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Publications in Conference Proceedings

 1. N.R. Jarrah, N.M. Abbas, J.K. Boah and S.K. Somuah, "The Nature of Corrosion in a Campus Water Distribution System in Saudi Arabia ", Proceedings of the 4th Middle East Corrosion Conference, 1, 173, Bahrain, January 11-13, 1988.

 2. A.I. Al-Mana, M.B. Amin, N.M. Abbas and H.K. Asar, "Oilfield Scaling: A General Overview", Proceedings of the 4th Middle East Corrosion Conference, 1, 210, January 11-13, 1988.

 3. H.M. Tawancy and N.M. Abbas, "Structure and Properties of Ni-Mo Alloys Resistant to Hydrochloric Acid in Crude Oil Distillation", Proceedings of the 4th Middle East Corrosion Conference, 2, 889, January 11-13, 1988.

4. D.P. Lin, L.A. Litorja and N.M. Abbas, "Application of High Mass Resolution to the Analysis of Biomarkers in Arabian Crude Oil". Proceedings of the 3rd National Meeting of Chemists, 441, Dhahran, March 12-14, 1989.

5. R.P. Singh, K. Alam, E.R. Pambid, D.S. Redwan and N.M. Abbas, "Ion Chromatographic Determination of Chloride and Sulfate in Pt‑RelAl203 Reforming Catalyst", Proceedings of the 3rd National Meeting of Chemists, 109, March 12-14, 1989.

 6. R.P. Singh, E.R. Pambid and N.M. Abbas, "Selective Removal of Cesium from Nuclear Waste on Insoluble Metal Hexacyanoferrate(iii) Ion Exchangers", Proceedings of the Saudi Symposium on Energy, Utilization and Conservation, 483, Jeddah, March 4-7, 1990.

 7. H.M. Tawancy and N.M. Abbas, "The Role of Mechanical Shape Memory Effect in Developing Alternative Energy Sources", Proceedings of the Saudi Symposium on Energy, Utilization and Conservation, 599, Jeddah, March 4‑7, 1990.

 8. R.P. Singh and N.M. Abbas, "Application of Inorganic Ion Exchangers in Selective Concentration and Recovery of Metal Ions", Proceedings of the International Conference on Ion Exchange, ICIE '91, 529, Tokyo, October 24, 1991.

 9. R.P. Singh and N.M. Abbas, "Characterization of Oilfield Scales", Proceedings of the Fifth Middle East Corrosion Conference, 561, Bahrain, October 28‑30, 1991.

10. R.P. Singh, A. Aitani, S. Narasimhan, E.R. Pambid and N.M. Abbas, "Synthesis and Characterization of New Dodecaheteropoly Molybdates of Antinomy", Proceedings of the Third Saudi Engineering Conference, 500, Riyadh, November 24-27, 1991.

11. H. Saricimen, A.l. Al-Mana, N.M. Abbas and S.K. Somuah, "Case Study of Typical Metallic Corrosion Problems in the Arabian Gulf Region", Proceedings of the Third Saudi Engineering Conference, 749, Riyadh, November 24-27, 1991.

12. A. lob, H. Saricimen, S. Narasimhan and N.M. Abbas, "Characterization and Protection Mechanism Studies of Concrete Water Proofing Material", Proceedings of the 4th International Conference, Bahrain, October 10-13, 1993.

13. A. lob, J. Shirokoff, A.H. Siddiqui and N.M. Abbas, "Formation Analysis by FTIR Spectroscopy", 2nd International Conference on Chemistry in Industry, Bahrain, October 24-26, 1994.

14. A. lob, M. A. Ali, B.S. Tawabini and N.M. Abbas, "Prediction of PONA Contents of Reformate by FTIR Spectroscopy", 2nd International Conference on Chemistry in Industry, Bahrain, October 24-26, 1994.

15. N. M. Abbas, "Materials Failure in the Petrochemical Industry", Symposium on Maintenance Systems and Application of Materials in the Saudi Arabian Environment, Dhahran, November 12-13, 1996.

Conference Presentations

1. J.A. Fair, R.J. Madix and N.M. Abbas, "Branched Reaction Processes on Single Crystal Platinum ", 176th American Chemistry Society Annual Meeting, Miami Beach, Florida, September 11-14, 1978.

