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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Engineering and Technology D-index 76 Citations 26,640 313 World Ranking 169 National Ranking 1

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Organic chemistry
  • Polymer
  • Chemical engineering

Nidal Hilal mainly investigates Desalination, Fouling, Chemical engineering, Nanofiltration and Membrane fouling. His research in Desalination intersects with topics in Water treatment, Environmental engineering, Nanotechnology and Biochemical engineering. The study incorporates disciplines such as Wastewater, Waste management and Polymerization in addition to Fouling.

He combines subjects such as Surface roughness, Chromatography, Polymer chemistry and Synthetic membrane with his study of Chemical engineering. His Nanofiltration research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Membrane technology, Microfiltration, Filtration, Ultrafiltration and Analytical chemistry. His Membrane fouling study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Cadmium, Metal, Process engineering and Biofouling.

His most cited work include:

  • Membrane distillation: A comprehensive review (1238 citations)
  • Membrane distillation: A comprehensive review (1238 citations)
  • Nanofiltration membranes review: Recent advances and future prospects (712 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His primary areas of study are Chemical engineering, Desalination, Fouling, Nanofiltration and Chromatography. Nidal Hilal interconnects Polymer chemistry, Polymer and Analytical chemistry in the investigation of issues within Chemical engineering. His Desalination study combines topics in areas such as Reverse osmosis, Forward osmosis, Environmental engineering and Process engineering.

His Fouling research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Water treatment, Nanotechnology, Ultrafiltration and Filtration. His work carried out in the field of Nanofiltration brings together such families of science as Membrane technology, Waste management, Aqueous solution and Chloride. His work investigates the relationship between Chromatography and topics such as Flocculation that intersect with problems in Pulp and paper industry.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Chemical engineering (42.79%)
  • Desalination (43.45%)
  • Fouling (35.59%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2018-2021)?

  • Desalination (43.45%)
  • Forward osmosis (15.07%)
  • Chemical engineering (42.79%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Desalination, Forward osmosis, Chemical engineering, Reverse osmosis and Fouling. In the field of Desalination, his study on Membrane distillation overlaps with subjects such as Energy consumption. His research in Forward osmosis intersects with topics in Membrane technology, Nanotechnology and Thin-film composite membrane.

Particularly relevant to Surface modification is his body of work in Chemical engineering. Nidal Hilal has researched Reverse osmosis in several fields, including Biochemical engineering, Nanofiltration, Biofouling, Low-temperature thermal desalination and Polyvinyl alcohol. Specifically, his work in Fouling is concerned with the study of Membrane fouling.

Between 2018 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Reverse osmosis desalination: A state-of-the-art review (213 citations)
  • Reverse osmosis desalination: A state-of-the-art review (213 citations)
  • Solar powered desalination – Technology, energy and future outlook (118 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Organic chemistry
  • Polymer
  • Carbon dioxide

Nidal Hilal mainly focuses on Desalination, Reverse osmosis, Forward osmosis, Process engineering and Fouling. Nidal Hilal works in the field of Desalination, focusing on Low-temperature thermal desalination in particular. Nidal Hilal combines subjects such as Biochemical engineering, Membrane fouling, Biofouling and Nanofiltration with his study of Reverse osmosis.

His Membrane fouling research includes themes of Concentration polarization and Microfiltration. His Nanofiltration study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Ultrafiltration, Transport phenomena and Scale. As a part of the same scientific family, Nidal Hilal mostly works in the field of Forward osmosis, focusing on Environmental engineering and, on occasion, Permeation, Fouling mitigation, Membrane distillation, Fertilizer and Thin-film composite membrane.

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Best Publications

Membrane distillation: A comprehensive review

Abdullah Alkhudhiri;Naif Darwish;Nidal Hilal;Nidal Hilal.
Desalination (2012)

1810 Citations

Nanofiltration membranes review: Recent advances and future prospects

A. W. Mohammad;Y. H. Teow;W. L. Ang;Y. T. Chung.
Desalination (2015)

988 Citations

A comprehensive review of nanofiltration membranes:Treatment, pretreatment, modelling, and atomic force microscopy

N. Hilal;H. Al-Zoubi;N.A. Darwish;A.W. Mohamma.
Desalination (2004)

765 Citations

CHARACTERISATION OF NANOFILTRATION MEMBRANES FOR PREDICTIVE PURPOSES - USE OF SALTS, UNCHARGED SOLUTES AND ATOMIC FORCE MICROSCOPY

W.Richard Bowen;A.Wahab Mohammad;Nidal Hilal.
Journal of Membrane Science (1997)

757 Citations

Polymeric membranes incorporated with metal/metal oxide nanoparticles: A comprehensive review

Law Yong Ng;Abdul Wahab Mohammad;Choe Peng Leo;Nidal Hilal.
Desalination (2013)

714 Citations

A review on membrane fabrication: Structure, properties and performance relationship

Boor Singh Lalia;Victor Kochkodan;Raed Hashaikeh;Nidal Hilal;Nidal Hilal.
Desalination (2013)

693 Citations

Membrane technology enhancement in oil–water separation. A review

M. Padaki;R. Surya Murali;M. S. Abdullah;N. Misdan.
Desalination (2015)

550 Citations

Interaction forces between colloidal particles in liquid: theory and experiment.

Yuncheng Liang;Nidal Hilal;Paul Langston;Victor Starov.
Advances in Colloid and Interface Science (2007)

480 Citations

Methods Employed for Control of Fouling in MF and UF Membranes: A Comprehensive Review

Nidal Hilal;Oluwaseun O. Ogunbiyi;Nick J. Miles;Rinat Nigmatullin.
Separation Science and Technology (2005)

446 Citations

Removal of heavy metal ions by nanofiltration

B.A.M. Al-Rashdi;D.J. Johnson;N. Hilal;N. Hilal.
Desalination (2013)

416 Citations

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