Faculty of Science

Dr. Wael Abdel Gaid Arafa

Contact Information
Phone number : 084 6338462 - 084 6344264
Fax number : 084 6370025
E-mail Address : waa00@fayoum.edu.eg
Office : Building of science faculty
Post Address : Fayoum - Fayoum University - faculty of science, chemistry Department -      POBox: 63514
Academic Qualifications
B.Sc : Chemistry - Faculty of Science - Cairo University - 1997
MS.C : Organic Chemistry - Faculty of Science - Cairo University - 2003
Ph.D : Organic Chemistry - Faculty of Science - Fayoum University - 2008
Academic Positions
Demonstrator: from 1998 to 2003
Assistant Lecturer : from 2003 to 2008
Lecturer : from 2008 to 2016
Assistant Professor: from 2016 To 2021
Professor: from 2021 Until Now
Research Interests
Development of novel synthetic methods capable of being transferred into industrially applicable synthetic technologies specially:
1. Multi-component reactions.
2. Synthesis of heterocyclic compounds.
3. Asymmetric Synthesis of Organic Compounds.
4. Synthesis of some thiol derivatives as steel inhibitors.
Teaching Experience
 Heterocyclic chemistry.
Physical organic chemistry.
Organic reaction mechanism.
 Pericyclic reactions.
  Natural products.
  Dyes and textiles.
 Preparations and reactions of aliphatic and aromatic compounds.
Bi-functional aliphatic compounds.
Amino acids, protein and lipids.
14. Aliphatic cyclic compounds.
 Science festival award, Fayoum University, 12-2009.
  Research innovation prize, Fayoum University, 12-2010.
  Research innovation prize, Fayoum University, 12-2011.
 Research innovation prize, Fayoum University, 12-2012.
  Research innovation prize, Fayoum University, 12-2014.
  Research innovation prize, Fayoum University, 12-2015.
Referee for scientific publications
 Journal of heterocyclic chemistry.
   Journal of King Abdulaziz University
  Journal of Polymers and the Environment.

WAEL ABD EL-GAYED AHMED ARAFA UTILITY OF COUMARINIC NITRILES IN HETEROCYCLIC SYNTHESIS B.Sc. in Chemistry, 1997Chemistry Department,Faculty of Science, Cairo University    Msc Abstract

Wael Abd El-Gayed Ahmed ArafaSYNTHESIS AND REACTIONS OF SOME HETEROCYCLES CONTAINING NITROGEN AND SULPHURChemistry Science (Organic) - Department of Chemistry -,Faculty of Science, FAYOUM UNIVERSITY , 2008    Phd Abstract

Wael A. A. Arafa and Raafat M. Shaker OXAZOLE REARRANGEMENT: HETEROFUNCTIONALIZATION OF TETARHYDROBENZO[B]THIOPHENE AT POSITION-2 INCORPORATING 1,2,4-TRIAZOLE MOIETY Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Fayoum University, El-Fayoum, Egypt    

List Of Publication

A sustainable strategy for the synthesis of bis-2- iminothiazolidin-4-ones utilizing novel series of asymmetrically substituted bis-thioureas as viable precursors

An eco-compatible pathway to the synthesis of mono and bis-multisubstituted imidazoles over novel reusable ionic liquids: an efficient and green sonochemical process

L-Proline catalyzed one-pot synthesis of polysubstituted pyridine system incorporating benzothiazole moiety via sustainable sonochemical approach

New dicationic DABCO-based ionic liquids: a scalable metal-free one-pot synthesis of bis-2-amino-5-arylidenethiazol-4-ones

Water as a solvent for Ru-catalyzed click reaction: Highly efficient recyclable catalytic system for triazolocoumarins synthesis

Design, Sonosynthesis, Quantum-Chemical Calculations, and Evaluation of New Mono- and Bis-pyridine Dicarbonitriles as Antiproliferative Agents

