Dr. Khalid Zaki Elwakeel

Dr. Khalid Zaki Elwakeel

Associate Professor
Port-Said University, Egypt


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from Menofiya University, Egypt

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Biography

Dr. Khalid Z. Elwakeel, who holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Physical Chemistry, is the associate professor of the environmental chemistry at Port Said University. He has more than forty research articles published in the international journals as well as four books. Elwakeel reviewed more than 400 research article for 80 international journals in the field of environmental research and also a member of the editorial board of some international journals. Elwakeel. Currently; He works as associate professor at University of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
In addition to the academic and research experience, Elwakeel has practical experience in drinking water companies (private and governmental), and he worked for four years as an inspector for the drinking water quality and efficiency of sewage treatment in the Egyptian water and wastewater regulatory Agency.
It worth to mention that Dr. Elwakeel is the recipient of (i) Award of the Kingdome of Saudi Arabia for the environmental management in the Islamic world October 2017 (the first prize under category “Best research” (ISESCO). (ii) The Egyptian Order of Distinction (first class) from the president of Egypt, for his scientific achievements, (iii) The Egyptian Encouragement Prize in Chemical Sciences (Egyptian Academy of Scientific Research and Technology, Egypt). (iv) The Misr El-Kheir Award for the best publication, 2013 (Egypt). And (v) the Award of professor, Dr. Faiza Al-Kharafi in the field of basic science, 2010 (Egyptian Academy of Scientific Research and Technology, Egypt).

Area of Interest:

Chemistry
100%
Environmental Research
62%
Physical Chemistry
90%
Purification Technology
75%
Hydrometallurgy
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Yakout, A.A., M.A. Shaker, K.Z. Elwakeel and W. Alshitari, 2019. Response surface methodological optimization of batch Cu(II) sorption onto succinic acid functionalized SiO2 nanoparticles. Can. J. Chem., 97: 277-286.
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  2. Yakout, A.A., M.A. Shaker, K.Z. Elwakeel and W. Alshitari, 2019. Lauryl [email protected] graphene oxide nanosorbent for fast methylene blue recovery from aqueous solutions. J. Dispersion Sci. Technol., 40: 707-715.
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  3. l-Liethy, M.A., K.Z. Elwakeel and M.S. Ahmed, 2018. Comparison study of Ag(I) and Au(III) loaded on magnetic thiourea-formaldehyde as disinfectants for water pathogenic microorganism’s deactivation. J. Environ. Chem. Eng., 6: 4380-4390.
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  4. Elwakeel, K.Z., M.H. Ali, M.A. El-Howety, E. El-Fadaly and A. Al-Said, 2018. Synthesis of [email protected] carbon beads with abundant amino groups for capture of Cu(II) and Cd(II) from aqueous solutions. J. Polym. Environ., 26: 3590-3602.
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  5. Elwakeel, K.Z., M.H. Ali, M.A. El-Howety, E. El-Fadaly and A. Al-Said, 2018. Synthesis of [email protected] carbon beads with abundant amino groups for capture of Cu(II) and Cd(II) from aqueous solutions. J. Polymers Environ. 10.1007/s10924-018-1243-2.
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  6. Elwakeel, K.Z., M.A. El-Liethy, M.S. Ahmed, S.M. Ezzat and M.M. Kamel, 2018. Facile synthesis of magnetic disinfectant immobilized with silver ions for water pathogenic microorganism’s deactivation. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res., 25: 22797-22809.
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  7. Elwakeel, K.Z., M.A. El-Liethy, M.S. Ahmed, S.M. Ezzat and M.M. Kamel, 2018. Facile synthesis of magnetic disinfectant immobilized with silver ions for water pathogenic microorganism's deactivation. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 10.1007/s11356-018-2071-6.
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  8. Elwakeel, K.Z., A.S. Al-Bogami and A.M. Elgarahy, 2018. Efficient retention of chromate from industrial wastewater onto a green magnetic polymer based on shrimp peels. J. Polymers Environ., 26: 2018-2029.
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  9. Elwakeel, K.Z., A.A. El-Bindary, E.Y. Kouta and E. Guibal, 2018. Functionalization of polyacrylonitrile/Na-Y-zeolite composite with amidoxime groups for the sorption of Cu (II), Cd (II) and Pb (II) metal ions. Chem. Eng. J., 332: 727-736.
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  10. Elwakeel, K.Z. and A.S. Al-Bogami, 2018. Influence of Mo (VI) immobilization and temperature on As (V) sorption onto magnetic separable poly p-phenylenediamine-thiourea-formaldehyde polymer. J. Hazardous Mater., 342: 335-346.
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  11. Elwakeel, K.Z., M.A. Diab, A.A. El-Bindary and E.Y. Kouta, 2017. Retention of copper, cadmium and lead from water by Na-Y-Zeolite confined in methyl methacrylate shell. J. Environ. Chem. Eng., 5: 3698-3710.
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  12. Elwakeel, K.Z., A.M. Elgarahy and S.H. Mohammad, 2017. Use of beach bivalve shells located at Port Said coast (Egypt) as a green approach for methylene blue removal. J. Environ. Chem. Eng., 5: 578-587.
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  13. Elwakeel, K.Z., A.M. Elgarahy and S.H. Mohammad, 2017. Magnetic Schiff`s base sorbent based on shrimp peels wastes for consummate sorption of chromate. Water Sci. Technol., 76: 35-48.
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  14. Elwakeel, K.Z., A.M. Daher, A.I.L. Abd El-Fatah, H. Abd El Monem and M.M. Khalil, 2017. Biosorption of lanthanum from aqueous solutions using magnetic alginate beads. J. Dispersion Sci. Technol., 38: 145-151.
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  15. Elwakeel, K.Z., S. El-Kousy, H.G. El-Shorbagy and M.A. El-Ghaffar, 2016. Comparison between the removal of Reactive Black 5 from aqueous solutions by 3-amino-1,2,4 triazole,5-thiol and melamine grafted chitosan prepared through four different routes. J. Environ. Chem. Eng., 4: 733-745.
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  16. Elwakeel, K.Z., G. El-Sayed and S. Abo El-Nassr, 2016. Agricultural Waste as a Sorbent for Iron and Manganese Ions from Water. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany, ISBN-13: 978-3330017474, Pages: 168.
  17. Elwakeel, K.Z., A.A. El-Bindary, A.Z. El-Sonbati and A.R. Hawas, 2016. Adsorption of toxic acidic dye from aqueous solution onto diethylenetriamine functionalized magnetic glycidyl methacrylate-N,N’-methylenebisacrylamide. RSC Adv., 6: 3350-3361.
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  18. Elwakeel, K.Z., A.A. El-Bindary, A. Ismail and A.M. Morshidy, 2016. Sorptive removal of Remazol Brilliant Blue R from aqueous solution by diethylenetriamine functionalized magnetic macro-reticular hybrid material. RSC Adv., 6: 22395-22410.
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  19. Elwakeel, K.Z., A.A. El-Bindary, A. Ismail and A.M. Morshidy, 2016. Magnetic chitosan grafted with polymerized thiourea for remazol brilliant blue R recovery: Effects of uptake conditions. J. Dispersion Sci. Technol., 38: 943-952.
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  20. Elwakeel, K.Z. and E. Guibal, 2016. Potential use of magnetic glycidyl methacrylate resin as a mercury sorbent: From basic study to the application to wastewater treatment. J. Environ. Chem. Eng., 4: 3632-3645.
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  21. El-Korashy, S.A., K.Z. Elwakeel and A.A. El-Hafeiz, 2016. Fabrication of bentonite/thiourea-formaldehyde composite material for Pb(II), Mn(VII) and Cr(VI) sorption: A combined basic study and industrial application. J. Cleaner Prod., 137: 40-50.
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  22. Elwakeel, K.Z., G.O. El-Sayed and S.M. Abo El-Nassr, 2015. Removal of ferrous and manganous from water by activated carbon obtained from sugarcane bagasse. Desalination Water Treat. 55: 471-483.
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  23. Elwakeel, K.Z. and E. Guibal, 2015. Selective removal of Hg(II) from aqueous solution by functionalized magnetic-macromolecular hybrid material. Chem. Eng. J., 281: 345-359.
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  24. Elwakeel, K.Z. and E. Guibal, 2015. Arsenic(V) sorption using chitosan/Cu(OH)2 and chitosan/CuO composite sorbents. Carbohydr. Polym., 134: 190-204.
