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Gamal El-Din, Mohamed

Bio

Dr. Mohamed Gamal El-Din is a Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Alberta. He is co-lead of the Future Energy Systems Theme on Resilient Reclaimed Land and Water Systems. Dr. Gamal El-Din’s Future Energy Systems research centers on developing passive and engineered semi-passive treatment and reclamation approaches for the safe release of treated process water into the receiving ecosystems with no negative impact on the environment or on public health. The research undertaken by Dr. Gamal El-Din is building the intellectual foundation for a new generation of process water treatment strategies that will provide decision-makers with the engineering and scientific evidence necessary to enable the sustainable development of the Canada’s energy systems.


 


Dr. Gamal El-Din has been actively investigating the fundamentals of advanced and innovative treatment approaches for water and wastewater (municipal and industrial such as oil and gas) in the last 18 years and has made significance achievements in this area. His research work has resulted in important advancements in the area of advanced oxidation and ozone treatment, membrane separation and biological processes. Another part of his research program has centered on the development of new innovate and green materials and their applications in water and wastewater treatment.


 


Dr. Gamal El-Din obtained a B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from the Cairo University, a M.Sc. in Civil Engineering from the Wayne State University and a Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering from the University of Alberta. Since 2011, he holds an NSERC Senior Industrial Research Chair in Oil Sands Tailings Water Treatment. From 2010 to 2015, he was the Team Lead in the Helmholtz Alberta Initiative, Theme 5 on Sustainable Oil Sands Tailings Water Management: From Source to Discharge. Because of his contribution in teaching and research, in 2013 Dr. Gamal El-Din was awarded Killam Annual Professorship, University of Alberta. In 2017, he received the Alberta Science and Technology Leadership (ASTech) Foundation Award for Innovation in Oil Sands Research. Dr. Gamal El-Din’s research has resulted in more than 207 refereed journal papers and 297 conference and workshop presentations. One of the key objectives of Dr. Gamal El-Din’s research is to train highly qualified personnel with multidisciplinary expertise. To date, he has supervised 156 trainees, including undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, research associates, and technicians.

