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US Patents


                1.  Method of Promoting Olefin Polymerization


                     Patent number: 88,188,199  B1

                     Inventors: Mamdouh Ahmad Al-Harthi, Abdul Kaleel Sulaiman Haniffa, Bijal Kottukkal Bahuleyan, Sadhan Kumar De,                                             and Masihullah Jabarulla Khan


           2.  Method of making polyolefin nanocomposites

                    Patent number: 8,242,219 B1

                    Inventors: Mamdouh Ahmad Al-Harthi, Omer Bin Sohail, Sadhan Kumar De, Masihullah Jabarulla Khan


            3. Method of Making High Density Polyethylene with Titania-Iron Nanofillers

                    Patent number: 8,541,520 B1

                    Inventors: Mamdouh Ahmad Al-Harthi, Mr. Omer Yahya  Bakather, Dr. Sadhan Kumar De, Dr. Reyad Awwad                                             Khalaf Shawabkeh


            4. Ethylene/propylene Copolymer Nanocomposites

                    Patent number: 8,604,115 B1

                    Inventors: Mamdouh Ahmad Al-Harthi, Mr. Omer Yahya  Bakather, Dr. Sadhan Kumar De, Dr. Reyad Awwad

Khalaf Shawabkeh


            5. Method of making polyolefin with a silicon nitride nano- filler

Patent number: 8,722,821   B1

Inventors:   Mamdouh Ahmad Al-Harthi, Omer Bin Sohail, Sadhan Kumar De, Masihullah Jabarulla Khan

            6. Pressure sensitive adhesive

Patent number: 8,697,821  B1

Inventors:   Mamdouh Al-Harthi, Omer Yahya Bakatheer, Sadhan Kumar De,

            7. Removal of heavy metals from aqueous solutions using  metal-doped titanium dioxide nanoparticles

Patent number: 2015/0014253   A1

Inventors:   Mousab Salah Aldeen Mirghani, Reyad Awwad Khalaf Shawabkeh, Naim Moh’d Abdallah Faqir,Mamdouh

    Ahmed  Al-Harthi, Mohamed Ba-Shammakh

            8. Method to Produce Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene

Patent number: 2015/9145492

Inventors:   Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, Omer Yahya Bakatheer, Sadhan Kumar De, Reyad Shawabkeh

            9. Poly (Acrylic Acid)- Gylcerol Blends

Patent number: 9,346,938 B1

Inventors:   Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, Osamah Bin-Dahman, Sadhan Kumar De, Jobin Jose

            10. Poly (Acrylic Acid)- Gylcerol Blends Effect of Modified Graphene and Microwave Irradiation on the Mechanical and Thermal Properties of P(S-Co-Mma)/ Graphen Nanocomposites

Patent number: 9,382,392

         11. High-Density Polyethylene Preparation Methods

Inventor: Mamdouh Al-Harthi

U.S. Patent Number 9,688,836






Journal Publications



J 1 . Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, Kahraman, R., Yilbas, B., Sunar. M. and Abdul Aleem B. J., "Influence of water immersion on the single-lap shear strength of aluminum joints bonded with aluminum-powder-filled epoxy adhesive" Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, 18:15-16, 1699-1710 (2004).


J2. Kahraman, R., Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi,  "Moisture diffusion into aluminium powder-filled epoxy adhesive in sodium chloride solutions" International Journal of Adhesion & Adhesives, 25, 337-341 (2005).


J3. Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, J. Soares, L. Simon, "Mathematical Modeling of Atom-Transfer Radical Polymerization Using Bifunctional Initiators"  Macromol. Theory Simul, 15, 198-214, (2006).


J4. Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, J. Soares, L. Simon, "Modeling of Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization with Bifunctional Initiators: Diffusion Effects and Case Studies" Macromol. Chem. Phys., 207, 469-483, (2006).


J5.  Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, J. Soares, L. Simon, "Dynamic Monte Carlo Simulation of Atom-Transfer Radical Polymerization" Macromol. Mat. Eng.., 291, 993-1003, (2006).


