Dr. Bahaa El-Din Ahmed Hemdan

Dr. Bahaa El-Din Ahmed Hemdan

National Research Centre, Egypt

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Environmental Microbiology and Biotechnology from Cairo University, Egypt

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Bahaa Hemdan, BH is a Researcher at Water Pollution Research Dept., Environmental Research Division, National Research Centre, and A Technical manager of Environmental microbiology Lab . Dr. Bahaa has more experiences in Detection of bacteria in different water types by different methods such MPN method, MF method and enzymatic method. Detection of food borne pathogens using rapid method (Enzymatic culture media).Microscopy techniques applied for monitoring the development of aquatic biofilm.Identification of some pathogenic bacteria from food and water using biochemical reaction tests and rapid test (BIOLOG GEN III instrument).Detection and isolation of oil-degrading microorganisms from petroleum waste and use these microorganisms in treatment of petroleum companies waste. Using some of microbial strains in bioremediation form oil spills. Evaluation of some pharmaceutical product as antiseptic by sensitivity test for several microorganisms.
Using some natural extract as antimicrobial for pathogenic bacteria.Measurement of some toxic materials by using Microtox 500 analyzer and by ASTM method using Pseudomonas aeruginosa organism. Measurement of toxic material using Microtox 500 analyser and ASTM method.Sensitivity test for some product as antimicrobial and its effect on pathogenic bacteria.He is an internationally recognized expert in many areas of advanced molecular technique for detection o bacteria in biofilm.

Area of Interest:

