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introduction

  • First name: Prof. Awni
  • Last name: Khatib
  • Display name: AWNI A. A. KHATIB
  • Country: Palestinian Territory, Occupied
  • Official website address: http://www.hebron.edu
  • Postal address: President, Hebron University, P.O. Box 40, Hebron, Palestine
  • Town: hebron
  • Home phone: 00972-2-2224847
  • Business phone: 00972-2-2212605
  • Mobile phone: 00972-598-133337
  • Fax number: 00972-2-2229303
  • Email address: awnik@hebron.edu

Contact information

  • Country: Palestinian Territory, Occupied
  • Official website address: http://www.hebron.edu
  • Postal address: President, Hebron University, P.O. Box 40, Hebron, Palestine
  • Town: hebron
  • Home phone: 00972-2-2224847
  • Business phone: 00972-2-2212605
  • Mobile phone: 00972-598-133337
  • Fax number: 00972-2-2229303
  • Email address: awnik@hebron.edu

Awards: (Details)

1.      Ryoichi Sasakama  Young Leaders Award, 1995, from Japan.   

 2.     Hisham Hijawi Foundation Award for Applied Research, 1999.           

Scholarship (Details)

1)  Fulbright Scholarship 1988-1989 ( Post doctoral)

2)  Senior Researcher scholarship DAAD  1991

3)  Senior Researcher scholarship DAAD   1995

4) Fulbright Scholarship 2007-2008 visiting professor

download Prof. Awni Khatib Cv as doc file

Khatib_CV_Final_2_(2).doc

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Papers & Resource

American JES env. Impact.pdf

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Argentine j. DLalanine.pdf

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Argentine j. Monit.of Cr[1].pdf

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Bulgarian J. of Agri.Sc.pdf

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Chemical Sp.CrReprint[1].pdf

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Chinese Chem Letters[1].pdf

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Degredation reprint.pdf

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envl pollution sorn Braz j.pdf

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J. of Chemial Research[1].pdf

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Korean J.Alanine new[1].pdf

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Research Letters cry.str.1.pdf

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southern Braz D,L 2008.pdf

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Transition Metal Chem[1].pdf

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Conferences and Seminars: (Details)

Some of the activities:

 1.      Presentation at the Environment, Health and Sustainable Development Conference, at Bibliotheca Alexandria. Sep. 11-16 2006.

 2.      Presentation at "Toward a Safe & Clean Environment TSCE 05" Al-Minia University Egypt - April 15-18/8/2005.

 3.      Presentation and represented Palestine at the Thirteenth Arab Chemists Conference at Kwait 28-29/11/2005.

4.      Coordinated the first National Health and Occupational Safety Conference in Palestine. Hebron University June 13-14 / 2005.

 5.      Presentation at the “Management of Hazardous Substances and Goods, Middle East Regional Workshop 28 Nov. – 9 Dec. 2004. At the Jordan University for Science and Technology

 6.      Presentation at the International Conference for the Total Environment (RETBE' 04) Alexandria –Egypt Dec 2004.

 7.      Coordinated the Occupational Health and Work Safety Workshop – Hebron University and Oslo University, April 27-28 /1998.

 8.      Palestinian European Academic Cooperation in Education (PEACE) Fellow; participated in the general assembly conferences and seminars in Jerusalem. 1991. Lou vane, Belgium, 1994, AnNajah; Nablus, 1996.

 9.      Represented Palestine at International Environmental Health Conference, Cairo, Egypt, Sep. 1993.

 10.  Environmental and water Negotiation conference and seminars held in Jerusalem, Feb. 22-26-1993.

 11.  Salzburg Seminar Fellow for the session “Energy in the Ninety's” April-May 1992.

 12.  Participated as a delegate for Palestine in the Euro-Arab dialogue for water and the Environment at The Hague, The Netherlands, November. 1992.

Other Professional Experiences: (Details)

1.      Founding member of EPRI (Environmental Protection and Research Institute).

 2.      Head of Delegation representing Hebron University to PEACE (Palestinian European Academic Coperation in Education).

