Prof. Mostafa Abdel-Salam Radwan
Staff Development/Library Coordinator
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Professor Mostafa Radwan was born on 29Th of July 1953 in Cairo, Egypt. He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering in 1976 from the Military Technical College (MTC), Cairo, Egypt, with grade Excellent with honors. He was awarded his M.Sc. in 1985 from the same school. In 1991, he was awarded his doctoral degree from Department of Applied Chemistry, University of Salford, UK. As a Ph.D student Professor Mostafa Radwan earned the "Overseas Research Student Award". Since 1981 till 2005 Professor Mostafa Radwan worked in several funded projects in different polymer applications in the military field to produce lower vulnerability and high performance energetic materials. He taught several courses for postgraduate and undergraduate students, developing laboratories and courses, supervising M.Sc. and Ph.D. students. Since 2005 till now Prof. Mostafa Radwan worked as the professor of chemical engineering in Chemical Eng Department and in March 2011 he became the acting head of the chemical engineering department till September 2012. Dr. Radwan obtained the professorship degree in Chemical Engineering from the Supreme Council of Egyptian Universities in 2006.

Education
  • Obtaining Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering in 1976 from the Military Technical College (MTC), Cairo, Egypt
  • Awarded his M.Sc. in 1985 from the Military Technical College (MTC), Cairo, Egypt
  • Awarded doctoral degree from Department of Applied Chemistry, University of Salford, UK in 1988.
Journal Articles
  • Removal of Methylene Blue by Adsorption of Water Hyacinth Derived Active Carbon Embedded with Cobalt Nanoparticles:, H A Elazab, A O Okasha, M A Radwan, M A Sadek, A Firouze, T Tamer, Letters in Applied NanoBioScience, 10,4, PP 2697-2705, 2021.
  • ‘Aluminium nanoparticles: The potentials of metalized explosives with combined destructive effect (combustion/Detonation)” Elbasueny S, Zaky M.G., Radwan M, Maraden A, Abdelkhalek S.M., IOP Conference Series Material Science and Engineering, 2020, 975(1), 012009.
  • “The potentials of Aluminium nanoparticles: Novel high energy density for underwater explosions” )” Elbasueny S, Zaky M.G., Radwan M, Bennaya M, Abdelkhalek S.M., IOP Conference Series Material Science and Engineering, 2020, 975(1), 012008.
  • “Synthesis and Characterization of Chitosan based catalyst for catalysis applications” )” Hany A. Elazab, Remiz,Y.G. M. A. Radwan, M. A. Sadek,International Journal of Advanced Trends in Computer Science and Engineering, 9(1), 71, pp.521-527, 2020.
  • Synthesis and Characterization of PVP based Catalysts for selected application in catalysis” Elazab, H.A, Ayad, M.N., Hammam, M.M., Radwan, M.A., Sadek, M.A., Bionterface Research in Applied Chemistry, 10(2), pp. 5209-5216, 2020.
  • “Synthesis of CuO-distributed carbon nanofiber: Alternative hybrid for solid propellants” Elbasuney,S, Gobara,M, Zaky,M.G, Abd Elkodous,M, Radwan, M, J of Material Science in electronics, 31(11),pp 8212-8219, 2020.
  • “The Kinetic Study of DPT using mathematica as an efficient optimization tool” El Dewaik M H, Gadalla M., Radwan M A. Sadek M A., Elazab H A., Journal of Advanced Trends in Computer Science and Engineering, 2020, 9(4), PP 6774-6782,376.
  • Shear Thicknening Fluids Comparative Analysis Composed of Silica Nanoparticles in polyethylene Glycol and Starch in water”, Mankarious R. A., Radwan M. A., Journal of Nanotechnology, 2020, 2020, 8839185.
  • “Nanothermite colloids: A New Prospective for Enhanced Performance” M.G. Zaky, R. Sahu, Radwan, A. Abdalla, and S. Elbasuney, Journal of defence technology, 15(3) pp 319-325, 2019.
  • “Novel Aspects for Therma Stability Studiesand Shelf Life Assessment of Modified Double-Base Propellants”, A.M.A. Elghafour, Radwan, R.SAdek, A. Motaz and S. Elbasuney, Journal of defence technology, 15(3) pp 300-305, 2019.
  • “MWNTs Coated with CuO Particles: A Novel Nano-Catalyst for Solid Propellants” Elbasuney, M.Yehia,  M. Gaber Zaky,   Mostafa A. Radwan,   J of Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers and Materials, 2019.
  • “Follow-up and Kinetic Model Selection of Dinitro Pentamethylene Tetramine (DPT)” Hany a Elazab, M.M.Sleet, Said M. Hassanein, M. A. Radwan, M. A. Sadek, International J of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering (IJITEE) ISSN:2278-3075, Volume-8 Issue-8, June, 2019.
  • “3,7-Dinitro-1,3,5,7-Tetraazabicyclo [3,3,1] Nonane (DPT): An important Intermediate in the Synthesis Route of One of the Most Powerful Energetic Materials (RDX/HMX)” Hany a Elazab, M.M.Sleet, Said M. Hassanein, M. A. Radwan, M. A. Sadek, International J of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering (IJITEE) ISSN:2278-3075, Volume-8 Issue-4S2, March, 2019.
