Abdel Fattah R. Hasan

Nature of Work
Academic
Profession
Director of WaterANDEnvironment Institute.
Email Address
mallah@najah.edu
Office Phone
(+970) 9 2345113 Ext. 2202

Education:

  •  2006 to 2009: Ph.D., Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, USA
  •  2000 to 2004: M.Sc., Water Engineering, Birzeit University, Birzeit, Palestine
  •  1993 to 1998: B.Sc., Chemical Engineering, Mutah University, Al-Karak, Jordan

Employment history:

  •  July, 2013- up to date: Head of Civil Engineering Department (Chair) – An-Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine
  •  June, 2010– up to date: Faculty Member, Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering – An-Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine
  •  June, 2009 – July, 2009: Instructor and Trainer, Florida, USA
  •  August, 2006 – August, 2009: Teaching and Research Assistant, Florida, USA
  •  August, 2003-August 2006: Director of the Water Studies and Quality Control, Jenin, Palestine
  •  May, 2002 – August, 2003: Water Engineer, Jenin, Palestine
  •  January, 2000 -September: 2001, Site engineer, Jenin, Palestine
  •  September, 1998 – December, 1999: Water Quality Engineer, Jenin, Palestine

Awards and distinctions:

  •  April 7, 2009: Second Place (physical sciences), Research and Creativity Forum. University of Miami, http://www.cae.miami.edu/news.html
  •  May 25, 2008: Ron Cockcroft Award, International Research Group on Wood Protection, Sweden. http://www.cae.miami.edu/news.html.
  •  2008-Aug: 2009Teaching Assistantship, Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering Department (CAE), University of Miami. Aug
  •  Aug. 2006 - Aug. 2007: Graduate Scholarship with Fellowship, CAE dept., University of Miami.
  •  . Aug. 2006 – Aug. 2007.: Teaching Assistantship, CAE dept., University of Miami
  •  Dec. 2004- Jan. 2005: Short visit award by US Department of state to LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas, Austin
  •  2001 – 2002.: Research Fellowship for six months at the sub-department of environmental technology, Wageningen University, the Netherlands
  •  1997 – 1998: Dean list of honour for two semesters at the Faculty of Engineering, Mu’tah University

Research Interests:

