Mortada El Aref

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Mortada Mourad Taha El Aref

  • - Professor of “ore geology”, Geology Department, Cairo University

1/11/1947, Sohag, Egypt

Egyptian

Arabic (native), English and German

Married

Giza, Elsabah street 3, El Ahram

- Geology Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt

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Prof. Mortada M. El Aref

is a Professor of ore Geology in the Geology Department, Faculty of Science, Egypt. Prof. ElAref was the director of the Basel Convention Regional Centre for training and Technology Transfer (BCRC-Egypt), (2003-2008). He joined BCRC-Egypt in 2003. Dr. El Aref is (was) a member in or head of several councils and committees belonging to the Higher Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources and The Ministry of State of Environment.  Dr. El Aref has worked on different types of metallic and non-metallic stratabound ore deposits. Dr. El Aref conducted field studies in the Eastern and Western Deserts of Egypt and Sinai as well as field excursions and visits in Germany, Denmark, Spain, Italy and France. , He led and conducted several activities and regional projects in the field of ore exploration, mapping and beneficiation.

 Dr. El Aref became interested in environmental sciences and management since was elected as a director of Cairo University Centre for Environmental Hazard Mitigation (CEHM) and the

Regional Centre for Training and Technology Transfer for the Arab States (BCRC-Egypt), Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal (UNDP).

 He led, conducted and supervised several activities (workshops, training sessions, consultative meetings...ets) and regional environmental protection mega projects. He participated in numerous environmental and technical policy strategies meetings and workshops, including Basel Convention Conferences and the Arab League Teem Concerned with the follow up of Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs).

Dr. El Aref proposes and develops strategies for consideration Of Parties by leadership. He also was responsible for budget, planning administrative tasks such as consultants and staff hiring, planning meetings to discuss policy, making organizational decisions, and manages entire BCRC-Egypt operation.

EDUCATION & ACADEMIC HISTORY

1953-1965……………..School Education

1965-1969……………..Faculty of Science, Geology Department, Assiut University

1969……………………B.Sc.; Special Geology, Geology Department, Assiut University

1975……………………M.Sc.; Geology, Geology Department, Assiut University

1981…………………. Ph D. (DR. Rar. Nat.), Institute of Petrology & Mineralogy, Heidelberg University, West Germany

1986…………………….Associate Professor Degree, (Ore Deposits), Cairo University

1993…………………….Professor Degree, (Ore Deposits), Cairo University

EMPLOYMENT

1969-1975……………...Assistant, Geology Department, Faculty of Science,                                     Assiut University

1975-1976………………Assistant Lecturer, Geology Department, Faculty of Science, Assiut University

1977 – 1981……………. Assistant Lecturer, Geology Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University

1976-1981………………Ph D. Candidate,Heidelberg University,West Germany

1981-1986………………Lecturer, Geology Department, Cairo University

1986-1994………………Associate Professor (Ore Deposits), Geology Department, Cairo University

1994- Present……… …

  • Professor of Ore Geology, Geology Department, Cairo University

2003-2008

  • Director of Cairo University Centre for Environmental Hazard Mitigation (CEHM), www.cehm.com.eg
  • Director of Regional Centre for Training and Technology Transfer for the Arab States (BCRC-Egypt)- www.bcrc-egypt.org, Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal,  www.basel.int, United Nations Environment Programme.                                      
  • Conducted Field Studies in the Eastern and Western Deserts of Egypt and Sinai as well as Field Excursions and Visits in Germany, Denmark, Spain, Italy and France. Special emphasis on the different types of metallic and non-metallic stratabound ore deposits, economic geology, field mapping, ore exploration and mineral dressing, Geomorphology (karst morphology), environmental geology and environmental mineralogy.

