AHMED HUSSEIN EL-HENEIDY

CURRICULUM VITAE

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NAME                                  :  AHMED HUSSEIN EL-HENEIDY

DATE OF BIRTH                   :  25 APRIL 1946

CITIZENSHIP                        :  EGYPTIAN

COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE    :  EGYPT

ADDRESS                             :  P. O. Box #915, P. Code 11728, MAADI,CAIRO,EGYPT

E-mail Address                     : aheneidy@link.net & aelheneidy@gmail.com 

Web Site                               :  htpp://ahmedelheneidy.net



DESIGNATION

  • EMERITUS RESEARCH PROFESSOR, DEPT. OF BIOLOGICAL CONTROL, PLANT PROTECTION RES. INSTITUTE, AGRICULTURAL RES. CENTRE, DOKKI, GIZA, EGYPT

EDUCATION

  • Ph. D., Entomology, Dept. of Ecology and Taxonomy, Faculty of Science, Leipzig University, Germany, December 1981. Dissertation on "Aphids' parasitoids".
  • M. Sc., Entomology, Dept. of Economic Entomology, Faculty of Agriculture, Cairo University, Cairo, May 1976. Thesis on Insect Fauna of Egyptian Clover.
  • B.Sc., Plant Protection, Dept. of Plant Protection, Faculty of Agriculture, Cairo University, Cairo, June 1966, Final grade: Very good.

INTERNATIONAL CONSULTANCY

  • 2010 Short-term IPM Expert of Tropical and Subtropical Pests at Jazan, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, financed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
  • 2004-2005 Short-term Plant Protection Expert, in the Multidisciplinary Programming Mission for Sustainable Agriculture in Kuwait, financed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
  • 2003-2004 Short-term IPM Consultant, in the Multidisciplinary Programming Mission for Sustainable Agriculture in Zanzibar, financed by The Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA).
  • 1999 Short-term IPM Consultant, Netherlands financed Fayoum IPM Project (FIPMP).
  • 1993-1996 IPM Consultant, in the IFAD / WORLD BANK Project "Small-holder Cotton Rehabilitation Project (SCRP)" in Uganda.

POST DOCTORAL VISITS

  • Hawaii, USAID, short scientific visit and training in mass-rearing of fruit flies parasitoids 2010.
  • USA, short visits (2-4 weeks) to USDA and the Universities of; California, Riverside, New Mexico State University, and Texas A & M between 1990 and 2002.
  • UK, University of Sheffield (3 months), 1989, received training in " Taxonomy of Parasitic Hymenoptera " Sponsored by the British Council in Egypt,
  • Germany, Dept. of Biological Control, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Darmstadt (3 weeks), 1987, visiting the laboratory for mass-production of the parasitoid, Trichogramma.
  • USA, University of Maryland, Maryland State, (10 months) 1984, conducting research on "Influence of Allelochemicals on insect hosts and their parasitoids. Sponsored by USAID.

LANGUAGES

  • Arabic: (Mother tongue)

  • English: Excellent

  • German: Good

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

  • At present
  • Emeritus Research Professor at the Dept. of Biological Control (DBC), Plant Protection Research Institute (PPRI), Agricultural Research Center (ARC), Ministry of Agriculture (MOA), Giza, Egypt.

KEY QUALIFICATIONS

  • Over 45 years experience in conducting and supervising laboratory and field programs for biological and integrated pest control of economic insect pests, providing technical support and services for researchers, extension staff and farmers, organizing and lecturing in biological and IPM training programs, and supervising post graduate students for M. Sc. and Ph.D. locally and internationally.

Principal Investigator (PI) of the projects:

  • 2013 – 2017: Current Egyptian project: "Risk Assessment of the Side-effects of Agricultural Pesticides on Non-target Organisms in Egyptian Agro-ecosystems", financed by the Egyptian Academy of Science and Technology.
  • 2011: CO/PI, the Egyptian project “Management of the Olive Fruit Fly, Bactrocera oleae Gmelin (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Egypt” sponsored by the Egyptian Agricultural Research Development Fund (ARDF), Ministry of Agriculture, Egypt. 
  • 2010: Short-term IPM Expert Tropical and Subtropical Pests at Jazan, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, financed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 
  • 2008 – 2011: the Egyptian-American collaborative project: "Non toxic control of tephritid fruit flies" with U.S.-Hawaii Dept. of Agriculture, US-Egypt Science and Technology Joint Fund. Duties include: establishment of potential bio-control agents to suppress Bactrocera zonata population in Egypt
  •  2004 to 2006 : the Egyptian-American collaborative project carried out among MUCIA Linkage Project (USA), Faculty of Agriculture, Cairo University, National Research Centre (NRC), and Agricultural Research Centre (ARC) (Egypt) titled "Developing innovative and simple technologies for the mass production of bio-pesticides and transfer them to the Egyptian farmers growing exported vegetables". The project was funded by the USAID. 
  • 2004: Short-term Plant Protection Expert, in the Multidisciplinary Programming Mission for Sustainable Agriculture in Kuwait, financed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
  •  2003-2004: Short-term IPM Consultant, in the Multidisciplinary Programming Mission for Sustainable Agriculture in Zanzibar, financed by The Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA). 
  • 2002 to 2011: Scientific Supervisor and Member of the Council of the Bio-Organic Agricultural Service Center at Aswan- Upper Egypt, financed by the World Food Program (WFP) 3214.  
  • 1999 – 2002: Head of the Dept. of Biological Control (DBC), PPRI, ARC, MOA, Giza, Egypt. 
  • 1999: Short-term IPM Consultant, preparing feasibility study for the Integrated Pest Management Project (FIPMP) in Fayoum, Egypt, financed by The Netherlands. 
  • 1997 – 2003: The Egyptian Project: “Evaluation of some exotic parasitoid species against the cotton bollworms in Egyptian cotton fields”, funded by ARC. 
  • 1997 – 2001: The IPM Egyptian-American collaborative project, (ATUT) between ARC and the University of California, Riverside and Davis on wheat IPM based on biological control of aphids as the major pests of wheat in Egypt, sponsored by the USAID.
  • 1994 – 1996: 

    Integrated Pest Management Consultant in the IFAD / WORLD BANK Project "Small-holder Cotton Rehabilitation Project (SCRP)" in Uganda.

Co/ Principal Investigator (PI) and team member in the projects:

  • 1991 – 1994: CO/PI, the IPM Egyptian-American collaborative project (NARP), between ARC and three American universities; Texas A & M, New Mexico and California, Riverside, on cotton IPM with emphasis on biological control of bollworms, as major cotton pests in Egypt, sponsored by the USAID. 
  • 1988 - 1994: Regional scientist in charge of the project "Aphids Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in wheat fields in Egypt". The Egyptian - ICARDA project on cereals in Egypt and Nile Valley, sponsored by ICARDA organization. 
  • 1987 – 1994: CO/PI, the Egyptian project "Use of the egg-parasitoid, Trichogramma  evanescens West. in controlling the sugar-cane borer, Chilo agamemnon Bles. in sugar-cane fields in Upper Egypt", by mass rearing and release of the parasitoid as the most efficient control method, sponsored by the Egyptian Academy of Science Research and Technology. 
  • 1984: Post Doctor mission at Maryland University, Dept. of Entomology, USA (for 10 months), as visiting staff, conducting research on the use of natural extracts (Allelochemicals) in pest control studying their influence on the insect hosts and their parasitoids. 
  • 1982 – 1986: Team member of the annual evaluation of tested insecticides, concerning their effect on the role of natural enemies in cotton fields in Egypt, financed by ARC. 
  • 1982 – 1988: Team member of the Egyptian project: "Use of parasitoid and predators in controlling certain vegetable crop pests in Egypt", financed by ARC.
  • 1982 – 1985: Biological control specialist in the Egyptian project "Biological Control of Corn Borers in Maize Fields in Egypt", sponsored by the Egyptian Academy of Science Research and Technology. 
  • 1978 – 1981: Studying for Ph.D. at the Faculty of Science, Leipzig University, Germany, on biological control of economic insects. Dissertation on "Biological and ecological studies on aphids parasitoids, as basic information for modeling pest control". 
  • 1974 – 1978: Team member of the Egyptian-American project: "Survey, Biological and Ecological Studies of Parasitoids and Predators of Certain Aphids Infesting Cotton and Other Crops in Egypt”, sponsored by the American project PL480. 
  • 1974 – 1977: Team member of the Egyptian project "Survey and Studies on the Natural Enemies of the Cotton Bollworm, Heliothis armigera Hb.", as one of the principle pests in cotton and vegetable crops in Egypt, sponsored by the Egyptian Academy of Scientific Research and Technology. 
  • 1973 – 1976: Studying and conducting research work for M. Sc. in economic entomology (biological control). Thesis topic on "Insect fauna of Egyptian clover in Egypt" with emphasis on abundance of natural enemies before immigrating to cotton fields.

