A highly acclaimed researcher, professional practical and academician hydrogeologist, with 25 years track record of remarkable national and international level achievements in research, teaching, design, and integration of hydrological, hydrochemical, remote sensing and GIS in hydrogeological and hydrological applications. International author in water resources researches, hydrogeology, groundwater, surface water, river environements, environmental studies, pollution issues, water, climate change, GIS, remote sensing, watershed analysis and modeling, groundwater modeling and assessment, etc.
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Research Area :
-Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in Watershed Modeling.
-Remote Sensing in Water Resources Researches.
-Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in Watershed Modeling.
-Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in Hydrogeological and Hydrological Investigations.
-Groundwater Mathematical Modeling.
-Remote Sensing in Hydrogeomorphological Modeling.
-Remote Sensing and GIS in Hydroenvironmental Assessment and Landuse Planning.
First University Degree: B. Sc. in Geology, Faculty of Science, Geology Dept, Ain Shams University, graduated with very good degree, May, 1985.
Second University Degree:M. Sc. in Hydrogeology, Faculty of Science, Geology Dept, Cairo University, October, 1993. (Thesis title: Hydrogeological Study in Gharb El-Qasr (Farafra) Region and the Adjacent Areas, Western Desert)
Third University Degree:Ph.D. in Hydrogeology, Faculty of Science, Geology Dept, Ain Shams University, 2000. (Thesis title: Hydrogeology and Hydrological Studies in Halaib-Shalatin Area, Egypt, Using Remote Sensing Technology and Other Techniques
Professional Experience :
Field hydrogeologist, Genearl Authority for Rehabilitation Projects and Agricultural Development (GARPAD); Groundwater Investigations, Supervising & Designing Groundwater Wells drilling in Farafra Oasis, East Uweinat, Dakhla Oasis, Kharga Oasis (New Valley Project), Halaib-Shalatin, Abu Minqar, Qarawein Plain, Wadi Qena and Laqita etc..
● Preparation of Technical and Research Reports
● Assistant Researcher, National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Sciences (NARSS), Egypt. Engineering Applications and Water Division (EAWD).
● Researcher in the National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Sciences (NARSS), Egypt. Engineering Applications and Water Division (EAWD).
● Postdoctoral Fellow, Remote sensing applications in hydrogeological applications in Istanbul Technical University, Remote Sensing Dept., Turkey, January 2002-August 2002.
● Assoc. Professor, National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Sciences (NARSS), Egypt. Head, Water Resources Department (NARSS).
● Prof. Dr. & Chair of Engineering Applications and Water Division (NARSS) https://www.narss.sci.eg.
Elewa, H.H, Ramadan E.M, Nosair A.M., 2014. Water/Land Use Planning of Wadi El-Arish Watershed, Central Sinai, Egypt Using RS, GIS and WMS Techniques. IJSER, Vol. 5, issue 9.
Elewa H.H, Ramadan E.M, El-Feel A.A, Abu El Ella E.A., Nosair A.M., 2013. Runoff Water Harvesting Optimization by Using RS, GIS and Watershed Modelling in Wadi El-Arish, Sinai. International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology, Vol. 2 –Issue 12 http://www.ijert.org/view.php?id=6980&title=runoff-water-harvesting-optimization-by-using-rs-gis-and-watershed-modelling-in-wadi-el-arish-sinai
Elewa H.H., Shohaib R.G., Qaddah A.A., Nousir A. M., 2013. Determining Groundwater Protection zones for the Quaternary aquifer of northeastern Nile Delta using GIS-based vulnerability mapping. Environmental Earth Sciences, Springer Verlag, Heidelberg, Berlin, 68:313–331.
Elewa H.H., Qaddah A.A., Nousir A.M., 2012. "GIS Based Hydrogeochemical Vulnerability Mapping of Quaternary Aquifer in Northeastern Coastal Zone of Nile delta, Egypt. Proc. 3rd International Interdisciplinary Conference on Predictions for Hydrology, Ecology, and Water Resources Management: Water Resources and Changing Global Environment (HydroPredict 2012). 24-27 September 2012, Vienna, Austria.
Elewa H.H., Nousir A.M. 2012. “Assessment of Groundwater Quality of the Quaternary Aquifer in the Eastern Part of the Nile Delta”. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, no. 7, p. 118.
