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Wafa Selmi

Country of origin: Tunisia Currently in: Tunisia, Tunis General field of specialization: Chemical Sciences
Academic Background

Degrees

2017 Doctorate Chemical Sciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Chemical Sciences

Doctor in solid state chemistry, my research interest focuses on synthesis, single crystal X-ray diffraction, characterization, DFT investigation and applications of polynuclear complexes. My chemistry courses include: Inorganic Synthetic Methods, single crystal X-ray crystallography including structure solution and refinement, Spectroscopic, optical and electrochemical methods of analysis, Growth, morphology of crystals and DFT calculations.


Publications resulting from Research: 


1. W. Selmi, J. Abdelhak, A. Arfaoui, H. Amri, K. Boujlel, M.F. Zid, A.Driss, Oxalate-Bridged Binuclear Iron (III) Complexes of 3, 5-Dimethylpyrazole Ligands: Synthesis, Structure, Spectral and Electrochemical Properties, IJCE 31 (2014) 1179-1185

2. W. Selmi, J. Abdelhak, M. Marchivie, G. Chastanet, M.F. Zid, The investigation by DFT of the electronic structure and magnetic properties of a novel μ-oxo-iron(III) complex with the 1,10-phenathroline ligand, Polyhedron 123 (2017) 441–452. DOI: 10.1016/j.poly.2016.12.012.

3. W. Selmi, J. Abdelhak, M. Marchivie, M. F. Zid, A comparative structural, spectroscopic, optical and photoluminescence studies by DFT of Fe(II) difluoro(oxalato)borate complex , Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry 352 (2018) 43–54. DOI: 10.1016/j.jphotochem.2017.10.029.

4. F. Allouche, W. Selmi, M. F. ZID, T. Benlecheb, Theoretical and experimental study of new hybrid compound rich in hydrogen bond: 2-carboxyanilinium hypophosphite, Journal of Molecular Structure
1179 (2019) 756-763. DOI: 10.1016/j.molstruc.2018.11.069.

5. N. Hosni, N. Bouaniza, W. Selmi, K. Assili, H. Maghraoui-Meherzi, Preparation of AgSbS2 thin films using Doehlert design: Characterization, DFT investigation and Photocatalytic application, Journal of Alloys and Compounds 778 (2019) 913–923. DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2018.11.072.

6. K. Assili, W. Selmi, K. Alouani, X. Vilanova, Computational study and Characteristics of In2S3 thin films: Effects of substrate nature and deposition temperature, Semiconductor Science and Technology DOI: 10.1088/1361-6641/ab0446.

✓ Entity: Zurich school of crystallography 2019, Provable tasks: The School teaches small-molecule single-crystal X-ray structure determination, Goals of the stay: Workshop, City of entity: Zurich, Switzerland Start-End date: 16/06/2019 - 27/06/2019
✓ Entity: The 4th School on Crystal Structure Determination from Diffraction Data: Application on Powder sample Provable tasks: Determination from Diffraction Data and Application on Powder sample, Goals of the stay: Workshop, City of entity: Hammamet, Tunisia Start-End date: 07/04/2017 - 09/04/2017
✓ Entity: MSSC 2016 Ab initio Modeling in Solid State Chemistry Provable tasks: Ab initio Modeling in Solid State Chemistry Goals of the stay: Workshop, City of entity: Torino, Italy Start-End date: 04/09/2016 - 09/09/2016
✓ Entity: The IUCr-UNESCO OpenLab Tunisia Provable tasks: Rietveld Refinement Application Goals of the stay: Workshop, City of entity: Monastir, Tunisia Start-End date: 14/05/2015 - 17/05/2015
✓ Entity: Institute for Solid State Chemistry Bordeaux (ICMCB) Provable tasks: Synthesis and characterization of iron complexes by RF sputtering Goals of the stay: Intership City of entity: Bordeaux, France Start-End date: 01/03/2015 - 09/04/2015 Duration: 1 month.
✓ Entity: Bourguiba School Provable tasks: English degree Goals of the stay: Study City of entity: Tunis, Tunisia Start-End date: 2003 - 2007



Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Teaching
✓ Assistant Teacher of Chemistry 2018/2019 Higher Institute of Human Science Jendouba, University of Jendouba. ✓ Co-Supervision Activity: Master student Wejden Jbeli 2018 co-supervisor with Prof. M. F. ZID, University of Tunis El Manar. ✓ Temporary Assistant Teacher of Chemistry 2017/2018 Preparatory Institute for Engineering Studies of El Manar Tunis. ✓ Temporary Assistant Teacher of Chemistry 2015/2016 Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Natural Sciences El Manar Tunis. ✓ I directed Ab initio Modeling in Solid State Chemistry (DFT) training courses for members of my research group.

Workshop and Conference Attended

2019 Zurich, Switzerland Zurich school of crystallography 2019
2017 Hammamet, Tunisia The 4th School on Crystal Structure Determination from Diffraction Data: Application on Powder sample
2016 Torino, Italy MSSC 2016 Ab initio Modeling in Solid State Chemistry
2015 Monastir, Tunisia The IUCr-UNESCO OpenLab Tunisia

Affiliations

Institute for Solid State Chemistry Bordeaux (ICMCB)

Presentation given

2017
Synthesis, crystal structure, spectroscopic characterization and Hirshfeld surface analysis of iron cyanide complex.
Hammamet, Tunisia
Event: Second Tunisian Chemical Society Conference on Coordination Chemistry
2017
DFT Computation of structure and spectroscopy study of binuclear iron(III) complex.
Hammamet, Tunisia
Event: The 4th School on Crystal Structure Determination from Diffraction Data: Application on Powder sample
2016
A Broken Symmetry-DFT study of Magnetic Exchange Interaction of A New 1,10-phenanthroline tetrachloroferrate (III) chloride.
Torino, Italy
Event: MSSC 2016 Ab initio Modeling in Solid State Chemistry
2016
Synthesis, Characterization, FT-IR, UV, HOMO and LUMO, MEP and optical study of Fe(phen)3(BF4)(C2O4BF2). H2O.
Hammamet, Tunisia
Event: Fifth Tunisian Crysallographic Metting
2015
Magnetic properties and DFT calculation of an oxo-bridged dinuclear iron (III) complex (H-phen)2[Fe2(μ-O)(H2O)6(phen)2](NO3)6.
Zarzis, Tunisia
Event: 7th International Solid State Chemistry Conference
2014
Oxalate-Bridged Binuclear Iron (III) Complexes of 3, 5-Dimethylpyrazole Ligands: Synthesis, Structure, Spectral and Electrochemical Properties.
Monastir, Tunisia
Event: 18 Journées nationales de la Chimie