Dean Assistant for Industrial Relations, Assistant Professor
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+962 6 4294444 Ext. 4412

Educational Background

Chemical Engineering, University of Twente, the Netherlands, 2007
Technical Design (Equivalent to PDEng), University of Twente, the Netherlands, 2002
Chemical Engineering, University of Jordan, Jordan, 1998
Research Interests
-  Bioenergy: development of sustainable energy and fuels from biomass and waste
-  Oil Shale production: investigating shale oil retorting, upgrading, and yield.

Selected Publications

2018 Samer Al-Gharabli, Eyad Hamad, Munib Saket, Ziad Abu El-Rub, Hassan Arafat, Wojciech Kujawski , Joanna Kujawa,"Advanced material - ordered nano-tubular ceramic membrane covalently capped with single wall carbon nanotubes",Materials 2018,11(5), 739, (Q1, 5-Year IF: 3.236),2018 [View]
2018 Samer Al-Gharabli, Wojciech Kujawski, Ziad Abu El-Rub, Eyad M. Hamad, Joanna Kujawa,"Enhancing membrane performance in removal of hazardous VOCs from water by modified fluorinated PVDF porous material",Journal of Membrane Science,556, 214-226, (Q1, five years IF: 5.983),2018 [View]
2017 Abu El-Rub, Z, Kähler, B, Al-Khatib, J,"University Industry Collaboration: A Case Study from the German Jordanian University", In: 3rd MENA Higher Education Leadership Forum,,Dubai, UAE,2017
2017 Taftanazi, Y, Neumann, H, Burger, D, Hagelstein, G, Abu El-Rub, Z, Gschwander, S,"Stability study of Phase Change Material between 100 °C and 200 °C",Paper presented at the the 8th Jordan International Chemical Engineering Conference,Amman, Jordan,2017
2016 bu El-Rub, Z., Bramer, E. A., Brem, G.,"Naphthalene Removal Experiments over a Fixed Bed of Biomass Char",Paper presented at the 5th Global Conference on Renewables and Energy Effficiency for Desert Regions (GCREEDER 2016), ,Amman, Jordan.,2016 [View]
2016 Abu El-Rub, Z., Brem, G., Bramer,E.A.,"Parameters affecting the removal of naphthalene over fixed biomass char bed",Venice 2016, Sixth International Symposium on Energy from Biomass and Waste, CISA, Venice, Italy,2016
2015 Abu El-Rub, Z., Bramer, E. A., Brem, G.,"Real Tar Removal over Fixed Bed of Biomass Char",Paper presented at the 23rd European Biomass Conference and Exhibition,Vienna, Austria.,2015
2015 Abu El-Rub, Z, Bramer, E.A, & Brem, G,"Single Char Particle Model for Naphthalene Reduction in a Biomass Gasification System",Biomass and Bioenergy,72, 19-27, (Q1, five years IF: 4.186 ),2015 [View]
2014 Abu El-Rub, Z., Bramer, E. A, Brem, G.,"Formulation of a Single Char Particle Model for naphthalene Removal in Biomass Gasification",Paper presented at the the 7th Jordan International Chemical Engineering (JIChE 07) Conference,Amman, Jordan.,2014
2014 Al-Gharabli, S, Abu El-Rub, Z, & Khanfar, M,"High Throughput Screening of Oil Content in Jordanian Oil Shale Using ATR-FTIR and Refractive Index Techniques",Paper Presented at the 7th Jordan International Chemical Engineering (JIChE 07) Conference,Amman, Jordan,2014
2008 Abu El-Rub, Z, Bramer, E, & Brem, G.,"Experimental Comparison of Biomass Chars with other Catalysts for Tar Reduction", Fuel,87(10–11), 2243-2252, (Q1, five years IF: 4.726 ),2008 [View]
2004 Abu El-Rub, Z., Bramer, E. A., Brem, G.,"Tar Reduction in Biomass Gasification Using Biomass Char as a Catalyst",Paper presented at the Proceeding of Conference and Technology Exhibition on Biomass for Energy, Industry and Climate Protection (2004, 30 Aug to 2 Sep),Rome,2004
2004 Abu El-Rub, Z, Bramer, E, & Brem, G,"A Review of Catalysts for Tar Elimination in Biomass Gasification Processes",Ind. Eng. Chem. Res,43, 6911-6919, (Q1, IF (2016): 2.843),2004 [View]
2004 Abu El-Rub, Z, Bramer, E, & Brem, G,"Modeling of Tar Reduction in Biomass Gasification Using Biomass Char as a Catalyst",Paper Presented at the Science in Thermal and Chemical Biomass Conversasion, (2004, 30 Aug to 2 Sep),Victoria, Vancouver Island, BC, Canada,2004
2003 Abu El-Rub, Z., Bramer, E. A., Brem, G.,"Tar Removal in Fixed Bed with Application to Biomass Gasification",Paper presented at the International Nordic Bioenergy 2003 Conference, Proceeding of an Expert Meeting, (2003, 2 September - 5 September),Jyvaskyla, Finland.,2003
2002 Abu El-Rub, Z., Bramer, E. A., Brem, G.,"Removal of Naphthalene as the Model Tar Compound on Calcined Dolomites, Olivine and Commercial Nickel Catalyst in a Fixed Bed Tubular Reactor",Paper presented at the 21th European Conference for Energy, Industry and Climate Protection (2002, 17-21 June), Amsterdam, The Netherlands,2002
2002 Abu El-Rub, Z, Bramer, E. A, Brem, G.,"Tar Removal in an Entrained Flow Cracker (EFC) with Application to Biomass Gasification",Paper presented at the Pyrolysis and Gasification of Biomass and Waste, (2002, 30 September - 1 October 2002),Strasbourg, France.,2002