Shabaya

Dr. Mohamed Elhakeem

Associate Professor
Water Resources and Environmental Engineering

Email: mohamed.elhakeem@adu.ac.ae

Educational Background


  • Ph.D. in Water Resources and Environmental Engineering, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA 2004
  • M.Sc. in Civil Engineering, Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt 1999
  • B.Sc. with Honors in Civil Engineering, Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt 1995

Mini Bio

Areas of Competence

  • Hydrologic and morphologic processes in riverine, watershed, and estuarine environments.
  • Water availability and sustainability, reservoirs design, and fish habitat studies.
  • Rivers banks and coastal shore protection.
  • Urban pollution and renewable energy.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

  • Associate Professor, Abu Dhabi University, UAE 2013 - Now
  • Assistant Professor, Abu Dhabi University, UAE. 2010 - 2013
  • Research Engineer & Adjunct Professor, The University of Iowa, Iowa, IA, USA 2005 - 2010
  • Teaching Assistant, The University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA 2001 - 2004
  • Teaching Assistant, Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt 1995 - 2000

Research & Scholarly Activities

  • Recipient of several research grants from federal agencies (NSF, USDA, NCD), state agencies (IDOT, IDNR, HCA), private sectors (Krause Kum and Go Co), and universities (UI, ADU).
  • Authored or co-authored over 30 technical publications in refereed journals and conference proceedings on water resources and environmental engineering technical publications, in addition to two monographs and 20 technical reports.

Consultancy & Industry Experience

  • Consultant for several engineering projects in the USA, such as:
    1. Clear Creek watershed erosion and flood mitigation, Iowa.
    2. First Estimation of the Runoff Curve number in the State of Iowa, Iowa.
    3. Evaluation of the reduction in the water storage capacity of Black Lake, Alaska.
    4. Evaluation of the Missouri River fish shallow water habitat, Nebraska.
  • Part-time structural and water resources engineer for the design and construction of several projects in Egypt.

Membership of Scientific & Professional Societies

  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Member since 2007.
  • Iowa State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, Professional Engineer (PE) since 2008.
  • South Carolina State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, Engineer in Training (ET) since 2005.
  • Egyptian Syndicate for Engineers, Member since 1995.