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Department of Civil Engineering

Prof Rafid Al Khaddar

Prof Rafid Al Khaddar

Telephone: 0151 231 2809

Publications

Journal article

Zubaidi S, Dooley J, Alkhaddar R, Abdellatif M, Al-Bugharbee H, Ortega-Martorell S. 2018. A Novel Approach for Predicting Monthly Water Demand by Combining Singular Spectrum Analysis with Neural Networks Journal of Hydrology, 561 :136-145 >DOI

Jebur AA, Atherton W, Al Khaddar RM. 2018. Feasibility of an evolutionary artificial intelligence (AI) scheme for modelling of load settlement response of concrete piles embedded in cohesionless soil Ships and Offshore Structures, :1-14 >DOI

Hashim KS, Shaw A, Al Khaddar R, Pedrola MO, Phipps D. 2017. Iron removal, energy consumption and operating cost of electrocoagulation of drinking water using a new flow column reactor JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT, 189 :98-108 >DOI >Link

Leiblein T, Tucker MP, Ashall M, Al Khaddar R, Hofer S. 2016. Risk Management - Hygiene and Legionella in water systems in hospitals: Relevance for Facility Management and Facility Services Waterline - The Journal of the Water Management Society, :8-10

Abdellatif M, Atherton W, Alkhaddar RM, Osman YZ. 2015. Quantitative assessment of sewer overflow performance with climate change in northwest England HYDROLOGICAL SCIENCES JOURNAL-JOURNAL DES SCIENCES HYDROLOGIQUES, 60 :636-650 >DOI >Link

Abdellatif M, Atherton W, Alkhaddar R, Osman Y. 2015. Flood risk assessment for urban water system in a changing climate using artificial neural network NATURAL HAZARDS, 79 :1059-1077 >DOI >Link

Adegoke PB, Atherton W, Al Khaddar RM. 2014. A novel simple method for measuring the velocity of dam-break flow WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment, 184 :23-34 >DOI

Phipps DA, Alkhaddar R. 2014. Compulsion, Coercion, and Cooperation: Consumer Attitudes to Domestic Water Efficiency World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2014: Water Without Borders - Proceedings of the 2014 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, :2033-2042 >DOI

Elhajaji A, Al'Khaddar R, Haddoud D, Durr S. 2014. Thermal Desalination Technologies as Alternative Options for Water Scarcity in Libya World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2014, :2247-2258

Abdellatif M, Atherton W, Alkhaddar R. 2014. Assessing combined sewer overflows with long lead time for better surface water management ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY, 35 :568-580 >DOI >Link

Idowu IA, Alkhaddar RM, Atherton W. 2014. Possible source term of high concentrations of mecoprop-p in leachate and water quality: impact of climate change, public use and disposal ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY, 35 :2055-2067 >DOI >Link

Phipps DA, Alkhaddar R. 2013. Personal behavior, technological advance - Controlling the domestic use of water in a consumer society World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2013: Showcasing the Future - Proceedings of the 2013 Congress, :2656-2664

Idowu I, Atherton W, Alkhaddar R. 2013. Prediction of mecoprop transportion from leachate and its effect on water quality across North West England World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2013: Showcasing the Future - Proceedings of the 2013 Congress, :1552-1562

Loffill E, Alkhaddar R, Phipps D, Andoh R, Al-Ansari NA. 2013. Aerated CoUFs - A pilot scale study into the impacts of changing variables on nitrification performance Journal of Environmental Hydrology, 21

Abdellatif M, Atherton W, Alkhaddar R. 2013. Application of the stochastic model for temporal rainfall disaggregation for hydrological studies in north western England JOURNAL OF HYDROINFORMATICS, 15 :555-567 >DOI >Link

Al Khaddar RM. 2013. Application of the stochastic model for temporal rainfall disaggregation for hydrological studies in north western England Journal of Hydroinformatics, 15 :555-567 >DOI