Elewa H.H., 2012. Hydrogeochemical Attributes and GIS Spatial Modeling in Determining Areas for Horizontal Expansion of Development projects in East Uweinat, Egypt. Journal of Applied Sciences, Science Alert. Volume 12, Number 8, 702-715, 2012.
Elewa H.H., Qaddah A.A., El-Feel A.A., 2012. Determining Potential Sites for Runoff Water Harvesting using Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems-Based Modeling in Sinai. American Journal of Environmental Sciences, Science Publications, USA, 8 (1): 42-55.
Elewa, H. H. and E. M. Abu El Ella., 2011. Prediction of Future Water Level Depletion of the Aquifer Systems in Farafra Depression, Egypt, using Mathematical Flow Modeling Techniques. Egyptian Journal of Geology, v. 55, p. 87-104.
Elewa, H. H. and Abu El Ella, E.M., 2011. Numerical Modeling for the Nubian Aquifer Development in Wadi Qena, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Egyptian Journal of Geology, v. 55, p. 105-125.
Elewa, H. H. and Abu El Ella, E.M., 2011. The Pleistocene Aquifer System in Wadi El-Assiuti, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Annals of Geol. Surv. Egypt. V. XXXI (2009-2011), pp. 57-72.
Elewa H. H., and Qaddah A.A., 2011. Groundwater Potentiality Mapping in Sinai Peninsula, Egypt, using Remote Sensing and GIS-Watershed-Based Modeling. Hydrogeology Journal, Springer Verlag, Heidelberg, Berlin, 19: 613–628. DOI 10.1007/s10040-011-0703-8.
Elewa, H. H., Fathy R.G. and Qaddah A.A., 2010. The Contribution of Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing in Determining Priority Areas for Hydrogeological Development, Darb el-Arbain area, Western Desert, Egypt. Hydrogeology Journal, Springer Verlag, Heidelberg, Berlin. v. 18 (5):1157-1171. DOI 10.1007/s10040-010-0590-4.
Nahry, A.H., Elewa H.H and Qaddah A.A., 2010. Soil and Groundwater Capability of East Oweinat Area, Western Desert, Egypt Using GIS Spatial Modeling Techniques. Nature and Science, Marsland Press, USA, Vol. 8 (8) (cumulated No. 41):1-17.
Elewa H.H., 2010. Potentialities of Water Resources Pollution of the Nile River Delta, Egypt. The Open Hydrology Journal, v. 4:1-13.
Elewa, H.H., 2008. Prediction of Future Drawdown of Water Levels of the Pleistocene Aquifer System of Wadi El-Assiuti Area, Eastern Desert, Egypt, as a Criterion for Management and Conservation. Resources, Conservation and Recycling J., Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, v. 52: pp. 1006–1014.
Elewa, H.H. and Nahry A.H., 2008. Hydro-environmental Status and Soil Management of the River Nile Delta, Egypt. Environ Geol (2009) v. 57:759–774, Springer Verlag, Heidelberg, Berlin
Elewa, H.H., 2007. Recent Recharges Possibilities Determination of the Pleistocene Aquifer System of Wadi El-Assiuti Basin, Egypt, using Hydrogeochemical and Environmental Isotopic Criteria. Proceedings of Int. Symposium on Managed Aquifer Recharge (ISMAR 6), pp. 626-642, Oct. 28-Nov. 2, 2007 Phoenix, Arizona. U.S.A.
Elewa H.H. and Abd El Samie S.G., 2007. Isotopic evidence and mass balance approach for quantifying paleorecharge condition to the Pleistocene aquifer system of Wadi El Assiuti basin, Egypt. Arab Journal of Nuclear Sciences and Applications, v. 40 (3): 42-54.
Elewa H.H., 2006., Water Resources and Geomorphological Characteristics of Tushka and West of Lake Nasser, Egypt. Hydrogeology Journal, Springer Verlag, Heidelberg, Berlin, v. 14, Issue No. 6, pp. 942-954.
Elewa, H.H., 2006., Determining Priority Areas for the Sustainable Development of Wadi El Assiuti Valley, Eastern Desert, Egypt, Using Hydrogeological, Remote Sensing and GIS Criteria. Egyptian Journal of Remote Sensing and Space Science, v. IX, pp. 79-92.
Elewa, H.H. 2005., A Strategy for Optimizing Groundwater Recharging by Flood Water in the Northwestern Coastal zone of the Gulf of Suez, Egypt. Proceeding, 5th Int. Symposium on Management of Aquifer Recharge (ISMAR 5), 10-16 June, Berlin, Germany.
