Work by the faculty and students of the Department of Chemical Engineering

Recent Submissions

  • Recent Advances in Metal-Organic Frameworks as Anticancer Drug Delivery Systems: A Review 

    Karami, Abdollah; Mohamed, Omnia A.; Ahmed, Ahmed H.S; Husseini, Ghaleb; Sabouni, Rana (Bentham, 2021)
    Background: Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs), as attractive hybrid crystalline porous materials, are increasingly being investigated in biomedical applications owing to their exceptional properties, including high porosity, ...
  • Ultrasound-triggered Immunotherapy for Cancer Treatment: An Update 

    Mukhopadhyay, Debasmita; Ahmed, Amal Elsadig Elamir; Sano, Catherine; Awad, Nahid S.; AlSawaftah, Nour Majdi; Husseini, Ghaleb (Bentham, 2021)
  • Thermal Conductivities of Choline Chloride-Based Deep Eutectic Solvents and Their Mixtures with Water: Measurement and Estimation 

    Ibrahim, Taleb; Sabri, Muhammad Ashraf; Jabbar, Nabil Abdel; Nancarrow, Paul; Mjalli, Farouq Sabri; AlNashef, Inas (MDPI, 2020)
    The thermal conductivities of selected deep eutectic solvents (DESs) were determined using the modified transient plane source (MTPS) method over the temperature range from 295 K to 363 K at atmospheric pressure. The results ...
  • Parametric Study of a Single Effect Lithium Bromide-Water Absorption Chiller Powered by a Renewable Heat Source 

    Tawalbeh, Muhammad; Salameh, Tareq; Albawab, Mona; Al-Othman, Amani; Assad, Mamdouh El Haj; Alami, Abdul H. (SDEWES, 2020)
    This work investigates the performance of a single-effect absorption chiller utilizing an aqueous lithium bromide solution as the working fluid and driven by hot fluid rejected from either a geothermal power plant or the ...
  • Ultrasound‑triggered herceptin liposomes for breast cancer therapy 

    Elamir, Amal; Aysha Ajith, Saniha; AlSawaftah, Nour Majdi; Abuwatfa, Waad Hussein; Mukhopadhyay, Debasmita; Paul, Vinod; Al-Sayah, Mohammad; Awad, Nahid S.; Husseini, Ghaleb (Nature, 2021)
    The functionalization of liposomes with monoclonal antibodies is a potential strategy to increase the specificity of liposomes and reduce the side-effects associated with chemotherapeutic agents. The active targeting of ...
  • Analysis of Straw by X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy 

    Jiang, Guilin; Husseini, Ghaleb; Baxter, Larry L.; Linford, Matthew R. (American Vacuum Society, 2004)
    Determining the chemical structure and composition of biomass fuels using x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) can provide fundamental knowledge of their structures that is useful in understanding and predicting their ...
  • Graphene-based drug delivery systems 

    Bai, Reenu Geetha; Husseini, Ghaleb (Elsevier, 2019)
    Drug delivery is one of the prominent biomedical applications of graphene nanomaterials in the current scenario. The rapid growth in the graphene-based drug delivery systems showed the potential of this nanomaterial in the ...
  • Incorporating Computer-Aided Software in the Undergraduate Chemical Engineering Core Courses 

    Al Naizy, Raafat; Abdel-Jabbar, Nabil; Ibrahim, Taleb; Husseini, Ghaleb (Chemical Engineering Education, 2014)
    Introductions of computer-aided software and simulators are implemented during the sophomore-year of the chemical engineering (ChE) curriculum at the American University of Sharjah (AUS). Our faculty concurs that software ...
  • Modeling and Sensitivity Analysis of Acoustic Release of Doxorubicin from Unstabilized Pluronic P105 Using an Artificial Neural Network Model 

    Husseini, Ghaleb; Abdel-Jabbar, Nabil; Mjalli, Farouq Sabri; Pitt, William G. (Adenine Press, 2007)
    This paper models steady state acoustic release of Doxorubicin (Dox) from Pluronic P105 micelles using Artificial Neural Networks (ANN). Previously collected release data were compiled and used to train, validate, and test ...
  • Phase transitions of perfluorocarbon nanoemulsion induced with ultrasound: A mathematical model 

