Dr. Gassan  Hodaifa Meri

Dr. Gassan Hodaifa Meri

Professor
Pablo de Olavide University, Spain


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Pablo de Olavide University, Spain

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Biography

Dr. Gassan Hodaifa Meri is currently working as Associate Professor at Pablo de Olavide University, Spain. He has completed his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from University of Jaen, Spain. His main area of interest focuses on Chemical Engineering, Ecological Engineering, Wastewater Treatment, Microalgae, Adsorption, Pesticides, and Chemical Oxidation. His area of expertise includes Wastewater treatment, Biochemical Composition, Degradation, Osmosis inverse, Microalgae, Biofuels, Catalysis, Olive Oil Mill wastewater, Biomass, Extraction, Pesticide, Pesticide, Kinetic growth, Adsorption, Ion Exchange, and Olive oil. He has 38 publications in journals as author/co-author.

Area of Interest:

Chemistry
100%
Wastewater Treatment
62%
Adsorption
90%
Biomass
75%
Biofuels
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Hodaifa, G., A. Malvis, M. Maaitah and S. Su00e1nchez, 2020. Combination of physicochemical operations and algal culture as a new bioprocess for olive mill wastewater treatment. Biomass Bioenergy, 10.1016/j.biombioe.2020.105603.
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  2. Seyedsalehi, M., J. Jaafari, C. Helix-Nielsen, G. Hodaifa and M. Manshouri et al., 2017. Evaluation of moving-bed biofilm sequencing batch reactor (MBSBR) in operating A2O process with emphasis on biological removal of nutrients existing in wastewater. Int. J. Environ. Sci. Technol. 10.1007/s13762-017-1360-9.
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  3. Garcia, C.A. and G. Hodaifa, 2017. Real olive oil mill wastewater treatment by photo-Fenton system using artificial ultraviolet light lamps. J. Cleaner Prod., 162: 743-753.
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  4. Pulido, J.M.O., M.D.V. Ortega, G.H. Meri and A.M. Ferez, 2016. Technical set-up of a reverse osmosis membrane unit in continuous operation for final purification of two-phase olive oil mill wastewater. Chem. Eng. Process.: Process Intensification, 107: 185-193.
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  5. Ochando-Pulido, J.M., M.D. Victor-Ortega, G. Hodaifa and A. Martinez-Ferez, 2015. Physicochemical analysis and adequation of olive oil mill wastewater after advanced oxidation process for reclamation by pressure-driven membrane technology. Sci. Total Environ., 503: 113-121.
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  6. Victor-Ortega, M.D., J.M. Ochando-Pulido, G. Hodaifa and A. Martinez-Ferez, 2014. Ion exchange as an efficient pretreatment system for reduction of membrane fouling in the purification of model OMW. Desalination, 343: 198-207.
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  7. Victor-Ortega, M.D., J.M. Ochando-Pulido, G. Hodaifa and A. Martinez-Ferez, 2014. Final purification of synthetic olive oil mill wastewater treated by chemical oxidation using ion exchange: Study of operating parameters. Chem. Eng. Process.: Process Intensif., 85: 241-247.
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  8. Ochando-Pulido, J.M., G. Hodaifa, M.D. Victor-Ortega and A. Martinez-Ferez, 2014. Fouling control by threshold flux measurements in the treatment of different olive mill wastewater streams by membranes-in-series process. Desalination, 343: 162-168.
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  9. Ochando-Pulido, J.M., G. Hodaifa and A. Martinez-Ferez, 2014. Threshold flux measurement of an ultrafiltration membrane module in the treatment of two-phase olive mill wastewater. Chem. Eng. Res. Des., 92: 769-777.
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  10. Ochando-Pulido, J.M., G. Hodaifa and A. Martinez-Ferez, 2014. Permeate recirculation impact on concentration polarization and fouling on RO purification of olive mill wastewater. Desalination, 343: 169-179.
