Associate Professor at Irrigation and Hydraulics Department, Faculty of Engineering-Ain Shams University
Dr. Peter Riad is Associate Professor at Irrigation and Hydraulics Department, Faculty of Engineering-Ain Shams University in Cairo-Egypt. He got his MSc. from IHE-Delft/Holland in 2008 and finished his PhD at University of Hannover, Germany in 2012. In 2018-2019 he was a member in an EU funded project as a postdoctoral at Kassel University to study the rural urban transformation impacts on water and food management in MENA region. In the meantime, he was a member of EU funding agency for evaluating water related projects in Mediterranean countries.
Dr. Riad has more than 18 years of experience in the fields of water management, hydraulic structures and groundwater hydrology. He took part in many national and international projects. He is a lecturer in many universities and institutes. He used to give training courses for African specialists and engineers from Egyptian ministries and research institutes. He is a sector expert for water management in German-Arab Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Cairo, Egypt.
Dr. Riad has published more than 60 publications in peer-reviewed journals, book chapters, national and international conferences. He is a reviewer for many international journals. He is a member in German-Egyptian Water Cluster, Nile Basin Capacity Building Network (NBCBN) and many other water organizations.