Dean, Faculty of Architecture – Design & Built Environment Institution / Organization
Beirut Arab University, Lebanon
Dean IBTEHAL YOUSSEF EL-BASTAWISSI Professor, Faculty of Architectural Engineering Professor El-Bastawissi has been the dean of the Faculty of Architecture – Design and Built Environment since 2015. Prior to that, she served as the director of Graduate Studies and Research at the Faculty of Engineering – Alexandria University. She received her Doctor of Philosophy in Architectural Engineering from Alexandria University in 1989, jointly supervised by Liverpool University, UK. Prof. El-Bastawissi’s experience is not limited to academics and expands to include fieldwork. She developed strategic tourism plans in collaboration with governmental agencies and foreign bodies such as the United States Agency for International Development, the United Nations Environment Program, the Ministry of International Cooperation, the Ministry of Tourism, the Ministry of Culture, the General Organization for Physical Planning and the Tourism Development Authority. She has been a consultant for many professional organizations that include the Tourism Development, National Bank, and the architectural design unit at the office of the Minister of Culture. She has been a member of the steering committee of Syndicate of Engineers -Alexandria since 1996, the Housing Committee, and the Scientific Committee. Prof. El-Bastawissi’s honors include the State Prize for urban landscape in 2007 for the Development of Qaitbay Historic Site – a collaborative project with Prof Amr EL Adawi, Prof Mostafa Jaber and Prof Hany Ayad.