Faculty of Engineering - ASU
Full Name:
Ghada Mohamed Nazir Mohamed Bassioni
Academic Rank:
Professor
ASU Email:
ghada_bassioni@eng.asu.edu.eg
Departmment:
Engineering Physics and Mathematics
Graduation Year:
1996

She is a Professor and the Head of the Chemistry Division at the Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University in Cairo and is a member of the Egyptian National Committee for Pure and Applied Chemistry. She is an international project officer at the Science and Technology Development Fund (STDF), Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and has been a member of the Global Young Academy from 2013-2018. She has over 70 scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings and has been recognized with several national (like the Egyptian State Incentive Award in Chemistry, 2013), regional (like the LEWA Leadership Excellence for Women award runner up, 2013) and international awards (like the Young Scientist Award at the World Economic Forum in Dalian, 2013) and was selected as an academic visitor and panelist at the Nobel Laureates meetings in Lindau, Germany, in 2012 and 2014, respectively. In 2016, she has been awarded the Next Einstein and the Fulbright fellowships as well as the L.A.B. fellowship of three organizations: Nobel Laureate Meetings in Lindau, the European Forum in Alpbach and the Falling Walls in Berlin.
She has organized a significant number of scientific and gender related conferences and workshops in her function as the women’s representative from 2005-2007 at the Technical University Munich, as the Chair of the Women’s Initiative at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Abu Dhabi Section 2009-2011 and as a co-lead of the Women in Science working group of the Global Young Academy.


Degrees:
- Ph.D. (Dr. rer. nat.) in Organometallic Chemistry, Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany, September 2004.
- M.Sc. in Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry, Collaboration between the Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany and the Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, November 2000.
- B.Sc. in Chemistry, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, June 1996.
- German/ Egyptian High School Diploma, Science branch, German School (Deutsche Schule der Borromäerinnen DSB), Cairo, Egypt, June 1992.
Awards:
• “Fulbright Fellow 2016/2017“
• “L.A.B. (Lindau-Alpbach-Berlin) Fellow“, since April 2016.
• “Next Einstein Forum Fellow“, since February 2016.
• “African Science Leadership Program (ASLP) Fellow“, since January 2016.
• “Next Einstein Forum Ambassador“, September 2015- February 2016.
• “August-Wilhelm Scheer Professorship“ (Funded by the Excellence Initiative), at the Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany 01.07.15-30.09.15.
• Invited Speaker, 10.04.2015, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands.
• “North-South Interdisciplinary Research Grant” of the Global Young Academy together with Wilfred van der Wiel, University of Twente, The Netherlands.
• “Highest State Award (Encouragement Award)“ for scientists in Egypt in the field of Chemistry 2013.
• Member of the Egyptian National Committee for Pure and Applied Chemistry since December 2013.
• Member of the Global Young Academy since December 2012; member of its Executive Committee 2014-2016.
• “Young Scientist“ award 2013; World Economic Forum in Dalian, China, 2013; participation as young scientist in the Annual Meeting of the New Champions.
• “LEWA Mentorship“ award 2013; for Leadership Excellence for Women, Middle East Process Engineering Conference and Exhibition (MEPEC), Bahrain, September 2013.
• “Best Researcher“ award of the Department, June 2013, Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.
• Invited speaker to Baker Hughes Egypt within the workshop: Springboard Women’s Development Project, organized by the British Council, 27.06.13.
• Selected candidate for the Nobel Laureate meeting in Lindau, Germany, 2012; participation from 01.-07.07.2012.
• Panelist in the Closing Session about “Science for the benefit of Mankind“, Nobel Laureate meeting in Lindau, Germany, 2014; participation from 02.07.-04.07.2014.
• Global Young Academy representative in its presentation at the Linau Nobel Laureate meeting, Germany, 2014.
• Global Young Academy representative at the Brainstorming session on Research Strategies with the European Commission, Brussels, Belgium, 09.-10.07.2014 and 08.05.15.
• Global Young Academy representative on Interdisciplinarity and Gender Equality (MENA regional meeting) with the Global Research Council, Muscat, Oman, 10.-11.01.2016.
• Nominee by the Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University for the UNESCO award 2012.
• Mentor for Ph.D. students at the Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany, 2009-now.
• Ambassador of the Technische Universität München-Alumni network since 2012.
• Co-Leader of the “Women in Science“ working group of the Global Young Academy since May 2014.
• North-South Interdisciplinary Grant Award by the Global Young Academy; collaborative partner: Prof. Dr. Wilfred van der Wiel, University of Twente, Netherlands, November 2014.
• German Science foundation (DFG- Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft) Dr. rer. nat./ PhD scholarship, Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany, 2001-2004.
