Assistant professor in the Environmental Engineering Program at the Zewail City University of Science and Technology

Dr. Yehya Imam is an assistant professor in the Environmental Engineering Program at Zewail City’s University of Science and Technology. Prior to joining Zewail City in 2017, Dr. Imam worked as a lecturer at the Department of Irrigation and Hydraulics, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University. Dr. Imam earned his PhD in environmental fluid mechanics from the University of British Columbia, Canada. Afterwards, Dr. Imam worked as an environmental scientist at Ecofish Research Ltd, Canada, where he was awarded an industrial research and development fellowship from the Canadian National Sciences and Engineering Research Council. Dr. Imam’s current research interests include optimal design of transmission canals, water distribution networks, wastewater collection systems, and run-of-river hydropower projects; transient analysis for water distribution networks; simulation of flow downstream of hydraulic structures; and hydrodynamic modeling of lakes. Dr. Imam has completed several consulting assignments related to hydrology, irrigation hydraulics, and hydrodynamic and water quality modelling. Between 2018 and 2021, Dr. Imam served as a member in the Water and Irrigation Research Committee, Egypt’s Academy of Scientific Research and Technology.