Heba Allah Essam E. Khalil

Prof. Dr. Heba Allah Essam E. Khalil, Department of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University has more than 15 years of academic and professional experience. She teaches and conducts research in community development, informal areas, and integrated urban systems with several publications including a book “Energy Efficiency in the Urban Environment”. She has built a number of international research partnerships focusing on urban metabolism and improving urban micro-climate in highly dense cities through meta-flow analysis, simulation and participatory action research. She has also worked as an architect, urban planner and housing expert with multi-scale agencies, authorities and clients both local and international. As an Alumina of SPURS, MIT she continuously seeks partnerships to support a new planning and design practice for sustainable urbanism in her region.