June 2024

Dr. Mohamed A. Dawoud
Prof. Dawoud is a professor at National Water Research Center (on leave) and he is currently Water Resources Advisor with the Environment Agency - ABU DHABI, UAE.

• He earned his undergraduate degree in civil engineering with honors and completed his Master's and Ph.D. degrees through a joint program between Ain Shams University and Colorado State University, USA.

• Since 1991, Dr. Dawoud has actively engaged in research and consulting, focusing on groundwater aquifers artificial recharge using desalinated water, the reuse of treated sewage effluent (TSE), desalination technology, and water resources management. His current research spans several critical areas, including water supply and demand, solar desalination, groundwater management, aquifer storage and recovery, and the reuse of TSE. His work has extended to various countries, including Egypt, Nigeria, Kenya, Mali, Oman, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE.

• He holds editorial positions in three international journals and serves as a reviewer for seven others. He has authored five books and published over 75 research papers in international peer-reviewed journals and conferences. His contributions to the field have been recognized with several prestigious awards, including the 2009 Abu Dhabi Excellence Award, the 2011 HH Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan Award, and recognition by the National Academies-USA in 2011 as one of the best young Arab water scientists.