Hanaa Hegab


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Hanaa Hegab is a research fellow in the Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering at Monash University. She received her Bachelor’s degree (2005) in Chemistry at Al-Azhar University, Egypt and MSc degree (2012) in Materials Science at the Institute of Graduate Studies & Research, Alexandria University. She was granted a KACST-Intel Consortium (CENA) scholarship at IMEC, Belgium (2011). She worked as a research assistant in the Advanced Technology and New Materials Research Institute “IATNM”, City of Scientific Research and Technological Applications, Alexandria, Egypt. Recently, she finished her PhD candidture in the School of Natural and Built Environment, University of South Australia (UniSA). Her research focuses on graphene-based polymeric composite membranes for waste treatment applications.

Research area keywords

  • Industrial Waste Treatment
  • Graphene
  • Membranes
  • Desalination
  • Polymeric Composite Membrane

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Research Output 2013 2019

Enhancement of desalination performance of thin-film nanocomposite membrane by cellulose nanofibers

Liu, S., Low, Z-X., Hegab, H. M., Xie, Z., Ou, R., Yang, G., Simon, G. P., Zhang, X., Zhang, L. & Wang, H., 15 Dec 2019, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 592, 7 p., 117363.

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30 Citations (Scopus)

Bio-analytical applications of microbial fuel cell–based biosensors for onsite water quality monitoring

ElMekawy, A., Hegab, H. M., Pant, D. & Saint, C. P., 1 Jan 2018, In : Journal of Applied Microbiology. 124, 1, p. 302-313 12 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Innovative graphene microbial platforms for domestic wastewater treatment

Hegab, H. M., ElMekawy, A., van den Akker, B., Ginic-Markovic, M., Saint, C., Newcombe, G. & Pant, D., Mar 2018, In : Reviews in Environmental Science and Biotechnology. 17, 1, p. 147-158 12 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Multidentate polyzwitterion attachment to polydopamine modified ultrafiltration membranes for dairy processing: characterization, performance and durability

Barclay, T. G., Hegab, H. M., Michelmore, A., Weeks, M. & Ginic-Markovic, M., 25 May 2018, In : Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry. 61, p. 356-367 12 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)

A novel fabrication approach for multifunctional graphene-based thin film nano-composite membranes with enhanced desalination and antibacterial characteristics

Hegab, H. M., ElMekawy, A., Barclay, T. G., Michelmore, A., Zou, L., Losic, D., Saint, C. P. & Ginic-Markovic, M., 8 Aug 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 10 p., 7490.

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