Full Name:
Aly Nabih El-Bahrawy
Academic Rank:
Emeritus Professor
ASU Email:
alyelbahrawy@eng.asu.edu.eg
Departmment:
Irrigation and Hydraulics Engineering
Graduation Year:
1975

Dr. Aly works at the Irrigation and Hydraulics department, graduated and got his MSc. from Ain Shams University and his PhD from McMaster University Canada in 1985. He held many managerial positions and is the consultant for the Ministries of Irrigation and Water Resources, Higher Education and Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities. He executed many national and international projects during his academic life with organizations from Egypt, Canada, USA, Germany, Sweden, the World Bank, the Nile Basin and the EU. He is currently project manager for several projects in the Nile Basin. He has a vast teaching and training experience in the areas of water resources, hydro politics, computer modelling, soft skills and intercultural communication. He published two books and many scientific papers in the areas of hydraulics, hydrology, water resources management, education, participation in water management, etc. He is member of several committees inside and outside Egypt as reviewer of scientific papers, promotion documents, project proposals, etc. During his long career he visited more than 35 countries around the world for academic assignments.


Degrees:
1980 -1985 Ph.D. in Water Resources, McMaster University, Canada. Dissertation: 'Optimal Design of Water and Wastewater Networks'
976 -1979 M.Sc. in Irrigation and Hydraulics, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt. Dissertation: 'A Study of Flow Characteristics over Oblique and V shaped Weirs'
1970 -1975 B.Sc. in Civil Engineering, Irrigation and Hydraulics Department, College of Engineering, Ain Shams University, general grade 'Distinction' and Project grade (Irrigation) 'Distinction'.
1958 -1970 Preliminary, Preparatory, and Secondary schools in Cairo, Egypt

Awards:
2005 Visiting Professor, for three weeks, Civil Engineering Department, Faculty of Technology, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, supported by the Association of African Universities (AAU).
1994 Study Visit Scholarship, for three months, from the German Academic Exchange Service, at the Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany.
1994 Winner of Ain Shams University 'Excellent Research Prize' for the Faculty of Engineering.
1993 Guest Scholar, for two months, supported by the Kyoto University Foundation, at the Agricultural Engineering Department, Kyoto University, Japan.
1990 Post-Doctoral Scholarship, for two months, Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany.
1983 1984 Clifton W. Sherman Graduate Scholarship, McMaster University.
1980-1984 Ph.D. Scholarship, Research and Teaching Assistantship, Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, McMaster University, Canada.

Books:
El-Bahrawy, A.N., ‘Spreadsheet Applications in Water Resources’, 2005,under publication.
El-Bahrawy, A.N., 'Twenty Days in Addis: A Diary of an Addis Lover', 2005, electronically published under my website: www.alyelbahawy.com.

Published Research:
El-Bahrawy, A.N., ‘Egyptian Grunts and Transportation Gestures’, proceedings of the COST 2102 International Workshop on “Verbal and Nonverbal Communication Behavior”, 2007, Vol 4775, pp 111-117.
El-Bahrawy, A.N.,’Use of Spreadsheets as Project Management Software’, the Scientific Bulletin of the Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University, Vol 40, No 1, March, 2005, pp 265-281.
Senouci, A.B., and El-Bahrawy, A.N., ‘Optimum Cutting Schedule of Reinforcing Steel Bars’, the Engineering Journal of the University of Qatar, Vol 12, 1999, pp 75-90.
El-Bahrawy, A.N., ‘Flow Routing Calculations for Water Resources Management Using spreadsheets’, the Engineering Journal of University of Qatar, Vol 12, 1999, pp 107-124.
El-Bahrawy, A.N., ‘Optimal Design of Small Hydropower Plants Using Spreadsheets’, the Scientific Bulletin of the Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University, Part I: Architecture and Civil Engineering, Vol 34, No 3, Sep 30, 1999, pp 203-221.
El-Bahrawy, A.N., ‘Spreadsheet Class Scheduling for the College of Engineering, University of Qatar’, the Engineering Journal of University of Qatar, Vol 11, 1998, pp 193-208.
El-Bahrawy, A.N., ‘A Spreadsheet Teaching Tool for Analysis of Pipe Networks’, the Engineering Journal of University of Qatar, Vol 10, 1997, pp 30-55.
El-Bahrawy, A.N., ‘Use of Spreadsheets for Rainfall-Runoff Calculations’, the Engineering Journal of University of Qatar, Vol 9, 1996, pp 45-63.
El-Fiki, A., El-Mongy, M., El-Bahrawy, A., Khaled, M., 'Wave Energy Dissipation Using Submerged Rubble Mound Breakwaters', the Scientific Bulletin of the Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University, Part I: Architecture and Civil Engineering, Vol 31, No 3, Sep 30, 1996, pp 23-32.
El-Bahrawy, A.N., ‘Use of Spreadsheets for the Design of Collection Networks’, the Scientific Bulletin of the Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University, Part I: Architecture and Civil Engineering, Vol 31, No 3, Sep 30, 1996, pp 33-50.
Abu-El-Ela, S., Shehata, S., and El-Bahrawy, A., 'Impact of Wastewater Discharges on Phytoplanktonic Structure of the Nile River’, the Scientific Bulletin of the Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University, Vol 31, No 1, 1996, pp. 148-167.
El-Bahrawy, A.N., ’An Algorithm to Minimise Unused Lengths of Steel Bars and Sections’, Engineering Journal of University of Qatar, Vol 8, 1995, pp. 185-196.
Soliman, M., Armanious, S., El-Bahrawy, A., and El-Hazek, A., ‘Cost of Pumping Stations for Irrigation Projects in Egypt’, Proceedings of the Regional Conference and International Symposium on Environmental Hydrology, 1995, pp. 326-335.
Awad, A.A., El-Bahrawy, A.N., Khattab, A.F., and Ebeid, G.S., ‘Seepage Losses from Egyptian Irrigation Canals’, Civil Engineering Research Magazine, Al-Azhar University, Vol 17, No 5, 1995, pp.1271-1281.
Ebeid, G.S., El-Bahrawy, A.N., Kamel, S.M., and El-Badry, I.I., 'Design considerations for Pipe Irrigation Networks', Civil Engineering Research Magazine, Al-Azhar University, Vol 17, No 2, 1995, pp 245-255.
Hammad, M., El-Bahrawy, A., Ahmed, A., and Kamel, S., 'Effect of Supercritical Flow on Riprap Protection Downstream Hydraulic Structures', Scientific Bulletin of the Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University, Vol 30, No 4, 1995, pp 110-127.
El-Bahrawy, A., 'Assessment of River Nile Cross Section Geometric Changes with Time', published in the Scientific Bulletin of the Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University, March 1993, Vol. 28, No 1, pp. 259-274.
Hammad, M. El-Niazy, and El-Bahrawy, A., 'A Pilot Study for Developing Graduate Studies and Research at the Faculty of Engineering Ain Shams University', published at the Scientific Bulletin of the Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University, December 1992, Vol. 27, No 4, pp. 1-18.
Hasan, A., and El-Bahrawy, A., 'Optimal Control of Multiple Pumping Well System', published at the Scientific Bulletin of the Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University, March 1991, Vol. 26, no 1, pp. 168-179.
El Bahrawy, A.N., and Smith, A.A.,'A Methodology for Optimal Design of Pipe Distribution Networks', The Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, Volume 14, No 2, April 1987, pp. 207-215.
