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Manar Abdel-raouf

Country of origin: Egypt Currently in: Egypt, Cairo General field of specialization: Chemical Sciences
Academic Background


2000 Doctorate Chemical Sciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Chemical Sciences

• Synthesis and characterization of polymeric surfactants. • Preparation of some compounds based on Propylene oxide- Ethylene oxide block copolymers added to the crude oil as demulsifiers for water-in-oil emulsions. • Synthesis and characterization of oil spill dispersants. • Interpretation of Spectroscopic data for organic compounds. • Surface and interfacial tension and particle size measurements. • Recycling of PET waste in different ways. • Recycling of different waste materials. • Recycling of agricultural wastes. • Applications of polymer based on natural feedstocks for removal of heavy metals from industrial water • Preparation of different hydrogel materials for sustained irrigation.

Publications resulting from Research: 

1- Propylene oxide - Ethylene oxide block copolymers as demulsifiers for water-in-oil emulsions. I- Effect of molecular weight and Hydrophilic-lipophilic balance (HLB) on the demulsification efficiency, N. N. Zaki, Manar El-Sayed Abdel-Raouf and A. A. Abdel azim. Monatshefte Fur Chemie (Chemical Monthly) of Austria, 127, 621(1996).
2- Propylene oxide - Ethylene oxide block copolymers as demulsifiers for water-in-oil emulsions. II- Effect of temperature, Salinity and pH- value on the demulsification efficiency. N. N. Zaki, Manar El-Sayed Abdel-Raouf and A. A. Abdel azim. Monatshefte Fur Chemie (Chemical Monthly) of Austria, 127,1239(1996).
3- PolyOxyEthylenated Bisphenol –A for Breaking Water-in-Oil Emulsions, N. N. Zaki, Manar El-Sayed Abdel-Raouf and A. A. Abdel azim. Polymer Advanced Technology, 7,805(1996).
4- Modified Unsaturated Polyester Resins Synthesized from Polyethylene Terephthalate Waste I: Synthesis and Curing Characteristics. M. Sh. Farahat, A. A. Abdel-azim and Manar El-sayed Abdel-raouf, Macromol. Material Eng., 283, 1-6, 2000.
5- Synthesis of some diol esters and their investigation as hydraulic brake fluid bases, Hamed Mohamed and Manar El-sayed Abdel-raouf, Al-Azhar Bull. Sci., vol 15, No.1, June, 2004.
6- Surface Activity and Light Scattering Investigation for Some Novel Aromatic Amine Surfactants", Ahmed M. Al-sabagh, Manar El-sayed Abdel-raouf, Colloid and Surface A,PhysicoChem. Eng.Aspects,251 (2004) 167-174.
7- Water Based Surfactants from Recycled Poly(ethylene terephthalate) Waste: their use as beach cleaners and in Petroleum Sludge Recovery", A. M. Atta, Manar El-Sayed Abdel-Raouf, A. M. Abdel-Raheim, A. A. Abdel-azim. Progress in Rubber, Plastics and Recycling Technology, Vol.20, No.4, 2004.
8- Compressive Properties and Curing Behavior of Unsaturated Polyester Resins In The Presence Of Vinyl Ester Resins Derived From Recycled Poly(Ethylene Terephthalate)", Ayman M. Atta, Sayed I. Elnagdy, Manar E. Abdel-Raouf, Shimaa M. Elsaeed and Abdel-Azim A. Abdel-Azim Journal Of Polymer Research, 12,373-383, 2005.
9- Surfactants from Recycled Poly (ethylene terephthalate) Waste as Water Based on Oil Spill Dispersants", Ayman M. Atta, Manar E. Abdel-Raouf, Nermine E. Maysour, A. M. Abdul-Rahiem and Abdel-Azim A. Abdel-Azim Journal of Polymer Research, Vol.13:39-52, 2006.
10- Curable Resins Based On From Recycled Poly(Ethylene Terephthalate) For Coating Applications, Atta, Ayman, Manar El-Sayed Abdel-Raouf & Elsaeed, Shimaa & Abdel-Azim, Abdel-Azim. Progress in organic coatings,55:50-59,2006.

