Prof. Dr. Ahmed Shetawy is the Head of the Department of Green Architecture, Faculty of Engineering, Heliopolis University for Sustainable Development. He has over 20 years of experience working in the fields of urban planning, urban development, urban design, and architecture. Provided his extensive exposure to the British, Irish and Egyptian higher education and research environment, he actively participated in formulating and developing curricula, programs, bylaws and policies for the consideration of public and private universities with respect to the above fields.

Prof. Shetawy has coordinated funded academic activities and projects between Egypt, UK, Belgium, Netherlands, Hungary, and Czech Republic as well as local national projects in the field of urban planning, urban development, urban design, and architecture. He has over 10 years of experience in supervising and examining PhD and MSc students from national and international universities, and over 20 years of teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses in public and private universities in the fields of urban planning, urban development, urban design, and architecture. He also served as a short-term consultant for the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), United Nations Human Settlements Program (UNHABITAT), USAID and many others international bodies in several projects and programs.

Prof. Shetawy has published over 15 scientific and technical papers in national and international scientific journals and periodicals in addition to numerous technical reports. He is an academic referee for some of the renowned publishers such as Science Direct and Elsevier and their affiliate journals and magazines. He is also a member of various academic and managerial committees as well as a member of leading technical associations, societies, and syndicates of his concerned fields of specialty.