Prof .of Wastewater Treatment Technologies
Water Research Department,
Environment and Climate Change Research Institute
National Research Centre (NRC),
Former Chief Executive Officer of Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA)
Ministry of Environment

Prof Dr. Enas Aboutaleb is a former Chief Executive Officer of Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency. She is a Professor of Environmental Science at the National Research Centre of Egypt. She has over thirty years of national and international experience in the field of wastewater treatment and control for municipal and industrial wastewater, she published more than thirty papers in journals and conferences in various fields related to industrial and municipal wastewater treatment and control. Dr. Aboutaleb was also the Principal Investigator for more than twenty five national environmental projects and cooperates in eighty national projects, many of which resulted in full-scale treatment plant implementations in Egypt. She worked as a consultant in the field of environmental protection and industrial waste management’s for many international agencies such as USAID, GIZ ,….and others.

Prof. Dr. Aboutaleb has two Accepted Patents “Method for the preparation of membrane to remove ion of Heavy elements” and “Innovative model for the application of electrochemical oxidation of high organic load wastewater treatment “. These Inventions were accepted in the Egyptian Patent Office.

Prof. Dr. Aboutaleb is a member of the Council of Water Sciences and Irrigation, Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT) also, a member of the Office of Technology and marketing of scientific research at the National Research Centre NRC-TICO transfer. Dr. Enas participated as member of scientific committee of Cairo Water Week 2019,2020,2021, Prof. Enas  supervised for 4 Master degrees and 6 Ph.D degree theses also, she  refereeing for Master and Ph.D degree; Faculty of Science in Cairo University, Ain Shams University, Helwan University ,El-Azhar University ,Damietta University and Suez University . Dr. Enas was also a reviewer for international scientific peer reviewed journals as “Applied Water Science Journal”& Water Science and Technology: Water Supply” .She is reviewer of, and a member of many other national committees. Also, she is a Co-authoring and publishing chapter in international books.

Dr. Enas Aboutaleb established an integrated environmental management system in new industrial cities, studies of Environmental impact assessment (EIA), and compliance action plans (CAP) for industrial plants. She also applied environmental control of wastewater in small and medium enterprises to protect water resources from pollution. Moreover, she studied the impact of industrial, municipal and agricultural drainage on the water quality of surface water.Prof. Dr. Abou-Taleb is active in human resources development in the field of environmental protection through teaching graduate and undergraduate courses for both Egyptian and Arab colleagues. She was also involved to conduct several training programs offered to both local and international participants, and offered industrial inspection training programs for the regional environmental offices in Egypt. Dr. Enas was a Jury Member for evaluating “Post Doctoral Scholarships for young researchers”, funded by ASRT and Bibliotheca Alexandrina in 2019. Also, she was a member of the judging committees for the 6th and 7th Creativity Competitions for scientific innovations for universities and scientific institutes, the Ministry of Youth and Sports. She was also a member of the judging committees for Creativity 1 and 2 for youth centers for scientific innovations in the field of environment, water and agriculture. Judging of 5th Blastoff Idea Gym, Egyptian Science and Engineering Fair. Also, she was a member of the jury of the Cairo International Innovation Fair as an expert of water and environmental projects for 3 years from 2016-2019. In addition, she was awarded National Research Centre Prize for the best applied research projects in 2012-2014.