El Bahrawy, A.N., and Smith, A.A., 'Application of MINOS to Water Collection and Distribution Networks', Civil Engineering Systems Journal, Vol 2, No 1, March, 1985, pp. 38 49.

Published Research in Confernces:
El-Bahrawy, A.N., ‘Migration in Egypt: Socioeconomic Dimensions’, 1st Exceed Conference on Forced Migration – environmental and socioeconomic dimensions, Berlin, Germany, Oct 19-20, 2016.
El-Bahrawy, A.N., ‘Social Aspects of Water Management: Engineering Education and Practices’, Social Water Studies in the MENA Region’ conference, German Jordanian University (GJU), Madaba, Jordan, Sep 27-28, 2014.
El-Bahrawy, A.N., ‘Projects of Participation in Water Management: Egyptian Experience’, the International Conference on Natural Resources Management and Sustainable Development Goals, San Luis Potosi, Mexico, Sep 2-5, 2014.
El-Bahrawy, A.N., ‘Climate Change in Egypt: Strategy for Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction’, presented at the International Science - Policy workshop 2014, Ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation: Guiding development policies in the 21th century, Bogor, Indonesia, 16-18 June, 2014.
El-Bahrawy, A.N., ‘Integrating Social Aspects in Engineering Education’, ASU Third Academic Conference: The Interdisciplinary and Multidisciplinary Studies and the Needs of the Labor Market, Ain Shams University, Cairo, April 22-23, 2014.
Fawzy, A. and El-Bahrawy, A., ‘Water-Energy-Food Security Nexus Opportunities and Challenges in the Nile Basin’, Annual Conference of the Institute for Sudanese Studies and Research, Cairo University, Feb 26-27, 2014.
El-Bahrawy, A.N., ‘Culture in Higher Education: A Project Experience’, First Conference of Natural Resources and Development: Food, Water, and Energy Security: Integrated Science for Sustainability, Vina del Mar, Chile, Nov 25-28, 2013.
El-Bahrawy, A.N., ‘Network Topology and Project Management’, First Conference of Natural Resources and Development: Food, Water, and Energy Security: Integrated Science for Sustainability, Vina del Mar, Chile, Nov 25-28, 2013.
El-Bahrawy, A.N., ‘Nexus in the Nile Basin Countries’, First Conference of Natural Resources and Development: Food, Water, and Energy Security: Integrated Science for Sustainability, Vina del Mar, Chile, Nov 25-28, 2013.
Farag, H.E., Khalifa, M.A., El-Bahrawy, A.N., ‘Use of Remote Sensing to Explore Impact of Sea Level Rise on a Coastal City in Egypt’, First Conference of Natural Resources and Development: Food, Water, and Energy Security: Integrated Science for Sustainability, Vina del Mar, Chile, Nov 25-28, 2013.
El-Bahrawy, A. N., ‘Public Participation in Water Management in the Arab Region and its Relation to Rio + 20 Issues’, Eleventh International Scientific Seminar for the Organization of the Islamic Capitals and Cities, Environmental Protection Legislation: for Sustainable Development, Makah, KSA, Sep 1-3, 2013.
El-Bahrawy, A. N., ‘Governance Challenges in the Water Sector in Egypt: Regulators and Stakeholders’, the African Forum for Utility Regulators AFUR Annual Conference: Challenges of Transparency: Relationship between Regulators and Stakeholders, Arusha International Conference Centre, Tanzania, April 16-18, 2013.
El-Bahrawy, A.N., ‘Future of Water in Egypt: Balance of Resources and Demand’, annual conference of the Management Engineering Society, Engineering Society of Egypt, May 21-22, 2011, in Arabic.
El-Bahrawy, A.N., ‘Water Future in Egypt: Between the National Plan and the Strategy Draft’ (in Arabic), 15th Annual Conference of the Faculty of Commerce on Water Resources Crisis Management: Probable Scenarios and Balanced Strategies', Ain Shams University Guest House, Dec 11-12, 2010.
El-Bahrawy, A.N., ‘History of Water Conflicts: Chronology’ (in Arabic), 15th Annual Conference of the Faculty of Commerce on Water Resources Crisis Management: Probable Scenarios and Balanced Strategies', Ain Shams University Guest House, Dec 11-12, 2010.
El-Bahrawy, A.N., ‘Structure and Appearance of Technical Text’, presented at the CDELT 30th National Symposium on English Language Teaching in Egypt, Cairo, Egypt, October 26-27, 2010.
El-Bahrawy, A.N., ‘A Review of Water Management and Economics in the Arab Region and the Nile Basin’, presented at the 1st International Conference on Economists and Managements of Egypt, 18-19 November 2009.Water in Arab World and Africa (EMWAWA 2009) to be held at Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt, from 18-19 November 2009. Published in conference proceedings, pp 55-68.
El-Bahrawy, A.N., ‘Using Internet Resources to Enhance Technical Reading Skills’, presented at the CDELT 29th National Symposium on English Language Teaching in Egypt, Cairo, Egypt, March 14-15, 2009.
El-Bahrawy, A.N., Egypt's Presentation in the workshop on 'Level of Implementation of IWRM in the Nile Basin Countries', Kigali, Rwanda, Dec 16-17, 2008.
El-Bahrawy, A.N., "Use of Gestures in Islamic Literature", Second COST 2102 International Conference on Cross Modal Analysis of Speech, Gestures, Gaze and Facial Expressions, Czech Republic, Prague, Oct 15-18, 2008.
El-Bahrawy, A.N., ‘Writing Your Thesis in the Technological Age: An Educator’s Experience’,presented at the CDELT 28th National Symposium on English Language Teaching in Egypt, Cairo, Egypt, March 1-3, 2008.
El-Bahrawy, A.N., ‘Teaching Technical Writing for Engineers: A Personal Experience”, presented at the CDELT 27th National Symposium on English Language Teaching in Egypt, Cairo, Egypt, April 16-17, 2007.
El-Bahrawy, A.N., ‘Teaching Communication Skills for Engineers: A Personal Experience”, presented at the COST2012 workshop on Verbal and Nonverbal Communication, Vietri, Italy, March 29-31, 2007.
El-Bahrawy, A.N., ‘Enhancing Writing, Analysis and Presentation Skills for Engineers’, invited paper, presented at the 17th Bi-Annual Conference, Association of Egyptian American Scholars, National Research Centre, Cairo, Egypt, Dec 26-27, 2006.
El-Bahrawy, A.N., ‘Systemic Approach and Enhancing the Skills of Writing, Analysis and Presentation’, presented(in Arabic) at the Fifth Arabic Conference on Systemic Approach in Teaching and Learning: Towards Sustainable Development in the Arab Region, Cairo, Egypt, April 13-15, 2006, and the Second Jordanian Egyptian Conference of the Systemic Approach, Tafila, Jordan, July 18-20, 2006. Presented also in the Summer School on The Fundamentals of Verbal and Non-verbal Communication and the Biometrical Issue, Vietrisul Mare, Italy, Sep 2-12, 2006 (in English).
El-Sayed, E.A., El-Bahrawy, A.N., Abdel Motaleb, M.M., ‘Evaluation of Watershed Response Using GIS Based Hydrologic Model’, International Conference of UNESCO Flanders Fust Friend/Nile Project: Towards a Better Cooperation, Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, Nov 12-15, 2005.
Zaghloul, S.S., El-Bahrawy, A.N., ‘Feasibility of the Jonglei Canal Project After the Peace Treaty in Sudan: A technical Perspective’, International Conference of UNESCO Flanders Fust Friend/Nile Project: Towards a Better Cooperation, Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, Nov 12-15, 2005.
