BROCHURE
ASHRAF MANSOUR HABIB MANSOUR is a Professor,AHRAM CANADIAN UNIVERSITY,Egypt

ASHRAF MANSOUR HABIB MANSOUR

Professor

Organizing Committee Member

Egypt

AHRAM CANADIAN UNIVERSITY

BIOGRAPHY

Enthusiastic Architectural Professor who develops an interactive approach to teach architecture and sustainability. Develop comprehensive lesson plans on improving students' skills and creating unique architectural projects, which allow them to show off both their architectural abilities & capabilities. Specializes in sustainable and environment friendly architecture.

PUBLICATIONS

PEER REVIEWED PAPERS

  1. Mariam Abouhadid, Ashraf Mansour, Rania Shafik, Omar ElRawy, (November 2019), Thermal Performance of Plastic Bottles Walls Reused in Building Construction for Waste Reduction, International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering (IJITEE), Volume-9 Issue-1, Pages 5311-5315.
  2. Ashraf Mansour Habib Mansour & Lamis Kanso (2018) Science park implementation – A proposal for merging research and industry in developing Arab countries, HBRC Journal, Elsevier, 14:3, 357-367, DOI: 10.1016/j.hbrcj.2017.06.002
  3. Hoda Zeayter & Ashraf Mansour Habib Mansour (2018) Heritage conservation ideologies analysis – Historic urban Landscape approach for a Mediterranean historic city case study, HBRC Journal, Elsevier, 14:3, 345-356, DOI: 10.1016/j.hbrcj.2017.06.001
  4. Mansour, Ashraf Mansour Habib, (2018), A Methodology for Shifting Egyptian Ports into Sustainable Green Ports, Architecture and Planning Journal – Special Edition, pp. 168-186, Faculty of Architectural Engineering, Beirut Arab University, Lebanon.
  5. Mansour, Ashraf Mansour Habib, (2018), Waste Plastic Bottles Reuse for Sustainable Building Construction with Special Reference to Hot Arid Regions, Egyptian Journal of Applied Science, Vol. (33), No. (3).
  6. Mansour, Ashraf Mansour Habib, (2018), Vertical Farming: A Proposal for Urban Encroachment Limitation Over Agricultural Land in Egypt, Egyptian Journal of Applied Science, Vol. (33), No. (3).
  7. Mansour, Ashraf, and Salam El Dewary, (June, 2018), Sustainable self-cleaning treatments for architectural facades in developing countries, Alexandria Engineering Journal, Elsevier, Volume 57, Issue 2, Pages 867-873. DOI: 10.1016/j.aej.2017.01.042
  8. Mansour, Ashraf, (Sep. 2016), Sustainable youth community development in Egypt, Alexandria Engineering Journal, Elsevier, Volume 55, 3, Pages 2721-2728, DOI: 10.1016/j.aej.2016.05.019
  9. Mansour, Ashraf and Dr. Subhi A. Ali, (February 2015), “Reusing Waste Plastic Bottles as An Alternative Sustainable Building Material” Energy for Sustainable Development, Elsevier, Volume 24, Pages 79–85, DOI: 10.1016/j.esd.2014.11.001
  10. Zeayter, Hoda Hussein and Ashraf Mansour, (2014-2015), The Image of the Historical City in the course of its Development -Tyre Case Study, Architecture and Planning Journal, Vol. 23, pp. 99-111 Faculty of Architectural Engineering, Beirut Arab University, Lebanon.
  11. Sidani, Adeeb and Ashraf Mansour, (March, 2016), Merging Education and Industry for leading A Creative Urban Recognition in Middle Eastern Developing Countries, Architecture and Planning Journal – Special Edition, pp. 168-186, Faculty of Architectural Engineering, Beirut Arab University, Lebanon.
