Prof. Ali Karnib is working extensively in a wide range of areas in sustainable water resources management in the Arab region, such as studies on water-energy-food security nexus, assessment of the impact of climate change on water resources and water supply and sanitation. His experience is a combination of strong academic credentials (Full Professor of Engineering at the Lebanese University and strong publications and scientific modeling record) as well as wide experience from projects and programmes management and consultancy services both at policy level as well as from the field. In addition, he provided research results, technical advisory services and expertise to assist Arab countries to prepare for the formulation and follow-up to the water-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Prof. Ali Karnib holds a PhD in Civil Engineering from Artois University, France. He has a BE in Civil Engineering from Beirut Arab University in Lebanon. He has published over 50 scientific articles, international working papers, reports and technical manuals. He is member of the Editorial Board of the International Water Utility Journal published by EWRA and member of the international scientific committee of the WORLD CONGRESS OF EWRA on Water Resources and Environment and reviewer for several international water journals.