Monzer Fanun

Post:

Professor

Location:


Department of Food Science, Faculty of Science and Technology,  Al-Quds University, Abu-Dies, Jerusalem, Palestine

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02-2771666

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00972-02-2771666

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00970595250249

 

About

  • Name : Monzer Muhammad Yousef Fanun
  • Date of Birth    13/11/1966
  • 2003: PhD in Applied Chemistry, Casali Institute of Applied Chemistry, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
  • 1996: Master of Engineering in Chemical Engineering, Ecole Centrale Paris, Paris, France
  • 1995: Bachelor of Engineering in Food Process Engineering, Ecole Nationale Superieure des Industries Agricoles et Alimentaires (ENSIA), Massy, France
  • 1992: Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Research interests

  • Colloidal systems formulations and applications

Selected publications

Theses

"Sucrose Ester Microemulsions: Water Solubilization, Thermal Behavior, Microstructure and Interfacial Reactions" Doctoral Dissertation, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, August 2003 "Use of Neural Networks in Waste Water Treatments in Food Processing Plants" Ecole Centrale Paris, Paris, September 1996.

Books

Published

  • M. Fanun, (Ed.) Role of Colloidal Systems in Environmental Protection, Elsevier Science Publications, 2014.

2010

  • M. Fanun, (Ed.) Colloids in Biotechnology, part of Surfactants Science Series vol. 152, CRC Press /Taylor and Francis Inc., Boca Raton, Florida,USA.ISBN:9781439830802
  • M. Fanun, (Ed.) Colloids in Drug Delivery, part of Surfactants Science Series vol. 148, CRC Press /Taylor and Francis Inc., Boca Raton, Florida,USA.ISBN:9781439818251, ISBN10: 1439818258

2009

  • M. Fanun, (Ed.)Microemulsions: Properties and Applications, part of Surfactants Science Series vol. 144,CRC Press /Taylor and Francis Inc., Boca Raton, Florida,USA.ISBN:9781420089592, ISBN 10: 1420089595

Book Chapters

Accepted

  • M. Fanun“ Colloids and colloidal drug delivery” Encyclopedia of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology 4th Ed. Informa Healthcare. London, UK

Published

2010

  • M. Fanun “Phase Behavior, Structure Evolution and Diclofenac Solubilization Studies on Mixed Nonionic Surfactants Microemulsions” In: Nonionic Surfactants (Pierce L. Wendt and Demario S. Hoysted, Eds.) Nova Science Publisher Inc.,New York. USA, 2010, pp. 245-284.
  • M. Fanun “Biocompatible Microemulsions” In: Colloids in Biotechnology(Fanun, M., Ed.).Surfactants Science Seriesvol. 152, CRC press /Taylor and Francis Inc., Boca Raton, Florida, USA, 2010,  pp.  417-436
  • M. Fanun “Diclofenac Solubilization in Mixed Nonionic Surfactants” In: Colloids in Drug Delivery(Fanun, M., Ed.).Surfactants Science Seriesvol. 148, CRC press /Taylor and Francis Inc., Boca Raton, Florida, USA, 2010, pp. 271-298.

2009

  • M. Fanun “Microemulsions with mixed nonionic surfactants” In: Microemulsions: Properties and Applications(Fanun, M. , Ed.) Surfactants Science Seriesvol. 144 CRC press /Taylor and Francis Inc. Boca Raton. Florida, USA, 2009,  pp. 87-140.

2007

  • M. Fanun “Phase behavior, structure evolution and diclofenac solubilization capacity studies on mixed nonionic surfactants microemulsions” In: Colloid and Surface Research Trends (Peter A. Fong, Editor) Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2007,pp. 107-146. New York. USA.ISBN: 1-60021-593-9

2003

  • A. Yaghmur, M. Fanun, A. Aserin, N. Garti, “Food grade microemulsions based on nonionic emulsifiers as selective microreactors for flavor formation by Maillard reaction” Self-Assembly (B.H. Robinson, Ed.) IOS Press (2003) pp. 144-151.