3.      Advisor to the Palestinian Negotiating team (Water & the Environment) 1993-1995.

 4.      External examiner Ph. D. Chemistry Granada University – Spain.

 5.      Adviser and examiner Ph. Ds at the Faculty of Medicine – Oslo University (Epidemiology).

 6.      Adviser to  Ms. Students at Oslo University.

 7.      Member Palestinian center for Human rights.

Associations: (Details)

1- Palestinian Higher Education Council, member

 1.      American Chemical Society 1980.

 2.      UF Alumni Association 1985.

 3.      German Academic Exchange Selection Committee member 2000-Now

 5.  President, International Student Association, Utah State University (1978).

 6. Head of the University Academic Council.

 7. Alpha Epsilon Delta (International Premedical Honor Society)

 8. Member Board of Trustees and Head of Hebron University Council

 9. Member Board of Trustees of the Environmental Research Institute.

Interests (Details)

 

1.      Energy rich Nitrogen compounds (hydrazine and triazanium salts) with Prof. Harry H. Sisler.

 2.      Bio-inorganic and Metal complexes with professors Grand G.Smith & Micheal H.Engel.

 3.      Waste water treatment with National Research Center, Egypt; The water Authority, Jordan; Valodied University, Sp. Adopting anaerobic Bacteria for OMW in UASB technology.

 4.      Olive mill wastewater (OMW) anaerobic treatment with the Royal Scientific Society-Jordan and the IDRC-Canada.

 5.      With Wageningen University and Delft University- the Netherlands (Low cost eco-biological Methods for waste water treatment).

6.      With Oslo University, Faculty of Medicine; Norway. “Building competence in Epidemiology in Palestine”.

 7.      Air monitoring research with Arab Student Aid International (ASAI).

 8.      Anaerobic treatment station for Olive mill wastewater (OMW ) with USAID.

 

9.      Composting  for olive mills solid waste with  USAID

 10.  With Granada University -Spain in Academic training and exchange.

Education history (Details)

Qualification Attachments
Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry (PhD) at University of Florida - USA
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Master of Science in Chemistry (MS) at Utah State University -USA
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Bachelor of Science in Premedecine (BS) at Utah State University - USA
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Employment history (Details)

Position Attachments
President: Hebron University
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Fulbright Visiting Prof.: University of California
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1997-1999 Vice President for Academic Affairs.
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1995 Associate Professor, Hebron University
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1995-1997 Vice President for Planning and Development.
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1989-1995 Dean, Faculty of Science.
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1988-1989 Fulbright Visiting Scholar Oklahoma University
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1987-1989 Head, Chemistry Department.
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1986-1995 Assistant Professor, Hebron University.
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1986-1986 Assistant Professor of Inorganic Chemistry
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1986-1986 Assistant Professor of Inorganic Chemistry
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1978-1979 Teaching Assistant, Utah State University (USA).
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Certifications, accreditations and awards (Details)

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Ryoichi Sasakama Young Leaders Award, 1995, from Japan.
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Hisham Hijawi Foundation Award for Applied Research, 1999.
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Books and publications (Details)

