Research Projects

- Principle Investigator in “Improving Environmental Performance in Informal Areas and Reducing Urban Heat Islands Phenomenon”, Joint STDF (Egypt) and German fund GERF, between Cairo University and GLOBUS, International Academy at Berlin Freie University, 2014-2017. - Team Leader at the EcoCitizen World Map Project, Joint research project with UC Berkley, Ecocity Builders NGO, USA and Mundiapolis University, Morocco, 2013-current. - Academic coordinator of the joint program Strategies of climate adaptation and resource efficiency for densely populated urban neighbourhoods (Central Europe and North Africa) between Master degree course “Resource Efficiency in Architecture and Planning” (REAP) at HafenCity University Hamburg (HCU), Germany, and the MSc, PhD degree courses, Architectural Engineering at Cairo University (CU), Egypt, 2016. - Coordinator of the Joint Research/ Activities between MIT, USA and CUFE, Egypt titled: “Safe and Sound: A collaborative exploration of Urban Displacement in Egypt”, 2016-2017. - Researcher in Regenerating Urban Spaces in Central Cairo, Joint STDF (Egypt) and IRD (France) fund, 2012-2016. - Urban Regeneration of Deteriorated Areas, joint program between Cairo University and TU Berlin, 2013-2015