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mousa khaled abu arabi
Chemical Engineering - Faculty Member

  • Ph.D. of Chemical Engineering from Oklahoma State University, 1988
  • Msc. of Chemical Engineering from New Mexico State University, 1985
  • Bsc. of Chemical Engineering from Oklahoma State University, 1983

    Publications
  • N. Ghaffoura, V. K. Reddy, M. K. Abu-Arabi, "Technology development and application of solar energy in desalination: MEDRC contribution," Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, vol. 15, no. , pp. 4410-4415, 2011
  • Hasan Mousa, M. K. Abu Arabi, Manar Al-Naerat, Remah Al-Bakkar, Yasmeen Ammera, and Amira Khattab, "Solar Desalination by Indirect heating," Int. J. of Sustainable Water & Environmental Systems, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 29-32, 2010
  • Hasan Mousa, M. K. Abu-Arabi, "Theoretical Study of Water Desalination by a Falling Film Solar Unit," Desalination and Water Treatment, vol. , no. , pp. 331-336, 2009
  • M. K. Abu-Arabi, Hasan Mousa and Rania Abdelrahman, "Solar Desalination Unit with Falling Film," Desalination and Water Treatment, vol. 3, no. , pp. 58-63, 2009
  • Hilal N., Al-Abri, M., Al-Hinai, H. and M. Abu Arabi, "Characterization and Retention of NF Membranes Using PEG, HS and Polyelectrolytes," Desalination, vol. 221, no. , pp. 284-293, 2008
  • M. K. Abu-Arabi, M. Allawzi, and A. S. Al-Zoubi, "Adsorption of Phenol from Aqueous Solutions on Jojoba Nuts Residues," Chem. Eng. Technol., vol. 30, no. 4, pp. 1-9, 2007
  • M. K. Abu-Arabi, S. A. Abdul-Wahab, "Experimental Study of Desiccant Regeneration in a Structured Packed Tower," Separation Science and Technology, vol. , no. , pp. -, 2006
  • M. Allawzi, M. K. Abu-Arabi, F. A. Al-Taher, "Parametric study on batch leaching process of jojoba oil," European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology, vol. 107, no. 7-8, pp. 469-475, 2005
  • M. K. Abu-Arabi, Yousef H. Zurigat, "Year-Round Comparative Study of Three Types of Solar Desalination Units," Desalination, vol. 172, no. 2, pp. 137-143, 2005
  • Hilal N., Al-Zoubi, H., Darwish, N. A., Mohammed, A. W. and M. K. Abu Arabi, "A comprehensive review of nanofiltration membranes: treatment, pre-treatment, modelling, and atomic force microscopy," Desalination, vol. 170, no. , pp. 281-308, 2004
  • S. A. Abdul-Wahab, M. K. Abu-Arabi, Y. H. Zurigat, "Effect of structured packing density on performance of air dehumidifier," Energy Conversion and Management, vol. 45, no. , pp. 2539-2552, 2004
  • S. A. Abdul-Wahab, Y. H. Zurigat and M. K. Abu-Arabi , "Predictions of moisture removal rate and dehumidification effectiveness for structured liquid desiccant air dehumidifier," Energy, vol. 29, no. 1, pp. 19-34, 2004
  • Yousef H. Zurigat and M. K. Abu-Arabi, "Modeling and performance analysis of a regenerative solar desalination unit," Applied Thermal Engineering, vol. 24, no. 7, pp. 1061-1072, 2004
  • Y. H. Zurigat, M. K. Abu-Arabi, S. A. Abdul-Wahab, "Air Dehumidification by Triethylene Glycol Desiccant in a Packed Column," Energy Conversion and Management, vol. 45, no. 1, pp. 141-155, 2004
  • M. K. Abu-Arabi, "Desalination Growth in the MENA Region," Arab Water World, vol. 27, no. 5, pp. -, 2003
  • M. K. Abu-Arabi, "Desalination Growth in the MENA Region," Watermark, vol. , no. 20, pp. 9-10, 2003
  • K. Quteishat, M. K. Abu-Arabi, and Kandi Venkat Reddy, "Review of MEDRC R&D Projects," Desalination, vol. 156, no. , pp. 1-20, 2003
  • M. K. Abu-Arabi, and Kandi Venkat Reddy, "Performance evaluation of desalination processes based on humidification/dehumidification cycle with different carrier gases," Desalination, vol. 156, no. , pp. 281-293, 2003
