2024

04/01/2024 - Meeting Vice Minister of Housing, Egypt  

Meeting Prof. Sayed Ismail

04/01/2024 - Meeting Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation, Egypt

Meeting Prof. Hani Sweilam

03/13/2024 - Invited Seminar  

Department seminar at the University of Texas at Austin.

03/14/2024 - In the News [The Hill]

How to protect yourself from ‘forever chemicals’ 

 

Link: https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/4532556-how-to-protect-yourself-from-forever-chemicals/?fbclid=IwAR2kNgpOWIq8ISYersWifMTwdXj0KwP1ISwB0psmRl_EjLDNLkR5BGRPe94

03/11/2024 - Axios Roundtable Discussion  

 #Axios arranged a very engaging Roundtable Discussion on Sustainability & Circular Economy
Link: https://axios-content-streams.webflow.io/content-item/axios-reduce-reuse-recycle-shaping-the-circular-economy-expert-voices-roundtable-dinner?fbclid=IwAR1BuGDW1_xUFwm_VdSbCI-t5E_oJiTIzsnBlJCbkqlFJN6QsZI_kHSa_OU


03/12/2024 - SXSW Panelist 

 Eliminating ‘Forever Chemicals’ from the World’s Water

 

Link with the recording: https://schedule.sxsw.com/2024/events/PP144190


03/04/2024 - New Postdoc  

Welcoming Dr. Tin Le.
Tin recently received his PhD degree from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, The University of Alabama. 


03/07/2024 - Organizer & Host 

 Innovations in Environmental Science Seminar Series - SEMINAR NO. 29

Monthly Seminar Hosted by EPA-ORD that was initiated and led by Dr. Mohamed Ateia Ibrahim.
Link:  lnkd.in/esyHxBk9  


02/08/2024 - Organizer & Host 

 Innovations in Environmental Science Seminar Series - SEMINAR NO. 28

Monthly Seminar Hosted by EPA-ORD that was initiated and led by Dr. Mohamed Ateia Ibrahim.
Link:  lnkd.in/esyHxBk9  


02/25/2024 - Group Gathering 

Axe Throwing & BBQ :)


01/11/2024 - Organizer & Host 

 Innovations in Environmental Science Seminar Series - SEMINAR NO. 27

Monthly Seminar Hosted by EPA-ORD that was initiated and led by Dr. Mohamed Ateia Ibrahim.
Link:  lnkd.in/esyHxBk9  


01/13/2024 - Invited Talk | In Arabic

PFAS Contaminants in Water

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uGBXRcPGlZw


2023

12/07/2023 - Organizer & Host 

 Innovations in Environmental Science Seminar Series - SEMINAR NO. 26

Monthly Seminar Hosted by EPA-ORD that was initiated and led by Dr. Mohamed Ateia Ibrahim.
Link:  lnkd.in/esyHxBk9  


12/05/2023 -  Invited Talk - Virtual

Desalytics Water Week, Dubai, UAE



12/06/2023 - Invited Talk - Virtual

PFAS+ Initiative, University of Maine

11/07/2023 -  Invited Colloquium 

Wageningen University, Netherlands



11/29/2023 - Session Chair

SERDP-ESTCP Symposium
Development & Demonstration of PFAS-Free Firefighting Formulations

Link: https://www.dodinnovationsymposium.org/Agenda

11/02/2023 - Organizer & Host 

 Innovations in Environmental Science Seminar Series - SEMINAR NO. 25

Monthly Seminar Hosted by EPA-ORD that was initiated and led by Dr. Mohamed Ateia Ibrahim.
Link:  lnkd.in/esyHxBk9  


11/06/2023 - Panelist 

Aquatech Innovation Forum
Workshop | Piecing together the PFAS puzzle

Link: https://www.aquatechtrade.com/innovation-forum/programme


10/20/2023 - Moderator 

Tools for PFAS Site Characterization: Session II - PFAS Sources and Mapping

Sponsored by: The NIEHS Superfund Research Program (SRP)

