Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals and Proceedings

2020

Mazen Abuatayef, Abedelmajeed Kahail, Hassan Al-Najjar, and Thaer AbuShbak (2020). Applicability of using reverse osmosis membrane technology for wastewater reclamation in the Gaza strip, The Journal of Engineering Research (TJER), Vol. 17, No. 1: 11-23

Mazen Abualtayef, Thaer Abushbak, Ahmed Abu Alnoor, Hassan Al-Najjar (2020). In situ diagnostic assessment for the infiltration rate of the northern Gaza wastewater infiltration basins. International Journal of Engineering & Technology, 9(1):175-181.

2019

Mazen Abualtayef, Yousef Oukal, Said Ghabayen, Mohamed Eila, Hatem AbuEltayef. Households’ Affordability and Willingness to Pay for Water Services in Khan Younis City, Palestine, Journal of Engineering Research and Technology, Volume 6, Issue 3, 21:pp, November  2019

Mazen Abualtayef, Isra Abushaban, Ali Masria, Ahmed Khaled Seif (2019). Reef Balls for Coastal Erosion Protection for Blue Beach Resort In Gaza, Palestine, 2nd International Conference on Civil Engineering, 25-26 November, 2019, Ramallah, Palestine

Manar Swaity, Isra Abushaban, Mazen Abualtayef, Khalid Qahman, Juliane Schillinger, Gül Özerol, Jawad Shoqeir (2019). The Geopolitical Conflict Impacts On Small Scale Water Projects in the Gaza Strip, 2nd International Conference on Civil Engineering, 25-26 November, 2019, Ramallah, Palestine

Schillinger, J.; Swaity, M.; Abushaban, I.; Abualtayef, M.; Özerol, G.; Heldeweg, M. (2019). Conflict impacts on local water management in the Gaza Strip. 1st International Conference on Environmental Peacebuilding, 23-25 October 2019, California, USA

2018

Mazen Abualtayef , Hassan Al-Najjar, Khalid Qahman (2018). Desalination of Seawater in the Gaza Strip: The Regional Short-Term Low-Volume (STLV) Seawater Desalination Plant of Deir Al-Balah as a Case Study. Desalination and Water Treatment, 141:8-22

Mohamed Morad, Ahmed Khaled Seif, Walid Alsayed, Mostafa Ali, Mazen Abualtayef (2018).  Applicability of Hydrologic Modeling in Semi-Arid and Arid Region. Case Study : Wadi El-Melaha, Sinai, Egypt. International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology, Vol 5(9): 1363-1374 (Article 249)

Mazen Abualtayef, Hassan Ziara, Ahmed Khaled Seif, Ali Masria (2018). Possibility of Land Reclamation using Construction Waste in Gaza Strip. International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology, Vol 5(7):2197-2205

Mazen Abualtayef, Yousef Oukal, Said Ghabayen, Mohamed Eila, Hatem AbuEltayef (2018). Households’ Affordability and Willingness to pay for Water Services in Khan Younis City, Palestine. Palestine International Water Forum, Ramallah, 25-28 June 2018

2017

Mazen Abualtayef, Ghada Abdel Rahman, Ismael Snounu, Khalid Qahman, Hasan Sirhan, Ahmed Khaled Seif (2017). Evaluation of the Effect of Water Management Interventions on Water Level of Gaza Coastal Aquifer, Arab J Geosci., Vol. 10:555 [Springer]

2016

Mazen Abualtayef, Hassan Al-Najjar, Yunes Mogheir, Ahmed Khaled Seif (2016). Numerical modeling of brine disposal from Gaza central seawater desalination plant. Arab J Geosci. Vol. 9:572-590 [Springer]

Mazen Abualtayef, Hassan Al-Najjar, Khalid Qahman (2016). Brine Dispersion Modeling for the Regional Short-Term Low-Volume Desalination Plant of Gaza Southern Governorates. International Conference on Smart Cities Solutions. IUG, 30-31 August 2016.

