Dr. Heba Mosalam is an Assistant Professor of  Energy program at the Department of Electromechanics, Faculty of Engineering, Heliopolis University for Sustainable Development. She is the Manager of Labs and Workshops and responsible for the internships and community service at the same university 

Dr. Mosalam earned her bachelor’s degree in production mechanical engineering in 2000 at Ain Shams University. Her graduation project was around the effect of the electromagnetic field from mobile phones on computerized machines. She earned her master’s degree in renewable energy application in 2006 and her Ph.D. in environmental engineering in 2012 at the Faculty of Environmental Studies and Research, Ain Shams University.

Her research interests focus on:

  • Field of experiences: Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Renewable energy applications
  • Energy, water, and food Nexus researches
  • Payback period for renewable project
  • Energy efficiency inside buildings
  • Hybrid renewable energy systems
  • On/off-grid renewable energy sources
  • Green buildings
  • Active and passive solar applications
  • Cooling and heating solar systems
  • Natural materials to thermal insulations and acoustics inside buildings
  • Energy simulation with life cycle assessment LCA software.
  • Reverse Engineering
  • Solar thermal applications
  • Noise and thermal control inside buildings
  • Irrigation methods with renewable energy and solar pumping 

Dr. Mosalam has been working on several scholarly projects including:

Tempus ProjectResponsibilities
GIEP (Green Innovation and Entrepreneurship Programme)Project Coordinator and Sustainable Action Committee Manager
TriNex (Food-Water and Energy Triangle)Pilot Project in Heliopolis University Manager- On-grid PV system for RO
CLIMASP (Climate Change and Sustainability Policy)University representative to modify the syllabus approaches consistent with the project
EOS1 Application ProjectProject Manager to install donation project at Heliopolis university.

 She has also instructed and delivered several training courses such as

Date of Training        Training CentreSubjectDuration
June 2014ICE CairoLEED1 Day
Winter 2015Heliopolis University Training CenterAustrian Development Corporation for Solar Application7 Days
Summer 2014Heliopolis University Training CenterConcentrating Solar Generation Plants5 Days
October 2014TU Graz University, AustriaTraining on Renewable Energy GEIP Project5 Days
April 2015The University of Jordan, JordanGlobal Warming into University curricula6 Days
November 2016Politecnico di Milano, Milano, ItalyTriNex module I for renewable energy13 Days
May 2016Agropoly –Montpillier, FranceTrinNex module II for Food13 Days
September 2016Aachen University, GermanyTriNex module III for Water7 Days
November 2016STS-midSolar Thermal and Solar Cooling4 Days
February 2016ADA-SolarSolar Thermal7 Days
April 2018Staff MobilityRenewable Energy7 Days

 

Dr. Mosalam is an official reviewer for “Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development Journal” (RESD), ISSN: 2356-8569/pISSN: 2356-8518 supported by DOI from CrossRef. She has been a Project Manager for EOS1 application, an Italian sponsored project to construct a Thermal Photo Voltage System. She is also a team member of the following programs:

  • Knowledge Triangle Platform for the Water-Energy-Food Nexus TRINEX 544397-TEMPUS-1-2013-Program-JPHES (2014 – present).
  • Green Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program GIEP 530611-TEMPUS-1-2012-Program-JPCR (2014 – present).
  • Climate Change and Sustainability Policy Program CLIMASP. 543879-TEMPUS-1-2013-1-GR-TEMPUS-JPCR (2014 – present).

And following up the current projects: 

Name of ProjectDescription / ObjectiveFunding Authority
13 villages Development The higher education ministry requirement. The area problems and engineering vision to solve with the help of engineering departments. Find different sources of projects fund   SEKEM 
Devilage & surmap Instructor at the courses of renewable energy applications Erasmus plus, European union  
Greening the Desert Covert the desert in Bahariya Oasis into green farm operated with sources of renewable energy SEKEM group 
HU 100% renewable Production of 200kw from photovoltaic PV SEKEM 

 

In addition, Dr. Mosalam is currently a Certified Translator in EcoMENA –Echoing Sustainability for environmental issues and a member of the Environmental Committee at the Ministry of Culture, Cairo.

Dr. Mosalam has scholarly contributed the following publications:

Technical Papers:

    1. M. Louzazni and H. Mosalam, “Dailly Forecasting of Photovoltaic Power Using Non-Linear Auto-Regressive Exogenous Method,” 2020 International Conference on Decision Aid Sciences and Application (DASA), 2020, pp. 1016-1020, DOI: 10.1109/DASA51403.2020.9317071. IEEE XPLORE 
    2. M. El-Barad, Heba.A Mosalam, A.Hassan, P. Riad. 2020. “Groundwater Data Collection and Analysis in Bahariya Oasis.” International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology (IJEAT) August Volume 9 (Issue 6): Pages 552-554. ISSN: 2249-8958. https://doi.org/10.35940/ijeat.F1642.089620.
    3. Louzazni, Mohamed, Ahmed Khouya, and Heba Mosalam. 2020. “Comparison of Power Production for Different Photovoltaic Technologies in Nile Delta, Egypt.” Procedia Manufacturing 46: 724–29. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.promfg.2020.03.102.
    4. Louzazni, Mohamed, Heba Mosalam, and Ahmed Khouya. 2020. “A Non-Linear Auto-Regressive Exogenous Method to Forecast the Photovoltaic Power Output.” Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments 38 (April): 100670. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seta.2020.100670.
    5. Mosalam, Heba; Hassan, Mohamed. 2020. “Performance Evaluation for the Parabolic Photovoltaic/Thermal Hybrid Solar System.” In Proceedings of the FRUCT’26 Yaroslavl, Russia, FRUCT Oy, Finland, 583–88. ISSN 2305-7254, ISBN:978-952-69244-2-7. https://fruct.org/publications/acm26/files/Mos.pdf.
    6. Mosalam, Heba Ahmed, and Mohamed El-Barad. 2020. “Design of an Integration Platform between the Water-Energy Nexus and a Business Model Applied for Sustainable Development.” Water Science and Technology : A Journal of the International Association on Water Pollution Research 81 (7): 1398–1405. https://doi.org/10.2166/wst.2020.212.
    7. 6th international conference for smart grid, Nagasaki, Japan. December 2018. Heba A. Mosalam “Evaluation Study Design and Operated using Building Integration Photo-Voltage”. Proceeded with IEEEXplore 2019 
    8. Mosalam, Heba Ahmed, and Mohamed El-Barad. “Design an Integration Platform Between Water-Energy Nexus and Business Model Applied for Sustainable Development.” In Frontiers in Water-Energy-Nexus—Nature-Based Solutions, Advanced Technologies and Best Practices for Environmental Sustainability, edited by Vincenzo Naddeo, Malini Balakrishnan, and Kwang-Ho Choo, 481–84. Cham: Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-13068-8_120.
    9. Heba Mosalam. “Best Applied Research, Cairo Water Week” November 2019 “Experimental Investigation of Temperature Effect on PV Monocrystalline Module”, Heba Mosalam, International Journal of Renewable Energy Research. IJRER2018, p 350-358
    10. “MATLAB Model for Noise Control in Multipurpose Building” Mansour El–Bardisi, Heba A Mosalam, and Hossam El-Borombally. Journal of Environmental Sciences, Vol.(9) No. 6 February 2012. ISSN 1110-0826.
    11. Global Climate Change Diversity and Sustainability GCCBS 2013 in Alexandria, Heba Mosalam, H. Elbroumbaly. “Apply Green Materials for Noise Control in Buildings -with Simulation of Matlab”p:430-439.
    12. International Building Simulation Association IBPSA 2013 in Cairo, Heba.Mosalam “ How to convert your home to work with PV” poster 
    13. 1st Future University International Conference on New Energy & Environmental Engineering “ICNEEE”, Heba Mosalam “Evaluation tests for a parabolic trough linear CPVT system in Egypt”, 2016
    14. International Sustainable Built Environment Conference (SBE16)-Cairo, Impact of dusty weather on the power output of Solar Cells on Commercial Roof-top PV Systems in Egypt. 2016 
  • 1st IUGRC International Undergraduate Research Conference, Military Technical College, Cairo, Egypt, “Design & Simulation of a New Renewable Energy Plant for the New Egyptian Capital”. July 2016. 
  1. 6th International Conference On Chemical, Agricultural, Environmental And Biological Sciences, December 2017 Paris-France.” Adequate Design for Aquaponic with Case Study”, ISBN: 978-81-934174-7-8
  2. “Design & Control of an Agriculture Photovoltaic Reverse Osmosis Desalination System Case Study Heliopolis University” Hady F. Habib, Heba A. Mosalam and Rasha M.S. El-KholyBest Paper Award, TriNex Knowledge-Triangle Platform for the Water-Energy-Food WEF-Nexus 544397-TEMPUS-1-2013-1-IT-TEMPUS (https://www.trinex.eu/trinex-best-paper-award-2/)

More researches and publications with citations on research gate 

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Heba-Mosalam

 

Auditing and Review activities:

Scientific Reviewer at RESD Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development International Journal, eiSSN:2356-8569, piSSN: 2356-8518. Support by: a DOI from CrossRef.

National and International Conferences Papers and Posters:

  • Global Climate Change Diversity and Sustainability GCCBS 2013 in Alexandria with paper of “Apply Green Materials for Noise Control in Buildings -with Simulation of Matlab”p:430-439.
  • International Building Simulation Association IBPSA 2013 in Cairo with poster “How to convert your home to work with PV”.
  • Building Simulation in Cairo 2013 SB13-2013” The Use of Agricultural Residues in Acoustics Insulation”, p 493-502.
  • 1stFuture University International Conference on New Energy & Environmental Engineering “ICNEEE”, Evaluation tests for a parabolic trough linear CPVT system in Egypt. 2016
  • International Sustainable Built Environment Conference(SBE16)-Cairo, Impact of dusty weather on the power output of Solar Cells on Commercial Roof-top PV Systems in Egypt. 2016
  • 1stIUGRC International Undergraduate Research Conference, Military Technical College, Cairo, Egypt, “Design & Simulation of a New Renewable Energy Plant for the New Egyptian Capital”. July 2016.
  • 6th International Conference on Chemical, Agricultural, Environmental and Biological Sciences, December 2017 Paris-France.” Adequate Design for Aquaponic with Case Study”, ISBN: 978-81-934174-7-8