A facile, practical and metal-free microwave-assisted protocol for mono- and bis-[1,2,4]triazolo[1,5-a]pyridines synthesis utilizing 1-amino-2-imino-pyridine derivatives as versatile precursors

Ru-Based Complexes as Heterogeneous Potential Catalysts for the Amidation of Aldehydes and Nitriles in Neat Water

G. H. Tamam, H. M. Bakeer, R. M. Abdel-Motelab and W. A. Arafa, Synthesis and Some Reactions of Coumarin-3-yl Crotononitrile Derivatives, J. Chinese Chem. Soc., 2005, 52, 1191-1199 .

R. M. Abdel-Motaleb, H. M. Bakeer, G. H. Tamam and W. A. A. Arafa, “Synthesis and some reactions of 4-(2- alkayl-2- arylhydrazono)–2– phenyloxazol-5-one Derivatives” Egypt. J. Chem., 2007, 50, 823-832.

R. M. Abdel-Motaleb, H. M. Bakeer, G. H. Tamam and W. A. A. Arafa, “Synthesis and Reactions of Some New 2-Phenyl-4-(Substituted Thiophen-2-yl-hydrazono)-4H-Oxazol-5-ones” The 5th international Conference of Chemical Industries, National Research Centre, Egypt, Dec. 2008.

S.M. Abdel Azeem, W.A.A. Arafa, M.F. El-Shahat Synthesis and application of alizarin complexone functionalized polyurethane foam: Preconcentration/separation of metal ions from tap water and human urine Journal of Hazardous Materials Volume 182, Issues 1–3, 15 October 2010, Pages 286–294

Arafa, Wael A. A.*,a Mohamed, Asmaa S.b Convenient One Pot Synthesis and Antibacterial Evaluation of Some New Mannich Bases Carrying 1,2,4-Triazolyl Moiety Chinese Journal of Chemistry Volume 29, Issue 8, pages 1661–1668, August, 2011

Ramadan M. Abdel-Motaleb, Hadeer M. Bakeer, Gammal H. Tamam, Wael A. A. Arafa A Simple and Convenient Synthesis of 4-Ylidene-5(4H)oxazolone Derivatives: Oxazolone Ring Transformation Leading to Other Heterocyclic Structures Journal of Heterocyclic Chemistry,Volume 49, Issue 5, pages 1071–1076, September 2012

Synthesis and Some Reactions of Pyrimidine – 2 – thione Derivatives

Wael A. A. Arafa and Raafat M. Shaker Facile green chemistry approaches towards the synthesis of bis-Schiff bases using ultrasound versus microwave and conventional method without catalyst ARKIVOC, 2016, iii, 187-201 1551-7004 1.165  

Wael A. A. Arafa, Raafat M. Shaker, and Saleh A. Rabeh Prospective study directed to the synthesis of symmetrical linked bis-rhodanine derivatives with their antimicrobial activity HETEROCYCLES, 2016, 92, Published online: 16th May, 2016 0385-5414 (Print), 1881-0942 (Online) 1.079 (2015) .    

Wael A. A. Arafa and Mohamed G. Badry Facile synthesis of bis-thiosemicarbazone derivatives as key precursors for the preparation of functionalized bis-thiazoles Journal of chemical research, 2016, 40, 387–394 1747-5198 0.633 (2015) .    

W. A. A. Arafa Preparation and evaluation of antibacterial activity of some new 1,2,4-triazole derivatives J. Heterocyclic Chem., 2010, 47, 1109-1115. 0022-152X 0.962 .    

Arafa, Wael A. A. and Mohamed, Asmaa S. Convenient one pot synthesis and antibacterial evaluation of some new Mannich bases carrying 1,2,4-triazolyl moiety Chinese Journal of Chemistry, 2011, 29, 1661-1668 1001-604X 0.755 .    

