Please visit this site for a complete list of handbooks published.

“Nanofiber membranes for medical, environmental and energy applications” by CRC Press. (ISBN-13: 978-0815387039). August 2019.

“Membrane-based salinity gradient processes for water treatment and power generation” by Elsevier (ISBN 13: 978-0444639615). July 2018

“Membrane Characterization” by Elsevier (ISBN: 9780444627765). April 2017

“Membrane Fabrication” by CRC Press (ISBN: 9781482210453). March 2015

“Boron Separation Processes” by Elsevier (ISBN 13: 9780444634542). February 2015

“Membrane Modification: Technology and Applications” by CRC Press (ISBN-13: 978-1439866351). 2012

“Atomic Force Microscopy and Process Engineering” by Elsevier (ISBN-13: 978-1856175173). 2009.    


  • Selected Publications

    Please visit these sites for a complete list of publications and patents.

    Anis, Shaheen Fatima ., Hashaikeh, Raed. & Hilal, Nidal. (2019). FLux and salt rejection enhancement of polyvinyl(alcohol) reverse osmosis membranes using nano-zeolite. Desalination469. doi:10.​1016/​j.​desal.​2019.​114104

    Anis, Shaheen Fatima., Hashaikeh, Raed. & Hilal, Nidal. (2019). Microfiltration membrane processes: a review of research trends over the past decade. Journal of Water Process Engineering 32(100941). doi:10.1016/J.jwpe.2019.100941

    Lo, Sui Bun ., Jones, Jason ., Hassan, Oubay . & Hilal, Nidal. (2019). Development of an axisymmetric parallel solution algorithm for membrane separation process. Desalination470(114127). doi:10.1016/j.desal.2019.114127.

    Suwaileh, Wafa ., Johnson, Daniel J.., Jones, Daniel. & Hilal, Nidal. (2019). An integrated fertilizer driven forward osmosis- renewables powered membrane distillation system for brackish water desalination: a combined experimental and theoretical approach. Desalination 470(114126). doi:10.​1016/​j.​desal.​2019.​114126.

    Ahmed, Farah., Hashaikeh, Raed. & Hilal, Nidal. (2019). Fouling control in reverse osmosis membranes through modification with conductive carbon nanostructures. Desalination 470 (114118) Doi:10.1016/j.desal.2019.114118

    Ahmed, Farah Ejaz., Hashaikeh, Raed., Diabat, Ali. & Hilal, Nidal. (2019). Mathematical and optimization modelling in desalination: State-of-the-art and future direction. Desalination 469, 114092. doi:10.1016/j.desal.2019.114092    

    Al Aani, Saif., Bonny, Talal., Hasan, Shadi W.. & Hilal, Nidal. (2019). Can machine language and artificial intelligence revolutionize process automation for water treatment and desalination?. Desalination 458, 84-96.doi:10.1016/j.desal.2019.02.005    

    Alkhudhiri, Abdullah., Bin Darwish, Nawaf. & Hilal, Nidal. (2019). Analytical and Forecasting Study for Wastewater Treatment and Water Resources in Saudi Arabia. Journal of Water Process Engineering 32 (100915). doi:10.1016/j.jwpe.2019.100915

    Almojjly, Abdullah., Johnson, Daniel. & Hilal, Nidal. (2019). Investigations of the effect of pore size of ceramic membranes on the pilot-scale removal of oil from oil-water emulsion. Journal of Water Process Engineering 31, 100868. doi:10.1016/j.jwpe.2019.100868    

    Almojjly, Abdullah., Johnson, Daniel J., Mandale, Stephen. & Hilal, Nidal. (2019). Optimisation of the removal of oil in water emulsion by using ceramic microfiltration membrane and hybrid coagulation/sand filter-MF. Journal of Water Process Engineering 27, 15-23. doi:10.1016/j.jwpe.2018.11.007 

    Al-Othman, Amani ., Darwish, Noora N. ., Qasim, Muhammad ., Tawalbeh, Mohammad ., Darwish, Naif A. & Hilal, Nidal. (2019). Nuclear Desalination: A State-of-the-Art Review. Desalination 457, 39-61. doi:10.1016/j.desal.2019.01.002    

    Ang, Wei Lun., Wahab Mohammad, Abdul., Johnson, Daniel. & Hilal, Nidal. (2019). Forward osmosis research trends in desalination and wastewater treatment: A review of research trends over the past decade. Journal of Water Process Engineering 31, 100886. doi:10.1016/j.jwpe.2019.100886    