    Pitt, William G.; Singh, Ram; Perez, Krystian X.; Husseini, Ghaleb; Jack, Daniel R. (Elsevier, 2013)
    While ultrasound has been used in many medical and industrial applications, only recently has research been done on phase transformations induced by ultrasound. This paper presents a numerical model and the predicted results ...
  • Targeting the Folate Receptor: Effects of Conjugating Folic Acid to DOX Loaded Polymeric Micelles 

    Elkhodiry, Mohamed A.; Husseini, Ghaleb; Velluto, Diana (Bentham Science Publishers, 2016)
    In this paper, we report on a potential cancer drug delivery system that utilizes the ligand targeting of the folate receptor. Our drug delivery system consists of Pluronic-P105 micelles, targeted with folic acid moieties. ...
  • Using Artificial Neural Networks and Model Predictive Control to Optimize Acoustically Assisted Doxorubicin Release from Polymeric Micelles 

    Husseini, Ghaleb; Mjalli, Farouq Sabri; Pitt, William G.; Abdel-Jabbar, Nabil (SAGE Publications, 2009)
    We have been developing a drug delivery system that uses Pluronic P105 micelles to sequester a chemotherapeutic drug - namely, Doxorubicin (Dox) - until it reaches the cancer site. Ultrasound is then applied to release the ...
  • A case study of a college-wide first-year undergraduate engineering course 

    Aloul, Fadi; Zualkernan, Imran; Husseini, Ghaleb; El-Hag, Ayman; Al-Assaf, Yousef (Taylor & Francis, 2014)
    Introductory engineering courses are either programme specific or expose students to engineering as a broad discipline by including materials from various engineering programmes. A common introductory engineering course ...
  • Remote Labs and Game-Based Learning for Process Control 

    Zaulkerman, Imran; Husseini, Ghaleb; Loughlin, Kevin F.; Mohebzada, Jamshaid G.; El Gaml, Moataz (Chemical Engineering Education, 2013)
    Social networking platforms and computer games represent a natural informal learning environment for the current generation of learners in higher education. This paper explores the use of game-based learning in the context ...
  • Gas Phase Deposition of Trichloro(1H,1H,2H,2H-perfluorooctyl)silane on Silicon Dioxide, by XPS 

    Lee, Michael V.; Husseini, Ghaleb; Sautter, Ken; Linford, Matthew R. (American Vacuum Society, 2012)
    Monolayers of trichloro(lH,1H,2H,2H-perfluorooctyl)silane, Cl3SiCH2CH2(CF2)5CF3, were deposited via chemical vapor deposition onto the native oxide layer on silicon after plasma-cleaning. The samples have high hydrophobicity, ...
  • Analysis of Grain Screenings by X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy 

    Jiang, Guilin; Husseini, Ghaleb; Baxter, Larry L.; Linford, Matthew R. (American Vacuum Society, 2005)
    Determining the chemical structure and composition of biomass fuels using x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) can provide fundamental knowledge of their structures that is useful in understanding and predicting their ...
  • Analysis of Sawdust by X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy 

    Jiang, Guilin; Husseini, Ghaleb; Baxter, Larry L.; Linford, Matthew R. (American Vacuum Society, 2005)
    Determining the chemical structure and composition of biomass fuels using x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) can provide fundamental knowledge of their structures that is useful in understanding and predicting their ...
  • Analysis of Sunflower Shells by X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy 

    Jiang, Guilin; Husseini, Ghaleb; Baxter, Larry L.; Linford, Matthew R. (American Vacuum Society, 2005)
    Determining the chemical structure and composition of biomass fuels using x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) can provide fundamental knowledge of their structures that is useful in understanding and predicting their ...
  • Analysis of Shea Nut Shells by X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy 

    Jiang, Guilin; Husseini, Ghaleb; Baxter, Larry L.; Linford, Matthew R. (American Vacuum Society, 2005)
    Determining the chemical structure and composition of biomass fuels using x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) can provide fundamental knowledge of their structures that is useful in understanding and predicting their ...
  • Analysis of Sugar Beet Pulp by X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy 

    Jiang, Guilin; Husseini, Ghaleb; Baxter, Larry L.; Linford, Matthew R. (American Vacuum Society, 2005)
    Determining the chemical structure and composition of biomass fuels using x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) can provide fundamental knowledge of their structures that is useful in understanding and predicting their ...

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