El-Sayed Salama

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El-Sayed Salama,Ph.D.,Professor

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09/2010-02/2016 Department of Earth Resources and Environmental Engineering, Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea (Integrated M. Sc & Ph. D).

01/2005-05/2008 Department of Entomology and Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences, Benha University, Egypt (BSc).

09/2001-07/2004 Division of Sciences, Almanshah Alkibriu, Kafer Shoker, Egypt, (High School).


09/2018-Present Occupational and Environmental Health Department, School of Public Health, Lanzhou University, China, Professor.

03/2018-07/2018 BK21 Earth Resources and Environmental Engineering Department, Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea, Assistant Professor.

04/2016-02/2018 Earth Resources and Environmental Engineering Department, Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea, BK21 Post-Doctoral Research Fellow.

03/2010-08/2010 Environmental Engineering Department, Yonsei University, wonju campus, South Korea. Offered by Global Research Laboratory (GRL), Research Assistant.

09/2008-2/2010 Environmental Biotechnology Department, Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology Institute, City for Scientific Research and Technology Applications, Alex City, Egypt, Research Assistant

Honors & Awards

2010-2016 Excellence scholarship to study an integrated M. Sc & Ph. D degrees in the Environmental Engineering Department and Earth Resources & Environmental Engineering Department of Yonsei University and Hanyang University, respectively, South Korea. Under supervision of Prof. Byong-Hun Jeon.

2015 Best article award for a publication in “Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering.

2014 Best oral presentation award in Korean Society of Environmental Engineering Conference.

2013 Best oral presentation award in Korean Society for New and Renewable Energy Conference.

2010 Training Achievement in “Ground Water and Surface Water Science Technology” in the International School for Geosciences Resources, IS-Geo of GIGAM, South Korea.

Teaching Courses

Advanced Groundwater Contamination & Remediation; Advanced Bioremediation Engineering; Soil Contamination & Remediation; Renewable Energy & Human Health; and Scientific Writing and Peer Reviewing for Health Sciences.

Professional Service

Advanced wastewater treatment planning & Composting project consultation.

Research Interests

Advanced (waste)water treatment, Bioremediation & Composting, Anaerobic co-digestion for clean energy, Microalgal biofuels & Omics technologies, and Sequential fermentation.

Representative Achievements

El-Sayed Salama, Shouvik Saha, Mayur B. Kurade, Subhabrata Dev, Soon Woong Chang, Byong-Hun Jeon. Recent trends in anaerobic co-digestion: Fat, oil, and grease (FOG) for enhanced biomethanation. Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, 2019, 70, 22-42. (Q1, SCI, IF=25.242).

El-Sayed Salama, Jae-Hoon Hwang, Marwa M. El-Dalatony, Mayur B. Kurade, Akhil N Kabra, Reda A.I. Abou-Shanab, Ki-Hyun Kim, Il-Seung Yang, Sanjay P. Govindwar, Sunjoon Kim, Byong-Hun Jeon, Enhancement of microalgal growth and biocomponent-based transformations for improved biofuel recovery: A review. Bioresource Technology, 2018, 258, 365-375 (Q1, SCI, IF=5.807).

El-Sayed Salama, Byong-Hun Jeon, Soon Woong Chang, Sang-hun Lee, Hyun-Seog Roh, Yang Il-Seung, Mayur B. Kurad, Marwa M. El-Dalatony, Do-Hyeon Kim, Ki-Hyun Kim, Sunjoon Kim. Interactive effect of indole-3-acetic acid and diethyl aminoethyl hexanoate on the growth and fatty acid content of some microalgae for biodiesel production. Journal of Cleaner Production,2017, 168,1017-1024 (Q1, SCIE, IF=5.651).

El-Sayed Salama, Mayur B Kurade, Reda A.I. Abou-Shanab, Marwa M El-Dalatony, Il-Seung Yang, Byong-Hun Jeon. Recent progress in microalgal biomass production coupled with wastewater treatment for biofuel generation. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 2017, 79, 1189-1211 (Q1, SCI, IF=9.184).

El-Sayed Salama, Byong-Hun Jeon, Mayur B. Kurade, Reda A.I. Abou-Shanab, Sanjay P. Govindwar, Sang-Hun Lee, Il-Seung Yang, Dae Sung Lee. Harvesting of freshwater microalgae Scenedesmus obliquus and Chlorella vulgaris using acid mine drainage as a cost effective flocculant for biofuel production. Energy Conversion and Management, 2016, 121, 105-112 (Q1, SCI, IF=6.377).

El-Sayed Salama, Jung Rae Kim, Min-Kyu Ji, Dong-Wan Cho, Reda A.I. Abou-Shanab, Akhil N. Kabra, Byong-Hun Jeon. Application of acid mine drainage for coagulation/flocculation of microalgal biomass. Bioresource Technology, 2015, 186, 232-237 (Q1, SCI, IF=5.807).

El-Sayed Salama, Akhil N Kabra, Min-Kyu Ji, Jung Rae Kim, Booki Min, Byong-Hun Jeon. Enhancement of microalgae growth and fatty acid content under the influence of phytohormones. Bioresource Technology, 2014, 172, 97-103 (Q1, SCI, IF=5.807).

El-Sayed Salama, Reda A.I. Abou-Shanab, Jung-Rae Kim, Sang-Ho Lee, Seong-Heon Kim, Sang-Eun Oh, Hyun-Chul Kim, Hyun-Seog Roh, Byong-Hun Jeon. The effect of salinity on the growth and biochemical properties of Chlamydomonas mexicana GU732420 cultivated in municipal wastewater. Environmental Technology, 2014, 12,1491-1498 (Q1, SCI, IF=1.666).

El-Sayed Salama, Hyun-Chul Kim, Reda A.I. Abou-Shanab, Min-Kyu Ji, You-Kwan Oh, Seong-Heon Kim, Byong-Hun Jeon. Biomass, lipid content and fatty acid composition of freshwater Chlamydomonas mexicana and Scenedesmus obliquus grown under salt stress. Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering, 2013, 36, 827-833 (Q1, SCI, IF=2.139).


Byong-Hun Jeon, El-Sayed Salama, Min-Kyu Ji, Minsun Lee, Hoo Kim, Methods for preparation of microalgae biomass using the plant growth regulators, Korea Patent Registration Number 1111710000. (2018-03-28).

Byong-Hun Jeon, El-Sayed Salama, Min-Kyu Ji, Method for biomass recovery using acid mine wastewater, Korea Patent Registration Number 1016402970000. (2016-07-11).

Byong-Hun Jeon, Min-Kyu Ji, El-Sayed Salama, Jae-Hoon Hwang, Culturing method of microalgae for producing biodiesel by regulating salinity in wastewater, Korea Patent Registration Number 1014790290000. (2014-12-29).