Synthesis and Characterization of Some Degradable Polyesters". Manar El-Sayed Abdel-Raouf Material Research Innovation,10-2:1433-075, 2006.
12- Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Crude oil dispersants based on Ethoxylated Schiff base", Shimaa M. El-Saeed, Reem K. Farag, Manar E. Abdul-Raouf, Abdel-Azim A. Abdel-Azim. International J. of Polymeric Materials, 57:860-877, 2008.
13- Mechanical characterization and chemical resistances of cured unsaturated polyester resins modified with vinyl ester resins based on recycled poly (ethylene terephthalate), Atta, Ayman, Manar El-Sayed Abdel-Raouf & Elsaeed, Shimaa & Abdel-Azim, Abdel-Azim. J. Applied Polymer Sci.,103(5), pp.3175-3182, (2007).
14- Thermochemical Recycling of Mixture of Scrap Tyres and Waste Lubricating Oil", Manar E. Abdul-Raouf, Nermine E. Maysour, Abdul-Azim A. Abdul-Azim, Mahasen S. Amin. Energy Conversion and Management 51:1304–1310(2010).
15- Surface and thermodynamic properties of nonionic surfactants based on rosin maleic anhydride and acrylic acid adduct, Ayman M. Atta; Ahmed F. El-Kafrawy; Manar E. Abdel-Raouf; Nermine E. Maysour; Amani K. Gafer Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology, 31:567–576(2010).
16- Water-based oil spill dispersants based on rosin formaldehyde resins, Ayman M. Atta; Manar El-Sayed Abdel-Raouf; Nermine E. Maysour; Amani K. Gafer. Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology, 31:583–595(2010).
17- Surface Properties and Thermodynamic Parameters of Some Sugar- Based Ethoxylated Amine Surfactants: 1-Synthesis, Characterization, and Demulsification Efficiency", Manar El-Sayed Abdel-Raouf, Abdul-Raheim Mahmoud Abdul-Raheim, Abdel-Azim Ahmed Abdel-Azim Journal of surfactants and detergents (2011) 14:113–121.
18- Synthesis, Surface-Active Properties, and Emulsification Efficiency of Trimeric-Type Nonionic Surfactants Derived from Tris (2-aminoethyl) amine", Manar El-Sayed Abdul-Raouf, Abdul-Raheim Mahmoud Abdul-Raheim, Nermine El-Sayed Maysour and Hamed Mohamed J Surfact Deterg (2011) 14:185-193.
19- Synthesis and Study of the Surface Properties of Alkylnaphthalene and Alkylphenanthrene Sulfonates, Manar El-Sayed Abdul-Raouf, N. E. Maysour, A. M. Abdul-Raheim, Sh. M. El-Saeed and R. K. Farag Journal of surfactants and detergents (2011) 14:23–30.
20- Synthesis and characterization of some organic esters for the production of hydraulic brake fluids, Hamed Mohamed and Manar El-Sayed Abdul-Raouf Egyptian Journal of Petroleum, 18,2: 103-116(2009)
21- Sugar-Based Ethoxylated Amine Surfactants as Demulsifiers for Crude Oil Emulsions: 2- Demulsification of Different Types of Crudes, Ahmed Abdel-Azim, Manar El-Sayed Abdul-Raouf, Abdel Raheim Mahmoud Abdel-Raheim and Nermine El-Sayed Maysour Brazilian Journal of Petroleum and Gas | v. 4 n. 4 | p. 155-165 | 2010
22- Demulsifier Systems Applied to Breakdown Petroleum Sludge, Abdel-Azim A. Abdel Azim, Abdul-Raheim M. Abdul-Raheim, Reem K. Kamel, Manar E. Abdel-Raouf, Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering 78 (2011) 364–370
23- Biodegradable polyoxyethylenated pentaerythritol quadric esters as oil spill dispersants, Manar El-Sayed Abdel-Raouf Tenside Surf. Det. 49 (2012) 2, 114-123.
24- Thermo-Catalytic Versus Thermo-Chemical Recycling of Polystyrene Waste, Manar El-Sayed Abdel-Raouf, Abdel Raheim Mahmoud Abdel-Raheim, Shimaa Mohamed El-Saeed. Waste Biomass Valor (2013) 4:37–46.
25- Some Sugar Fatty Ester Ethoxylates as Demulsifiers for Petroleum Sludge. Mahmoud A. Abdul-Raheim, Manar El-Sayed Abdel-Raouf, Nermine El-Sayed Maysour, Ahmed Fawzy El-Kafrawy, Ahmed Zaher Mehany, Ahmed Abdel-Azim. J Surfact Deterg (2013) 16:377–387.
26- PHEMA magnetic nanogels for removal of Cu (II) ions from aqueous solution, Manar El-Sayed Abdel-Raouf, Abdul-Raheim Mahmoud Abdul-Raheim, Ahmed Fawzy El-Kafrawy, Nermine El-Sayed Maysour, Amany Khalil Ibraheim and Abdel-Azim Ahmed Abdel-Azim, International Journal of Chemistry and Material Science Vol. 1(2), pp. 036-044, February 2013.
27- New Model to Eliminate Salts from Sarir Crude Oil: A Case Study, Elnori Elhaddad and Manar El-Sayed Abdel-Raouf, Int. J. Eng. Res. & Sci. & Tech. 2013, Vol. 2, No. 4, November 2013.
