Marwa A. Khalifa
Dr. Khalifa is Associate Professor in Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University (ASU) in Cairo, Egypt. She has obtained her B.Sc. & M.Sc., "Urban Planning" specialization from ASU, while her PhD was a joint supervision between ASU and the University of Sheffield, UK. Dr. Khalifa's expertise in terms of research, publications, teaching and consultancy services focuses on environmental assessment & risk reduction, strategic planning, upgrading of informal settlements and participatory planning approaches. Furthermore, since 2007 Dr. Khalifa has participated in/coordinated 3 international cooperation projects with universities in EU, Latin America, South Asia and MENA Region related to higher education reform in the field of participatory planning and natural resources management.