Dr. Walaa Salah
Lecturer
305 Building A

Lecturer at the British University in Egypt (BUE). Having practical experience in the field of Green buildings, and Green building rating systems- working for different universities: Arab Academy for Science & Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT), October University for Modern Sciences and Arts (MSA University, as well as a number of multidisciplinary consultancy companies, e.g. Dorsch, GHD, and Khateeb and Alami.

Education

PhD, Politecnico di Milano, Department of: Architecture, Built Environment and Construction Engineering, Italy, March 2014, thesis title (Developing a systemic framework for applying LEED system; managing Energy and Materials credits). 
LEED Accredited professional since 2009 LEED AP BD+C - Certified since 10/26/2010 USGBC - GBCI Number: 10416416
Msc in landscape design & urban planning, Scuola Superiore di Catania, Italy, 2007, Thesis title:  Water treatment parks as a tool for sustainable development.  
Pre-Masters in landscape & urban planning, Cairo University, department of Architecture 2005 
Bachelor in Engineering, Cairo University, department of Architecture 2004.

Journal Articles

Ismaeel, W.S.E., Elsayed, M.A., 2018. The Interplay of Environmental Assessment Methods; Characterising the Institutional Background in Egypt. J Environ Assess Policy Manag 20, 1850003-1-1850003–27. doi:10.1142/S1464333218500035

Ismaeel, W.S.E., 2018. Midpoint and endpoint impact categories in Green building rating systems. J Clean Prod 182. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.01.217.

 Ismaeel, W.S.E., 2017. Using SITES for Sustainable Rehabilitation of Cultural Heritage Landscape Areas; Case of Giza Zoo, in: Advanced Technologies for Sustainable Systems. pp. 1–9. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-48725-0.

Ismaeel, W.S.E., 2016. Assessing and Developing the Application of LEED Green Building Rating System as a Sustainable Project Management and Market Tool in the Italian Context. J Eng Proj Prod Manag 6, 136–152.

Sherif, R., Ismaeel, W.S.E., 2016. Developing Sustainable Guidelines for University Buildings using LEED, in: Sustainable Mega Projects Conference: Chance – Change – Challenge. ElAin Publishing House, ISBN 978 -977 -490 -382 -3, pp. 158–165.

Conference Papers

Ismaeel, W.S.E., Elsayed, D., 2018. GREEN HERITAGE ASSESSMENT AND BENCHMARKING; CASE STYDY: SABIL MOHAMED ALI, in: GREEN HERITAGE CONFERENCE 6-8 March 2018 , The British University in Egypt. Elain Publishing Company, pp. 657–680.

Elsayed, M.A., Dabaieh, M., Ismaeel, W.S.E., Kenawy, I., 2018. Towards a fossil free energy production using GIS multicriteria decision-making support tool, in: Green Heritage Conference, 6-8 March 2018 , The British University in Egypt. Elain Publishing Company, pp. 164–183.

Geneidy, O., Ismaeel, W.S.E., 2018. Investigating the application of the three dimensional wall building technology in Egypt, in: Green Heritage Conference, 6-8 March 2018 , The British University in Egypt. Elain Publishing Company, pp. 681–696.

Ismaeel, W.S.E., Rashed, A., Toulibah, E., 2018. TO BE OR NOT TO BE: THE NATIONAL GREEN PYRAMID RATING SYSTEM, in: Green Heritage Conference, 6-8 March 2018, The British University in Egypt. Elain Publishing Company, pp. L–LXII.

Ismaeel, W.S.E., 2017. Critical analysis of Green-certified buildings’ objectives and dispute resolution strategies through contract writing, in: ARCHCAIRO 2017 BUILDING INNOVATIVELY INTERACTIVE CITIES BUILDING INNOVATIVELY. Cairo, Egypt, pp. 437–456.

Elsayed, M.A., Ismaeel, W.S.E., 2017. Cognitive mapping as a link between the urban designer and space user, in: PLEA 2017. p. VOL 1 449-459, 
Salem, A., E Ismaeel, W.S., 2016. Greening the Egyptian Building Code through Analysis of International Codes , Standards , and Rating Systems, in: Sustainable Mega Projects Conference: Chance – Change – Challenge. ElAin Publishing House, ISBN 978 -977 -490 -382 -3, pp. 166–176.

Ahmed, A.M., Ismaeel, W.S.E., 2016. Circulation Network design in urban planning, in: Sustainable Mega Projects Conference: Chance – Change – Challenge. ElAin Publishing House, ISBN 978 -977 -490 -382 -3, pp. 235–244.

Ismaeel, W.S.E., Adel, M., Sayed, E., Dabaieh, M., Kenawy, I., 2016. Using GIS as a decision making support tool for LEED credits LEED Location and Transportation and Sustainable Sites categories, in: PLEA 2016 Los Angeles - 36th International Conference on Passive and Low Energy 
Architecture: Cities, Buildings, People: Towards Regenerative Environments. pp. 11–13.

Elsayed, D., Ismaeel, W.S.E., 2015. Perceiving social housing through matrix structural analysis- a threshold between theoretical research ad practical applications, in: Obsolescence and Renovation – 20th Century Housing in the New Millennium.

Ismaeel, W.S.E., Rashed, A., 2015. Applying green rating system in the Egyptian context between theory and practice, in: The First Arab Ministerial Forum. Cairo, Egypt.

Ismaeel, W.S.E., 2012. Building rating systems and the built environment_An approach to green innovation, in: 7th International Conference on Innovation in Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC), São Paulo, Brazil - Usp.Br/. pp. 1–12.

Chapters in Books

Dabaieh, M., Kenawy, I., Ismaeel, W.S.E., Elsayed, M.A., 2017. Carbon Mapping for residential low carbon retrofitting, in: Advanced Technologies for Sustainable Systems. pp. 79–91 .

Links
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/walaa-s-e-ismaeel-14a65317?trk=nav_responsive_tab_profile_pic ORCID: org/0000-0003-4650-0628 ResearcherID : J-7809-2016 Academia: https://bue.academia.edu/WSalah Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/walaa-s-e-ismaeel-14a65317?trk=nav_responsive_tab_profile_pic ORCID: org/0000-0003-4650-0628 ResearcherID : J-7809-2016 Academia: https://bue.academia.edu/WSalah
Fields of Interests
Developing decision making tools such as software energy analysis and Life Cycle Assessment tools to support the decision making process for green buildings and green building rating systems. This is considered a part of a comprehensive project management framework.
Responsibilities
2015-2016: Member at the Health & Safety committe for Architectural engineering department 2016-2017: Exam officer for Architectural engineering department
Publications
Walaa S.E. Ismaeel (2017), Critical analysis of Green-certified buildings’ objectives and dispute resolution strategies through contract writing, ARCHCAIRO7, March 27-29, accepted paper Walaa S.E. Ismaeel (2017), ' Life cycle approach for Green Heritage assessment and benchmarking’ Sustaining Built Heritage' Workshop held in Luxor from the 22nd to the 25th of February, accepted paper Walaa S.E. Ismaeel (2017), Keynote Speakers for a special organized panel about ‘Green Heritage’, paper with title; ‘Green Heritage assessment and benchmarking’, Virtual Heritage Cairo’s 1st International Conference (VHC 2017): “Sustaining Heritage in the Digital Age: Towards Virtual Environments for Middle East’s Cultural Heritage”, 20-21 Feb 2017, accepted paper Walaa S.E. