The Division for Development and Public Relations  

 
JOSEPH  ALMOG,   
Status : ACTIVE Birth place : TEL AVIV
Office Phone: 02-658-4558 Fax: 02-652-8250
E-Mail: almog@vms.huji.ac.il
U.R.L: http://chemistry.huji.ac.il/casali/almog.htm
 
Department Faculty  
INSTITUTE OF CHEMISTRY FACULTY OF SCIENCE Dept. Description
APPLIED CHEMISTRY (CASALI CENTER) FACULTY OF SCIENCE Dept. Description
 
Academic Degree   Institution Year
Ph.D. HEBREW UNIV. 1973
D.I.C. IMPERIAL COLLEGE, LONDON 1974
 
Academic Position   Year
VISITING PROFESSOR 2000
 
External Academic Positions
Research Fellow, Imperial College, London, 1972-73;
Research Assoc., M.I.T., Cambridge, MA, 1973-74;
Visiting Prof., Tel Aviv Univ., 1992, 1997;
Visiting Prof., Faculty of Law, Hebrew Univ., 1992-98.
 
Research Interests
Forensic chemistry. Diagnostic methods for field work. Explosives
detection and identification. Physico-chemical methods for latent
fingerprint visualization. Unequivocal methods for body identification.
Chemical processes occurring on human skin. Organic synthetic chemistry.
Supramolecular chemistry: selective recognition of ion-pairs.
 
Research Projects
Identification of the improvised explosive urea nitrate in post blast
Application of nanotechnology to fingerprint visualization:
Selective recognition of ions by vasarenes.
Non-traditional approach to the detection of fingerprints.
 
Selected Publications
Publication Title   Year
A novel approach to fingerprint visualization on paper using 2013
Trace analysis of urea nitrate in post-blast debris by GC/MS. 2013
Selective recognition of the higher alkali fluoride ion-pairs by 2012
Visualization of latent fingermarks by nanotechnology: Reversed 2012
Ninhydrin and ninhydrin-analogues: Recent developments. In: 2012
Comparison of fingermark detection using semiconductor laser and 2012
Minimum requirements for application of ink dating methods based 2011
Colorimetric detection of urea nitrate: The missing link. 2011
Molecularly imprinted Au nanoparticles composites on Au surfaces 2011
Development of latent fingermarks by aqueous electrolytes. 2011
Terrorism and forensic science. In: 2011
Moistened hands do not necessarily allude to high quality 2011
Substituted naphthoquinones as novel amino acid sensitive 2010
Selective complexation between a novel bowl-shaped molecule and 2010
Ninhydrin thiohemiketals: Basic research towards improved 2010
Identification of handling of firearms/trace metal detection. 2009
The reaction between phloroglucinol and vic polycarbonyl 2009
A feasibility study on the use of double-sided adhesive coated 2009
Urea nitrate, an exceptionally easy-to-make improvised 2009
Colorimetric detection of explosives. In: 2009
Lawsone: A novel reagent for the detection of latent fingermarks 2008
Nitration using simple nitro species: Nitroguanidine and EGDN. 2008
Dual fingerprint reagents with enhanced sensitivity: 5-Methoxy- 2008
Protection of the carbonyl groups in 1,2-indanedione: Propellane 2008
Syntheses of cyclic disulfides using didecyldimethylammonium 2008
Structure elucidation of pigments that are formed in the 2007
Fingerprint reagents with dual action: Color and fluorescence. 2007
Rapid and efficient synthesis of symmetrical alkyl disulfides 2007
Application of nanoparticles for the enhancement of latent 2007
Recovery and detection of urea nitrate in traces. 2007
Forensic science and terrorism. 2007
Urea nitrate and nitrourea: Powerful regioselective aromatic 2006
Forensic science does not start in the lab: The concept of 2006
Identification of firearms handling by the [Fe(PDT)3]+2 complex: 2005
Decomposition of triacetone triperoxide (TATP) is an entropic 2005
Genipin, a novel fingerprint reagent with colorimetric and 2005
A field diagnostic test for the improvised explosive urea 2005
Chemical development of latent fingerprints: 1,2-indandione has 2001
Visualization of sebaceous fingerprints on fired cartridge 1998
 
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