Maisa El Gamal

Associate Professor
AUH Campus
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  • M.Sc. Material Science, Institute of Graduate Studies and Research, Alexandra University, 1993
  • Ph.D. Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Tanta University, 1999
  • Carbon Capture and Storage 
  • Desalination and Water Treatment 
  • Waste Management 
  • Soil Stabilization 
  • Production of Sustainable Concrete 
  • Jan 2022 – Current: Associate Professor Zayed University College of Natural and Health Sciences, Dept. of Life and Environmental Science 

  • Jan 2018 – 2021: Assistant Professor Zayed University College of Natural and Health Sciences, Dept. of Life and Environmental Science 

  • Aug 2016 - Dec 2017: Assistant Professor Zayed University College, Dept. of Interdisciplinary Studies 

  • Jan 2000 - Jul 2016: Senior Research Associate, UAE University, Civil and Environmental Engineering 

  • Inventor of 14 patents granted by the Gulf Cooperation Council, United States Patent and Trademark Office, United Kingdom patent, European Patent, Canadian Patent, Australia patent, and Japan patent office. 

  • Author of 76 publications in high-impact international journals and international refereed conference proceedings. 

  • Course Coordinator: Internship General Chemistry and College of Natural and Health Sciences, Zayed University, 2018-2023 

  • Supervised the ZU research competition committee and assessed the projects for Emirati Heritage, ZU, 2021 

  • Chair and evaluator at ICACER International Conference on Advances in Clean Energy Research, ICACER, in Barcelona, Spain, 2020-2023 

  • Member Institutional Surveys Committee, ZU 2018-2020 

  • Science Festival 

  • Management of the activities in the month of reading, 2019-2021 

  • Reviewer Journal: Sustainability 2020-current

  • Build the Claim and awarded the Fellowship, CEI, ZU 2023  

  • Independent Introduction to Quality Matters (INTRO2QM) CEI, ZU 2022 

  • The Role of Presence in Blended and Online Courses, CEI, ZU 2022 

  • Assessment of Student Learning, CEI, ZU 2022 

  • Certified Associate from Blackboard Academy for Fundamentals of Digital Teaching and Learning CEI, ZU 2021 

  • Applied Technology-Enabled Active Learning CEI, ZU 2021 

  • Instructional Design and Planning CEI, ZU 2019 

  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning CEI, ZU 2018 

  • Developing Meaningful Assessments, CEI, ZU 2017 

  • Designing and developing iBooks, CETL, UAEU 2016 

  • Backward design CETL, UAEU 2015 

  • Web-Based Course Delivery, CETL, UAEU 2015 

  • How learning works, CETL, UAEU 2014

  1. El Gamal, M., & Mohammad, A. F. (2022). Optimization and enhancement of CO2 sequestration in industrial wastes for environmental applications. Energy Reports, 8, 671-678. 

  1. Mohamed, A. M. O., El-Gamal, M. M., & Hameedi, S. (2022). Sustainable Utilization of Carbon Dioxide in Waste Management: Moving Toward Reducing Environmental Impact. Elsevier. 

  1. El Gamal, M., Siddiqua, A., Abdul, W. K., Almurshidi, B. H., & Howari, F. M. (2022). Investigation of factors affecting COVID-19 vaccine acceptance among communities of universities in the United Arab Emirates. Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics, 18(5), 2068930. 

  1. El Gamal, M., Mohammad, A., Hameedi, S., & AlZawahreh, H. (2021). Carbon dioxide uptakes by acetylene by-products through gas-solid and gas-solid liquid reactions. Energy Reports, 7, 193-198. 

  1. Mohamed, A. M. O., El-Gamal, M. M., & Hameedi, S. (2021). U.S. Patent Application No. 16/684,310. 

  1. El Gamal, M., El-Sawy, K., & Mohamed, A. M. O. (2021). Integrated mixing machine for sulfur concrete production. Case Studies in Construction Materials, 14, e00495. 

  1. El Gamal, M., Mohamed, A. M., & Hameedi, S. (2020). Treatment of industrial alkaline solid wastes using carbon dioxide. In Sustainable Development and Social Responsibility—Volume 1: Proceedings of the 2nd American University in the Emirates International Research Conference, Dubai, UAE. Springer International Publishing. 

  1. El Gamal, M., Mohamed, A. M. O., & Hameedi, S. (2019, August). Stabilization of active acetylene by-product via sequestration of CO2. In Wastes: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities III: Selected Papers from the 5th International Conference Wastes 2019, September 4-6, 2019, Lisbon, Portugal (p. 149). CRC Press. 

  1. El Gamal, M., Mousa, H. A., El-Naas, M. H., Zacharia, R., & Judd, S. (2018). Bio-regeneration of activated carbon: A comprehensive review. Separation and Purification Technology, 197, 345-359. 

  1. El Gamal, M. M., El-Dieb, A. S., Mohamed, A. M. O., & El Sawy, K. M. (2017). Performance of modified sulfur concrete exposed to actual sewerage environment with variable temperature, humidity, and gases. Journal of Building Engineering, 11, 1-8. 

  • Award Environmental Geotechnics Prize for the worldwide best-published paper, June 8, 2023. 

  • Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) award, March 2023 

  • International Student Conference on Environment and Sustainability (ISCES2022). The second prize for participation with ZU students in the Smart Environment Category at the Final Round, Tongji University, China, June 2022. 

  • Award Faculty Annual Evaluation with a rating of Exceed expectations, 2021. 

  • Nominate Award in Research, Zayed University, 2021. 

  • Award ReThink Brine Challenge Competition, Sandooq Al Watan, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2021. 

  • Won the top ten best project prizes at the UAE Hackathon 2021. 

  • Award Research Challenge & intellectual property rights, The Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2020. 

  • Award in HSE Week Competition, Abu Dhabi Ports, 2019. 

  • Research Award, US patent 20140155533 A1, UAE University, 2015. 

  • Research Award, GCC on patent 0003089, UAE University, 2014. 

  • ENV601 Science Communication and Writing 

  • ENV693 Contemporary Issues in Sustainability and Environmental Technology Seminar 

  • ENV699 MSc. Thesis in Environmental Science & Sustainability