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Soliman, Mostafa M.


Mostafa M. Soliman 

Mostafa M. Soliman, Ph.D., P.E., Dist.M.ASCE

Region 10 Governor Nominee

Biographical Statement: 


  • B.S. Civil Engineering, Cairo University, 1953
  • M.S Civil Engineering, Colorado State University, 1957
  • Ph.D. Civil Engineering, Utah State University, 1959

Work Experience 

  • Irrigation Engineer in Egyptian Ministry of Irrigation, 1953-1956
  • Lecturer, Shams University, 1960-1964
  • Visiting Professor Washington State University, 1964-1966
  • Associate Professor, Shams University, 1967-1972
  • Professor and Head of Hydraulics & Irrigation Department Ain Shams University
  • Emeritus Professor, Ain Shams University, 2003-present
  • Research and consultant to UNESCO and FAO
  • Designed major reclamation projects and Hydraulic Structures in Egypt and other countries

ASCE Involvement 

  • President, ASCE Egypt Section
  • ASCE Distinguished Member, 2000
  • Presented papers and chaired several sessions at ASCE conferences
  • Member of ASCE International Activities Committee
  • Contributed to scientific agreement between ASCE and Egyptian Society of Irrigation Engineers

Other Volunteer Activities 

  • President, Egyptian Society of Irrigation Engineers
  • Member, Board of Egyptian Society of Engineers
  • Member, Board of Directors of National Water Research Center
  • Member of the Academy of Science, the American Scientist Society, the American Institute of Hydrology, the International Association of Hydrological Sciences, the International Association for Hydraulic Research, and the International Association of Hydrogeology.


  • Wife, Soad, two Daughters and seven grandchildren
  • One daughter is a civil engineer and the other is a chemist
  • I love swimming and table tennis
  • Awarded Ideal Engineer Medal from the Egyptian Syndicate of Engineers, 1984
  • Arid Land Hydraulic Prize from the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1998
  • Ain Shams University Award in Engineering Sciences 2003 and the Egyptian Academy of Scientific Research award, 2007