Dr. Alaa El-Sadek
Ph.D., Civil Engineering (Water Resources) Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium 2001
M.Sc., Civil Engineering (Projects Management) Egypt 1996
B.Sc., Honors in Civil Engineering Egypt 1989
Climate change adaptation
Modeling the water/food/energy nexus
Modern irrigations systems
Soil and water management
System-wide water use management and modeling
Treated wastewater reuse
Water and wastewater treatment
PublicationsAl-Otaibi, I., El-Sadek, A. and Zubari, W. 2014. Calculation and Evaluation of Virtual Water Flow in the GCC Countries. Emirates Journal for Engineering Research, (in press).
Al-Otaibi, I., El-Sadek, A. and Zubari, W. 2014. Virtual Water Trade in the State of Kuwait: Prospects and Challenges. Arab Gulf Journal of Scientific Research, (in press).
El-Sadek, A. 2014. Water Use Optimization Based on the Concept of Partial Root Zone Drying. Ain Shams Engineering Journal, (in press)
El-Sadek, A., Sallam, G. and Embaby, M., 2013. Developing DRAINMOD-Geostatistical Technology to Predict Nitrate Leaching. Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, 139(2): 158-164
El-Sadek, A. 2012. Developing DRAINMOD-EMA Technology for Defining the Nitrogen Dressing as a Function of Environmental Constraints. International Journal of Enhanced Research in Science Technology & Engineering, 1(1): 1-8
El-Sadek, A. and Vazquez, R., 2012. Parameter sensitivity analysis and prediction error in field-scale NO3-N modeling. Agricultural Water Management, 111: 115- 126
El Kharraz, J., A. El-Sadek, N. Ghaffour and E. Mino, 2012. Water scarcity and drought in WANA countries. Procedia Engineering, 33: 14-29
El-Sadek, A., Radwan, M. and Willems, P. 2011. Mathematical Modeling of Nitrate and Salinity along the Rosetta Branch in the Nile Delta. Arab Gulf Journal of Scientific Research, 29 (1/2): 1-10
El-Sadek, A. 2011. Spatial and Temporal Analysis of nitrogen transport and transformation in surface water. Arab Gulf Journal of Scientific Research, 29 (1/2): 51-58.
El-Sadek, A., Radwan, M. and Willems, P. 2011. Scenario analysis to improve ammonia concentrations along the Rosetta Branch in the Nile Delta, Egypt. Arab Gulf Journal of Scientific Research, 29 (3/4): 112-118.
El-Sadek, A., 2011. Virtual water: an effective mechanism for Integrated Water Resources Management. Agricultural Sciences, 2 (3): 248-261.
El-Sadek, A., 2010. Virtual water trade as a solution for water scarcity in Egypt. Water Resources Management, 24 (11): 2437-2448.
El-Sadek, A., 2010. Water desalination: An imperative measure for water security in Egypt. Desalination, 250 (3): 876-884.
El-Sadek, A., 2010. Assessing the tail behaviour of empirical distributions using the extreme value theory. Nile Water Science & Engineering Journal, 3: 1-12.
El-Sadek, A., 2010. Monte Carlo approach to developing a water quality process-factor. International Journal of Water Resources and Environmental Management, 1: 97-104.
El-Sadek, A., 2009. Comparison between numerical and analytical solution of solute transport models. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 55: 63-68.
El-Sadek, A., M. El Kahloun and P. Meire, 2008. Ecohydrology for integrated water resources management in the Nile basin. Ecohydology & Hydrobiology, 8(2-4): 237-244.
El-Sadek, A., 2007. Upscaling field scale hydrology and water quality Modeling to catchment scale. Water Resources Management, 21: 149-169.
Hamouda, M. and A. El-Sadek, 2007. Virtual water trade as a policy option for the Arab States. Arab Water Council Journal, 1(1):16-31.
El-Sadek, A., J. Feyen M. Radwan and D. El-Qousy, 2003. Modeling the water discharge and nitrate leaching using DRAINMOD-GIS technology. Irrigation and Drainage, 52(4): 363-381.
El-Sadek, A., K. Oorts, L. Sammels, A. Timmerman, M. Radwan and J. Feyen, 2003. Comparative study of two nitrogen models. Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, 129(1): 44-52.