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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 17 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 190 refereed journal papers and 250 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 143 trainees, including undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, research associates, and technicians.

Gamal El-Din, Mohamed

Publications, Activities, and Awards

  • Adsorption Of Organic Matter In Oil Sands Process Water By Carbon Xerogel
  • Alberta Science And Technology Leadership (ASTech) Foundation Award
  • 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
  • Biofiltration As A Semi-Passive Approach To Treat Process Water
  • Biofiltration As A Semi-Passive Approach To Treat Process Water
  • Biomimetic Solid Phase Micro-Extraction Evaluation Of Bioavailable Naphthenic Acids Extracted From Raw And Treated Oil Sands Process Water
  • 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 Acid Model Compound In The Presence Of Carbon Materials
  • Degradation Kinetics And Byproducts Formation During UV/Chlorine Treatment Of Model Of Naphthenic Acid
  • Degradation Of Naphthenic Acids (NAs) Under Low-Current Electro-Oxidation On Graphite
  • 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
  • From Land/Water Reclamation To Resources Recovery And Utilization
  • Improving Ozone Degradation Of Naphthenic Acids From Oil Sands Process Water (OSPW) By Biofiltration Pretreatment
  • Industrial Applications of Cellulose Nanofibers for Water Reclamation
  • Industrial Applications Of Cellulose Nanofibers For Water Remediation
  • Integrated Land And Water Reclamation Approached For Energy Systems To Minimize Landscape Disturbances And Improve Waste Management
  • Low Cost And Efficient Adsorbents For Targeted Pollutant Removal From Process Water
  • Method Development To Separate Oil Sands Process Water Inorganics And Organics And Toxicity Study
  • New Calibration Method For Extraordinary Mass Accuracy For Pollutants Analysis Using UPLC-IM-TOF-MS
  • Overview Of Treatment Studies On OSPW
  • Reclaimed Resilient Land And Water Systems – Land
  • Reclaimed Resilient Land And Water Systems – Success Indicators
  • Reclaimed Resilient Land And Water Systems – Water
  • Research Collaboration Meetings With Alberta Land Institute
  • Resilient Reclaimed Land And Water Systems Monthly Theme Lead Meetings
  • Resilient Reclaimed Land And Water Systems Theme Organizational Meeting
  • Resilient Reclaimed Land And Water Systems Theme Workshop
  • Resilient Reclaimed Land And Water Systems Theme Workshop
  • Solar-Driven Advanced Oxidation For Process Water Reclamation
  • The Effect Of Oil Sands Process Water Inorganic Matrix On The Photodegradation Of Organic Contaminants
  • 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 Approaches In The Canadian Oil Sands