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Prof. Abdel Salam Hamdy Makhlouf

Manufacturing Engineering,

College of Engineering and Computer Science,

University of Texas-Pan American (UTPA), USA

E-mail: makhloufah@utpa.edu; asalam85@yahoo.com


2003 Ph.D., Physical Chemistry & Materials Science, Institute of Marine Corrosion of Metals, ICMM, CNR-Italy

1996 M.Sc., Inorganic Chemistry, Helwan University, Egypt

1991 B.Sc., Chemistry, Helwan University, Egypt

Research field

Preparation and characterization of advanced coatings,



Renewable energy,

Advanced materials and polymers

Publications (selected)


  1. M. Aliofkhazraei, A.S. Hamdy Makhlouf, J. M. Bastidas and C. Stevenson (Editors): “Handbook of Practical Cathodic Corrosion Protection”, Springer, ISBN 9783319089119, to be ready March. 2017. http://refworks.springer.com/mrw/index.php?id=6532
  2. M. Aliofkhazraei and A.S. Hamdy Makhlouf (Editors): “Handbook of Nanoelectrochemistry: Electrochemical Synthesis Methods, Properties and Characterization Techniques”, Springer, ISBN 3319152661, Jan 2016 – 2000 pages, DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-15207-3_2-1.
  3. M. Hossieni and A.S. Hamdy Makhlouf (Editors): “Industrial Applications for Intelligent Polymers and Coatings”, Springer, Germany, to be ready November 2015. http://ocs.springer.com/ocs/en/home/IAIPC2015
  4. A.S. Hamdy Makhlouf and M. Aliofkhazraei (Editors): “Handbook of materials failure analysis with case studies from the chemicals, concrete and power industries”, Butterworth-Heinemann, Elsevier, ISBN 9780081001165, Sep 2015 - 496 pages
  5. A.S. Hamdy Makhlouf and M. Aliofkhazraei (Editors): “Handbook of materials failure analysis with case studies from the oil and gas industry”, Butterworth-Heinemann, Elsevier, ISBN 9780081001172, Sep 2015 - 512 pages
  6. A.S. Hamdy Makhlouf (Editor): “Handbook of Smart Coatings for Materials Protection”, Woodhead Publishing Limited, Cambridge, UK, 2014, ISBN: 9780857096807, 656 pages


  1. A. Abdal-hay, A. Hasan, Y. K. Kim, M. H. Lee, A. S. Hamdy, and K. A. Khalil, "Biocorrosion behavior of biodegradable hydroxyapatite/poly(lactide) nanocomposite fibers coated layer-by-layer on AM50 magnesium implant", Materials Science and Engineering C, in press, 2015.
  2. V. K. Gupta, I. Tyagi, S. Agarwal, O. Moradi, H. Sadegh, R. S.-ghoshekandi, A. S. H. Makhlouf, M. Goodarzi and A. Garshasbi, “Study on the removal of heavy metal ions from industry waste by carbon nanotubes: effect of the surface modification-A review”, Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, 7, 2015, DOI: 10.1080/10643389.2015.1061874.A. Abdal-hay, A.S. Hamdy, G.T. Abdel-Jaber, N. Barakat, A.A. Ebnalwaled, and K.A. Khalil, “A facile manufacturing of Ag/SiO2 nanofibers and nanoparticles composites via a simple hydrothermal plasma method”, Ceramic International, in press, 2015. Doi:10.1016/j.ceramint.2015.06.082
  3. A. Abdal-hay, A.S. Hamdy, and K. A. Khalil, "Novel, facile, single-step technique of polymer/TiO2 nanofiber composites membrane for photodegradation of methylene blue”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2015, 7 (24), 13329–13341, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.5b01418
  4. H. Soliman, and A.S. Hamdy, “Comparative study of micro-arc oxidation treatment for AM, AZ and MZ magnesium alloys”, Protection of Metals and Physical Chemistry of Surfaces, Vol. 51, No. 4, 2015, 620–629.
  5. A.S. Hamdy, H. Hussien, and E. M. Attia “A simple single-step permanganate surface treatment for rare-earth containing magnesium alloys”, Protection of Metals and Physical Chemistry of Surfaces, Vol. 51, No. 4, 2015, 613–619.
  6. V.K. Gupta, O. Moradi, A.S. Hamdy, M. Sillanpää, M. N. Nadagouda, H. Sadegh, R. S-ghoshekandi, A. Pal, Z. Wang, I. Tyagi, and M. Kazemi, “A comparative study on the basis of adsorption capacity between CNTs and activated carbon as adsorbents for removal of noxious synthetic dyes: a review”, J. Nanostructure in Chemistry, 5, 2015, 227–236.
  7. O. Moradi, V. K. Gupta, S. Agarwal, I. Tyagi, M. Asif, A. S. Makhlouf, H. Sadegh, and R. S-ghoshekandi, “Characteristics and electrical conductivity of graphene and graphene oxide for adsorption of cationic dyes from liquids: Kinetic and thermodynamic study”, J. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 28, 2015, 294–301, Doi:10.1016/j.jiec.2015.03.005A.
  8. Abdal-hay, A.S. Hamdy, and K. A. Khalil, "Fabrication of durable high performance hybrid nanofiber scaffolds for bone tissue regeneration using a novel, simple in situ deposition approach of polyvinyl alcohol on electrospun Nylon 6 nanofibers", Materials Letters, Vol. 147, 5, 2015, PP. 25–28A.
  9. A. Barhoum, G. Van Assche, A. S. Makhlouf, H. Terryn, K. Baert, M-P Delplancke-Ogletree, S. M. El-Sheikh, and H. Hubert, “A green, simple chemical route for the synthesis of pure nanocalcite crystals”, Crystal Growth & Design (ACS Publications), 2015, 15 (2), 573–580.
  10. A. Abdal-hay, A.S. Hamdy, F. B. Engel, and J. Lim, "A novel simple one-step air jet spinning approach for deposition of Poly(vinylacetate)/Hydroxyapatite composite nanofibers on Ti implants", Materials Science and Engineering C, 49, 4, 2015, 681–690.

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Last Updated: 2015-11-26