4- Applied Chemistry. 5- Industrial Wastes and Recycling.
All for undergraduate student in faculties of Science, Education and Engineering and for post
graduate student (Faculty of Science) at Aswan, Egypt.
RESEARCH ACTIVITIES I-(Environmental Chemistry Researches):
1- Treatment of wastewater and industrial wastes.
2 Adsorption of heavy metals, toxic metals, organic pollutants using natural ores, dried plants and
solid wastes as well as its application for wastewater treatment.
3- Photocatalytic degradation of organic and inorganic pollutants in liquid wastes.
4-Speciation and distribution of trace and toxic metals in Nile and Nasser Lake mud,
sediments, aquatic plants, fish and water.
5-Environmental studies of bioavailable and toxic trace elements between city and desert
6- Environmental Chemistry and Environmental Monitoring of Lakes.
7- Environmental Chemistry and Environmental Monitoring of Rivers.
8- Environmental Chemistry and Environmental Monitoring wells.
9- Analytical Chemistry.
II-Environmental Researches and Projects:
1- Environmental Improvement and Public Health Preservation in Aswan Villages, Egypt
through environmental disposing of house wastewater of the village and it's use for
irrigation of forest trees.
2-Environmental protection program for Lake Nasser.
3-Cooperation with EEAA (Egypt) in the program (Mobark-Al Jour of Environmental tour
at Siena, Red Sea coastal and Upper Egypt) for the study of Environmental concepts for
the development of the High Dam Lake.
4-Treatment of wastewater from the Fish farms of the High Dam Lake Development
Authority, to prevent the lake pollution.
5-Cooperation with CEDARE (International NGO) for the environmental protection of
Nasser lake region and preparation of EIA for the projects in the lake area.
6-Environmental education and awareness for fishermen, farmers and mining workers at
Nasser lake area.
7-Preparation of the (20 years) plan for the protection of the environment in Nasser Lake.
8- Environmental Impact Assessment for the projects of the ministry of reconstruction.
9- The preservation of public health and environment improvement in Aswan Villages,
Egypt through collecting and recycling of house solid wastes collected from 1225 house
in the village .
10- Semester project "Sustainable Rural Infrastructure Management in the Lake Nasser Region- Upper Egypt” 2007/2008. Institute for Technologies in the Tropics, University of Applied Sciences, Cologne, Germany.
11- "New Land, New Life" Project Adaptation to Climate Change West of the High Dam Lake,
Aswan, Egypt. IDRC Grant Number: 104270-012, Near East Foundation 2010.
III-Mining and Industrial Researches and Projects:
1-Studies on the suitability of kaolin ores for alum manufacture.
2-Geochemical study on talc and quartz in Shilman and Allaqi areas at Aswan.
3-Suitability of Aswan sand and quartz for glass manufacture.
4-Geochemical study on asbestos and graphite at the sides of the High Dam lake.
5-Geochemical and economic studies at Abo-maroa and Nosb El Zorrar areas for
classification of building materials.
6-Suitability of ground water at the east and west Nasser lake for drinking, agriculture and
7-Study of the ground water with the group of Woodward-clyde ,USAand the High Dam Authority
2-Member of Staff Member Club of South Valley University at Aswan
3-Member of society of development and environment at Kima (NGO),Aswan
4-Member in Chemistry Branch of Egyptian Syndicet.of Scientific Professions.
5-General Secretary of Syndicate of Scientific Professions at Aswan.
1- The Egyptian National Award for Environmental Researches for the year 2001 from
Egyptian Academic of Science.
2-South Valley University Award for Scientific Publishing May 2012.
3- Fellowship to Roma-1 university for 4 months ( Sep-Dec.2004) from MED-REUNET II Support Programme (INCO-CT-2003-502453) Project for collection and evaluation of the scientific information available in the Mediterranean countries in wastewater reclamation and reuse, and perform researches in removal of organic pollutants (pesticides, pharmacological and dyes) from polluted water.
