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awni yousef al-otoom
Chemical Engineering - Faculty Member

  • Ph.D. of Chemical Engineering from University of Newcastle, 2001
  • Bsc. of Chemical Engineering from Jordan University of Science and Technology, 1997

    Book
  • Coeditor; Awni Al-Otoom and Mohammad Al-Harahsheh, Minerals processing & Beneficiation, , 2009

  • Publications
  • A Al-Harahsheh, M Al-Harahsheh, A Al-Otoom, M Allawzi, "Effect of demineralization of El-lajjun Jordanian oil shale on oil yield," Fuel Processing Technology, vol. 90, no. 6, pp. 818-824, 2009
  • Awni Y. Al-Otoom, "Determination of the dosimetric characteristics of InterSource125 Iodine brachytherapy source," Applied Radiation and Isotopes, vol. 56, no. 4, pp. 589-599, 2002
  • A. Y. Al-Otoom, "Prediction of the collection efficiency, the porosity, and the pressure drop across filter cakes in particulate air filtration," Atmospheric Environment, vol. 39, no. 1, pp. 51-57, 2005
  • Awni Y. Al-Otoom, "Utilization of oil shale in the production of Portland clinker," Cement and Concrete Composites, vol. 28, no. 1, pp. 3-11, 2006
  • A Al-Harahsheh, AY Al-Otoom, RA Shawabkeh, "Sulfur distribution in the oil fractions obtained by thermal cracking of Jordanian El-Lajjun oil Shale," Energy, vol. 30, no. 15, pp. 2784-2795, 2005
  • A Al-Harahsheh, AY Al-Otoom, RA Shawabkeh, "Copper and zinc sorption by treated oil shale ash," Separation and Purification Technology, vol. 40, no. 3, pp. 251-257, 2004
  • AY Al-Otoom, GW Bryant, LK Elliott, BJ Skrifvars, M Hupa, TF Wall   , "Experimental options for determining the temperature for the onset of sintering of coal as," Energy and Fuels, vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 227-233, 2000
  • AY Al-Otoom, LK Elliott, TF Wall, B Moghtaderi, "Measurements of the sintering kinetics of coal ash," Energy & Fuel, vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 994-1001, 2000
  • A Al-Khlaifat, A Al-Otoom, "Modeling of Reduced Water Flow through Concrete Caused by Crystallization Technology," Journal of Porous Media, vol. 9, no. 8, pp. 723-730, 2006
  • A Al-Otoom, A Al-Khlaifa, A Shawaqfeh, "Crystallization Technology for Reducing Water Permeability into Concrete," Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, vol. 46, no. 1, pp. 5463-5467, 2007
  • AS Meigooni, SA Dini, K Sowards, JL Hayes, A Al-Otoom, "Experimental Determination of the TG43 Dosimetric characterstics of the EchoSeed Model 6733 I125 brachytherapy source," Medical Physics, vol. 29, no. 1, pp. 939-942, 2002
  • AY Al-Otoom, RA Shawabkeh, AM Al-Harahsheh, AT Shawaqfeh, "The chemistry of minerals obtained from the combustion of Jordanian oil shale," Energy, vol. 30, no. 5, pp. 611-619, 2004
  • A Y Al-Otoom, "An investigation into beneficiation of Jordanian el-lajjun oil shale by froth floatation," Oil Shale, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 247-253, 2008
  • Awni Y. Al-Otoom, "Energy requirements for the utilisation of oil shale in production of Portland clinker," Oil Shale, vol. 25, no. 3, pp. 301-309, 2008
  • R Shawabkeh, A Al-Harahsheh, A Al-Otoom, "Production of zeolite from Jordanian oil shale ash and application of zinc removal from waste water," Oil Shale, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 125-136, 2004