Gamal El-Din, Mohamed

Publications, Activities, and Awards

  • Interview CBC Edmonton Radio
  • A Flow-Through Reactor Study To Investigate The Adsorption Capacity Of Different Materials when Exposed To Oil Sands Process Water
  • A Step Towards Sustainable Ecosystems: From Active To Engineered Passive Treatment/Reclamation Approaches For Municipal And Industrial Wastewater
  • Adsorption of Heavy Metals (Pb2+, Cd2+, Cu2+ and Ni2+) by Biochars and Their Biomass Feedstock
  • Adsorption Of Heavy Metals From Oil Sands Process Water (OSPW) Using Sludge Based Biochar Composite
  • Adsorption Of Heavy Metals In Oil Sands Process Water (OSPW) By Sludge Based Biochar Composite
  • Adsorption Of Organic Matter In Oil Sands Process Water (OSPW) By Carbon Xerogel
  • Alberta Science And Technology Leadership (ASTech) Foundation Award
  • Alberta Water Research and Innovation Strategy 2018 Annual Report
  • An Integrated Treatment System For Sustainable Clean Water
  • Analytical And Toxicological Evaluation Of Bioavailable Naphthenic Acids From Oil Sands Process Water Using Biomimetic Extraction-Solid Phase Microextraction
  • Analytical And Toxicological Evaluation Of Bioavailable Naphthenic Acids From Oil Sands Process-Affected Water And Groundwater Using Biomimetic Extraction-Solid Phase Microextraction
  • Application Of Adsorption And Catalytic Oxidation Process For Water Reclamation
  • Application Of Catalytic Advanced Oxidation Process For Water Reclamation In The Presence Of Different Catalysts
  • Assessing The Sustainability Of Passive Treatment Systems For Land And Water Reclamation For Energy Systems
  • Assessment Of Ozonation Reactivity Of Aromatic And Oxidized Naphthenic Acids Species Separated Using A Silver-Ion Solid Phase Extraction Method
  • Biochar complexation increases heavy metal adsorption in aqueous solution as compared to their feedstock
  • Biochar Properties And Lead(II) Adsorption Capacity Depend On Feedstock Type, Pyrolysis Temperature, And Steam Activation
  • Biochar Property And Lead(II) Adsorption Capacity Depend On Feedstock Type, Pyrolysis Temperature, And Steam Activation
  • Biochar Surface Complexation And Heavy Metal Adsorption In Aqueous Solution Depend On Their Feedstock Type
  • Biochar surface complexation and heavy metal adsorption in aqueous solution depend on their feedstock type
  • Biochar Surface Complexation And Ni(II), Cu(II), And Cd(II) Adsorption In Aqueous Solutions Depend On Feedstock Type
  • Biofiltration As A Semi-Passive Approach To Treat Process Water
  • Biofiltration As A Semi-Passive Approach To Treat Process Water
  • Biofiltration Of Oil Sands Process Water In Fixed-Bed Biofilm Reactors Shapes Microbial Community Structure For Enhanced Degradation Of Naphthenic Acids
  • Biofiltration Process As A Semi-Passive Approach To Treat Process Water
  • Biophysical Impacts And Reclamation Consideration For Solar, Wind and Geothermal Energy Systems
  • Biophysical Impacts Of New Energy Systems and Reclamation Success
  • Catalytic Effect Of Oil Sands Process Water Inorganic Matrix And Solar-Driven Photocatalyst Bi2S3/Bi2WO6 On The Photodegradation Of Naphthenic Acids
  • Catalytic Oxidation Of OSPW Using Modified Basalt Fibers
  • Catalytic Ozonation Of Naphthenic Acid Model Compound In The Presence Of Carbon Materials
  • Catalytic Ozonation Of Naphthenic Acid Model Compound In The Presence Of Carbon Materials
  • Catalytic Ozonation Of Naphthenic Acids In The Presence Of Carbon-Based Metal-Free Catalysts: Performance And Kinetic Study
  • Catalytic Ozonation Of Oil Sands Process Water In The Presence Of Carbon-Based Metal-Free Catalyst
  • Catalytic Ozone-Based Treatment Of Oil Sands Process Water (OSPW) By Heteroatom Doped Fe/GAC
  • Cellulose Nanofibers For Selective Ion Removal From OSPW
  • Characterization Of Bioavailable Naphthenic Acids From Oil Sands Process Water Using Biomimetic Solid Phase Microextraction
  • Characterizing And Optimizing Biochars For Contaminant Removal From Wastewater
  • Combining Electro-Oxidation And Aerobic Biodegradation As Treatment For Oil Sands Process Water (OSPW)
  • Comparison of UV/Fenton, UV/H2O2, UV/Oxone and Ozone in Degrading the Naphthenic Aids in Oil Sands Process Water
  • Degradation Kinetics And Structure-Reactivity Relation Of Naphthenic Acids During Anodic Oxidation On Graphite Electrodes
  • Degradation Of Naphthenic Acids (NAs) By Ozonation Using FeOOH-Derived Material As A Catalyst
