Dr. Mohamed Mahmoud Sowilem Mohamed

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Education :

Faculty of Science, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.
Faculty of Science, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.
Medical Entomology
Faculty of Science, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.
Medical Entomology

Faculty of Science, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.

Professional Experience :

18 years of experience in using remote sensing and GIS for mapping the different Ecological and habitat characterization of mosquitoes, as well as modeling and production of risk classification maps for areas vulnerable to mosquito-transmitted Diseases in Egypt.

Publications :

Shehata, M.G.; Doha, S.; El-Hosary, S.; Sowilem, M.M.; abdel-Mohsen, A. and El-kady, G. (1995). Filed Behavior of Sand Flies in Wady Feran, Sinai Egypt. J. Egypt. Ger. Soc. Zol., 16:29-52.
Kenawy, M.A.; Sowilem, M.M.; Hamed, M.S. and Merdan, A.I., (1995). Comparison of the life table characteristics of Anopheles sergentii (Diptera: Culicidae) from two malarious areas in Egypt. J. Egypt. Public Health Assoc., 70:324-341.
Kenawy, M.A.; Sowilem, M.M.; Hamed, M.S. and Merdan, A.I., (1995). Anopheles mosquitoes in El Faiyum, Egypt: Binomics and Behavior in Relation to Their Malaria Vector potential. J. Egypt. Soc. Parasitol.
Kenawy, M.A.; Sowilem, M.M.; Hamed, M.S. and Merdan, A.I., (1996). The ecological characteristics of Anopheles’ mosquitoes associated with low malaria transmission in Siwa oases, Egypt. J. Egypt. Public Health Assoc. 3:186-187.
Kenawy, M.A.; Sowilem, M.M.; Yousrya, M. and Wahba, M.M. (2000). Preliminary observations on cross mating of the malaria vector, Anopheles sergentii from two Egyptian oases. J. Egypt. Soc. Parasitol., 30(3): 761-764.
Gad, A. and Sowilem, M. M. (2002). The use of remote sensing (RS) and geographical information system (GIS) in monitoring and environmental assessment for some areas of Arab republic of Egypt. Conference of the Arabic scientific research council’s union (Cairo. Egypt 28-30 December 2002).
Hassan, A.N.; Kenawy, M.A.; Kamal, H.; Abdel Sattar, A.A and Sowilem, M.M. (2003). GIS-based prediction of malaria risk in Egypt. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal., 9(4): 548-558.
Gad, A.; Ali R.; El-Gamily, H. and Sowilem, M. M. (2004). Practicing the Participatory Management Approach for Improving Alluvial Soils of Egypt. Medcostland project (Third workshop). Promoting Participatory Management of the land system to enhance soil conservation (Alexandria. Egypt 9-13 October 2004).
Hassan, A.N.; El Ashry, H.E. and Sowilem, M.M. (2004). Mosquito Founa of New Water Resources and Agricultural Development Projects in Egypt: Al-Salam Canal and Toshka. J. Environ. Science. 9(3): 787-800.
Bahgat, I.M.; EL-Sawaf, B.M; Sowilem, M.M. and El Kady, G.A. (2004). Sugar feeding pattern and age structure of mosquito species in two Egyptian villages. Bull. Ent. Soc. Egypt, 81(85): 85-94.
Bahgat, I.M.; El Kady, G.A; Sowilem, M.M. and EL-Sawaf, B.M. (2004). Host Feeding Patterns of Culex Pipiens (Diptera: Culicidae) in a village in Qalubiya Governorate, and in a new settlement in ismailiya Governorate. Bull. Ent. Soc. Egypt, 81(77): 77-84.
Sowilem,M.M.; Bahgat,I.M.; El Kady,G.A; and EL-Sawaf,B.M. (2006). Spectral and landscape characterization of filarious and non-filarious villages in Egypt. J. Egypt. Soc. Parasitol., 36(2): 373-388.
Sowilem,M.M. (2006). Defining Spatial Relationships between Mosquitoes, Human, Animals and diseases Incidence Using Remote Sensing – GIS integration, Case Study in Northwestern Coast of Egypt. 15th International Symposium and Exhibition On Remote Sensing and Assisting Systems General Organization of Remote Sensing Damascus- Syria 18-21 September 2006.
Sowilem, M.M.; Kamal, H. A. and Khater E. I. (2013). Life table characteristics of Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) from Saudi Arabia.J. Trop.Biomed., 30(2): 301–314.
Khater, E.I., Sowilem, M.M., Sallam, M.F.and Alahmed, A.M. (2013). Ecology and habitat characterization of mosquitoes in Saudi Arabia. Tropical Biomedicine 30(3): 409–427.
Sowilem, M. M., (2014). Defining spatial distribution of mosquito breeding sites and areas under risk using remote sensing - GIS integration. J. Biotechnol Biomater, 3( 5), p. 76.
El-Zeiny Ah. M. and Sowilem M.M. (2016). Environmental Characterization for the Area under Risk of Mosquito Transmitted Diseases, Suez Canal Zone using Remote Sensing and Field Surveys. Journal of Environmental Sciences, Vol. 45, No. 3-4 : 283-297.
El-Zeiny Ah, El-Hefni A, Sowilem M. 2016. Geospatial techniques for environmental modeling of mosquito breeding habitats at Suez Canal Zone, Egypt. The Egyptian Journal of Remote Sensing and Space Sciences. 11, pp.
El-Zeiny Ah. M., El-Hefni A. M. and Sowilem M.M. 2017. Production of Risk Classification Map for the Area Vulnerable to Mosquito-Transmitted Diseases, Suez Canal Zone. 5th International Conference on Waste Management, Ecology and Biological Sciences (WMEBS-) 17-18,
Sowilem M., Elshaier M., Atwa W., El-Zeiny Ah. and El-Hefni A. 2017. Species Composition and Relative Abundance of Mosquito Larvae in Suez Canal Zone, Egypt Asian Journal of Biology, Article no. AJOB.35053, ISSN: 2456-7124, 3(3): 12PP.
Sowilem M, El-Zeiny Ah, Atwa W, Elshaier M. and El-Hefni A. 2017. Assessing and Monitoring Spatiotemporal Distribution of Mosquito Habitats, Suez Canal Zone. Asian Journal of Environment & Ecology. Article no. AJEE.35054, ISSN: 2456-690X, 4(2): 1-13.
Tambo E , El-Hossary S. S. , Sowilem M.M., Ammar Sh , Bilal H , Alshamrani Y , El Dessouky A.G. , Kazienga A. , Kamal H.A , Khater E. 2017. Assessment of extent and pattern insecticide use and exposure impact in integrated dengue vector management programs (1995-2016) in Saudi Arabia. Conference: 2nd Regional Arab Pharmacovigilance Network Meeting, , Riyath, KSA.
Tambo E. , Sowilem M.M., Khater E., Kamal H.A ,. 2018. Climatic risk impact on Aedes vector seasonal fluctuation and persistent dengue public health burden in Saudi Arabia. Conference: The 15Th Arbovirus Surveillance and Mosquito Control Workshop in Conjunction with the NE 1443 Regional Project’s 4 Th Annual Meeting And the Fmca’s NE Regional Meetingat: Florida, USA.
Sowilem M.M., El-Zeiny A.M., Mohamed E.S. 2019. Mosquito larval species and Geographical information system (GIS) mapping of environmental vulnerable areas, Dakhla Oasis, Egypt. International Journal of Environment and Climate Change. Accepted march 2019.