J6. Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, J. Soares, L. Simon, "Dynamic Monte Carlo Simulation of Graft Copolymers Made with ATRP and Metallocene Catalysts" Macromolecular Symposia, 243, 83-90, (2006).


J7. Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, J. Soares, L. Simon, "Dynamic Monte Carlo Simulation of ATRP with Bifunctional Initiators"  Macromol. Reac. Eng., 1. 95-105, (2007).


J8. Mamdouh A.  Al-Harthi, L.Cheng, J. Soares, L. Simon "Atom-Transfer Radical Polymerization of Styrene with Bifunctional and Monofunctional Initiators: Experimental and Mathematical Modeling Results" Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 45(11), 2212, (2007).


J9. Mamdouh A.  Al-Harthi, A. Sardashti, J. Soares, L. Simon, "Atom transfer radical polymerization (ATRP) of styrene and acrylonitrile with monofunctional and bifunctional initiators" Polymer, 48(7), 1954-1961, (2007).


J10. Mamdouh A.  Al-Harthi, J. Soares, L. Simon "Mathematical Modeling of Atom- Transfer Radical Copolymerization" Macromolecular Reaction Engineering,  1(4),  468-479, (2007).


J11. Kahraman, Ramazan; Mamdouh A.  Al-Harthi; Loughlin, Kevin. "Concentration Dependence of Moisture Diffusivity in Aluminum Particle Filled Epoxy Adhesive in Salt Solutions" Journal of Adhesion,  83(3), 183, (2007).


J12. Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi; Kahraman, Ramazan; Loughlin, Kevin.  "Moisture diffusion into epoxy adhesive: testing and modeling" Adsorption, 13, 115-120, (2007).


J13. Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, Khan, Masihullah, S. Abbasi, JBP Soares,  "Dynamic Monte Carlo Simulation of ATRP in a Batch Reactor" Macromolecular Theory and Simulation, 18 (6), 307-316,(2009).


J14.  Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, Khan, Masihullah, S. Abbasi, JBP Soares,  "Gradient Copolymers by ATRP in Semibatch Reactors: Dynamic Monte Carlo Simulation" Macromolecular Reaction Engineering, 4, 148-159, (2009).


J15. Muataz Ali Atieh, Nazif Nazir, Faridah Yusof, Mohammed Fettouhi, Chantara Thevy Ratnam, Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, Faraj A. Abu-Ilaiwi, Khalid Mohammed, Adnan Al-Amer. "Radiation Vulcanization of Natural Rubber Latex Loaded with Carbon Nanotubes" Journal of Fullerenes, Nanotubes and Carbon Nanostructures, 18, 56-71 1, (2010).


J16. Muataz, O. Y. Bakather, B. S. Tawabini, A. A. Bukhari, M. Khaled,  Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, M. Fettouhi, and F. A. Abuilaiwai “Removal of Chromium (III) from Water by Using Modified and Nonmodified Carbon Nanotubes”  1-9 Journal of Nanomaterials doi:10.1155/2010/232378 (2010).


J17. Abdul-Lateef, Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, and A. A. Muataz “Effect of Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes on the Mechanical and Thermal Properties of Natural Rubber” The Arabian Journal for Science & Engineering 35, 1C, P.49, (2010).


J18. A. Abuilaiwi, T. Laoui, Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi  and A. A. Muataz “Modification and Functionalization of Multiwalled Carbon Nanotube (MWCNT) Via Fischer Esterification” The Arabian Journal for Science & Engineering 35, 1C, P. 37-48, (2010).


J19. Saeed al-Ghamdi, Mamdouh A.  Al-Harthi, and Reyad Shawabkeh, "Synthesis and Characterization of Microporous, High Surface Area Activated Carbon from Palm Seeds", Energy Sources, Part A: 36, 93-103, 2014


J20. Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi  "Stochastic Model for Living Radical Polymerization  of Styrene Initiated by Epoxide Radical Ring Opening" Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 89, 2, 384-391, (2011).