Idowu I, Alo B, Atherton W, Al Khaddar R. 2013. Profile of medical waste management in two healthcare facilities in Lagos, Nigeria: a case study. Waste Manag Res, 31 :494-501 >DOI >Link

Abdellatif M, Atherton W, Alkhaddar R. 2012. Modelling peaks over threshold under the effects of climate change World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2012: Crossing Boundaries, Proceedings of the 2012 Congress, :3431-3442 >DOI

Alkhaddar RM, Loffil E, Phipps DA, Andoh R. 2012. Nitrifying continuous upflow filters: Understanding large scale plant from laboratory and pilot scale experiments World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2012: Crossing Boundaries, Proceedings of the 2012 Congress, :3652-3661 >DOI

Alkhaddar R, Wooder T, Sertyesilisik B, Tunstall A. 2012. Deep learning approach's effectiveness on sustainability improvement in the UK construction industry Management of Environmental Quality: An International Journal, 23 :126-139 >DOI

Loffill E, Alkhaddar RM, Phipps DA, Andoh RYG. 2011. Aeration, media and flow rate effects on the ammonia removal performance of a pilot scale continuous up-flow filter World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2011: Bearing Knowledge for Sustainability - Proceedings of the 2011 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, :3369-3378 >DOI

Al-Dasoqi N, Mason A, Al-Khaddar R, Al-Shamma’a AI. 2011. Real-time non-destructive microwave sensor for nutrient monitoring in wastewater treatment.

Loffill E, Alkhaddar RM, Phipps DA, Faram MG, Papaefthimiou G. 2010. Residence time distribution and the investigation of bed movement in a Continuously Operated Upflow Filter (COUF) for tertiary wastewater treatment World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2010: Challenges of Change - Proceedings of the World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2010, :3764-3773 >DOI

Atherton W, Ash JW, Alkhaddar RM. 2008. The modeling of spills resulting from the catastrophic failure of above ground storage tanks and the development of mitigation International Oil Spill Conference - IOSC 2008, Proceedings, :949-956

Alkhaddar R, Phipps D. 2008. Water efficiency in leisure centres Journal of Retail & Leisure Property, 7 :167-178 >DOI

Alkhaddar RA, Phipps D, Morgan R, Karci B, Hordesseux J. 2007. Saving water in showers Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 76 >DOI

Lewis GP, Wylie SR, Shaw A, Al-Shamma'A AI, Phipps D, Alkhaddar R, Bond G. 2007. Monitoring and control system for tuneable high frequency microwave assisted chemistry Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 76 >DOI

Pitt M, Alkhaddar RM. 2006. Maintaining industrial water supplies in Jordan Journal of Facilities Management, 4 :203-219 >DOI

Cheng C, Phipps D, Alkhaddar RM. 2006. Thermophilic aerobic wastewater treatment of waste metalworking fluids WATER AND ENVIRONMENT JOURNAL, 20 :227-232 >DOI >Link

Alkhaddar RM, Phipps DA, Cheng C. 2005. Today and tomorrow! Research prospects for aerobic biological liquid waste treatment for reduction of carbon load European Water Management Online, :1-18

Alkhaddar RM, Sheehy WJS, Al-Ansari N. 2005. Jordan's water resources - Supply and future demand WATER INTERNATIONAL, 30 :294-303 >DOI >Link

Alkhaddar RM, Sheehy WJ, Al-Ansari N. 2005. Jordan's Water Resources Water International, 30 :294-303 >DOI

Cheng C, Phipps D, Alkhaddar RM. 2005. Treatment of spent metalworking fluids WATER RESEARCH, 39 :4051-4063 >DOI >Link

Cotgrave AJ, al khaddar R. 2005. Greening the Curricula within Construction Programmes Journal of Education in the Built Environment,

Alkhaddar R. 2003. Water harvesting in Jordan using earth ponds Waterlines, 22 :19-21 >DOI

Alkhaddar RM, Higgins PR, Phipps DA, Andoh RYG. 2002. The experimental and residence time distribution estimation of the decomposition of hydrogen peroxide within a hydrodynamic vortex separator Global Solutions for Urban Drainage, :1-17

Alkhaddar RM, Higgins PR, Phipps DA, Andoh RYG. 2001. Residence time distribution of a model hydrodynamic vortex separator Urban Water, 3 :17-24 >DOI

Al-Khaddar RM. 1982. Flow over vertical discontinuities in rectangular channels.