• Postdoc fellow of the „HWP II Programm zur Förderung von Frauen in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland in Forschung und Lehre“ for promoting highly qualified women in Germany. Execution of the scientific work at the Chair for Construction Chemicals, Chemistry Department, Technische Universität München , Munich, Germany, 2005-2007.
• Winner of “Society of German Chemists GDCh” award on construction materials for the best work presented in the poster competition, 2006.
• Women’s representative of the Chemistry Department, Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany, 2005-2007 where I was a member of the board of the faculty and appointment committees as well as many other tasks.
• Chair of the Women initiative of the American Institute for Chemical Engineers (AICHE) - Abu Dhabi 2009-2011.
• “Organizers’ Award” for my work as organizer of the ‘International Conference on Thermal Engineering-Theory and application’ held in Abu Dhabi, UAE, at the Petroleum Institute, January 2009.
• Invited speaker to Texas A&M at Qatar on “Greener construction”, 23.01.11, Doha, Qatar.
• Regional SPE award for dedicated and outstanding service to the community, 09.10.11, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
• Associate Editor of “Ain Shams Engineering Journal”
• Editorial Board Member of “Journal of Chemistry and Materials Research”
• Editorial Advisory Board Member of “Journal of Natural Resources and Development”
• Referee for the Journal of Organometallic Chemistry.
• Referee for Asia- pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering.
• Referee for Corrosion Science.
• Referee for the Journal of Applied Polymer Science.
Books:
Ghada Bassioni, Metal derivatives of 9-oxabicyclo[3.3.1]nona-2,6-diene, Dissertation, ISBN 3-89963-087-4, Dr. Hut Verlag, München, 2004.
Published Research:
1. Ghada Bassioni, Metal derivatives of 9-oxabicyclo[3.3.1]nona-2,6-diene, Dissertation, ISBN 3-89963-087-4, Dr. Hut Verlag, München, 2004.
2. Ghada Bassioni, Fernando S. Delgado, Matthieu Jaeggy, Frank H. Köhler, Stephan Nogai, Catalina Ruiz-Pérez, 9-Oxabicyclo[3.3.1]nonadiene. Short Access and Allylic Bromination , Zeitschrift für Naturforschung B, Vol. 60, pp.1143-1148, 2005.
3. Ghada Bassioni, Frank H. Köhler, Matallation of 9-Oxabicyclo[3.3.1]nonadiene. The Deprotonation Path to Bridgehead Olefins, European Journal of Organic Chemistry, pp.2795-2802, 2006.
4. Johann Plank, Ghada Bassioni, Adsorption of Carboxylate on CaCO3 surface, Zeitschrift für Naturforschung B 2007, 62b, 1277-1284.
5. Alev Günyar, Ming-Dong Zhou, Markus Drees, Paul N. W. Baxter, , Ghada Bassioni, Eberhardt Herdtweck, Fritz E. Kühn, Studies of bis(halogeno) dioxomolybdenum(VI)-bipyridine complexes: Synthesis and catalytic activity, Dalton Transactions, 2009, Vol. 40, 8746-8754.
6. Ghada Bassioni, Studies on Halide-Induced Corrosion on Different Types of Steel, International Review of Chemical Engineering (rapid communications), vol. 1, no. 6, pp. 547 -551 November 2009.
7. Ghada Bassioni, The influence of cement composition on superplasticizers’ efficiency, International Journal of Engineering, Volume 4, Issue2, pp. 577-587, November 2009.
8. Ghada Bassioni, Production Chemicals for the Oil and Gas Industry (book review), International Review of Chemical Engineering (rapid communications), vol. 2 , no. 3, pp. 475 -477, 2010.
9. Avin Pillay, Mirella ElKadi, Sai C. Fok, Fadi Feghali, Ghada Bassioni, Sasi Stephen, Tracking chloride and metal diffusion in proofed and unproofed concrete matrices using ablative laser technology (ICP-MS), Natural Science, vol. 2, no. 8, pp. 809-816, 2010.
10. Ghada Bassioni, Mechanistic aspects on the influence of inorganic anion adsorption on oilfield scale inhibition by citrate, Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, vol. 70, pp. 298-300, 2010.
11. Mirella ElKadi, Avin Pillay, Sai C. Fok, Fadi Feghali, Ghada Bassioni, Sasi Stephen, Depth profiling (ICP-MS) study of toxic metal buildup in concrete matrices: Potential environmental impact, Sustainability, vol. 2, no. 10, pp. 3258-3269, 2010.
12. Ghada Bassioni, Avin Pillay, Mirella ElKadi, Sai C. Fok, Fadi Feghali, Sasi Stephen, Tracking traces of transition metals present in concrete mixtures by inductively-coupled plasma mass spectrometry studies, European Journal of Mass Spectrometry, vol.16, no. 6, pp. 679–692, 2010.
