Prof.Dr.Ahmad Mahmoud Hassan Shaban
Vice President for Technical Affairs
Division: Environmental Research Division
Department: Water Pollution Research Department Position
Name: Ahmad Mahmoud Hassan Shaban
Date of Birth: Sep 12th,1959
B.Sc.:In Biochemistry from Faculty of Agriculture, Cairo
M.Sc.:In Environmental Microbiology from Faculty Of Agriculture, Cairo University 1987, Titled:Bacteriological Studies on Underground Water Used For Domestic Purposes.
Ph.D.:In Environmental Microbiology from Faculty Of Agriculture, Cairo University 1993, Titled : Evaluation of Some Bacterial Groups Used as an Indicator of Water Pollution.
1982-1989: Assistant Researcher in Water pollution Research Department, National Research Center, Dokki, Cairo, Egypt.
1989-1993: Research Assistant in Water Pollution Research Department, National Research Center, Dokki, Cairo, Egypt.
1993-1998: Research in Environmental Microbiology Laboratory, Water Pollution Department, National Research Center, Dokki, Cairo, Egypt.
1998-2003: Associate professor in Environmental Microbiology Laboratory, Water Pollution Research Department, National Research Center, Dokki, Cairo, Egypt.
2003-till now: Research Professor in Environmental Microbiology Laboratory, Water Pollution Research Department, National Research Center, Dokki, Cairo, Egypt.
2005- till now: Head of Environmental Research Division.
1-Water and Wastewater Microbiology, annual training Course, held at National Research center form 1983 till now.
2-Coliphage as simple, easy and economic technique for Detection of water pollution, annual training course, held at National Research Center, from 1988 till now.
3-Especial course in detection of pathogenic
Microorganisms in water samples, annual training course, held at National Research Center form, 1995 till now.
4-In addition to participate in teach many courses at universities and institutes
1-Aquatic environment problems and drinking water in Egypt. In period extended form 15/1/1989 to 15/2/1989.
2-Environmental Monitoring. In the period extended from 17to 24/10/1994, and held in Tunisia under supervision of Arabic UNICO.
Participation in projects teams:
1-Determination of water quality at Damietta peoving, sponsored by National Research Center, 1982-1983,
2-Drinking water treatment technologies evaluation at Great Cairo, sponsored by National Research center, 1983-1984.
3-Evaluation of water treatment technologies at Great Cairo, sponsored by Academy of Science and Technology and cooperation with National Research center, water pollution Research Department, 1984-1986.
4-Evaluation of coliphage and presence/absence tests as simple, rapid and economic methods for screening potable water sources and water supplies in Egypt. Sponsored by International Development research center Canada, and cooperation with water pollution Research Department, National Research center, 1987-1989.
5-Evaluation of technologies used for wastewater treatment in Egypt. Contract between Academy of Science and Technology and water pollution Research Department, National Research center, 1994-1996.
6-Evaluation of wastewater treatment technologies. Sponsored by UNISF, 1994-1995.
7-Treatment and disposal of sludge produced from wastewater treatment plants. Contract between Academy of Science and technology (STC) and pilot plant Department, Department, National research center, 1994-1996.
8-Monitoring and evaluation of Nile River water quality at Cairo district. Sponsored by National Research Center, form 1993-1995.
9-Monitoring and evaluation of drinking water sources at Greater Cairo and Canal cities. Sponsored by National Research Center, form 1995 till now.
10-Evaluation of performance for water treatment plants for removing organic and inorganic pollutants and parasites.
11-“Water treatment plant at Bani-Suif Governorate. Sponsored by Academy of Science and Technology, form 1997-1998.
12-Monitoring and evaluation of Nile River water quality at Cairo district and Ismailia Canal. Sponsored by National Research Center, form1998-2001.
13-Use low cost technologies for removing the pollutants from water treatment plants. Sponsored by National Research Center, form 2003.
14-New trends to detect the toxicity in aquatic environments. Sponsored by National Research Center, form 2003.
15-“Nile Water Treatment in Sinai, Sponsored by Academy of Science and Technology, from October, 2003-2005.
16-“Environmental assessment for new cities “Sadat City”. Water, Air, sewage treatment, Health risk, Indoor and Outdoor assessment. 2005-2008.
17-Biological Iron and Manganese Removal from Ground water, Sponsored by STDF, from 2009 till now
1-The first conference of Arab Biologists Union, which was held at Mesrata, Libya, in the period of 9 – 16/7/ 1994.
2-The second Meddle East conference on Wastewater Treatments, which was held at Cairo, Egypt, in the period of 19-21/3/1995.
