publications:

 

1- T. Shahwan, S. Suzer, and H.N. Erten. Sorption Studies of Cs+ and Ba2+ Cations on Magnesite. Appl. Radiat. Isot. 49/8, 915-921, 1998.

 

2- T. Shahwan, H.N. Erten, L. Black, and G.C. Allen. TOF-SIMS Study of Cs+ Sorption on Natural Kaolinite. Sci. Total Environ. 226, 255-260, 1999.

 

3- T. Shahwan and H.N. Erten. Radiochemical Study of Co2+ Sorption on Chlorite and Kaolinite. J. Radioanal. Nucl. Chem. 241/1, 151-155, 1999.

 

4- T. Shahwan, S. Sayan, H.N. Erten, L. Black, K. Hallam, and G.C. Allen. Surface Spectroscopic Studies of Cs+ and Ba2+ Sorption on a Chlorite-Illite Mixed Clay. Radiochim. Acta, 88, 681-686, 2000.

 

5- T. Shahwan and H.N. Erten. Sorption Studies of Cs+, Ba2+, and Co2+ on Bentonite Using Radiotracer, ToF-SIMS, and XRD Techniques. Radiochim. Acta, 89, 799, 2001.

 

6- T. Shahwan and H.N. Erten. Thermodynamic Parameters in Cs+ Sorption on Natural Clays. J. Radioanal. Nucl. Chem., 253/1, 115, 2002.

 

7- T. Shahwan, A.C. Atesin, H.N. Erten, and A. Zararsiz. The Uptakr of Ba2+ Ions by Natural Bentonite and CaCO3: A Radiotracer, EDXRF and PXRD Study. J. Radioanal. Nucl. Chem. 254/3, 563, 2002.

 

8- T. Shahwan and H.N. Erten. Temperature effects in Barium Sorption on Natural Kaolinite and Chlorite-Illite Clays.  J. Radioanal. Nucl. Chem., 260/1, 43, 2004.  

 

9- T. Shahwan, H.N. Erten, L. Black, and G.C. Allen. ToF-SIMS Depth Profiling Analysis of The Uptake of Ba2+ and Co2+ Ions by Natural Kaolinite Clay, J. Colloid Interf. Sci., 277/1, 23-28, 2004.

 

10- T. Shahwan, D. Akar, and A. E. Eroglu, Physicochemical characterization of the retardation of aqueous Cs+ ions by natural kaolinite and clinoptilolite minerals. J. Colloid Interf. Sci., 285, 9-17, 2005.

 

11- M. Yersel, A. Erdem, A. E. Ero?lu, and T. Shahwan, Separation of trace antimony and arsenic prior to hydride generation atomic absorption spectrometric determination. Anal. Chim. Acta, 534, 293-300, 2005.

 

12- T. Shahwan and H.N. Erten, Characterization of Sr2+ Uptake on Natural Minerals of Kaolinite and Magnesite Using XPS, XRPD, SEM/EDS, and DRIFT, Radiochim. Acta, 93, 225-232, 2005.

 

13- T. Shahwan, B. Zunbul, O. Tunusoglu, and A.E. Eroglu, AAS, XRPD, SEM/EDS, and FTIR Characterization of Zn2+ retention by calcite, calcite-kaolinite, and calcite-clinoptilolite minerals. J. Colloid Interf. Sci., 286, 471-478, 2005.

 

14- T. Shahwan, B. Zünbül, and D. Akar, Study of the Scavenging Behavior and Structural Changes Accompanying the Interaction of Aqueous Pb2+ and Sr2+ Ions with Calcite. Geochim J. 39, 317-326, 2005.

 

15- O. Kaftan, M. Acikel, A.E. Eroglu, T. Shahwan, L. Artok, and C. Ni. Synthesis, characterization and application of a novel sorbent, glucamine-modified MCM-41, for the removal/preconcentration of boron from waters. Anal. Chim. Acta, 547, 31-41, 2005.

 

16- T. Pasinli, A.E. Eroglu, and T. Shahwan, Preconcentration and atomic spectrometric determination of rare earth elements (REEs) in natural water samples by inductively coupled plasma atomic emission spectrometry. Anal. Chim. Acta, 547, 42-49, 2005.

 

17- D. Akar, T. Shahwan, and A.E. Ero?lu, Kinetic and Thermodynamic Investigations of Strontium Ions Retention by Natural Kaolinite and Clinoptilolite Minerals, Radiochim. Acta, 93, 477-485, 2005.

