Yasser Elshayeb - Biography

Dr. Yasser Elshayeb is the Director of the Center for Documentation of Cultural and Natural Heritage since February 2012, and an associated professor of Engineering at Cairo University.

Between 2006-2012, Dr. Elshayeb was highly involved in the Euro Mediterranean policies and dialogues on Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Culture, as a focal point of many Euro Mediterranean programs in Egypt and has presided many senior official meetings within the Euro Mediterranean space.

A graduate of Cairo University in 1990 with a degree in Engineering, and a PhD from “Nancy School of Mines” in France on Geotechnical Risk Assessment of some of the Ancient Tombs at the Valley of the Kings in Egypt, Dr. Elshayeb have always been active in the field of Cultural Heritage Conservation, as well as the field of Cultural Heritage Documentation and Management.