  • “Synthesis of CuO Nanocrystals Supported on Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes for Nanothermite Applications” Sherif Elbasuney,  Gaber Zaky,   Mostafa Radwan,  · Rakesh P. Sahu,  Ishwar K. Puri, J of Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers and Materials, Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, part of Springer Nature 2019.
  • ”Synthesis, Characterization and Selected Application of Chitosan-Coated Magnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles” M A Radwan, M A Rashad, M A Sadek, H A Elazab, J of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy, 54,2, 303-310, 2019
  • “Novel Superthermite Nanocomposite Hybrid Material Based on CuO Coated Carbon Nanofibers For Advanced Energetic Systems” S Elbasuney, MG ZAki, RP Sahu, IK Puri, M Radwan, J of Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers and Materials, Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, part of Springer Nature 2019
  • “Highly energetic nitramines: A novel platonizing agent for double base propellants with superior combustion characteristics”, M.A. Elghafour, M. Radwan, A. Fahd, H.E. Mostafa and S. Elbasuney, Journal of Fuel, 227, pp. 478-484, 2018.
  • “Facile Micrwave-Assisted Synthetic Approach to Palladium Nanoparticles Supported on Copper Oxide as an Efficient Catalyst for Heck and Sonogashira Cross-Coupling Reactions”, H. Elazab, A. Radwan, T.T. Elidreesy, International Journal of Nanoscience, 2018.
  • “Metal complexes of novel Schiff base derived from the condensation of 2-quinoline carboxaldehyde and amboxol drug with some transition metal ions”, W. Mahmoud, G.G. Mohamed, H. Elsawy, A. Radwan, Journal of Applied Organometallic Chemistry, 32(7),e4392, 2018.
  • “Novel Approach to Quantify the Chemical Stability and Shelf Life of Modified Double-Base Propellants”, A.M.A. Elghafour,
  1. Radwan, A. Fahd, H.E. Mostafa and S. Elbasuney, Journal of defence technology, 2018.
  • “Preparation and Characterization of Decorative and Heat Insulating Floor Tiles for Building Roofs”, B. Ashraf, Radwan, M. Sadek, H. Elazab, International Journal of Engineering & Technology, 7,(3), pp.1295-1298, 2018
  • “Preparation and characterization of Bullet-Proof Vests based on polyamide Fibers”, N. Sherif, Radwan, M Sadek and H Elazab, International Journal of Engineering & Technology, 7,(3), pp.1290-1294, 2018.
  • “Preparation of Insulating material based on rice straw and inexpensive polymers for different roofs”, F. Zakaria, Radwan, M Sadek and H Elazab, International Journal of Engineering & Technology, 7 (4), 1983-1988, 2018.
  • “Insulating material based on shredded used tires and inexpensive polymers for different roofs”, R. Nasser, M. Radwan, M Sadek and H Elazab, International Journal of Engineering & Technology, 7 (4), 1983-1988, 2018.
  • “Investigating the Agricultural Applications of Acryl amide Based Hydrogel” M A Radwan, O Alsweasy, M A Sadek, H A Elazab, International J of Engineering and Technology 7 (4.29), 168-171, 2018.
  • “Novel aspects for thermal stability studies and shelf life assessment of modified double base propellants” Sherif Elbasuney, Radwan, A Fahd, AMA Elghafour, Journal of defence technology, 2018
  • "Mechanical Characteristics for Different Composite Materials Based on Commercial Epoxy Resins and Different Fillers", Marwa Mohamed Naeem, Mostafa A. Radwan , Mohamed A. Sadek, Hany A. Elazab, Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 12(5), 1179-1185, 2017.
  • "Preparation, Characterization and Biological Activity Evaluation of some Metal Complexes from Novel Schiff Bases based on Ambroxol Drug", Walaa H. Mahmoud, Mostafa M.H Khalil, Hoda A. Elsawy, Gehad G. Mohamed , Mostafa A. Radwan, International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research and Managment, 2(8), 98-111, 2017.
  • "Preparation of Hydrogel Based on Acryl Amide and Investigation of Different Factors Affecting Rate and Amount of Absorbed Water", Mostafa A. Radwan, Omar H. Al-Sweasy, Hany A. Elazab, Agricultural Sciences, 8, 161-170, 2017.
  • "Bulletproof Vests/Shields Prepared from Composite Material Based on Strong Polyamide Fibers and Epoxy Resin",  Remon A. Mankarious, Mostafa A. Radwan , Mostafa Shazly, Hany A. Elazab, Journal of Engineering and Applied Science, 12(10), 2697-2701, 2017.
  • "Stabilized super-thermite colloids: A new generation of advanced highly energetic materials", Sherif Elbasuneya, M. Gaber Zakya, Mostafa A. Radwan, Sherif F. Mostafa, Applied Surface Science 419, 328–336, 2017.

