Prof. Shawky represents 30 years’ experience in the field of water chemistry and water desalination. He is a professor in water chemistry and got his B.Sc, M.Sc and Ph.D in chemistry from chemistry department faculty of science-Ain Shams University, Egypt. He is the founder of “Water Desalination & Treatment Unit” at Desert Research Center (DRC). Moreover, he is the founder of “Water Quality Unit” as a part of the Central laboratories of DRC. He was a post-doctor at the department of Civil & Environmental Engineering-Pratt School of Engineering-Duke University, North Carolina, USA. From 2010-2013, Dr. Shawky joined, as part time associate professor, Center of Nano Technology-School of Engineering & Applied Sciences-Nile University. Prof. Shawky the ex-director of the “Central Laboratories” at the DRC. Recently, he is the founder and director of Egyptian Desalination Research Center of Excellence (EDRC). Since 2020, he is the Vice President for Projects & Research Station at DRC. Moreover, he is a member of Water & Irrigation Research Council, Egyptian Academy of Scientific Research & Technology


Faculty of Science, Ain Shams University, Egypt, Ph.D. 1997-2001

“Chemistry and treatment of groundwater in El Bahariya Oasis”

Faculty of Science, Ain Shams University, Egypt, M.Sc. 1993-1996

“Investigations and characterization of some-ion containing membranes and their applications”

Faculty of Science, Ain Shams University, Egypt, B.Sc. 1986-1990

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