J21. Isaam Thaher Amr, Adnan Al-Amer, Selvin Thomas P, Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, Salihu Adamu Girei, Rachid Sougrat, and Muataz Ali Atieh, " Effect of Acid Treated Carbon Nanotubes on Mechanical Rheological and Thermal properties of Polystyrene Nanocomposites" Cpmposites Part B: Enginerring 42, 1554-1561 (2011)


J22. Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, Abdul Kaleel S.HH, Bijal Kottukkal Bahuleyan and Masihullah J. “Thermal and Mechanical properties of Polythylene/doped-TiO2 nanocomposites sythesized using in-situ polymerization”  Journal of Nanomaterials, doi:10.1155/2011/964353, (2011).


J.23.  Selvin Thomas P, A Abdullateef,  Mamdouh  A. Al-Harthi, De S K, Bandyopadhyay S, Basfar A A, and Atieh M A, “Effect of phenol functionalzation of carbon nanotubes  on properties of natural rubber nanocomposites”  Journal of Applied Polymer Science 124, 3, 2370-2376, (2012). 


J24. Abdulateef AA, Selvin Thomas P, Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, De SK, Bandyopadhayay S, Basfar AA, and Atieh MA, “Natural   rubber nanocomposites with functionalized carbon nanotubes: mechanical, dynamic mechanical and morphology studies” Journal of Applied Polymer Science, E76-84, DOI 10.1002/app.35021, (2012).


J25. Sreekumar P.A.; Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, Sadhan Kumar De "Effect of Glycerol on Thermal and Mechanical Properties of Polyvinyl Alcohol/Starch BlendsJournal of Applied Polymer Science 123, 135-142, (January , 2012).


J26.  Muhammad Atiqullah, Ikram Hussain, Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, Masiullah Jabarulla Khan, Anwar Hossaen, Atif Fazal  “Changes in melting behaviors of a residual catalyst-cum-UV degraded polyethylene film: A new insight through experiments and modeling” Current Catalysis, 1, 2-13, (2012).


J27. Bijal Kottukkal Bahuleyan, Muataz Ali Atieh, Sadhan Kumar De, Masihullah J, and Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi “ Easy one-pot method to control the morphology of polyethylene/carbon nanotube nanocomposites using metallocene catalysts” Journal of Polymer research, Vol. 19, No. 2., 1-8, (2012).


J28. Sreekumar P.  Appu, Mamdouh A.  Al-Harthi and SK DE Reinforcement of starch/polyvinyl alcohol blend using nano-titanium dioxide”,  Journal of Composite Materials 46,25, 3181-3187 (2012).


J29. Housam Binous, Mamdouh  A. Al-Harthi, "Simple Batch Distillation of a Binary Mixture", Computer Applications in Engineering Education, DOI 10.1002/cae.21556, (February 15, 2012).


J30. Selvin Thomas P, Adedigba A Abdullateef, Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, Muataz A Atieh, S.K. De, Mostafizur Rahaman. T.K. Chaki, D. Khastgir, Sri Bandyopadhyay “Electrical Properties of Natural Rubber Nanocomposites: Effect of 1-Octadecanol Functionalization of Carbon Nanotubes” Journal of Materials Science  47, 7, 3344-3349, (2012).


J31. Sreekumar P.A., S.K. De, Masihullah Jabarullah Khan, Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi “Natural weather ageing of starch/polyvinyl alcohol blend: effect of glycerol content”, Journal of Polymer Engineering, 33,3 257-263, (2012).


J32. Bijal Kottukkal Bahuleyan, S. K. De, P. U. Sarath, Sarfaraz Ahmed
Furquan, J Masihullah, Abdul Hamid Emwas, Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi “Effect of Aluminum Nitride on the Properties of Polyethylene Obtained by In situ Polymerization using Ni(II) Diimine Complex’ Journal of Macromolecular Research, 20,7, 772-775 (2012).