 

  • “Thermo chemical evaluation of some low signature base bleed formulations” Ehab. M. Youssef, Mostafa. A. Radwan, Hosam E. Mostafa and Tamer El-Shenawy,  48th International Annual conference of the Fraunhofer ICT, June, 2017 Karlsruhe, Germany.

 

 

  • "Base Bleed Propellant, Preparation, Characterization and Aging", Ehab. M. Youssef, Mostafa. A. Radwan, Hosam E. Mostafa and Moustafa. K. Hadhoud, 47th International Annual conference of the Fraunhofer ICT, June 28-July 1, 2016 Karlsruhe, Germany.

 

 

  • "Low Signature Advanced Base Bleed Grains", Ehab. M. Youssef, Mostafa A. Radwan, Hosam E. Mostafa and Moustafa. K. Hadhoud, International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, 6 (12), 980-985, 2015.

 

  • "Inhibition of Aluminum Corrosion in Hydrochloric Acid by Cellulose and Chitosan", M. Abdallah, I. Zaafarany, A. Fawzy, M. A. Radwan and E. Abdfattah, Journal of American Science, 9(7), 580-586, 2013.

 

  • "Polyethylene Glycol Compounds As Corrosion Inhibitors for Aluminium in 0.5M Hydrochloric Acid Solutions", M. Abdallah, H.E. Megahed, M. A. Radwan, E. Abdfattah, Journal of American Science, 8(11), 49-55, 2012.

 

