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David Nabirahni

Professor

Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Chemistry and Physical Sciences - PLV

Location
  • @Pleasantville
    Kessel Campus Center 201
  • @New York City
    One Pace Plaza 18th Floor
Office Hours
Westchester
Office Hours
New York City
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Biography


Born in Tehran IRAN where after completing his B.S. in chemistry, he moved to the U.S. where he earned his M.S. and PH.D./post doc. studies in New Mexico and Louisiana, respectively. His teaching has increasingly been enhanced with his diverse scholarships and his affiliations with corporate R&D as at IBM, PEPSI & BASF. As a prolifically published multi-disciplinarian scholar and with multi-cultural/ linguists traits, with extensive residences and traveling stints in over thirty countries, he has served as visiting professors globally, indulging his Fulbright Scholarship in Denmark, and University of Oxford, and at Universities of Rome And Florence in Italy, and Tehran, Esfahan, Zanjan, Guilan and National Universities in IRAN. He has in the past served as adj. professor of environmental law, and at CUNY's Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education in Harlem, NYC, and has since 1995 served as adj. professor in dermatology at New York Medical College.

Education


BS , The National University of Iran
Chemistry

MS , Eastern New Mexico University
Chemistry

PhD , University of New Orleans (LSU)
Analytical Chemistry

Post Doctoral , Universal Sensors, Inc, and UNO

Academic leadership and higher ed assessment , Harvard University , Cambridge Boston Mass , 2012
high ed leadership

Publications


Nabirahni, D. M. (2017, June 2). Iran's Education and Research Potential. Science. Vol 356 (Issue ) , pages 6341.

Nabirahni, D. M. (2015, October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 23). Iran's Enviornment Under Seige. Science. Vol 350 , pages 6259.

Pastor, S., Shum, S. & Nabirahni, D. M. (2013, May). Exocyclic Diastereotopic Protons as a Probe for Conformational Bias in Eight-Membered Rings Containing Phosphorous and Titanium. Phosphorus, Sulfur, and Silicon and the Related Elements. Vol 188 (Issue 5) , pages 623-632. http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/gpss20/current

PRESENTATIONS


Rahni, D. N. (2017). Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy . Pittsburgh, PA

RESEARCH INTEREST


Development of bio-senors and bio-actuators for the assay of key trace substances in complex matrices such as bodily fluids, environmental, forensics and industrial processes.

MEDIA CONTRIBUTIONS

  • internet [Newspaper], August 30 2015
    Have contributed a total of 16 essays, articles, opeds, letters, etc. in 2014-15 alone. total since 1984 exceeds 300. (review on CV)

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Chemical Society [NY Chair 2000, member of the board 19999-2004] , January 1 , 1981
    165000 members and annual revenue of $600 Million dollars, and assets exceeding 1.5 Billion dollars, 40 journals

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • Pleasantville Taskforce [Committee Member]
    Desc: to assist administration in implementing polices to enhance PL Campus and make it financially solvent
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: set up $25K scholarship for transfers form Comm College help streamline and make seamless the transfer evaluation processes
  • Faculty Affairs Comm ofthe Faculty Council [Chairperson]
    Desc: to tackle concerns expressed by the faculty
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: helped negotiate faculty's salaries and benefits
  • BOT Adminstration Committee [Committee Member]
    Desc: serve as the faculty rep on the BOT admin comm.
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: move agenda pertaining on admins matters of the university
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