Halim Hamid Redhwi, PhD
Professor, Chemical Engineering Department

Assistant Supervisor, Dhahran Techno-Valley (DTV)

King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM)


Current Research Projects, Publications and Patents
 

Current Projects

o        Technical Development of UV- Stablized Polymer Formulation, Project Funded by Ciba Specialty Chemicals, Basel, Switzerland

o        Development of HS-FCC process, funded by JCCP, Tokyo, Japan

Books

1.  Handbook of Polymer Degradation, Revised and Expanded Second Edition, SH Hamid, Editor, Marcel Dekker, New York, 2000. [FULL VIEW]

2.  Handbook of MTBE, H Redhwi and M. A. Ali, Editors, Marcel Dekker, New York, 2004 [FULL VIEW]

Current Publications

Papers in Refereed Journals:

1.             SH Hamid, “Development of High-Performance Heavy Oil Hydrocracking Catalysts: Characterization of Atmospheric Residue Feed,” Petroleum Science and Technology, 18 (7 & 8), 871-888, 2000 [Abstract]

2.           SH Hamid, “UV-Induced Degradation of Ziegler-Natta and Metallocene Catalyzed Polyethylene,” Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 78, 1591-1596, 2000 [Abstract]

3.             SH Hamid, “Impact of Unleaded Gasoline in Reducing Emission in Saudi Arabia,Energy Sources, 23, 37-44, 2001 [Abstract]

4.             A.Hasan, S. Ahmed, M.A. Ali, S.H.Hamid, and T. Inui, “A comparison Between b - and USY – Zeolite – based Hydrocracking Catalysts”, Applied Catalysis A: General, 6784, 1-10, 2001 [Abstract]

5.             I. Hussain and H.H. Redhwi, “Development of Polypropylene-based Ultraviolet-Stabilized formulations for Harsh Environment”, Journal of Material Engineering and Performance, 11 (3), 317-321, 2002

6.             M. A. Ali, T. Kimura, Y. Suzuki, M. A. Al-Saleh, H. Hamid, and T. Inui, “Hydrogen Spillover Phenomenon in Noble Metal Modified Clay-Based Hydrocracking Catalysts”, Applied Catalysis A: General 277 63-72, 2002 [Abstract]

7.             E. Iwamatsu, E. Hayashi, Y. Sanada, M. A. Ali, S. Ahmed, H. Hamid, R. Sakurovs and T. Yoneda, "Proton Magnetic Resonance Thermal Analysis of Petroleum Derived Asphaltenes with Co Smectite and CoMo Alumina Based Catalysts", Journal of The Japan Petroleum Institute, vol. 45, No. 3, 135-143,2002.

8.             A. Andrady, H. Hamid, and A. Torikai, “Effects of Climate and UV-B on Materials”, Photochemical, Photobiology Science, 2, 68-72, 2003 [Full Paper]

9.             S. Ahmed, S. A. Ali, H. Hamid, and K. Honna, “Preparation, Characterization, and Catalytic Evaluation of First Stage Hydrocracking Catalyst, Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, Vol. 145, 295-298, 2003

10.         B. F. Abu-Sharkh and H. Hamid, “Degradation Study of Date Palm Fibre/Polypropylene Composites in Natural and Artificial Weathering: Mechanical and Thermal Analysis”, Polymer degradation and Stability, 85 (3), 967-973, Sept. 2004

11.   F. Rahman, M.N. Siddiqui, H.H. Redhwi, and M.F. Ali, “Catalytic Processing of Waste Plastics With/Without Petroleum Resid – An Economic Evaluation”, Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects, 28 (15), 1353-1363, 2006

Papers in Refereed Conferences:

1.             H. H. Redhwi, S. A. Ali, and S. Ahmed, Development of Heavy Oil Hydrocracking Catalyst, Proceedings of 6th Saudi Engineering Conference, KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, December 14-17, vol. 2, 243-255, 2002.

