Various-5-[4-(1,3-disubstituted-4-oxo-2-thioxoimidazolidin-5-ylidenemethyl)benzyli-dene]-2-thioxoimidazolidin-4-ones have been synthesized under microwave irradiation. In comparison with the traditional reflux methods, similar or higher yields were obtained.
Prof. Dr. Ahmed I. Khodair (1962) has been graduated at Faculty of Science; Tanta University, Egypt in 1984 and got has Ph. D. (Org. Chem.) at Faculty of Science, Tanta University, Egypt in 1993. He has been promoted to full Professor of Organic Chemistry at Faculty of Science, Kafrelsheikh University, 2005. He is specialized in the synthesis of heterocyclic organic compounds and their nucleosides. He is a Humboldt fellow since 2001. He served as a referee for many international organization and scientific journals. He is a member of the permanent scientific committee for promotion of Egyptian universities staff members (Organic Chemistry). He has supervised more than ten master and doctoral theses. He has published more than 50 publications in renowned scientific journals. He spent two years in Denmark at Odense University as a Ph. D. student. He spent seven months at Technical University of Copenhagen/Lyngby (Denmark). He spent two years at Poitiers University (France). He spent sixteen months at Konstanz University (Germany). He spent seven years at King Saud University (Saudi Arabia). He is the head of Chemistry Department of Faculty of Science at Kafrelsheikh University since 2010 for three years. He is the Vice Dean for Education and Student Affairs of Faculty of Science at Kafrelsheikh University since 2011 for three years. He is the Dean of Faculty of Science at Kafrelsheikh University since 2015 for three years. He is the head of Chemistry Department of Faculty of Science at Kafrelsheikh University since 2021 until now.