Akram N Alshawabkeh


Affiliation: Northeastern University
Country: USA


  1. Nazari R, Rajić L, Ciblak A, Hernández S, Mousa I, Zhou W, et al. Immobilized palladium-catalyzed electro-Fenton's degradation of chlorobenzene in groundwater. Chemosphere. 2019;216:556-563 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, the rotating PVDF-PAA membrane with immobilized Pd-catalyst showed an effective and low maintenance option for employing Pd catalyst for water treatment. ..
  2. Lewis R, Cantonwine D, Anzalota Del Toro L, Calafat A, Valentin Blasini L, Davis M, et al. Distribution and determinants of urinary biomarkers of exposure to organophosphate insecticides in Puerto Rican pregnant women. Sci Total Environ. 2015;512-513:337-344 pubmed publisher
    ..Further research is needed to understand what aspects of the predictors identified influence OP insecticide exposure during pregnancy. ..
  3. Hojabri S, Rajić L, Alshawabkeh A. Transient reactive transport model for physico-chemical transformation by electrochemical reactive barriers. J Hazard Mater. 2018;358:171-177 pubmed publisher
    ..Ultimately, volumetric charge flow is introduced as a unique parameter characterizing the electroremediation reactor for operating purposes. ..
  4. Rajić L, Fallahpour N, Yuan S, Alshawabkeh A. Electrochemical transformation of trichloroethylene in aqueous solution by electrode polarity reversal. Water Res. 2014;67:267-75 pubmed publisher
    ..The optimized polarity reversal frequency (15 cycles h(-1) at 60 mA) enables two reaction zones formation where reduction/oxidation occurs at each electrode surface. ..
  5. Yu X, Ghasemizadeh R, PADILLA I, Irizarry C, Kaeli D, Alshawabkeh A. Spatiotemporal changes of CVOC concentrations in karst aquifers: analysis of three decades of data from Puerto Rico. Sci Total Environ. 2015;511:1-10 pubmed publisher
    ..Our analyses suggest that, besides the source conditions, karst characteristics (high heterogeneity, complex hydraulic and biochemical environment) are linked to the long-term spatiotemporal patterns of CVOCs in groundwater. ..
  6. Yu X, Ghasemizadeh R, PADILLA I, Meeker J, CORDERO J, Alshawabkeh A. Sociodemographic patterns of household water-use costs in Puerto Rico. Sci Total Environ. 2015;524-525:300-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The findings and discussions from this study will help decision makers to plan holistic and integrated water management to achieve water sustainability. ..
  7. Fallahpour N, Yuan S, Rajić L, Alshawabkeh A. Hydrodechlorination of TCE in a circulated electrolytic column at high flow rate. Chemosphere. 2016;144:59-64 pubmed publisher
    ..For potential field application, a cost-effective and sustainable in situ electrochemical process using a solar panel as power supply is being evaluated. ..
  8. Rajić L, Fallahpour N, Podlaha E, Alshawabkeh A. The influence of cathode material on electrochemical degradation of trichloroethylene in aqueous solution. Chemosphere. 2016;147:98-104 pubmed publisher
    ..The results indicate that the cathode material affects TCE removal rate while the Pd catalyst significantly enhances cathode activity to degrade TCE via HDC. ..