2.             Iwamatsu, E. E., E. Hiyashi, Y. Sanada, M. A. Ali, S. Ahmed, H. Hamid, R. Sakurovs and T. Yoneda,  Proton Magnetic Resonance Thermal Analysis of Asphaltene wot Co Catalyst, Proceedings of the 12th Saudi-Japanese Catalyst Symposium, KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, December 15-16, Paper No. 12, 2002

3.             Redhwi, H. H., M. A. Al-Saleh, S. A. Ali, and S. Ahmed, Development of High Performance Catalyst for Heavy Oil Upgrading, Proceeding of the 17th World Petroleum Congress, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, September 1-5, 2002, Block 2, Forum 9, 2002

4.             M.S. Hussain, S.A.Awan, M. A. Khan, and H. Hamid, “Pulsed Laser Polymerization of Methyl Methacrylate Using Wilkinson’s Catalyst as a Photoinitiator”, American Chemical Society (ACS) Symposium Series 847, 451-461, 2003

5.             Redhwi, H. H., T. Ino, Y. Fujiyama, K. Kleemeier, C. Dean, M. Al-Nemr, M. Abul-Hamayel, and A. Maadhah, “Meeting Olefins Demand in a Novel FCC Technology”, 18 World Petroleum Congress (18WPC), Johannesburg, South Africa, Block 2, Forum 10 paper, 24-29 September, 2005

6.             Ino, T, Y. Fujiyama, H.H. Redhwi, R. Saeed, M. Abul-Hamayel, A. Aitani, K. Kleemeier, C. Dean, M. Al-Nemr, “Development of a high-severity FCC process: an overview”, ACHEMAMERICA 2nd International Exhibition on Process Technologies: International Conference on Refining and Petrochemicals, Mexico City, April 12-15, 2005

7.      Y. Fujiyama, H. Redhwi, A. Aitani, and C. Dean, “Development of Integrated Conversion Refinery      Process: High Severity FCC”, 7th Int’l Symposium on FCC Advances Meeting, San Francisco, Sept. 01-12-2006

8.      C. Dean, Y. Fujiyama, H. Redhwi, A. Aitani, M. Abul-Hamayel, and M. Saeed, “Development of HS-FCC Precess: Results of Pilot Plant vs. Demo Plant”, 5th Petrotech Conference, Jan. 2006, Manama, Bahrain

 

Books

1.             Handbook of Polymer Degradation, Revised and Expanded Second Edition, SH Hamid, Editor, Marcel Dekker, New York, August, 2000.

2.             Handbook of MTBE, H.H. Redhwi and M. A. Ali, Editors, Marcel Dekker, New York, 2004

 

 Book Chapters

1.                   SH Hamid and I Hussain,  "Polymer Degradation and Stabilization Under Harsh Climatic Conditions." In: Handbook of Polymer Degradation (SH Hamid, ed.), Marcel Dekker, New York, pp 699-726, 2000.

2.                   I Hussain and S.H. Hamid, “Plastic in Agriculture”. In: Plastics and the Environment (A.L. Andrady, ed.), John Wiley Publication, pp. 185-209, 2003

 

Publications in Periodicals

 

1.                  Redhwi, H.H, and A. M. Aitani, Oil and Gas European Magazine, 1, 36-38, 2002,

2.             A. Maadhah, M. Abul-Hamayel, H. Redhwi, A. Aitani, M. Saeed and T. Ino, “Integrating Refining and Petrochemicals”, Hydrocarbon Engineering, 49-54, June 2003

3.                  Fijiyama, Y., H.H. Redhwi, A. Aitani, R. Saeed, and C. Dean, “Demonstration plant for new FCC technology yields increased propylene” Oil & Gas Journal, Vol. 103, Issue 36, pp. 62-67, September 26, 2005.

 

 

Patents

 

 

Title

Inventor

Assignee

Filed at

Date

Patent

Number

1.  A hydrotreating catalyst for heavy hydrocarbon oil

T. Inui, T. Kimura, H. Hamid, M. Al-Saleh, M. A. Ali, S. Ahmed and S.A. Ali

King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia and Japan Petroleum Energy Center, Japan

Japanese patent office

May 2006

3803732

2.  A hydrotreating catalyst for heavy hydrocarbon oil.

Iwamatsu, E., E. Hayashi, Y. Sanada, S. A. Ali, H. Hamid, and A. Leei

King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia and Japan Petroleum Energy Center, Japan

Japanese patent office

January 2006

3763628

           
           

 

 

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