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Professor of Chemistry


  • Post-doctoral Associate at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (2006-2009)
  • Post-doctoral Assistant at the Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of Iowa (2005-2006)
  • Ph.D. Analytical/Atmospheric Chemistry, University of Iowa (2000-2005)
  • B.S. Chemistry (Honors), United Arab Emirates (UAE) University (1996-2000)

Courses Taught

  • Environmental Instrumentation (CHEM 6144)
  • General Chemistry Laboratory I (CHEM 1011)

Research Interests

  • Heterogeneous kinetics and chemistry of secondary organic aerosols
  • Investigating the role of iron oxides in groundwater geochemistry

Selected Publications

  • Ali, H.A, Iedema, M. I, Cowin, J.P., "The use of a Mini-Flow reactor to investigate the oxidation of SO2 in deliquesced sea salt particles," in preparation
  • Shuttlefield, J., Al-Hosney, H. A. Zachariah A. and Grassian V.H., Appl. Spectros., 2007, 61, 3, pp-283-292
  • Al-Hosney, H. A. Carlos-Cuellar, S, Baltrusaitis, J. and Grassian, V. H., Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2005, 7, 3587-3595. (Cover Article.) 
  • Al-Hosney, H. A.; Grassian, Vicki H., Journal of the American Chemical Society 2004, 126(26), 8068-8069.


Dr. Hashim Ali received his Bachelor of Science (with Honors) degree in Chemistry from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) University in 2000 and a PhD from the Department of Chemistry at the University of Iowa in 2005. Dr. Ali then joined the department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Iowa in 2005 as a postdoctoral research scholar. In 2006, he had the opportunity to continue his postdoctoral research at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland Washington before joining the Chemistry and Physics Department at Arkansas State University in 2009.