Link: https://www.clu-in.org/conf/tio/PFAS-Characterization-2/

11/01/2023 - Podcast Interview 

The Infrastructure Show podcasts

With Host Professor Joseph Schofer of Northwestern University.
Link:  http://theinfrastructureshow.com/podcasts  


10/05/2023 - Organizer & Host 

 Innovations in Environmental Science Seminar Series - SEMINAR NO. 24

Monthly Seminar Hosted by EPA-ORD that was initiated and led by Dr. Mohamed Ateia Ibrahim.
Link:  lnkd.in/esyHxBk9  

10/06/2023 - Keynote Lecture  

New York State's Center of Excellence in Healthy Water Solutions
Workshop on "Advances in PFAS: Challenges and Opportunities"
Link: https://sites.clarkson.edu/coe/workshops

 11/20/2022 - Invited Talk 

 WWT Drinking Water Quality Conference 2023 

Title: Fighting Against Forever Chemicals - PFAS


Link:  lnkd.in/esyHxBk9  

11/20/2022 - Invited Talk 

 Drexel University 

Title: Sunset of PFAS and Sunrise of Alternatives


09/07/2023 - Organizer & Host 

 Innovations in Environmental Science Seminar Series - SEMINAR NO. 23

Monthly Seminar Hosted by EPA-ORD that was initiated and led by Dr. Mohamed Ateia Ibrahim.
Link:  lnkd.in/esyHxBk9  

 09/04/2023 - TV Interview - In Arabic  

PFAS Contamination Awareness

08/14/2023 - Research Talks

ACS Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA


08/18/2023 - New Publication

  

Integrated Data-Driven Cross-Disciplinary Framework to Prevent Chemical Water Pollution. One Earth[Link]  [Download] 

 07/11/2023 - Moderator and Organizer

Fluorine Free Foams R&D Roadmapping Workshop 

At the Naval Research Laboratory, DC.

08/03/2023 - Organizer & Host 

 Innovations in Environmental Science Seminar Series - SEMINAR NO. 22

Monthly Seminar Hosted by EPA-ORD that was initiated and led by Dr. Mohamed Ateia Ibrahim.
Link:  lnkd.in/esyHxBk9  

 06/28/2023 - Moderator and Speaker

Imagine H2O | Deep Dive Series 

Link:  lnkd.in/ettWuzYv 

07/06/2023 - Organizer & Host 

 Innovations in Environmental Science Seminar Series - SEMINAR NO. 21

Monthly Seminar Hosted by EPA-ORD that was initiated and led by Dr. Mohamed Ateia Ibrahim.
Link:  lnkd.in/esyHxBk9  

06/20/2023 - Panelist and Speaker 

AEESP Conference | Careers in Environmental Engineering and Science after Graduate School

 06/21/2023 - Research Talk

AEESP Conference | Sunrise of PFAS Replacements - The Case of Fluorine-free Foams


 05/06/2023 - C&EN Interview

PFAS Sensors 

Link: https://cen.acs.org/environment/persistent-pollutants/pfas-regulations-testing-portable-sensors/101/i14?fbclid=IwAR2E5BXdatzfLTPOoOMaMcZFUXo8NDZuZcOCjPqIUklTyYy6rLyEeSEEDn4 

06/01/2023 - Organizer & Host 

 Innovations in Environmental Science Seminar Series - SEMINAR NO. 20

Monthly Seminar Hosted by EPA-ORD that was initiated and led by Dr. Mohamed Ateia Ibrahim.

Link: https://www.epa.gov/research/epa-meets-world-research-webinar-series 

 05/04/2023 - Organizer & Host

Innovations in Environmental Science Seminar Series - SEMINAR NO. 19

Monthly Seminar Hosted by EPA-ORD that was initiated and led by Dr. Mohamed Ateia Ibrahim.