  • M. K. Abu-Arabi, Y. H. Zurigat, H. Al Hinai, and S. Al-Hiddabi, "Modeling and Performance Analysis of a Solar Desalination Unit with Double-Glass Cover Cooling," Desalination, vol. 143, no. 2, pp. 173-182, 2002
  • M. K. Abu-Arabi, A. Tamimi, Asem Jarrah, "Solubility and Diffusivity of CO2 in Triethanolamine Solutions," Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data, vol. 46, no. 5, pp. 1125-1129, 2001
  • M. K. Abu-Arabi, A. Jarrah, and M. El-Eidah, A. Tamimi, "Physical Solubility and Diffusivity of CO2 in Aqueous Diethanolamine Solutions," Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data, vol. 46, no. 3, pp. 516-521, 2001
  • M. K. Abu-Arabi, and Shaheen A. Al-Muhtaseb, "Modeling and Prediction of the Solubility of Acid Gases-Diethanolamine Solutions," High Temperatures ? High Pressures Journal, vol. 32, no. , pp. 261-270, 2000
  • M. K. Abu-Arabi, M. Allawzi, H. S. Al-Zoubi, and A. Tamimi, "Extraction of Jojoba Oil by Pressing and Leaching," Chemical Engineering Journal, vol. 76, no. 1, pp. 61-65, 2000
  • M. K. Abu-Arabi, "Modeling of Heat Transfer in Dropwise Condensation," International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol. 41, no. 1, pp. 81-87, 1998
  • M. Allawzi, M. K. Abu-Arabi, H. S. Al-Zoubi, and A. Tamimi, "Physicochemical Characteristics and Thermal Stability of Jordanian Jojoba Oil," Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society, vol. 75, no. 1, pp. 57-62, 1998
  • M. Farid, , F. Hamad, and M. K. Abu-Arabi, "Melting And Solidification in Multi-Dimensional Geometry and the Presence of More than One Interface," Journal of Energy Conversion and Management, vol. 39, no. 8, pp. 809-818, 1998
  • M. Farid, F. Hamad, and M. K. Abu-Arabi, "Phase Change Cool Storage Using Dimethyl-Sulfoxide," Journal of Energy Conversion and Management, vol. 39, no. 8, pp. 819-826, 1998
  • M. K. Abu-Arabi, and A. Tamimi, "Availability Analysis of Combustion Flue Gases - A Case Study," Journal of Energy Conversion and Management, vol. 36, no. 12, pp. 133-137, 1995
  • Hasan Mousa, M. K. Abu-Arabi, "Desalination and hot water production using solar still enhanced by external solar collector," Desalination for the Environment-Clean Water and Energy, Barcelona, Spain, Apr 2012, pp. -
  • Hasan Mousa, M. K. Abu Arabi, M. Al-Naerat, R. Al-Bakkar, Y. Ammera, and A. Khattab, "Solar Desalination by Indirect heating," 5th International EGE Energy Symposium and Exhibition (IEESE-5), Denizil, Turkey, Jun 2010, pp. -
  • Abdallah. Malkawi, M. K. Abu-Arabi, Mohammad Khasawneh, "The Red- to Dead Sea Conveyance System; bridging the water shortage and prospects for desalination," The 1st International Nuclear and Renewable Energy Conference, Amman-Jordan, Mar 2010, pp. -
  • Ramzi O. Sinnokrot, M. K. Abu-Arabi, A. Tamimi, "Modeling of a Conventional Solar Still with Draft and Humidification-Dehumidification Process," The 1st International Nuclear and Renewable Energy Conference, Amman-Jordan, Mar 2010, pp. -
  • M. K. Abu-Arabi, Hasan Mousa and Rania Abdelrahman, "Desalinated and Hot Water Production by Solar Energy, Desalination for the Environment-Clean Water and Energy," Desalination for the Environment-Clean Water and Energy, Baden-Baden, Germany, May 2009, pp. -
  • Hasan Mousa and M. K. Abu-Arabi, "Theoretical and Experimental Study of Water Desalination by a Falling Film Solar Unit," IChemE 2008, Birmingham, UK, Oct 2008, pp. -
  • M. K. Abu-Arabi, "Desalination Powered by Renewable Energy," Global Conference on the Renewable Energy Approaches for DEsert Regions (GCREADER), Amman, Jordan, Sep 2006, pp. -
  • M. K. Abu-Arabi, "Status and Prospects for Solar desalination in the MENA Region," Advanced Research Workshop for the 21st Century, Hammamet, Tunis, Feb 2006, pp. -