Title Attachments
[[Bis(D-alaninato)diaqua]nickel(II) dihydrate: Preparation and crystal structure. Awni Khatib, Fathi Aqra, David Deamer, Allen Oliver, SouthernBrazilian Journal of Chemistry, 16(16), 23 (2008).
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Reducing the environmental impact of olive mill wastewater. Awni Khatib, Fathi Aqra et al, American. Journal of Environmental Sciences, 5(1), 1 (2009).
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Synthesis and x-ray crystallographic study of K[Ni(NH2CH3CHOO)3].3H2O. Awni Khatib, Fathi Aqra, David Deamer and Allen Oliver, Journal of Chemical Research.,2009(2), 98 (2009).
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Crystal structure of [bis(L-alaninato)diaqua]nickel(II) dihydrate. Awni Khatib, Fathi Aqra, David Deamer and Allen Oliver, Research Letters in Inorganic Chemistry, 2009(Q1), 1 (2009).
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The treatment of chromium tanning wastewater using natural marl. Maher Jabari, Fathi Aqra, Safa Shahin and Awni Khatib, Chemical Speciation and Bioavailability, 21(3), (2009).
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Synthesis and crystal structure of [bis(DL-alaninato)diaqua]nickel(II) dihydrate. Awni Khatib, Fathi Aqra, David Deamer and Allen Oliver, Journal of the Argentine Chemical Society, 97, (2009).
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Monitoring chromium content in tannery wastewater. Maher Jabari, Fathi Aqra, Safa Shahin and Awni Khatib, Journal of the Argentine Chemical Society, 97, (2009)
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Environmental pollution resulting from olive oil production in Palestine. Awni Khatib, Fathi Aqra et al, Southern Brazilian Journal of Chemistry, 17(17), (2009).
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Studies on crystals of D-, L- and DL-alaninato nickel(II) complexes. Awni Khatib, Fathi Aqra and David Deamer, Transition Metal Chemistry, 34, (2009).
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Nickel complexes of alanine having a preference for one chiral form over another upon crystallization. Awni Khatib and Fathi Aqra, Bulletin of the Korean Chemical Society, 30,(2009)
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The role of nickel(II) on homochirality of amino acids in living systems Awni Khatib and Fathi Aqra, Chinese Chemical Letters 21(2010) 113-116
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Nijem K I, Kristensen P, Khatib A, Bjertness. Application of different statistical methods to estimate relative risk for self-reported health complains among shoe factory workers exposed to organic solvents and plastic compounds. Norsk Epidemiologi 2005; 15 (1): 111-116.
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Nijem K I, Kristensen P, Khatib A, Takrori F, Bjertness. Prevalence of neuropsychiatric and mucous membrane irritation complaints among Palestinian shoe factory workers exposed to organic solvents and plastic compounds. Am J Industrial Med 2001; 40: 192-198.
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Nijem K I, Kristensen P, Thorud S, Khatib A, Takrori F, Bjertness E. Solvent exposure in shoe factories and workshops of Hebron City, West Bank. Int J Occup Environ Health 2001; 7: 182-188.
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Nijem K I, Kristensen P, Khatib A, Rabbá J, Takrori F, PhD, Bjertness E, PhD. Prevalence of Self-Reported Health Complaints among Shoe workshop Workers Exposed to Organic Solvents in Hebron City, West Bank: A Cross-Sectional Survey. Med Lav 2000; 91:206-216.
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Khatib, A.A. and Sisler, H.H. Synthesis of Dialkyltriazanium Chlorides through Chloramination Reaction of Dialklamines. J. Inorg. Chem. 1990, 29, 3161
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Khatib, A.A. and Sisler, H.H. Synthesis of Acetylhydrazines through Chloramination Reactions of Amides and Urethanes. J. Inorg. Chem. 1990, 29, 3309.
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Khatib, A.A. and Engel, M.H. Electronic Spectral Studies of Ni (II) Alanine Complexes. Inorganica Chimica Acta, 166(1989)273-277.
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Smith, G.G, Khatib, A.A. and Ready, G.S. Effect of Nickel (II) and Cobalt (III) and other Metal Ions on the Racemization of Free and Bound L-Alanine. J. Am. Chem.Soc,1983,105,293
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Khatib, A.A. The Effect of Ni (II) complexation on the Racemization Rates of Amino Acids. Evidence of Selectivity Binding to the D-Isomer. Thesis, Utah State University, Logan, Utah 1982.
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Solar Drying, practical methods for food preservation (Translated into Arabic), 1994, Hebron University Press.
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Storia del tempo” Awni Al-Khatib, giornale di Astronomia – anno IV. 2002 n.4.
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General Chemistry Text book, , 1st ed. 2005 Dandees Publishing Company,Hebron – Palestine
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Author of Chapter 20 "Environmentally sound Management of Hazardous Wastes" Localizing Rio International summit for the Environment Agenda 21 "
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General Chemistry Laboratory Manuals I&II, 1987, Hebron University Press
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Khatib, A.A. Studies of Chloramine Reactions in the Synthesis of Substituted Hydrazines and Triazanium Salts. Diss Abstr. Int. B 1986, 46(9), 3054.
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Khatib, A.A. Studies of Chloramine Reactions in the Synthesis of Substituted Hydrazines and Triazanium Salts. University Microfilms International, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, London, England 1985.
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Published as conference proceedings (Details)

1.      "Basic Monitoring Using UV/ Vis Spectrophotometer Analysis for Treatment of Tanneries Wastewater in Palestine" Awni Khatib, Safa Shaheen and Maher Al-Jabari. Presented to the conference Chemistry and the Environment at Yarmouk University – Irbid – Jordan Sep 2005.