Link: https://www.epa.gov/research/epa-meets-world-research-webinar-series 

05/05/2023 - Panelist and Speaker 

ChemAnalyst | Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Policies: Impact on Environment and PFAS Alternatives.
Link: https://www.chemanalyst.com/Event/perAndPolyfluoroalkylSubstancesPFASpolicies

 04/24/2023 - Invited Speaker

EPA ORD Bimonthly Science Call with ECOS and ASTHO
Overview of our PFAS-alternatives Research Activities



04/27/2023 - Panelist and Speaker 

Strategies for Effectively Assessing & Managing PFAS
Regulatory Updates, Global Approaches & Innovative Solutions to take Meaningful Action
Link: https://environment-analyst.com/uk/pfas-2023-speakers

 04/06/2023 - Organizer & Host

Innovations in Environmental Science Seminar Series - SEMINAR NO. 18

Monthly Seminar Hosted by EPA-ORD that was initiated and led by Dr. Mohamed Ateia Ibrahim.

Link: https://www.epa.gov/research/epa-meets-world-research-webinar-series 

04/22/2023 - Volunteer 

2023 Cincinnati Earth Day
Link: https://cincinnatiearthdayorg.mailchimpsites.com/


03/22/2023 - Panelist and Speaker 

Pittcon 2023 | Sensing and Analytical Technologies for Emerging Environmental Contaminants
Link: https://labscievents.pittcon.org/event/pittcon-2023/planning/UGxhbm5pbmdfMTE1OTI4OQ==

 03/24/2023 - Invited Guest

UN Water Conference & New York Water Week


02/17/2023 - TV Interview - In Arabic 


Awareness on Emerging Water Contaminants
Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GuLkhMe9VTg

 03/02/2023 - Organizer & Host

Innovations in Environmental Science Seminar Series - SEMINAR NO. 17

Monthly Seminar Hosted by EPA-ORD that was initiated and led by Dr. Mohamed Ateia Ibrahim.

Link: https://www.epa.gov/research/epa-meets-world-research-webinar-series 

02/09/2023 - Moderator 

Careers in the Federal Government Panel Discussion
Organized and Hosted by Arizona State University


Link: https://specialevents.asu.edu/ereg/newreg.php?eventid=730950&


02/16/2023 - PFAS Podcast 

PFAS & Water Quality: The Great Challenge
Organized and Hosted by QTalks


Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YHeLGtycUWY


01/05/2023 - Organizer & Host

Innovations in Environmental Science Seminar Series - SEMINAR NO. 15

Monthly Seminar Hosted by EPA-ORD that was initiated and led by Dr. Mohamed Ateia Ibrahim.

Link: https://www.epa.gov/research/epa-meets-world-research-webinar-series


02/02/2023 - Organizer & Host

Innovations in Environmental Science Seminar Series - SEMINAR NO. 16

Monthly Seminar Hosted by EPA-ORD that was initiated and led by Dr. Mohamed Ateia Ibrahim.

Link: https://www.epa.gov/research/epa-meets-world-research-webinar-series


2022

12/08/2022 - Organizer & Host

EPA Meets the World Seminar Series - SEMINAR NO. 14

Monthly Seminar Hosted by EPA-ORD that was initiated and led by Dr. Mohamed Ateia Ibrahim.
This is a Special Edition: Hosting the Water Research Foundation (WRF)

Link: https://www.epa.gov/research/epa-meets-world-research-webinar-series


11/20/2022 - Invited Talk 

 King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) 

Title: Sunset of PFAS and Sunrise of Alternatives


11/28/2022 - Symposium 

SERDP-ESTCP
Discussing PFAS treatment and PFAS-free AFFF projects

11/03/2022 - Organizer & Host

EPA Meets the World Seminar Series - SEMINAR NO. 13

Monthly Seminar Hosted by EPA-ORD that was initiated and led by Dr. Mohamed Ateia Ibrahim.