  • "Evaluation and Characterization of Magnetic Carboxymethyl Chitosan Nanocomposite for Removal of Zink and Lead from Waste-water", Sameh S. H. Haridi, Amina A. Zekry, Mostafa A. Radwan and Mohamed A. Sharaf, Journal of American Science, 8(11), 56-60, 2012.
  • "Energetic Thin Sheet Materials Based on Polyisoprene and Polyurethane", Mostafa A. Radwan, 38th International ICT Conference,    25-29 June, 2007, Karlsruhe, Germany.
  • "Sensitivity and Performance of Energetic Materials Based on Different Energetic Binders", Mostafa A. Radwan, 37th International ICT Conference, 27-30 June, 2006, Karlsruhe, Germany.
  • "Application of Some Chromatography Techniques in the Analysis of Explosives, Radwan, Sherif, Ismaeil , 3rd International Conference on Chemical and Environmental Engineering, 16-18 May, 2006, MTC, Cairo, Egypt.
  • "Preparation and Characterization of Thin Sheets of Energetic Materials Based on Polyisoprene", Mostafa A. Radwan, Hosam E. Mostafa and Karim K. Elsharkawy, 3rd International Conference on Chemical and Environmental Engineering, 16-18 May, 2006, MTC, Cairo, Egypt.
  • "Preparation and Sensitivity Characteristics of 3-Nitro-1,2,4-triazol-5-one (NTO)- Based Casted Explosive Formulations", Mostafa A. Radwan, Hosam E.Mostafa and Muzamil M. Ahmed, 3rd International Conference on Chemical and Environmental Engineering, 16-18 May, 2006, MTC, Cairo, Egypt.
  • “Effect of Different Binders on the Performance of Some Advanced Plastic Bonded Explosives” Mostafa A Radwan, Mohamed M Seleet and Mohamed G Zaki, 3rd International Conference on Chemical and Environmental Engineering, 16-18 May, 2006, MTC, Cairo, Egypt.
  • "Preparation and Characterization of Glycidyl Azide Polymer (GAP) as a Plasticizer in Composite Solid Rocket Propellant", I.M. Kamal, A. Radwan, H.E. Mostafa and M.A. Borham, 2nd International Conference on Chemical and Environmental Engineering, 23-25 November 2004.
  • “Preparation And Characterization of Plastic Bonded Explosives Based On Penthrite And Fluorel Binder”, M. M. Ismail, A.Radwan and W.M.El-Meligy, 1st International Conference on Chemical & Environmental Engineering, 14-16 May, 2002, MTC, Cairo, Egypt.
  • “Epichlorohydrin Cationic Polymerization”, M. Sadek, M. Fayed, M. ismail, A. Radwan and H. Mustafa, 1st International Conference on Chemical & Environmental Engineering, 14-16 May, 2002, MTC, Cairo, Egypt.
  • “Sensitivity and Brisance of Plastic Bonded Explosives Based on Octogen and Fluorel”, Mostafa A. Radwan , 33rd International Annual Conference of ICT, 25-28 June, 2002, Karlsruhe, Germany.
  • “Explosive Characteristics of Aluminized Plastic Bonded Explosives Based on Octogen and Polyurethane Binder”, Mostafa A. Radwan,  32nd International Annual Conference of ICT, 4-7 July, 2001, Karlsruhe, Germany.
  • “Stress Strain Properties of Nitramine Composite Rocket Propellants”, Mostafa A. Radwan, 32nd International Annual Conference of ICT, 4-7 July, 2001, Karlsruhe, Germany.
  • “Effect of Aging On Thermal Decomposition of Ammonium Perchlorate”, M. A. Sadek, M. H. Moeen, Mostafa A. Radwan and H.H. Ameen, 32nd International Annual Conference of ICT, 4-7 July, 2001. Karlsruhe, Germany.
  • “Thermal Decomposition of Nitramine Composite Solid Propellants (NCSP) Based on Polyurethane Binders”, A.Sadek, M.H.Moeen, Mostafa A. Radwan and H. H. Ameen,  31st International Annual Conference of ICT, 27-30 June, 2000, Karlsruhe, Germany.
  • “Activation Energy of HMX Via.Thermal Decomposition”, H.H.Ameen, M.A.Sadek, M.H. Moeen, A. Radwan and H.A. Abdel Maged, 27th Pyrotechnic Seminar, 2000, USA.
  • “Thermo-Analytical Studies of HMX”, A. Sadek, M. H. Moeen, Mostafa A. Radwan and H. H. Ameen,  8th International Conference on Aerospace Sciences and Aviation Technology (ASAT), 4-6 May 1999, M.T.C., Cairo, Egypt.
  • “Synthesis and Characterization of Organic Polymer Conductor Based on Polyaniline”, Sh Fayed, Sh. R. Gooda, Mostafa A. Radwan and M. A. Borham,  8th International Conference on Aerospace Sciences and Aviation Technology (ASAT), 4-6 May 1999, M.T.C., Cairo, Egypt.
  • “Preparation and Investigation of Azide Hydroxy Terminated Polybutadiene”, A. Sadek, M. Sh. Fayed, Mostafa A. Radwan, and M. A. Borham.  8th International Conference on Aerospace Sciences and Aviation Technology (ASAT), 4-6 May 1999, M.T.C., Cairo, Egypt.
  • “Organic Conductors Based on Poly (P-Anisidine)”, Sh. Fayed, Mostafa A. Radwan, Sh. R. Gooda and M. A. Borham,  2nd International Conference on Electrical Engineering 23-25 November, 1999, M.T.C., Cairo, Egypt.
