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  1. 1. Zied Hosni 1 Tunisian 1, 3/2 Vinicombe Street +44770798632 G12 8BH Glasgow UK PROFILE: 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 applications. EDUCATION  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 Technology.  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 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:  July 2013- June 2014 University of Glasgow (Cronin Group)  Implementation of various nature-inspired algorithms to optimize complex self-assembled chemical systems.  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 artificial intelligence.  Validation of a rig fully automated and controlled by Labview.  Use of the genetic algorithm to optimize several physical and chemical properties of a commercial formulation.  September 2011- June 2012 Université Paul Sabatier Toulouse (Laboratoire d’Héterochimie Fondamentale et Appliquée)
  2. 2. Zied Hosni 2  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 (Radiopharmaceuticals Laboratory).  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 Cyclodextrin”.  Familiarization with the methods of synthesis and purification.  Characterization of the product by employing the UV-Visible absorption spectroscopy, NMR, X- rays diffraction.  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.
  3. 3. Zied Hosni 3  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, N, O). 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. SKILLS: Languages: Arab, French English Italian, German Japanese, Spanish bilingual Fluent (read, spoken and written) Intermediate (read, spoken and written) basic Computer Skills: Computer programming languages: Data analysis Operating systems 2D & 3D design Labview – Python – R - PASCAL – C – Aspen ONE - Java. Minitab – SPSS - MATLAB - MATHEMATICA Windows - Linux - Mac 3DS MAX - PHOTOSHOP – MAYA – Rhinoceros – AutoCAD - Web date – Website X5 – EvolutionFLASH MX. 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. REFERENCES:  Pr. Bahaoueddine TANGOUR, (Laboratory of Chemistry and Reactivity El Manar),, (+216) 98 817 468.  Dr. Hafida GASPARD, (Laboratoire d’Hétérochimie Fondamentale et Appliquée, Université Paul Sabatier Toulouse),, (+33) (0)5 6155 6557.  Pr. Leroy Cronin, (Laboratory of complex chemical systems, University of Glasgow),, (+44)-141 330 6650.