El-Bahrawy, A.N., ‘Use of Computers and Systemic Approach to Enhance Engineering Education in the Water Resources Area’, Proceedings of the Fifth Arabic Conference on Systemic Approach for Teaching and Learning, Organized by the Arab League, Cairo, Egypt, April 16-17, 2005, pp286-297. (in Arabic). Also presented at the First Jordanian Egyptian Conference on the Systemic Approach and its Applications in Different Sciences, Irbid, Jordan, July 6-7,2005.
El-Bahrawy, A.N., ‘Use of Spreadsheets in Teaching Flow Transients in Pipes’, presented in, Al-Azhar Eighth International Conference, Cairo, Egypt, Dec 2004.
El-Bahrawy, A.N., Fouad, M.H., ‘Use of Modern Water Management Tools in the Arab World’, Seventh Conference on Creative Activities of Arab Students, organized by Union of Arab Universities, Mohamed V University – Acdal, Rabat, Morocco, Oct 2004.
El-Bahrawy, A.N., 'The Story of Dams and Fish: The Egyptian Version', Third International Conference, International Water History Association, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, 11-14 Dec, 2003. Also published in the Proceedings of the First Ain Shams University International Conference on Environmental Engineering, Vol II, April 2005, pp 1542-1562.
El-Bahrawy, A.N., “Modern Technology in Water Resources Management and Its Applicability in the Arab Region”, Water Resources Sciences and Technology Conference, Damascus, Syria, 18-21 Oct, 2003.
El-Bahrawy, A.N., “Earth Pulse Measurement: Overview of Global Environmental Conditions”, presented at the Seventh National Conference, Towards a Better Environment: Present and Future (in Arabic), Cairo, Egypt, April 20-22, 2003. Published in a special issue of the Journal of Environmental Science, ISSN 1110-0826
El-Bahrawy, A.N., Hassan, A.A. “Protection of the Egyptian Monuments from Groundwater, Case Study: Hawara Pyramid and Kiman Fares, presented at the Seventh National Conference, Towards a Better Environment: Present and Future (in Arabic), Cairo, Egypt, April 20-22, 2003. Published in the special issue of the Journal of Environmental Science, Vol 6, No 4, 1441-1451.
El-Bahrawy, A.N., “Design of Grassed Waterways Using Spreadsheets”, presented at Al-Azhar Engineering 7th International Conference, April 7-10, 2003.
El-Bahrawy, A.N., “Irrigation Management and Food Security in the Arab Countries”, International Seminar on Development and a World without Hunger: Challenges of the 21st Century, Havana, Cuba, Feb 18-21, 2003.
Soussa, H., and El-Bahrawy, A., ‘Groundwater Control System for Historical Sites in Cairo, Case Study: Al-Sultan Qalawun Complex’, presented at the III International Symposium on Environmental Hydrology, organised by ASCE-EGS, held in Cairo, Egypt, April 8-10, 2002.
El-Bahrawy, A.N., ‘Reading in the Water Numbers: An Attempt to Understand the Water Problems in the Arab Region’, presented at the First Egyptian-French Conference on Water Resources and Future Challenges, June 25-26, 2001, Cairo, Egypt.
El-Bahrawy, A.N., ‘A Review of GIS Applications in Water Resources’, presented at the OICC 7th International Seminar on GIS Applications in Planning and Sustainable Development, Cairo, Egypt, Feb 13-15, 2001.
Soussa, H., and El-Bahrawy, A., ‘Use of GIS and RS Data in Groundwater Modeling, Case Study: El-Maghara Area, Sinai’, presented at the OICC 7th International Seminar on GIS Applications in Planning and Sustainable Development, Cairo, Egypt, Feb 13-15, 2001.
El-Bahrawy, A.N., ‘Calculation of Evapo-transpiration Using Spreadsheets’, Al-Azhar Engineering Sixth International Conference, held in Cairo, Sep 1-4, 2000, Vol (4), Civil Engineering, pp 268-279.
El-Bahrawy, A.N., ‘Use of Computer for the Design of Time Tables at the College of Engineering, University of Qatar’ (in Arabic), Conference on Education Technology and its Role in Developing Education in the Arab Region’, University of Qatar, Doha, Qatar, May 10-12, 1999.
El-Bahrawy, A.N., ‘Use of Spreadsheets for Water and Bed Profile Calculations’, in ‘Computer Methods and Water Resources IV’, WIT press, Southampton, Boston, 1999, pp 123-132, presented at the Fourth International Conference on Computer Methods and Water Resources, CMWR 97, Byblos, Lebanon, June 1997.
Herbich, J., Elfiky, A., Elmongy, A., El-Bahrawy, A., and Elsaeed, G., ‘Shore Protection Studies for Ras-Elbar, Egypt’, proceedings of the twenty-fifth international conference Coastal Engineering 96, Orlando, Florida, US, pp 3979-3985.
Al-Hajri, K., El-Bahrawy, A., and Easley, D.,'A Teaching Tool For Pumping Test Analysis', Proceedings of the Third International Conference, Computer Methods and Water Resources, CMWR 95, Beirut, Lebanon, Sept. 25-28, 1995, pp. 399-412.
El-Bahrawy, A., and Al-Hajri, K., 'Arab Water Problems: Engineering Solutions or Political Confrontations' (in Arabic), accepted for presentation at the Conference of Water Resources in the Arab World, Faculty of Engineering, Fateh University, Tripoli, Libya, March 18-21, 1996.
Metzger, J.F., El-Bahrawy, A.N., Hussein, A., Abu-El-Magd, M., 'Economic Assessment of a Canal Automation and Control Project in Egypt', presented at the Nile 2002 Conference, Khartoum, Sudan, January 29 to February 1, 1994.
El-Bahrawy, A.N., 'Use of Spreadsheets in the Design of Dendritic Distribution Systems', Proceedings of Al-Azhar Engineering Third International Conference, held in Cairo, December 18-21, 1993, Volume (4) Civil Engineering, pp 121-134.
Attia, K., El-Mottasem, M., Soliman, M., Talaat, A., and El-Bahrawy, A., 'The Effect of Hydraulic and Morphologic Changes on Channel Roughness of the Nile River', Proceedings of the First International Conference on Hydro-Science and Engineering, Washington, D.C., June 7-11, 1993, pp. 1323-1330.
El-Bahrawy, A., El-Bakry, M., Abu El-Magd, M., and Metzger, J.,'Remote Monitoring and Control of an Egyptian Irrigation Canal', presented at the Nile 2002 conference held in Aswan, Egypt, February 1-6, 1993.
Also, presented, in Arabic, on the 'Regional Seminar on the Role of Supplementary Irrigation in Production of Cereals', Damascus, Syria, May 11-17, 1993.
Abu-El-Ela, S., and El-Bahrawy, A., 'Pollution in the River Nile: Assessment and Control, A Case Study', Proceedings of the Nile 2002 conference held in Aswan, Egypt, February 1-6, 1993, pp VI-2-1 to VI-2-15.
El-Bahrawy, A. and Massé, B., Sedimentation Modelling Studies for the River Nile', presented in the Poster session at the 'International Conference on Protection and Development of the Nile and other Major Rivers' held in Cairo, Egypt, February 4-5, 1992.
El-Bahrawy, A., 'Hydrological Simulation of El-Ramla Sub-Watershed', presented at the First International Conference on Engineering Research, Development and Application ERDA, Suez Canal University, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Port Said, Egypt, November 26-28, 1991.
