Aghareed Tayeb

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Professor of Engineering


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Minia University
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PhD, Chemical Engineering, Channel System; University of Miami, USA- El-Minia University, 1981.

MSc, Chemical Engineering, University of Alexandria, 1978.

B.Sc. Chemical Engineering, University of Alexandria, 1971.


Solar energy.

Pollution treatment and control.

Energy conservation and recovery.

Wastewater treatment, reuse of solid agricultaral and industrial wastes.





Work history: 

Professor, Chemical Engineering Dept., Minia University (1992 -Present).

Dean, Faculty of Engineering, Minia University (2005 -2008).

Engineer, Moharrem Press, Alexandria, (1972-1978).

Honorary office and memberships: 

Member of a large number of national and international solar energy societies, such as:ISES & American Solar Energy Society (US), International Energy Foundation (Tripoli), International Association for Solar Energy Education (Sweden), as well as the Egyptian Engineers Syndicate and the Society of Egyptian Engineers.

Productions and works: 

Production of a Biodegradable Plastic from Agricultural Wastes, Resgistered in Patent No. 13112002, US.

Has a number of publications to her name, including:

Energy: Sources and Conservation. Minia: Minia University Press, 2005;

“Conditioning of Alum-Based Water Treatment Sludge with Fenton Reagent: Effectiveness and Optimization Study to Improve Dewaterability”, Chemosphere, DOI: 10.1016/J. Chemosphere, 2008.03;

“Adsorptive Storage of Natural Gas in Vehicle Operation, Actual Test Run”, 3rd. International Conference for Engineering Researches, National Resaerch Center, Egypt, 24- 26 March, 2008;

"Photo-Catalytic Degradation of an Oil-Water Emulsion Using the Photo-Fenton Treatment Process: Effects and Statistical Optimization", Journal of Environmental Science and Health

Participated in several conferences, including:

Minia International Conference, Towards a Safe and Clean Enviroment, Minia university, Minia, Egypt, 15-17 April, 2005;

Second Egyptian- Syrian Conference on Food and Agriculture, Syria, 25-28 April, 2005;

A Glass of Clean Water, Maadi Association for Culturiests, Nov. 2008



Recieved recognition for scientific contributions from associations such as: the Egyptian Association for Social & Technological Utilization; the Academy of Scientific Research in Egypt; and the American Biographical Institute

Has been included in 2010 Edition of Cambridge Who’s Who, and the National Encyclopedia of Outstanding Persons, Vol. 4, Egypt.