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munther issa kandah
Chemical Engineering - Faculty Member

  • Ph.D. of Chemical Engineering from Mcgill University, 1997
  • Msc. of Chemical Engineering from Mcgill University, 1993
  • Bsc. of Chemical Engineering from Yarmouk University, 1987

    Patent
  • Munther I. Kandah, "Particle-free cathodic arc carbon ion source", US 6,261,421 B1, Jul 2001

  • Publications
  • Munther Issa Kandah and Jean-Luc Meunier , "Production of Carbon Nanotubes on Different Monel Substrates," Fluid Dynamics & Materials Processing, vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 231-236, 2008
  • Munther Issa Kandah, Mamdouh A. Allawzi and Hussein Allaboun , "Improvement of Manure Adsorption Capacity for Cobalt Removal by Chemical Treatment with Citric Acid," Journal of Civil Engineering (JJCE), vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 344-354, 2008
  • Naser Hamdi, Fahmi A. Abu Al-Rub, Munther Kandah, Hussein Allaboun and julie Hamdi, "Decontamination of Cu2+-tainted water through biosorption onto palm tree leaf particles," Journal of Civil Engineering (JJCE), vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 222-230, 2010
  • Munther Issa Kandah and Jean-Luc Meunier, "Production of Carbon Nanotubes-Nickel Composites on Different Graphite Substrates," Fluid Dynamics & Materials Processing, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 123-136, 2009
  • Munther Issa Kandah and Jean-Luc Meunier , "Removal of Nickel Ions from Water by Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes," Journal of Hazardous Materials, vol. 146, no. , pp. 283-288, 2007
  • Mamdouh Allawzi and Munther Issa Kandah, "Parametric Study of Biodiesel Production from Used Soybean Oil," European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology, vol. 110, no. 8, pp. 760-767, 2008
  • Jean-Luc, Sylvain Coulombe and Munther Kandah, "Erosion of carbon arc cathodes operating in the thermo-field electron emission mode," Plasma Sources Science Technology, vol. 16, no. , pp. 33-41, 2007
  • Munther Issa Kandah, Reyad Shawabkeh, and Mahmoud Ar'ef Al-Zboon , "Synthesis and characterization of activated carbon from asphalt," Applied Surface Science, vol. 253, no. , pp. 821-826, 2006
  • M. Tawalbeh, M. Allawzi, and M. Kandah, "Production of activated carbon from jojoba seed residue by chemical activation using a static bed reactor," Journal of Applied Sciences, vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 482-487, 2005
  • J.-L Meunier, M. Kandah, and M. Campbell, "Columnar diamond film coverage of vacuum arc erosion canyons on graphite," IEEE Transaction on Plasma Science, vol. 33, no. 2, pp. 238-239, 2005
  • Hasan Mousa, Munther Kandah and Fahmi Abu Al-Rub, "Removal of copper, lead and cadmium ions in a fluidized bed," Separartion Science and Technology, vol. 39, no. 8, pp. 1751-1760, 2004
  • Munther Issa Kandah , "Zinc and cadmium adsorption on low-grade phosphate," Sepration Purification and Technology, vol. 35, no. , pp. 61-70, 2004
  • J-L Meunier, M. Campbell, and M. Kandah , "Evidence of columnar diamond growth structures within cathode spot craters of vacuum arcs on carbon," Journal Physics D: Applied Physics, vol. 36, no. 24, pp. 3138-3143, 2003
  • Munther I Kandah Fahmi A. Abu Al-Rub, and Naser Al-Dabaybeh, "The aqueous adsorption of copper and cadmium ions onto sheep manure," Adsorption Science and Technology, vol. 21, no. 6, pp. 501-509, 2003
  • Fahmi A. Abu Al-Rub, Munther Kandah and Naser Al-Dabaybeh , "Competitive adsorption of nickel and cadmium on sheep manure wastes: experimental and prediction studies," Separation Science and Technololgy, vol. 38, no. 2, pp. 483-497, 2003
  • Munther Issa Kandah , "The potential use of low-grade phosphate rocks as adsorbent," Chemical Engineering Technololgy, vol. 25, no. 9, pp. 1-4, 2002
  • Munther Kandah, Fahmi A. Abu Al-Rub and Naser Al-Dabaybeh , "Competitive adsorption of copper-nickel and copper-cadmium binaries on sheep manure waste," Chemical Engineering and Technology, vol. 2, no. 8, pp. 237-243, 2002
  • Fahmi A. Abu Al-Rub, Munther Kandah and Naser Aldabaibeh, "Nickel removal from aqueous solutions using sheep manure wastes," Chemical Engineering and Technology, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 111-116, 2002