13. Fathia S. Mohammad, Essam A. H. Al Zubaidy, Ghada Bassioni, Effect of aluminum leaching process of cooking wares on food, International Journal of Electrochemical Science, vol.6, pp. 222–230, 2011.
14. Ghada Bassioni, Self-compacting Concrete (book review), International Review of Chemical Engineering (rapid communications), Vol. 3. (1), pp. 99-100, 2011.
15. Avin Pillay, Ghada Bassioni, Sasi Stephen, Fritz Kühn, Depth profiling (ICP-MS) study of trace metal 'grains' in solid asphaltenes, Journal of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry, Vol. 22 (8), pp. 1403-1408, 2011.
16. Issam Kobrsi, Ghada Bassioni, A dimeric copper (I) tetrazolate complex: Bis (triisopropylphosphine)bis-μ-(5-diisopropylamino-1,2,3,4-tetrazolate) dicopper (I), Acta Crystallographica Section C, Volume 67, Part 7, 2011.
17. Yasser Al Wahedi, Jafar Awayes, Ghada Bassioni, Influence of Classical & Modern Superplasticizers on the Chemical and Rheological Behavior of Oil Well Cement- A comparative study, Advances in cement research, Vol. 23 (4), pp. 175-184, 2011.
18. Essam A. H. Al Zubaidy, Fathia S. Mohammed, Ghada Bassioni, Effect of pH, salinity and temperature on aluminum cookware leaching during food preparation, International Journal of Electrochemical Science, Vol. 6 (12), pp. 6424-6441, 2011.
19. Ghada. Bassioni, A study towards "greener" construction, Applied Energy, Vol. 93, pp.132-137, 2012.
20. Fathia S. Mohammed, Essam A. H. Al Zubaidy, George Yacoub, Ghada Bassioni, Aluminum Corrosion in Vegetable Solutions- a contribution to dietary intake, International Journal of Electrochemical Science, Vol. 7, pp. 363-375, 2012.
21. Ghada Bassioni, Fathia S. Mohammad, Essam A. H. Al Zubaidy, Issam Kobrsi, Risk assessment of using aluminum foil in food preparation, International Journal of Electrochemical Science, Vol. 7, pp. 4498-4509, 2012.
22. Ghada Bassioni, Fareed Abdulla, Zeinab Morsy, Nabil El-Faramawy, Evaluation of Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials (NORM) in Inorganic and Organic Oilfield Scales from the Middle East, Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, Vol.62 (3), pp.361-368, 2012.
23. Ghada Bassioni, Mohammed Mohammed Ali, Studying the physico-chemical properties of commercially available oil-well cement additives using calorimetry, Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Vol. 111(1), pp.295-303, 2013.
24. Ghada Bassioni, Mohammed Mohammed Ali, The effect of counterion in lignosulfonates as oil-well cement retarders, Advances in Cement Research, Vol. 25 (5), pp. 245-253, 2013.
25. Fathia s. Mohammad, Essam A. H. Al Zubaidy, Ghada Bassioni, A comparison of Aluminum Leaching Processes in Tap and Drinking Water, International Journal of Electrochemical Science, 9, pp. 3118- 3129, 2014.
26. Syed Taha Taqvi, Ali Almansoori, Ghada Bassioni, Modeling the Impact of Wettability Alterations on Calcium Carbonate System for Crude Oil and asphaltenic solutions, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, Vol. 53, pp. 4773-4777, 2014.
27. Ghada Bassioni, Nabil El-Faramawy, The Egyptian Western Desert - radioactivity and chemical analysis, European Journal of Scientific Research, Vol. 127 (2), pp. 121-128, 2014.
28. Ghada Bassioni, Syed Taha Taqvi, Wettability studies using Zeta Potential Measurements, Journal of Chemistry: Petroleum Chemistry, ID 743179, 6 pages, 2015.
29. Ghada Bassioni, Ali Korin, Alaa El-Din Salama, Stainless Steel as a Source of Potential Hazard due to Metal Leaching into Beverages, International Journal of Electrochemical Science, 10, pp. 3792- 3802, 2015.
30. Ghada Bassioni, Mennat Allah Labib, Nabil El-Faramawy, Unnoticed exposure to radon in Cairo’s subway, European Journal of Scientific Research, Vol. 133 (4), pp. 471-481, 2015.
31. Ghada Bassioni, Kirollos Ashraf, Amr Abdel Hameed, Risk assessment using ICP-MS of heavy metals in ground water in Upper Egypt, Journal of Natural Resources and Development, 5, pp. 65-70, 2015.
32. Asmaa Saber, Fathia S. Mohammad, Essam A.H. Al Zubaidy, Ghada Bassioni, Does Aluminum really enhance Alzheimer disease?- Medical Impact of aluminum on human health, European Journal of Scientific Research, Vol. 136, pp. 10-21, 2015.