El-Bahrawy, A., 'Computer Aided Design of An Egyptian Water Distribution System', presented at Al-Azhar Engineering Second International Conference, Cairo, Egypt, December 12-24, 1991.
Massé, B., El-Bahrawy, A., and El-Korany, M.,'An Appraisal of Numerical River Models', proceedings of the National Seminar on Physical Response of the River Nile to Interventions, held in Cairo, Egypt, November 12,13, 1990.
El-Bahrawy, A., and Massé, B., 'Application of Sedimentation Models to the River Nile', proceedings of the National Seminar on Physical Response of the River Nile to Interventions, held in Cairo, Egypt, November 12,13, 1990.
El-Khashab, A., Marmoush, Y., and El-Bahrawy, A.,'A Two Dimensional Model for River Navigation Problems', proceedings of the National Seminar on Physical Response of the River Nile to Interventions, held in Cairo, Egypt, November 12,13, 1990.
The above three papers were selected by the editors and published in a book, ISBN 0-662-19304-0, Cat. No. E94-155\1991 for Canadian International Development Agency and Nile Research Institute, Water Research Centre.
Massé, B., El-Bahrawy, A., and El-Korany, M.,'A Degradation Model for the River Nile', presented at the ASCE Hydraulics Division, 1990 National Conference on Hydraulics Engineering, San Diego, California, USA, July-August 1990.
Ahmed, S., El-Bahrawy, A., and Talaat, A.,'A 1-D Mathematical Model for Predicting River Bed Changes', Proceedings of Al-Azhar Engineering First Conference, Cairo, Egypt, December 9-12, 1989, pp. 1-14.
Marmoush,Y., El-Bahrawy, A., and Gasser, M., 'Modelling Flow Currents in the River Nile', Proceedings of Al-Azhar Engineering First Conference, Cairo, Egypt, December 9-12, 1989, pp. 125-134.
Stolle, D.F.E., and El-Bahrawy, A.N., 'The Determination of Optimal Properties of a Layered Pavement Structure', Proceedings of the International Conference on Numerical Methods in Engineering Theory and Applications, Swansea, U.K. July 6-10, 1987, pp. D11-18.
El Bahrawy, A.N., and Wisner P., 'OPTHYMO, an Automatic Calibration for OTTHYMO', presented at the Third Canadian Seminar on Systems Theory for the Civil Engineer, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, June 8-10, 1987.
Consuegra, D., Wisner, P., and El Bahrawy, A., 'Calibration of an Urban Hydrology Model by Trial and Error and Automatic Calibration', Stormwater and Water Quality Management Modelling and SWMM Users Group Meeting', Toronto, Canada, on September 17,18 1986.
El Bahrawy, A.N., and Smith, A.A.,'A Methodology for Optimal Design of Collection Networks', presented at the International Conference on Use of Computers in Civil Engineering, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on August, 1985.
El Bahrawy, A.N., and Smith, A.A.,'A Methodology for Optimal Design of Distribution Networks', presented at the 7th Canadian Hydro-technical Conference held at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, on May 27 to June 1st, 1985.
El Bahrawy, A.N., and Smith, A.A., 'Application of MINOS to Water Collection and Distribution Networks', presented at the Second Canadian Seminar On Systems Theory for the Civil Engineer, held in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, May 1984.

Educational and Research Projects:
2015 - Project Consultant/Advisor for the Masstricht School of Management, the Netherlands funded by NUFFIC project reference NICHE-EGY-115, to provide high quality training for the human resources in the water sector. Responsibilities include project coordination, facilitation and technical consultancy and support of Training Sector management team, international and local trainers on implementation aspects.
2014 - Egypt Partner team Leader for the ‘Nile Ecosystem Valuation for Wise-Use (NileEco-VWU) Project. Project partners include NBCBN, universities of Ain Shams, Makerere, Egerton, SZIU, ITC, UNESCO-IHE, and UNESCO-Chair,
2012 - Manager of PartNaR project (Participatory Planning and Natural Resources Management) between Ain Shams University and Cologne University of Applied Sciences, supported by DAAD to develop modules for the development of water management.
2011 Consultant for the Arab Water Council (AWC) and Regional Coordinator for the Public Engagement in Water Management (PEWM) project in the second phase to prepare operation documents, conduct workshops with member countries, and supervise the translation and website activities.
2010 - Consultant for the National Water Resources Plan – Coordination Project (NWRP-CP), responsible for establishing and operationalizing the Monitoring and Evaluation system, and upgrading the Decision Support System (DSS).
2009 Co-Participant, ‘Enhancing Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) and Integrated Resources Management (IWRM) Knowledge and Skills for Ain Shams University Staff’, Swedish International Development Agency – SIDA, in co-operation with RAMBOLL, Sweden, a Change Project – Advanced International Training Program, Education for Sustainable Development in a River Basin Context..
Consultant for the National Information Map for Water Supply and Sanitation works for the level of Governorate Capitals of Suez Canal Region using GIS, General Organization of Urban Planning, Ministry of Housing and New Communities, value of contract 30,000 LE.
Knowledge Management Consultant, Individual Contractor Agreement 2009/LICA-SP/9980 with UNOPS for the Applied Training Project (ATP), the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI).
2008 Lead Consultant for the study of the level of IWRM (Integrated Water Resources Management) Implementation in Egypt, a contract with the ATP (Applied Training Project), NBI (Nile Basin Initiative), value of contract 9000 US$.
2006-2008 Project Manager for executing the National Information Map project for water supply and sanitation works: submitting reports and GIS maps with data for the Alexandria Region (Alexandria, Beheira and Marsa Matruh), for the Urban Planning Authority, Ministry of Housing, value of contract 45000 LE.
2004-2005 Project Manager, 'Technical Data Analysis and Presentation Skills for Engineers', EDAPSE, a project funded by Higher Education Enhancement Project Fund (HEEPF), value of grant 37,500 US$.
2002-2004 Executive Director of 'Paper Recycling in the Ain Shams University Area', a project funded by the Environmental Affairs Section, Ain Shams University, value of grant 22,000 L.E.
1991-1994 Executive Director of the 'Graduate Studies Development Project' at the Faculty of Engineering, a project funded by Graduate Affairs Section, Ain Shams University.

Consulting and Engineering Projects:
2010 Senior Water Resources Planner, National Water Resources Plan Coordination Project, the Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation.
2009 Selected as Member of the Hydrology Committee within the Egyptian Committee for Hydrology, Water Resources, Irrigation and Drainage, Ministerial Decree no 395 for 2009 dated 30/8/2009.
Participated as the representative of Ain Shams University and member of the Board of Directors in the fourth Meeting of the Nile Basin University Forum (NBUF), in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, Dec 17-18, 2009.
Invited by the Institute for Technology and Resources Managementin the Tropics and Subtropics (ITT) to attend the first meeting of the Center for Natural Resources and Development (CNRD) established by CUAS. Delivered Egypt's two presentations: Ain Shams University Presentation Nov 25, 2009 and Presentation of Master Programs Nov 30, 2009
Member of the official delegation of Egypt to Brussels to participate in the FP7 Environment and Africa Infodays, where I presented two Flash presentations on possible project proposals, Belgium, Sep 17-20, 2009.
Member of the committee formed by Ministerial Decree 206 for year 2009, Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation to review the studies of the Multi Purpose Project Program of the East Nile Program - Nile Basin Initiative.