Biomedical Sciences
Environmental Microbiology
Water Analysis

Selected Publications

  1. Sherif, H., W. Khalil, W. El Hotaby, S. Khalil and B. Hemdan, 2019. Biocompatibility enhancement of graphene oxide-silver nanocomposite by functionalization with polyvinylpyrrolidone. IET Nanobiotechnology. 10.1049/iet-nbt.2018.5321.
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  2. Ibrahim, E.M.E., M.A. El-Liethy, A.L.K. Abia, B.A. Hemdan and M.N. Shaheen, 2019. Survival of E. coli O157:H7, Salmonella typhimurium, HAdV2 and MNV-1 in river water under dark conditions and varying storage temperatures. Sci. Total Environ., 648: 1297-1304.
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  3. Hemdan, B.A., A.M. El Nahrawy, A.F.M. Mansour and A.B.A. Hammad, 2019. Green sol-gel synthesis of novel nanoporous copper aluminosilicate for the eradication of pathogenic microbes in drinking water and wastewater treatment. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res., 26: 9508-9523.
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  4. Gaballah, S.T., H.A. El-Nazer, R.A. Abdel-Monem, M.A. El-Liethy, B.A. Hemdan and S.T. Rabie, 2019. Synthesis of novel chitosan-PVC conjugates encompassing Ag nanoparticles as antibacterial polymers for biomedical applications. Int. J. Biol. Macromol., 121: 707-717.
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  5. Elbatanony, M.M., A.M. El-Feky, B.A. Hemdan and M.A. El-Liethy, 2019. Assessment of the antimicrobial activity of the lipoidal and pigment extracts of Punica granatum L. leaves. Acta Ecol. Sin., 39: 89-94.
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  6. Samhan, F.A., B.A. Hemdan, M.A. Eliethy, M.M. Kamel and G.E. El-Taweel, 2018. Application of immobilized bacterial strains for biodegradation of crude oil in batch reactor. J. Egypt. Public Health Assoc., 92: 44-51.
  7. Nasr, F.A., S.A. El‑Shafai, A.S. Abdelfadil, H.S. Ibrahim and B.A. Hemdan, 2018. Potential use of treated domestic sewage for cultivation of biofuel crops in Egypt. Int. J. Environ. Sci. Technol. 10.1007/s13762-018-2101-4.
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  8. El-Liethy, M.A., B.A. Hemdan and G.E. El-Taweel, 2018. Phenotyping using semi-automated BIOLOG and conventional PCR for identification of Bacillus isolated from biofilm of sink drainage pipes. Acta Ecol. Sinica, 38: 334-338.
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  9. Doma, H.S., S.M. Abdo, B.A. Hemdan and G.H. Ali, 2018. Enhancing biomass, energy and value added compounds yield from pilot scale pond system. J. Environ. Sci. Technol., 11: 199-208.
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  10. Ali, G.W., W. El-Hotaby, B. Hemdan and W.I. Abdel-Fattah, 2018. Thermosensitive chitosan/phosphate hydrogel-composites fortified with Ag versus [email protected] for biomedical applications. Life sci., 194: 185-195.
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  11. Hemdan, B.A., M.A. El-Liethy, A.M. Shaban and G.E.S. El-Taweel, 2017. Quantification of the metabolic activities of natural biofilm of different microenvironments. J. Eniron. Sci. Technol., 10: 131-138.
  12. Fouad, H.A., R.M. Elhefny, B.A. Hemdan and M.M. Kamel, 2017. Role of bacterial additives for biological treatment of domestic wastewater in septic tank. J. Eng. Applied Sci., 12: 5129-5135.
  13. El-Liethy, M.A., B.A. Hemdan, F.A. Samhan, S.S. Ali and G.E. El-Taweel, 2017. Optimizing conditions for crude oil degrading bacterial consortium isolated from aquatic environment. poll. Res., 36: 197-204.
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  14. El-Liethy, M.A., B.A. Hemdan, A.M. Shaban, M.M. Kamel, G.E. El-Taweel, 2017. Exploring the diversity of bacterial indicator and microbial pathogens in natural biofilm. Egypt. J. Environ. Res., 7: 1-11.
  15. El Hotaby, W., H.H.A. Sherif, B.A. Hemdan, W.A. Khalil and S.K.H. Khalil, 2017. Assessment of in situ -prepared polyvinylpyrrolidone-silver nanocomposite for antimicrobial applications. Acta Phy. Polonica, A., 131: 1554-1560.
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  16. Hemdan, B.E.D., 2016. Biological characteristics of some microbes contributing in biofilm. Scholar's Press Publisher. USA., ISBN: 978-3-659-84139-2. Pages: 380.
  17. Hemdan, B.A., M.A. El-Liethy, E.M. Abou-taleb, A.L.A. Radwan and G.E. El-Taweel, 2016. Bio-generation of electrical energy from wastewater using microbial fuel cells. Res. J. Pharm. Biol. Chem. Sci., 7: 1297-1302.
  18. Hemdan, B.A., M.A. El-Liethy, A.H. Eissa, M.M. Kamel and G.E. El-Taweel, 2016. Effect of corroded and non-corroded pipe materials on biofilm formation in drinking water distribution systems. World Applied Sci. J., 34: 214-222.
  19. El-Liethy, M.A., S.I. Mohamed, B.A. Hemdan, H.M. Bkeer, M.A. Taha and M.M. Kamel, 2016. Enhancement the recovery of chlorine stressed bacteria from water by using sodium pyruvate. Int. J. Adv. Res., 3: 1292-1298.
  20. El-Liethy, M.A., B.A. Hemdan, E.H. El-Shatoury, M. Abou-Zeid, F. Samhan and G.E. El-Taweel, 2016. Prevalence of Legionella spp. and Helicobacter pylori in different water resources in Egypt. Egypt. J. Environ. Res., 4: 1-12.
  21. Hemdan, B.A., M.A. El-Liethy, G.E. El-Taweel, M.M. Kamel, S.E. El-Hawaary and M.Z. Sedik, 2015. Antibiotics susceptibility phenotyping and extracellular polymeric substances production of Listeria monocytogenes biofilm and planktonic cells. Res. J. Pharm. Biol. Chem. Sci., 6: 1849-1856.
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  22. Hemdan, B., M. Sedik, M. Kamel and G.E. El-Taweel, 2015. Impact of pipe materials and chlorination on planktonic and biofilm cells of Listeria monocytogenes. Open Conf. Proc. J., 6: 41-50.
  23. El-Leithy, M.A., E.H. El-Shatoury, M.A. Abou-Zeid, H.B.A. Samhan, F.A. Gamila and E. El-Taweel, 2014. Survival of enterotoxigenic E. coli O157: H7 strains in different water sources. Int. J. Environ., 3: 212-220.