33. Syed Taha Taqvi, Ali Almansoori, Ghada Bassioni, Understanding the Role of Asphaltene in Wettability Alteration using Zeta Potential Measurements, Energy and Fuels, Vol. 30 (3), pp. 1927-1932, 2016.
34. Ahmed K. Elziaty, Ghada Bassioni, Ayman M. A. Hassan, Hamed A. Derbala, M. S. Abdel-Aziz, A Synthetic Approach to Pyrazolopyranopyrimidinones and Pyrazolopyranooxazinones as Antimicrobial Agents, Journal of Chemistry, Volume 2016, Article ID 5286462, 7 pages.
35. Ghada Bassioni, Mohammed Mohammed Ali, Ali Almansoori, Gabriele Raudaschl-Sieber, Fritz E. Kühn, Rapid Determination of complex oil well cement chemistry using mathematical models, RSC Advances, 7, 5148-5157, 2017.
36. Mohamed M. Ghobashy, Ghada Bassioni, pH stimuli- responsive poly(acrylamide- co- sodium alginate) hydrogels prepared by gamma- radiation for improved compressive strength of concrete, Advances in Polymer Technology, 37 (6), 2123-2133, 2017.
37. Omar M. Yousri, , Mohamed Hazem Abdellatif, Ghada Bassioni, Effect of Al2O3 Nanoparticles on the mechanical and physical properties of epoxy composite, Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, doi.org/10.1007/s13369-017-2955-7, 2017.
38. Abdelrahman Khalaf, Ibrahim El-Sherbiny, Mahmoud Abdelazeem, Fritz E. Kühn, Ghada Bassioni, Influence of macromolecular additives on mechanical properties of polyether sulfone and polysulfone ultrafiltration membranes, Desalination and Water Treatment, 100, 29–37, 2017.
39. Ahmed K. Elziaty, Ghada Bassioni, Ayman M. A. Hassan, Hamed A. Derbala, Synthesis of Bioactive Heterocycles from 6-amino-4-(2-chloro-5-nitrophenyl)-3-methyl-1, 4-dihydropyrano [2, 3-c] pyrazole-5-carbonitrile, European Chemical Bulletin 6 (12), 544-549, 2018.
40. Joseph S. Feser, Ghada Bassioni, Ashwani K. Gupta, Effect of Naphthalene Addition to Ethanol in Distributed Combustion, Applied Energy 216, 1-7, 2018.
41. Kiran Raj Burra, Ghada Bassioni, Ashwani K. Gupta, Hydrogen Generation from Catalytic Transformation of H2S, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 43 (51), 22852-22860, 2018.
42. Alaa M. A. Hussein, Kiran Raj Burra, Ghada Bassioni, Rawya M. Hammouda, Ashwani K. Gupta, Production of CO from CO2 over mixed-metal oxides derived from layered double-hydroxides, Applied Energy 235, 1183–1191, 2019.
43. Sherif A. Younis, Mohammed M. Ghobashy, Ghada Bassioni, Ashwai K. Gupta, Tailored Functionalized Polymer Nanoparticles using Gamma Radiation for Selected Adsorption of Barium and Strontium in Oilfield Wastewater, Arabian Journal of Chemistry, in press, 2019.
44. Omar M. Yousri, Mohamed Hazem Abdellatif, Ghada Bassioni, Anti-corrosion performance of alumina nano-fillers incorporated in epoxy-resin coatings, International journal of Electrochemical Science, accepted, 2018.
45. Omar M. Yousri, Mohamed Hazem Abdellatif, Ghada Bassioni, Mechanical properties of pipelines coating consisting of epoxy resin reinforced by alumina nanoparticles exposed to ultraviolet radiation, Composites Part B: Engineering, submitted, 2018.
46. Ghada Bassioni, Alaa El-Din Salama, Zeinab Abdel Hamid, Ali Korin, Hidden dangers of metal leaching from stainless steel cookware into food, Food Additives and Contaminants, submitted, 2018.
47. Ghada Bassioni, Mohammed Mohammed Ali, Ali Almansoori, Fritz E. Kühn, Validation of mechanical properties of oil well cement slurries using artificial intelligence, New Journal of Chemistry, submitted, 2018.
Published Research in Confernces:
1. Ghada Bassioni, Johann Plank, Untersuchungen zur kompetitiven Adsorption anorganischer Anionen am Modellsystem Kalksteinmehl: GDCh meeting on construction materials, Karlsruhe, Germany 2006.
2. Johann Plank, Ghada Bassioni, Zhimin Dai, Helena Keller, Bernhard Sachsenhauser, Nadia Zouaoui, Neues zur Wechselwirkung zwischen Zementen und Polycarboxylat-Fließmittel:, ibausil conference, Weimar, Germany, Vol. I, pp. 579–598, 2006.