2007 Requested by HE the Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation to participate in the workshop on: Facing Future Water Scarcity in Egypt, organized by the Advisory Panel Project on Water Management APP.
Consultant of the Minister of Higher Education for Private Technical Post Secondary Institutes. Responsible for Inspection and Follow-up procedures of establishing and licensing the Institutes for the whole nation, 2007.
2006- Consultant for the Water Resources Management for Agricultural Sustainable Development in the Southern Valley Project, National Water Research Centre, 2006-2007.
Registered as Class A Consultant at the General Organization for Physical Planning for Water Supply and Sanitation. Responsible for the Alexandria Region to execute the national information map for water supply and sanitation works, 2006-2007.
2004-2005 Hydrology Expert, seconded to the National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Science (NARSS) to work on MELMARINA, an EU funded project for protection of aquatic resources in North Africa.
2000- Head of Irrigation, Hydraulics, and Water Resources Unit, Engineering Consulting Centre, Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University. Supervised and took part in the design of the following projects:
• Environmental Impact Assessment for Sheikh Zoweid-Askalan and Ashrafi Gas Lift natural gas pipeline projects, Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency.
• Design of Culvert for flash flood protection, Wadi Elgabu, 15 May City.
• Environmental Assessment Report for Integrated Water Management Project, Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency.
• Check slipway design for a super-yacht, Adabia, Suez, Ocean Classic company
• Evaluation of Mushroom Farm on Cairo-Alexandria road, National Bank of Egypt
• Irrigation Improvement of West Tahta (design of lined canals and hydraulic structures: head regulators, bridges, culverts, etc.) – Total contract value 76,500 L.E.
• Reducing Groundwater Levels around Monument Areas in Fayoum Governorate (Hawara pyramid and five monument sites in Kiman Fares) – Total contract value 65,000 L.E.
1994 Consultant for the Ministry of New Urban Communities, New Urban Communities Organisation. Responsible for the study and design of the main water network of the Six of October city, and the water and wastewater network for the sections C and Y of the Shorouk city. Also supervised and trained the Ministry engineers to use micro computers for network design.
1994 Consultant for the Planning Studies and Models Project (PSM), the Planning Sector, Ministry of Public Works and Water Resources. Assignment was to run the unsteady flow model 'CANALS' developed by Utah University. Responsibilities included: preparation of the 'Data Needs Assessment Report', co-ordination of data collection efforts with the Decision Support Unit (DSU), Irrigation Improvement Project (IIP), and Main System Management (MSM) staff in Cairo, actual field data collection for the Serry Canal in Menya Governorate, preliminary calibration of the model.
1991-1994 Consultant for ISAWIP, Integrated Soil And Water Improvement Project, SNC company, Mansoura, Egypt. Responsibilities included the operation and maintenance of irrigation canal conveyance system simulation model, training of two engineers to use the model, developing several support programs, collection of field data to calibrate the model, setting up automatic control operation rules, and testing the automation system. Also, contributed to PLC software contract settlement negotiations, and declaration of acceptance procedures, translated and recorded, in English, the Arabic versions of the Agricultural Extension tapes on the activities of the Development Support Communication Centre (DSCC) in Dikirnis, Daqahliya.
1992 Consultant for Research Institute for Weed Control and Channel Maintenance, Water Research Centre, Qanater, Egypt. Project Title 'Seepage Losses from Main Canals', Sub-contract (263-0132) through the WRC component of the IMS (WRC/CID contract).
1991-1992 Head of 'Database and Modelling Group' sub-project for "Pollution Control of Industrial Effluents in Rosetta Branch Water Course", National Research Centre, Water Pollution Control Department. The project won the 'Prize of Arab Council for Environmental Affairs' for 1993.
1990 Consultant for Hydraulics and Sediment Research Institute, Water Research Centre. Project Title 'Two Dimensional Mathematical Modelling for River Problems', sub-contract (263-0132) through the WRC component of IMS (WRC/CID contract).
1989-1991 Consultant for Engineering Consultants Group (ECG), 'River Nile Protection and Development Project', RNPD phase I, as Computer Applications Consultant/River Processes Modeller for the Management Information System/River Engineering Division. Responsibilities included Hardware and Software procurement, Computer Training, Data Management and Mathematical Modelling.
1988-1989 Consultant for Dr. Ahmed Abdel Warith (Consulting Engineers) (AAW). Responsibilities included: design of municipal networks using Extended Period Simulation (EPS).
Used several mathematical models to design and study real systems through the different projects mentioned above. Some of these models are: WOODNET, HEC-6, MARS, ICSS-3 and QUAL2EU.
1977 1980 Design Engineer for Structural and Irrigation Design at Consulting Engineers Wafai and Associates, and Arab Consulting Engineers, Cairo, Egypt.
1976 1977 Army service as Design Engineer, Cairo, Egypt.

Supervised Thesis:
Name Title Degree Defence date
Mohmmred Ali Hamed Mapping the Spatial Distributions of Water Quality Parameters in Lake Nasser Using Remote Sensing Technique PhD May 14, 2016
Hasan Mortada Khater Using Wireless Sensor Networks for Precision Irrigation in Egyptian Environment MSc Dec 31, 2015
Yasmin Zakaria Meshref Kamh Urban Climate Change Resilience: A Study of Sea Level Rise Impacts on Nile Delta Northern Region MSc Dec 24, 2015
Ashraf Abelaziz Elkamash Environmental Key Performance Indicators in the Industrial Sector: Application on Metal Melting Plant at Oct 10th City M.Sc. Sep 29, 2015
Rasha Mohamed Abelhakeem Using Material Flow Cost Accounting Method to Manage Residues in Metal Industry M.Sc. June, 2015
Ghada El-Sayed Hegazy Successful Project Management for International Development Project MEng. July, 2014
Sara Said Riad Ahmad Create Comprehensive Guidelines for Risk Management in BOT Agreements Ph.D. Oct, 2013
Lisa Deister Designing Landscape as Infrastructure Water Sensitive Open Space Design in Cairo M.Sc. Sep, 2013
Mohamed Aly Hamed Study of Bed Form Development at Ekhsas
Station at the Nile River M.Sc. June, 2010
Mohamed Mohamed Mostafa Decision Support System for Water Demand Management in Egypt Ph.D. May, 2010
Sherine Ahmed Zahran Vulnerability of Nile River to Climate Change and Human Activities: DSS Application on River Nile Ph.D. Feb, 2010
Amira Abdelhadi Eldiyasty Systems for Conflict Resolution and its Use in Water Resources Management and Irrigation Projects M.Sc.