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  11. Hodaifa, G., S.B.D. Alami, J.M. Ochando-Pulido and M.D. Victor-Ortega, 2014. Iron removal from liquid effluents by olive stones on adsorption column: Breakthrough curves. Ecol. Eng., 73: 270-275.
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  12. Cuevas, M., S.M. Quero, G. Hodaifa, A.J.M. Lopez and S. Sanchez, 2014. Furfural removal from liquid effluents by adsorption onto commercial activated carbon in a batch heterogeneous reactor. Ecol. Eng., 68: 241-250.
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  13. Ochando-Pulido, J.M., G. Hodaifa, M.D. Victor-Ortega, S. Rodriguez-Vives and A. Martinez-Ferez, 2013. Reuse of olive mill effluents from two-phase extraction process by integrated advanced oxidation and reverse osmosis treatment. J. Hazard. Mater., 263: 158-167.
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  14. Ochando-Pulido, J.M., G. Hodaifa, M.D. Victor-Ortega, S. Rodriguez-Vives and A. Martinez-Ferez, 2013. Effective treatment of olive mill effluents from two-phase and three-phase extraction processes by batch membranes in series operation upon threshold conditions. J. Hazard. Mater., 263: 168-176.
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  15. Ochando-Pulido, J.M., G. Hodaifa, M.D. Victor-Ortega and A. Martinez-Ferez, 2013. Performance modeling and cost analysis of a pilot-scale reverse osmosis process for the final purification of olive mill wastewater. Membranes, 3: 285-297.
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  16. Ochando-Pulido, J.M., G. Hodaifa, M.D. Victor-Ortega and A. Martinez-Ferez, 2013. A novel photocatalyst with ferromagnetic core used for the treatment of olive oil mill effluents from two-phase production process. Scient. World J. 10.1155/2013/196470.
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  17. Hodaifa, G., S. Sanchez, M.E. Martinez and R. Orpez, 2013. Biomass production of Scenedesmus obliquus from mixtures of urban and olive-oil mill wastewaters used as culture medium. Applied Energy, 104: 345-352.
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  18. Hodaifa, G., L.M. Nieto, J.L.L. Pena and S. Sanchez, 2013. Changes of the wax contents in mixture of olive oil. J. Aoac Int., 95: 1720-1724.
  19. Hodaifa, G., J.M. Ochando-Pulido, S.B.D. Alami, S. Rodriguez-Vives and A. Martinez-Ferez, 2013. Kinetic and thermodynamic parameters of iron adsorption onto olive stones. Ind. Crops Prod., 49: 526-534.
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  20. Hodaifa, G., J.M. Ochando-Pulido, S. Rodriguez-Vives and A. Martinez-Ferez, 2013. Optimization of continuous reactor at pilot scale for olive-oil mill wastewater treatment by Fenton-like process. Chem. Eng. J., 220: 117-124.
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  21. Garcia, C.M., J.F. Garcia, G. Hodaifa and S. Sanchez, 2013. Oligosaccharides and sugars production from olive stones by autohydrolysis and enzymatic hydrolysis. Ind. Crops Prod., 70: 100-106.
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  22. Ochando-Pulido, J.M., S. Rodriguez-Vives, G. Hodaifa and A. Martinez-Ferez, 2012. Impacts of operating conditions on reverse osmosis performance of pretreated olive mill wastewater. Water Res., 46: 4621-4632.
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  23. Ochando-Pulido, J.M., G. Hodaifa and A. Martinez-Ferez, 2012. Fouling inhibition upon Fenton-like oxidation pretreatment for olive mill wastewater reclamation by membrane process. Chem. Eng. Process.: Process Intensif., 62: 89-98.
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  24. Hodaifa, G., M.E. Martinez, R. Orpez and S. Sanchez, 2012. Inhibitory effects of industrial olive-oil mill wastewater on biomass production of Scenedesmus obliquus. Ecol. Eng., 42: 30-34.
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  25. Nieto, L.M., G. Hodaifa, S. Rodriguez, J.A. Gimenez and J. Ochando, 2011. Flocculation-sedimentation combined with chemical oxidation process. Clean-Soil Air Water, 39: 949-955.
