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Engaging the Challenge: Enhancing the Relevance

Vice President Dr. Dalal S. Alnaggar, 2007-2012

Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Dr. Dalal S. Alnaggar
Date of birth
: 9 September 1949
Nationality: Egyptian 
Status
: Married to Prof. Dr.-Eng. Ahmed A. Shaker, 3 children
Current position: Chairman of Regional Center for Training and Water Studies (CTWS)
Vice President of the National Water Research Center, Egypt

Employment Record

1972-1975 Civil Engineer, Geodetic and Gravimetric Computation Department, Egyptian Survey Authority, Cairo, Egypt
1975-1977 Civil Engineer, National Integrated Maps Project for Saudi Arabia, United Nations Office in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
1978-1983 Research Assistant, Survey Research Institute (SRI), National Water Research Center, Cairo, Egypt
1985-1986 Senior Engineer, Water Master Plan Project, Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation / MWRI, Egypt
1986-1988 Senior Researcher/ Field Team Leader, Joint Project at DRI, National Water Research Center, Cairo, Egypt
1988-1991 Associated Prof. & Head of Field Studies Division, Drainage Research Institute - National Water Research Center, Cairo, Egypt
1991-1993 Professor, Deputy Director, Survey Research Institute - National Water Research Center, Cairo, Egypt
1994-2001 Professor, Director, Survey Research Institute - NWRC/MWRI
2001- Director, Regional Center for Training & Water Studies / MWRI
Vice President, National Water Research Center / MWRi

Professional Career

  • Experiences gained during 30 years as the Ministry of Water Resources & Irrigation in different aspects of Geomatics Engineering and Water Resources Management, Remote Sensing and GIS. Took part in several Applied Training Projects, Geometrical, Geodetic, as well as Physical IWRM Projects through her involvement with the team of the National Water Research Center / MWRI.
  • Added more skills to her experience while she was working as the Head of Field Studies Division of the Drainage Research Institute, NWRC, namely Water Management Projects such as "Water and Salt Balance for Fayoum Governorate", the Egyptian-Italian project for re-use of drainage water in irrigation. She took part in planning of the drainage system of Egypt within the scope of integration of irrigation and drainage policy.
  • Utilizing her experience in pilot projects in the Geographical Information System, GIS and Remote Sensing Techniques dealing with water management. She supervised the projects of the establishment of the National Gravity Standardization Net, the National South-Valley Development Project "Toshka" while she was working as the Director of the Survey Research Institute / NWRC.
  • Present position deals with developing and supervising Regional, National and International programs, workshops and conferences held under the umbrella of the UNESCO Regional Center for Training and Water Studies in the field of water management, irrigation, drainage, computer science etc. Several cooperation in the field of training with regional and international organizations such as ESCWA, CapNet, JICA, GTZ etc. 

Education

1986 Ph.D (Civil Engineering Major: Physical Geodesy). Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Egypt
1983 M.Sc. (Civil Engineering). Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Egypt
1980 Diploma Engineering (Computer programming in Geodesy). Technical University of Graz, Austria
1972 B.Sc. (Civil Engineering). Faculty of Engineering, Zagazig University, Egypt
1967 American Diploma. American Schools for Girls (ASG), Cairo, Egypt

Activities in FIG

  • Representative of NCSM in FIG Commission at General Assemblies and Working Weeks since 1995
  • Conference Director of FIG Working Week 2005 in Cairo
  • The FIG General Assembly elected Dr. Alnaggar as FIG Vice President for other two-year period 1.1.2011-31.12.2012 at its meeting in Sydney in April 2010.

Other positions

  • Vice President of the Arab Union of Surveyors

Languages

Arabic (excellent), English (very good), German (fair).

Contacts

Prof. Dr. Dalal S. Alnaggar
Regional Center for Training and Water Studies (RCTWS)
6th October City
El-Giza
EGYPT
E-mail: dsalnaggar@gmail.com

27 December 2010


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