My major research interests are on:

1.Energy-saving/producing Processes for Wastewater treatment technologies.

2.Immobilization technologies for stabilization of biological (anaerobic) processes

3.Biological Biogas upgrading

4.Micro and Nano-plastics in Water Bodies (detection and removal)


11.Eric A Ben-David, Maryana Habibi, Elias Haddad, Mahdi Hasanin, Dror L Angel, Andy M Booth, Isam Sabbah, 2021. Microplastic distributions in a domestic wastewater treatment plant: Removal efficiency, seasonal variation and influence of sampling technique. Science of the Total Environment, Volume 752, 15 January 2021, 141880

7.Baransi-Karkaby, K., Hassanin, M., Muhsein, S., Massalha, N., Sabbah, I. (2020). Innovative ex-situ biological biogas upgrading using immobilized biomethanation bioreactor (IBBR). Water Science & Technology, 81 (6), 1319–1328.  (IF= 1.632, Q3, CN=2)

4.Anwar Dawas, Samy Abu-Salih, Isam Sabbah, Ali Nejidat, Carlos G Dosoretz, Controlling nitritation in a continuous split-feed/aeration biofilm nitrifying bioreactor, Bioresource technology, 288, 2019(IF 6.669).

13.Ali Nejidat, Damiana Diaz-Reck, Nedal Massalha, Adi Arbiv, Anwar Dawas, Carlos Dosoretz, Isam Sabbah. Abundance and diversity of anammox bacteria in a mainstream municipal wastewater treatment plant. Applied microbiology and biotechnology. doi: 10.1007/s00253-018-9126-y. IF= 3.34