2015

Mazen Abualtayef, Reem Elghossain, Mahmoud Shatat, Israa Abushaban (2015).  Potential Contribution of Waste-to-Energy to Power Consumption in Gaza Strip. International Journal of Thermal and Environmental Engineering, Vol. 9, No. 2, 67-74

2014

Mazen Abualtayef, Abdel Fattah Abd Rabou, Ahmed Abu Foul, Said M Ghabayen, Hassan Elsinwar (2014). Micrsobial Water Quality of Coastal Recreational Water in the Gaza Strip, Palestine Bioscience. Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 26-32. E-ISSN: 2087-3956

Mazen Abualtayef, Israa Abushaban, Reem Elghussain, Ayat Albatniji (2014). Potential use of Photovoltaic Power Plants in the Gaza Strip. 5th international conference on Engineering and sustainability, Faculty of Engineering, Islamic University Gaza, Vol. 5: 1-6

Ahmed Abu Foul, Mazen Abualtayef, Basel Qrenawi (2014). Risk assessment of gaseous emissions from Rafah landfill. international Journal of environment and waste management, Vol. 14, No. 2, 117-133

2013

Y. Mogheir, M. Abu Tayef, S. Gabayen and A. Abu Foul (2013). Concentrating Solar Power Using Parabolic Trough, (Pilot Project in Islamic University of Gaza). Mediterranean Green Energy Forum (MGEF-13). Energy Procedia, Elsevier, Energy Procedia 42, 754-760 [Elsevier]

Mazen Abualtayef, Ahmed Abu Foul, Said Ghabayen, Abdel Fattah Abd Rabou, Ahmed Khaled Seif, Omar Matar (2013). Mitigation measures for Gaza coastal erosion. Journal of Coastal Development, Vol. 16(2):135-146

Said Ghabayen, Mazen Abualtayef, Fahed Rabah, Dalia Mattar, Dina Mohsen (2013). Effectiveness of air sparging technology in remediation of Gaza coastal aquifer from Gasoline product. Journal of Environemntal Protection, Vol. 4(5): 446-453).

 2012

Mazen Abualtayef, Said Ghabayen, Ahmed Abu Foul, Ahmed Seif, Masamitsu Kuroiwa, Yuhei Matsubara, Omar Matar (2012). The impact of Gaza fishing harbor on the Mediterranean coast of Gaza. Journal of Coastal Development, 16(1):1-10,

M.Kuroiwa, A. Khaled Seif, Y. Matsubara, Y. Ichimuro, H. Mase, M. Abualtayef. A coastal area model considering wave-current interaction and its application to wide crested submerged breakwater. Proceedings 33rd International Conference of Coastal Engineering, Santander, Spain, June 29-30, 2012

2011

Ahmed Khaled Seif, Masamitsu Kuroiwa, Mazen Abualtayef, Hajime Mase, Yuhei Matsubara. A hydrodynamic model of nearshore waves and wave-induced currents. Inter J Nav Archit Oc Engng, 3(3):216-224, 2011 [Elsevier]

Ahmed Khaled Seif, Masamitsu Kuroiwa, Mazen Abualtayef, Yuhei Matsubara and Hajime Mase. Development of 3D Morphodynamic Model Considering Wave-current Interaction. In: Proceedings of the 21st International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, 1045-1052. The International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers (ISOPE) Maui, Hawaii, USA, June 19-24, 2011

2010

Mazen Abualtayef, Masamitsu Kuroiwa, Ahmed Khaled Seif, Yuhei Matsubara, Ahmed M Aly, Ahmed A Sayed, Alioune Nar Sambe. Development of a three dimensional circulation model based on fractional step method. Inter J Nav Archit Oc Engng, 2(1):14-23, 2010 [Elsevier]