  • Zinc adsorption from aqueous solutions using disposal sheep manure waste (SMW), "Zinc adsorption from aqueous solutions using disposal sheep manure waste (SMW)," Chemical Engineering Journal, vol. 84, no. , pp. 543-549, 2001
  • Munther Kandah and J.-L. Meunier , "Vacuum arc cathode spot movement on various kinds of graphite cathodes,," Plasma Sources Science & Technology, vol. 5, no. , pp. 349-355, 1996
  • M.unther Kandah and J.-L. Meunier , "Erosion study on graphite cathodes using pulsed vacuum arcs," IEEE Transaction on Plasma Sciences, vol. 24, no. 2, pp. 523-527, 1996
  • Munther Kandah and J.-L. Meunier , "Study of microdroplet generation from vacuum arcs on graphite cathodes," M. Kandah and J.-L. Meunier, vol. 13, no. 5, pp. 2444-2450, 1995
  • ZaidĀ  Ahmad Al-Anbar, Munther Issa Kandah, Mohammad Al-Shannag, Zakaria Al-Qodah and Abdullah Abu-Shaqra, "Isobaric vapor liquid equilibria of binary system ethyl acetate + ethyl benzene + lithium bromide," J Therm Anal Calorim, vol. DOI 10.1007/s10973-012-2587-9, no. , pp. 0-0, 2012
  • Mohammad M. Fares, Fahmi A Abu Al-Rub, Munther Kandah and Hussein Allaboun, " Environmentally friendly copolymeric beads of Chlorella vulgaris and poly(methacrylamide) grafted aliginic acid di-block copolymers for biosorption of zinc ions," Polymer International, vol. 62, no. , pp. 1179-1186, 2013
  • A. Al-Otoom, M. Allawzi, A. Ajloni, 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. doi: 10.1063/1.4768544, pp. 0-0, 2012
  • Munther Issa Kandah , "Enhancement of Water Electrolyzer Efficiency," Journal of Energy Technologies and Policy, vol. 4, no. 11, pp. 0-0, 2014
  • 1. M. Kandah and J.-L. Meunier, "Thermal effects leading to particles emission from vacuum arcs on graphite cathodes," 44th Canadian Chem. Eng. Con, Oct 1994, pp. 0-0
  • 2. M. Kandah and J.-L. Meunier, "Vacuum arc movement on various graphite cathode ion sources for diamond-like films production," 12th Int. Conf. on Plasma Chemistry, Aug 1995, pp. 0-0
  • 3. M. Kandah and J.-L. Meunier, "Erosion study on graphite cathodes using pulsed vacuum arcs," 45th Canadian Chem. Eng. Conf, Oct 1995, pp. 0-0
  • M. Kandah, J.-L. Meunier and R. Gauvin, "Vacuum arc cathode spot characterization on graphite materials using field emission gun scanning electron microscopy (FEGSEM)," Microscopy and Microanalysis 97, May 1995, pp. 0-0
  • Munther I. Kandah, "Graphite surface characteristic effects on vacuum arc behavior in arc ion plating of diamond-like films," 9th. Can. Mat. Sci. Conf, Jun 1997, pp. 0-0
  • M. Kandah and J.-L. Meunier, "The benefits of using a steered arc in the continuous mode over graphite cathodes," XXIII International Conference on Phenomena in Ionized Gases (ICPIG), Jul 1997, pp. 0-0
  • M. Kandah and J.-L. Meunier, "Graphite porosity effects on low pressure cathode spot morphology," 13th. International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry (ISPC-13), Aug 1997, pp. 0-0
  • M. Kandah, "Corrosion and wear resistant coating," The Sixth Scientific Day of The Faculty of Engineering, May 1999, pp. 0-0
  • J.-L. Meunier, S. Coulombe and M. Kandah, "Predictions and observations of carbon liquid phase conditions in electric arc/cold cathode interaction," 50th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Montreal-Canada, Oct 2000, pp. 0-0
  • M. Kandah, "The sorption of zinc(II) on solid sheep manure waste," 51st Canadian Chem. Eng. Conf., Oct 2001, pp. 0-0
  • Hasan Mousa, Munther Kandah and Fahmi A. Abu Al-Rub, "Removal of copper using fluidized bed," Jordan International Chemical Engineering Conference IV, Sep 2002, pp. 0-0
  • M. Kandah, M. Campbell, J.-L. Meunier, and S. Coulombe, "Low pressure arcing on graphite: evidence of a columnar growth layer within the cathode spot," 29th IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science, May 2002, pp. 0-0
  • M. Kandah and J.-L. Meunier, "A novel particle-free cathodic arc carbon ion source," XVth International Conference on Gas Discharger and their Applications, Sep 2004, pp. 0-0
  • M. Kandah, J.-L. Meunier, "Production of Carbon Nanotubes on Different Monel Substrates," The Third International Conference on Thermal Engineering: Theory and Applications, May 2007, pp. 0-0