2. N.M. Abbas and R.J. Madix, "The Decomposition of Formaldehyde on Clean and Sulfurized Pt(111)" California Catalysis Society Spring Meeting, Stanford University, California, March 29-30, 1979.

3. N.M. Abbas, and R.J. Madix, "Reactions of Alcohols and Aldehydes on Pt(111) with Overlayers of Sulfur and Oxygen", American Chemical Society Chemical Society of Japan Joint Chemical Congress, Honolulu, Hawaii, April 1‑6, 1979.

4. R.J. Madix, N.M. Abbas and S.W. Johnson, "Selective Poisoning of Ni and Pt Single-Crystal Surfaces by Sulfur", 72nd American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, November 25-29, 1979.

5. R.J. Madix and N.M. Abbas, "The Effects of Adatoms on the Chemical Behavior of Surfaces of Catalytically Significant Metals", 182nd American Chemical Society National Meeting, New York, August 10-14, 1981.

6. R.J. Madix and N.M. Abbas, "Effect of Structurally-Ordered Sulfur Overlayers on the Surface Reactivity of Platinum ", 183rd American Chemical Society National Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 28-April 12, 1982.

7. R.P. Singh and N.M. Abbas, "Ion Chromatographic Analysis of High Salinity Oilfield Brines", 3rd Chemical Congress of North America, Toronto, Canada, June 5-10, 1988.

8. R.P. Singh, N.M. Abbas and G.H. Nancollas, "Application of Ion Chromatography in Nephrolithiasis", 3rd Chemical Congress of North America, Toronto, Canada, June 5-10, 1988.

9. R.P. Singh and N.M. Abbas, "Measurement of Free Calcium Concentration in Biological Fluids by Ion Selective Electrode Method", XXI International Conference on Solution Chemistry, Ottawa, Canada, August 5-10, 1990.

10. E.Y. Osei-Twum, L.A. Litorja and N.M. Abbas, "EI-Linked Scan Studies of Dimethylaminomethylene -O-Trialkylsilyl Nucleosides", Proceedings of the 41st ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics, ASMS, San Francisco, June 1993.

11. R.P. Singh and N.M. Abbas, "On the Suppressed Ion Chromatographics Determination of Small Concentrations of Anions, Such as Sulfate, Oxalate and Molybdate (Forming Strong Ion Pairs with Protons) in the Presence of Very Large Concentrations of Salts", The Pittsburgh Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, March 8-12. 1993.

Conferences Attended

1. 176th American Chemistry Society Annual Meeting, Miami Beach, Florida, September 1978.

2. California Catalysis Society Spring Meeting, Stanford University, California, March 1979.

3. American Chemical Society ‑ Chemical Society of Japan Joint Chemical Congress, Honolulu, Hawaii, April 1979.

4. 72nd American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, November 1979.

5. 182nd American Chemical Society National Meeting, New York, August 1981.

6. 183rd American Chemical Society National Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 1982.

7. Gordon Research Conference, New Hampshire, July 1982.

8. 35th Pittsburgh Conference, Atlantic City, New Jersey, March 1984.

9. 2nd Saudi Engineering Conference, Dhahran, November 1985.

10.33rd National Symposium of the American Vacuum Society, Baltimore, Maryland, November 1986.

11. 4th Middle East Corrosion Conference, Manama, Bahrain, January 1988.

12. 3rd Chemical Congress of North America, Toronto, Canada, June 1988.

13. 3rd National Meeting of Chemists, Dhahran, March 1989.

14. 9th International Summer Institute in Surface Science, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, August 1989.

15. 1st Saudi Symposium on Energy, Utilization and Conservation, Jeddah, March 1990.

16. 21st International Conference on Solution Chemistry, Ottawa, August 1990.

17. 5th Middle East Corrosion Conference, Bahrain, October 1991.

18.3rd Saudi Engineering Conference, Riyadh, November 1991.

19. 1992 International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films, San Diego, April 1992.

20. Pittsburgh Conference 1994, Chicago, Illinois, February 27- March 4, 1994.

21. Pittsburgh Conference & Exhibition 1995, New Orleans, March 1995.

22.4th Saudi Engineering Conference, Jeddah, November 5‑8, 1995

23.Third International Conference and Exhibition on Chemistry in Industry, Bahrain, November 18-20, 1996.