  • Kandi Venkat Reddy, M. K. Abu-Arabi, "MEDRC Contribution in Desalination R&D," International Seminar on Experiences and Practices of Water and Wastewater Technology, Muscat, Oman, Oct 2004, pp. -
  • M. K. Abu-Arabi, Kandi Venkat Reddy, "Overview of MEDRC Sponsored Projects: Application of Renewable Energy in Desalination," MEDAQUA II Conference, Amman, Jordan, Jun 2004, pp. -
  • Koussai Quteishat, M.K. Abu-Arabi, "Promotion of Solar Desalination in the MENA Region," Middle East and North Africa Renewable Energy Conference, Sana?a, Yemen, Apr 2004, pp. -
  • Koussai Quteishat, Ian Watson, M. K. Abu-Arabi, "An Operational Audit of Membrane Processes in Jordan," EDS-WSTA Second Workshop, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Aug 2003, pp. -
  • M. K. Abu-Arabi, and Kandi Venkat Reddy, "Rigorous Modeling Of A Desalination Process With Different Courier Gases in Humidificaion/Dehumidifcation Cycle," The IDA World Congress on Desalination and Water Reuse, Paradise Island, Bahamas, Sep 2003, pp. -
  • M. K. Abu-Arabi, and Yousef H. Zurigat, "Modeling and performance analysis of a regenerative solar desalination unit," The IDA World Congress on Desalination and Water Reuse, Paradise Island, Bahamas, Sep 2003, pp. -
  • M. K. Abu-Arabi, and Y. H. Zurigat, "Comparison of Year ?Round performance of two types of Double-Glass Cover Solar Stills," The International Conference on RES for island, tourism & water desalination, Crete, Greece, May 2003, pp. -
  • K. Quteishat, M. K. Abu-Arabi, and Kandi Venkat Reddy, "Review of MEDRC R&D Projects," EDS Conference on Desalination and the Environment, Malta, May 2003, pp. -
  • M. K. Abu-Arabi, and Kandi Venkat Reddy, "Performance evaluation of desalination processes based on humidification/dehumidification cycle with different carrier gases," The European Conference on Desalination and the Environment, Malta, May 2003, pp. -
  • S. A. Abdul-Wahab, M. K. Abu-Arabi, "Experimental Study of Liquid Desiccant Air Dehumidifier for Air Conditioning Processes," The 6th Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design And Analysis, Istanbul, Turkey, Jul 2002, pp. -
  • K. Quteishat, K. V. Reddy, M. K. Abu-Arabi, "The Interaction of Energy and Desalination, presented in the International Seminar on Water and Energy," The International Seminar on Water and Energy, Marrakech, Morocco, Apr 2002, pp. -
  • K. Quteishat, M. K. Abu-Arabi, "Desalination in the MENA Region-Road to the Future," Hydrotop 2001, Marseille, France, Apr 2001, pp. -
  • Y. H. Zurigat and M. K. Abu-Arabi, "Modeling and Performance Analysis of a Solar Desalination Unit with Double-Glass Cover Cooling," The European Conference on Desalination and the Environment Water Shortage, Lemesos, Cyprus, May 2001, pp. -
  • M. K. Abu-Arabi, and S. A. Al-Muhtaseb, "Modeling and Prediction the Vapor-Liquid Equilibrium of Acid Gases-Diethanolamine Solutions," The 15th European Conference on Thermophysical Properties, Wurzburg, Germany, Sep 1999, pp. -
  • M. K. Abu-Arabi, F. Hamad, and I. Al-Beirouty, "Solidification and Remelting of Paraffin Wax in a Vertical Cylinder," The International Symposium on Advances in Computational Heat Transfer, Cesme, Turkey, May 1997, pp. -
  • M. K. Abu-Arabi, and S. A. Al-Muhtaseb, "Modeling the Solubility of Acid Gases in Monoethanolamine and Diethanolamine Solutions Using Pseudo-Equilibrium Model," The Second International Engineering Conference, Mansoura, Egypt, Apr 1997, pp. -
  • M. K. Abu-Arabi, "Theoretical Study of Heat Transfer in Dropwise Condensation," The Jordanian Chemical Engineering Conference II, Irbid, Jordan, Sep 1996, pp. -
