Mustafa Khamis

Post:

Professor of Physical Chemistry

Location:

Department of Chemistry, College of Science and Technology, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Palestine, P.O. Box 20002

Email:

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Telephone numbers

 

Internal:

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Palestine:

02-2799753

International:

+972-02-2799753

Fax:

+972-02-2796960

 

About

Educated for B.Sc. and M.Sc in chemistry, 1980 and 1982, Jordan university, Amman, Jordan. Ph. D in physical chemistry, 1987, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA, USA. Visiting professor: The American University of Sharjah 2002-2004 and 2006-2007.

Research interests

Wastewater treatment technologies, wastewater reuse in agriculture, Plant response and physiology as affected by saline nutrients and draught. Physico-chemical methods for analysis, chemical kinetics and thermodynamics in solution phase. Protein- nucleic acid interactions as well as Spectroscopy at low temperatures.

Teaching activities

Undergraduate level

  • General chemistry
  • Physical chemistry
  • Quantum chemistry
  • Environmental chemistry
  • Instrumental analysis
  • Chemistry and every day life
  • Chemistry and the environment
  • Environmental analysis.

Graduate level

  • Special topics in Group theory

Selected publications

  • Manassra A. , Khamis M. , el-Dakiky M. , Abdel-Qader Z. , and Al-Rimawi F. (2010), "Simultaneous HPLC analysis of pseudophedrine hydrochloride, codeine phosphate, and triprolidine hydrochloride in liquid dosage forms", J.Pharm. Biom. Anal., 51, 991-993.
  • Khamis, M., Manassra, A., and Dakiky, M. (2009) "Characterization and optimization of ultrafitration and reverse osmosis wastewater treatment pilot plant" Proceedings of the International Conference on Water Values and Rights, 631-645, Palestinian Academy Press.
  • Khamis M., Jumean, F., and Abdo, N. (2009), "Speciation and removal of chromium from aqueous solution by white, yellow and red UAE sand", J. Hazrd. Mater, 169, 948-952.
  • Jumean, F., Abdo, N., and Khamis, M. (2008), "Calorimetric determination of enthalpy changes for the proton ionization of N-tris(hydroxymethyl)methyl-4-aminobutanesulfonic acid (TABS), N-tris(hydroxymethyl)methyl-3-aminopropanesulfonic acid (TAPS) and 3-[N-tris(hydroxymethyl)methylamino]-2-hyroxypropane sulfonic acid (TAPSO) in water-methanol", Thermochimica Acta, 475, 22-24.
  • Khamis M, Jumean F, Savelieff G. (2007), "Bordeaux-R interactions with surfactants: Thermochromic investigations of proton ionization in cationic, nonionic and anionic surfactant solutions, Color". Technol., 123, 317- 322.
  • Khamis, M, Bolus, B, Jumean, F, Manassra, A, Dakiky, M. (2005)" Azo dyes interactions with surfactants. Determination of the critical micelle concentration from acid-base equilibrium", Dyes and pigments, 66, 179-183.
  • M. Haddad, M. Khamis , M. Dakiky A. Manassra and M. Qurie (2006) "The Response of Chickpea Cultivars to Irrigation with Treated Wastewater" proceedings of the EMWater Project regional Conference: Efficient Management of Wastewater, It's Treatment and Reuse in Mediterranean Countries" Amman-Jordan. (Accompanying CD), Abstract page 14.
  • Khamis, M., Manassra, A., and Dakiky, M. (2005) "Wastewater treatment by advanced technology", Proceedings of the International Conference on Water Values and Rights, 344- 355, Palestinian Academy Press.