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Nour El-Gendy

Country of origin: Egypt Currently in: Egypt, Giza General field of specialization: Biological Systems and Organisms
Academic Background


2005 Doctorate Biological Systems and Organisms
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Astronomy, Space and Earth Sciences

Petroleum and Environmental Biotechnology

Research Keywords: 
Biological control
oil pollution
green chemistry
wastewater treatment
microbial corrosion
waste recycling

Publications resulting from Research: 

Nour Sh. El-Gendy & Hussein Nabil Nassar “Biodesulfurization in Petroleum Refining” The publisher; John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 111 River Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030, USA and Scrivener Publishing LLC, 100 Cummings Center, Suite 541J, Beverly, MA 01915, USA (2018).
James G. Speight & Nour Shafik El-Gendy “Introduction to Petroleum Biotechnology” The publisher; Gulf Professional Publishing is an imprint of Elsevier, Cambridge, MA, USA (2017).
Nour Shafik El-Gendy and James G. Speight “Handbook of Refinery Desulfurization” CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, 6000 Broken Sound Parkway NW, Suite 300, Boca Raton, FL 33487-2742, USA (2015).

Sherif A. Younis, Nour Sh. El-Gendy & Hussein N. Nassar 2020 “Biokinetic aspects for biocatalytic remediation of xenobiotics polluted seawater” Journal of Applied Microbiology (Accepted in Press).

B.A. Omran, H.N. Nassar, N.A. Fatthalah, A. Hamdy, E.H. El-Shatoury & N.Sh. El-Gendy 2019 “Physiochemical Properties of Trichoderma longibrachiatum DSMZ 16517-Synthesized Silver Nanoparticles for The Mitigation of Halotolerant Sulphate-Reducing Bacteria” Journal of Applied Microbiology. 126(1), 138-154.

A.R. Ismail, S.B. El-Henawy, S.A. Younis, M.A. Betiha, N.Sh. El-Gendy, M.S. Azab & N.M. Sedky 2018 “Statistical Enhancement of Lipase Extracellular Production by Bacillus stratosphericus PSP8 in A Batch Submerged Fermentation Process” Journal of Applied Microbiology 125(4), 1076-1093.

Omar Aboelazayem, Nour Sh. El-Gendy, Ahmed A. Abdel-Rehim, Fatma H. Ashour & Mohamed A. Sadek 2018 “Biodiesel production from castor oil in Egypt: process optimisation, kinetic study, diesel engine performance and exhaust emissions analysis” Energy 157, 843-852.

R.M. Soliman, S.A. Younis, N.Sh. El-Gendy, S.S.M. Mostafa, S.A. El-Temtamy & A.I. Hashim 2018 “Batch Bioethanol Production via The Biological and Chemical Saccharification of Some Egyptian Marine Macroalgae” Journal of Applied Microbiology 125(2), 422-440

Hussein N. Nassar, Samiha F. Deriase & Nour Sh. El-Gendy 2017 “Kinetic Modeling and Simulation of a Batch Biodesulfurization Process by Rhodococcus erythropolis HN2” Petroleum Science & Technology 35(20), 1995-2002.

Soha S. M. Mostafa & Nour Sh. El-Gendy 2017 “Evaluation of Fuel Properties for Microalgae Spirulina Platensis Bio-diesel and Its Blends with Egyptian Petro-diesel” Arabian J. of Chemistry 10, S2040–S2050.

Nour Sh. El-Gendy, Radwa A. El-Salamony & Sherif A. Younis 2016 “Green Synthesis of Fluorapatite from Waste Animal Bones and The Photo-Catalytic Degradation Activity of a New ZnO/Green Biocatalyst Nano-Composite for Removal of Chlorophenols” J. of Water Process Engineering 12, 8-19.

Abdullah M. El Mahdi, Hamidi Abdul Aziz, Salem S. Abu Amr, Nour Sh. El-Gendy & Hussein N. Nassar 2016 “Isolation and Characterization of Pseudomonas sp. NAF1 and Its Application in Biodegradation of Crude Oil” Environmental Earth Sciences 75(5): 380 (DOI 10.1007/s12665-016-5296-z)

Nour Sh. El-Gendy, Radwa A. El-Salamony, Salem S. Abu Amr & Hussein N. Nassar 2015 “Statistical Optimization of Basic Blue 41 Dye Biosorption by Saccharomyces cerevisiae Spent Waste Biomass and Photo-Catalytic Regeneration Using Acid TiO2 Hydrosol” J. of Water Process Engineering 6, 193-202.