Wael A. A. Arafa, Mervat F. Fareed, Saleh A. Rabeh, and Raafat M. Shaker Ultrasound mediated green synthesis of rhodanine derivatives: Synthesis, chemical behavior, and antibacterial activity Phosphorus Sulfur And Silicon And The Related Elements, 2016, Published online: 18 Feb 2016. 1042-6507 (Print), 1563-5325 (Online) 0.561(2015) .    

Mohamed G. Badrey, Sobhi M. Gomha, Wael A. A. Arafa, and Mohamed M. Abdulla An approach to polysubstituted triazipines, thiadiazoles and thiazoles based on benzopyran moiety through the utility of versatile hydrazonoyl halides as in vitro monoamine oxidase inhibitors Journal of heterocyclic chemistry, 2016, 0022-152X 0.787 (2015) .    

Wael A. A. Arafa, Markus D. Karkas, Bao-Lin Lee, Torbjorn Åkermark, Rong-Zhen Liao, Hans-Martin Berends, Johannes Messinger, Per E. M. Siegbahn, and Bjorn Åkermark Dinuclear manganese complexes for water oxidation: evaluation of electronic efects and catalytic activity Phys. Chem.Chem.Phys., 2014, 16, 11950-11964 ISSN: 1463-9076 (Print), 1463-9084 (Online) 4.493.    

Wael A. A. Arafa and Mohamed G. Badry “Facile synthesis of bis-thiosemicarbazone derivatives as key precursors for the preparation of functionalized bis-thiazoles” Accepted J. Chem. Res. 2016. 

Wael A. A. Arafa, “Preparation and Evaluation of Antibacterial Activity of Some New 1,2,4-Triazole Derivatives” J. Heterocyclic Chem., 2010, 47, 1109-1115.

Wael A. A. Arafa, Asmaa S. Mohamed ''Synthesis, Characterization and Antibacterial Activity of Some New Bi-1,2,4-Triazole Mannich Base Derivatives''. Chinese. J. of Chemistry, 2011, 29, 1661-1668.

Wael A. A. Arafa, Markus D. Kärkäs, Bao-Lin Lee, Torbjörn Åkermark, Rong-Zhen Liao, Per E. M. Siegbahn, and Björn Åkermark. “Dinuclear Manganese Complexes for Water Oxidation: Evaluation of Electronics and Catalytic Activity” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2014, 16, 11950-11964.

Ashraf M. Mohamed, Husam R. M. Al-Qalawi, Wael A. El-Sayed, Wael A. A. Arafa, Amgad K.Hassan “Anticancer Activity of Newly SynthesizedTriazolopyrimidine Derivatives and Their Nucleoside Analogs” Acta Poloniae Pharmaceutica-Drug Research, 2015, 72, 307-318.

Wael A. A. Arafa and Abdelmoneim A. Makhlouf “One-Pot Synthesis and Antimicrobial Activity of Novel Pyrazole-Pyridine Hybrid Analogs”. International Journal of Advanced Research, 2013, 6, 320-331.

Wael A. A. Arafa and Nady Hashem. “Synthesis and corrosion inhibition evaluation of novel aminic nitrogen bearing 1,2,4-triazole Schiff base compound European Journal of Chemistry, 2014, 5, 563-569.

Sobhi M. Gomha, Mohamed G. Badrey and Wael A. A. Arafa. “DABCO-catalyzed green synthesis of thiazole and 1,3-thiazine derivatives linked to benzofuran”. Accepted in Heterocycles, 2016.

A. Ashery, G. Said • W. A. Arafa, A.E.H. Gaballah and A.A.M. Farag “Structural and optical characteristics of PEDOT/n-Si heterojunction diode” Synthetic Metals, 2016, 214, 92-99.

A. Ashery, G. Said • W. A. Arafa, A.E.H. Gaballah and A.A.M. Farag “Morphological and crystalline structural characteristics of PEDOTTM /TiO2 Nanocomposites for applications towards technology in electronic devices” Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 2016, 671, 291-298.