Rasha Ibrahim El-Gohary Water Quality Management System for In-Stream Wetlands Ph.D. Sep, 2006
Ayman Khalil El-Saadi Economic and Uncertainty Considerations in Design of Water Quality Monitoring Networks Ph.D. June, 2006
Eman El-Sayed Development and Application of Hydrologic Models Using Geographic Information Systems Ph.D. June, 2006
DoaaMohamed Amin Effect of Elevated Tanks on Flow Performance in Pipeline Networks M.Sc. Sep, 2005
Hosein Abdelhalim Elgammal Water Quality Management in Drainage Networks in the Middle of Nile Delta (Institute of Environmental Studies and Research) Ph.D. 2005
Basem Shawky Fahmy Mathematical Models Applications for Optimal Use of EquatorialLakes M.Sc. Sep, 1997
Safaa Ahmed Khattab Evaluation of Sprinkler Irrigation Methods in Sandy Soils M.Sc. Sep, 1994
Inas Ibrahim El-Badry Design Considerations for Pipe Irrigation Networks M.Sc. Sep, 1994
Gamal Helmy El-Saeed Study of Protection of the Northern Coast of Nile Delta Using Mathematical Models Ph.D. Oct, 1996
Yasser Mohamed El-Saey Wave Energy Dissipation by Using Stepped Rubble Mound Breakwaters M.Sc. Jun, 1994
Soheir Mahmoud Kamel Effect of Surpercritical Flow on Riprap Protection Downstream Irrigation Structures Ph.D. Jul, 1992
Motaz Monir Khaled Wave Energy Dissipation by Using Submerged Rubble Mound Breakwaters M.Sc. Jul, 1992
Karima Mahmoud Attia The Effect of Hydraulic and Morphologic Changes on Channel Roughness of the River Nile M.Sc. Jul, 1992
Alaa Taha El-Hazek Cost of Pumping Stations of Irrigation Water in Egypt M.Sc. Aug, 1993
Ahmed Abdelmegid Awad Losses of Water by Seepage from Main Canals in Egypt M.Sc. Aug, 1992

Other:
ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS HELD:
• Appointed by the Minister of Transport as Member of the Board of Directors of the General Authority for River Transport, Decree No 124 for 2013.
• Elected Member of the Board of Directors, the Arab Water Council (AWC).
• Editor in Chief, AWC Journal.
• Head of the Environmental Engineering Department, Institute of Environmental Studies and Research, Ain Shams University.
• Coordinator of the PartNaR Project ‘Participatory Planning and Natural Resources Management’, a joint project with Cologne University of Applies Sciences (CUAS), Cologne, Germany, under the German-Arab Transformation Partnership Program
• Regional Coordinator for the Centre of Natural Resources Development (CNRD) representing Ain Shams University in the network, which includes ten other universities around the world, led by Institute for Technology and Resources Management in the Tropics and Subtropics (ITT), CUAS, Cologne, Germany.
• Director of the Engineering Credit Hours Programs, Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University
• Chief Editor of the Engineering Journals of the Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University
• Consultant of his Excellency the Minister of Higher Education for Establishing Private Higher Technical Institutes nationwide.
• Director of the Hydraulics and Irrigation Consulting Unit, Engineering Consulting Center, Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University
• Executive Director for many academic and professional projects funded by national and international entities.
WORK WITH REGIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:
General Reporter, the 15th Regional Meeting of the Arab National Committees for the International Hydrological Programme (IHP) and Joint meeting of water-related Centres and Chairs, Sharm El-Sheikh, Nov 25-27, 2015. Contract with the UNESCO Cairo Office.
Team leader of the Egyptian team for the Nile Ecosystems Valuation and Wise-Use project, WLE Regional Program in the Nile and East Africa Region.
Consultant for the Maastricht School of Management, the Netherlands funded by NUFFIC project reference NICHE-EGY-115 to support the Training Sector of the Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation in Egypt.
Member the Board of Governors meeting of the Arab Water Council as part of the Third Arab Water Forum, Dec 8, 2014.
Consultant for NIRAS Natura International Consulting of Stockholm, Sweden as Regional Program Coordinator for the Integrated Sustainable Coastal Development (ISCD) for the MENA region, 2012-2015.
Assigned by the League of Arab States (LAS) to prepare a background paper for the Arab Water Ministerial Council Prize on ‘Raising Efficiency of Use and Rationalization of Water for Drinking and Irrigation’ and a flyer for the concept of the of the Arab Water Day Logo for 2012 on ‘Preserving Water Resources is a Joint Responsibility’, Feb 2012.
Invited by the African Union Commission to review the curriculum of the civil engineering and construction management programs, and participated in the curriculum validation workshop in Addis Ababa, Nov 12-19, 2011.
Invited by Nile Basin Initiative (NBI), Applied Training Project (ATP) to act as advisor to the Research Proposal Polishing Workshop, Ismailia, Egypt, 28-30 August, 2007, work as Lead Consultant to carry out an assessment of the level of IWRM implementation in Egypt, and attend a short course on Economic and Financial Instruments in IWRM.
Facilitator, Water Quality Management Working Group WG4, international conference on Water Governance in the MENA Region: Critical Issues and the Way Forward, June 23-27, 2007, Cairo, Egypt. Contract No 1/10023867, InWent, gGmbH.
Selected by the European Commission as Expert Evaluator and Rapporteur for Marie-Curie Research Training Network (MCRTN) to evaluate proposals for RTN Call FP6-2005-Mobility-1.
AGREEMENTS AND NEGOTIATIONS
• Led the negotiation team to issue an amendment to the Constitution of the Nile Basins University Forum (NBUF) to reflect the comments made by the legal and technical consultants of the Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation and the Ministry of the Exterior, in the fourth meeting of the forum held in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, Dec 17-18, 2009.
• Participated in the negotiations for the New Brunswick University dual degree in Communication Systems Engineering Program, as the Director of the New Programs of the Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University.
• Participated as the official representative of the Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University in the Meeting of the Centre of Natural Resources Development (CNRD) to establish a new Master Program as part of the network with nine other Universities from around the world, Institute for Technology and Resources Management in the Tropics and Subtropics (ITT), Cologne University for Applied Sciences (CUAS), Cologne, Germany, Nov 23 – Dec 3, 2009.
ACADEMIC SERVICES:
• Chairman of session T2: New Materials, Water Structures and Machinery, NWRC Conference on Research and Technology Development for Sustainable Water Resources Management, Nov 5, 2016.
• Organized and delivered the welcome note at the opening ceremony for the International Conference Transformation in Higher Education in Egypt: Towards Participatory and Interdisciplinary Learning, end of project PartNaR activity, Nov 16-17, 2014.
• Invited to participate in the Pan African University Curriculum Validation workshop by the African Union Commission, Addis Ababa, Nov 13-19, 2011.
• Invited several times to participate in teaching for different programs at the Institute of the Technologies in the Tropics (ITT), Cologne University of Applied Sciences, from 2008 to presnt.
• Invited to attend the workshop on Curriculum Development, CNRD program of the Faculty of Geography, University of Gadja Mada, Indonesia, Dec -15-18, 2010.
• Invited to attend the Inauguration ceremony for the Chair Professor in the Institute for Technologies in the Tropics (ITT), Cologne University of Applied Sciences (CAUS), Cologne, Germany, Sep 20,2010
• Participated in and delivered a presentation on research and technical paper tips for the National Water Research Center workshop, attended by about 50 researchers from different institutes, Qanater, Oct. 15, 2009.
• Participated in the preparation of the rules and review procedures of the Permanent Committee for Promotion, the National Water Research Center, 2009.
• Focal Point Coordinator, Egyptian Junior Business Association, Community Development Council, Key Program, Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University, 2006.
• Requested by the Minister of Higher Education to prepare a detailed report on the performance of the New Programs by reviewing the documents submitted for 20 programs offered by 10 Universities in Engineering, Agriculture, Pharmacy, Medicine, and Veterinary medicine, March 2007.
• Member of the committee for the New Programs, Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University.
• Graduation Project Examiner, Faculty of Engineering -Shoubra, Banha University, Cairo.
• Member of the Scientific Committee for Promotion, National Water Research Center, starting from July, 2006.
• Member of the Experts Committee, Center for Improvement of Teaching Science, Ain Shams University, since September 2005.
• Member of the editing board for the Journal of Water Sciences, published by the National Water Research Center, Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation, ISBN 1110-4929.