J33. M. Atiqullah, M.S. Winston, J.E. Bercaw, I. Hussain, A. Fazal,  Mamdouh  A. Al-Harthi, A.-H.M. Emwas, M.J. Khan,  A. Hossaen, "Effects of a vanadium post-metallocene catalyst-induced polymer backbone inhomogeneity on UV oxidetive degradation of the resulting polyethylene film". Polymer Degradation and Stability, 97 1164 -1177, (2012).


J34. Omer BinSohail, P.A.Sreekumar, S.K. De, Masihullah Jabarullah Khan, Abbas Hakeem, Ahmad A.Alshaiban, and Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, “Thermal Effect of Ceramic Nanofiller Aluminum Nitride on Polyethylene Properties”, Journal of Nanomaterials,  doi:10.1155/2012/250364, (2012)


J35. S.H. Abdul Kaleel, Bijal Kottukkal Bahuleyan, S.K. De, Masihullah Jabarulla Khan, Rachid Sougrat,  Mamdouh A. Al-HarthiEffect of Mn doped-titania on the activity of metallocene catalyst by in-situ ethylene polymerization” Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 18, 1836-1840, (2012)


J36. P A, Sreekumar; Mamdouh A. Alharthi, S.K De “Studies on Compatibility of Biodegradable Starch/Polyvinyl Alcohol Blends”  Journal of Polymer Engineering and Science. 52, 2167–2172, (2012)


J37. Muhammad Atiqullah, Mohammad M. Hossain, Muhammad S. Kamal, Mamdouh  A. Al-Harthi, Masiullah J.  Khan, Anwar Hossaen,   and Ikram Hussain“Crystallization Kinetics of PE-b-isotactic PMMA Diblock Copolymer Synthesized Using SiMe2 (Ind) 2ZrMe2 and MAO Cocatalyst”, Journal of AIChE, Vol. 59, No. 1, 200-214 (2013)


J38. Ruhul M. Amin, Sreekumar P.A., Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, S. K. De, Basel F. Abu-Sharkh, “Natural weather ageing of the low-density polyethylene: Effect of Polystarch N”  Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 127,  2, 1122–1127, 2013 (2013)  


J39. P.A. Sreekumar, Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, Mohammad A. Gondal, and S.K. De, “Heterogenity of laser irradiated films of polyvinyl alcohol/starch blends: Effect of glycerol content”  Surface and Interface Analysis, 45, 6, 1047–1051, (2013)


J40. Muhammad Shahzad Kamal,  Bijal Kottukkal Bahuleyan, Omer Bin Sohail, Abdul-Hamid M. Emwas, John E. Bercaw and Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, “Crystallization analysis fractionation of poly(ethylene-co-styrene) produced by metallocene catalysts” Polymer Bulletin, 70:2645–2656, (2013)


J41. M. Elanmugilan, P.A. Sreekumar, N.K. Singha, Mamdouh A.  Al-Harthi, S. K. De. "Natural Weather, Soil Burial and Sea Water Ageing of Low density polyethylene: Effect of Starch/Linear low density polyethylene masterbatch", Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 129, 1, 449–457, (2013)


J42. Omer Bin Sohail, Masihullah Jabarulla Khan, P A, Sreekumar; Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, “Effect of Ceramic Nanofiller Silicon Nitride (SiN) on Polyethylene Productivity and Properties” Polymer Engineering and Science, DOI: 10.1002/pen.23744 (2013)


J43 M. Elanmugilan, P.A. Sreekumar, N.K. Singha, Mamdouh  A. Al-Harthi, S. K. De. “Ageing of low density polyethylene in Natural Weather, Underground Soil aging and Sea Water: Effect of a starch-based prodegradant additive”, Polymer Engineering Science, 53, 11, 2389–2397, (2013)


J44 Muhammad Atiqullah, Siripon Anantawaraskul, Abdul-Hamid Emwas, Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi,  Ikram Hussain, Anwar Ul-Hamid, Anwar Hossaen, “Effects of Supported (nBuCp)2ZrCl2 Catalyst Active Center Distribution on Ethylene-1-hexene Copolymer Backbone Heterogeneity and Thermal Behaviors", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 52, 9359-9373 (2013)