  12. Al-Matarneh, Rana T. and Ashraf Mansour, (March, 2016), Bridging gaps in Architectural education: developing A Professional and Career-Oriented Curriculum, Architecture and Planning Journal – Special Edition, , pp. 218-231, Faculty of Architectural Engineering, Beirut Arab University, Lebanon.
  13. Mansour, Ashraf, (2013),“WASTE RECYCLING/REUSE AND RENEWABLE ENERGY AS TOOLS FOR SUSTAINABLE BUILDING CONSTRUCTION” World Renewable Energy Congress- Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia 2013,14th to 18th July
  14. Mansour, Ashraf, (2011) “INNOVATION IN ARCHITECTURE DESIGN”, Egypt State Alumni Association: Second Annual Alumni Conference, Inspire for Change, Cairo, Egypt, May 14.
  15. Nihal Marouf and Ashraf Mansour, (Dec., 2009), “Sustainable development of the residential buildings in Cairo: Maintenance and preservation for Elevations", Engineering Research Journal, 124, pp. AA1-AA13, Helwan University, Egypt.
  16. Mansour, A.M., (2009) “EGYPTIAN MOVEMENT TOWARDS RENEWABLE ENERGY", The sixth international forum on solar and wind energy, Lanzhou, China, Oct. 15-17.
  17. Mansour, A., J. Srebric, and B.J. Burley, (2007), Development of Straw-cement Composite Sustainable Building Material for Low-cost Housing in Egypt. Journal of Applied Sciences Research, 2007. 3(11): p. 1571-1580.
  18. Mansour, A.M., (2007), “Redefining Egyptian Architectural Identity For Reaching Sustainable Design & Development, "Egyptian Journal of Applied Sciences, Cairo, Egypt, Vol. 22, No.6B, pp. 809-820.
  19. Farag, N. M. and Mansour, A.M.H., (2007), “Architecture and Waste Recycling, Design Proposal for Building by Straw bale in Egypt" Egyptian Journal of Applied Sciences, Cairo, Egypt, Vol. 22, No.9, pp. 317-330 No.5, pp.615-627.
  20. Mansour, A. M.H., (2007) “Women Participation in Self Help Housing Programs in Egypt ", Journal of Applied Sciences Research, Insinet Publications.
  21. Mansour, A.M., (2006), “Establishment of NRC Science Park for Economic and Sustainable Development in Egypt", UNESCO-WTA, Cooperative Project, Proceeding of International Training Workshop on High-Tech Clusters in Global Context, Daejeon, Korea, November 6-10, pp.40-50.
  22. Mansour, A.M., (2004), “Passive Solar Design Approach for Youth Housing”, National Research Center Bulletin, NRC, Cairo, Egypt, Vol.29.
  23. Mansour, A.M., (2006), “Towards Reapplication Of Self-Help Progressive Housing Programs In Egypt, Between National and International Experience”, Ain Shams University, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo, Egypt, Vol. 41, No.2, pp. 365-377
  24. Mansour, A.M., (2002) “Applying Passive Solar Techniques in Egyptian Governmental Housing”, A Paper presented for the symposium of Achieving Comfort and Safety in Buildings Syria Oct., 26-28.
  25. Mansour, A.M., (1996), “Environmental Aspects In Low Cost Housing”, Compendium of independent studies by the Architecture, Energy and Environment course participants, LCHS, Lund University, Lund, Sweden.
  26. Mansour, A.M., (1994) “An Evaluation on Low Income Housing Project in Egypt: A study of Three typical Examples of sites and services programs”, Compendium of independent studies by the Architectural and Development course participants, p. 193- 207, LCHS, Lund University, Lund, Sweden.

