Bahar S. Alawi


Permanent: 8763 Kanawha Ct.                                                                            School:   Hench 13D

                   Lorton, VA 22079                                                                                              Charlottesville, VA 22904

                   (703) 690-6539                                                                                                    (434) 243-3651




University of Virginia - Charlottesville, VA                                                                   2000-Present

B.S. in Chemistry with Biochemistry Specialization (expected graduation date: May 2004)

Related Course Work:

-Principles of Chemistry I and II with Lab: Honors General Chemistry

-Principles of Chemical Reactions I and II with Lab: Honors Organic Chemistry

-Advanced Organic III; Inorganic Chemistry; Physical Chemistry I and II

-Classical and Modern Physics I and II with Lab: Honors; Calculus I and II: Honors



Research Organic Chemist                                                                                                Spring 2003-Present

-Undergraduate Independent Research Course under Dr. McGarvey

-Complex Glyoconjugate Synthesis, Carbohydrate-Based Molecular Recognition


Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)                                                         Summer 2003

-Independent scientific project on synthesizing complex glycoconjugates

 as a potential cancer vaccine


Undergraduate Chemical Laboratory Teaching Assistant                                         Summer 2003

-General chemistry laboratory for two summer sessions – University of Virginia


Teaching Assistant/Substitute, Fairfax County Public Schools                                                Spring 2002-Present

-Teaching Assistant: Grades 3-6, Special Education-Emotionally Disturbed

-Substitute: Grades K-12, Regular and Special Education


Healthcare Intern, Inova Mount Vernon Hospital’s Rehabilitation Center           Fall 1999

-Worked with victims of strokes and car accidents


Volunteer, Inova Mount Vernon Hospital                                                                      Summer 1998

-Discharged patients; delivered medical equipment throughout various wings



Executive Board, Afghan Student Association                                                              Fall 2002

Secretary, Afghan Student Association                                                                          Spring 2002

Community Service – Assisted local afghan refugees                                                  Spring 2002-Spring 2003

Tutoring – Afghan refugee students                                                                                               Spring 2002-Present

Tutoring- High School Algebra I                                                                                      Fall 2001-Spring 2002

Asian Student Union                                                                                                          Fall 2000-Spring 2001



Dr. Glenn J. McGarvey, Chemistry Department Professor, University of Virginia

(434) 924-3910,


Dr. Frederick S. Richardson, Chemistry Department Professor, University of Virginia

(434) 924-3905,


Dr. Robert E. Burnett, Director of Research: Department of Chemistry, University of Virginia

(434) 924-7018,