Dr. Chanbasha Basheer

Department of Chemistry

King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM), Saudi Arabia

Associate Professor



2005 Ph.D., National University of Singapore, Singapore

1994 M.Sc., Baharathidasan University, India

1992 B.Sc., Madras University, India

Publications (Selected)

Books, Book Chapters, Dissertation

  1. C. Basheer, Analysis of Mercury from Petroleum samples, ACS, Energy Fuel, Preprints, 2014, (59): 625-627.
  2. Basheer C.  Determination of phthaltes in drinking water using membrane assisted extraction, 2nd Saudi International Nanotechnology Conference, 2012, Nov 11-12. pp. 16-18.
  3. Ibrahim Mohammed Zahrani, Chanbasha Basheer, and Maung Than Htun, Determination of Sulfur Compounds in Crude oil Samples using Liquid-phase Microextraction. American Chemical Society, 244th National Meeting, Philelphia (PA), USA, August 2012, pp. 19-24.
  4. Basheer, C.; Alhooshani, K.; Nuhu, A. A.; Kanimozhi, S.; Lee, H. K.; In Comprehensive Sampling and Sample Preparation, Volume 3; Pawliszyn, J.; Le, X. C.; Li, X-F.; Lee, H. K.; Eds; Elsevier, Academic Press: Oxford, UK, 2012, pp. 681–700.
  5. Basheer, C., Valiyaveettil, S. and Lee, H. K. Recent Trends in Sample Preparation for Pesticide Analysis in Handbook of Pesticides, Methods of Pesticide Residues Analysis, Edited by Hamir Singh Rathore and Leo M . L . Nollet, CRC Press, 2009, pp. 381-398.
  6. Guo, L., Basheer, C., Lee, H. K, Microwave assisted extraction in the analysis of persistent organic pollutants in biological and food samples in Methods & New Trends in Environmental, Biological and Food Analysis of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs). A Review, Editors: Àngels Olivella Costa and Victòria Salvadó Martin, 2008, pp. 1-29.