  • A Al-Otoom, M Allawzi, AM Al-Harahsheh, M Al-Harahsheh, R Al-Ghbari,, "A parametric study on the factors affecting the froth floatation of Jordanian tar sand utilizing a fluidized bed floatator," Energy, vol. 34, no. 9, pp. 1310-1314, 2009
  • AY Al-Otoom, LK Elliott, B Moghtaderi, TF Wall, "The sintering temperature of ash, agglomeration, and defluidisation in a bench scale PFBC," Fuel, vol. 84, no. 1, pp. 109-114, 2005
  • Mamdouh Allawzi, Awni Al-Otoom, Hussein Allaboun, Abdulaziz Ajlouni and Fatima Al Nseirat, "CO2 Supercritical Fluid Extraction of Jordanian Oil Shale Utilizing Different Co-Solvents," Fuel Processing Technology, vol. 92, no. 10, pp. 2016-2023, 2011
  • Awni Al-Otoom, Mamdouh Allawzi, Naser Al-Omari, Emad Al-Hsienat, "Bitumen recovery from Jordanian oil sand by froth flotation using petroleum cycles oil cuts," Energy, vol. 35, no. , pp. 4217-4225, 2010
  • Awni Y. Al-Otoom,Yoshihiko Ninomiya, Behdad Moghtaderi,and Terry F. Wall, "Coal Ash Buildup on Ceramic Filters in a Hot Gas Filtration System," Energy & Fuels, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 316-320, 2003
  • Awni Y. Al-Otoom, "Supercritical Fluid Extraction of Uncrushed Jordanian Olives," Advances in Chemical Engineering Science, vol. 2, no. , pp. 413-421, 2012
  • Awni Al-Otoom , Mohammad Al-Harahsheh , Mamdouh Allawzi , Sam Kingman, John Robinson , Adnan Al-Harahsheh , Abdurrahman Saeid  , "Physical and thermal properties of Jordanian tar sand," Fuel Processing Technology, vol. 106, no. , pp. 174-180, 2012
  • Adnan Al-Harahsheha, Awni Al-Otoom, Mohammad Al-Harahshehd, Mamdouh Allawzi, Rida Al-Adamatb, Mohammed Al-Farajat , Omar Al-Ayede , "The Leachability Propensity of El-Lajjun Jordanian Oil Shale Ash," Jordan Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 29-23, 2012
  • A. Al-Otoom,   M. Allawzi,  A. Ajlouni, F. Abu-Alrub,  and M. Kandah , "The Use of Oil Shale Ash in the Production of Biodiesel From Waste Vegetable Oil," Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, vol. 4, no. , pp. 631231-6312310, 2012
  • AWNI AL-OTOOM, MOHAMMAD AL-HARAHSHEH,  MARWAN BATIHA , "SINTERING OF JORDANIAN OIL SHALE UNDER SIMILAR CONDITIONS OF FLUIDIZED BED COMBUSTION SYSTEMS.," , vol. 31, no. 1, pp. 54-65, 2014
  • Sameer Al-Asheh, Mamdouh Allawzi, Awni Al-Otoom, Hussein Allaboun, Amani Al-Zoubi  , "Supercritical fluid extraction of useful compounds from sage ," Natural Science , vol. 4, no. 8, pp. 544-5551, 2012
  • , "Extraction of oil from uncrushed olives using supercritical fluid extraction method," The Journal of Supercritical Fluids, vol. 95, no. , pp. 512-518, 2014
  • Azzam M.O.J., Al-Ghazawi Z., Al-Otoom A., "Incorporation of Jordanian oil shale in hot mix asphalt," Journal of Cleaner Production, vol. 112, no. , pp. 2259-2277, 2016
  • Al-Harahsheh M., Al-Otoom A., Al-Makhadmah L., Hamilton I.E., Kingman S., Al-Asheh S., Hararah M., "Pyrolysis of poly(vinyl chloride) and-electric arc furnacedust mixtures," Journal of Hazardous Materials, vol. 299, no. , pp. 425-436, 2015
  • Al-Otoom A.Y., Tamimi A.I., Abandeh S.Z., "Effect of solar area concentration ratio on performance of a conventional solar still with air humidification-dehumidification," Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, vol. 7, no. 5, pp. -, 2015