Al-Khaddar RM. 1982. Flow over vertical discontinuities in rectangular channels.

Abdulredha M, Al Khaddar R, Jordan DW, Kot P, Abdulridha A, Hashim K. Estimating solid waste generation by hospitality industry during major festivals: a quantification model based on multiple regression Waste Management,

Al-Attabi AWN, Harris C, Al Khaddar R, Hashim K, Ortoneda Pedrola M, Phipps D. Improving sludge settleability by introducing an innovative, two-stage settling sequencing batch reactor Journal of Water Process Engineering, 20 :207-216 >DOI

Al-Attabi AWN, Harris C, Alkhaddar H, Alzeyadi A. An investigation into the effects of MLSS on the effluent quality and sludge settleability in an aerobic-anoxic sequencing batch reactor (AASBR) 1st International Conference on Sustainable Water Processing, >DOI

Jebur AAJ, Atherton WILLIAM, Al khaddar RAFIDMH, Loffill EDWARD. Nonlinear analysis of single model piles subjected to lateral load in sloping ground Procedia Engineering, 196 :52-59 >DOI

Jebur AAJ, Atherton WILLIAM, AL khaddar RAFIDMH, Loffill EDWARD. Piles in sandy soil: A numerical study and experimental validation Procedia Engineering, 196 >DOI

Hashim KS, Shaw ANDY, Al Khaddar RAFID, Ortoneda Pedrola MONTSERRAT. Controlling Water Temperature during the Electrocoagulation Process Using an Innovative Flow Column-Electrocoagulation Reactor International Journal of Environmental, Chemical, Ecological, Geological and Geophysical Engineering, 9 :964-967

Abdellatif MEM, Atherton W, Alkhaddar R, Osman Y. Flood Risk Assessment for Urban Drainage System in a Changing Climate Using Artificial Neural Network Natural Hazard, >DOI

Abdellatif M, Atherton W, Al-Khaddar R. Climate change impacts on the Extreme Rainfall for selected sites in North Western England 2 :49-58 >DOI

Abdellatif MEM. Application of the UKCP09 WG outputs to assess performance of combined sewers system in a Changing Climate Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, >DOI

Abdellatif M, Atherton W, Al Khaddar RM. A hybrid generalised linear and Levenberg-Marquardt artificial neural network approach for downscaling future rainfall in north Western England >DOI

Al Khaddar RM, Abu-Nukta A, Sertyesilisik B. Cropping Systems as Water Harvesting Techniques for Barley Production in Arid and Semi-arid Areas in Jordan Journal of Facilities Management, 7 :319-331 >DOI >Link

Al Khaddar RM, Asemota L, Sertyesilisik B, Tunstall A. Wastewater Management in Lagos State: Moving Toward a More Sustainable Approach Journal of Environmental Quality Management, 20 :63-72 >DOI >Link

Conference publication

Abbas A, Ruddock F, Alkhaddar R, Rothwell G, Andoh R. 2017. A Novel Method for Laying Sustainable Separate Sewer Systems Soibelman L, PenaMora F. INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTURE 2017: TECHNOLOGY, International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure :13-25 >Link

Abbas A, Ruddock F, Alkhaddar R, Rothwell G, Andoh R. 2017. Standardised System Methodology for National and International Identification of Sewer Systems Soibelman L, PenaMora F. INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTURE 2017: POLICY, FINANCE, AND EDUCATION, International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure - Policy, Finance, and Education :367-374 >Link