 

18- T. Shahwan, B. Zünbül,  A.E. Ero?lu, and S. Y?lmaz, Effect of  Magnesium Carbonate  on the Uptake of Aqueous Zinc and Lead Ions by Natural Kaolinite and Clinoptilolite,  Appl. Clay Sci., 30, 209-218, 2005.

 

19- B. Öztop and T. Shahwan, Modification of a Montmorillonite-Illite Clay Using Alkaline Hydrothermal Treatment and its Application for the Removal of Aqueous Cs+ Ions, J. Colloid Interf. Sci., 295, 303-309, 2006; B. Öztop and T. Shahwan, ”Corrigendum to ”Modification of a Montmorillonite-Illite Clay Using Alkaline Hydrothermal Treatment and its Application for the Removal of Aqueous Cs+ Ions", J. Colloid Interf. Sci., 297, 851, 2006.

 

20- T. Shahwan, H.N. Erten, and S. Unugur, A Characterization Study of Some Aspects of the Adsorption of Aqueous Co2+ Ions on a Natural Bentonite Clay, J. Colloid Interf. Sci., 300, 447-452, 2006.

 

21- E. Altay, T. Shahwan, and M. Tano?lu,  Morphosynthesis of CaCO3 at Different Reaction Temperatures and the Effects of PDDA, CTAB, and EDTA on the Particle Morphology and Polymorph Stability, Powder Technology, 178, 194-202, 2007.

 

22- O. Çelebi, Ç. Üzüm, T. Shahwan, and H.N. Erten, A radiotracer study of the adsorption behavior of aqueous Ba2+ ions on nanoparticles of zero-valent iron, J. Hazard Mater. 148, 761-767, 2007.

 

23- Ö. Tunuso?lu, T. Shahwan, and A.E. Ero?lu, Retention of aqueous Ba2+ ions by calcite and aragonite over a wide range of concentrations: Characterization of the uptake capacity, and kinetics of sorption and precipitate formation, Geochem. J., 41, 379-389, 2007.

 

24- A. ?eker, T. Shahwan, A.E. Ero?lu, S. Y?lmaz, Z. Demirel, and M.C. Dalay, Equilibrium, thermodynamic and kinetic studies for the biosorption of aqueous lead(II), cadmium(II) and nickel(II) ions on Spirulina platensis, J. Hazard Mater., 154, 973–980, 2008.

 

25- Ç. Üzüm, T. Shahwan, A.E. Ero?lu, I. Lieberwirth, T.B. Scott, and K.R. Hallam, Application of zero-valent iron nanoparticles for the removal of aqueous Co2+ ions under various experimental conditions, Chem. Eng. J.,144, 213-220, 2008.

 

26-  D. Karabelli, Ç. Uzum, T. Shahwan, A.E. Eroglu, T. Scott, K. Hallam, and I. Lieberwirth, Batch Removal of Aqueous Cu2+ Ions Using Nanoparticles of Zero-Valent Iron: A Study of the Capacity and Mechanism of Uptake, Ind. & Eng. Chem. Res., 47, 4758-4764, 2008.

 

27- A. Oral, Ç. Güler, and T. Shahwan, Synthesis of PHEMA–Montmorillonite Nanocomposite via in situ Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization, J. Mater. Res. 23,  316-3322, 2008.

 

28- Ç. Üzüm, T. Shahwan, A.E. Ero?lu, K.R. Hallam , T.B. Scott, and I. Lieberwirth, Synthesis and characterization of kaolinite-supported zero-valent iron nanoparticles and their application for the removal of aqueous Cu2+ and Co2+ ions, Appl. Clay Sci. 43, 172-181, 2009.

 

29- N. Efecan, T. Shahwan, A. E. Ero?lu, and I. Lieberwirth,  Characterization of the uptake of aqueous Ni2+ ions on nanoparticles of zero valent iron, Desalination 249, 1048-1054,2009.

30- E. Boyaci, A. E. Eroglu, and T. Shahwan, Sorption of As(V) from waters using chitosan and chitosan-immobilized sodium soilicate prior to atomic spectrometric determination, Talanta, 80, 1452-1460, 2010.

31- T. Shahwan, C. Uzum, A. E. Eroglu, and I. Liberwirth, Synthesis and characterization of bentonite/iron nanoparticles and its application as adsorbent of cobalt ions, Appl. Clay Sci., 47, 257-262, 2010.

