No photo of Nidal Hilal

Nidal Hilal

Professor of Engineering and Director, Water Research Center

1994 …2020
If you made any changes in Pure, your changes will be visible here soon.

Research Output 1994 2020

Filter
Review article
2019

Can machine language and artificial intelligence revolutionize process automation for water treatment and desalination?

Al Aani, S., Bonny, T., Hasan, S. W. & Hilal, N., May 15 2019, In : Desalination. 458, p. 84-96 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

artificial intelligence
Desalination
Water treatment
automation
Artificial intelligence

Contemporary antibiofouling modifications of reverse osmosis desalination membrane: A review

Goh, P. S., Zulhairun, A. K., Ismail, A. F. & Hilal, N., Oct 15 2019, In : Desalination. 114072.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Biofouling
biofouling
Reverse osmosis
Desalination
Osmosis membranes

Forward osmosis research trends in desalination and wastewater treatment: A review of research trends over the past decade

Ang, W. L., Wahab Mohammad, A., Johnson, D. & Hilal, N., Oct 1 2019, In : Journal of Water Process Engineering. 31, 100886.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Osmosis
Population Growth
Desalination
Waste Water
osmosis

Functional materials in desalination: A review

Anis, S. F., Hashaikeh, R. & Hilal, N., Oct 15 2019, In : Desalination. 114077.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Functional materials
Desalination
desalination
Carbon Nanotubes
Graphite

Interactions between nanoparticles in nanosuspension

Kovalchuk, N. M., Johnson, D., Sobolev, V., Hilal, N. & Starov, V., Oct 1 2019, In : Advances in Colloid and Interface Science. 272, 102020.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Nanoparticles
nanoparticles
interactions
Volume fraction
Particle interactions

Mathematical and optimization modelling in desalination: State-of-the-art and future direction

Ahmed, F. E., Hashaikeh, R., Diabat, A. & Hilal, N., Nov 1 2019, In : Desalination. 469, 114092.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Desalination
desalination
modeling
Reverse osmosis
Fouling

Microfiltration membrane processes: A review of research trends over the past decade

Anis, S. F., Hashaikeh, R. & Hilal, N., Dec 1 2019, In : Journal of Water Process Engineering. 32, 100941.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Microfiltration
Population Growth
membrane
Membranes
Research

Nuclear desalination: A state-of-the-art review

Al-Othman, A., Darwish, N. N., Qasim, M., Tawalbeh, M., Darwish, N. A. & Hilal, N., May 1 2019, In : Desalination. 457, p. 39-61 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Desalination
desalination
Nuclear reactors
thermal power
fossil fuel

Reverse osmosis desalination: A state-of-the-art review

Qasim, M., Badrelzaman, M., Darwish, N. N., Darwish, N. A. & Hilal, N., Jun 1 2019, In : Desalination. 459, p. 59-104 46 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Reverse osmosis
Desalination
desalination
membrane
Membranes

Reverse osmosis pretreatment technologies and future trends: A comprehensive review

Anis, S. F., Hashaikeh, R. & Hilal, N., Feb 15 2019, In : Desalination. 452, p. 159-195 37 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Reverse osmosis
membrane
Membranes
Osmosis membranes
fouling

Solar powered desalination – Technology, energy and future outlook

Ahmed, F. E., Hashaikeh, R. & Hilal, N., Mar 1 2019, In : Desalination. 453, p. 54-76 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Desalination
desalination
Reverse osmosis
Solar energy
membrane
2018

Advances in forward osmosis membranes: Altering the sub-layer structure via recent fabrication and chemical modification approaches

Suwaileh, W. A., Johnson, D. J., Sarp, S. & Hilal, N., Jun 15 2018, In : Desalination. 436, p. 176-201 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Osmosis membranes
Chemical modification
osmosis
membrane
Membranes

Membrane separation as a pre-treatment process for oily saline water

Tawalbeh, M., Al Mojjly, A., Al-Othman, A. & Hilal, N., Dec 1 2018, In : Desalination. 447, p. 182-202 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Saline water
membrane
Membranes
Wastewater
wastewater

Osmotic's potential: An overview of draw solutes for forward osmosis

Johnson, D. J., Suwaileh, W. A., Mohammed, A. W. & Hilal, N., May 15 2018, In : Desalination. 434, p. 100-120 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Osmosis
osmosis
solute
Water
membrane

State of the art review on membrane surface characterisation: Visualisation, verification and quantification of membrane properties

Johnson, D. J., Oatley-Radcliffe, D. L. & Hilal, N., May 15 2018, In : Desalination. 434, p. 12-36 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

visualization
Visualization
membrane
Membranes
wettability

The use of ultrasound to mitigate membrane fouling in desalination and water treatment

