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SDG6: Clean Water & Sanitation
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DR. NOUR ELGENDY Technology & Innovation
Cities & Environment
Global Sustainable Development
Science & Medicine


biography

Dr. Nour Shafik El-Gendy is a Professor in the field of Petroleum and Environmental Biotechnology. Head Manager of Petroleum Biotechnology Lab., Former Acting and Vice Head of Process Design & Development Department, Egyptian Petroleum Research Institute. Former Advisor for the Egyptian Minster of Environment. Member in Center of Excellence and Entrepreneurship Hub in Modern Sciences and Arts, MSA University. Vice Coordinator of the Scientific Research Committee and member in Rural Woman Committee, National Council for Women (NCW) of Egypt, Executive committee member in the Egyptian Young Academy of Sciences (EYAS) and Member of the Technical Committee for the preparation of the regulations of the Faculty of Energy and Environmental Engineering - British University in Egypt (BUE) and also committee member for the preparation of the undergraduate Biochemical Engineering Program in the same faculty.
Dr. El-Gendy holds a Professional Diploma for “Preparing Arab Women Leaders Internationally and Regionally” - Documented by the Egyptian Foreign Ministry. She is an expert in the field of environmental pollution, wastewater treatment, biofuels, petroleum upgrading, green chemistry, nanobiotechnology, valorization of wastes and biocorrosion. She has published seven chapters, four books and 109 research papers, and supervised 27 MSc and PhD thesis in the field of; biofuels, biocorrosion, environmental pollution, climate change, bioremediation, valorization agroindustrial wastes, nanobiotechnology, wastewater treatment and bioupgrading of petroleum.

It is also worth highlighting that Dr. El-Gendy is an editor in 47 and reviewer in 90 international journals, respectively, in the field of; environmental biotechnology and pollution, bioenergy, nanobiotechnology and petroleum microbiology and biotechnology. She is the PI of a project for bioethanol production from agricultural wastes and she participated also in research projects concerning with; biodiesel from algae, application of nanobiotechnology in upgrading of petroleum and bioremediation of petroleum polluted environment. Dr. El-Gendy participated in 46 international workshops and training courses, and 69 international conferences. 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; water desalination, wastewater treatment, biofuel standards, petroleum pollution, chemical engineering and biotechnology. She is in international collaboration with different foreign universities. She has also teaching experience (Chemical Engineering Department – Faculty of Engineering - The British University in Egypt BUE, Faculty of Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering Department – Faculty of Engineering and Center of Excellence and Entrepreneurship - Modern Sciences and Arts, MSA University, Faculty of Science - Monufia University, Chemical Engineering Department - Faculty of Engineering - Cairo University and Biotechnology Program - Faculty of Science, Cairo University). Her biography is recorded in Who’s Who in Science and Engineering.




Publications

"Physiochemical Properties of Trichoderma longibrachiatum DSMZ 16517-Synthesized Silver Nanoparticles for The Mitigation of Halotolerant Sulphate-Reducing Bacteria” Journal of Applied Microbiology. 126(1), 138-154, “Statistical Enhancement of Lipase Extracellular Production by Bacillus stratosphericus PSP8 in A Batch Submerged Fermentation Process” Journal of Applied Microbiology 125(4), 1076-1093, “Biodiesel production from castor oil in Egypt: process optimisation, kinetic study, diesel engine performance and exhaust emissions analysis” Energy 157, 843-852, “Batch Bioethanol Production via The Biological and Chemical Saccharification of Some Egyptian Marine Macroalgae” Journal of Applied Microbiology 125(2), 422-440

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Awards & References

Honorable appreciation certificates and awards from: Taiba University Research Center in Egypt,the African Society and African Woman Club in Egypt, October University of Modern Sciences and Arts MSA, the National Council for Women in Egypt during the year of Egyptian women, the Festival of “Tomorrow for Arab Child”, the British University in Egypt BUE, Nominated by Egyptian Petroleum research Institute EPRI for L’Oréal – UNESCO Award for Women in Life Sciences – 2016, Journals “Energy Sources Part A: Recovery, Utilization and Environmental Effects” and "Petroleum Science and Technology", my biography is recorded in Who’s Who in Science and Engineering.


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