• Member of the editing board for the Scientific Bulletin, Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University.
• Member of the Faculty Council, Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University, academic year 2003-2004.
• Member of the Graduate Studies and Research Committee, Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University, from September 2001 to September 2004.
• Member of the Cultural Relations Committee, Faculty of Engineering, AinShamsUniversity, since October 2004.
• Internal Examiner of Ph.D. Students at the Irrigation and Hydraulics Department, Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University.
• Member of the following committees at the University of Qatar: Public Relations, Arabization, Continuing Education, Class Schedule, Botany and Agricultural Sciences Program.
• Supervisor of several graduate students in M.Sc. and Ph. D. programs, Irrigation and Hydraulics Department, Ain Shams University (1987-1994).
• Chairman of Ph.D. Preliminary and Comprehensive Examinations at the Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, McMaster University (May 1987).
• Civil Engineering Graduate Students Representative in the following Committees and Meetings at Mc Master University,
• Faculty of Engineering Meetings (1983,1984)
• Graduate Affairs’ Committee, Department of Civil Engineering (1983)
• Faculty of Engineering Committee on Graduate Curriculum and Policy (1983)
• Civil Engineering Chairman Selection Committee (1982)
• CUEW Stewards Meetings (1982)
PUBLIC LECTURES:
• Speaker in the Children University Program on ‘Nile Basin Countries’ and ‘Irrigation Structures in Egypt’ for school children, Ain Shams University, Aug 23, 2016.
• Delivered a presentation on ‘Educational Management Software Modules’ at the Faculty of Engineering and Institute of Environmental Studies and Research, and Heliopolis University, 2016.
• Keynote Talk, ‘Cultural Aspects in Higher Education and Film’, DAAD Alumni Verein Aegypten, Annual Cultural Event, Dec 5, 2015.
• Delivered a presentation on 'The Congo River, which we don't know' at department Seminar series, Nov 21, 2015
• Speaker in the Children University Program on ‘Water Resources in Egypt’, for school children, Ain Shams University, Aug 12, 2015.
• Invited to give a presentation titled ‘Water Resources in Egypt: New Challenges’ at the Seminar on ‘Future Vision s on Environmental Status in Egypt’ organized by the Institute of Environmental Studies and Research, Ain Shams University, June 9, 2015 (in Arabic).
• Lecturer, ‘The Next Green Revolution’, the Integrated Environmental Annual Course, Institute of Environmental Studies and Research, Ain Shams University, Nov 11, 2014.
• Lecturer, ‘Role of Social Sciences in Engineering Projects’, the National Seminar of the Egyptian ISCD project participants, Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, May 6, 2014.
• Lecturer, ‘Seal Level Rise’, the Integrated Environmental Annual Course, Institute of Environmental Studies and Research, Ain Shams University, Nov 6, 2013.
• Keynote Speaker on ‘Research Demand Related to WEF Nexus in the Context of the Nile Basin’, The ITT Symposium on ‘The Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus’ Key Notes and Round Table Discussions, April 22, 2013.
• Guest Speaker, ‘Matching Water Supply and Demand in Egypt’, in session 2: Natural Resources and Renewable Energy – Abatement and New Approaches’, the Egyptian-German Science and Culture Event: Egypt the Way Forward, on the premises of the German University in Cairo, Jan 12, 2013.
• Guest Speaker, ‘Reflections on Ethiopia: the land and the people ' and ‘Education after the Revolution’, invited by The Social Committee of The Research Center Members Club, National Water Research Center, Nile Valley Hall, Qanater, Dec 27, 2011.
• Invited Speaker, ‘Water Problems in the Nile Basin and the Arab Region’, the Ph.D. Summer School, Cologne University of Applied Sciences (CUAS), Sep 24, 2010.
• Guest Speaker, 'Water in Culture and Religion', invited by The Social Committee of The Research Center Members, National Water Research Center Club, Nile Valley Hall, Qanater, June 29, 2010.
• Invited Speaker, Atgameya Alshareya, ‘Nile Waters, The Problem and Solution’, May 23, 2010
• End of Project Presentation, ‘IWRM – Basin Perspective’, Ain Shams University, Guest House, May 19, 2010
• Awareness Lecture, Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University, ‘Nile Water Conflicts’, May 15, 2010.
• Guest Lecturer at Faculty of Engineering, Zagazig University, on ‘Enhancing Soft Skills for Engineers’, March 25, 2009.
• Guest Lecturer at Mansoura, Alexandria, Banha, Fayoum, and South Valley Universities, on ‘Writing Proposals’, Nahdet El-Mahrousa, Young Innovative Award program, 2006.
• ‘How to Write Your CV and Survive the Job Interview’, Faculty of Engineering – Shoubra, Banha University, Graduating Students, Cairo, Egypt, May 31, 2006.
• ‘Computation-Oriented Hydraulics Teaching’, Second Seminar on New Trends in Teaching Water Resources, Faculty of Engineering, Tanta University, Egypt, March 16, 2004
• 'Use of Spreadsheets for Modeling Calculations', National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Sciences (NARSS), Dec 30, 2003.
• ‘Technical Report Writing’, Faculty of Engineering, Misr University of Science and Technology, 6 October City, Egypt, June 22, 2003
• ‘Use of Spreadsheets in Water Resources Teaching’ One day Seminar on New Trends in Teaching Water Resources, Irrigation and Drainage Courses at Faculties of Engineering, in Egypt, Cairo, Egypt, Oct 24, 2002.
• ‘Water Pollution in Egypt’, German Speaking Rotary, Marriott Hotel, April 3, 2002.
• ‘Water in the Arab World”, illustrative talk, winter program of the Qatar Natural History Group, Doha English Speaking School, January 6, 1999.
• ‘Class Scheduling Using Spreadsheets”, Chemistry Department, College of Science, University of Qatar, December 16, 1998, Doha, Qatar.
• ‘Water Conservation in the Gulf’, Seminar on Drinking Water Conservation, organized by the Minsitry of Electricity and Water, and United Nations Development Program (UNDP), June 21, 1998, Doha Sheraton, Doha, Qatar.
• ‘Use of Computers for Flash Flood Analysis and Mitigation’, specialized Seminar organized by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Agriculture, and the Forum of Qatari Engineers, May 21, 1997.
• ‘Flash Flood Simulation Using Micro-Computers’, organised by the Forum of Qatari Engineers, Doha Sheraton Hotel, April 15, 1997.
• ‘Water Crisis in the Arab World and its Future Dimensions’, in Arabic, Faculty of Science Seminar, University of Qatar, March 18, 1996.
• ‘Water Technologies and Peace in the Arab Region’, in Arabic, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Agriculture, March 20, 1996.
• ‘The Nile in Egypt’, at the Jasra Cultural Club, invited by the Natural History Group, Doha, Qatar, December 6, 1995.
• 'Arab Water Problems', in Arabic, at the Doha Sheraton Hotel, organised by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Agriculture, on International Water Day, March 22, 1995.
• 'Use of Computers in the Design of Water Distribution Networks', organised by the Forum for Qatari Engineers, Doha Sheraton Hotel, March 29, 1995.
• ‘Use of Computers for the Design and Optimal Design of Wastewater Networks’, at the Doha Sheraton Hotel, organised by the Forum for Qatari Engineers, November 6, 1995.
TV INTERVIEWS
• Nile TV Cultural Network, “Our New Language” program, the subject is how internet chatting can affect the Arabic Language, Cairo, Egypt, Sep 2012.
