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Dr. Hewida Omara | Fluid mechanics | Women Researcher Award

Dr. Hewida Omara, Tanta University, Egypt

Dr. Hewida Omara, a distinguished Egyptian academic, holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering from Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology (E-JUST) with a focus on “Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Local Scour around Vertical and Inclined Bridges Piers.” She earned her M.Sc. in Civil Engineering from Tanta University, specializing in Irrigation and Hydraulics Engineering. Dr. Omara has been an integral part of Tanta University’s Faculty of Engineering since 2009, contributing expertise in hydraulic engineering, morphodynamics, and structural engineering. As an assistant professor, she imparts knowledge in subjects like fluid mechanics, hydraulics, and coastal engineering. Recognized for her academic excellence, she received awards for her outstanding achievements, including a Ministry of Higher Education scholarship for her doctoral studies (2016-2019). 🎓🌊🏆

🎓 Academic Background:

Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering, Tanta University (2007). Master’s in Civil Engineering (Irrigation and Hydraulics Engineering), Tanta University (2015). Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering, EJUST (Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology), 2019.

🏫 Teaching Experience:

Dr. Omara has been actively involved in academia, serving as a Teaching Assistant at the Faculty of Engineering, Tanta University, since 2015. Her expertise spans various subjects including Fluid Mechanics, Hydraulics, Coastal and Harbor Engineering, Design of Hydraulic Structures, Hydrology, and Civil Engineering Drawing.

🌐 Professional Experience:

She has been contributing to the field of hydraulic engineering, focusing on hydraulics, morphodynamics, design of hydraulic structures, wave modeling, and sediment transport. Dr. Omara has been part of the Irrigation and Hydraulic Department at the Faculty of Engineering, Tanta University, since March 2009.

🏆 Academic Awards:

Excellence Certificate for Honor Degree on B.Sc. graduation day (2007). Excellence Certificate from the Egyptian Syndicate of Engineers, Gharbia governorate branch, for graduating with honor (2007). Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) Egyptian fully-funded Scholarship for the Doctoral degree (2016-2019).

👩‍🏫 Key Qualifications:

Dr. Omara’s key qualifications lie in hydraulic engineering, encompassing hydraulics, morphodynamics, and the design of hydraulic structures, as well as structural engineering.

🌍 Current Affiliation:

Currently an Assistant Professor at the Branch of Irrigation and Hydraulics Engineering, Civil Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Tanta University.

Professional Profiles:

The impact of her research is evident in citation metrics and indices from Google Scholar:

  • Cited by: All – 77.
  • Citations – 77.
  • h-index – 4.
  • Documents – 14.

A prolific researcher making meaningful contributions to the academic world!

Research Focus 🧪🔬

Dr. Hewida Omara’s research focus lies prominently in the field of hydromorphological modeling, particularly in understanding and mitigating the local scour process around bridge piers. With a notable citation count and impactful contributions, her studies delve into numerical assessments, empirical formula development, and 3-D numerical investigations of local scour phenomena. She extends her expertise to the assessment of local scour at rectangular bridge piers, the management of coastal strips in the presence of coral reefs, and the hydrodynamic and morphologic disparities in flow around inclined rectangular and oblong piers. Additionally, her work encompasses water quality assessment in dam intakes, showcasing a multidisciplinary research approach. 🌊🔍

🎓 Publications Top Note:

 

Hewida Omara | Fluid mechanics | Women Researcher Award

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