  • Degradation Of Naphthenic Acids (NAs) Under Low-Current Electro-Oxidation On Graphite
  • Degradation Of Naphthenic Acids And Formation Of By-products During UV/Chlorine Process
  • Degradation Of Naphthenic Acids From Oil Sands Process Water (OSPW) Using In-Situ Generated H2O2 By Sludge-Based Biochar/Aeration System
  • Degradation Of Naphthenic Acids From Oil Sands Process Water By A Semi-Passive Biofiltration Process
  • Degradation Of Naphthenic Acids From Oil Sands Process Water By A Semi-Passive Biofiltration Process
  • Degradation Of Naphthenic Acids From Process Water By Ozonation Using FEOOH-Derived Material As A Catalyst
  • Degradation of Organics in Real Oil Sands Process Water by Electro-Oxidation Using Graphite and Dimensionally Stable Anodes
  • Degradation Of Recalcitrant Naphthenic Acids From Raw And Ozonated Oil Sands Process-Affected Waters By A Semi-Passive Biofiltration Process
  • Developing Novel Materials For Reclamation And Remediation Of Land And Water
  • Development Of Nanolens-Enhanced Photocatalytic Microreactor For Process Water Treatment
  • Effects Of Feedstock Type, Pyrolysis Temperature, And Steam Activation On Biochar Properties And Lead (II) Adsorption
  • Effects Of Feedstock Type, Pyrolysis Temperature, And Steam Activation On Biochar Properties And Lead(II) Adsorption
  • Effects of feedstock type, pyrolysis temperature, and steam activation on biochar properties and lead(II) adsorption
  • Effects Of Feedstock, Pyrolysis Temperature, And Activation On Biochar Properties And Pb (II) Adsorption
  • Electro-Oxidation By Graphite Anode For Naphthenic Acids Degradation, Biodegradability Enhancement And Toxicity Reduction
  • Engineered Passive Treatment Approaches As Steps towards Sustainable Ecosystems
  • Enhanced Photodegradation Of Naphthenic Acids In The Presence Of Oil Sands Process Water Inorganic Fraction
  • Ferrate Oxidation Of Distinct Naphthenic Acids Species Isolated From Process Water Of Unconventional Petroleum Production
  • Fractionation Of Oil Sands Process Water And The Identification Of Natural Inorganic Photosensitizer
  • From Active To Engineered Passive Treatment/Reclamation Approaches For Municipal And Industrial Wastewater – A Step Towards Sustainable Ecosystems
  • From Land/Water Reclamation To Resources Recovery And Utilization
  • Future Energy Systems (FES) Resilient Reclaimed Land and Water Systems Workshop
  • Geothermal Energy Resources: Perspectives On Environmental Impact And Reclamation
  • Granular Activated Carbon Based Catalysts For Treatment Of Oil Sands Process Water By Oxidation Processes
  • Homogeneous Visible-Light-Driven Photocatalytic System Based On Ferric Citrate For Treatment Of OSPW
  • Industrial Applications Of Cellulose Nanofibers For Water Reclamation
  • Industrial Applications Of Cellulose Nanofibers For Water Remediation
  • Integrated Mild Ozonation With Biofiltration Can Effectively Enhance The Removal Of Naphthenic Acids From Hydrocarbon-Contaminated Water
  • Interview Radio Talk Show
  • Investigating The Formation Of By-Products From The Oxidation Of Heteroaromatic Naphthenic Acids
  • Investigating The Formation Of By-Products From The Oxidation Of Naphthenic Acids
  • Isolated Cellulose Nanofibers For Cu (II) And Zn (II) Removal: Performance And Mechanisms
  • Land And Water Reclamation Approaches For Process Water
  • Low Cost And Efficient Adsorbents For Targeted Pollutant Removal From Process Water
  • Low-Cost Adsorbent For Water Purification
  • Low-Current Electro-Oxidation Accelerates The Biodegradation Of The Recalcitrant Organics In Oil Sands Process Water
  • Low-Current Electro-Oxidation By Inexpensive Graphite Electrodes Accelerates The Biodegradation Of The Recalcitrant Organics In OSPW
  • Materials Synthesis and Development For Utilization In Land And Water Reclamation
  • Mesocosms And Constructed Wetlands
  • Mesoporous Carbon Xerogel Material For The Adsorption Of Model Naphthenic Acids: Structure Effect And Kinetics Modeling
  • Mineralization Of Naphthenic Acids By Electrochemically Generated Hydroxyl Radical And Reactive Sulfate Species Using Boron-Doped Diamond Electrode
  • Nano Humus And Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi As Soil Amendments In Coal Mine Reclamation
  • New Calibration Method For Extraordinary Mass Accuracy For Pollutants Analysis Using UPLC-IM-TOF-MS
