Dr. Youssef Attia is a Professor in the Department of Arid Land Agricultural, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia. He obtained Bachelor of Agriculture Sciences in Animal Production at Tanta University (June, 1980), Egypt and a Master of Agricultural Science in Poultry Nutrition, Alazhar University (June, 1986), Egypt. He earned Ph.D. in Poultry Production at Zagazig University-Egypt under channel system with University of Georgia, at Athens, USA, He has been awarded the best Poultry Research in Egypt, form the Egyptian Poultry Science Society1995, Alexandria University Scientific Achievement competition award, 1997, The State of Egypt Prize for individuals and organizations (Prize of Dr. Mahmoud Zein El-Din for Poultry Breeding and Diseases 2005), Damanhour University award for Scientific Distinguish, 2011, Shield of Damanhour University for Outstanding Scientific Publishing 2012, King Abdualziz University Award for Scientific Publication 2013, King Abdualziz University Award for Scientific Publication 2014, King Abdualziz University Award for Scientific Publication 2015 and King Abdualziz University Award for Scientific Publication as well as Citation 2016 . He serves as an Editorial board member of more than 10 international Journals.
Prof. Dr. Youssef A. Attia is interested fields of research are poultry nutrition, production, husbandry, physiology and breeding as well as rabbits Nutrition, and Husbandry. His present research focuses on searching for alternative feedstuffs for Poultry and Rabbits feeding, alternative to antibiotic growth promotors, improve tolerance to heat stress, producing of nutritional modified poultry products and improve animal immunity.