  • M. Allawzi, M. K. Abu-Arabi, H. S. Al-Zoubi, "Characterization and Utilization of Jojoba oil," The Jordanian Chemical Engineering Conference II, Irbid, Jordan, Sep 1996, pp. -
  • M. K. Abu-Arabi, R. N. Maddox, and E. Elizando, "Physical Solubility of Hydrogen Sulfide and Carbon Dioxide in Alkanolamine Solutions," AICHE National Meeting, Houston, Texas, USA, Apr 1989, pp. -
  • E. Elizando, R. N. Maddox, and M. K. Abu-Arabi, "Low Pressure Experimental Equilibrium Data for the Absorption of Acid Gases in Alkanolamine," AICHE National Meeting, Houston, Texas, USA, Apr 1989, pp. -
  • "Experimental investigation of a solar desalination with humidification-dehumidification using a rotating surface", Desalination and Water Treatment
  • "Improving the productivity of a falling film solar desalination unit", Desalination & Water Treatment
  • "Self-powered solar desalination using solar still enhanced by external solar collector and phase change material", Applied Thermal Engineering
  • "Solar desalination using solar still enhanced by external solar collector and PCM", Applied Thermal Engineering
  • "Theoretical investigation of solar desalination with solar still having phase change material and connected to a solar collector", desalination
  • "Theoretical modeling of a glass-cooled solar still incorporating PCM andcoupled toflat plate solar collector", JOURNAL OF ENERGY STORAGE
  • Dean , Faculty Of Engineering, Sep 2011 - Sep 2013
  • Head of Department, Chemical Engineering, Sep 2008 - Sep 2009
  • Deputy Head of Department, Chemical Engineering, Sep 2006 - Sep 2008
  • Assistant Dean, Faculty Of Engineering, Sep 1996 - Sep 1998
  • Faculty Member, Chemical Engineering, Sep 1991 - Present
  • Project Manager, Middle East Desalination Research Center, Oman, Jul 1999- Sep 2005
  • Faculty member, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman, Sep 1998- Jul 1999
  • CHEMICAL ENGINEERING THERMODYNAMICS (1)
  • CHEMICAL ENGINEERING THERMODYNAMICS (2)
  • CHEMICAL MEASUREMENTS & TESTING LAB
  • DESALINATION
  • ENGINEERING PRACTICE
  • EQUIPMENT DESIGN
  • HEAT TRANSFER
  • HEAT TRANSFER LABORATORY
  • HEAT& MASS TRANSFER LAB
  • INTRODUCTION TO CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
  • PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL WATER TREATMENT
  • SEMINAR
  • SPECIAL TOPICS
  • SPECIAL TOPICS A
  • THERMODYNAMICS
  • WATER AND WASTE WATER TREATMENT
  • WATER AND WASTEWATER TREATMENT
    Technical Paper Reviews
  • Member, International Advisory Board, the 2011 International Conference on Water: Environmental Sustainability, Conference, United Arab Emirates
  • Member, Scientific Committee, the 26th Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems (ECOS 2013) , Conference, China
  • Chairman of Scientific Committee and member of Organizing Committee, 6th Jordanian International Chemical Engineering Conference , Conference, Jordan
  • Member, Scientific Committee, the International Conference on Materials in Jordan, Conference, Jordan
  • 1. Member, the Organizing Committee for the 2nd Jordanian Chemical Engineering Conference, Conference, Jordan
  • 6. Member, Scientific Committee, 24th International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems (ECOS2011), Conference, yougzlafia
  • Desalinaion, Journal
  • Energy, Journal
  • Energy Conversion & Management, Journal
    Conference Duties
  • Global Conference on the Renewable Energy Approaches for DEsert Regions (GCREADER), Jordan, Key Notes Speaker
    Editorial Boards
  • Desalination, 2010 -2012
    Professional Memberships
  • Jordan Engineers Association , 2013, since 1989
  • European Desalination Society , 2013