Dr. Nour Shafik El-Gendy is a Professor in the field of Environmental Sciences and Nanobiotechnology. She is Head Manager of Petroleum Biotechnology Lab., Former Acting and Vice Head of Process Design & Development Department, Egyptian Petroleum Research Institute (EPRI). El-Gendy is the Coordinator of Nanobiotechnology Program, Faculty of Nanotechnology for Postgraduate Studies, Cairo University, Sheikh Zayed Branch Campus. El-Gendy is the Head of Technology Innovation Support Center (TISC) office, Vice Head of Center of Excellence and member in Entrepreneurship Hub in October University for Modern Sciences and Arts, MSA University. She is a Member in Technical, Monitoring and Performance Evaluation Office and the coordinator of Water, Energy and Environment Committee in the Egyptian Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT). She is the Former Advisor for the Egyptian Minster of Environment. She is the Vice Coordinator of the Scientific Research Committee and member in Rural Woman Committee, National Council for Women (NCW) of Egypt. El-Gendy was an Executive committee member in the Egyptian Young Academy of Sciences (EYAS). She is a member of many technical committees for the preparation of regulations of different faculties concerned with Energy, Environmental and Biochemical Engineering. Awarded Professional Diploma in “Preparing Arab Women Leaders Internationally and Regionally” documented by the Egyptian Foreign Ministry. El-Gendy is expert in the assessment of environmental pollution and its remediation, wastewater treatment, biofuels, petroleum upgrading, green chemistry, nanobiotechnology, valorization of wastes, biocorrosion and its mitigation. El-Gendy awarded Diploma in “Environmental Management”. She has published 10 chapters, 5 books and 116 research papers, and supervised 27 MSc and PhD theses. Dr. El-Gendy is also an editor and reviewer in 73 and 125 international journals, respectively. She participated also as PI, Co-PI or research member in research projects concerning with; bioethanol from lignocellulosic wastes; biofuels from algae, application of nanobiotechnology in upgrading of petroleum and bioremediation of polluted environment. Dr. El-Gendy participated in 77 international workshops and training courses, and 87 international conferences and seminars. Dr. El-Gendy is a member in many international associations and organizations concerned with petroleum industry, environmental health and sciences. She is also an active member in national committees concerning with; sustainable development, water desalination, wastewater treatment, biofuel standards, petroleum pollution, chemical engineering and biotechnology. She is in international collaboration with different foreign international universities. She has also teaching experience (Chemical Engineering Department – Faculty of Engineering - The British University in Egypt BUE, Faculty of Biotechnology, and Chemical Engineering Department – Faculty of Engineering - Modern Sciences and Arts MSA University, Faculty of Science - Monofiya University, Chemical Engineering Department - Faculty of Engineering - Cairo University and Biotechnology Program - Faculty of Science, Cairo University). She was honored in many scientific forums. She was awarded from India the International Scientist Award 2021 on Engineering, Science and Medicine. Her biography is recorded in Who’s Who in Science and Engineering.
Environmental Sciences and Nanobiotechnology