Dr. Tawfik A. Saleh

College of Sciences,

King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), Dhahran, KSA

Assistant Professor


Research fields:

Nanomaterials, Sensors


2013 Ph.D., Chemistry Department, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, KSA

2009 Master of Science in Chemistry, KFUPM, KSA

Publications (selected)

  1. T.A. Saleh; M.A. Al-Daous, Fabrication and characterization of Graphene and Graphene/Metal oxide NanoComposites, Handbook of Graphene Science & Fabrication Methods, Taylor & Frances , Materials Science & Chemical Engineering; 2014 accepted.
  2. T.A. Saleh, chapter 8 titled by “The role of Carbon Nanotubes in enhancement of Photocatalysis” in the Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials  book titled, Syntheses and Applications of Carbon Nanotubes and Their Composites, edited by Satoru Suzuki , Intech Publishing ISBN 978-953-51-1125-2, Published: May 9, 2013 DOI: 10.5772/3377.
  3. T.A. Saleh, et al., Chapter 8, “Covalent and Non-Covalent Functionalization of Carbon nanotube: Applications” in the book titled “Advanced Carbon Materials and Technology”, WILEY-Scrivener Publishing LLC, USA, 2014 (317–330), Expected Pub Date: January 31, 2014, ISBN: 9781118686232.
  4. T. A. Saleh, Strategy for Integrating Basic Concepts of Nanotechnology to Enhance Undergraduate Education, American Scientific Publishers, Journal of Nano Education, Volume 4, Numbers 1-2, 2013 , pp. 1-7(7) Publication date: 2013-03-01.
  5. Gupta, V.K., Kumar, R., Nayak, A., Saleh, T.A., Barakat, M.A. Adsorptive removal of dyes form aqueous solution onto carbon nanotubes: A review; Advances in Colloid and Interface Science, 193–194,  2013,  24-34 DOI: 10.1016/j.cis.2013.03.003, 2013 (IF =8.3).
  6. T. A. Saleh, A.A. Al-Saadi, V.K. Gupt, Carbonaceous adsorbent prepared from waste tires: Experimental and computational evaluation of organic dye methyl orange , Journal of Molecular Liquids 191, (2014) 85–91 (IF=1.68).
  7. T. A. Saleh, V. Gupta, A. A. Al-Saadi, Adsorption of lead ions from aqueous solution using porous carbon derived from rubber tires: experimental and computational study, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 396 (2013) 264–269 IF=3.39.
  8. A.A. Al-Saadi , Tawfik A. Saleh, V.K. Gupt, Spectroscopic and computational evaluation of cadmium adsorption using activated carbon produced from rubber tires, Journal of Molecular Liquids 188 (2013) 136–142 IF=1.68.
  9. T. A. Saleh, V.K., Gupta, Characterization of the bonding interaction between alumina and nanotube in MWCNT/alumina composite, Current Nanoscience, 2012, 8, 739-743  (Pub. Date October 2012). IF=1.6.
  10. T. A. Saleh, V.K., Gupta, Functionalization of tungsten oxide into MWCNT and its application for sunlight-induced degradation of rhodamine B, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 362, 2 (2011) 337-344 (ISI, IF=3.2).
  11. T. A. Saleh and V.K. Gupta; Column with CNT/magnesium oxide composite for lead(II) removal from water, Environ Sci Pollut Res, 19, 4 (2012) 1224–1228 (ISI, IF=2.6).
  12. T. A. Saleh, S. Agarwal, V.K., Gupta, Synthesis of MWCNT/MnO2 and their application for simultaneous oxidation of arsenite and sorption of arsenate, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 106, 1-2 (July 2011) 46-53 (ISI, IF= 6).
  13. A. Kawde, T. A. Saleh, Electrochemical Investigation of Glassy Carbon Paste Electrode and its Application for Guanine and ssDNA Detection, Chemical Sensors 2011, 1: 18.
  14. T. A. Saleh, A.M. Abulkibash, Atta E. Ibrahim, Portable system of programmable syringe pump with potentiometer for Determination of Promethazine in Pharmaceutical Applications, Saudi Pharmaceutical Journal, (2012) 20, 155–160 (ISI).
  15. T. A. Saleh, “Sensing of chlorpheniramine in pharmaceutical applications by sequential injector coupled with potentiometer" Journal of Pharmaceutical Analysis, 1, 4 (2011) 246-250.
  16. T. A. Saleh, The influence of treatment temperature on the acidity of MWCNT oxidized by HNO3 or a mixture of HNO3/H2SO4, Applied Surface Science, 257 , 17 June (2011) 7746-7751.

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