4- Fellowship to attend and participate in the 3ed World Water Forum, Kyoto, Japan, 2003
5- Fellowship to attend and participateEPCOWM’200 International Symposium on
Environmental Pollution Control and Waste Management, Tunis, Tunisia, 7-10 January
6-- Fellowship to attend and participate in the 17th World Congress of Soil Science,
Bangkok., Thailand , 14-21 August 2002.6- Fellowship to attend and participate in International Conference on Urban Hydrology for the 21st century(ICUH 2002), Lumpur, Malaysia, 14-16October 2002.
7- Fellowship to attend and participate in Frontiers in urban water management:
Deadlock or hope? Symposium, Marseille, France, 18-20 June 2001
8- Fellowship to attend and participate in APHW2003 : First International Conference on
Hydrology and Water Resources in Asia Pacific Region, Kyoto, Japan, 13-15 March 2003
9- Golden messenger in Water Voice project at the 3ed World Water Forum, Japan 2003.
11- Certificate from Iran National Science Foundation for acted as a referee for the
proposal numbered. 90001912.
CONFERENCES (presentation with papers):
1-3ed International Symposium on new trends in Chemistry, Cairo ,Egypt,1-7 January 1994.
2-National Conference of the River Nile,Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt, 21-24 October 1994
3-1st Intern.Conference”Environ.& Development in Africa”, Assiut, Egypt, October 1995.
4-Egyptian- German Conference on Medicinal Plants Assiut Univ. Assiut , Egypt, 27
5-Conference”The sustainable development of the lake Nasser” Nasser Lake Development
Authority , Aswan, - Egypt,21-26 April 1996.
6-4th International Symposium on new trends in Chemistry, Cairo,Egypt, 1-7 January 1997.
7-Symposium on protection of Biodiversity. EEAA & Faculty of Sci. Aswan, Egypt,1997.
8-Workshop”The role of the university on development of Upper Egypt” Aswan Univ.,
Aswan, 21-27 March1997.
9-1st National conference on marketing of university services ,Cairo University,
18-19 Marsh 1998.
10-Intern.Conference on Hazardous Waste , Cairo, 12-16 Dec.1998.
11-5th International Symposium on new trends in Chemistry, Cairo ,Egypt, 1-7
12-2nd Intern.Conference on Basic Science and Advanced Technology. Assiut University ,
Egypt November 5-8, 2000.
13.2nd Conference in Environmental toxicology. Beni Suif Egypt, 18-20 April 2006.
14- 3ed Conference in Environmental toxicology, Environmental pollution In the Arab World ( Causes, Effects and Control ). Ghardga, Egypt, 18-20 April 2007
16-Several another conferences and symposium inside Egypt.
Outside Egypt:( visited 13 world countries)
1- Workshop ”Camels and dromedaries as dairy animals” Nouakchott, Mauritania,
24-26 October 1994.
2- 4th International Symposium on Environmental Geochemistry, Vail, Colorado , USA,
5-10 October 1997.
3- 2nd International conference ”Learning from the Past: Globalpaleoclimite change”
Yarmouk University, Jordan,18-21 May 1998.
4-III International Congress of the European Society for Soil Conservation,Valencia (Spain),
28 March-1 April 2000.
5-International Symposium “Frontiers in Urban Water Management :Deadlock or Hope?”,
Marseille, France 18-20 June 2001.
6- International Symposium on Environmental pollution control and waste management,
Tunis, 7-10 January 2002.
7-17th World Congress of Soil Science, 14-21 August 2002, Bangkok, Thailand.
8- International Conference on Urban Hydrology for 21st Century (ICUH 2002), 14 – 18
October 2002, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
9-3ed World Water Forum, 16-24 March 2003, Japan.
10-Symposium and meeting "Knowledge and Rights. The value of water”. March 18-20,
2004, Roma 1 University, Roma, Italy.
11- Med-Reunet II Support Programme Workshop, 12th and 13th May 2005, Agbar
Foundation Barcelona (Spain).
12- The third International conference on Water Resources in Mediterranean Basin. Tripoli. Lebanon. 1-2 November 2006
13- Taibah International Chemistry Conference-23-25 March, 2009, Taibah University- Al-
Madinah Al-Munawwarah, KSA
List of publications
A: Book Chapter
M.Nageeb Rashed .Cost Effective Adsorbed Materials For Industrial Wastewater Treatment.
In: Book: Industrial Waste: Environmental Impact, Disposal and Treatment. Editor John P. Samuelson. Nova Science Publishers, Inc.USA ( 2009).
M.Nageeb Rashed. Adsorption of Organic and Inorganic Pollutants on Low-Cost Activated Carbon Prepared From Agricultural and Industrial Wastes. In: Book: Ion exchange, adsorption and solvent extraction,(In publishing) Nova Science Publishers, Inc.USA ( 2012).
M.Nageeb Rashed. Editor for the book under the working title "Organic Pollutants –
Monitoring, Risk and Treatment", ISBN: 980-953-307-862-0. InTech - open science (2012)
B: International Reports
M.N.Rashed. Report (2004): Added value knowledge report(AVKR 6). The collection and evaluation of the scientific information available in the Mediterranean countries in wastewater reclamation and reuse. Agbar Foundation, Spain, MED-REUNET II project (INCO - CT- 2003 – 502453. (Spain).
1- M. E. Soltan, S. M. N. Moalla, M. N. Rashed, E. M. Fawzy(2011). Internal Metal Distribution in Sediment – Pore Water – Water Systems of Bights at Nasser Lake, Egypt. J. Environmental Systems, Vol. 33(2) 133-168.
2- M. N. Rashed , M.E. Soltan, E.M.Fawzey, and M.A.El-Taher (2011). Impact of Sewage Sludge Spreading on Heavy Metal Speciation in Ecosystem. IJEP Vol.1 No. 4 , 37-44.
3- M.N.Rashed (2011). Acid Dye Removal from Industrial Wastewater by Adsorption on Treated
Sewage Sludge’, Int. J. Environment and Waste Management , Vol. 7, Nos. 1/2,175-191.
4- M.N.Rashed (2011). The role of trace elements on hepatitis virus infections: A review. Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology 25 (2011) 181– 187.
5-M.N. Rashed, M.M.Ahmed, A.F.Al-Hossainy, S.M.AbdAlrahem (2010) Trends in speciation analysis of some heavy metals in patients with chronic hepatitis C and chronic hepatitis B using differential pulse adsorptive stripping voltammetric measurement and atomic absorption spectrophotometry. Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology, 24, 138–145.
6- M.N.Rashed (2010). Monitoring of contaminated toxic and heavy metals, from mine
tailings through age accumulation, in soil and some wild plants at Southeast Egypt. Journal of
Hazardous Materials 178 (1-3), pp. 739-746.
7- M.N.Rashed (2008). Total and extractable heavy metals in indoor, outdoor and street dust
from Aswan city, Egypt. Clean, soil, air and waterJournal,36(10-11), 850 – 857
8- M. N. Rashed and F. Hossam (2007) Heavy Metals in Fingernails and Scalp Hair of Children, Adults and Workers from Environmentally Exposed Areas at Aswan, Egypt. Environmental Bioindicators, 2:131–145,
9- M. N. Rashed and A. A. El-Amin (2007). Photocatalytic degradation of methyl orange in
aqueous TiO2 under different solar irradiation sources. International Journal of Physical Sciences Vol. 2 (3), pp. 073-081.
10-Rashed M.N. (2006).Fruit Stones as Adsorbents for the Removal of Lead Ion from Polluted Water. Environmental monitoring and assessment.119: 31-41.
11- S. M. N. Moalla, M. E. Soltan, M. N. Rashed and E. M. Fawzy (2006). Evaluation of dilute hydrochloric acid and acid ammonium oxalate as extractants for some heavy metals from Nile River sediments. Chemistry and Ecology. Vol. 22, No. 4, 313–327.
12-M.N.Rashed and Campanella Luigi(2005) Removal of toxic and noxious compounds from water and wastewater by catalysed photodegradation and electrochemical degradation . Med-Reunet II Support Programme Workshop, 12th and 13th May 2005, Agbar Foundation Barcelona (Spain).
13-M. N. Rashed , M. T. A.El-Haty and Somaya M. Mohamed(2009). Bee honey as environmental indicator for pollution with heavy metals. Toxicological and Environmental Chemistry 91 (3), pp. 389-403
14-M. Nageeb Rashed and M. E. Soltan (2005). animal hair as biological indicator for heavy metal pollution in urban and rural areas. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 110: 41–53.
15- M.E. Soltan, S.M.N. Moalla, M.N. Rashed, & E.M. Fawzy (2005). Physicochemical characteristics and distribution of some metals in the ecosystem of Lake Nasser, Egypt
16- Rashed M.N. and Campanella L. (2005) : Removal of toxic and noxious compounds from water and wastewater by catalyzed photodegradation and electrochemical degradation. In: Workshop on Mediterranean experiences on water reclamation and reuse, 12 and 13 May 2005, Barcelona, Spain.
17- Nail, A.A., Abdel Fatah M.S., M.N.Rashed and Mahmoud A.M.A(2005) The effectiveness of the lawful protection from pollutants of floating hotels. J.Environmental Science. 11(3), 252-262
18- M.E.Soltan, S.M.N.Moalla, M.N.Rashed and E.M.Fawzy (2004). Assessment of metals in soil extracts and their uptake and movement within Tanarix Nilotica at lake Nasser banks, Egypt. Chemistry and Ecology, 20(2), 137-154.
19-Rashed, M. N., Soltan, M. E.(2004) Major and trace elements in different types of Egyptian mono-floral and non-floral bee honeys. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis, 17 ( 6), 725-735.
20-A E Mohamed, M N Rashed, A Mofty (2003). Assessment of essential and toxic elements in some kinds of vegetables. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. , 55 (3):251-60 [My paper]
21- Rashed M.N. and Soltan M.E. (2003): Laboratory study on the survival of water hyacinth under several conditions of heavy metal concentrations. Advances in Environmental Research,7, 321-334.
22-Rashed M.N (2002) Trace elements in camel tissues from a semi-arid region. The Environmentalist. 22(2), 111-118.
23-Rashed M.N. and H.M.Abd E-Wahab (2002). Insects as biological indicators for environmental pollution with heavy metals. J.Union of Arab Biologists. 17(A), 341-356.
24- Rashed M.N. and Soltan M.E. (2002) Urban water pollution control in developing countries: Low cost material for treatment of polluted water from heavy metals. In: International Conference on Urban Hydrology for 21st Century (ICUH 2002), 14 – 18 October 2002, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
25- Rashed M.N. (2001) Lead removal from contaminated water using mineral adsorbents .
The Environmentalist, 21, 187-195 .
26- Rashed M.N. and Soltan M.E. (2001) Removal of nutrient and heavy metals from urban wastewater using aeration, alum and kaolin ore.In: Proceedings of International Symposium “Frontiers in Urban Water Management :Deadlock or Hope?” 18-20 June 2001, Marseille, France. HIP-V \ Technical documents in hydrology\No.45, UNESCO, Paris, 2001.
indicator for lake water pollution. Environmental Monitoring and assessment, 68, 75-89.
28- Rashed M.N.(2001) Monitoring of environmental heavy metals in fish from Nasser Lake .
Environmental International ,27, 27-33.3
29-Rashed M.N (2000).Bioavailable and Toxic Elements in Medicinal Plants, Crops and Soils in New Lands at the High Dam Lake Shores, Egypt. In: III International Congress of the European Society for Soil Conservation,Valencia (Spain), 28 March-1 April 2000.
30-Soltan,M.E. and Rashed, M.N.(2000) Impact of the waste dump ecosystem (phosphate ore dressing manufacture, Aswan, Egypt) on the surrounding environment. International J. Environ.Studies , 57, 265-282.
31- Rashed M.N.(2000) Monitoring of bioavaliable and toxic environmental trace elements in
medicinal plants, crops and soil in new lands at the High Dam lake shores.In: III International Congress of the European Society for Soil Conservation Valencia(Spain), 28 March-1 April 2000 .
32- Rashed M.N. and R.M.Awadallah (2000) Accuracy of Dry Ashing Crops for the Determination of Environmental Trace Elements ( Cobalt, copper ,zinc and lead).Egyptian J. of Analytical Chem. 9(1),125-133.
33-Rashed M.N. (2000) Plant Sample Preparation for the Determination of Chloride and Iodide by their Ion-Selective Electrodes Egyptian J. of Analytical Chem. 9(1),135-142.