  • Al-Otoom A., ?bu Al-Rub F., Mousa H., Shadeed M., "Semicontinuous solar drying of sludge from a waste water treatment plant," Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. -, 2015
  • Al-Otoom A., Al-Harahsheh M., Batiha M., "Sintering of Jordanian oil shale under similar conditions of fluidized bed combustion systems," Oil Shale, vol. 31, no. 1, pp. 54-65, 2014
  • Al-Otoom A., Al-Asheh S., Allawzi M., Mahshi K., Alzenati N., Banat B., Alnimr B., "Extraction of oil from uncrushed olives using supercritical fluid extraction method," Journal of Supercritical Fluids, vol. 95, no. , pp. 512-518, 2014
  • Al-Otoom A., Al-Harahsheh M., Allawzi M., Kingman S., Robinson J., Al-Harahsheh A., Saeid A., "Physical and thermal properties of Jordanian tar sand," Fuel Processing Technology, vol. 106, no. , pp. 174-180, 2013
  • Al-Otoom A., Allawzi M., Ajlouni A., Abu-Alrub F., Kandah M., "The use of oil shale ash in the production of biodiesel from waste vegetable oil," Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, vol. 4, no. 6, pp. -, 2012
  • Allaboun H., Allawzi M., Al-Otoom A., Abu Al-Rub F.A., "Effect of particle size on the alkaline leaching behavior of low grade uranium ore," 11th International Multidisciplinary Scientific Geoconference and EXPO - Modern Management of Mine Producing, Geology and Environmental Protection, SGEM 2011, vol. 1, no. , pp. 1131-1138, 2011
  • Allawzi M., Al-Otoom A., Allaboun H., Ajlouni A., Al Nseirat F., "CO2 supercritical fluid extraction of Jordanian oil shale utilizing different co-solvents," Fuel Processing Technology, vol. 92, no. 10, pp. 2016-2023, 2011
  • Al-Otoom A., Allawzi M., Al-Omari N., Al-Hsienat E., "Bitumen recovery from Jordanian oil sand by froth flotation using petroleum cycles oil cuts," Energy, vol. 35, no. 10, pp. 4217-4225, 2010
  • Al-Otoom A., Allawzi M., Al-Harahsheh A.M., Al-Harahsheh M., Al-Ghbari R., Al-Ghazo R., Al-Saifi H., "A parametric study on the factors affecting the froth floatation of Jordanian tar sand utilizing a fluidized bed floatator," Energy, vol. 34, no. 9, pp. 1310-1314, 2009
  • Al-Harahsheh A., Al-Harahsheh M., Al-Otoom A., Allawzi M., "Effect of demineralization of El-lajjun Jordanian oil shale on oil yield," Fuel Processing Technology, vol. 90, no. 6, pp. 818-824, 2009
  • Allaboun H., Al-Otoom A.Y., "Energy requirements of using oil shale in the production of ordinary Portland Clinker," Oil Shale, vol. 25, no. 3, pp. 301-309, 2008
  • Al-Otoom A.Y., "An investigation into beneficiation of Jordanian El-Lajjun oil shale by froth floatation," Oil Shale, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 247-253, 2008
  • Al-Otoom A., Al-Khlaifa A., Shawaqfeh A., "Crystallization technology for reducing water permeability into concrete," Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, vol. 46, no. 16, pp. 5463-5467, 2007
  • Al-Khlaifat A., Al-Otoom A., "Modeling of reduced water flow through concrete caused by crystallization technology," Journal of Porous Media, vol. 9, no. 8, pp. 723-730, 2006
  • Al-Otoom A.Y., "A thermodynamics study on the utilization of Jordanian oil shale in the cement industry," Oil Shale, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 37-49, 2006