32-N. Horzum, E. Boyaci, T. Shahwan, A.E. Eroglu, and M. Demir, Sorption efficiency of chitosan nanofibers towards metal ions at low concentrations, Biomacromolecules, 11, 3301-3308, 2010.

33- D. Karabelli, S. Unal, T. Shahwan, and  A.E. Eroglu, Preparation and characterization of alumina-supported iron nanoparticles and its application for the removal of aqueous Cu2+ ions, Chem. Eng. J. 168, 979-984, 2011.

34- T. Shahwan, S. Abu Sirriah, M. Nairat, E. Boyaci, A.E. Eroglu, T.B. Scott, and K.R. Hallam, Green synthesis of iron nanoparticles and their application as a Fenton-like catalyst for the Degradation of aqueous cationic and anionic dyes, Chem. Eng. J., 172, 258-266, 2011.

35- E. Boyac?, A. Ça??r, T. Shahwan, and A. E. Ero?lu, Synthesis, characterization and application of a novel mercapto- and amine-bifunctionalized silica for speciation/sorption of inorganic arsenic prior to inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometric determination, Talanta, 85, 1517-1525, 2011.

36- L. Pelit, F. N. Erta?, A. E. Ero?lu, T. Shahwan, and H. Tural, Biosorption of Cu(II) and Pb(II) ions from aqueous solution by natural spider silk, Biores. Technol. 102, 8807–8813, 2011.

 

37- A. Erdem, T. Shahwan, A. Ça??r, and A.E. Ero?lu, Synthesis of aminopropyl triethoxysilane-functionalized silica and its application in speciation studies of vanadium(IV) and vanadium(V), Chem. Eng. J. 174, 76-85, 2011.

 

38- N. Horzum, T. Shahwan, O. Parlak, M.M. Demir, Synthesis of amidoximated polyacrylonitrile fibers and its application for sorption of aqueous uranyl ions under continuous flow, Chem. Eng. J.  213, 41-49, 2012.

39- S. Unal, A.E. Ero?lu, T. Shahwan, Removal of aqueous rare earth elements (REEs) using nano-iron based materials, J. Ind. Eng. Chem. 19, 898–907, 2013.

 

40- N. Horzum, M.M. Demir, M. Nairat, T. Shahwan, Chitosan Fiber - Supported Zero-Valent Iron Nanoparticles as a Novel Sorbent for Sequestration of Inorganic Arsenic, RSC Advances 3, 7828-7837, 2013.

 

41- T. Shahwan, Sorption kinetics: Obtaining a pseudo-second order rate equation based on a mass balance approach, J. Environ. Chem. Eng. 2, 1001-1006, 2014.

 

42- M. Nairat, T. Shahwan, A.E. Ero?lu, H. Fuchs, Incorporation of iron nanoparticles into clinoptilolite and its application for the removal of cationic and anionic dyes, J. Ind. Eng. Chem., 21, 1143-1151, 2015.

 

43- T. Shahwan, Lagergren Equation; Can Maximum Loading of Sorption Replace Equilibrium Loading?, Chem. Eng. Res. Des., 96, 172-176, 2015.

Biography:

Short Biography

Prof. Talal Shahwan-Department of
Chemistry

 

Scientific Degrees

-      
BSc
in Chemical Engineering (1994), Middle East Technical University-Ankara,
Turkish Republic.

-      
MSc
in Chemistry (1997), Bilkent University-Ankara, Turkish Republic.

-      
PhD
in Chemistry (2000), Bilkent University-Ankara, Turkish Republic.

Practical
Experience

-      
1995 - 2000: Teaching
Assistant, Department of Chemistry, Bilkent University.

-      
2000 - 2002: Instructor,
Department of
Chemistry, Bilkent University.

-      
2002 - 2008: Assist.
Prof., then Assoc. Prof., Department of Chemistry, Izmir Institute of
Technology.

-      
2008 - currently: Assoc.
Prof., then Prof., Department of Chemistry, Birzeit University. (currently Dean
of Graduate Studies at the University).

Specialization and Scientific
Research

Specialized
in Physical Chemistry and Radiochemistry. The main research interests are:

-      
Synthesis
and application of nano iron in the removal of aqueous pollutants.

-      
Surface
Chemistry and the adsorption behavior of heavy metal ions and radionuclides on
soil fractions.

-      
Morphosythesis
of carbonate minerals.

Scientific Activities and
Publications

-      
Supervising
and co-supervising many MSc and PhD theses.

-      
Participation in organizing many conferences, workshops and
symposia locally and abroad.

-      
Refereeing
tens of papers for international periodicals.