B. S. Zakaria, H. N. Nassar, D. Saed & N. Sh. EL-Gendy 2015 “Enhancement of Carbazole Denitrogenation Rate Using Magnetically Decorated Bacillus clausii BS1” Petroleum Science & Technology 33(7), 802-811.

A. Hamdy & Nour Sh. El-Gendy 2013 “Thermodynamic, Adsorption and Electrochemical Studies for Corrosion Inhibition of Carbon Steel by Henna Extract in Acid Medium" Egyptian J. of Petroleum 22(1), 17-25.

Nour Sh. El-Gendy and Joseph Y. Farah. 2011. "Kinetic Modeling and Error Analysis for Decontamination of Different Petroleum Hydrocarbon Components in Biostimulation of Oily Soil Microcosm", Soil & Sediment Contamination, 20(4), 432–446.

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Applied reserach in the field of petroleum and environmental biotechnology. Adminsterative work in R&D. Vice Coordinator of the Scientific Research Committee and member in Rural Woman Committee, National Council for Women (NCW) of Egypt. Executive committee member in the Egyptian Young Academy of Sciences (EYAS). Member of the Office of Technical, Monitoring and Performance Evaluation - Academy of Scientific Research and Technology - Water, Energy and Environment Committee. Teaching experince for undergraduate and postgraduate programs related to petroleum and environmental biotechnology. Published 8 chapters, 4 books and 110 research papers, and supervised 27 MSc and PhD thesis in the field of; biofuels, biocorrosion, environmental pollution, climate change, bioremediation, valorization of agro-industrial wastes, nano-biotechnology, wastewater treatment and bioupgrading of petroleum. Editor in 52 and reviewer for 101 international journals. Participated in 50 international workshops and training courses, and 78 international conferences and seminars. International collaboration with different international universities and institutes. Member in many international associations and organizations concerned with petroleum industry, environmental health and sciences.

Workshop and Conference Attended

23-26 March, 2015 Mission Valley, San Diego, California, USA The 25th Annual International Conference on Soil, Water, Energy and Air
17-20 March, 2014 Mission Valley, San Diego, California, USA The 24th Annual International Conference on Soil, Water, Energy and Air
28th of October – 1st of November, 2013 Marseille, France The 40th CIESM Congress
18-21 March, 2013 Mission Valley, San Diego, California, USA The 23rd Annual International Conference on Soil, Water, Energy and Air
29th of May – 2nd of June, 2011 Corfu island, Greece Symposium on Bacterial Genetics and Ecology BAGECO11
21-24 March, 2010 Al-Madinah Al-Munawwarah, KSA The 4th Saudi Scientific Conference
2-5 November 2009 Marrakech-Morocco Congrès International MICROBIOD-2009
4-8 May, 2008 Safax, Tunisia International Symposium on Biotechnology
24th of March, 2015 Mission Valley, San Diego, California, USA workshop “Natural Resource Damage Assessment: Measuring Injury to Natural Resources for NRDA” organized by AEHS Foundation
17th of March, 2014 Mission Valley, San Diego, California, USA workshop “Hazardous Materials Management CHMM/CHMP/HMMT” organized by AEHS Foundation
4-18 November 2002 Yingkou at the Liaoning Institute of Energy Resources, Sponsored by Ministry of Science and Technology, People’s Republic of China. workshop of; “Biomass Gasification Principles and Applications”


International Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)

Presentation given

17-19 September 2009
“Magnetized Nano-biocatalyst as a New Innovative Approach for Treatment of Water Oil Pollution”
Mediterranean Institute for Life Science in Split, Croatia
Event: workshop of "Designing a CIESM Program on Mediterranean Marine Biotechnologies" organized by Commission Internationale pour l'Exploration Scientifique de la Mer Méditerraée (CIESM)
27th of February, 2016
“Introductory Talk about Petroleum and Environmental Biotechnology”
Golden Tulip Flamenco Hotel, Cairo, Egypt
Event: “Biotechnology” seminar with annual assembly meeting of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Alumni Association in Egypt
1-3 March, 2016
Invited keynote speaker “Bioremediation of Petroleum Hydrocarbons Polluted Sites Some Case Studies”
Agricultural Research Center, Giza, Egypt
Event: “The 1st International Conference on Applied Microbiology”, “Biotechnology and Its Applications in The Field of Sustainable Agricultural Development”

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