  •  Physical and Biological Treatment of High Strength Municipal Wastewater
  •  Physical and Biological Treatment of Industrial Wastewater
  •  Physical and Biological Treatment of Wastewater Generated from Rural areas
  •  Water Quality Modeling and Management of Major Streams in Palestine (currently in Faria’, Zimar, and Al-Qilt Streams).
  •  Studying Reclaimed Water Reuse in Palestine by Chain Value Analysis and Process Re-engineering
  •  Sand and Carbon Filtration for Drinking Water and Secondary Wastewater Effluents
  •  Drinking Water Disinfection
  •  Solid and Hazardous Waste Management
  •  Biogas Production from Municipal Solid Waste
Institution
Jenin Males School
Country
Palestine
Degree
High School
Faculty
Department
Thesis
Speciality
Sub speciality
Duration
1992 - 1993
Institution
Mu'tah University
Country
Jordan
Degree
BSc
Faculty
Engineering
Department
Chemical Engineering
Thesis
Carbon Production from Olive-Cakes
Speciality
Sub speciality
Duration
1993 - 1998
Institution
Birzeit University
Country
Palestine
Degree
MSc
Faculty
Graduate Studies
Department
Water and Environemntal Engineering
Thesis
Optimization of Specific Methanogenic Activity Assay
Speciality
Sub speciality
Duration
2000 - 2004
Institution
University of Miami
Country
United States of America
Degree
PhD
Faculty
Engineering
Department
Civil Engineering
Thesis
STUDIES ON WEATHERED WATERBORNE TREATED WOOD: LEACHING OF METALS DURING SERVICE AND METALS BASED SORTING UPON RECYCLE
Speciality
Sub speciality
Duration
2006 - 2009
Country
Palestine
Institution
Jenin Municipality
Position/Job Description
Water Engineer
Period
Sept. 1, 1998 - Aug. 30, 2006
Country
United States of America
Institution
University of Miami
Position/Job Description
Teaching and Research Assistant
Period
Sept. 1, 2006 - July 31, 2009
Country
Palestine
Institution
An-Najah National University
Position/Job Description
Assistant Professor
Period
June 1, 2010 - Until Now
  • Conference Paper Effect of snowfall on steel structures in the west bank Risk Assessment study
  • Conference Paper Effect of snowfall, as a consequence of climate change, on steel structures in Palestine – Qualitative Risk Assessment
  • Original research Geospatial Implications Assessment of Zahrat Al Finjan Solid Waste Landfill, North of West Bank, Palestine
  • Original research Using Synthesized Polysiloxane Modified with Nitrophenyl as a Low Cost Adsorbents For Nickel Removal From Wastewater
  • Original research Impact of Waste Water on The Physico-Chemical Quality of Water Sources In Bed of Oued Essaquia Elhamra In South of Morocco
  • Original research Neutral red removal Using different techniques: Direct photolysis, UV/H2O2, Fenton and Photo-Fenton
  • Original research Experimental and theoretical evaluation of quercetin as a novel and eco-friendly corrosion inhibitor for C38 steel in hydrochloric medium
  • Original research The inhibition performance of sulfamerazine for corrosion of mild steel in HCl
  • Conference Paper Air quality characterization in the city of Nablus
  • Conference Paper Self-Cleaning Advanced-Treatment Filter for Effluents (Safe): Innovative Development, Design ‎And Application For An Efficient Treatment of Secondary Effluents of Wastewater Treatment ‎Plants
    • 2013-12-06
  • Conference Paper Water Quality Modeling of Zimar Stream with Considerations of Current and Future ‎Solutions
    • 2013-11-05
  • Original research Modelling of Dissolved Oxygen Levels in Zimar Stream under different Scenarios
  • Conference Paper Modelling of Dissolved Oxygen Levels in Zimar Stream under different Scenarios
  • Original research Daily measures of microbes and human health at a non-point source marine beach.
    • 2011-01-01
    • Amir M. Abdelzaher
    • Mary E. Wright
    • Cristina Ortega
    • A. Rasem Hasan
    • Tomoyoki Shibata
    • Helena M. Solo-Gabriele
    • Jonathan Kish
    • Kelly Withum
    • Guoqing He
    • Samir M. Elmir
    • J. Alfredo Bonilla
    • Tonya D. Bonilla
    • Carol J. Palmer
    • Troy M. Scott
    • Christopher D. Sinigalliano
    • Maribeth L. Gidley
    • David Wanless
    • Lisa R. W. Plano
    • Anna C. Garza
    • Xiaofang Zhu
    • Jay M. Fleisher
    • Lora E. Fleming
    • Lukasik J
    • Harwood VJ
    • Gidley ML
    • Stewart JR
    • Dickerson JW
    • Yampara-Iquise H
    • Carson C
  • Original research Online sorting of recovered wood waste by automated XRF-technology. Part I: Detection of preservative-treated wood waste
    • 2011-01-01
    • A. Rasem Hasan
    • John Schindler
    • Helena M. Solo-Gabriele
    • Timothy G. Townsendc
  • Original research Online sorting of recovered wood waste by automated XRF-technology: Part II. Sorting efficiencies
    • 2011-01-01
    • Hasan, A. R.
    • Helena Solo-Gabriele
    • Timothy Townsend
  • Original research Field-Scale Leaching of Arsenic, Chromium and Copper From Weathered Treated Wood
    • 2010-01-01
    • A. Rasem Hasan
    • Ligang Hu
    • Helena M. Solo-Gabriele
    • Lynne Fieber
    • Yong Cai
    • Timothy G. Townsend
  • Original research Transport and interaction of arsenic, chromium, and copper in soil associated with CCA-treated wood
    • 2010-01-01
    • Ligang Hu
    • Cristina Diez-Rivas
    • A. Rasem Hasan
    • Helena Solo-Gabriele
    • Lynne Fieber
    • Yong Cai
  • Original research Studies on Weathered Waterborne Treated Wood: Leaching of Metals during Service and Metals Based Detection upon Recycle
    • 2009-01-01
    • A. R. Hasan
  • Original research Transport and distribution of arsenic, chromium, and copper in soil associated with CCA-treated wood
  • Conference Paper Leachability of Arsenic, Chromium and Copper from Weathered ‎Treated Wood
  • Original research Leachability of arsenic, chromium and copper from weathered treated wood
    • 2008-01-01
    • A. R. Hasan
    • Ligang Hu
    • Helena M. Solo-Gabriele
    • Yong Cai
    • Lynne A. Fieber
  • Original research Optimization of Specific Methanogenic Activity (SMA) Assay
  • Original research Knock on Wood
    • 1970-01-01
    • Helena M Solo-Gabriele
    • Timothy G Townsend
    • A. R. Hasan
  • Conference Paper Transport and Distribution of Arsenic, Chromium, and Copper in Soil Associated with ‎CCA-Treated Wood