-      
Forty
three published research papers in reputed international refereed journals.

-      
More
than twenty published abstracts in international conferences.

-      
The
publications were cited more than 1100 times, author H-index is 19 (Google
Scholar).

Achievements and Awards

-      
Ranked
first among graduates of Chemical Engineering Department-Middle East Technical
University in 1994, and ranked first among the foreign students throughout the
university for the same year.

-      
Scholarships for MSc and
PhD studies (1995-2000) at Bilkent University.

-       Annual Turkish award entitled ‘Prof. Parlar Award
for Encouragement of Scientific Research
' in 2006.

-       Z. Hijjawi Appreciation Awards for supervising the
winning undergraduate research projects in the fields of natural and environmental sciences for the
years 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013, successively.

Recent Publications (2010-2015):

1. T. Shahwan, Lagergren
Equation; Can Maximum Loading of Sorption Replace Equilibrium Loading?, Chem.
Eng. Res. Des.
, 96, 172-176, 2015.

2. M. Nairat, T. Shahwan, A.E.
Ero?lu, H. Fuchs, Incorporation of iron
nanoparticles into clinoptilolite and its application for the removal of
cationic and anionic dyes, J. Ind. Eng. Chem., 21, 1143-1151, 2015.

3. T.
Shahwan
, Sorption kinetics: Obtaining a pseudo-second
order rate equation based on a mass balance approach, J. Environ. Chem. Eng.
2, 1001-1006, 2014.

4. N.
Horzum, M.M. Demir, M. Nairat, T. Shahwan, Chitosan Fiber - Supported
Zero-Valent Iron Nanoparticles as a Novel Sorbent for Sequestration of
Inorganic Arsenic, RSC Advances 3, 7828-7837, 2013.

5. S. Unal, A.E. Ero?lu, T. Shahwan, Removal of aqueous rare earth elements (REEs) using nano-iron based
materials
, J. Ind. Eng. Chem. 19, 898-907, 2013.

6. N. Horzum, T. Shahwan, O. Parlak, M.M. Demir, Synthesis of
amidoximated polyacrylonitrile fibers and its application for sorption of
aqueous uranyl ions under continuous flow
, Chem. Eng. J.  213, 41-49, 2012.

7. A. Erdem, T. Shahwan, A. Ca??r, and A.E. Ero?lu, Synthesis
of aminopropyl triethoxysilane-functionalized silica and its application in
speciation studies of vanadium(IV) and vanadium(V), Chem. Eng. J. 174,
76-85, 2011.

8. L. Pelit, F. N.
Erta?, A. E. Ero?lu, T.
Shahwan,
and H. Tural, Biosorption of Cu(II) and Pb(II) ions from aqueous solution by
natural spider silk, Biores. Technol. 102,
8807-8813, 2011.

9. E. Boyac?, A. Ca??r, T. Shahwan, and A. E. Ero?lu, Synthesis, characterization and application of a
novel mercapto- and amine-bifunctionalized silica for speciation/sorption of
inorganic arsenic prior to inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometric
determination, Talanta, 85, 1517-1525, 2011.

10. T. Shahwan, S. Abu Sirriah, M. Nairat,
E. Boyaci, A.E. Eroglu, T.B. Scott, and K.R. Hallam, Green synthesis of iron nanoparticles and their application as a
Fenton-like catalyst for the Degradation of aqueous cationic and anionic dyes, Chem. Eng. J., 172, 258-266, 2011.

11. D. Karabelli, S. Unal, T. Shahwan,
and  A.E. Eroglu, Preparation and
characterization of alumina-supported iron nanoparticles and its application
for the removal of aqueous Cu2+ ions, Chem. Eng. J. 168, 979-984, 2011.

12. N. Horzum, E. Boyaci, T.
Shahwan
, A.E. Eroglu, and M. Demir, Sorption efficiency of chitosan
nanofibers towards metal ions at low concentrations, Biomacromolecules, 11,
3301-3308, 2010.

13. T. Shahwan, C. Uzum, A. E. Eroglu, and I. Liberwirth, Synthesis
and characterization of bentonite/iron nanoparticles and its application as
adsorbent of cobalt ions, Appl. Clay Sci., 47, 257-262, 2010.

14. E. Boyaci, A. E. Eroglu, and T. Shahwan, Sorption of As(V) from
waters using chitosan and chitosan-immobilized sodium soilicate prior to atomic
spectrometric determination, Talanta, 80,
1452-1460, 2010.