Appointment of apl. Prof. Hani Sewilam as Minister of Irrigation in Egypt

  apl. Prof. Hani Sewilam © RWTH/LFI

Apl. Prof. Dr. Hani Sewilam was appointed and sworn in as Minister of Irrigation in Egypt on August 13, 2022.

Prof. Sewilam was the Academic Director of the Department of Engineering Hydrology (Head of Institute: Prof. Heribert Nacken) and the Managing Director of the UNESCO Chair in Hydrological Changes and Water Resources Management at the RWTH Aachen University in Germany. He is also a professor of water resources and sustainable development at the American University in Cairo. Hydrology, water management, desalination and sustainable development are his main areas of specializations.

The Faculty of Civil Engineering warmly congratulates Prof. Sewilam on his appointment!

For further information, please visit the RWTH press release website.