J45 Yin Chen, Raffaele Credendino, Emmanuel Callens, Muhammad Atiqullah, Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, Luigi Cavallo and Jean-Marie Basset, “Understnading of Tantalum-Catalyzed Ethylene Trimerization: When Things go wrong”, ACS Catalysis, 3 (6)  1360–1364, (2013)


J46. Muhammad Atiqullah, Saqir Adamu, Mohammad Mozahar Hossain,  Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, Siripon Anantawaraskul,  and Anwar Hossaen “Effects of supported (nBuCp)2ZrCl2 catalyst active center multiplicity on crystallization kinetics of ethylene homo- and copolymers”, Journal of the Taiwan institute of chemical Engineering, ,(2013)


J47. Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi “Influence of applying microwave radiation on the LDPE/MWCNTs Nanocomposite", Polymer Composites, 35,10, 2036-2042, (2014).


J48. Muhammad Atiqullah, Siripon Anantawaraskul, Abdul-Hamid M. Emwas, Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, Ikram Hussain, Anwar Ul-Hamid, and Anwar Hossaen “Silica-supported (nBuCp)2ZrCl2: Effect of Catalyst Active Center Distribution on

Ethylene-1-hexene Copolymerization”, Polymer International, 63, 6, 955-972,  (2014)


J49. Farrukh Shehzad, Selvin P. Thomas, Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi "Non-Isothermal Crystallization Kinetics of High Density Polyethylene/Graphene Nanocomposites Prepared By In-situ Polymerization" Thermochimica Acta, 589, 226-234, (2014)


J50. Omar Yahya Bakatheer, Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi “Effect of titania nanofiller on the productivity and crystallinity of ethylene and propylene copolymer”, Journal of Polymer Engineering 34, 9, 829–837, (2014)


J51. Mukarram Zubair, Jobin Jose, Abdul-Hamid Emwas, Mamdouh  A. Al-Harthi, , “Effect of Modified Graphene and Microwave Irradiation on the Mechanical and Thermal properties of Poly(styrene-co-methyl methacrylate)/Graphene Nanocomposites”, Surface Interface Analysis, 46, 630-639, (2014)  


J52. Jobin Jose, Farrukh Shehzad, Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, “Preparation method and physical, mechanical, thermal characterization of Poly(vinyl alcohol)/Poly(acrylic acid) blends",  Polymer Bulletin, 71, 11, 2787-2802, (2014)  


J53. Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, Effect of Calcium Zirconate Nanofiller on Polyethylene Productivity and Properties”, Journal of Polymer Research, 21, 529, DOI 10.1007/s10965-014-0529-x -25,  (2014).


J54. Jobin Jose, S. K. De, Mariam Al-Ali AlMa’adeed, Jolly Bhadra Dakua, , P A Sreekumar, Rachid Sougrat, and Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, “Compatibilizing role of Carbon Nanotubes in Poly(vinyl alcohol)/Starch Blend” Starch, 66, 1-7,  147–153, (2014)


J55. Muhammad Atiqullah, Zuzana Cibulková, Andrea Černá, Peter Šimon, Ikram Hussain, Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, Siripon Anantawaraskul, “Effects of supported metallocene catalyst active center multiplicity on antioxidant-stabilized ethylene homo- and copolymers”, Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry 10.1007/s10973-014-4167-7,  (2014)


J56.  Elanmugilan M, Sreekumar P.A, Nikhil Singha, Sadhan Kumar De, Mamdouh Al-Harthi, “Natural weather ageing of low density polyethylene: Effect of pro-degradant additive”, Plastics, Rubber and Composites: Macromolecular Engineering, 43, 10,  347-353, (2014)


J57. P.A. Sreekumar, M. Elanamugilan; N.K. Singha;  Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, Sadhan Kumar De; Abdulhadi Al-Juhani, “LDPE Filled with LLDPE/Starch Masterbatch:  Rheology, Morphology, and Thermal Analysis” Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, DOI 10.1007/s13369-014-1467-y, (2014)


J58. Muhammad Atiqullah, Mamdouh  A. Al-Harthi, Siripon Anantawaraskul and Abdul-Hamid M. Emwas,“Ethylene Homo- and Copolymerization Chain-transfers: A Perspective from Supported (nBuCp)2ZrCl2 Catalyst Active Center Distribution Journal of Chemical Sciences, Vol. 127, No. 4, (2015), pp. 717-728.