3-The 11th Annual Conference on â€œ Environmental Economyâ€ which was held at Cairo, Egypt, in the period of 17-19/4/1994.
4-IAWQ Conference On â€œ Health Related Water Microbiologyâ€ 6th-10th October, 1996, Mallorca, Spain.
5-The third Middle East Conference on â€œ Marine pollution and Effluent Managementâ€ November 23-25,1998 State of Kuwait.
6-The International Conference on â€œ Environmental Management, Health and Sustainable Developmentâ€ 22-25 March, 1999, Alexandria, Egypt.
7-International Conference on “Sustainable Development Environmental Challenges Facing Egypt” 5-7 June, Cairo, Egypt.
8-Chairman of the second international conference on â€œEnvironmental Science and Technology, EGYPT 2006â€ Which was held at National Research Centre, Dokki, Cairo, Egypt.
9-Chairman of the third international conference on â€œEnvironmental Science and Technology, EGYPT 2008â€ Which was held at National Research Centre, Dokki, Cairo, Egypt.
List of publication:
1.EL-Zanfaly, H.T. and SHABAN,A.M. (1988) Applying bacteriological parameters for evaluation Underground Water Quality. Water Science and Technology, 20(11/12).
2.El-Zanfaly, H.T.; Hosny, M. and SHABAN, A.M. (1989) Incidence of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria in Underground water. Environmental International, 19(5) 391-394.
3.El-Zanfaly, H.T.; Hosny, I.; Fayz, M. and SHABAN, A.M. (1989) Sanitary Significance of Faecal Streptocococci in Underground water. Zentralabl. Mikrobiol. 199(5) 229-304.
4.Hosny, I.; El-Zanfaly,H.T.; Fayz, M. and SHABAN, A.M. (1990) Bacteriological evaluation of underground water in Egypt. Egyptian journal of Microbiology, 25 (2) 272-290.
5.Hosny,I.; Fazy, M,; El-Zanfaly, H.T. and SHABAN, A.M. (1990) Chemical and bacteriological Quality of underground water in Cairo. Egyptian journal of Microbiology, 25 (2) 291-304.
6.El-Abagy, M.M.; Kamel, M.M. and SHABAN, A.M. (1994) The effect of sludge treatment systems on removal of bacterial indicators and salmonellae. Journal Union Arab Biologist, 1, 101-112.
7.El-Abagy,M.M. SHABAN, A.M. and Hazaa, M.M.(1994) Removal of bacterial indicators and salmonellae during anaerobic fermentation (composting) of sewage sludge. Journal Union Arab Biologist, 1, 225-264.
8.SHABAN, A.M. and Ali, M.A.A. (1994) Relationship between Aeromonas, bacterial indicators and enteroviruses in river Nile water. 6th international conference of environmental contamination10-12 October, Delphi, Greece.
9.El-Abagy, M.M. and SHABAN, A.M. (1996) Bacterial removal in the treatment of sewage sludge by composting fixed bed and stirred anaerobic digesters. International journal of Environmental health research, 6(3) 245-250.
10.El-Hawary, S.; El-Taweel, G.E.; SHABAN, A.M. and El-Gohary, F.A. (1997)Microbiological characteristics of wastewater in Egypt, I- Raw wastewater. Egyptian journal of Microbiology, 32(2) 201-216.
11.SHABAN,A.M.; El-Taweel, G.E. and Ali, G.H. (1997) UV ability to inactivate microorganisms combined with factors affecting radiation. Water Science Technology, 35 (11/12) 107-112.
12.SHABAN, A.M. and Ali, G.H. (1998) Removal of yeasts, Candida albicans, bacterial indicators and algae by roughing filters. Egyptian Journal of Applied Science, 13(3) 312-324.
13.SHABAN,A.M. and El-Taweel, G.E. (1999) Prevalence of listerias and Listeria monocytogenes in certain aquatic environments in Egypt. Egyptian journal of Microbiology, 34(1) 67-78.
14.SHABAN, A.M. (1999) Bacteriological evaluation of composting systems in sludge treatment. Water Science Technology, 40(7) 165-170.
15.El-Abagy, A.M. and SHABAN, A.M. and El-Taweel Gamila E.(1999) Efficiency of water treatment plant. Egypt, J. Appl. Sci.; 14(8)23-33 .
16.El-Taweel, Gamila E.; SHABAN, A.M. El-Hawaary, S. and El-Gohary Fatma A. (2000) Microbiological Characteristics of wastewater in EGYPT, ll-Treated Effluent. Egyptian Journal of Microbiology, 35,No.2, 239-256.