Link: https://www.epa.gov/research/epa-meets-world-research-webinar-series


11/03/2022 - TV Interview - In Arabic 

 

PFAS Contamination Awareness
Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RujiGJRgKL0
Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JzlfrfZ1C10


10/23/2022 -  Invited Panelist -  Arab Science Week

 

Avoiding Regrettable Substitution Scenarios

Link: https://www.arabscienceweek.com/EventDetails/230?fbclid=IwAR3GDuzr7MVNVWGcfBxAGUa0ZtbOIQXS60Lfzd9b_dVrO8q2PalIQzHMJDw

10/18/2022 - TV Interview - In Arabic

 

Sky News Arabia 

 Link: https://lnkd.in/g8wXTeFB 

10/06/2022 - Organizer & Host

EPA Meets the World Seminar Series - SEMINAR NO. 12

Monthly Seminar Hosted by EPA-ORD that was initiated and led by Dr. Mohamed Ateia Ibrahim.

Link: https://www.epa.gov/research/epa-meets-world-research-webinar-series


10/15/2022 - Newspaper Interview - In Arabic 

 

Scientific Research in the MENA Region


09/23/2022 - Invited Talk 

Clarkson University

Title: David A. Walsh Arts & Sciences Seminar

10/05/2022 - Invited Talk - Virtual

Qatar University

Title: Fighting Against Forever Chemicals - PFAS

09/18/2022 - TV Interview 

 

Water Quality Problems & PFAS in MENA Region

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6Hz8L7aHmw


09/23/2022 - Invited Talk 

Clarkson University

Title: Fighting Against Forever Chemicals

09/01/2022 - Organizer & Host

EPA Meets the World Seminar Series - SEMINAR NO. 11

Monthly Seminar Hosted by EPA-ORD that was initiated and led by Dr. Mohamed Ateia Ibrahim.

Link: https://www.epa.gov/research/epa-meets-world-research-webinar-series


09/11/2022 - Invited Talk - In Arabic

Egypt Scholars Webinars

Title: Fighting Against Forever Chemicals 

Watch on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fmIxv51mMxI


08/24/2022 - Research Talk 

 

American Chemical Society | Fall National Meeting

Title: Proactive Assessment Framework of Environmental Impacts for PFAS Replacement Chemicals


08/25/2022 - TV Interview 

 

Water Quality Problems & PFAS in MENA Region

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gXNIUfBi23Q


08/18/2022 - New Paper in Science

Low-temperature mineralization of perfluorocarboxylic acids

Link: https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/science.abm8868

08/21/2022 - TV Interview 

 

Water Quality Problems & PFAS in MENA Region

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DfJhRWv6fdo


08/04/2022 - Organizer & Host

EPA Meets the World Seminar Series - SEMINAR NO. 10

Monthly Seminar Hosted by EPA-ORD that was initiated and led by Dr. Mohamed Ateia Ibrahim.
This is a Special Edition: Hosting the Water Research Foundation (WRF)

Link: https://www.epa.gov/research/epa-meets-world-research-webinar-series

07/07/2022 - Organizer & Host

EPA Meets the World Seminar Series - SEMINAR NO. 9

Monthly Seminar Hosted by EPA-ORD that was initiated and led by Dr. Mohamed Ateia Ibrahim.

Link: https://www.epa.gov/research/epa-meets-world-research-webinar-series

06/02/2022 - Organizer & Host

EPA Meets the World Seminar Series - SEMINAR NO. 8

Monthly Seminar Hosted by EPA-ORD that was initiated and led by Dr. Mohamed Ateia Ibrahim.

Link: https://www.epa.gov/research/epa-meets-world-research-webinar-series

05/05/2022 - Organizer & Host

EPA Meets the World Seminar Series - SEMINAR NO. 7

Monthly Seminar Hosted by EPA-ORD that was initiated and led by Dr. Mohamed Ateia Ibrahim.

Link: https://www.epa.gov/research/epa-meets-world-research-webinar-series

04/07/2022 - Organizer & Host

EPA Meets the World Seminar Series - SEMINAR NO. 6

Monthly Seminar Hosted by EPA-ORD that was initiated and led by Dr. Mohamed Ateia Ibrahim.

