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Prof. Dr. Yasser El-Nahhal | Toxicology Awards | Best Faculty Award

Prof. Dr. Yasser El-Nahhal , The Islamic university Gaza , Palestine

Professor Dr. Yasser Zeedan El-Nahhal is a distinguished figure in the field of environmental chemistry and eco-toxicology of pesticides and agrochemicals. He currently serves at The Islamic University in Gaza, Palestine, where he has held the position of Full Professor in the Faculty of Science since July 2020. Dr. El-Nahhal earned his Ph.D. from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 1999, focusing on the development of stabilized and ecologically acceptable herbicide formulations for hot and sunny regions. His extensive postdoctoral research includes studies on pesticide adsorption, water management, and pesticide interactions at institutions such as Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel in Germany and Michigan State University in the USA. Dr. El-Nahhal’s scholarly contributions are widely recognized, as reflected in his citation index of 3223 and h-index of 31.

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🎓Education:

Dr. Yasser Zeedan El-Nahhal completed his Ph.D. at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 1999, focusing on the development of stabilized and ecologically acceptable herbicide formulations tailored for hot and sunny regions. His postdoctoral research spans several prestigious institutions: from 2003 to 2005 at Christian-Albrechts-Universität in Kiel, Germany, where he investigated the effects of various salts on pesticide adsorption; in 2000-2001 at Michigan State University, USA, studying pesticide interactions with modified montmorillonite; and in 1999 at the Center National de la Recherche Scientifique, UniversitĂŠ d´OrlĂŠans in France, focusing on water management strategies to prevent contamination of underground and surface water sources. These experiences have shaped Dr. El-Nahhal’s expertise in environmental chemistry and eco-toxicology of pesticides and agrochemicals, contributing significantly to his academic career and research contributions.

🏢Work Experience:

Since January 2015, Dr. Yasser Zeedan El-Nahhal has held the position of Associate Professor in the Faculty of Science at The Islamic University in Gaza, Palestine. His promotion to Full Professor in July 2020 marks a continuation of his academic leadership and dedication to advancing environmental chemistry and eco-toxicology of pesticides and agrochemicals. Throughout his tenure, Dr. El-Nahhal has been instrumental in fostering research excellence and contributing significantly to the academic community, further solidifying his reputation as a prominent scholar in his field.

🏆Awards and Recognitions:

Dr. Yasser Zeedan El-Nahhal’s scholarly impact is underscored by his impressive citation index of 3223, reflecting the extensive reach and influence of his research in the field of environmental chemistry and eco-toxicology of pesticides and agrochemicals. His h-index of 31 indicates the substantial number of highly cited publications he has authored or co-authored, highlighting his significant contributions to the academic literature. Additionally, his i10-index of 67 underscores the breadth of his work, as it represents the number of publications with at least 10 citations each. These metrics demonstrate Dr. El-Nahhal’s substantial academic footprint and recognition within his field, affirming his role as a leading authority and researcher at The Islamic University in Gaza, Palestine.

Publication Top Notes:

  • Microbial diversity of a heavily polluted microbial mat and its community changes following degradation of petroleum compounds
    • Authors: RMM Abed, NMD Safi, J Köster, D De Beer, Y El-Nahhal, J Rullkötter, …
    • Journal: Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 2002, 68(4), 1674-1683
    • Cited By: 350
  • Optimization of adsorption of hydrophobic herbicides on montmorillonite preadsorbed by monovalent organic cations: interaction between phenyl rings
    • Authors: S Nir, T Undabeytia, D Yaron-Marcovich, Y El-Nahhal, T Polubesova, …
    • Journal: Environmental Science & Technology, 2000, 34(7), 1269-1274
    • Cited By: 185
  • Leaching, phytotoxicity, and weed control of new formulations of alachlor
    • Authors: Y El-Nahhal, S Nir, T Polubesova, L Margulies, B Rubin
    • Journal: Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 1998, 46(8), 3305-3313
    • Cited By: 145
  • Adsorption of phenanthrene on organoclays from distilled and saline water
    • Authors: YZ El-Nahhal, JM Safi
    • Journal: Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2004, 269(2), 265-273
    • Cited By: 138
  • Pesticide residues in drinking water, their potential risk to human health and removal options
    • Authors: I El-Nahhal, Y El-Nahhal
    • Journal: Journal of Environmental Management, 2021, 299, 113611
    • Cited By: 129

 

 

Prof. Dr. Yasser El-Nahhal | Toxicology Awards | Best Faculty Award

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