17.El-Abagy, M.M.;SHABAN, A.M. and Gamila E.El-Taweel(2000) Microbiological Evaluation of water Treatment plant at EL-Fayoum. Egypt. J. Appl. Sci. 17 (12) 779-791.
18.Gamila E. El-Taweel and Ahmad M.SHABAN (2001) Microbiological Quality of Drinking water at Eight Water Treatment Plants. International Journal of Environmental Health Research. Vol. 11, (4), 285-290.
19.Gamila E. El-Taweel and Ahmad, M. SHABAN (2001). Efficiency of water treatment plant Steps in Removing pathogenic and indicators Bacteria. Published in the Berlin Congress 15-19 October, 2001 Under Supervision of IWA.
20.Ahmad M. SHABAN and Gamila E. El-Tweel (2002) Fate of New Indicators and Pathogenic Bacteria During water Treatment Systems. Egyptian journal of Microbiological. 37, 57-69.
21.Ahmad M. SHABAN and Gamila E. El-Taweel (2003) Reduction of indicators and pathogenic bacteria through wastewater treatment plant. Egyptian journal of Microbiological.38, 157-172.
22.SHABAN, A.M. (2003). Intrinsic antibiotic resistance of Listeria monocytogenes isolated from different aquatic environments. Egypt. J. Appl. Sci., 18 (3) 23-34.
23.Ali, G.H.; SHABAN, A.M. and El-Taweel, G. E. (2003). Microbiological and Chemical Evaluation of Natural Springs Water. Egypt.J. Appl. Sci., 18(5B) 532-548.
24.El-Ghetany, H.H.; Hussein, H.M.S.; SHABAN, A.M.; El-Taweel, G E. and El-Zanfaly, H.T. (2003). Experimental Investigation of Batch-Type Solar Water Disinfecting Unite. Egypt. J. Appl. Sci.; 18(6B), 2003.
25.Gamila E. El-Taweel and Ahmad M. SHABAN (2004) Microbiological monitoring and evaluation of River Nile water at Cairo segment and Ismailia Canal. Egyptian journal of Microbiological. 38, 169-182.
26.Kamel, M.M. and SHABAN, A.M. (2005). Evaluation of Various Selective and Modified Media for Recovery of Staphylococcus aureus from Aquatic Environments. Egypt. J. Appl. Sci., 20(8A) 11-20.
27.M.M.Kamel, Gamila E.El-Taweel and A.M. Shaban (2006) Microbiological Monitoring of EL-Salam Canal. Egypt. J. Environ. Sci. Vol. 31, 109-127.
28.Shaban, A. M.; Kamel, M. M.; Hegazy, B. E. and Ali, G. H. (2006). Evaluation of Moringa oliefera in a semi-pilot for the removal of bacteria and algae from water. Egypt. J. Microbiol.
29.El Manakhly, Hala; Kenawy, N.; Shaban,A.M. and Kamel M.M. (2007) Non Agro-fiber Material using as Filter for Industrial Wastewater Reclamation and Reuse. Egypt. J. Appl. Sci., 22(10A) 290-300.
30.El Manakhly, Hala; Kenawy,N.; Shaban, A.M. and Kamel, M.M. (2007). The Performance of Agro-Fiber Materials Using as Filter for Industrial Wastewater Treatment. Scientific Bulletin, Faculty of Engineering -Ain Shams Univ. 42(3): 1299-1307.
31.Shaban A. M., Haroun B. M., Ali M. A. and Elras M. A.(2008)Comparison between conventional membrane filter and PCR methods for detection of coliform, E.coli and Salmonella in drinking water. Accepted for publication in: Journal of Applied Science Research 4(12): 1769-1776, 2008
32.Shaban, A.M.; M.M. Kamal and N. Kenawy and Hala El Manakhly (2009). “Role of Interior Structure of Agro and Non-Agro Materials for Industrial Wastewater Treatment” has been accepted for publication in Journal of Applied Sciences Researc, 5(8): 978-985, 2009
33.Mahassen M. El-Deeb Ghazy, Gamila H. Ali, Waled Morsy El-Senousy And Ahmad M. Shaban. (2009) Quality Assessment of Drinking Water from Wells in the Water Plant of El-sadat City, Egypt. Journal of Applied Sciences Research, 5(11): 1832-1843.
34.Salwa,S.M., Shaban, A.M., Kamel,M.M., Huda H. Hendawy and Abada,E.A. (2010) “New Definite-substrate Media for Enterococci Detection in Nile Water Egypt”. Journal of Applied Sciences Research (in press).