2001

  • N. Garti, A. Aserin, M. Fanun, M.E. Leser, and S. Ezrahi, “Sub-zero temperature behavior of water in microemulsions” In Water Science for Food, Health, Agriculture and Environment (Z. Berk, R.B. Leslie, P.J. Lillford and S. Mizrahi, Eds.) Technomic ublishing co., Inc. (2001) 97-124.

2000

  • S. Ezrahi, A. Aserin, M. Fanun and N. Garti “Sub-zero temperature study of nonionic microemulsions” In N. Garti (Ed.) Thermal Behavior of Dispersed Systems. Surfactant Science Series Vol. 93 (2000), Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, pp. 59-120.

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles                                                                                              

Accepted 

  • M. Fanun “Microemulsions as delivery systems” Current Opinion in Colloid and Interface Science

Published

2012

  • M. Fanun, Z.Ayyad, S. Mudalal, S. Dahoah, D. Meltzer, M. Schwarze, R. Schomäcker, J. Blum“Characterization of water/sucrose laurate/n-propanol/allylbenzene microemulsions” Journal of Surfactants and Detergents15 (2012) 505-512. DOI 10.1007/s11743-012-1344-1
  • M. Fanun“Solubilization of azithromycin in microemulsions based on mixed nonionic surfactants and mixed oils” Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology33 (2012) 185-190

2011

  • T. Yosef, R. Schomäcker, M. Fanun, F. Gelman,J. Blum “Disproportionation of hydrophobic dihydroarenes by recyclable rhodium and palladium catalysts in aqueous microemulsions” Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical 351 (2011) 46-51
  • M. Fanun “Properties of Water /Propylene glycol/Mixed Nonionic Surfactants/Mixed Oils Microemulsions” Journal of Surface Science and Technology 27(2011)1-14
  • M. Fanun, A. Shakarnah, D. Meltzer, M. Schwarze, R. Schomäcker, J. Blum“Volumetric and Diffusion Properties of Water/Surfactant/n-Propanol/4-Allylanisole Micellar Systems” Tenside Surfactants Detergents 48 (2011) 400-407
  • M. Fanun, V. Papadimitriou, A. Xenakis “Characterization of Cephalexin Loaded Nonionic Microemulsions” Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 361 (2011) 115-121
  • M. Fanun “Nonionic microemulsions for enhanced solubilization of antibiotics” Household and Personal Care Today 2(2011)10-12
  • M. Fanun, Otto Glatter “SAXS study on Azithromycin loaded nonionic microemulsions” Tenside Surfactants Detergents 48 (2011) 34-39
  • D. Meltzer, D. Avnir, M. Fanun, V. Gutkin, I. Popov, R. Schomäcker,  M. Schwarze, J. Blum “Catalytic Isomerization of Hydrophobic Allylarenesin Aqueous Microemulsions” Journal of Molecular Catalysis A:Chemical 335 (2011) 8-13. DOI:10.1016/j.molcata.2010.12.002