  • New Research Adding Tools For Cleanup Of Oil Sands Process Water
  • New Technique Could Help Decontaminate Oilsands Process Water
  • Overview Of The Alberta Oil Sands: Key Issues And Environmental Impacts
  • Overview Of Treatment Studies On OSPW
  • Perspectives On Environmental Impacts And A Land Reclamation Strategy For Solar And Wind Energy Systems
  • Photodegradation Of Dyes With PMMA Microlenses
  • Photodegradation Of Naphthenic Acids Induced By Natural Photosensitizer In Oil Sands Process Water
  • Photodegradation Of Naphthenic Acids Induced By Natural Photosensitizer In Oil Sands Process Water
  • Preparation And Characterization Of Biochar From Sewage Sludge
  • Preparation And Characterization Of Biochar From Sewage Sludge For Organic Matters Removal In Oil Sands Process Water
  • Reclaimed Resilient Land And Water Systems – Land
  • Reclaimed Resilient Land And Water Systems – Success Indicators
  • Reclaimed Resilient Land And Water Systems – Water
  • Reclamation Success Indicators, Criteria And Policy For Energy Systems
  • Remediation Of Dissolved Organics In Oil Sands Process Water (OSPW) By Electrooxidation Using Boron-Doped Diamond Electrode
  • Remediation Of Organic And Inorganic Constituent Of Oil Sands Process Water By Boron-Doped Diamond (BDD) Electrolysis Treatment
  • Research Collaboration Meetings With Alberta Land Institute
  • Resilient Reclaimed Land And Water Systems
  • Resilient Reclaimed Land And Water Systems
  • Resilient Reclaimed Land And Water Systems Monthly Theme Lead Meetings
  • Resilient Reclaimed Land And Water Systems Theme Monthly Lead Meetings
  • Resilient Reclaimed Land and Water Systems Theme Monthly Organizational Meetings
  • Resilient Reclaimed Land And Water Systems Theme Organizational Meeting
  • Resilient Reclaimed Land And Water Systems Workshop
  • Resilient Reclaimed Land And Water Systems Workshop
  • Resilient Reclaimed Land And Water Systems Workshop
  • Salt Affected Soils: Quantifying Impacts And Indicators For Scientifically Based Remediation Criteria In Alberta
  • Salt Affected Soils: Quantifying Impacts To Develop Scientifically Based Remediation Criteria For Alberta
  • Separation Of Oil Sands Process Water Organics And Inorganics And Examination Of Their Acute Toxicity Using Standard In-Vitro Bioassays
  • Sewage Sludge Biochar As A Catalyst For Naphthenic Acid Degradation In Oil Sands Process Water (OSPW)
  • Sewage Sludge-Based Biochar For Organic Matter Removal In Oil Sands Process Water
  • Sewage Sludge-Based Biochar For Organic Matters Removal In Oil Sands Process Water
  • Simultaneous Analysis Of Hydrocarbons And Naphthenic Acids In OSPW Using APGC-TOF-MS
  • Soil, Wind And Geothermal Energy Sourcse: Perspectives On Environmental Impacts And Land Reclamation Considerations
  • Solar Photocatalytic Degradation Of Naphthenic Acids Using Bismuth Tungstate
  • Solar Photocatalytic Treatment Of Naphthenic Acids By Bismuth Tungstate (Bi2WO6)
  • Solar-Driven Advanced Oxidation For Process Water Reclamation
  • Solar-Driven Electro-Oxidation For OSPW Treatment
  • Systematic Analysis Of The Microbial Community In A Fixed-Bed Biofilm Reactor For Oil Sands Process Water (OSPW) Treatment
  • The Application Of TEMPO-Oxidized Cellulose Nanofibers In Contaminated Water Treatment
  • The Effect Of Oil Sands Process Water (OSPW) Inorganic Matrix On The Photodegradation Of Naphthenic Acids
  • The Effect Of Oil Sands Process Water Inorganic Matrix On The Photodegradation Of Naphthenic Acids
  • The Effect Of Oil Sands Process Water Inorganic Matrix On The Photodegradation Of Organic Contaminants
  • The Impact Of Oil Sands Process Water Matrix On The Ozonation Of Naphthenic Acids: From A Model Compound To A Natural Mixture
  • Treatment Of Oil Sands Process Water By Electro-Oxidation On Dimensionally Stable Anode (DSA)
  • Use Of Carbon Xerogel For Adsorption Of Organic Materials In Oil Sands Process Water
  • Water Treatment And Reclamation Approaches In The Canadian Oil Sands
  • Water Treatment and Reclamation Approaches In The Canadian Oil Sands: Active and Passive Treatment Options
  • Water Treatment And Reclamation Strategies For Oil Sands Process Water Using Passive Approaches
  • Water Treatment And Reclamation Strategies For The Canadian Oil Sands Process Water - A Step Towards Sustainable Ecosystems
  • Water Treatment Approaches In The Canadian Oil Sands