Full Name:
Peter Hany Sobhy Riad Aiad
Academic Rank:
Assistant Professor
ASU Email:
peter_riad@eng.asu.edu.eg
Departmment:
Irrigation and Hydraulics Engineering
Graduation Year:
2002

More than 14 years experience in
• Surface and Groundwater Hydrology.
• Environmental Engineering and EIA.
• Water Science Engineering and Water Management.
• Numerical modeling (Groundwater, Hydrology and Water Quality).
• Physical Modeling and laboratory works.


Degrees:
• Assistant Professor since 25th Feb. 2013
• Doctoral degree as a channel system between Ain Shams University-Cairo, Egypt and Leibniz University of Hannover in Germany, December 2012.
• Master of Science with Distinction from UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education in Water Science Engineering, Delft / The Netherlands (Holland), April 2008.
• Diploma with Distinction from UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education in Hydraulic Engineering and River Basin Development, Delft / The Netherlands, October 2007.
• Postgraduate Diploma from Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University, Cairo/ Egypt, October 2003 (Very Good).
• BSc. in Civil Engineering, Ain Shams University–Water & Hydraulic Structures Department, (with Honor Degree and the project grade: Distinction-Ranked: First), Cairo 2002.
• High School Education (St. Peter Language School, Heliopolis, Cairo/Egypt).

Awards:
• Acknowledgement certificate from The Nile Research Institute for giving a seminar about the seepage below the hydraulic structures, El-Qanater, Egypt, November 2015.
• 4th best conference paper, ASCE-EGS, VI International Conference on Environmental Hydrology and Port Engineering, Cairo, Egypt, September 2012.
• DORBAT Treuhand Scholarship from Swaziland at University of Hannover (2011-2012).
• DAAD Scholarship - GERLS (fund more than 38,000 €) for a PhD research at University of Hannover (2009-2011).
• Dutch fellowship – NUFFIC-NFP (fund more than 20,000 €) for doing a Diploma and MSc. At UNESCO-IHE Institute in The Netherlands/Holland (2006-2008).
• Receiving a fund (about 2,500 €) from EXCEED project to import a groundwater simulator from ECOVIA company in Switzerland. This instrument is used for undergraduate and postgraduate studies in The Department of Irrigation and Hydraulics Department- Faculty of Engineering-Ain Shams University.
• Twelve honorary Certificates for distinguished students from: (St. Peter Language School, The Egyptian Broadcasting- Cultural Department, El Ghaba Club, Faculty of Engineering-Ain Shams University, Egyptian Engineers Syndicate and The Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education) from 1992 to 2003.