• Nile TV Family and Child Network, “Family House” program, the subject is how computers affect young members of the family, Cairo, Egypt, Aug 2008.
• Qatar TV news, “Office Automation Course for Educators from the Arab Gulf Countries”, the subject is about the training given to trainees on the subject, Doha, Qatar, Mar 2008.
TECHNICAL EDITING, REVIEW AND TRANSLATION:
2017 Editor, Water Science The National Water Research Centre Journal – EVISE.
Head of translation team for the Report ‘Protection of Industrial Zone from Flash Floods (Suez Governorate)’, Arabic to English, for the Carbon Holdings Limited Company, Cairo, Egypt.
2016 Member of Scientific Committee for the International Conference on Advanced Technology of Water Resources Management ‘REDWARM’, organized by NWRC during Nov 26-28, 2016, decree No 89 by the President of NWRC on Feb 15, 2016.
2015 Reviewer of the Journal for Hydrologic Engineering, America Society of Civil Engineers
2014 Invited by the head of the Training Sector of the Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation to review the Training Strategic Plan 2014-2019 and act as Mediator for a one-day workshop attended by several relevant representatives of entities inside the ministry, Oct 23, 2014.
Evaluator and Interviewer of the applicants for the Proposals submitted to the Science & Technology Development Fund, Short Term Fellowship (STDF-STF), Jan 2014.
2013 Reviewer of paper submitted for the International Conference on Computer Engineering & Systems (ICCES), Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University, Nov 26-28, 2013.
Reviewer of Abstracts submitted for the First Conference of Natural Resources and Development: Food, Water, and Energy Security: Integrated Science for Sustainability, Vina del Mar, Chile, Nov 25-28, 2013.
Evaluator of the Best PhD Thesis Prize for academic year 2012-2013 in the Irrigation and Hydraulics specialization, Mansoura University.
Member of the referee committee for selecting these two best 2012 MSc’s to be awarded during the ITT Spring Symposium: ‘Research for the Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus’, Cologne University of Applied Sciences, Apr 22, 2013.
2012 Editor, rewriter and writer of ‘Background note on the use of brackish water for agricultural production in the Near East’, compiling reports from Egypt, Iran, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Iraq, KSA, Yemen and Jordan, as part of the contract with Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
Reviewer of graduate elective course material on ‘Disasters, Environment and Risk Reduction’ designed by CNRD ten partner universities and selected PEDRR partners. The course has four blocks and 35 modules.
Reviewer of promotion documents for the Al al-Bayt University, Faculty of Educational Sciences, Jordan.
Reviewer of the report on Postsecondary Vocational Education and Training in Egypt: Country Background Report, issued by the Strategic Planning Unit, Ministry of Higher Education.
Member of Reporting Team, Editor of Newsletter, Reporter on Sub-Theme III: Private Sector Involvement in Sanitation and Water, 4th Africa Water Week, organized by the African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW) with African Union Commission (AUC) and the Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation (MWRI), Cairo, May 14-18, 2012.
Reviewer of Project Proposal submitted to the Science & Technology Development Fund (STDF), US-Egypt Joint Board on Scientific and Technological Cooperation, Joint Research Grants.
2011- Editor in Chief, the Arab Water Council Journal
Reviewer of the report on Strategic Plan of Higher Engineering Education: Phase I: Analysis and Strategic Directions, issued by the Strategic Planning Unit, Ministry of Higher Education.
2009- Reviewer for the Ain Shams Engineering Journal (ASEJ) and the Egyptian Journal of Remote Sensing and Space Sciences (EJRS), Alexandria Engineering Journal (AEJ), all three belong to the Elsevier Editorial System (EES), Journal of Engineering and Applied Science (JEAS), the International Journal of Engineering Sciences and Technology (Zagazig University).
Reviewer of the translation of Technical Report TR24, National Water Resources Plan - Coordination Project.
Member of the Editorial Board and Reviewer for the Nile Water Science and Engineering
Reviewer of the International Conference on Computer Engineering and Systems
Reviewer of the New Curricula for the Credit Hours Programs, Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University.
Member of the Review Committee formed by HE the Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation for the final copy of the book titled: “History of the Hydrologic Studies in the Nile River Basin”.
Contributing Editor of the ‘Environment Outlook for the Arab Region (EOAR)’ report, United Nations Environment Program (UNEP).
Editor of the JMP One System Inventory (OSI) CD Kit 1.0, Nile Basin Initiative (NBI), Eastern Nile Technical Regional Office (ENTRO).
Technical editor for "NAWQAM Water Quality Studies - Information Products”, National Water Research Center.
2008 Reviewer of papers for the Central Committee for Scientific Promotion, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Mosul University, Republic of Iraq.
2007-2008 Chief Editor, Ain Shams University Engineering Journals.
2006 Technical Editor Consultant for the Ministry of State for Environmental Affairs, Implementation of the Stockholm Convention National Implementation Plan (GEF/EGY/02/022).
Technical Editor Consultant for the Drainage Water Reuse and Pilot Schemes Component, Drainage Research Institute, National Water Research Center. Contract No NAWQAM-Egypt-03-0194.
Translator of “Guidelines of Drainage Water Use in Irrigation”, Drainage Research Institute, National Water Research Center, Contract No NAWQAM-Egypt-04-0226.
2004 Member of the Monitoring Team for HEEPF (Higher Education Enhancement Project Fund), a World Bank funded project in Egypt.
2002 Reviewer of Papers for Water International Resources Association (IWRA) on GIS applications in integrated water resources management.
2001 Reviewer of Research Projects, on water quality of soils, Scientific Research Council, Ministry of Higher Education, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
1997 Reviewer of the papers submitted to the Third Gulf Water Conference, Session 7: ‘Municipal Water Systems’, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, March 8-12.
1995 Editor of the article: 'Rice Cultivation in the Nile Delta', in ‘Paddy Fields in the World’, written by Dr. Tsugihiro Watanabe of Kyoto University, Japan, pp. 53-68, JSIDRE, 1995, ISBN 4-88980-077-8 C 3061.
1994 Editor of final report and Reporter for session A-1 on: 'Legal, organisational and institutional framework for waterfront development', International Symposium for Waterfront Development, held in Cairo, Egypt, September 15-17, 1994.
Member of the Editorial Board for the ISAWIP (Integrated Soil and Water Improvement Project) final report. Member of the organising committee and Reporter for Group (7) on 'Cost Recovery', ISAWIP final seminar on 'Experiences in Integrated Land and Water Management', held in Port Said, Egypt, April 18-21.
1994-2000 Reviewer of technical papers for Arab Gulf Journal of Scientific Research, Arab Bureau of Education for the Gulf States, and for Engineering Journal of University of Qatar.
1993 Editor of final report and Reporter of session IV: 'Modelling and computer application to simulate the dynamics of the resource base and optimisation of its use', NILE 2002 conference, Aswan, Egypt, February 1-6, 1993.
1992 Translator (English-Arabic) for 'Al-Ahram Centre for Translation and Publishing'. The Young Scientist encyclopaedia, Volume 14, 'Looking at Structures', published by World Book International, Chicago, London, Sidney.
1979 1980 Responsible for the arrangement of execution stages of the 'Unified Comprehensive Dictionary of Technical Terms for Engineering Technology and Science', a Tri-lingual Technical Dictionary at 'Al Ahram Centre for Translation and Publishing', Al Ahram establishment, Cairo, Egypt.
1976 1979 Self-employed Translator of scientific papers - from German to English for several technical authorities.