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Nour El-Gendy

Country of origin: Egypt Currently in: Egypt, Giza General field of specialization: Other
Academic Background


2019 Other
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities


Petroleum and Environmental Biotechnology

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

Publications resulting from Research: 

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).

Abdullah M. El Mahdi, Hamidi Abdul Aziz, Salem S. Abu Amr, Nour Sh. El-Gendy and 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 and 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.

Nour Sh. El-Gendy, Salem S. Abu Amr, Radwa A. El-Salamony and Hussein N. Nassar. 2015. “Factorial Design Analysis for Biosorption of Reactive Red-84 Dye Using Fermentation Spent Waste Biomass, Biosorbent Regeneration and Desorbed Dye Photo-Degradation Using TiO2 Nanoparticles” Desalination & Water Treatment 56(12), 3403-3413.

Nour Sh. El-Gendy, Hekmat R. Madian, Hussein N. Nassar and Salem S. Abu Amr. 2015.
“Response surface optimization of the thermal acid pretreatment of sugar beet pulp for bioethanol production using Trichoderma viride and Saccharomyces cerevisiae” Recent Patents on Biotechnology 9(1), 50-62.

B. S. Zakaria, H. N. Nassar, S. S. Abu Amr and N. Sh. EL-Gendy. 2015. “Applying Factorial Design and Response Surface Methodology to Enhance Microbial Denitrogenation by Tween 80 and Yeast Extract” Petroleum Science & Technology 33(8), 880-892.

N. Sh. El-Gendy, H. N. Nassar and S. S. Abu Amr. 2014. “Factorial Design and Response Surface Optimization for Enhancing a Biodesulfurization Process” Petroleum Science & Technology 32(14), 1669-1679.

N. Sh. El-Gendy, S. F. Deriase and A. Hamdy. 2014. “The Optimization of Biodiesel Production from Waste Frying Corn Oil Using Snails Shells as a Catalyst” Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization & Environmental Effects 36(6), 632-637.

Soha S. M. Mostafa and Nour Sh. El-Gendy. 2013. “Evaluation of Fuel Properties for Microalgae Spirulina Platensis Bio-diesel and Its Blends with Egyptian Petro-diesel” Arabian J. of Chemistry (In press; online accepted and final corrected version).
(doi: 10.1016/j.arabjc.2013.07.034)

Samiha F. Deriase, Nour Sh. El-Gendy and Sherif Ali. 2013. “Kinetic Evaluation and Modeling for Batch Degradation of 2-Hydroxybiphenyl and 2,2'-Dihydroxybiphenyl by Corynebacterium variabilis Sh42" Desalination & Water Treatment 51(22-24), 4719-4728.

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.

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”