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:

  1. General Secretary of the Egyptian Society of Biological Control of Pests (ESBCP) and Executive Editor of the ESBCP international journal.
  2. Member of the council board of the Arab Society of Plant Protection.
  3. Member of the Egyptian Society of Entomology.
  4. Member of the International Organization of Biological Control (IOBC).
  5. Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Arab Society for Plant Protection.
  6. Member of the Editorial Board of the Agricultural Res. Journal,Suez Canal University.
  7. Member of the Egyptian Society of Wild Life.
  8. Member of the Egyptian Society of Sugar-cane Experts.
  9. Member of the African Crop Science Society.
  10. Member of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Author and co-author of more than 132 scientific papers and studies on integrated pest management and biological control published in local and international scientific magazines and journals.

PARTICIPATION IN INTERNATIONAL PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS

Date

Location

                 Title of Presented Papers

May  1981

Budapest, Hungary

Use of mathematical models in pest control.

Aug.  1984

Vancouver, Canada

4th conference on biological control of weeds.

Dec.  1987

El-Ain, U.A.E.

5th Arab Congress of Plant Protection. Release of mass reared parasitoids in sugar–cane fields in Egypt.

Sept. 1990

Texas, U.S.A.

Trichogramma and egg parasitoids Conference. The use of egg-parasitoids to control sugar-cane borers in Egypt.

Oct.  1993

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

ICARDA Regional Meeting, Efficacy of aphidophagous against aphids at wheat fields in Egypt.

Dec. 1995

Kampala, Uganda

African Conference. IPM for sustainable cotton production in Uganda.

Aug.  1996

Florence, Italy

Int. Conference of Entomology. The contribution of trap crops in integrated management of cotton pests in Uganda.

Oct.  1997

Beirut, Lebanon

6th Arab Congress of Plant Protection. Aphids and their natural enemies on faba bean in Egypt.

Apr.  1998

Aleppo, Syria

Sun pest Conference. IPM of wheat aphids in Egypt.

Aug.  2000

Iguassu, Brazil

Int. Conference of Entomology. IPM of wheat pests based on host plant resistance and biological control in Egypt.

Oct.  2000

Amman, Jordan

7th Arab Congress of Plant Protection. Biological control of olive fruit fly in Egypt.

Jan.   2002

Hawaii, USA

1st International Symposium for Biological Control of Arthropods.

Oct.  2003

El-Baeda, Libya

8th Arab Congress of Plant Protection. The significance of hyperparasitism on cereal aphid primary parasitoids in Egypt.

July  2004

Aleppo, Syria

2nd International conference on Sunn pest. Evaluation of exotic parasitoids of cereal aphids.

Sept. 2005

Davos, Switzerland

2nd Int. Symposium for Biological Control of Arthropods.

Nov.  2006

Damascus, Syria

9th Arab Congress of Plant Protection. Performance of exotic aphid parasitoid species against cereal aphids in Egypt.

Nov.  2008

Sousa, Tunisia

FAO Symposium. Role of natural enemies on olive pests in Egypt

Oct.  2009

Beirut, Lebanon

10th Arab Congress of Plant Protection. Control of Helicoverpa armigera by release of the parasitoid Trichogramma in tomato fields in Egypt.

Sept. 2010

Valencia, Spain

8th Fruit flies international Conference. Bactrocera zonata, pest status and its natural enemies in Egypt.

Nov. 2012

Hammamat,Tunisia

FAO Symposium. Pest status of Bactrocera zonata and its control measures in Egypt.

May, 2014

Bangkok, Thailand

9th Fruit flies international Conference. The potential of the parasitoid Aganaspis decide against Bactrocera zonata.

Nov. 2014

Amman, Jordan

IPM of economic olive pests

Aug. 2015

Berlin, Germany

Side-effects of pesticides on non-target organisms.

Pest status of the tomato leaf miner Tuta absoluta in the Arab region

Oct. 2016

Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzigovena

 

IPM of the tomato leaf miner, Tuta absoluta in Egypt.