Alzeyadi A, Loffill E, Alkhaddar R, Alattabi A. 2017. Factors that Influence Nutrient Removal in Up-Flow Filters Dunn CN, VanWeele B. WORLD ENVIRONMENTAL AND WATER RESOURCES CONGRESS 2017: WATER, WASTEWATER, AND STORMWATER; URBAN WATERSHED MANAGEMENT; AND MUNICIPAL WATER INFRASTRUCTURE, 17th Annual World Environmental and Water Resources Congress :156-166 >Link

Abbas A, Ruddock F, Alkhaddar R, Rothwell G, Andoh R. 2017. Pipeline-Soil Interaction Simulation under Live Loads Using Elastoplastic Finite Element Models with Laboratory Validation Dunn CN, VanWeele B. WORLD ENVIRONMENTAL AND WATER RESOURCES CONGRESS 2017: WATER, WASTEWATER, AND STORMWATER; URBAN WATERSHED MANAGEMENT; AND MUNICIPAL WATER INFRASTRUCTURE, 17th Annual World Environmental and Water Resources Congress :453-464 >Link

Al-Attabi AWN, Harris , Alkhaddar , Alzeyadi . 2017. The effects of hydraulic retention time on the sludge characteristics and effluent quality in an ASSBR http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/downloadCitations, International Conference for Students on Applied Engineering (ISCAE) :458-462 >DOI

Alzeyadi A, Loffill E, Alkhaddar R. 2015. A study of the physical and chemical characteristics of Ca-rich materials for use as phosphate removal filter media: A process based on laboratory-scale test Karvazy K, Webster VL. World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2015: Floods, Droughts, and Ecosystems, World Environmental and Water Resources Congress :2470-2479 >Link

Elhajaji A, Al Khaddar R, Haddoud D, Dürr S. 2015. The impact of thermal desalination technologies MED with TVC and without TVC on the Libyan Coastline World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2015: Floods, Droughts, and Ecosystems - Proceedings of the 2015 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, :2480-2492 >DOI

Phipps D, Alkhaddar R, Stiller M. 2013. Water saving in domestic car washing World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2013: Showcasing the Future - Proceedings of the 2013 Congress, :3104-3113

Al-Dasoqi N, Mason A, Alkhaddar R, Al-Shamma'a AI. 2011. Use of Sensors in Wastewater Quality Monitoring - A Review of Available Technologies. 2011 World Environmental & Water Resources Congress

Phipps D, Alkhaddar R, Morgan R, McClelland R, Doherty R. 2009. Water and Energy Efficient Showers Howlett RJ, Jain LC, Lee SH. SUSTAINABILITY IN ENERGY AND BUILDINGS, 1st International Conference on Sustainability in Energy and Buildings :357-+ >DOI >Link

Loffill E, Alkhaddar R, Phipps D, Andoh R, Faram M. 2008. Storm Water best management practices into the existing urban landscape- Systems for controlling sediments World environmental and water resources congress 2008

HARRIS CB, ALKHADDAR RM. 1995. OPTIMISATION OF THE OPERATING PARAMETERS IN AN EXPERIMENTAL DAF PROCESS FOR WASTEWATER TREATMENT Wrobel LC, Latinopoulos P. WATER POLLUTION III, 3rd International Conference on Water Pollution - Modelling, Measuring and Prediction :321-328 >Link

Jebur AAJ, Al Khaddar RAFIDMH, Atherton WILLIAM, Loffill EDWARD, Alattabi AW. Modelling of Pile-Soil Interaction of Concrete Model Piles Penetrated in Sand Soil The 3nd BUiD Doctoral Research Conference - British University in Dubai BDRC 2017

Al-Attabi AWN, harris CLARE, Al khaddar RAFID, Alzeyadi ALI, Jebur AMEER, Hashim KHALID. Ammonia Removal using Sequencing Batch Reactor: The Effects of Organic Loading Rate 3rd BUiD Annual Doctoral Research Conference 2017