J59.  Jobin Jose, Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, Mariam Al-Ali AlMa’adeed, Jolly Bhadra Dakua and Sadhan K De, “Effect of Graphene loading on Thermomechanical Properties of Poly(Vinyl Alcohol)/Starch Blend”, Journal of Applied Polymer Science Volume 132, Issue 16, (2015).


J60. Omer Yahya Bakather, and Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, Synthesis and Properties of Polyethylene/TiO2 Nanocomposites Using a Vanadium Catalyst, Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering (In Press 2015)


J61.  Muhammad Daud, Farrukh Shehzad, Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, “Non-Isothermal Crystallization Kinetics of LLDPE Prepared by In-Situ Polymerization in the Presence of Nano Titania”, Polymer Bullettin, 72, 5, 1233-1245, (2015)


J62. Ahmed Bellagi, Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, Housam Binous, “From the Distillation of Chemical Compounds to the Distillation of Knowledge”, Journal of Computer Education in Engineering Education (In Press 2015).


J63. Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, “Highlight on the Mathematical Modeling of Controlled Free Radical Polymerization” International Journal of Polymers, Volume 2015, Article ID 469353, 12 pages (2015) .


J64. Mukrahm Subair, Jobin Jose, Mamdouh Al-Harthi, “Evaluation of mechanical and thermal properties of microwave irradiated Poly (styrene-co-methyl methacrylate)/ Graphene nanocomposites” Composite Interfaces, Volume 22, Issue 7, (2015).


J65. Osamah A. Bin-Dahman, Jobin Jose and Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, Compatibility of Poly(acrylic acid)/Starch Blends, Starch DOI: 10.1002/star.201500011 (2015).


J66. Farrukh Shehzad, Muhammad Daud, Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi1, “Synthesis, characterization and crystallization kinetics of nanocomposites prepared by in-situ polymerization of ethylene and graphene”, Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, (In Press 2015).

J67. Sagir, A.; Daud, M.; Zuhair, O.M.; Al-Harthi, M.; Atiqullah, M.:  “Metallocene-catalyzed ethylene-<alpha>-olefin isomeric copolymerization: A perspective from hydrodynamic boundary layer mass transfer and design of MAO anion” Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, 60, 92-105, 2016.


J68. Muhammad Atiqullah, Sagir Adamu; Zuhair Omar Malaibari; Mamdouh Ahmed Al-Harthi; “Abdelhamid Emwas (nBuCp)2ZrCl2-catalyzed Ethylene-4M1P Copolymerization: Backbone Structure, Melt Behavior, and Crystallization”, AIChE Journal, 62, 5, 1688-1706, 2016


J69. Daud, M.; Farrukh, S.; Kamal, S.; Mamdouh Al-Harthi, “Graphene/Layered Double Hydroxides Nanocomposites: A Review of Recent Progress in Synthesis and Applications”, Carbon, 104, 241-252, 2016


J70. Mukarram Zubair,  Farroukh Shahzad,  Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi: Impact of modified graphene and microwave irradiation on thermal stability and degradation mechanism of poly (styrene-co-methyl meth acrylate), Thermochimica Acta, 2016


J71. Osamah Bindahman, Jobin Jose, Mamdouh Al-Harthi, “Effect of Natural Weather Aging on the Properties of Poly (vinylalcohol)/Starch/ Graphene Nanocomposite" StarchDOI: 10.1002/star.201600005 (2016)



J72.  Aluthge Dinesh, Sattler Aaron, Mamdouh Al-Harthi, Labinger Jay, Bercaw John, "Co-supported tandem catalysts for production of linear low density polyethylene from an ethylene-only feed", ACS Catalysis 6 (10), 6581–6584 (2016).