2010

  • M. Fanun “Microemulsions for improved oral bioavailability” Journal of Surface Science and Technology 26 (2010)137-158
  • M. Fanun, S. Makharza, M. Sowwan“Fluorescence spectroscopy study of polyoxyethylene surfactant micellar systems” Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology 31 (2010) 1561-1567
  • M. Fanun “Microemulsions withmixed nonionic surfactants and isopropylmyristate”Tenside Surfactants Detergents 47 (2010) 312-316
  • M. Fanun “Properties of microemulsions with mixed nonionic surfactants and citrus oil” Colloids and Surfaces A369 (2010) 246–252. DOI:10.1016/j.colsurfa.2010.08.028
  • M. Fanun, S. Makharza, M. Sowwan“Transition from reverse micelles to microemulsions in sugar based surfactant systems probed by fluorescence spectroscopy and AFM” Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology31 (2010) 1212-1219. DOI:10.1080/01932690903218153
  • M. Fanun “Solubilization of celecoxib in microemulsions based on mixed nonionic surfactants and peppermint oil” Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology31 (2010) 1140-1149. DOI:10.1080/01932690903224565
  • M. Fanun “Diclofenac solubilization in microemulsions based on mixed nonionic surfactants and R (+)-limonene”Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology 31 (2010) 936-944. DOI: 10.1080/01932690903224300
  • M. Fanun “Structural Parameters of mixed nonionic surfactants microemulsion” Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology31 (2010) 812-819. DOI: 10.1080/01932690903333630
  • M. Fanun“Microemulsions with mixed nonionic surfactants and flavor oil”Journal of Surfactants and Detergents 13 (2010) 321-328. DOI: 10.1007/s11743-010-1187-6
  • M. Fanun“Properties of microemulsions withmixed nonionic surfactants and mint oil”Tenside Surfactants Detergents47 (2010) 166-172
  • M. Fanun “Microemulsions with nonionic surfactants and mint oil” The Open Colloid Science Journal3 (2010) 9-14
  • A. Rozin-Ben Baruch,D. Tsvelikhovsky, M. Schwarze, R. Schomacker, M. Fanun, J. Blum, “Dependence of the Heck coupling in aqueous microemulsion by supported palladium acetate on the surfactant and on the hydrophobicity of the support” Journal of Molecular Catalysis A:Chemical323 (2010) 65–69. DOI:10.1016/j.molcata.2010.03.012
  • M. Fanun, S. Makharza, M. Sowwan“UV-Visible and AFM studies of nonionicmicroemulsions” Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology31 (2010) 501-511.DOI: 10.1080/01932690903213188
  • M. Fanun“Formulation and characterization of microemulsions based on mixed nonionic surfactants and peppermint oil” Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 343 (2010) 496-503
  • M. Fanun“Celecoxib solubilization in nonionicmicroemulsions” Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology, 31 (2010) 241-247.DOI: 10.1080/01932690903167277
  • M. Fanun “Transport properties of microemulsions based on mixed nonionic surfactants and mixed oils” Proceedings of the sixth World Congress on Emulsions, Lyon-France, 2010

2009

  • M. Fanun “Microemulsions with nonionic surfactants and mixed oils” Soft Materials7 (2009) 258-276,DOI: 10.1080/15394450903344686
  • M. Fanun “Properties of microemulsions based on mixed nonionic surfactants and mixed oils” Journal of Molecular Liquids 150 (2009) 25-32, Doi:10.1016/j.molliq.2009.09.008
  • M. Fanun “Properties of microemulsions based on sugar surfactants and peppermint oil” Colloid and Polymer Science 287 (2009) 899-910,DOI 10.1007/s00396-009-2043-y
  • M. Fanun “Oil type effect on diclofenac solubilization in mixed nonionic surfactants microemulsions” Colloids and Surfaces A 343 (2009) 75–82. Doi:10.1016/j.colsurfa.2009.01.032
  • M. Fanun “Microemulsion formation on water/nonionic surfactant/peppermint oil Mixtures” Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology30 (2009) 399 - 405. DOI: 10.1080/01932690802548619
  • M. Fanun “Liquid crystal structural variability on water/mixed nonionic surfactants/ caprylic-capric triglyceride Systems” Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology30 (2009) 289 - 296. DOI: 10.1080/01932690802537349
  • M. Fanun “Microstructure of mixed nonionic surfactants microemulsions studied By SAXS and DLS” Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology 30 (2009) 115-123,  DOI: 10.1080/01932690802483817