  • Al-Otoom A.Y., "Utilization of oil shale in the production of Portland clinker," Cement and Concrete Composites, vol. 28, no. 1, pp. 3-11, 2006
  • Al-Harahsheh A., Al-Otoom A.Y., Shawabkeh R.A., "Sulfur distribution in the oil fractions obtained by thermal cracking of Jordanian El-Lajjun oil Shale," Energy, vol. 30, no. 15, pp. 2784-2795, 2005
  • Harrison R.M., Al-Otoom A.Y., "Comments on "Prediction of the collection efficiency, the porosity, and the pressure drop across filter cakes in particulate air filtration," Atmospheric Environment, vol. 39, no. 32, pp. 6012-6013, 2005
  • Al-Otoom A.Y., Shawabkeh R.A., Al-Harahsheh A.M., Shawaqfeh A.T., "The chemistry of minerals obtained from the combustion of Jordanian oil shale," Energy, vol. 30, no. 5, pp. 611-619, 2005
  • Al-Otoom A.Y., Elliott L.K., Moghtaderi B., Wall T.F., "The sintering temperature of ash, agglomeration, and defluidisation in a bench scale PFBC," Fuel, vol. 84, no. 1, pp. 109-114, 2005
  • Al-Otoom A.Y., "Prediction of the collection efficiency, the porosity, and the pressure drop across filter cakes in particulate air filtration," Atmospheric Environment, vol. 39, no. 1, pp. 51-57, 2005
  • Shawabkeh R., Al-Harahsheh A., Al-Otoom A., "Copper and zinc sorption by treated oil shale ash," Separation and Purification Technology, vol. 40, no. 3, pp. 251-257, 2004
  • Shawabkeh R., Al-Harahsheh A., Al-Otoom A., "Production of zeolite from Jordanian oil shale ash and application for zinc removal from wastewater," Oil Shale, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 125-136, 2004
  • Al-Otoom A.Y., Ninomiya Y., Moghtaderi B., Wall T.F., "Coal ash buildup on ceramic filters in a hot gas filtration system," Energy and Fuels, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 316-320, 2003
  • Meigooni A.S., Dini S.A., Sowards K., Hayes J.L., Al-Otoom A., "Experimental determination of the TG-43 dosimetric characteristics of Echoseed? model 6733 125I brachytherapy source," Medical Physics, vol. 29, no. 6, pp. 939-942, 2002
  • Meigooni A.S., Yoe-Sein M.M., Al-Otoom A.Y., Sowards K.T., "Determination of the dosimetric characteristics of InterSource125 Iodine brachytherapy source," Applied Radiation and Isotopes, vol. 56, no. 4, pp. 589-599, 2002
  • Al-Otoom A.Y., Elliott L.K., Wall T.F., Moghtaderi B., "Measurement of the sintering kinetics of coal ash," Energy and Fuels, vol. 14, no. 5, pp. 994-1001, 2000
  • Al-Otoom A.Y., Bryant G.W., Elliott L.K., Skrifvars B.J., Hupa M., Wall T.F., "Experimental options for determining the temperature for the onset of sintering of coal ash," Energy and Fuels, vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 227-233, 2000
  • Sameer Al-Asheh, Awni Al-Otoom, Hussien Allabun, Amani Al-Zoubi, "Supercritical fluid extraction of useful compounds from sage," Natural science, vol. 4, no. 8, pp. 544-521, 2012
  • Adnan Al-Harahsheh, Awni Al-Otoom, Mohammad Al-Harahshehd, Mamdouh Allawzi, Rida Al-Adamat, Mohammed Al-Farajat , Omar Al-Ayed , "The Leachability Propensity of El-Lajjun Jordanian Oil Shale Ash," Jordan Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences , vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 29-34, 2012