J73. Muhammad Daud, Farrukh Shehsad, Mamdouh Al-Harthi, “ Crystallization behavior and lamellar thickness distribution of metallocene-catalyzed polymer: Effect of 1-alkene comonomer and branch length”, Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering,95, 3, 491-499, March, (2017)


J74. Mukarram ZubairNabeel JarrahMohammad Saood ManzarMamdouh Al-HarthiMuhammad DaudNuhu Dalhat Mu’azuShamsuddeen A. Haladu, “Adsorption of Eriochrome Black T from Aqueous Phase on MgAl-, CoAl- and NiFe- Calcined Layered Double Hydroxides: Kinetic, Equilibrium and Thermodynamic Studies”, Journal of Molecular Liquids, 230, 3404-352, (2017).

J75. Omer Bin Sohail, Osamah A. Bin-Dahman, Mostafizur Rahaman, Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, “Effect of aluminum nitride concentration on different physical properties of low density polyethylene based nanocomposites”, Journal of Polymer Engineering,DOI: (2017)


J76. Mohammad, Ruhul Amin, Mamdouh Al-Harthi, Imran, Syed Muhammad, Hussain, Manwar Hussain, Manwar, “Effect of nanoparticles on mechanical and flame retardant properties of polyether-block-polyamide polymer nanocomposite”, Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering. (2017).


J77. Mukarram Zubair, Nabeel Jarrah, Mohammad Saood Manzar , Mamdouh A Al-Harthi, Nuhu Dalhat Mu’azu  “Highly efficient removal of Pb (II) ion from aqueous phase using surface modified graphene, equilibrium and kinetic study”. Desalination and Water Treatment​", In press (2017).

J78. Mukarram Zubair, Muhammad Daud,  Gordon McKay, Farrukh Shehzad, Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, “Recent progress in layered double hydroxides (LDH)-containing hybrids as adsorbents for water remediation”, Applied Clay Science, 143, 279-292, (2017).


J79. Jobin Jose, Mamdouh Al-Harthi, “Citric Acid Crosslinking of Poly(vinyl alcohol) (PVA)/starch/graphene Nanocomposites for superior properties” Iranian Polymer Journal, 26:579–587 (2017).


J80. Osamah A. Bin-Dahman, Mostafizur RahamanDipak KastigarMamdouh A. Al-Harthi,"Electrical and dielectric properties of poly(vinyl alcohol)/starch/graphene nanocomposites”, Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering (In Press), (2017)


J81. Abdullah K. Ahmed, Muhammad Atiqullah, Dev R. Pradhan,  Mamdouh A.  Al-Harthi, “Crystallization and Melting Behavior of i-PP: A Perspective from Flory’s Thermodynamic Equilibrium Theory and DSC Experiment”, RSC Advances, (In Press), (2017).


J82. Ihsan Ullah,Taye Shaheed Kazeem, ukarram Zubair, Arsalan Khalid, Mamdouh Alharthi, Mohammad Saood Manzar, Nabeel Jarrah, “Starch-NiFe- layered double hydroxide composites: Efficient removal of methyl orange from aqueous phase” Journal of Molecular Liquids, (In Press), (2017).







Conference presentation with referred Full Paper Proceedings




C1. Kahraman, R. and Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, “Influence of Moisture Sorption and Filler Content on the Performance of Aluminum Joints Bonded by Aluminum Filled Epoxy”, First International Conference on: Applications of Traditional and High Performance Materials in Harsh Environments, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, January, 20-22, 2004.


C2. Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi; Leonardo, Simon; Joao Soares. “Mathematical Model for Controlled Free Radical Polymerization Using Multimodal Initiators”. 55th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference. Toronto, Canada. 16-19 October 2005.


C3. Kahraman, R., Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, and Loughlin, K., "Testing and Modeling of Moisture Diffusion into Aluminum Particle Filled Epoxy Adhesive", Thirteenth International Conference of Experimental Mechanics (ICEM13), Alexandroupolis, Greece, July 1-6, 2007.