Books:
* Peter Ryad et al. (2010): A Hybrid Approach to Improve the Design of Stilling Basin, Nile Basin Capacity Building Network (NBCBN) Publications, Research Project led by UNESCO-IHE, Holland. http://www.nbcbn.com/images/stories/content/researchthemes/egypt-local.pdf
Published Research:
* A.M.S Gejam, P. H.S. Riad, M.A. Gad, K.A. Rashed and N.A.Hassan, “Climate Change and Sea Level Rise Impacts on Seawater Intrusion at Jefara Plain, Libya”, Journal of American Science, Feb. 2016.
* A.M.S Gejam, P. H.S. Riad, M.A. Gad, K.A. Rashed and N.A.Hassan, “Impacts of Pumping Rate on Seawater Intrusion in Jefara Plain, Libya”, Nature and Science Journal, Feb. 2016.
* Samah Hassan Mahmoud Abd Elghany Hassan, Ahmed A., Riad, Peter, H., Mohamed, Rany, F., “Optimization for number of vertical drainage wells in highly heterogeneous aquifers”, International Journal of Recent Advances in Multidisciplinary Research (IJRAMR), Vol. 2, Issue 7, July 2015, Pages: 569-582.
http://www.ijramr.com/issue/optimization-number-vertical-drainage-wells-highly-heterogeneous-aquifers
http://www.ijramr.com/sites/default/files/issues-pdf/295_0.pdf
* M.A. Reda, P.H.S. Riad, H.A. El Gammal and M.M. Nour El Deen, “Water Quality Management Information System Upstream Cairo Drinking Water Plants”, Danish Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, June, 2015, Pages: 14-29.
http://danishjournalofsciences.com/07engineer/onlineIssue/onlinee.html
http://figshare.com/articles/Water_Quality_Management_Information_System_Upstream_Cairo_Drinking_Water_Plants/1430074
* M.A. Reda, Samia Abou El- Ftouh Mohamed, P.H.S. Riad, H.A. El Gammal and M.M. Nour El Deen, “Modeling Surface Water Quality Upstream Cairo Drinking Water Plants”, New York Science Journal 2015; Vol. 8(5):61-73]. (ISSN: 1554-0200), (Paper No. 10). http://www.sciencepub.net/newyork/ny080515/.
* M.A. Reda, P.H.S. Riad, H.A. El Gammal, M. M. Nour El Deen and A. A. M. Khalifa. “Application of Multi Criteria Analysis Technique in Surface Water Quality Management”. Nature and Science Journal 2015; Vol. 13(6):1-12]. (ISSN: 1545-0740), (Paper No. 1). http://www.sciencepub.net/nature/ns130615/.
http://www.sciencepub.net/nature/ns130615/001_28640ns130615_1_12.pdf
* M.A. Reda, P.H. Riad, H.A. El Gammal, M.M. Nour El Deen, A.A.M.Khalifa, “Management of Water Quality Upstream Cairo Drinking Water Plants along the Nile River”, The Nile Water Science & Engineering Journal, Volume 8, Issue 1, 2015.
* M.A. Reda, P.H. Riad, H.A. El Gammal, M.M. Nour El Deen, A.A.M.Khalifa, “Assessment of Water Quality Upstream Cairo Drinking Water Plants along the Nile River”, Journal of Al-Azhar University Engineering Sector, Civil Engineering Research Magazine (CERM) p-ISSN: 1110-6409, Vol (37) No. (2), p. 187-196, April. 2015.
* Shaimaa Fathy, Peter Riad, Hanan Farag, Ghada Ezizah and Nahla Aboul Atta (2015), “Modeling of Bahr Nashart for Sustainable Development of Lake Burullus”, Civil Engineering Research Magazine (CERM), Al-Azhar University, Vol. 37, No. 1, p. 292 - 304, January 2015.
* Mohamed Said Salama, Peter Hany Riad, Mahmoud Samy Fouda and Ahmed Ali Ali “Hydraulics of Waste Water Outfalls in Adabya Port”, Civil Engineering Research Magazine (CERM), Al-Azhar University, Egypt, Vol. 37, No. 1, p. 34 - 54, January 2015.
* Riad, P. H., M. Billib, P.-W. Boochs, A. A. Hassan, M. Nour Eldin, M. A. Omar (2012): Shallow wells and surface spreading basins modeling to augment the groundwater resources in a semi arid area in Egypt, VII International Conference on Environmental Hydrology, 25 to 27 September 2012, Cairo-Egypt. http://www.iww.uni-hannover.de/de-de/Forschung/_pdfs/Cairo%20conference_paper_Peter%20Riad.pdf
* Peter H.S. Riad, Max Billib, Ahmed A. Hassan, Maha Abdel Salam and Mohamed N. El Din (2011): Application of The Overlay Weighted Model and Boolean Logic to Determine The Best Locations For Artificial Recharge Of Groundwater", Journal of Urban and Environmental Engineering, vol. 5, no.2, p.57-66.
Link: http://periodicos.ufpb.br/ojs2/index.php/juee/article/viewFile/9596/6795
* Peter H. Riad, Max H. Billib, Peter-W. Boochs, Ahmed A. Hassan, Maha A. Omar (2011): Analytical and Numerical Approaches for the Hydraulic Design of Artificial Recharge Ponds in a Semi Arid Area, Junger Wissenschaftler|nnen Deutschsprachiger Wasserbauinstitute Treffen (JuWi 13), 3-6 August 2011, Hannover-Germany.
* Riad, P. H., M. Billib, P.-W. Boochs, A. A. Hassan, M. A. Omar (2011): Analytical and Numerical Approaches for the Hydraulic Design of Artificial Recharge Ponds in a Semi Arid Area. - Franzius-Institut für Wasserbau und Küsteningenieurwesen, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Mitteilungen Heft 98, Seite 163-178, Hannover-Germany. http://www.fi.uni-hannover.de/index.php?eID=tx_nawsecuredl&u=0&file=uploads/tx_tkpublikationen/FI-Mitteilungen_Heft_98_Tagungsband_JuWi2011.pdf&t=1402435073&hash=f2e169b2530d89b4f0ee2cb877b94ae81b19d052
* Peter H. Riad, Max H. Billib, Ahmed A. Hassan, Maha A. Omar (2011): Overlay Weighted Model and Fuzzy Logic to Determine the Best Locations for Artificial Recharge of Groundwater in a Semi-Arid Area in Egypt, Nile Basin Water Science & Engineering Journal, Vol.4, Issue1, p.24-35.http://www.nilebasin-journal.com/Volumes/Volume4/issue6/overlay.pdf