    Anis, Shaheen Fatima, Hashaikeh, Raed. & Hilal, Nidal. (2019). FLux and salt rejection enhancement of polyvinyl(alcohol) reverse osmosis membranes using nano-zeolite. Desalination 469 (114104) Doi:10.​1016/​j.​desal.​2019.​114104

    Anis, Shaheen Fatima., Hashaikeh, Raed. & Hilal, Nidal. (2019). Functional materials in desalination: A review. Desalination 468, 114077. doi:10.1016/j.desal.2019.114077

    Anis, Shaheen Fatima., Hashaikeh, Raed. & Hilal, Nidal. (2019). Reverse osmosis pretreatment technologies and future trends: A comprehensive review. Desalination 452, 159-195. doi:10.1016/j.desal.2018.11.006    

    Al-Othman, Amani., Darwish, Noora N., Qasim, Muhammad., Tawalbeh, Mohammad ., Darwish, Naif A. & Hilal, Nidal. (2019). Nuclear Desalination: A State-of-the-Art Review. Desalination 457, 39-61. doi:10.1016/j.desal.2019.01.002    

    Ahmed, Farah Ejaz., Hashaikeh, Raed. & Hilal, Nidal. (2019). Solar powered desalination – Technology, energy and future outlook. Desalination 453, 54-76.  doi:10.1016/j.desal.2018.12.002    

    Goh, P.S. ., Ismail, A.F. . & Hilal, Nidal. (2019) Desalination Technology and Advancement. In Encyclopedia of Water Resources Management and Policy, Oxford Research Encyclopedias & Oxford Handbooks Online. USA: Oxford University Press.    

    Goh, Pei Sean. & Hilal, Nidal. (2019) Innovative and sustainable membrane technologies. In Innovation strategies in environmental science. Amsterdam: Elsevier.    

    Goh, P.S.., Zulhairun, A.K.., Ismail, A.F.. & Hilal, N.. (2019). Contemporary anti-biofouling modifications of reverse osmosis desalination membrane: A review. Desalination 468, 114072. doi:10.1016/j.desal.2019.114072 

    Johnson, Daniel. & Hilal, Nidal. (2019). Polymer Membranes – Fractal Characteristics and Determination of Roughness Scaling Exponents. Journal of Membrane Science 570, 9-22. doi:10.1016/j.memsci.2018.10.024    

    Kovalchuk, Nina M., Johnson, Daniel J., Sobolev, Vladimir , Hilal N. & Starov, Victor. (2019).Interactions between nanoparticles in nanosuspension. Advances in Colloid and Interface Science 272

    Mortimer, Chris J.., James, Sean., Hilal, Nidal. & Wright, Chris J.. (2019) Electrospun Antimicrobial Membranes-Functionality and Morphology. In Nanofiber Membranes for Medical, Environmental, and Energy Applications. (pp. 17-37). NY: CRC Press.

    Qasim, Muhammad., Badrelzaman, Mohamed., Darwish, Noora N.., Darwish, Naif A.. & Hilal, Nidal. (2019). Reverse osmosis desalination: A state-of-the-art review. Desalination 459, 59-104. doi:10.1016/j.desal.2019.02.008    

    Suwaileh, Wafa., Johnson, Daniel., Khodabakhshi, Saeed. & Hilal, Nidal. (2019). Development of forward osmosis membranes modified by cross-linked layer by layer assembly for brackish water desalination. Journal of Membrane Science 583, 267-277.doi:10.1016/j.memsci.2019.04.052    

    Suwaileh, Wafa., Johnson, Daniel., Khodabakhshi, Saeed. & Hilal, Nidal. (2019). Superior cross-linking assisted layer by layer modification of forward osmosis membranes for brackish water desalination. Desalination 463, 1-12. doi:10.1016/j.desal.2019.04.009    

    Suwaileh, W., Johnson, D.J., Hilal, Nidal. (2019). Brackish water desalination for agriculture: assessing the performance of inorganic fertilizer draw solution. Desalination. 456, 53-63. doi:10.1016/j.desal.2019.01.014    

    Widdowson, Jonathan P. ., Wright, Chris J.. & Hilal, Nidal. (2019) Electrospun Collagen Nanofiber Membranes for Regenerative Medicine. In Nanofiber Membranes for Medical, Environmental, and Energy Applications. (pp. 57-87). NY: CRC press.