Abeer Elshater

Professor at Urban Planning

Career Information

Professor at : 2019-12-23
Assistant Professor at : 2015-02-04
Teacher at : 2009-12-09
Teacher Assistant at : 2004-01-26
Demonstrator at : 1999-10-10

Academic Information

Ph.D. : 2009-11-17 From كلية الهندسة - جامعة عين شمس
M.Sc. : 2003-11-29 From كلية الهندسة - جامعة عين شمس
Graduation : may / 1999 From كلية الهندسة - , جامعة عين شمس


Abeer Elshater is a professor of Urban Morphology at Ain Shams University (ASU), Cairo, Egypt, teaching and supervising multidisciplinary topics in urban design. She is a personal investigator for a funded research project (STDF Basic & Applied Research Grants (STDF-BARG 37234) by Science, Technology and Innovation Funding Authority (STDF) about urban heat islands and urban forms. Elshater has also worked on some international research projects with international universities. She also is co-editor, author and co-author of several books and scientific manuscripts. She was a vice-director of the Contagious Improvement of Quality Assurance Unit—CIQAU at the Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University (2015-2018). Currently, Elshater acts as an ambassador of the Regional Studies Association, United Kingdom (UK). She can be reached at: abeer.elshater@eng.asu.edu.eg


1- Best Paper (2nd Runners Up) Award 2013:
Abeer Elahter. "Urban Reloading Philosophy Adequate People and Place" AicQoL 2013 Langkawi, AMER International Conference on Quality of Life
Holiday Villa Beach Resort & Spa, Langkawi, Malaysia, 6-8 April 2013
"Quality of Life in the Built and Natural Environment.

2- Best Paper Award
Abeer Elshater and Mennatalla Henday. "Assessment Methodology towards Outcomes-Based Learning in Urban Design Course", Conference SB13, Cairo, November, 2013.

3- Best Paper Award
ELshater, A. (2014, October). Tactical Urbanism: A Method of Community Empowerment in Cairo Neighborhoods. Bacelona, Spain. Pp pp28-38


Abusaada, H., Elshater, A. Khalifa, M. (2022). Remapping Urban Heat Island Atlases in Regenerative Cities.. IGI Global. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-6684-2462-9
Abusaada, H., Elshater, A. Rodwell, D. (2021). Transforming Urban Nightlife and the Development of Smart Public Spaces 1st Edition. IGI Global. Doi: 10.4018/978-1-7998-7004-3
Abusaada, H., Salama, A., & Elshater, A. (2020). Reconstructing Urban Ambiance in Smart Public Places. IGI Global. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-3856-2

Abusaada, H., Vellguth, C. & Elshater, A. (2019). Handbook of Research on Digital Research Methods and Architectural Tools in Urban Planning and Design. IGI-Global.
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-9238-9
Abusaada, Hisham G. 2017. Architecture Evermore. Abeerl Elshater (editor). London: Partridge Africa: Penguin Reader.
Abusaada, Hisham G. and Abeer Elshater. “Back to the Order: The Chaos in the cities of Hardship”, Lambert Academic Publishing, January 2017.

Elshater, Abeer, and Hisham G. Abusaada. 2016. What is Urban Design? Teaching and Learning (Booklet One). London: Partridge: Penguin Reader.
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—. 2016. Unknown Cities: The Unknown Cities: From Loss of Hope to Well-Being [And] Self-Satisfaction. London: Partridge Africa: Penguin Reader.
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Elshater, Abeer. 2015. Urban Design Paradigm: Working Manuscripts. London: Partridge Africa: Penguin Reader.
Publisher website: http://www.partridgepublishing.com/Africa/Books/bookdetail.aspx?bookid=BK150196


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Research Projects

Abeer Elshater is a personal investigator for a funded research project (STDF Basic & Applied Research Grants (STDF-BARG 37234) by Science, Technology and Innovation Funding Authority (STDF) about urban heat islands and urban forms.