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  25. Al-Wakeel, K.Z., H.A. El Monem and M.M. Khalil, 2015. Removal of divalent manganese from aqueous solution using glycine modified chitosan resin. J. Environ. Chem. Eng., 3: 179-186.
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  26. Khalil, M.M., K.Z. Al-Wakeel, S.S. Abd El Rehim and H. Abd El Monem, 2014. Adsorption of Fe(III) from aqueous medium onto glycine-modified chitosan resin: Equilibrium and kinetic studies. J. Dispersion Sci. Technol., 35: 1691-1698.
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  27. Elwakeel, K.Z., A.A. Atia and E. Guibal, 2014. Fast removal of uranium from aqueous solutions using tetraethylenepentamine modified magnetic chitosan resin. Bioresour. Technol., 160: 107-114.
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  28. Elwakeel, K.Z., 2014. Removal of arsenate from aqueous media by magnetic chitosan resin immobilized with molybdate oxoanions. Int. J. Environ. Sci. Technol., 11: 1051-1062.
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  29. Elwakeel, K.Z. and A.A. Atia, 2014. Uptake of U(VI) from aqueous media by magnetic Schiff's base chitosan composite. J. Cleaner Prod., 70: 292-302.
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  30. Khalil, M.M., K.Z. Al-Wakeel, S.S.A. El Rehim and H.A. El Monem, 2013. Efficient removal of ferric ions from aqueous medium by amine modified chitosan resins. J. Environ. Chem. Eng., 1: 566-573.
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  31. Elwakeel, K.Z., M.A. Abd El-Ghaffar, S.M. El-Kousy and H.G. El-Shorbagy, 2013. Enhanced remediation of Reactive Black 5 from aqueous media using new chitosan ion exchangers. J. Dispersion Sci. Technol., 34: 1008-1019.
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  32. Elwakeel, K.Z., G.O. El-Sayed and R.S. Darweesh, 2013. Fast and selective removal of silver(I) from aqueous media by modified chitosan resins. Int. J. Miner. Process., 120: 26-34.
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  33. Elwakeel, K., 2013. Removal of Pollutants from Aqueous Media by Chitosan Resins: Removal of some Precious Elements, Heavy Metals, Oxoanions and Dyes by Modified. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany, ISBN-13: 978-3659360718, Pages: 188.
  34. Elwakeel, K., 2013. Adsorption of Pollutants from Water onto Chelating Resins: Adsorption of Cations Anions and Dyes. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany, ISBN-13: 978-3659392313, Pages: 136.
  35. Elwakeel, K., 2013. Adsorption of Heavy Metals from Aqueous Media onto Synthetic Resins. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany, ISBN-13: 978-3659367335, Pages: 140.
  36. Elwakeel, K.Z., M.A. El-Ghaffar, S.M. El-kousy and H.G. El-Shorbagy, 2012. Synthesis of new ammonium chitosan derivatives and their application for dye removal from aqueous media. Chem. Eng. J., 203: 458-468.
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  37. Elwakeel, K.Z., H.A. El-Sadik, A.S. Abdel-Razek and M.S. Beheary, 2012. Environmental remediation of thorium(IV) from aqueous medium onto Cellulosimicrobium cellulans isolated from radioactive wastewater. Desalination Water Treat., 46: 1-9.
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  38. Elwakeel, K.Z. and M. Rekaby, 2011. Efficient removal of Reactive Black 5 from aqueous media using glycidyl methacrylate resin modified with tetraethelenepentamine. J. Hazard. Mater., 188: 10-18.
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  39. Elwakeel, K.Z., 2010. Removal of Cr(VI) from alkaline aqueous solutions using chemically modified magnetic chitosan resins. Desalination, 250: 105-112.
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  40. Elwakeel, K.Z., 2010. Environmental application of chitosan resins for the treatment of water and wastewater: A review. J. Dispersion Sci. Technol., 31: 273-288.
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  41. Elwakeel, K.Z. and A.M. Yousif, 2010. Adsorption of malathion on thermally treated egg shell material. Water Sci. Technol., 61: 1035-1041.
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  42. Elwakeel, K.Z., A.A. Atia and A.M. Donia, 2009. Removal of Mo(VI) as oxoanions from aqueous solutions using chemically modified magnetic chitosan resins. Hydrometallurgy, 97: 21-28.
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  43. Elwakeel, K.Z., 2009. Removal of Reactive Black 5 from aqueous solutions using magnetic chitosan resins. J. Hazard. Mater., 167: 383-392.
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  44. Elwakeel, K.Z., 2009. Removal of As(V) from aqueous solution using glycidyl methacrylate resin immobilized with Cu(II)-tetraethylenepentamine complex. Water Sci. Technol., 9: 181-190.
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  45. El-Ghaffar, M.A., Z.H. Abdel-Wahab and K.Z. Elwakeel, 2009. Extraction and separation studies of silver(I) and copper(II) from their aqueous solution using chemically modified melamine resins. Hydrometallurgy, 96: 27-34.
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  46. El-Ghaffar, M.A., M.H. Mohamed and K.Z. Elwakeel, 2009. Adsorption of silver(I) on synthetic chelating polymer derived from 3-amino-1,2,4-triazole-5-thiol and glutaraldehyde. Chem. Eng. J., 151: 30-38.
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  47. Donia, A.M., A.A. Atia and K.Z. Elwakeel, 2008. Selective separation of mercury(II) using magnetic chitosan resin modified with Schiff's base derived from thiourea and glutaraldehyde. J. Hazard. Mater., 151: 372-379.
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  48. Donia, A.M., A.A. Atia and K.Z. Elwakeel, 2007. Recovery of gold(III) and silver(I) on a chemically modified chitosan with magnetic properties. Hydrometallurgy, 87: 197-206.
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  49. Donia, A.M., A.A. Atia and K.Z. Elwakeel, 2005. Gold(III) recovery using synthetic chelating resins with amine, thio and amine/mercaptan functionalities. Sep. Purif. Technol., 42: 111-116.
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  50. Atia, A.A., A.M. Donia and K.Z. Elwakeel, 2005. Selective separation of mercury (II) using a synthetic resin containing amine and mercaptan as chelating groups. React. Funct. Polym., 65: 267-275.
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  51. Atia, A.A., A.M. Donia and K.Z. Elwakeel, 2005. Adsorption behaviour of non-transition metal ions on a synthetic chelating resin bearing iminoacetate functions. Sep. Purif. Technol., 43: 43-48.
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