Qasim, M., Darwish, N. N., Mhiyo, S., Darwish, N. A. & Hilal, N., Oct 1 2018, In : Desalination. 443, p. 143-164 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Membrane fouling
Desalination
Water treatment
fouling
desalination
2017

A review of efforts to reduce membrane fouling by control of feed spacer characteristics

Abid, H. S., Johnson, D. J., Hashaikeh, R. & Hilal, N., Jan 1 2017, In : Desalination. 420, p. 384-402 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Membrane fouling
Fouling
fouling
membrane
Membranes

Atomic force microscopy studies of bioprocess engineering surfaces – imaging, interactions and mechanical properties mediating bacterial adhesion

James, S. A., Hilal, N. & Wright, C. J., Jul 1 2017, In : Biotechnology Journal. 12, 7, 1600698.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Bacterial Adhesion
Atomic Force Microscopy
Biofilms
Surface Properties
Research

Biomimetic membranes: A critical review of recent progress

Giwa, A., Hasan, S. W., Yousuf, A., Chakraborty, S., Johnson, D. J. & Hilal, N., Jan 1 2017, In : Desalination. 420, p. 403-424 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Biomimetics
membrane
Membranes
Aquaporins
Desalination

Nanofiltration membranes and processes: A review of research trends over the past decade

Oatley-Radcliffe, D. L., Walters, M., Ainscough, T. J., Williams, P. M., Mohammad, A. W. & Hilal, N., Oct 1 2017, In : Journal of Water Process Engineering. 19, p. 164-171 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Nanofiltration membranes
Nanofiltration
Population Growth
membrane
Technology
2016

Electrically conductive polymeric membranes for fouling prevention and detection: A review

Ahmed, F., Lalia, B. S., Kochkodan, V., Hilal, N. & Hashaikeh, R., Aug 1 2016, In : Desalination. 391, p. 1-15 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Polymeric membranes
Fouling
fouling
membrane
Membranes

Nano-enabled membranes technology: Sustainable and revolutionary solutions for membrane desalination?

Goh, P. S., Ismail, A. F. & Hilal, N., Feb 15 2016, In : Desalination. 380, p. 100-104 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Membrane technology
Desalination
desalination
membrane
Membranes

Recent advances in the development of (bio)fouling resistant thin film composite membranes for desalination

Misdan, N., Ismail, A. F. & Hilal, N., Feb 15 2016, In : Desalination. 380, p. 105-111 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Biofouling
biofouling
Composite membranes
Desalination
desalination
2015

A comprehensive review on surface modified polymer membranes for biofouling mitigation

Kochkodan, V. & Hilal, N., Jan 5 2015, In : Desalination. 356, p. 187-207 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Biofouling
biofouling
Polymers
mitigation
polymer

A review on the applicability of integrated/hybrid membrane processes in water treatment and desalination plants

Ang, W. L., Mohammad, A. W., Hilal, N. & Leo, C. P., May 1 2015, In : Desalination. 363, p. 2-18 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Desalination
Water treatment
membrane
Membranes
Water treatment plants

Characterisation and quantification of membrane surface properties using atomic force microscopy: A comprehensive review

Johnson, D. & Hilal, N., Jan 5 2015, In : Desalination. 356, p. 149-164 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

atomic force microscopy
Surface properties
Atomic force microscopy
membrane
Membranes

Characterization methods of thin film composite nanofiltration membranes

Lau, W. J., Ismail, A. F., Goh, P. S., Hilal, N. & Ooi, B. S., Jan 1 2015, In : Separation and Purification Reviews. 44, 2, p. 135-156 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Nanofiltration membranes
Composite membranes
Thin films
Nanofiltration
Membranes

Membrane technology enhancement in oil-water separation. A review

Padaki, M., Surya Murali, R., Abdullah, M. S., Misdan, N., Moslehyani, A., Kassim, M. A., Hilal, N. & Ismail, A. F., Feb 2 2015, In : Desalination. 357, p. 197-207 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Membrane technology
Oils
membrane
Membranes
Water

Nanofiltration membranes review: Recent advances and future prospects

Mohammad, A. W., Teow, Y. H., Ang, W. L., Chung, Y. T., Oatley-Radcliffe, D. L. & Hilal, N., Jan 5 2015, In : Desalination. 356, p. 226-254 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Nanofiltration membranes
future prospect
membrane
Fouling
fouling

Thin film composite membrane - Recent development and future potential

Ismail, A. F., Padaki, M., Hilal, N., Matsuura, T. & Lau, W. J., Jan 5 2015, In : Desalination. 356, p. 140-148 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Composite membranes
membrane
Thin films
substrate
Substrates
2014

