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research chemist

Sami Karaborni, Tunisian, American, Dutch Research chemist. Recipient scholarship Tunisian Government, 1982-1986; research assistantship U.Fla., 1986-1988, University of Virginia, 1988-1989. Member Tunisian Science Society.


Karaborni, Sami was born on August 1, 1964 in Sousse, Tunisia. Arrived in The Netherlands, 1991. Son of Tijani and Jamila (Kedadi) Karaborni.


Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 1986; Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, U. Florida, 1987; Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering, University Florida, 1990.


Postdoctoral fellow, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1989-1990; research chemist, Shell Research, Amsterdam, 1991-1996; market analyst oil products, Shell International Ltd., London, since 1996. Visiting professor Orsted Institute, Copenhagen, 1990-1991. Journal referee Royal Society Chemistry, since 1993, American Chemical Society, since 1993, European Physical Society, since 1994.

Invited speaker numeorus international conferences in the United States, Europe and South America, since 1988. Chairman Computer-Aided Molecular Modelling, Amsterdam, 1995-1996.


  • Other Work

    • Guest editor Tenside Surfactants Detergents, 1993. Contributor articles to professional journals including Science, Nature and Physical Review Letters.


Member Tunisian Science Society.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, reading, tennis, soccer, languages.


Married June Elizabeth Rarick.

Tijani Karaborni

Jamila (Kedadi) Karaborni

June Elizabeth Rarick.