Link: https://www.epa.gov/research/epa-meets-world-research-webinar-series

03/30/2022 - Invited Lecture - Virtual 

ALADYR | Latin America Desalination Association

Title: Fighting Against Forever Chemicals 

Watch on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L9Ue4v9oi50

03/24/2022 - Research Talk - Virtual 

 

American Chemical Society | Spring National Meeting

Title: Identifying Final Destruction Products from Ball Milling PFAS with Potassium Hydroxide 

03/23/2022 - Invited Lecture

 

Water Environmental Federation | Public Health and Water Conference 

Title: Emerging Technologies to Separate PFAS from Contaminated Water

03/15/2022 - Invited Webinar 

 

Mid-Atlantic Biosolids Association

Title: PFAS - What we know, what we're learning, and what's to come 

Link for details: https://www.mabiosolids.org/index.php?option=com_jevents&task=icalrepeat.detail&evid=47&Itemid=115&year=2022&month=03&day=15&title=maba-march-webinar&uid=dd91f1091f894ada03b1a813bf98896e

03/11/2022 - Invited Seminar 

 

Rice University of Cincinnati

Title: Fighting Against Forever Chemicals 

Link for details: https://events.rice.edu/#!view/event/date/20220301/event_id/265313

03/03/2022 - Organizer & Host

ORISE Meets the World Seminar Series - SEMINAR NO. 5

Monthly Seminar Hosted by EPA-ORD that was initiated and led by Dr. Mohamed Ateia Ibrahim.

Link: https://www.epa.gov/research/epa-meets-world-research-webinar-series

03/01/2022 - Invited Seminar 

 

Rice University

Title: Fighting Against Forever Chemicals 
Link for details: https://events.rice.edu/#!view/event/date/20220301/event_id/265313

02/18/2022 - Invited Seminar [Virtual]

 

Colorado School of Mines

Title: Fighting Against Forever Chemicals 

02/03/2022 - Organizer & Host

ORISE Meets the World Seminar Series - SEMINAR NO. 4

Monthly Seminar Hosted by EPA-ORD that was initiated and led by Dr. Mohamed Ateia Ibrahim.

Link:  https://www.epa.gov/research/epa-meets-world-research-webinar-series 

01/14/2022 - Emerging Investigator Series [Interview]

Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts blog

Link: https://blogs.rsc.org/em/2022/01/14/emerging-investigator-series-mohamed-ateia-ibrahim/?doing_wp_cron=1644252585.9316990375518798828125

01/06/2022 - Organizer & Host

ORISE Meets the World Seminar Series - SEMINAR NO. 3

Monthly Seminar Hosted by EPA-ORD that was initiated and led by Dr. Mohamed Ateia Ibrahim.

Link:  https://www.epa.gov/research/epa-meets-world-research-webinar-series 

2021

12/02/2021 - Organizer & Host

ORISE Meets the World Seminar Series - SEMINAR NO. 2

Monthly Seminar Hosted by EPA-ORD that was initiated and led by Dr. Mohamed Ateia Ibrahim.

Link:  https://www.epa.gov/research/epa-meets-world-research-webinar-series 

11/30/2021 - Invited Seminar [Virtual]

 

Arizona State University

Title: Fighting Against Forever Chemicals 

11/12/2021 - Invited Panelist 

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) - RemPlex Global Summit

Title: Emerging Technologies for PFAS Separation and Degradation

Link: https://www.pnnl.gov/projects/remplex/case-studies#CaseStudy5

Watch the whole session here [My presentation is at 2:00:00]: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V12MXRyK79I&t=8804s

11/05/2021 - Organizer & Host

ORISE Meets the World Seminar Series - SEMINAR NO. 1

Monthly Seminar Hosted by EPA-ORD that was initiated and led by Dr. Mohamed Ateia Ibrahim.

