Prof. Mohamed Abdel-Motaleb
National Water Research Center
Cairo, Egypt

Prof. Abdel-Motaleb is the President of the National Water Research Center and First Under Secretary of the Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation. He has over 25 years of experience in the fields of water resources management, river morphology, marine & industrial hydraulics, physical models, hydraulic structures and environmental impact assessment.

Dr. Abdel-Motaleb holds a Ph.D. from Colorado State University, USA and has a wide experience cooperating with multi-national organizations. He has supervised many national projects as the national Master Plan for Water Resources Program, South Valley Development Project (Toshka), El-Salam Canal project and Water conservation and improving irrigation in western Delta project, Flash Floods in Egypt; Protection and Management "LIFE" project and Friend/Nile project. He has also published several scientific papers locally and internationally.

Prof. Abdel-Motaleb is a member in the World Water Council, Arab Water Council, Egyptian Civil Engineers Syndicate and board member in the Egyptian Agricultural Research Center Research, the Egyptian Dutch Advisory Panel and M.Sc. CHEAM-IAMB Bari Examining Board.


Recent Positions held:

2012 Present: President, National Water Research Center

2011 2012:1st Under Secretary General, Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation

2008 2011:Head, Planning Sector, Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation

2002 2008:Director, Water Resources Research Institute, National Water Research Center

2001 2002:   Director, Strategic Research Unit, National Water Research Center

Contacts & Mailing Address:

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