Wael M. Yousef is a Professor and Coordinator,Taif University,Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Wael M. Yousef

Professor and Coordinator

Organizing Committee Member

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Taif University


Professor of Architectural Engineering, Taif University, KSA. Professor at Urban Planning Department, Faculty of Engineering at Cairo, Al-Azhar University, Egypt.


Publishing several scientific papers in different international, regional and local Journals, Conferences and Symposiums (More than 30 Papers from 2000 – present). Google Scholar Citations: Citation indices All Since 2015 Citations 754 690 h-index 22 i10-index 22


November 2003: Ph.D. in Urban Planning, Al-Azhar University, Egypt. January 2000: M.Sc in Urban Planning, Al-Azhar University, Egypt. May 1994: B.Sc (with honors) in Architecture, Zagazig University, Egypt.


Smart Cities, Green Buildings


Member of ASHRAE (Membership No. 8385857). Consultant Member of Egyptian Engineers Syndicate (Membership No. 4032/2). Member of the Egyptian Society of Engineers – Urban Planning branch (Membership No. 2690). Urban and housing expert for urban and rural strategic planning projects (GOPP), Egypt.


Expert at Research Project ASCIMER (Assessing Smart City Initiatives for the Mediterranean Region) supported by the European Investment Bank under the EIB University Research Sponsorship Programme (EIBURS), 2014-2017. PI for research project "The role of legislations in upgrading urban environment of slums areas in Arab communities", Prince Khaled AlFaisal scientific chair for developing slum area at Mekkah region, Umm AlQura University, KSA, from 2015 – present. Post Doctorate mobility from "FFEEBB, Erasmus Mundus, European Commission", at Politecnico Di Torino, Turin, Italy, for 6 months, from: September 2010 to: March 2011. Internal Grant to optain Ph. D. Degree at Urban Planning, from Higher Ministry of Education, Egypt, from 2000 – 2003.


Participation in reviewing several Scientific researches for different Scientific following organizations: o Habitat International, ELSEVIER. o Transport Research Center, Universidad Politecnica de Mdrid, Spain. o European Journal of Social Science Research. o Journal of Economics and International Business Management. o Scientific Committee, IEREK Research &Knowledge Enrichment. o Institute of Scientific Research and Revival of Islamic Heritage, Umm Al-Qura University, KSA. o Academic Council, Qassim University, KSA. o Engineering Researches Journal, Faculty of Engineering at Shobra, Benha University, Egypt. o Al-Azhar Engineering International Conference, Cairo, Egypt.