CONFERENCES

Date

Role

Conference Name and Host

City,

Country

April 2019

Organizer & Coordinator

Sustainable Architecture and Construction Workshop.

National Research Centre

Cairo, Egypt

OCT 2018

Invited Speaker

The 1st International Conference on Urban Health & Wellbeing Uhwb2018, Building Collaborative Intelligence for Better Lives in Cities

Faculty of Architectural Engineering, Beirut Arab

University

Debbeiah, Lebanon

MAY 2018

Session

Chairman

The Arab International industrial conference,

National Research Centre

Cairo, Egypt

OCT. 2017

Invited Speaker

A.nergy Symposium 2017,

Asian Institute for Environmental Research and Energy

Incheon, South Korea

MAR 2016

Invited Speaker

THE 1ST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 'RETHINKING ARCHITECTURAL EDUCATION'

Faculty of Architectural Engineering, Beirut Arab

University

Debbeiah, Lebanon

OCT 2015

Attendee

Towards the enhancement of staff members/teaching Skills, Beirut Arab University

Beirut, Lebanon

APR 2015

Attendee

The 2nd National Workshop on effective research,

Arab Open University, Oman Branch

Muscat, Oman

AUG

2013

Speaker

Green Architecture Workshop,

Ministry of Regional Municipalities and water resources

Salalah, Oman

JULY 2013

Speaker

World Renewable Energy Congress- Australia, 14th to 18th July,

Murdoch university

Perth, Australia

OCT. 2012

Attendee

Symposium on Preserving Local Traditional Urban Character

Ministry Of Housing, Oman

Muscat, Oman

OCT. 2009

Speaker

The sixth international forum on solar and wind energy

Lanzhou University

Lanzhou, China

NOV. 2008

Attendee

Green Build Expo and Conference, Boston, USA, November 19-21, 2008,

U.S. Green Building Council

Boston, MA, USA

NOV. 2006

Speaker

UNESCO-WTA,    Cooperative    Project,    International Training Workshop on High-Tech Clusters in Global Context, November 6-10

UNESCO-WTA,

Daejeon, South Korea

AUG. 2006

Speaker

UNESCO in cooperation with the Arab Academy of Sciences,

Arab States Regional Workshop on Science and Technology Park Governance, September 12-14, UNESCO

Manama, Bahrain

SEP. 2003

Attendee

International     CAD    Program    in    City    Planning, Architectural Design, and Interior decoration, Guangzhou Incubation Center

Guangzhou

China

OCT. 2002

Speaker

Symposium of “Achieving Comfort and Safety in Buildings”, Oct., 26-28, 2002

El Baath University

Homs, Syria

FEB. 1998

Attendee

Green    Architecture,   Organization    for   Energy Conservation and Planning Symposium ,

Ain Shams University

Cairo, Egypt

EDUCATION

  • PH.D.– 2001, Architectural Engineering Thesis title: Sustainable Housing Development- with Special Reference to Environmental Aspects in Low Cost Housing In Egypt, Cairo University, Egypt.
  • DIPLOMA– 1996, Architecture, Energy & Environment, Lund University, Sweden.
  • M.SC.– 1995, Architectural Engineering Thesis title: Low Cost Housing in Limited resources Countries, Cairo University Egypt.
  • DIPLOMA– 1994, Architecture and Development, Lund University Sweden.
  • B.SC.– 1991, Architectural Engineering, Cairo University Egypt.
  • POST-DOCTORAL FULBRIGHT– 2005, Architectural Engineering Department, Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA

RESEARCH INTEREST

Environmental and Passive solar energy design, Waste reuse/recycle and thermal comfort.

HONORS AND AWARDS

ACADEMIC AWARDS

  • 2011 US Department of State Award for Extraordinary effort as a speaker at the 2nd Annual Egypt State Alumni, 18th May 2011
  • 2010 Certificate of Recognition Award for participating in the Fulbright program Selection Process, The Binational Fulbright Commission in Egypt, 2010
  • 2005 Postdoctoral Fulbright Scholar, Architectural Engineering Department, Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA
  • 2005 Occasional Lecturer Program Award, Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering, University of Miami, Fl, USA
  • 1997 Doctorate DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Scholar, Faculty of Architecture, Fachhochschule Bochum, Germany
  • 1996 SIDA grant for international post graduate Engineers, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
  • 1994 LCHS grant for international post graduate Engineers, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

EDITORSHIP

EXTERNAL JURY MEMBER

Architectural Design, Graduation Projects and Construction Documents Jury member for several national and international universities as:

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), NY, USA

Sultan Qabos University, Oman

Technical College, Muscat, Oman

Scientific college, Oman

Beirut Arab University, Lebanon

MSA University, Egypt

Ahram Canadian University, Egypt

Marine Arab Academy, Egypt

October High Institute for Engineering & Technology, Egypt

EDITOR BOARD & SCIENTIFIC JOURNALS REVIEWER

Associate Editor For:

"Green Building & Construction Economics" Journal.

ISESCO, Journal of Science and Technology

Scientific Journals Reviewer For:

ASHRAE Journal

Energy for Sustainable Development, Elsevier

Building and Environment, Elsevier

African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology

Architecture & Planning Journal

Scientia Iranica,  International Journal of Science & Technology

Green Building & Construction Economics" Journal

Ministry of Education, Oman