[engl.: Plank, J., Bassioni, G., Dai, Z., Keller, H., Sachsenhauser, B. and Zouaoui, N. (2006), Recent advances in interactions between cement and polycarboxylate superplasticizers, 16th International Conference on Building Materials - ibausil, Stark, J. (Ed.), FIB, vol. I, pp. 579–598 (in German).]
3. Ghada Bassioni, Interaction of cement with different superplasticizers: 2nd Ain Shams International Conference on Environmental Engineering (ASCEE II), Cairo, Egypt 2007.
4. Ghada Bassioni, Limestone-an inert model system of cement?: 6th International Scientific and Practical Conference on Environmental Technology Resources, Rezekne, Latvia, 2007.
5. Ghada Bassioni, A solution to the CO2 emission in the cement industry: The Second international Energy 2030 Conference, Abu Dhabi, 2008.
6. Ghada Bassioni, Global warming and construction aspects: Proceeding of the 7th International Scientific and Practical Conference on Environmental Technology Resources, Rezekne, Latvia, 2009.
7. Keynote address: Ghada Bassioni, The Petroleum Institute- not only petroleum related: MEDMA conference on “Green buildings with drymix mortar technology”, The Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2010.
8. Ghada Bassioni and Francisco Vargas, Determination of partial solubility parameters and improvement of Flory-Huggins based models for studying asphaltene stability in crude oils, in 11th International Conference on Petroleum Phase Behavior and Fouling, New York, USA, 2010.
9. Francisco Vargas and Ghada Bassioni, Application and experimental validation of the One-Third rule in determining viscosity and surface tension of crude oil systems, in 11th International Conference on Petroleum Phase Behavior and Fouling, New York, USA, 2010.
10. Nadia Alhasani, Lana El Chaar, Ghada Bassioni, Global Marathon For, By and About Women in Engineering and Technology, National Engineers Week, Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2010.
11. Ghada Bassioni, Avin Pillay, Sasi Stephen, Fritz Kühn, Depth profiling (ICP-MS) study of trace metal 'clusters' in solid asphaltenes, in 12th International Conference on Petroleum Phase Behavior and Fouling, London, UK, 2011.
12. Ghada Bassioni, Mechanistic aspects on oilfield scale mitigation to ensure optimization, IQPC event on "Flow Assurance and Integrated Production", Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2012.
13. Ghada Bassioni, The role of academia in encouraging greater participation for the oil and gas industry, Leaders of the Future Summit: Bridging the Gender Gap in Oil and Gas Industry, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2012.
14. Ghada Bassioni, Mechanistic aspects on oilfield scale mitigation to ensure optimization, SPE ATW on "Flow Assurance", Aberdeen, UK, 2012.
15. Nabil El-Faramawy, Ghada Bassioni and Zinab Morsy, Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials in the Oil and Gas Industry , 1st Ain Shams University Workshop on Oilfield Chemistry ASU WOC, Cairo, Egypt, 2012
16. Neveen Ghali, Ghada Bassioni, Artificial Intelligence in Chemistry: Recent Trends and Applications, 1st Ain Shams University Workshop on Oilfield Chemistry ASU WOC, Cairo, Egypt, 2012.
17. Ghada Bassioni, Nabil El-Faramawy, The Middle Eastern approach to Oilfield NORM Management, NORM and Natural Radiation Management North America Conference, Houston, USA, 2013.
18. Ghada Bassioni, NORM and Scale Deposition, SPE ATW on "Flow Assurance; Tackling Tomorrow’s Challenges", Oslo, Norway, 2013.
19. Ghada Bassioni, Mennat Allah Labib, Nabil El-Faramawy, Radon assessment in Cairo’s subway, ICES 2014 International Conference on Environmental Sciences, 21-23.01.2014, Dubai, UAE, 2014.
20. Ayat Taha, Neveen I. Ghali, Ghada Bassioni, Prediction of the zeta potential of polymers using computational intelligence techniques, International Conference on Material Science and Material Engineering [MSME2014], 14.-16.03.14, Chicago, USA, 2014.
21. Ghada Bassioni, Membrane Fouling-Prevention and Mitigation, Egypt-Jordan Collaboration Workshop, Amman, Jordan, 2014.
22. Ghada Bassioni, Scales and Asphaltenes in the oilfield, 4th Ain Shams University Workshop on Oilfield Chemistry ASU WOC, Cairo, Egypt, 2015.
23. Ghada Bassioni, Current Capacity Building Schemes in Egypt, UNESCO Chair Technology for Development, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland, 02.05.-4.05.2016
24. Omar M. Yousri, , Mohamed Hazem Abdellatif, Ghada Bassioni, The effect of UV on the physical and mechanical properties of epoxy-based nanocomposites, 7th International Colloids Conference, Barcelona, Spain, 2017.