Masamitsu Kuroiwa, Mazen Abualtayef, Tetsushi Takada, Ahmed Khaled Seif, Yuehi Matsubara. Predictive model for wave-induced currents and 3D beach evolution based on FAVOR method. Inter J Nav Archit Oc Engng, 2(2):68-74, 2010 [Elsevier]

Ahmed Khaled Seif, Masamitsu Kuroiwa, Hajime Mase, Yuhei Matsubara, Mazen Abualtayef.  A quasi-3d nearshore current model in wave-current coexisting field. Annual Journal of Civil Engineering in the Ocean, JSCE 26: 297-302, 2010

Mazen Abualtayef, Masamitsu Kuroiwa, Ahmed Khaled Seif, Yuhei Matsubara. A prediction circulation model for coastal waters using fractional step method.   In:International Conference on Coastal Zone Management of River Deltas and Low Land Coastlines, CZMRDLLC Alexandria, Egypt, March 6-10, 2010

Masamitsu Kuroiwa, Takayuki Kuchiishi, Ahmed Khaled Seif, Mazen Abualtayef, Yuhie Matsubara. 3D numerical model for beach evolution around river mouth. In:International Conference on Coastal Zone Management of River Deltas and Low Land Coastlines, CZMRDLLC Alexandria, Egypt, March 6-10, 2010

Ahmed Khaled Seif, Masamitsu Kuroiwa, Mazen Abualtayef, Yuhei Matsubara, Takayuki Kuchiishi. Prediction model for the morphodynamics around coastal structures. In:International Conference on Coastal Zone Management of River Deltas and Low Land Coastlines Alexandria, Egypt, March 6-10, 2010

Masamitsu Kuroiwa, Yuhei Matsubara, Mazen Abualtayef, Masashi Morikawa, Sota Nanbu. Development of ocean current forecasting system with high spatial resolution for near-shore area facing the Japan/East Sea. In:4th Annual Conference: Northeast Asia Professors’ Association 1-Chuncheon, Korea, May 17-18, 2010

Ahmed Khaled Seif, Masamitsu Kuroiwa, Yuhei Matsubara, Mazen Abualtayef .  Prediction model of the morphodynamics around coastal structures considering wave-current interaction.   In:Proceedings of Coastal Engineering, Vol. 1, Japanese Society of Civil Engineering Kyoto, Japan, November, 2010

Masamitsu Kuroiwa, Yoko Shibutani, Yuhei Matsubara, Takayuki Kuchiishi, Mazen Abualtyef. Numerical model of 3D morphodynamic after offshore nourishment. In:32nd International Conference of Coastal Engineering Edited by:Jane McKee Smith. ASCE Shanghai, China: World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., June 30 – July 5, 2010

2009

Mazen Abualtayef, Masamitsu Kuroiwa, Ahmed Khaled Seif, Yuhei Matsubara. Hydrodynamic and thermohaline circulation model and its application. In:Proceedings of the 19th International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference 838-845 The International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers (ISOPE) Osaka, Japan, June 21-26, 2009

Ahmed Khaled Seif, Masamitsu Kuroiwa, Mazen Abualtayef, Yuhei Matsubara, Takayuki Kuchiishi. Applicability of 3D morphodynamic model to medium-term beach evolution. In:5th International Conference on Asian and Pacific Coasts APAC Edited by:Z. Huang and S. Tan. 287-294 Singapore: Nanyang Technological University NTU, Oct. 13-16, 2009

M Kuroiwa, M Abualtayef, Y Matsubara. Predictive model for wave-induced currents and 3D beach evolutions based on FAVOR method. In:33rd International Association of Hydraulic Engineering and Research IAHR Edited by:Jeffrey Bradley, Robert Ettema, Nobuyuki Tamai. 3696-3703 Vancouver, B.C., Canada, August 9-14, 2009