Application of Capacitive Deionisation in water desalination: A review

AlMarzooqi, F. A., Al Ghaferi, A. A., Saadat, I. & Hilal, N., Jun 2 2014, In : Desalination. 342, p. 3-15 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Desalination
electrode
desalination
Electrodes
Water

Polymeric membranes: Surface modification for minimizing (bio)colloidal fouling

Kochkodan, V., Johnson, D. J. & Hilal, N., Jan 1 2014, In : Advances in Colloid and Interface Science. 206, p. 116-140 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Polymeric membranes
fouling
Fouling
Surface treatment
membranes
2013

A review on membrane fabrication: Structure, properties and performance relationship

Lalia, B. S., Kochkodan, V., Hashaikeh, R. & Hilal, N., Oct 1 2013, In : Desalination. 326, p. 77-95 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

membrane
Membranes
Fabrication
Desalination
Surface properties

Hybrid ion exchange - Pressure driven membrane processes in water treatment: A review

Abdulgader, H. A., Kochkodan, V. & Hilal, N., Jul 3 2013, In : Separation and Purification Technology. 116, p. 253-264 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Water treatment
Reverse osmosis
Ion exchange
Membranes
Desalination

Polymeric membranes incorporated with metal/metal oxide nanoparticles: A comprehensive review

Ng, L. Y., Mohammad, A. W., Leo, C. P. & Hilal, N., Jan 2 2013, In : Desalination. 308, p. 15-33 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Polymeric membranes
Oxides
Metals
Nanoparticles
membrane
2012

Membrane distillation: A comprehensive review

Alkhudhiri, A., Darwish, N. & Hilal, N., Nov 15 2012, In : Desalination. 287, p. 2-18 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

distillation
Distillation
membrane
Membranes
food industry
2011

Boron removal from saline water: A comprehensive review

Hilal, N., Kim, G. J. & Somerfield, C., Jun 1 2011, In : Desalination. 273, 1, p. 23-35 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Boron
Saline water
boron
Osmosis membranes
Reverse osmosis

Coagulation with polymers for nanofiltration pre-treatment of highly concentrated dyes: A review

Zahrim, A. Y., Tizaoui, C. & Hilal, N., Jan 31 2011, In : Desalination. 266, 1-3, p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Nanofiltration
Coagulation
coagulation
Coagulants
dye
2009

Formation of stable clusters in colloidal suspensions

Kovalchuk, N., Starov, V., Langston, P. & Hilal, N., Mar 1 2009, In : Advances in Colloid and Interface Science. 147-148, C, p. 144-154 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Flocculation
Gelation
Coagulation
Colloids
colloids
2008

Kinetics of wetting and spreading by aqueous surfactant solutions

Lee, K. S., Ivanova, N., Starov, V. M., Hilal, N. & Dutschk, V., Dec 2 2008, In : Advances in Colloid and Interface Science. 144, 1-2, p. 54-65 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Surface-Active Agents
wetting
Wetting
Surface active agents
surfactants
2007

Interaction forces between colloidal particles in liquid: Theory and experiment

Liang, Y., Hilal, N., Langston, P. & Starov, V., Oct 31 2007, In : Advances in Colloid and Interface Science. 134-135, p. 151-166 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Liquids
liquids
Atomic force microscopy
Experiments
interactions
2006

A review of atomic force microscopy applied to cell interactions with membranes

Hilal, N., Bowen, W. R., Alkhatib, L. & Ogunbiyi, O., Jan 1 2006, In : Chemical Engineering Research and Design. 84, 4 A, p. 282-292 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Atomic force microscopy
Colloids
Membranes
Microscopes
Process engineering

Quantification of particle-bubble interactions using atomic force microscopy: A review

Johnson, D. J., Miles, N. J. & Hilal, N., Nov 30 2006, In : Advances in Colloid and Interface Science. 127, 2, p. 67-81 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Bubbles (in fluids)
Atomic force microscopy
bubbles
atomic force microscopy
Froth flotation
2004

A comprehensive review of nanofiltration membranes: Treatment, pretreatment, modelling, and atomic force microscopy

Hilal, N., Al-Zoubi, H., Darwish, N. A., Mohammad, A. W. & Abu Arabi, M., Nov 5 2004, In : Desalination. 170, 3, p. 281-308 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Nanofiltration membranes
atomic force microscopy
Atomic force microscopy
membrane
modeling

Optimal strategy for algae control in potable water treatment facilities

Hilal, N., Hankins, N., Cho, I. H. & Kim, C. G., Jan 1 2004, In : International Journal of Environmental Technology and Management. 4, 3, p. 236-252 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Algae control
Algae
Water treatment
Potable water
water treatment