Yasser Elshayeb is a Professor of Engineering at the American University in Cairo, and the Chief of Party of the Center of Excellence for Water.
Dr. Yasser is a graduate of Cairo University in 1990 with a degree in Mining Engineering and had a PhD from "Nancy School of Mines" in France on the Contribution of Fuzzy Logic to Geotechnical Risk Assessment of some Ancient Tombs at the Valley of the Kings in Egypt.
Dr. Elshayeb have been active in teaching and research in various Engineering Subjects: Rock Engineering, Rock Mechanics, Data Analysis, Cultural Heritage Management, Risk Assessment, and Project Management.
Since 2006, Dr. Elshayeb was highly involved in the setting up of the Euro Mediterranean policies and dialogues on Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Culture, as a focal point of many Euro Mediterranean programs in Egypt and has also presided many senior official meetings within the Euro Mediterranean space.
Since his early years, Dr. Elshayeb has developed a passion for various fields of Science and Knowledge Dissemination.