C4. Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi; Leonardo, Simon; Joao Soares.  “Mathematical model for block and random copolymers using ATRP”.  3rd Eurepean Conference on the Reaction Engineering of Polyolefins. Lyon, France. 20-24 June 2005.


C5. Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi; Leonardo, Simon; Joao Soares.  “Dynamic Monte Carlo Simulation of Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization”, Polymer Reaction Engineering VI May 21-26, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada,  2006.


C6. Mamdouh A.  Al-Harthi; Leonardo, Simon; Joao Soares. “Dynamic Monte Carlo Simulation of Graft Copolymers Made With ATRP and Metallocene Catalysts,. Polymer Reaction Engineering VI May 21-26, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada 2006.


C7. Kahraman, R., Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, M. and Loughlin, K., “Testing and Modeling of Moisture Diffusion into Aluminum article Filled Epoxy Adhesive" Seventh International Conference on composite Science and Technology, Sharjah, UAE, Jan 20-22, 2009.


C8. Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi  “Effect of Diffusion Controlled Equilibrium Reactions on Atom Transfer Radical Copolymerization” 8th World Congress of Chemical Enigeering, Monteal, QC, Canada, August 23-27, 2009. 


C9. Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, Z. H. Khokhar, S. Abbasi, and Joao Soares,  “Dynamic Monte Carlo Simulation of Chain Shuttling Polymerization”, 10th Annual UNESCO / IUPAC Conference on Macromolecules & Materials, Mpumalanga, South Africa, Sep., 7-11,2008.


C10. Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, Z. H. Khokhar, and S. Abbasi, “Mathematical modeling of living radical polymerization of styrene initiated by epoxide radical ring opening", 10th Annual UNESCO / IUPAC Conference on Macromolecules & Materials, Mpumalanga, South Africa, Sep., 7-11, 2008.


C11. Issam Amr, Muataz Ali Atieh, Khaled Mezghani, Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, and Adnan Al-Amer; “Effect of Hydrogen Flow rate and Carbon Source on Production of Carbon Nanotubes by Chemical Vapor Deposition”; International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies - ICMAT 2009; June 28 - July 3, 2009; Singapore.


C12. Mutaz Ali Atieh, Issam Amr, Adnan Al-Amer, Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi  and Khaled Mezghani; The Role of Reaction Temperature on the Growth of Carbon Nanomaterials; Trends in Nano Technology – TNT 2009 International Conference; September 7 - 11, 2009; Barcelona, Spain.


C13. Reyad A. Shawabkeh, Musab Gaily, Tahir Laui, Naim Faqir, Mamdouh A. Al-Harithi, Mohammad Ba-Shammakh Synthesis and Characterization of Fe-doped Nanotitania Using Sol-Gel Technique and Application for Zn2+ Reduction from Aqueous Solution.; 9th International Conference on Advances and trends in Engineering materials and their applications at Montreal, Canada, August 01-05, 2011.


C 14.  Reyad A. Shawabkeh, Musab Gaily, Tahir Laui, Naim Faqir, Mamdouh A. Al-Harithi, Synthesis of VTiO2 nanoparticles and application for reduction of Co2 + from Aqueous solution?. 6th Internation conference on environmental science and technology, Houston, Texas, USA June 25-29, 2012.


C15. Housam Binous, Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, “Experimental and Theoretical Study of Multicomponent Batch Distillation " AICHE, 2015 Annual Meeting.


C16. Naim Faqir, Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, Abdulwahab H., Al-Shaaer, M., R. Shawabkeh, “Fabrication of Low Cost Insulating Material from Kaolin Clay for Construction Purposes”, AIChE Spring Meeting, 2014 and 10th Global Congress on Process Safety (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1083-0)









Book Chapters:



“MATLAB Programming of Polymerization Processes Using Montecarlo Techniques” Applications of Monte Carlo Method in Science and Engineering, edited by Shaul Mordechai Page 841-856, InTech.