25. Ghada Bassioni, Rheological Properties of Oil Well Cement and Prediction of Cement Rheology Using a Mathematical Model, Rheology of Building Materials, Regensburg, Germany, March 2018.
26. Ghada Bassioni, Tailoring concrete recipes for limestone addition, ICCX Russia - International Concrete Conference & Exhibition, St. Petersburg, Russia, 2018.
27. Ghada Bassioni, The blue-sky research – applied science and engineering interrelationship in an African context, ISEE Africa - International Society for Environmental Engineers, Africa Chapter, Nairobi, Kenya 2019.

Educational and Research Projects:
Not Available
Consulting and Engineering Projects:

Supervised Thesis:
• Supervision in the scope of the advanced research internship at the Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany:
1. Philipp Selig
2. Christine Deißler
3. Claudia Wanninger
4. Nadia Zouaoui
5. Daniela Kampen
6. Olga Blank
7. Maxime Loussouarn
8. Yi Tan
9. Pierre Göppert
10. Thomas Diensthuber

• Supervision in the scope of the contract-based research at the Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi, UAE:
1. Mohammed I. L. Abutaqiya
2. Mohamed Tariq Mohamed Najeeb AlHamami
3. Mohammed Issam Subhi Abu Samen
4. Syed Taha Haider Taqvi
5. Muhammad Jaffar Umar Mohammad Umar
6. Jehad Mamdouh Fayez Abdulla Hararah
7. Ismail I.I Alkhatib
8. Ayesha Obaid Sultan Mohamed Al Kalli Al Zaabi
9. Shayma Saeed Ebrahim A. Al Mazrooei
10. Hiba Khalid Aoudi
11. Amina Sultan S M Al Badi
12. Amena Adnan Mohamed Sallam Hasan
13. Khalfan Al Marzouqui
14. Abdel Malek Muniem
15. Joel Fawaz

• Supervision of foreign internship students visiting The Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi, UAE:
1. From the Indian Institute of Technology: Arjun Satish; present at The Petroleum Institute twice: in summer 2009 and in November 2009.
2. From the Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany: Maike Mueller; present at The Petroleum Institute from October-December 2010.
3. From ETH Zurich, Switzerland: Corinna Mueller; present at The Petroleum Institute from March-June 2011.
4. From The American University of Sharjah, UAE: George Yacoub; present at The Petroleum Institute from May- August 2011.

• Supervision of Master students at The Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi, UAE:
1. Mohammed Mohammed Ali, Master student (Topic: Compatibility study of commercially available chemical additives to oil well cement applied in ADNOC oilfields), The Petroleum Institute 2012 (collaborative supervision with Dr. Ali Almansoori) (completed).
2. Syed Taha Taqvi, Master student (Topic: Wettability study of calcium carbonate using zeta-potential measurements), The Petroleum Institute 2013 (collaborative supervision with Dr. Ali Almansoori) (completed).
3. Khalfan Al Marzouqi, Master student (Topic: Chemical Characterization of Asphaltenes from the Middle East), The Petroleum Institute 2014 (collaborative supervision with Dr. Saeed Al Hassan) (completed).

• Supervision of Masters students at the Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, and abroad:
1. Ayat Taha, Master student (M. Sc.Topic: Prediction of the physico-chemical properties of Polymers based on computational intelligence techniques), Faculty of Science, Al-Azhar University (collaborative supervision with Assoc. Prof. Dr. Neveen I. Ghali) (completed).
2. Ali Korin (M. Sc. Topic: Study on metal leaching from stainless steel cookware during food preparation and storage), Faculty of Science, Al-Azhar University (collaborative supervision with (late Prof. Dr. Hassan Abdel Dayem), Prof. Dr. Alaa El-Din Salama and Prof. Dr. Zeinab Ibrahim) (completed).
3. Ayman Ali Hassan (M.Sc. Topic: Schiff Bases as ligands for organometallic compounds used as nanomagnets), Faculty of Science, Ain Shams University (collaborative supervision with Prof. Dr. Hamed Derbala and Prof. Dr. Ahmed Kamel) (completed).
4. Omar Yousri (M.Sc. Topic: Effect of nanoparticle on anticorrosive performance of polymer matrix composite coating), Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University (collaborative supervision with Prof. Dr. Brajendra Mishra, Colorado School of Mines, USA) (completed).
5. Abdelrahman Khalaf (M.Sc. Topic: Developing New Catalytic Membrane technology for filtration), Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University (collaborative supervision with Prof. Dr. Mahmoud Abdel Azeem and Prof. Dr. Fritz E. Kuehn, Technical University Munich, Germany) (completed).
6. Mahmoud Shaaban (M.Sc. Topic: New treatment for industrial wastewater of batteries industry), Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University, collaborative supervision with Prof. Dr. Mohamed El-Husseiny El-Nady) (completed).
