Work Experience:

Visiting Researcher

USDA-ARS, National Sedimentation Laboratory (NSL), OXFORD-MS (United States)

 Post-Doc Researcher

University of Bari- Aldo Moro- Italy

August 2015- Now: Assistant Professor

Department of Agricultural Engineering, Faculty of Agriculture, Cairo University- Egypt.

Educational background:

2014, PhD in Management and Engineering of Agro-Forest Bio-systems, University of Bari-Aldo Moro, Bari, Italy.

  • Thesis Title: “Studying The Effectiveness Of Alternative Management Scenarios On The Sediment Load In A Mediterranean Agricultural Watershed Using The ANNAGNPS Model”.

2010, M.Sc. of Land and Water Resources Management, Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Bari (MAIB), CIHEAM Organization, Bari, Italy.

  • Score: Excellent.

  • Thesis Title:  “Assessing Soil Moisture Content and Its Distribution Under Surface and Sub-Surface Drip Irrigation Systems Using the Neutron Moisture Meter Technique”

  • list of principal subjects: surface and ground water hydrology, soil erosion, crop water modelling, crop response to water stress and water use efficiency, crop water requirements and irrigation scheduling, Irrigation Management at Farm level, Environmental impact Assessment, Salinity control in relation to irrigation, Use of low quality water, Drainage systems design, Design , operation and maintenance of open channels, Pedology and soil survey investigation, Land degradation and desertification, Water and solute movements, Design, operation, maintenance, and performance evaluation of large scale pressurized irrigation systems, Principles of farm economics, Optimal water allocation ( GAMS Language)…etc.


2007, B.Sc. of Agricultural Engineering (Score: Excellent with honor), Cairo University, Giza, Egypt.

  • Score: Excellent with honor.
  • Graduation Project Title: “Bio-Fuels"
  • list of principal subjects:Agricultural Engineering, Machine Theory and Design, soil physics and water relations, on farm irrigation and drainage, planning and design of farm structure, physics and metrology, soil and water resources uses, hydraulics, irrigation system design, farm machinery, thermodynamics, food processing engineering, New and renewable energy, Organic chemistry, Agricultural zoology, Agricultural microbiology, Animal and poultry production, Biochemistry, Mathematics, Statistics, Rural development, Plant protection Agricultural Tractors.



Mother tongue: Arabic

Other language(s) :

  1. English (Fluent)
  2. Italian   (Fluent)
  3. French ( Basic User)

Computer skills

  • Hydrological simulation models (AnnAGNPS, SWAT).
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
  • Computer models used in irrigation water management (Aqua crop, CropWat, Surfer).