Published Research in Confernces:
* Peter Hany S. Riad and Mohamed H. Reda, “Multi Criteria Analysis for Wastewater Management in practical applications”, 5th International Symposium RE-WATER, Institut für Siedlungswasserwirtschaft, Vol. 87, Pages 52-70, 2nd and 3rd November 2015. Braunschweig, Germany. https://www.tu-braunschweig.de/isww/schriftenreihe/heft87/index.html;jsessionid=TRIFORK594721337532
* Dina M. Elleithy, Ahmed A.A. Hassan, Mona A. Hagras, Peter H. Riad, “Best Applicable Geostatistical Model for Interpolating Groundwater-Levels in El-Obour City, Egypt” 8th International Conference on Sustainable Water Resources Management, organised by Wessex Institute, UK, 15 - 17 June, 2015, A Coruña, Spain.
* Shaimaa Fathy, Peter Riad, Hanan Farag (2014), “Assessment of Lake Burullus using GIS Techniques”, The Second International Conference for Environmental Studies, Hurghada – The Red Sea , 19th -21st August 2014.
* Riad, P. H., M. Billib, P.-W. Boochs, A. A. Hassan, M. Nour Eldin, M. A. Omar (2012): Shallow wells and surface spreading basins modeling to augment the groundwater resources in a semi arid area in Egypt, VII International Conference on Environmental Hydrology, 25 to 27 September 2012, Cairo-Egypt. http://www.iww.uni-hannover.de/de-de/Forschung/_pdfs/Cairo%20conference_paper_Peter%20Riad.pdf
* Riad, P., D. Roelvink, A. Sayed, P. Boeriu (2008): Use of Mathematical Models to Improve the Design of the Stilling Basin. - Proceeding HYDRO 2008. October 2008, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 8 pp.

Educational and Research Projects:
• August 2012- till now, Cairo: Assistant professor of Groundwater Engineering and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) at Irrigation and Hydraulics Department, Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University.
• December 2013-till now, Cairo: Supervisor for the water quality laboratory (WQL-ASU) at Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University (http://wql.webs.com/).
• December 2011, Hamburg, North Germany: In situ field work to study the remediation of a highly contaminated groundwater with arsenic since the Second World War.
• November 2010, Lindwedel, Germany: carrying out number of groundwater pumping tests in this area to study the aquifer characteristics.
• June 2009-August 2012, Germany: PhD Researcher at Institute of Water Resources Management and Hydrology, Leibniz Universität Hannover/ Germany, working in a joint Project: “water scarcity management in arid and semi-arid areas by applying artificial recharge of groundwater by treated wastewater, Case Study: Sadat City in Egypt”.
• August 2008 – June 2009, Egypt: working, in parallel with Ain Shams University, for (ECO) Engineering Consultant Office- Prof. S. Armanious on Toshka Project (Branch 2).
• February 2007, The Netherlands: Flood and Drought Alleviation in the Lower Limpopo River Basin in Mozambique, River Basin Development Workgroup.
• October 2007- August 2008, The Netherlands: carrying out number of studies and researches on using a numerical model (DELFT 3D), to study the hydraulic performance of stilling basins.
• 2002 – September 2006, Egypt: carrying out number of physical models in Ain Shams university laboratory.
• October 2007, The Netherlands: Leader of group work, assigned by UNESCO-IHE Institute, consists of 20 MSc. participants from different nationalities and different specializations (Hydrology, Hydraulics & River Basin Development, Land & Water and Hydroinformatics) to carry out a pre-feasibility study about Development of Water Resources in the Lower Rhone Catchment, France. Ranked the first.
• January 2007, Egypt: a member and presenter of “Egypt Node Local Action Research Activities and Development of a New Regional (Ethiopia – Egypt) Research Activities” workshop.
• 2003-2004, Egypt: Design of sprinkler and dripper pipe networks for reclamation of the eastern land of Suez Canal, Zagazig University.
• 2001-2002, Egypt: Construction of a New Harbor in Marsa-Matrouh, on the Mediterranean Sea, Ain Shams University, Cairo.