28- A new experimental method to prevent paraffin - wax formation on the crude oil wells: A field case study in Libya. Elnori E. Elhaddad, Alireza Bahadori, Manar El-Sayed Abdel-Raouf, and Salaheldin Elkatatny. Hemijska industrija· Jan. 2014 DOI: 10.2298/HEMIND130717040E
29- The Rheological Properties of Lube Oil With Terpolymeric Additives, N. S. Ahmed, A. M. Nassar, R. M. Nasser, M. E. Abdel Raouf & A. F. El-Kafrawy, Petroleum Science and Technology 32 (17), 2115-2122(2014)
30- Novel Terpolymers as Pour Point Depressants and Viscosity Modifiers for Lube Oil, N. S. Ahmed, A. M. Nassar, R. M. Nasser, M. E. Abdel Raouf & A. F. El-Kafrawy, Petroleum Science and Technology 32 (6), 680-687(2014)
31- Synthesis and investigation of hydrogel nanoparticles based on natural polymer for removal of lead and copper(II) ions, Reem K. Farag, Shimaa M. EL-Saeed, Manar E. Abdel-Raouf, Desalination and Water treatment, 57 (2016) 16150–16160, July.
32- Low cost biosorbents based on Modified Starch Iron Oxide Nanocomposites for Selective Removal of Some Heavy Metals from Aqueous Solutions, Reem K. Farag, Shimaa M. EL-Saeed, Manar E. Abdel-Raouf, Adv. Mater. Lett. 2016, 7(5), 402-409.
33- Adsorbents based on natural polymers for removal of some heavy metals from aqueous solution, Ahmed Fawzy El-Kafrawy, Shimaa Mohamed El-Saeed, Reem Kamel Farag Hend Al-Aidy El-Saied, Manar El-Sayed Abdel-Raouf, Egyptian Journal of Petroleum (2017) 26, 23–32.
34- Green chemistry approach for preparation of hydrogels for agriculture applications through modification of natural polymers and investigating their swelling properties. Manar Elsayed Abdel-Raouf, Shimaa Mohmaed El-Saeed, Elsayed Gamal Zaki, Ahmed Mohamed Al-Sabagh. Egyptian Journal of Petroleum 27 (2018) 1345–1355.
Published review articles:
35- Removal of Heavy Metals from Industrial Waste Water by Biomass-Based Materials: A Review, Manar El-Sayed Abdel-Raouf and Abdul-Raheim Mahmoud Abdul-Raheim. J Pollut Eff. Cont 2017, 5.
36- Applications of Guar Gum and its Derivatives in Petroleum Industry: Manar El-Sayed Abdel-Raouf and Abdul-Raheim Mahmoud Abdul-Raheim A Review. Egyptian Journal of Petroleum 27 (2018) 1043–1050
37- Rosin: Chemistry, Derivatives, and Applications: a review, Manar El-Sayed Abdel-Raouf and Abdul-Raheim Mahmoud Abdul-Raheim, BAOJ Chem 2018, 4: 1, 4: 039.
38- Wastewater Treatment Methodologies, Review Article, Manar Elsayed Abdel-Raouf, N.E Maysour, R. K.Farag and Abdul-Raheim Mahmoud Abdul- Raheim, Int J Environ & Agri Sci 2019, 3:1, 3: 018.
39- Guar Gum Based Hydrogels for Sustained Water Release Applications in Agriculture, a Review, Manar E. Abdel-Raouf, Curr Res Biopolymers 2: 111. DOI: 10.29011/CRBP-111.000011
Published chapters
40- Drug Delivery: pH-Sensitive Biopolymers, Encyclopedia of Biomedical Polymers, and Polymeric Biomaterials, Manar El-Sayed Abdel-Raouf. 2812-2822, (2016).
41- Cellulose-Based Superabsorbent Hydrogels, Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018, Md. I. H. Mondal (ed.), Cellulose-Based Superabsorbent Hydrogels, Polymers and Polymeric Composites: A Reference Series,
42- Applications of carboxymethyl cellulose in agriculture, Carboymethyl cellulose, vol. 2, p.289-311.
43- Factors affecting the stability of crude oil emulsions” in Crude Oil Emulsions, Composition and Stability by InTech.

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Professor of polymer science at the Egyptian Petroleum Research Institute

Workshop and Conference Attended

2015 Egyptian petroleum research institute 8- The 18th International Conference on Petroleum, Mineral Wealth, and Development, 8-10 February, 2015, EPRI, Cairo, Egypt. (Applications of rosin modified products: Review article)
2017 national research center 11- International Conference on Advanced Technologies and their applications in agriculture, National Research center, Agriculture and Biological Research Division, 27-29 March 2017. (Guar Gum based nanocomposites for agriculture application)
2017 Cairo university 13- International Egyptian Czech Conference on Nanotechnology Applications IECCNA2017, Cairo University conference Hall,10-11 October 2017. (Guar Gum based nanocomposites for agriculture application

Presentation given

OWSD 6th General Assembly certificate: download

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