  • “Reinforcement of Composite Rocket Propellants by Cotton and Nitrocellulose Fibers”, H.E. Mostafa, S. M. Hassanien, Mostafa A. Radwan and M. A. Sadek, 7th International Conference on Aerospace Sciences and Aviation Technology (ASAT), 13-15 May 1997, M.T.C., Cairo, Egypt.
  • “Preparation of Nitrocellulose Based on the Egyptian Long Stapled Cotton”, Mostafa A. Radwan, 6th Conference on Aeronautical Sciences and Aviation Technology (ASAT), 2-4 May 1995, M.T.C. Cairo, Egypt.
  • Effect of Energy Modifiers on Emulsion Explosive Performance”, M. T. Haridi, M. M. Seleet, Mostafa A. Radwan and A. E. Mostafa, 6th Conference on Aeronautical Sciences and Aviation Technology (ASAT), 2-4 May 1995, M.T.C. Cairo, Egypt.
  • “Literature Review for Water in Oil Emulsion Explosive Compositions Through the Period 1982-1992”, T. Haridi, M. M. Seleet, Mostafa A. Radwan and A. E. Mostafa, 6th Conference on Applied Mechanics and Mechanical Engineering (AMME), 3-5 May 1994, M.T.C. Cairo, Egypt.
  • “Improvement of the Explosive Characteristics and Thermal Stability of Emulsion Explosive Compositions”, M. M. Seleet,
    H. Moeen, Mostafa A. Radwan and A. E. Mostafa, 20th International Pyrotechnics Seminar, 25-29 July, 1994, Colorado Springs, Colarodo, U.S.A.
  • “Characteristics and Performance of Energetic Binders Based on Heterocyclic Compounds”, M. A. Sadek, Mostafa A. Radwan and
    Sh. Fayed, 5TH Conference on Aeronautical Sciences and Aviation Technology (ASAT), 4-6 May, 1993, M. T. C., Cairo, Egypt.
  • “Performance Characteristics of Nitramine Rocket Propellants”, K. Hadhoud, Mostafa A. Radwan and M. A. Sadek,  24th International Annual Conference of ICT, June 29 – July 3, 1993 Karlsruhe, Germany.
  • “Application of Polymers in Corrosion Prevention (Review Article)”, Hesham M. Makhlouf, Mostafa A. Radwan and A. Elbaz Elsaiid, 5th Conference on Operations Research and its Militaty Applications (ORMA), 23-25 November 1993, M.T.C. Cairo, Egypt.
  • “Investigation of Factors Affecting Particle Size Distribution During Recrystallization of Octogen”, K. Hadhoud, M. A. Sadek, Mostafa A. Radwan and S. M. Abdel Karim,  5th Conference on Operations Research and its Military Applications (ORMA) 23-25 November 1993, M.T.C. Cairo, Egypt.
  • “Selective Adsorption of Potassium Thiocyanate to a Zwitterionic Polymethacrylate”, Malcolm B. Huglin and Mostafa A. Radwan,  Macromolecules, 25, 999-1002, 1992.
  • “Behovious of Poly (B-Hydroxybutyric Acid) In Dilute Solution”,  Malcolm B-Huglin, and Mostafa A. Radwan,  Polymer International 24, PP. 119-123, 1991.
  • “Unperturbed Dimensions of Poly (B-Hydroxy Butyrate) In Single and Binary Solvents”, Malcolm B- Huglin, and Mostafa A. Radwan,  Polymer Vol. 32, No. 7, PP. 1293, 1991.
  • “Comparison of The Thermal Behavior of Aqueous Solutions and Hydrogels of Poly (N-Methylol Acrylamide)”, Malcolm B- Huglin, and Mostafa A. Radwan, Polymer Vol. 32, No. 18, PP. 3381, 1991.
  • “Properties of Poly [N-2-(Methacryloyloxy) Ethyl-N, N-Dimethyl-N-3-Sulfopropylammonium Betaine] In Dilute Solution”, Malcolm B- Huglin, and Mostafa A. Radwan,  Makromol Chem. 192, PP. 2433-2445, 1991.
  • “Unperturbed Dimensions of a Zwitterionic Polymethacrylate”, Malcolm B- Huglin, and Mostafa A. Radwan, Polymer International Vol-26, PP. 97-104, 1991.
  • “Refractometric and Light Scattering Parameters At 633 nm For Polystrene Solutions”, Malcolm B- Huglin, Stephen J.O Donohue and Mostafa A. Radwan, Polym. J. Vol. 25 No 6, PP. 543-547, 1989.
Awards
  • Fields of Interest:

    Polymer Chemistry and Engineering, Energetic materials

  • Modules: Professor Mostafa Radwan has expertise in developing and teaching the following topics and their laboratories for undergraduate and postgraduate students: Chemistry and Technology of polymers, Polymer Engineering, Physical Chemistry, Chemistry for Engineers, Introduction to Chemical Eng, Electro Chemistry.
  • Research projects:
    • Professor Radwan has contributed and carried out 10 research funded projects in the field of +-polymers and their military and civilian application
    • Professor Radwan is a consultant for the Chemical Engineering Branch in the Military Technical College for the teaching programs, student graduation projects and he is a member of the branch Scientific Council.
  • Responsibilities: Staff Development Coordinator
    Teaching Chemical Engineering Modules
    Supervision 20 Ph. D and M.Sc. students