Ain Shams University

Member Type: 
MENA Research Center
Research Focus Areas: 
On-farm water-use efficiency and productivity
Water valuation and pricing
System-wide water use management and modeling
Artificial and natural groundwater recharge/discharge
Rural water and sanitation/decentralized systems
Water service delivery
Climate change adaptation
Water utility financial sustainability
Brackish water
Water and wastewater treatment
Modeling the water/food/energy nexus
Energy efficiency and renewable energy
Community Interests: 
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Ain Shams University (ASU) was founded in 1950, by Royal Decree, under the name Ibrahim Pasha's University. It is the third-oldest native public Egyptian university. Its name was changed to Ain Shams in 1952. ASU has eight campuses in greater Cairo. Today, the university includes 14 faculties and two high institutes. It is the home of approximately 187,000 undergraduate students and 13,500 graduate students monitored by approximately 5,945 faculty members, 3,200 teaching assistants, and 26,000 staff. ASU is known for its high-caliber graduates and post-graduates.

Scientists & Staff

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Director and Technical Lead