares and computational calculations: Gaussian,
Gaussview, Molden, Chemaxon, and Spartan 08.
Use of Abinit on Windows and Linux machines to study the relaxation and ground state of
periodic systems: fluoro-apatites.
September-December 10 National Centre of Nuclear Sciences and Technologies
Synthesis of cerebral complex N-éthyl-3-hydroxypiperidine trichelated to Technetium.
Characterization of the Rhenium homologue by IR, SM, RMN and HPLC.
Study of the bio-distribution.
Summer 09 Faculty of Science at Tunis (laboratory of physical chemistry)
Study and optimization of “Griseofulvin” solubility by inclusion in a macrocycle “beta
Familiarization with the methods of synthesis and purification.
Characterization of the product by employing the UV-Visible absorption spectroscopy, NMR, X-
Use of ChemBioOffice 2008 and ACDLab 12.0 to schematize the reactions and for the
prediction of the IR and NMR spectra.
Familiarization with Rietveld refinement software: X' PERT HighsCore.
June and July 08 National Institute of Marine Sciences and Technology
Optimization of the apparatus of flow injection to proportion hemoglobin in sardines’ blood.
January-May 08 National institute of applied Sciences and Technology
Simulation of the synthesis of ammonia by the chemical process Software ASPEN ONE PLUS.
Summer 07 Pharmaceutical Laboratories ADWYA (Alpha-Lactamines)
Learning the basics of water treatment in the drug manufacturing.
Attending validation and quality control sessions.
Summer 06 Pharmaceutical Laboratories ADWYA (Béta-Lactamines)
Perform high performance liquid chromatography.
Carrying out organoleptic tests.
PAPERS & POSTERS:
R. BESSROUR, Y. BELMILOUD, Z. HOSNI and B. TANGOUR, Controlling Drug efficiency by encapsulation
into carbon nanotubes: a theoretical study of the antitumor Cisplatin and anti-HIV TIBO molecules,
American Institute of Physics Proceeding.
Marc Rodriguez Garcia, Andrew J. Surman, Geoffrey J.T. Cooper, Irene Suárez-Marina, Zied Hosni,
Michael P. Lee, Leroy Cronin, Formation of oligopeptides in high yield under simple programmable
conditions, Nature Communications 6:8385 · October 2015.
Zied HOSNI, Rachida BESSROUR, Bahoueddine TANGOUR, 195
Pt chemical shift ability to control the
antitumor drug cisplatin encapsulated into carbon nanotubes: A theoretical study, Journal of
Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience 11(2):318-323 · February 2014.
Poster: Novel 99m
Tc radiotracers synthesis based on ferrocen and o-toluidin by tridentate chelation (N,
TRAINING COURSES AND FORMATIONS:
July 10 3rd
Tunisian Days of Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies JTNST3
June 10 3rd
School of Molecular Physics (Solvatation-Molecular Dynamics)
July 09 1st
International School of Quantum Modeling of Surfaces and Nanomaterials EIMQSN09
July 09 2nd
Tunisian Days of Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies JTNST2
February-May 09 National Institute of Sciences Applied and Technology
Synthesized an organometallic complex “the Nickel hydroxydiimine”.
Evaluated and compared experimental and theoretical results by DFT method.
Used Gaussian and Gaussview 2 basically.
August 08 National Institute of Marine Sciences and Technology
Familiarized with the molecular modelling software “HYPERCHEM”.
Applied several methods of this program to solve simple problems.
Arab, French English Italian, German Japanese, Spanish
bilingual Fluent (read, spoken and
spoken and written)
Data analysis Operating systems 2D & 3D design
Labview – Python – R -
PASCAL – C – Aspen ONE
Minitab – SPSS - MATLAB
Windows - Linux - Mac
3DS MAX - PHOTOSHOP –
MAYA – Rhinoceros –
AutoCAD - Web date –
Website X5 –
Tools for Quality Control:
DMAIC - SIX-SIGMA - 7 Tools of quality - AMDEC - Anova - Analysis - PLS..
EXTRA-SCHOOL ACTIVITIES AND HOBBIES:
INSAT Chemistry Club and Nanoecotech Association member.
Anthony Nolan volunteer and member.
Gave supplementary scientific courses (physics, chemistry...) to high school pupils.
Pr. Bahaoueddine TANGOUR, (Laboratory of Chemistry and Reactivity El Manar),
email@example.com, (+216) 98 817 468.
Dr. Hafida GASPARD, (Laboratoire d’Hétérochimie Fondamentale et Appliquée, Université Paul
Sabatier Toulouse), firstname.lastname@example.org, (+33) (0)5 6155 6557.
Pr. Leroy Cronin, (Laboratory of complex chemical systems, University of Glasgow),
email@example.com, (+44)-141 330 6650.