7. Nehad Ahmed (M.Sc. Topic: Study of Alternative Green Energy Resources from Agricultural Residues), ), Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University (collaborative supervision with Prof. Dr. Mahmoud Abdel Azeem and Prof. Dr. Ashwani Gupta, University of Maryland, USA) (ongoing).
8. Rehab Ibrahim (M.Sc. Topic: One dimensional molecular wires using tailored-to-the-purpose chemistry), Faculty of Science, Ain Shams University (collaborative supervision with Prof. Dr. Fouad El-Husseiny and Prof. Dr. Wilfred van der Wiel, University of Twente, Netherlands) (ongoing).
9. Amr Alaa (M.Sc. Topic: Novel Materials with Energy Applications), Faulty of Engineering, Ain Shams University (collaborative supervision with Prof. Dr. Rawia Mohamed and Prof. Dr. Ashwani Gupta, University of Maryland, USA) (ongoing).
10. Karim Hassan (M.Sc. Topic: Design optimization of Electrolysis in waste water treatment), Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University (collaborative supervision with Prof. Dr. Mahmoud Abdel Azeem and Prof. Dr. Ashwani Gupta, University of Maryland, College Park, USA) (ongoing).
11. Reham Farid (M.Sc. Topic: Using LDH (Layered Doubled Hydroxide) composite on protective coating), Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University (collaborative supervision with Prof. Dr. Rawia Mohamed and Prof. Dr. Fritz E. Kuehn, Technical University Munich, Germany) (ongoing).
12. Mayar Ahmed (M.Sc. Topic: Effect of Alumina on the mechanical properties of macro-molecular composites.) Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University (collaborative supervision with Prof. Dr. Rawia Mohamed and Prof. Dr. Fritz E. Kuehn, Technical University Munich, Germany) (ongoing).
13. Mohamed Abdelaal (M.Sc. Topic: Effect of dopants on Structure and Properties of Fullerenes), Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University (collaborative work with Prof. Dr. Hazem Abdellatif and Prof. Dr. Moritz Riede, University of Oxford, UK) (ongoing).
14. Esraa Kamal (M.Sc. Topic: Radiation crosslinking of some hydrogels and possible applications in water treatment), Faculty of Science, Ain Shams University (collaborative supervision with Prof. Dr. Mohamed Sabry Abdel-Mottaleb, and Dr. Mohamed Mohamady Ghobashy) (ongoing).

• Supervision of Ph.D. students at the Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt and abroad:
1. Hala Ibrahim (Ph. D. Topic: Environmental Evaluation study of Edku Lake using Laser Spectrochemical Analytical Techniques), NILES, Cairo University (collaborative supervision with Prof. Dr. Mohamed Abdel Harith, Prof. Dr. M. El Sherif M. Gohar and Dr. Awoldia Nasif) (ongoing).
2. Omar Yousri (Ph.D. Topic: ), Institut national de la recherche scientifique INRS, Quebec, Canada (collaborative work with Prof. Dr. Federico Rosei) (ongoing).
3. Eman Torad (Ph.D. Topic: Polyglycolic acid from the direct polymerization of C1 feedstock), Faculty of Science, Ain Shams University (collaborative supervision with Prof. Dr. Stephen A. Miller, University of Florida, USA) (discontinued).

Other:
Non-technical Publications
1. Ghada Bassioni, Gameli Adzaho, David Niyukuri, Brain drain: Entice Africa's scientists to stay, Nature 535 (7611), pp. 231-231, 2016.
2. Ghada Bassioni, Science Migration: A Little Bavarian with Pharaonic Looks, Blog Article for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings. https://www.lindau-nobel.org/science-migration-a-little-bavarian-with-pharaonic-looks/
3. Ghada Bassioni, Blog Article for the Next Einstein Forum: Basic vs. Applied Research and the “Brain-Drain” Phenomenon. https://nef.org/basic-vs-applied-research-and-the-brain-drain-phenomenon/ (2016).
