Dispersion of Powders in Liquids and Stabilization of Suspensions

Dispersion of Powders in Liquids and Stabilization of Suspensions

Author(s): Prof. Dr. Tharwat F. Tadros

Print ISBN: 9783527329410

Online ISBN: 9783527656592

DOI: 10.1002/9783527656592

Author Biography

About the Author

Tharwat F. Tadros was appointed lecturer in Physical Chemistry at Alexandria University in 1962 and served in this position until 1966. Between 1966 and 1969, he spent his sabbatical leave at the Agricultural University of Wageningen and T.N.O. in Delft, The Netherlands. Thereafter, he joined I.C.I. and ZENECA until 1994, where he researched various fields of surfactants, emulsions, suspensions, microemulsions, wetting, spreading & adhesion, and rheology. During that period he was also appointed visiting professor at Imperial College London, Bristol University, and Reading University. In 1992, he was elected President of the International Association of Colloid and Interface Science. Since leaving ZENECA, Tharwat F. Tadros has worked as a consultant for various industries and has also taught several courses in his specialized field. He is the recipient of two medals from the Royal Society of Chemistry in the UK, and has more than 250 scientific papers to his name.