  • Allaboun, H.,Allawzi, M.,Al-Otoom, A.,Abu Al-Rub, F.A. , "Effect of particle size on the alkaline leaching behavior of low grade uranium ore ," International Multidisciplinary Scientific Geoconference, SGEM 2011, 2011, pp. 0-0
  • Allawzi M., Al-Otoom A., Ajlouni A., Abu-Alrub F., Qandah M., "Biodiesel production from waste soybean oil using Jordanian oil shale ash," 2010 1st International Nuclear and Renewable Energy Conference, INREC'10, Jordan, 2010, pp. 5462594-
  • Awni Al-Otoom, "The minerals of Jordanian oil shale: Characterization and beneficiation," nternational Workshop on Minerals Processing and Beneficiation, Johanseburg, South Africa, 2012, pp. -
  • Allaboun, H, Allawzi, M, Al-Otoom, A, Abu Al-Rub, F.A., "Effect of particle size on the alkaline leaching behavior of low grade uranium ore," International Multidisciplinary Scientific Geoconference and EXPO, SGEM 2011, Varna; Bulgaria, 2011, pp. 1131-1138
  • "EFFECT OF SOLAR AREA CONCENTRATION RATIO ON PERFORMANCE OF A CONVENTIONAL SOLAR STILL WITH AIR HUMIDIFICATION-DEHUMIDIFICATION", Renewable & Sustainable Energy
  • "Experimental investigation of a solar desalination with humidification-dehumidification using a rotating surface", Desalination and Water Treatment
  • "Extracting oil from used auto tires at low temperature after chemical treatment", Waste Management
  • "Incorporation of Jordanian oil shale in hot mix asphalt", Cleaner Production
  • "Pyrolysis kinetics of Tetrabromobisphenol A (TBBPA) and Electric Arc Furnace Dust Mixtures", Thermochimica Acta
  • "Pyrolysis of Poly(vinyl chloride) and ? electric arc furnacedust mixtures", Hazardous Materials
  • "Semicontinuous solar drying of sludge from a waste water treatment plant", Renewable & Sustainable Energy
  • "Thermal Analysis on the Pyrolysis of Tetrabromobisphenol A and Electric Arc Furnace Dust Mixtures", Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B
  • "Treatments of electric arc furnace dust and halogenated plastic wastes: A review", JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
  • Dean , Deanship Of Students Affairs, Sep 2017 - Sep 2018
  • Vice Dean, Vice dean, Sep 2016 - Sep 2017
  • Head of the Center, Energy Research Center, Sep 2012 - Sep 2013
  • Faculty Member, Chemical Engineering, Feb 2007 - Present
  • Inspector - Senior Industry Officer, Organisation for the Prohibition of chemical Weapons, World Wide, Feb 2009- Jul 2011
  • Project & Plant Manager, Int. Chem-Crete Co., Solvania, Feb 2005- Feb 2007
  • Assistant Professor, University of Mutah, Jordan, Feb 2003- Feb 2005
  • Project & Plant Manager, Int. Chem -Crete Co., Saudi Arabia, Feb 2001- Feb 2003
  • CHEMICAL REACTION ENGINEERING (2)
  • CHEMICAL REACTION ENGINEERING II
  • CHEMICAL REACTOR DESIGN
  • COMPUTER APPLICATIONS LAB FOR CHEMICAL ENGINEERS
  • ENERGY AND ANALYSIS OF FOSSIL FUELS
  • ENERGY MANAGEMENT
  • ENGINEERING PRACTICE
  • FLUID MECHANICS LAB
  • FUNDAMENTALS OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
  • HEAT TRANSFER
  • HEAT TRANSFER LABORATORY
  • HEAT& MASS TRANSFER LAB
  • PETROLEUM REFINERY ENGINEERING
  • PLANT DESIGN TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION
  • PROFESSIONAL ETHICS FOR ENGINEERS
  • RENEWABLE ENERGY
  • SEMINAR
  • SPECIAL TOPICS A
  • THERMODYNAMICS
  • UNIT OPERATIONS LAB
  • Fluid Mechanics for Chemical Engineers
  • Principles of chemical engineering