Dr. Nour Shafik El-Gendy
Professor, Acting Head of Process Design & Development Department, Egyptian Petroleum Research Institute (EPRI), Egypt
About Prof. Dr. Nour Shafik El-Gendy, Egyptian Petroleum Research Institute (EPRI), Egypt.
Dr. Nour Shafik El-Gendy is a Professor in the field of Environmental Sciences, Clean Energy and Nano-Biotechnology. She is Head Manager of Petroleum Biotechnology Lab., Former Acting and Vice Head of Process Design & Development Department, Egyptian Petroleum Research Institute (EPRI). El-Gendy is the Head of Technology Innovation Support Center (TISC) office, Vice Head of Center of Excellence and member in Entrepreneurship Hub in October University for Modern Sciences and Arts, MSA University. She is a Member in Technical, Monitoring and Performance Evaluation Office and the coordinator of Water, Energy and Environment Committee in the Egyptian Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT). She is the Former Advisor for the Egyptian Minster of Environment. El-Gendy is the Former Coordinator of Nanobiotechnology Program, Faculty of Nanotechnology for Postgraduate Studies, Cairo University, Sheikh Zayed Branch Campus. She is the Vice Coordinator of the Scientific Research Committee and member in Rural Woman Committee, National Council for Women (NCW) of Egypt. El-Gendy is an Ambassador for the Egyptian Young Academy of Sciences (EYAS). El-Gendy is a member of the Higher Scientific Committee of the Arab Union for Sustainable Development and the Environment. She is a member of many technical committees for the preparation of regulations of different faculties concerned with Energy, Environmental and Biochemical Engineering. Awarded Professional Diploma in “Preparing Arab Women Leaders Internationally and Regionally” documented by the Egyptian Foreign Ministry. El- Gendy is expert in the assessment of environmental pollution and its remediation, wastewater treatment, biofuels, petroleum upgrading, green chemistry, nanobiotechnology, valorization of wastes, biocorrosion and its mitigation. El-Gendy awarded Diploma in “Environmental Management”. She has published 10 chapters, 9 books and 123 research papers, and supervised 29 MSc and PhD theses. Dr. El-Gendy is also an editor and reviewer in 86 and 165 international journals, respectively. She participated also as PI, Co- PI or research member in research projects concerning with; biovalorization of wastes, solid waste management, bioethanol from lignocellulosic wastes; biofuels from algae, application of nanobiotechnology in upgrading of petroleum and bioremediation of polluted environment. Dr. El-Gendy participated in 86 international workshops and training courses, and 93 international conferences and seminars. Dr. El-Gendy established 4 ongoing research schools; Petroleum and Environmental Biotechnology, Environmental Nanobiotechnology, Biofuels, and Valorization of Solid Waste Biomass. Dr. El-Gendy is a member in many international associations and organizations concerned with petroleum industry, environmental health and sciences. She is also an active member in national committees concerning with; sustainable development, water desalination, wastewater treatment, biofuel standards, petroleum pollution, chemical engineering and biotechnology. She is in international collaboration with different foreign international universities. She has also teaching experience (Chemical Engineering Department – Faculty of Engineering – The British University in Egypt BUE, Faculty of Biotechnology, and Chemical Engineering Department – Faculty of Engineering – Modern Sciences and Arts MSA University, Faculty of Science – Monofiya University, Chemical Engineering Department – Faculty of Engineering – Cairo University and Biotechnology Program – Faculty of Science, Cairo University). She was honored in many scientific forums. She was awarded from India the International Scientist Award 2021 on Engineering, Science and Medicine and Best Women Scientist Award 2021 from College of Agriculture and Food Sciences, Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University, USA. Her biography is recorded in Who’s Who in Science and Engineering.