  1. Al-Zahrani, I., Basheer, C., Htun, T. Application of liquid-phase microextraction for the determination of sulfur compounds in crude oil and diesel. (2014) Journal of Chromatography A, 1330, pp. 97-102.
  2. Nsubuga, H., Basheer, C. Determination of haloacetic acids in swimming pool waters by membrane-protected micro-solid phase extraction. (2013) Journal of Chromatography A, 1315, pp. 47-52.
  3. Tan, T.Y., Basheer, C., Yan Ang, M.J., Lee, H.K. Electroenhanced solid-phase microextraction of methamphetamine with commercial fibers. (2013) Journal of Chromatography A, 1297, pp. 12-16.
  4. Mousa, A., Basheer, C., Rahman Al-Arfaj, A. Application of electro-enhanced solid-phase microextraction for determination of phthalate esters and bisphenol A in blood and seawater samples. (2013) Talanta, 115, pp. 308-313.
  5. Mousa, A., Basheer, C., Rahman Al-Arfaj, A. Determination of phthalate esters in bottled water using dispersive liquid-liquid microextraction coupled with GC-MS. (2013) Journal of Separation Science, 36(12), pp. 2003-2009.
  6. Lukman, S., Essa, M.H., Mu'azu, N.D., Bukhari, A., Basheer, C. Adsorption and desorption of heavy metals onto natural clay material: Influence of initial pH. (2013) Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 6(1), pp. 1-15.
  7. Basheer, C, Electro catalytic oxidation of benzene to phenol using nanofiber membrane supported-TiO2 catalyst in a capillary microreactor. (2012) Journal of Chemistry, 2013, pp. 1-7 (Article ID 562305).
  8. Basheer, C, Application of Titanium Dioxide-Graphene Composite Material for Photocatalytic Degradation of Alkylphenols. (2012) Journal of Chemistry, pp. 1-10 (Article ID 456586).
  9. Basheer, C., Alhooshani, K., Nuhu, A.A., Kanimozhi, S., Lee, H.K. Sample preparation of complex biological samples in the analysis of trace-level contaminants. (2012) Comprehensive Sampling and Sample Preparation, 3, pp. 681-700.
  10. Nuhu, A.A., Basheer, C., Sheik, A. A., Al-Arfaj, A.R. Determination of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in water using nanoporous material prepared from waste avian egg shell (2012)  Nanomaterials, in Press
  11. Nuhu, A.A., Basheer, C., Alhooshani, Al-Arfaj, A.R.. Determination of phenoxy herbicides in water samples using phase transfer microextraction with simultaneous derivatization followed by gas-chromatography mass-spectrometry analysis. (2012) Journal of Separation Science. In press
  12. Tan, T. Y. , Basheer, C., Ng, K. P., Lee, H. K. Electro membrane extraction of biological anions with ion chromatographic analysis. (2012) Analytica Chimica Acta, 739, pp. 31-36.
  13. Basheer, C., Application of Titanium Dioxide-Graphene Composite Material for Photocatalytic Degradation of Alkylphenols. (2012) Journal of Chemistry, 2013, pp. 1-10 (Article ID 456586).
  14. Basheer, C., Electro catalytic oxidation of benzene to phenol using nanofiber membrane supported-TiO2 catalyst in a capillary microreactor. (2012) Journal of Chemistry, 2013, pp. 1-7 (Article ID 562305).
  15. Basheer, C., Recent analytical strategies on “Date-Rape” Drugs and its metabolites. (2011) Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science, 1(6), pp. 21-28.
  16. Nuhu, A.A., Basheer, C., Abu-Thabit, N.Y., Alhooshani, K., Al-Arfaj, A.R. Analytical method development using functionalized polysulfone membranes for the determination of chlorinated hydrocarbons in water. (2011) Talanta, 87(1), pp. 284-289.
  17. Alhooshani, K., Basheer, C., Kaur, J., Gjelstad, A., Rasmussen, K.E., Pedersen-Bjergaard, S., Lee, H.K. Electromembrane extraction and HPLC analysis of haloacetic acids and aromatic acetic acids in wastewater, (2011) Talanta, 86 (1), pp. 109-113.
  18. Basheer, C., Wong, W., Makahleh, A., Tameem, A.A., Salhin, A., Saad, B., Lee, H.K. Hydrazone-based ligands for micro-solid phase extraction-high performance liquid chromatographic determination of biogenic amines in orange juice, (2011) Journal of Chromatography A, 1218(28), pp. 4332-4339.
  19. Vadukumpully, S., Basheer, C., Jeng, C.S., Valiyaveettil, S. Carbon nanofibers extracted from soot as a sorbent for the determination of aromatic amines from wastewater effluent samples. (2011) Journal of Chromatography A, 1218(23), pp. 3581-3587.
  20. Nuhu, A.A., Basheer, C., Saad, B.Liquid-phase and dispersive liquid-liquid microextraction techniques with derivatization: Recent applications in bioanalysis. (2011) Journal of Chromatography B: Analytical Technologies in the Biomedical and Life Sciences, 879(17-18), pp. 1180-1188.
  21. Kanimozhi, S., Basheer, C., Narasimhan, K., Liu, L., Koh, S., Xue, F., Choolani, M., Lee, H.K. Application of porous membrane protected micro-solid-phase-extraction combined with gas chromatography-mass spectrometry for the determination of estrogens in ovarian cyst fluid samples. (2011) Analytica Chimica Acta, 687(1), pp. 56-60.
  22. Pavagadhi, S., Basheer, C., Balasubramanian, R. Application of ionic-liquid supported cloud point extraction for the determination of microcystin-leucine-arginine in natural waters. (2011) Analytica Chimica Acta, 686(1-2), pp. 87-92.
  23. Basheer, C., Balaji, G., Chua, S.H., Valiyaveettil, S., Lee, H.K. Novel on-site sample preparation approach with a portable agitator using functional polymer-coated multi-fibers for the microextraction of organophosphorus pesticides in seawater. (2011) Journal of Chromatography A, 1218(5), pp. 654-661.
  24. Basheer, C., Lee, J., Pedersen-Bjergaard, S., Rasmussen, K.E., Lee, H.K. Simultaneous extraction of acidic and basic drugs at neutral sample pH: A novel electro-mediated microextraction approach. (2010) Journal of Chromatography A, 1217(43), pp. 6661-6667.
  25. Basheer, C., Pavagadhi, S., Yu, H., Balasubramanian, R., Lee, H.K. Determination of aldehydes in rainwater using micro-solid-phase extraction and high-performance liquid chromatography.  (2010) Journal of Chromatography A, 1217(41), pp. 6366-6372.
  26. Xu, L., Basheer, C., Lee, H.K. Solvent-bar microextraction of herbicides combined with non-aqueous field-amplified sample injection capillary electrophoresis. (2010) Journal of Chromatography A, 1217(39), pp. 6036-6043.
  27. Hii, T.M., Basheer, C., Lee, H.K. Commercial polymeric fiber as sorbent for solid-phase microextraction combined with high-performance liquid chromatography for the determination of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in water. (2009) Journal of Chromatography A, 1216(44), pp. 7520-7526.
  28. Saaid, M., Saad, B., Ali, A.S.M., Saleh, M.I., Basheer, C., Lee, H.K. In situ derivatization hollow fibre liquid-phase microextraction for the determination of biogenic amines in food samples. (2009) Journal of Chromatography A, 1216(27), pp. 5165-5170.
  29. Xu, L., Basheer, C., Lee, H.K. Chemical reactions in liquid-phase microextraction. (2009) Journal of Chromatography A, 1216(4), pp. 701-707.
  30. Basheer, C., Alnedhary, A.A., Rao, B.S.M., Lee, H.K. Determination of carbamate pesticides using micro-solid-phase extraction combined with high-performance liquid chromatography. (2009) Journal of Chromatography A, 1216(2), pp. 211-216.

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