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
2002: Director, Strategic Research Unit, National Water Research Center
Contacts & Mailing Address:
National Water Research Center, Fum Ismailia Canal, P.O. Box 74, Shoubra El-Kheima 13411, Cairo, Egypt.
Telephone No.: + 20 (2) 4444 6180 / 44447353 Fax No: + 20 (2) 44447846 / 44446761
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