FIELD EXPERIENCE & RESEARCH INTERESTSRESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Affiliations
  • Professor of Ore Geology (Ore in Sediments), Cairo University, 

     Faculty of Science, Geology Department

  • Director : (2003-2008):  

-        Center for Environmental Hazard Mitigation (CEHM), ( 2003 – 2008)

-        Regional Centre for Training and Technology Transfer for Arab States (BCRC-Egypt), Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal, UNEP, ( 2003 – 2008), United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), Basel Convention (BS), UNEP

   Member

  • Member:

    Council of Mineral Resources, the Egyptian Academy of Scientific Research & Technology, (1990-2009)

  • Head

    of Ore Deposits Division, Council of  Mineral Resources, the Egyptian Academy of Scientific Research & Technology, (2000-2009)  

  • Member:

    Specialized Maps Division, Council Research & Technology, the Egyptian Academy of Scientific Research & Technology (1990-2009)

  • Member:

    Disaster Reduction National Committee, Egyptian Academy of Scientific Research & Technology (2003-2009)

  • Member:

    Special Committee for the Environmental Sciences, Supreme Council of Universities, Ministry of high Education (2003 – present)

  • Member:

    The higher Scientific Committee for Promoting Associate Professor (Professorship), Supreme Council of Universities, Ministry of high Education (2000- 2008)

  • Member

    : Council of Scientists of Mineral Resources (2006 – 2011)

  • Member:

    The higher Scientific Committee for Promoting Associate Professors (Professorship).

     

    (2005 -2008)

    , NMA
  • Member:

    The higher Scientific Committee for Promoting Professors (Professorship),

    (2005 -2008)

    , NMA
  • Member:

    Environmental Committee,

    EEAA,

    (2003 – 2008)

  • Member:

    The Following up Committee of the International Agreements Concerned of the Hazardous Wastes,

    The Arab States League
  •  (2003 – 2008)
  • Member:   

    The Joint

    Committee on Environment and Development in the        Arab Region (2003 – 2008)

Editor, Scientific Committee

  • Member

    : Editorial Board of the Maps and Explanatory Note of the Project of the Metallogenic Map of‍ Egypt (1996-2000)

  • Managing Editor

    : Proceedings of the Geology of the Arab World (1998), GAW4CairoUniversity.

  • Member

    : Executive Board of the Geological Society of Egypt (2002 – 2009).

  • Head

    : Editorial Board of the Guidelines of the Project Preparation of a set of tools for the selection, design and operation of hazardous waste landfills in hyper-dry areas (2004-2005).  

  • Member

    : Executive Board of the Mineralogical Society of Egypt (1998 – 2008).

  • Member

    : Editorial Board of the Geological Society of Egypt (2003 – 2009).

  • Member

    : Editorial Board of the mineralogical Society of Egypt (1998 – 2008)

  • Member

    : Scientific Committee and Technical Sessions Coordinator of the International Conferences on Geology of the Arab World (Cairo University, GAW 1-7, 10- 13).

    • Member

      : Scientific Committee of the International Conferences of

the Geology of Africa (Assiut University) and International Conference on Geochemistry (Alexandria University)

Teaching

The Flowing Courses are delivered to Under- and Post-Graduate Students of Egyptian Universities in Addition to Geologists of Other Institutions:

  • · Ore Geology
  • ·OreDeposits & Ore Exploration
  • · Ore Microscopy Ore Mineralogy
  • · Ore Dressing & Mineral Evaluation
  • · Economic Geology
  • · Mineral Economics
  • · Field Geology
  • · Advanced Courses inStrataboundOreDeposits
  • · Crystallography
  • Mineralogy
  • · Petrography of Igneous, Metamorphic & Sedimentary Rocks
  • · Diagenesis & Metamorphism of StrataboundOreDeposits
  • · Karst Morphology and  Karst Processes

SUPERVISION

Supervising and sharing in Supervision Committees of Different Comprehensive Research Programs and Studies for about 14 M. Sc. and 12 Ph. D. degrees of students from Cairo University, Assiut University and El Azhar University, Egypt.The research projects dealt mainly with the different Egyptian stratabound and stratiform ore deposits of the Precambrian and Phanerozoic Era as well the fossilized paleo-erosion surfaces and related deposits, with special emphases on the karst landforms, their evolution and the related paleokarst processes as well as karst environmental problems, along with exploration and evaluation of different Egyptian ore deposits (in particular: Iron carbonate ores and environmental management and assessment  of air pollution and  Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal,

Memberships

  • · Geologische Vereinigung E. V.,Germany
  • · Latosol Group,Germany    
  • · Geological Society ofEgypt
  • · Egyptian Mineralogist       
  • · Egyptian Geophysical Society (EGS)          
  • · Geological Society ofAfrica(GSAF)
  • · Sedimentological Society ofEgypt
  • · Egyptian Geographical Society (Group of Geomorphology)

·Geologische Rundschau,Germany

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