Ahmed Khaled Seif, Masamitsu Kuroiwa, Mazen Abualtayef, Yuhei Matsubara. Predictive model of 3D beach evolution around groins. In:Annual Meeting of Civil Engineering AM2009 1-4 JSCE Hiroshima, Japan, 2009

Y Shibutani, M Kuroiwa, Y Matsubara, M Kim, M Abualtayef. Development of n-line numerical model considering the effects of beach nourishments. In:10th International Coastal Symposium ISC Edited by:Journal of Coastal Research, Special Issue 56. 554-558 The Coastal Education and Research Foundation Lisbon, Portugal: Allen Press Inc., 2009

2008

Mazen Abualtayef, Masamitsu Kuroiwa, Kentarou Tanaka, Yuhei Matsubara, Junichi Nakahira. Three-dimensional hydrodynamic modeling of a bay coastal area. Journal of Marine and Science Technology, 13(1):40-49, 2008 [Springer]

2007

Abualtayef M., M. Kuroiwa, K. Tanaka, Y. Matsubara, J. Nakahira. A numerical simulation of wind-induced flows in Ariake Sea. Journal of Applied Sciences, 7(10):1446-1451, 2007

Mazen Abualtayef, Ronald de Heer, Masamitsu Kuroiwa, Yuhei Matsubara, Ahmed Khaled Seif. Sensitivity analysis of heavy pavement design for a container terminal area, Case Study: Port of Gaza, Palestine. Journal of Applied Sciences, 7(9):1241-1248, 2007 

2006

Mazen Abualtayef, Masamitsu Kuroiwa, Kentarou Tanaka, Yuhei Matsubara, Junichi Nakahira. 3D numerical simulation of wetting and drying bed due to tidal currents using Fractional Step Method. Proceedings 30th International Conference of Coastal Engineering, San Diego, CA, USA, pp.957-971, Sep. 2006

Kuroiwa M., M. Abualtayef, K. Tanaka, Y. Matsubara. 3D numerical model of tidal current in the inter-tidal zone. Proceedings of 2006 Annual Meting AM06-18-005, Japan Society of Fluid Mechanics, Kyushu, Japan, pp. 1-4, Sep. 2006

Mazen Abualtayef, Masamitsu Kuroiwa, Yuiko Yamashita, Kentarou Tanaka, Yuhei Matsubara, Junichi Nakahira. Three dimensional numerical modeling of tidal currents in inter-tidal zone. Proceedings of the 16th International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, San Francisco, CA, USA, pp. 592-599, June 2006

2005

Tanaka K., M. Kuroiwa, Y. Matsubara, J. Nakahira, M. Abualtayef. Three dimensional numerical simulations of tidal flat due to tidal currents. The 57th Japanese Society of Civil Engineers Annual Conference, Hiroshima, Japan, pp.173-174, May 2005

1997

Rustom R., M. Abualtayef. Reuse of tiles scrubbing waste compound in construction industry Part II: Reuse in hollow blocks. A Solid Waste and Environmental Aspects Conference, Ministry of Health, Gaza, Palestine, pp. 1-10, Dec. 1997

Rustom R., M. Abualtayef, O. Muhaisen. Reuse of tiles scrubbing waste compound in construction industry Part I: Reuse in concrete mixes. The First Week of Civil Engineering Conference, Amman, Jordan, pp. 1-15, Sep. 1997

Dissertations

Mazen Abualtayef. A Numerical Simulation of Hydrodynamics and Thermohaline Circulation. A research submitted to Tottori University to fulfill the requirement for the degree of Doctor of Engineering with a major in civil engineering, February 2008

Mazen Abualtayef. An Optimum Pavement Design for a Container Terminal Area. A research submitted to IHE-Delft to fulfill the requirement for the degree of Master of Science in Hydraulic engineering, April 2000

Mazen Abualtayef. Reuse of Tiles Scrubbing Waste Compound (Kamkha) in Construction Industry. A research submitted to the Islamic University of Gaza in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of B.Sc. in civil engineering, July 1997

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