Dr. Shamil Cathum
Current research and/or projects
Conducting Ecological Assessments under the New Substances Notification Regulations (Chemicals and Polymers) of CEPA 1999
Professional activities / interests
Education and awards
Ph.D. Environmental Analytical Chemistry, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario
M.Sc. Environmental Analytical Chemistry, University of Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq
B.Sc. Industrial Chemistry, University of Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq
Cathum, S.J., D. Velicogna, A. Obenauf, A. Dumouchel, M.M. Punt, C.E. Brown and J. Ridal. 2005. Detoxification of Mercury in the Environment. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry. 381:1491-1498.
Cathum, S.J., A. Boudreau, A. Obenauf, A. Dumouchel, C.E. Brown and M. Punt. 2006. Treatment of Mixed Contamination in Water Using Cyclodextrin Based Materials. Remediation Journal. 16:44-56.
Cathum, S.J., D. Ousmanova, M. Punt and C. Brown. 2007. Investigating CGTase-Synthesized Cyclodextrins and Environmental Microorganisms for Bioremediation of PCBs, Proceedings of the Ninth International In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symposium, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A., May 7-10.
Cathum, S.J., A. Dumouchel, C.E. Brown and M. Punt. 2007. Sorption/Desorption of Polychlorinated Dibenzo-P-Dioxins and Polychlorinated Dibenzo Furans (PCDDs/PCDFs) in the Presence of Cyclodextrins. Journal of Soil and Sediment Contamination. 16: 15-27.
Cathum, S.J. and H. Sabik. 2001. Simultaneous Determination of Alkylphenol Surfactants and Their Degradation Products in Water, Effluent and Mussel using Gas Chromatography - Mass Spectrometry. Chromatographia. 53:S400-S405.
Cathum, S.J., C. E. Brown, A. Obenauf and M. Punt. 2007. Speciation of Arsenic Using Chelation Solvent Extraction and High Performance Liquid Chromatography, CLEAN - Soil, Air, Water. 35: 71-80.
Chemical Institute of Canada
American Chemical Society