Elewa, H.H. and Fathy R.G., 2005. Recent Recharges Possibilities Determination of the Pleistocene Aquifer System of Wadi El-Assiuti Basin, Egypt, using Hydrogeochemical and Environmental Isotopic Criteria, Egypt. J. Appl. Geophysics, v. 4, No. 2, September 2005, pp. 251-267.
Elewa H. H., Abu El Ella E. M., Abdel Moneim A.A. and Atallah M.H. 2005. The Influence of the Geomorphometric Parameters and Soil Properties on the Hydrological Characteristics in the Area Between Safaga and El-Quseir, Eastern Desert. Annals Geol. Surv. Egypt. V. XXVIII, pp. 523-545.
Elewa, H. H., Hassan A.Z.A. and Kotb M.M., 2005. Possibility of the Agricultural Expansion Based on Land and Water Resources Potentialities at the Southern Part of Wadi Qena, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Egypt. J. Soil Sci. 46 (2): (153-174). Abdel Samie S.G. and Elewa H.H., 2005. Hydrogeochemical and Environmental Isotopic Evaluation of Groundwater of the Area Located to the Northwest of the Gulf of Suez Coast, Egypt. J. of Geol., 49: (109-131).
Elewa, H.H. et. al. 2004. WATERMED-WATer Use Efficiency in Natural Vegetation and Agricultural Areas by Remote Sensing in the MEDiterranean Basin, Contracted Report, NARSS-EUROPEAN COMISSION. 1999-2004 (Final Report, Published Online, 2004).
Elewa H.H., Fathy R.G. and Zaghloul E.A., 2003. Potentiality of Water Resources of Halaib-Shalatin area, South Eastern Desert, Egypt., 2nd Int. Symposium on Integrated Water Resources Management: Int. Assoc. of Hydrol. Sciences, ISHS, South Africa.
Elewa, H.H., Zaghloul, E.A. and Nour, S., 2002. Assessment of Groundwater in Fissured Carbonate Aquifer System in Sinai Peninsula, Egypt, 3rd Int. Symposium of Sustainable Agro-Environmental Systems: New Technologies and Applications, 26-29 Oct. 2002 (Proc.), Cairo, Egypt.
Elewa, H.H. 2002. Water Resources and Geoenvironmental Characteristics of Tushka and West Lake Nasser area, Proc. Int. Conf. Remote Sensing in Urban Areas, Istanbul, Turkey, V. II, pp. 705-713. Fathy, R.G. and Elewa H. H., 2002. Hydrogeoelectrical Investigations Conducted at Wadi Hodein, Wadi Ibib and Wadi Serimtai Located at the Southeastern Part of Egypt, Al-Azhar Bull. Sci. Vol. 13, No. 2 (Dec.): pp. 15-38.
Elewa H.H., Fathy, R.G. and Zaghloul, E.A., 2001. Groundwater Potential of the Southern Part of Wadi Qena Basin, Eastern Desert of Egypt Using Remote Sensing Techniques. Egypt. J. of Remote Sensing & Space Sci, V. 3, pp. 135-152. 2000. Elewa, H.H, Zaghloul A., Abd El-Samie S.G., 1999. Groundwater Evolution in Halaib and Shalatein Area, South-East Egypt, as Indicated by Hydrochemistry and Environmental Isotopes. Bull. Isotope and Radiation Research (Middle Eastern Regional Radioisotope Center) V. 32, 1-11 p. Zaghloul, E.A.,
Yehia M.A. and Elewa H.H., 2003. Rock art Paintings (Rock Inscriptions) at Gebel Abraq, south Eastern Desert, Egypt. Egypt. J. of Remote Sensing & Space Sci., Cairo, Egypt. V. 6, pp. 3-18.
Zaghloul, E.A., Nassif, O. and Elewa H.H., 2002. Surface water assessment and hydrological regions in Sinai Peninsula, Egypt, Proc. Int. Conf. Remote Sensing in Urban Areas, Istanbul, Turkey, V. II, pp. 697-704.
Abdel Moneim, A.A., Abu El Ella, E.M., Elewa H.H. and Atallah M.H., 2006. Hydrogeological and Hydrochemical Assessment of the Groundwater Resources in the Area Between El-Quseir and Safaga, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Annals Geol. Surv. Egypt. V. XXIX, pp. 335-356.