Dr Ghada Bassioni

Dr Ghada Bassioni

Egypt

Ain Shams University

Chemistry

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Work and Research

I am currently an Associate Professor and the Head of the Chemistry Department at the Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt and an international project officer at theScience and Technology Development Fund (STDF), Egyptian Ministry of Scientific Research.I am a member of the Egyptian National Committee for Pure and Applied Chemistry and am appointed as a member of the Executive Committee of the Global Young Academy and a member of the Advisory Board of the Egyptian Young Academy since 2014.I have dealt with a big variety of topics in chemistry related subjects and have over 50 scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings and am a reviewer to a number of renowned scientific journals.

Fields Of Expertise

Organometallic Chemistry

Research Profiles

My contribution to science and its impact on society

I  lead  several international  collaborations between e.g.The  Petroleum  Institute  (PI)in  AbuDhabi,  UAEand  theTechnical  University  Munich  (TUM)  inGermany;  the  Ain  Shams University  in  Cairo  Egypt  and  the  TUM  as  well  as  several  collaborations  on  a  national  level through  my  appointment  at  the  Egyptian  Ministry  of  Scientific  Research like  Egypt-Japan,Egypt-South Korea and Egypt-Russia.I  have dealt  with  a  variety  of research areas as  inorganic  chemistry, organometallics  and magnetic  materials,physical  chemistry and  interfacial  science  phenomena  in  the  field  of construction materials as well as petroleum chemistry  and flow assurance.In the last 5  years  I committed myself to work on the national priority areas ‘water-energy-food’.Through the focus by  media  and  newspaper,  several  publications  had  a  significant  and  direct  impact  on  societal behavior related to the use of aluminum cookware and it’s connection to alzheimer disease.Besides that I  have established  research  facilities  (The  Center  for  Applied  and  EnvironmentalChemistryCAEC)at  The  Petroleum  Institute  that  helped  Abu  Dhabi  National  Oil  Company  in oil field testing from 2007-2012.Working  on  gender  related  issues  as elaborated  in  Section  2  are  recognized  among  several societies for my contribution as a role model in Egypt, Germany and the UAE.