Link:  https://www.epa.gov/research/epa-meets-world-research-webinar-series 

10/21/2021 - Live Interview [In Arabic]

scientificarab.com

Title: PFAS Pollutants - Global Threat to the Security of Water Sources

Watch it here: https://www.facebook.com/ScientificArab/videos/242966221135660



10/18/2021 - Invited Panelist

 University of Chicago - myCHOICE Program

Title: Physical Science Research at National Labs & Government Agencies

Link: http://www.mychoice.uchicago.edu/about-the-program/exposure/governmentresearch2021/

Recorded Event is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SiMmh7k97Yg&list=PLhwyWeVKDJIHGV2DW7XrVMzMZ4azAYl4Q&index=19

09/20/2021 - Invited Seminar [Virtual - In Arabic]

Practical Training on Academic and Professional Skills for Entry into the Labor Market | Arab-German Young Academy.
Title: Effective Communications and Collaborations 


08/01/2021 - New position 

Environmental Engineer & Group Leader 

US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA)

Office of Research and Development, Cincinnati, OH
Center for Environmental Solutions & Emergency Response (CESER)

04/20/2021 - Invited Seminar [Virtual - In Arabic]

American Chemical Society Alexandria University Chapter
Part of Chemist Celebrate Earth Week.
Title: Fighting Against Forever Chemicals 

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4JB3G735s8

03/22/2021 - Invited Seminar [Virtual]

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)
Title: Fighting Against Forever Chemicals 

Link: https://wdrc.kaust.edu.sa/All-Videos


01/28/2021 - Invited Seminar [Virtual]

WESTalks Seminar Series  - University of British Columbia 
Title:  Efficient PFAS Removal by Amine-functionalized Sorbents: Promises & Challenges 

Link for the video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-KFE48C-sYE&feature=emb_title

01/16/2021 - Invited Seminar [Virtual]

Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP
Title:  Bridging the Gap between Water Chemistry and Materials Chemistry

Link for the video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yFjzymu7hs8&feature=youtu.be

2020

11/11/2020 - Invited Lecture [Virtual]

 9th De Nora Symposium. 
Title:  Efficient PFAS Removal by Amine-functionalized Sorbents: Promises & Challenges 

09/05/2020 - Invited Seminar [Virtual - In Arabic]

علماء مصر Egypt Scholars Inc.
Title:  Domestic Wastewater as a Tool to Predict and Track the Spread of COVID-19

Link for the video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJLwGl6fiBE&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR0rhyD-ZQdiGZkyoumRPQIXZe9Qk4UxNNOO6woAuJ7uNl7iDtM4-boRttU 

08/25/2020 - Invited Talk [Virtual]

Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag).
Title:  Bridging the Gap between Water Chemistry and Materials Chemistry

As part of a Mini-Symposium on Physical Process Engineering in Urban Water Management. 

05/14/2020 - BIP Talk [Virtual]

Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University.
Title:  Reactive Electrochemical Membranes (REMs) using Porous Metal Oxides
More about BIP Talks:  https://www.chemistry.northwestern.edu/about/events/bip.html 

01/31/2020 - Invited Lecture

Department seminar presentation at Environmental Engineering Science Department, Northwestern University.
Title:  Efficient PFAS Removal by Amine-functionalized Sorbents: Promises & Challenges 

02/10/2020 - Invited Lecture

Department seminar presentation at the Chemistry Department, Eastern Illinois University.
Title:  Emerging Water Pollutants Need Innovative & 

Yet Practical Solutions 

2019

08/28/2019 - Award

Clemson University Distinguished Postdoctoral Award

Announcement: https://newsstand.clemson.edu/mohamed-ateia-wins-clemson-universitys-top-award-for-postdoctoral-fellows/

11/01/2019 - New position 

Research Associate

Dichtel Research Group
Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University
 

04/12/2019 - Conference

Representing Clemson University at the Annual Conference of the National Postdoc Association, Orlando, FL.

05/03/2019 - Award

Outstanding Presentation Award, Spring 2019 National meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS)

Announcement: https://blogs.clemson.edu/environmental-engineering-and-earth-science/2019/05/03/mohamed-ateia-receives-outstanding-presentation-award/


 

04/04/2019 - Conference

Spring 2019 National meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS)



 

02/08/2019 - Workshop

Workshop for grad students and postdocs at Clemson University on "Tips for Effective Communications".