34-Soltan, M.E. and Rashed M.N. and Taha G.M.(2001) Heavy metal levels and adsorption capacity of Nile sediments. International Journal of Environ. Anal.Chem.International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry 80 (3), pp. 167-186
35-Rashed M.N.(1998) Environmental Impact Assessment for the projects at Toshka region to
prevent pollution. In: 1st National conference on marketing of university services, Cairo
University , 14-16 march 1998.
36-Molla S.M.N,Awadalla R.M., Rashed M.N. and Soltan M.E.:(1997) Distribution and chemical fractionation of some heavy metals in bottom sediments of the High Dam lake.
Hydrobiologia 364: 31-40
37-M.N.Rashed (1998) Trace elements in camel milk from Aswan city and desert, Egypt. Workshop “ camels and dromedaries as dairy animals “, 24-26 October 1994, Nouakchott, Mauritania. In :the Workshop book” Dromedaries and camels, milking animals” by Pascal Bonnet, printed by CIRAD.
38- Rashed M.N. and Awadalla R.(1998) Trace elements in faba bean (Vicia faba L) plant and soil as determined by atomic absorption spectroscopy and ion selective electrode. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 77 (1), pp. 18-24
39- Rashed,M.N. (1989): Study of trace elements in some Egyptian crops cultivated in some experimental farms surrounding the High Dame lake and in the soil samples collected from the immediate vicinity of the crop roots. Ph.D. Thesis, Assuit University, Egypt.
40-Rashed M.N.(1997) Biogeochemistry of trace elements in plants and soil around Nasser Lake and at Aswan city . In:4th Intern.Symposium on environmental geochemistry Vail,Colorado,USA.
41-Soltan M.E.,Awadalla R.M.,and Rashed M.N.(1996) Speciation of major, minor and trace elements in River Nile mud. Intern.J.Environment and pollution,6,213,300-305.
42-Awadalla R.M,Soltan M.E. and Rashed M.N.(1996) Relationship between heavy metals in mud sediments and beach soil of the River Nile. Environmental International.22(2),253-258.
43- Awadalla R.M, Mohamed, A.E., Abou-El-Wafa, M.H., Rashed M.N. (1995) Assessment of trace element concentrations in fenugreek and lupin planted in the experimental farm, High Dam Lake Development Authority, Gerf Hussein beach locality, Egypt. Pakistan Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research 38 (2), pp. 51-60
44-Awadalla R.M.,Soltan M.E.,Alli M.M. and Rashed M.N.(1995) Influence of a paper pulp factory’s effluent on the River Nile water quality In:1st Intern.conference “The environ.& development in Africa” Assuit University ,Egypt.
45-Rashed M.N.,Awadalla R.M.,Soltan M.E, and Hassan S.M (1995). Interrelationship between major,minor and trace elements in Kalabsha wells and in the High Dam lake water. J.Environ.Sci.Health,A 30(10),2205-2219.
46-Rashed M.N.(1995) Mineral resources in Nasser Lake region and uses of the ores.
In: Intern.conference “ The Environ.& Development in Africa” Assuit University.
47- Rashed M.N.(1995) Trace element determination in warm-climate plants by atomic absorption spectroscopy and ion selective electrodes. Journal of Arid Environments 30 (4), pp. 463-478
48- Rashed M.N.(1995) Trace elements in some wild plants from the shores of the high dam lake and the adjacent desert, as determined by atomic absorption spectroscopy.Journal of Arid Environments 29 (2), pp. 185-197.
49-R.M.Awadallah and M.N.Rashed (1993) Trace elements level in lemon-soil interaction
Acta Agronomica Hungarica, 42(3-4), 185-195
50- Rashed M.N.(1992) Determination of trace elements in milk of some animals from Aswan (Egypt). International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry 48 (1), pp. 41-50
51- Koraiem, A.I.M., Khalil, Z.H., Rashed, M.N (1988) Synthesis, spectral behaviour and antimicrobial activity of some mono-, di- and tri-cationic pyrazolocyanine dyesJournal of the Indian Chemical Society 65 (11), pp. 778-781