4. Ghada Bassioni, Chioma Daisy Onyige, Hasnaa Chennaoui Aoudjehane, Joana Filipa Machado de Morais Afonso, Mohamad Fawzi Mahomoodally, How Africa can empower more women to become leaders in science, The Conversation (2016), https://theconversation.com/how-africa-can-empower-more-women-to-become-leaders-in-science-60570
5. Ghada Bassioni, The Conversation (2016),Why you shouldn’t wrap your food in aluminium foil before cooking it, http://theconversation.com/why-you-shouldnt-wrap-your-food-in-aluminium-foil-before-cooking-it-57220
6. Ghada Bassioni, To be trapped in your own thoughts and beliefs - it's time for a wall to fall!, Falling Walls Fragments (2017), http://www.fallingwallsfragments.com/2017/07/27/to-be-trapped-in-your-own-thoughts-and-beliefs-its-time-for-a-wall-to-fall/
7. Ghada Bassioni, Seek a mentor's advice! Allow experience to speak!, Falling Walls Fragments (2017), http://www.fallingwallsfragments.com/2017/08/08/seek-a-mentors-advice-allow-experience-to-speak/
8. Ghada Bassioni, Nova Ahmed, Amal Amin, Mari-Vaughn V. Johnson, Milica Pešić, Rapela Regina Maphanga, Anina Rich, Meron Zeleke, Breaking the wall of time management: 6 smart tricks to manage your time more efficiently, Falling Walls Fragments (2018), https://www.fallingwallsfragments.com/2018/08/06/breaking-the-wall-of-time-management-6-smart-tricks-to-manage-your-time-more-efficiently/

13. Public talks
• Panelist in the Closing Session about “Science for the benefit of Mankind“, Nobel Laureate meeting in Lindau, Germany, 2014; participation from 02.07.-04.07.2014. https://www.mediatheque.lindau-nobel.org/videos/33787/2014-panel-discussion-science-for-the-benefit
• Global Young Academy representative in its presentation at the Linau Nobel Laureate meeting, Germany, 2014. https://www.mediatheque.lindau-nobel.org/videos/33786/2014-presentation-offered-by-the-global-young-academy
• Global Young Academy representative at the Brainstorming session on Research Strategies with the European Commission, Brussels, Belgium, 09.-10.07.2014 and 08.05.15.
• Global Young Academy representative on Interdisciplinarity and Gender Equality (MENA regional meeting) with the Global Research Council, Muscat, Oman, 10.-11.01.2016.
• Video (Lindau Diary) Explaining what it is like to be a woman in a man's world (physics)! https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=G8OEGWjgmNA
• TED-like scientific pitch at the Next Einstein Forum in Dakar Senegal, March 2016. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MqdqEqEMHhQ
• Interview for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings: https://www.lindau-nobel.org/interview-ghada-bassioni-global-scientist/

Professional Development (Training/ Workshops):
1991 Summer Internship at Saudi Wiemer und Trachte LTD., Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
2000 A one-month occupation as a chemistry and biology teacher at the German School in Cairo, Egypt.
2003 A four-day workshop dealing with the theoretical background and application of magnetic materials “Workshop in magnetochemistry molecular magnetism”, 29.09.-02.10.03 in Kaiserslautern, Germany.
2005 A three-week workshop dealing with teaching skills and psychology of university students, Cairo University, Egypt.
2005-2007
Postdoc fellow of the „HWP II Programm zur Förderung von Frauen in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland in Forschung und Lehre“ for promoting highly qualified women in Germany. Execution of the scientific work at the Chair for Construction Chemicals, Chemistry Department, Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany and and on leave from the Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt as an Assistant Professor.
2007 A one-day workshop dealing with faults and fractures, The Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
2008 A three-day workshop dealing with reservoir layering, “Reservoir Layering- Ignore it at your peril” SPE, 12.-14.02.08, London, UK
2008 A three-day training course dealing with mass spectrometry, Waters, Manchester, UK.
2008 A three-day workshop dealing with managing scales and asphaltenes, ADCO, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
2009 A three-day workshop on excellence in teaching, The Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
2009 A three-day SPE ATW on managing scales and asphaltenes, 09.-12.02.09, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
2010 A one-day workshop on all aspects dealing with oilfield scale, 28.11.10, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
2010 A three-day SPE ATW on “Managing scales and asphaltenes”, 29.11.-01.12.10, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
2011 A one-day ABET workshop, 09.01.11, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
2011 A one-day HSE workshop, 10.01.11, The Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
2011 A three-day SPE ATW on "Flow assurance", June, Le Meridien, Dubai, UAE.
2011 A three-day workshop on "Emotionally Intelligent Leadership", October, The Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
2011 A three-day workshop on "Introduction on NLP", October, The Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
2012 A three-day SPE ATW on "Flow assurance", 16.-19.04.12, Hilton Treetops, Aberdeen, UK.
2013 A three-day SPE ATW on "Flow assurance- Tackling Tomorrow’s Challenges", 12.-14.11.13, Oslo, Norway.
2014 Trainer of the trainers’ workshop, 01. - 02. and 07.09.14, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Cairo, Egypt.
2015 A three-day SPE ATW on "Flow assurance- Tackling Tomorrow’s Challenges", 12.-14.10.15, Edinburgh, UK.
2016 African Science Leadership Program, 11.-16.4.16, Pretoria, South Africa.
2016 Women in Science Mentorship Workshop by CIFAR, 06-09.10.16, Banff Center, Canada
2018 Program for African Women Scientists in STEM (PAWS) by BMBF, 20-21.03.18, Kigali, Rwanda
2018 Women in Science Mentorship Workshop by CIFAR, 22-24.03.18, Kigali, Rwanda