  • Mamdouh Allawzi, Awni Al-Otoom, Abdulaziz Ajlouni, Fahmi Abu Al-Rub and Munther Kandah, "Biodiesel Production from Waste Soybean Oil using Jordanian Oil Shale Ash," 1st International Nuclear and Renewable Energy Conference (INREC10), Mar 2010, pp. 0-0
  • Munther I. Kandah, Fahmi A. Abu Al-Rub, Lucy Bawarish, Mira Bawarish, Hiba Al- Tamimi, Reem Khalil and Raja'a Sa,ada, "Adsorption Of Cadmium Onto Activated And Non-Activated Date Pits," ICEST 2010: International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, Feb 2010, pp. 0-0
  • Mohammad Tawalbeh, Mamdoh Al- Lawzi and Munther Kandah , Production of activated carbon from jojoba residue and evaluation , , 2000
  • Thaker Al-Momani,Osamah Haddad and Munther Kandah , Numerical solutions of laminar forced convection in an annulus, , 2001
  • Naser Mansour Al-Dabaybeh, Munther Kandah and Fahmi Abu Al-rub , Evaluation of animal solid waste (manure) as a new , , 2001
  • Mahmmoud Ar'ef Al-Zboon, Munther Kandah and Reyad Shawabkeh , Production of activated carbon from asphalt by chemical activation, , 2005
  • Mohannd Ali Al-Azzeh, Munther Kandah and Khalil Ereifej, Utilization of coffee waste as a source of phenolic compounds, heavy metals adsorbent and energy source, , 2005
  • "Extracting oil from used auto tires at low temperature after chemical treatment", Waste Management
  • "Production of Biodegradable Bioplastics Filled with Jordanian Olive Tree Leaves", Chemical Engineering & Technology
  • Head of Department, Chemical Engineering, Sep 2015 - Sep 2017
  • Head of Department, Chemical Engineering, Sep 2009 - Aug 2011
  • Deputy Director , Consultative Center For Science And Technology, Sep 2004 - Sep 2005
  • Assistant Director, Consultative Center For Science And Technology, Sep 2001 - Sep 2005
  • Faculty Member, Chemical Engineering, Sep 1998 - Present
  • Full-time Lecturer, Chemical Engineering, Sep 1997 - Sep 1998
  • Professor, Al-Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud Islamic University , Saudi Arabia, Sep 2013- Sep 2014
  • Visiting Researcher, McGill University, Thermal Plasma Technology Center (CRTP), Canada, Sep 2005- Sep 2006
  • Military Service, Jordanian Army, Jordan, Mar 1988- Mar 1990
  • ADV. TRANSPORT PHENOMENA
  • CHEMICAL ENGIN. ECONOMICS
  • CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES
  • CHEMICAL MEASUREMENTS & TESTING LAB
  • CHEMICAL REACTION ENGINEERING (1)
  • COMMUNICATION SKILLS FOR ENGINEERS
  • CORROSION ENGINEERING
  • ENGINEERING ECONOMIC
  • ENGINEERING ECONOMICS & INDUSTRIAL MANAGEMENT
  • ENGINEERING ECONOMY
  • ENGINEERING PRACTICE
  • ENGINEERING THERMODYNAMICS
  • FLUID MECHANICS FOR CHEMICAL ENGINEERS
  • FLUID MECHANICS LAB
  • HEAT & MASS TRANSFER LAB
  • HEAT& MASS TRANSFER LAB
  • MATERIALS SCIENCE
  • MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
  • PROFESSIONAL ETHICS FOR ENGINEERS
  • SEMINAR
  • SPECIAL TOPICS
  • SPECIAL TOPICS C
  • SPECIAL TOPICS IN DESIGN OR PRODUCTION
  • SPECIAL TOPICS IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
  • THERMODY NAMICS
  • THERMODYNAMICS
  • Heat Transfer Lab
  • Chemical Engineering Fundamental
  • Petroleum Lab
  • Advanced Transport Phenomena
  • Chemical Process Industries
    Technical Paper Reviews
  • The Jordan International Chemical Engineering Conference, Conference, Jordan
  • Plasma Sources Science & Technology , Journal
  • Journal of Agricultural & Food Chemistry, Journal
  • Separation and Purification Technology, Journal
  • Enzyme and Microbial Technology, Journal
  • Separation Science and Technology, Journal
  • Journal of the Chinese Institute of Chemical Engineers, Journal
  • Chemical Engineering Journal, Journal
  • World Journal of Chemical Engineering (WJChE), Journal
  • Journal of Hazardous Materials, Journal
  • Journal of cleaner production, Journal
  • CLEAN - Soil, Air, Water Journal, Journal
    Conference Duties
  • The Jordan International Chemical Engineering Conference, Jordan, Track Co-Chair
    Professional Memberships
  • Member in the Jordan Engineers Association, 1987
  • Member in the National Industry Support Commission (NISC), 2003, 1