 

2.      Olive oil production in Palestine, environmental concern. Awni Al-Khatib, Maher Al-Jabari, Hasan Sawalha, Nader Yaghi, and Yousef Sobih. Presented to the international Conference "Toward a Cleaner Environment" Al-Minia University Egypt 2005.

 

3.      Treating Chromium Tanning Wastewater using Natural Clay. Maher Al-Jabari, Safa Shaheen, and Awni Khatib. Accepted to the International Conference for the Total Environment (RETBE' 04) Alexandria –Egypt Dec 2004.

 

4.      "Analysis for chromium content in wastewater from leather industry". Maher Al-Jabari, Safa Shaheen, and Awni Khatib. Presented at the Hazardous Waste Conference' University of Science and Technology Jordan Nov. 2004.

 

5.      Characterization, Pre-treatment and Anaerobic treatment of Olive Mills Wastewater (OMW). Khatib A., Suboh Y., Sawalha H., Jabari M., Basheer S., Sabbah I. Yazbek A., Hayeek B., Musa M. presented to Water and the Environment conference in Amman – Jordan 2002.

 

6.      Reducing the environmental impact of olive mill wastewater in the Middle East region. Basheer S., Sabbah I., Yazbek A., Haj J., Saleeba A., Hayeek B., Musa M., Khatib A., Suboh Y., and Galil N. presented to the water conference in Turkey. 1999.

 

7.      Jules B. van Lier, Gatze Lettinga, Mohammad Shatanawi, Manar Fayyad, Fatma El-Gohary, Fayza Aly Nasr, Awni Khatib, Pedro Garica Encina, Fernando Fdz. Polanco.  “Low-cost Eco-biotechnological Methods for Domestic Wastewater Treatment, and Re- use.  Proceedings International Conference “Domestic Wastewater Treatment” Wagnengin-The Netherlands; March 5-8/1998

 

8.      Lettinga G., van Lier J., Shatanawi M., El-Gohary F. , Khatib A. , and Polanco Fdz. F; Environmental Protection and  Resource Conservation Using Integrated Decentralized Urban Sanitation Concept.  Proceedings, International Conference “Water in the Mediterranean”.  Istanbul (T), Nov., 25-29L 1997

 

9.      Issa Y, Kristensen P, Nijem K, Khatib A, Bjertness E. Exposure to Pesticides. An occupational exposure survey on exposure to pesticides among Farmers in Palestine. A study from Beit-Ummar village in Hebron governorate, Palestine. 1st Annual Students’ Scientific Conference. Global Health in the 21st Century: Challenges in Health Research. 12 May 2000, Bergen, Norway. (First prize presentation)

 

10.  Issa Y, Kristensen P, Khatib A, Bjertness E. Exposure to Pesticides among Farmers in Palestine. A study from Beit-Ummar village, Hebron-Palestine. 20th Anniversary Seminar. The University of Oslo’s Committee for North-South University Co-operation. Oslo, Norway. 15th December 1999.

 

11.  Nijem K I, Kristensen P, Khatib A, Bjertness E. Health Complaints among Shoe Factory Workers Exposed to Organic Solvents and Plastic Compounds in Hebron.A study from Hebron, Palestine. 20th Anniversary Seminar. The University of Oslo’s Committee for North-South University Co-operation. Oslo, Norway. 15th December 1999.

Research Annual Reports (Details)

1.      Purification and Re-use of Domestic Wastewater Using Low-cost Eco-Biotechnological Methods 1996 and 1997

2.      Wastewater From Olive Mills; Reducing Environmental impact 1998 and 1999

 3.      Building Competence in Epidemiology in Palestine 1997,98,99,2000,2001,2002

 4.      Reducing the Environmental Impact of Olive Mill Wastewater in the Middle East 2003/4/5 and 2006.

 5.      Olive Mills Database Manual 2004