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  26. Nieto, L.M., G. Hodaifa, S. Rodriguez, J.A. Gimenez and J. Ochando, 2011. Degradation of organic matter in olive-oil mill wastewater through homogeneous Fenton-like reaction. Chem. Eng. J., 173: 503-510.
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  27. Nieto, L.M., S.B.D. Alami, G. Hodaifa, C. Faur, S. Rodriguez, J.A. Gimenez and J. Ochando, 2010. Adsorption of iron on crude olive stones. Ind. Crops Prod., 32: 467-471.
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  28. Nieto, L.M., G. Hodaifa, S.R. Vives and J.A.G. Casares, 2010. Industrial plant for olive mill wastewater from two-phase treatment by chemical oxidation. J. Environ. Eng., 136: 1309-1313.
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  29. Nieto, L.M., G. Hodaifa and J.L.L. Pena, 2010. Changes in phenolic compounds and Rancimat stability of olive oils from varieties of olives at different stages of ripeness. J. Sci. Food Agric., 90: 2393-2398.
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  30. Hodaifa, G., M.E. Martinez, R. Orpez and S. Sanchez, 2010. Influence of hydrodynamic stress in the growth of Scenedesmus obliquus using a culture medium based on olive-mill wastewater. Chem. Eng. Process., 49: 1161-1168.
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  31. Hodaifa, G., M.E. Martinez and S. Sanchez, 2010. Influence of temperature on growth of Scenedesmus obliquus in diluted olive mill wastewater as culture medium. Eng. Life Sci., 10: 257-264.
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  32. Orpez, R., S. Sanchez, M.E. Martinez, G. Hodaifa, F.E. Yousfi, N. Jbari, 2009. Tertiary treatment of urban wastewater using the microalgae Botryococcus braunii. Tecnologia del Agua, 29: 30-33.
  33. Orpez, R., M.E. Martinez, G. Hodaifa, F. El Yousfi, N. Jbari and S. Sanchez, 2009. Growth of the microalga Botryococcus braunii in secondarily treated sewage. Desalination, 246: 625-630.
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  34. Nieto, L.M., G. Hodaifa, S.V. Rodriguez, J.A.C. Jimenez and M.S. Casanova, 2009. Photodegradation of phytosanitary molecules present in virgin olive oil. J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem., 203: 1-6.
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  35. Nieto, L.M., G. Hodaifa, S.R. Vives, J.A.G. Casares, S.B. Driss and R. Grueso, 2009. Treatment of olive mill wastewater from a two-phase process by chemical oxidation on an industrial scale. Water Sci. Technol., 59: 2017-2027.
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  36. Nieto, L.M., G. Hodaifa and M.S. Casanova, 2009. Elimination of pesticide residues from virgin olive oil by ultraviolet light: Preliminary results. J. Hazard. Mater., 168: 555-559.
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  37. Hodaifa, G., M.E. Martinez and S. Sanchez, 2009. Influence of pH on the culture of Scenedesmus obliquus in olive-mill wastewater. Biotechnol. Bioprocess Eng., 14: 854-860.
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  38. Hodaifa, G., M.E. Martinez and S. Sanchez, 2009. Daily doses of light in relation to the growth of Scenedesmus obliquus in Diluted 3-phase olive-mill wastewater. J. Chem. Technol. Biotechnol., 84: 1550-1558.
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  39. Gomez, J.M., M. Romero, G. Hodaifa and E. de la Parra, 2009. Adsorption of trypsin on commercial silica gel. Eng. Life Sci., 9: 336-341.
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  40. Hodaifa, G., M.E. Martinez and S. Sanchez, 2008. Use of industrial wastewater from olive oil extraction for biomass production of Scenedesmus obliqus. Bioresour. Technol., 99: 1111-1117.
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  41. Sanchez, S., M.E. Martinez, M.T. Espejo, R. Pacheco, F. Espinola and G. Hodaifa, 2001. Mixotrophic culture of Chlorella pyrenoidosa with olive-oil wastewater as the nutrient medium. J. Applied Phycol., 13: 443-449.
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