Abdulredha MAA, AL khaddar RAFID, Jordan DAVID, Al-attabi A. Facing up to waste: how can hotel managers in Kerbala, Iraq, help the city deal with its waste problem? Creative Construction Conference 2017

Abdulredha MAA, AL khaddar RAFID, Jordan DAVID. Hoteliers’ attitude towards solid waste source separation through mega festivals: A pilot study in Karbala 3rd Doctoral Research Conference

Hashim KS, Shaw ANDY, Al Khaddar RAFID, Ortoneda Pedrola MONTSERRAT, Phipps DAVID. Influence of electrodes spacing on internal temperature of electrocoagulation (EC) cells during the removal (Fe II) from drinking water The 3rd BUiD Annual Doctoral Research Conference 2017

Al-Attabi AWN, harris CLARE, al khaddar RAFID, Alzeyadi ALI, Abdulredha MUHAMMAD. Online Monitoring of a Sequencing Batch Reactor Treating Domestic Wastewater Creative Construction Conference 2017, CCC 2017

Abdulredha MAA, AL khaddar RAFID, Jordan DAVID, Hashim KHALID. The development of a waste management system in Kerbala during major pilgrimage events: determination of solid waste composition Creative Construction Conference 2017

Alattabi AW, Harris CB, Al khaddar RAFID, Alzeyadi A. The Relationship between Operating Condition and Sludge Wasting of an Aerobic Suspension Sequencing Batch Reactor (ASSBR) Treating Phenolic Wastewater 2nd BUiD Annual Doctoral Research Conference 2016,

Al-Attabi AWN, harris C, Al Khaddar RAFID, alzeyadi ALI, hashim KHALID. Treatment of Residential Complexes’ Wastewater using Environmentally Friendly Technology Creative Construction Conference 2017, CCC 2017

Chapters

Abdellatif MEM, Atherton W, Alkhaddar R. 2013. Future Challenges in Urban Drainage Systems under Global Warming Causes, Impacts and Solutions to Global Warming Springer 9781461475873

Engagement & Impact

Editorial boards:

Construction Innovation Journal, Member of the Editorial Board, http://www.arnoldpublishers.com/journals/pages/con_inn/edit.htm

Water and Environment Journal (WEJ), Member of the Editorial Board, http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/journal.asp?ref=1747-6585&site=1

External committees:

Water and Wastewater Technical Committee, American Society of Civil Engineers/Environment and Water Resources Institute(ASCE/EWRI), Committee Secretary, http://www.asce.org/environmental-and-water-resources-engineering/environmental-and-water-resources-institute/

Accreditation Panel, CIWEM, Panel Member, http://www.ciwem.org/

Qualification Panel, CIWEM, Panel Member, http://www.ciwem.org/

Presidential Team, CIWEM, President Elect, http://www.ciwem.org/

Trustee Board, The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM), Member, http://www.ciwem.org/

Presidential team, CIWEM, President Elect

Environment Advisory Panel for the Rivers and Canals Trust, Rivers and Canals Trust, Panel Member

Qualification Panel, CIWEM, Academic Member

Council Member, Rivers and Canal Trust, the Society for the Environment representative on the COuncil

Board of Trustees, the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Manageent(CIWEM), Memebr, http://www.ciwem.org.uk/

Membership of professional bodies:

Member, the Environment and Water Resources Institute (EWRI) of the ASCE

Chartered Environmetalist, Society for the Environment

Chartered Member, The Engineering Council

Fellow, CIWEM, http://www.ciwem.org.uk/

Other invited event:

6th International Conference on Developments of eSystems Engineering (DeSE), The Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi (Next to Abu Dhabi Mall), I was an invited Keynote speaker to this Conference and delivered a presentation titles, 'Water the Essence of Life'

3rd International Conference and Exhibition on Laboratory Technology (LABTECH), Gulf Hotel, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain, Invited as a Keynote Speaker to this Conference to deliver a speech on Water conservation and Management

Teaching qualification:

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy(FHEA)