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Biography


Name: Prof. Dr. El-Sayed M. Robaa (Scientific Name: S. M. Robaa)

Title: Professor

Affiliation: Astronomy, Space Sciences and Meteorology Department Faculty of Science - Cairo University, P.O. Box (12613), Giza – EGYPT


Email: d_robaa@hotmail.com, srobaa@yahoo.com, robaa@sci.cu.edu.eg


Research fields:
Air quality, atmosphere & health
Atmospheric and solar-terrestrial physics
Atmospheric chemistry
Atmospheric environment
Biometeorology
Climate change and broadcast meteorology
Dendroclimatology

Meteorological, climatological and atmospheric environmental issues


Qualifications:
1999 Ph.D., University of Cairo, Urban Climatology.
1995 M.Sc., University of Cairo, Environmental Climatology.
1988 Higher Diploma, University of Cairo, Meteorology.

1985 B.Sc., University of Zagazig, Mathematics.


Publications:
1. S. M. Robaa, (1995): Desert aerosols and regional climate. M. Sc. Thesis, Faculty
of Science - Cairo University.
2. S. M. Robaa, (1999): Impact of urbanization on meteorology and human comfort in
Greater Cairo, Egypt”. Ph.D. Thesis, Faculty of Science - Cairo University.
3. S. M. Robaa and Y. Y. Hafez, (2002): Monitoring urbanization growth in Cairo
City. JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCE, Vol. 49, No.4,
PP. 667-679.
4. S. M. Robaa, (2002): Studies on the development of urban heat islands over Greater
Cairo area. FACULTY OF SCIENCE BULLETIN, Cairo University, Vol. 70, PP.
55-74.
5. S. M. Robaa and Y. Y. Hafez, (2002): On the Use of population growth and Landsat
(TM) Satellite imagery to monitoring urbanization in Cairo, Egypt. The International
Conference for Development and the Environment in the Arab World, Asyut
University Center for Environmental Studies, Egypt, 26-28 March 2002, PP.
441:450.
6. S. M. Robaa, (2003): Giza Monuments and local climate changes. JOURNAL OF
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES, Vol. 25, PP. 59-84.
7. Y. Y. Hafez and S. M. Robaa (2003): Comparative studies of total ozone values over
Cairo and Aswan, Egypt. JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED
SCIENCE, Vol. 50, PP. 17-33. [ISSN: 1110-1903].
8. S. M. Robaa, (2003): On the estimation of global and diffuse solar radiation over
Egypt. INTERNATIONAL INDIAN JOURNAL OF MAUSAM, (India), Vol. 54,
PP. 17-35. [ISSN: 0252-9416].
9. S. M. Robaa, (2003): Urban-suburban/rural differences over Greater Cairo, Egypt.
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ATMOSFERA, (Mexico), Vol. 16-3, PP. 157-
171. [ISSN: 01872-6236].
10. S. M. Robaa, (2003): Thermal human comfort in Egypt. INTERNATIONAL
JOURNAL OF METEOROLOGY, Weather and Health Issue, (UK), Vol. 28, No.
283, PP. 359:372. [ISSN: 1748-2992].
11. S. M. Robaa, (2004): A study of ultraviolet solar radiation at Cairo urban area,
Egypt. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SOLAR ENERGY, (UK), Vol. 77,
Issue 4, PP. 251-259. [ISSN: 0038-092x].
12. S. M. Robaa, (2004): Climatic impact on human comfort in Egypt. JOURNAL OF
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES, Vol. 27, 2, PP. 23-44.
13. S. M. Robaa, (2004): The atmospheric conditions and black cloud formation on
Greater Cairo. REVIEW ARTICLE. Faculty of Science – Cairo University.
14. S. M. Robaa, (2006): A study of solar radiation climate at Cairo urban area, Egypt
and its environs. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CLIMATOLOGY, (UK), Vol.
26, 13, PP. 1913-1928. [ISSN: 1097-0088].
15. S. M. Robaa and H. M. Hasanain, (2007): Human climates of Egypt.
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CLIMATOLOGY, (UK), Vol. 27, 6, PP. 781-
792. [ISSN: 1097-0088].