2008

  • M. Fanun“Conductive flow parameters of mixed nonionic surfactants microemulsions” Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology29 (2008) 1426-1434,DOI: 10.1080/01932690802313493
  • M. Fanun“Viscous flow parameters of mixed nonionic surfactants microemulsions” Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology 29 (2008) 1257-1265, DOI: 10.1080/01932690701857202
  • M. Fanun“Water solubilization in mixed nonionic surfactants microemulsions” Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology, 29 (2008) 1043-1052,DOI: 10.1080/01932690701815473
  • M. Fanun“A Study of the properties of mixed nonionic surfactants microemulsions by NMR, SAXS, viscosity and conductivity”Journal of Molecular Liquids, 142 (2008) 103-110, DOI:10.1016/j.molliq.2008.05.006
  • M. Fanun“Phase behavior, transport, diffusion and structural parameters of nonionic surfactants microemulsions” Journal of Molecular Liquids,139 (2008) 14-22,DOI:10.1016/j.molliq.2007.10.005.
  • M. Fanun“Surfactant chain length effect on the structural parameters of nonionic microemulsions” Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology, 29 (2008) 289-296. DOI: 10.1080/01932690701707704

2007

  • M. Fanun“Propylene glycol and ethoxylated surfactant effects on the phase behavior of water/sucrose stearate/oil systems” Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology, 28 (2007) 1244-1253. DOI: 10.1080/01932690701528159.
  • M. Fanun “Conductivity, viscosity, NMR and diclofenac solubilization capacity studies of mixed nonionic surfactants microemulsions” Journal of Molecular Liquids, 135 (2007) 5-13.DOI: 10.1016/j.molliq.2006.09.003
  • M. Fanun "Structure probing of water/mixed nonionic surfactants/ caprylic capric triglyceride" Journal of Molecular Liquids, 133 (2007) 22-27.DOI: 10.1016/j.molliq.2006.05.010
  • M. Fanun, and Wail Salah Al-Diyn “Structural transitions in the system water /mixed nonionic surfactants/ R (+)-limonene studied by electrical conductivity and self diffusion-NMR” Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology, 28 (2007) 165-174.DOI: 10.1080/01932690600992415

2006

  • M. Fanun, and Wail Salah Al-Diyn “Temperature effect on the phase behavior of the systems water/sucrose laurate/ ethoxylated-mono-di-glyceride / oil” Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology, 27 (2006) 1119-1127.DOI: 10.1080/01932690600859093
  • M. Fanun, Nissim Garti, Samer Baker "Self diffusion NMR, conductivity, viscosity and solubilization capacity study of pharmaceutical grade microemulsions” Proceedings of the 4th World Congress on Emulsions, Lyon-France, October 2006.
  • M. Fanun, and Wail Salah Al-Diyn "Electrical conductivity and self diffusion NMR studies of the system: water/sucrose laurate/ethoxylated mono-di-glyceride/ isopropylmyristate systems” Colloids and surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 277 (2006) 83-89.DOI :10.1016/j.colsurfa.2005.11.015

2001

  • M. Fanun, A. Aserin and N. Garti "Sucrose ester microemulsion as microreatcor for model Maillard reaction” Colloids and Surf A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 194 (2001) 175-187
  • O. Glatter, D. Orthaber, A. Stradner, M. Fanun, N. Garti, V. Clement and M. Leser“ Sugar ester non-ionic microemulsions: structural characterization” J. Colloid Interface Sci. 241 (2001) 215-225.

2000

  • M. Fanun, E. Wachtel, B. Antalek, A. Aserin and N. Garti  "A study of the microstructure of four-component sucrose ester microemulsions by SAXS and NMR” Colloids and Surf. A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 180(2000) 173-186.
  • N. Garti, V. Clement, M. Fanun and M. Leser “Some characteristics of sugar-esters nonionic microemulsions in view of possible food applications” Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 48 (2000) 3945-3956
  • N. Garti, A. Aserin, I. Tiunova and M. Fanun "A DSC study of water behavior in water-in-oil microemulsions stabilized by sucrose esters and butanol”Colloids and Surf A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 170 (2000) 1-18
  • N. Garti, A. Aserin and M. Fanun, “Non-ionic sucrose esters microemulsions for food applications, Part I: Water solubilization” Colloids and Surf. A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 164 (2000) 27-38.

1999

  • N. Garti, V. Clement, M. Leser, A. Aserin and M. Fanun“Sucrose esters microemulsions” J. Mol. Liquids 80 (1999) 253-296