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Assist Prof Dr. Walaa Mohamed, Water Microbiology, Best Researcher Award

Assistant Professor at NATIONAL WATER RESEARCH CENTER, Egypt


Dr. Walaa Mohamed is an Assistant Professor with expertise in microbiology, specializing in environmental microbiology and water quality. She obtained her Ph.D. in Microbiology from Ain Shams University in 2013, following which she embarked on a dedicated career in research and academia. Dr. Mohamed’s research focuses on investigating microbial contaminants in various environmental settings, assessing water quality, and exploring microbial-based strategies for environmental remediation. She has a strong background in microbiological analysis techniques and is passionate about applying her research findings to address environmental challenges and safeguard public health. With a commitment to excellence in both research and teaching, Dr. Mohamed continues to make valuable contributions to the field of microbiology and environmental science.

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👩‍🎓Education & Qualification:

Ph.D. in Microbiology, Faculty of Girls for Science, Arts, and Education, Ain Shams University, 2013

M.Sc. in Microbiology, Faculty of Girls for Science, Arts, and Education, Ain Shams University, 2005

B.Sc. in Microbiology and Chemistry, Faculty of Girls for Science, Arts, and Education, Ain Shams University, 1999

Professional Experience:  

Dr. Walaa Mohamed has extensive professional experience in the field of microbiology, particularly in environmental monitoring and research. She has served in various capacities at the Central Laboratory for Environmental Monitoring, National Water Research Center in Egypt. Starting as a Research Assistant in 2001, she progressed to roles including Assistant Researcher, Researcher, and currently holds the position of Assistant Research Professor. Throughout her career, Dr. Mohamed has been involved in conducting research, analyzing environmental samples, and contributing to the understanding of microbial dynamics in different ecosystems. Her work has been focused on assessing water quality, investigating microbial contaminants, and exploring methods for environmental remediation. With her expertise and dedication, Dr. Mohamed continues to make significant contributions to the field of microbiology and environmental science.

Research Interest:

Microbial Contaminants: Studying the presence, distribution, and behavior of microbial contaminants in various environmental matrices, such as water bodies and soil.

Water Quality Assessment: Investigating methods for assessing and monitoring water quality, including the identification of microbial indicators and the development of rapid detection techniques.

Environmental Remediation: Exploring microbial-based approaches for environmental remediation, such as bioremediation and microbial degradation of pollutants, to mitigate environmental contamination.

Microbial Ecology: Understanding the ecological roles and interactions of microorganisms in different ecosystems, including their contributions to nutrient cycling, biogeochemical processes, and ecosystem functioning.

Public Health Implications: Examining the potential public health implications of microbial contamination in the environment, including the transmission of waterborne diseases and the development of strategies to safeguard human health.

Publication Top Noted:

  • Authors: H.A. Eid, W.S. Mohamed, A.G. Zaki, S.K. Amer, E.H. El-Shatoury
  • Journal: Bioresource Technology Reports
  • Year: 2023
  • Volume: 23
  • Pages: 101573

Water Disinfection Using Durable Ceramic Filter Coated with Silver Nanoparticles Synthesized Using Actinomycetes

  • Authors: K.R. Wafy, E.I. El-Aswar, W.S.E.-D. Mohamed, S.M. El-Sabbagh
  • Journal: Applied Water Science
  • Year: 2023
  • Volume: 13
  • Issue: 6
  • Page: 140

Assessment of Ismailia Canal for Irrigation Purposes by Water Quality Indices

  • Authors: A.S. Amer, W.S. Mohamed
  • Journal: Environmental Monitoring and Assessment
  • Year: 2022
  • Volume: 194
  • Issue: 12
  • Page: 862

Application of Statistical Response Surface Methodology for Optimization of Fluoride Removal Efficiency by Padina sp. Alga

  • Authors: W.E.-D. Mohamed, M.T.M.H. Hamad, M.Z. Kamel
  • Journal: Water Environment Research
  • Year: 2020
  • Volume: 92
  • Issue: 7
  • Pages: 1080–1088


Walaa Mohamed | Water Microbiology | Best Researcher Award

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