Consulting and Engineering Projects:
EXPERIENCE RECORD:
• August 2012- till now, Cairo: Assistant professor of Groundwater Engineering and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) at Irrigation and Hydraulics Department, Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University.
• December 2013-till now, Cairo: Supervisor for the water quality laboratory (WQL-ASU) at Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University (http://wql.webs.com/).
• December 2011, Hamburg, North Germany: In situ field work to study the remediation of a highly contaminated groundwater with arsenic since the Second World War.
• November 2010, Lindwedel, Germany: carrying out number of groundwater pumping tests in this area to study the aquifer characteristics.
• June 2009-August 2012, Germany: PhD Researcher at Institute of Water Resources Management and Hydrology, Leibniz Universität Hannover/ Germany, working in a joint Project: “water scarcity management in arid and semi-arid areas by applying artificial recharge of groundwater by treated wastewater, Case Study: Sadat City in Egypt”.
• August 2008 – June 2009, Egypt: working, in parallel with Ain Shams University, for (ECO) Engineering Consultant Office- Prof. S. Armanious on Toshka Project (Branch 2).
• February 2007, The Netherlands: Flood and Drought Alleviation in the Lower Limpopo River Basin in Mozambique, River Basin Development Workgroup.
• October 2007- August 2008, The Netherlands: carrying out number of studies and researches on using a numerical model (DELFT 3D), to study the hydraulic performance of stilling basins.
• 2002 – September 2006, Egypt: carrying out number of physical models in Ain Shams university laboratory.
• October 2007, The Netherlands: Leader of group work, assigned by UNESCO-IHE Institute, consists of 20 MSc. participants from different nationalities and different specializations (Hydrology, Hydraulics & River Basin Development, Land & Water and Hydroinformatics) to carry out a pre-feasibility study about Development of Water Resources in the Lower Rhone Catchment, France. Ranked the first.
• January 2007, Egypt: a member and presenter of “Egypt Node Local Action Research Activities and Development of a New Regional (Ethiopia – Egypt) Research Activities” workshop.
• 2003-2004, Egypt: Design of sprinkler and dripper pipe networks for reclamation of the eastern land of Suez Canal, Zagazig University.
• 2001-2002, Egypt: Construction of a New Harbor in Marsa-Matrouh, on the Mediterranean Sea, Ain Shams University, Cairo.

Supervised Thesis:
• Supervising tens of Master and PhD theses from different nationalities (Egypt, Libya and Saudi Arabia) in different fields related to Water Engineering, Water Quality, Groundwater Hydrology. Also supervising an international Master Student, Christina Katimada, in a research planning according to WATENV Master Program at university of Hannover in Germany, Winter Semester 2011.
• Co-supervisor on a joint research between Mexico, Braunschweig University and Ain Shams University titled as “An Integrated Approach to Groundwater Resources Exploration and Delineating Groundwater Potential Zones in Mega Cities Using Numerical Modeling and GIS: a Case Study of Mexico City Metropolitan Zone Aquifer”, within the framework of Exceed Project “Excellence Center for Exchange and Development Cooperation” and funded by The German Academic Exchange Services (DAAD) and Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) in Germany, July 2013 to March 2014.

Other:
Professional & Social Activities:
• Member in Egyptian Engineering Syndicate (Membership No. 2419/25) since 2002.
• Member in NBCBN (Nile Basin Capacity Building Network) since 2008.
• UNESCO-IHE Alumnus since April 2008.
• Leibniz Universität Hannover Alumnus since August 2012.
• DAAD (German Academic Exchange) Alumnus since August 2012.
• Member in the water engineering committee at the Egyptian Engineering Syndicate in Cairo since May 2015.
Pages on the Internet:
• http://portal.eng.asu.edu.eg/staff19059/content/sbsoid47356dio.php
• http://www.iww.uni-hannover.de/en-us/Forschung/Abgeschlossene_Forschungsprojekte/_Projekte/index.php?pid=7
• http://eg.linkedin.com/pub/peter-riad/16/723/237
• http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Peter_Riad
• http://shams.academia.edu/PhRiad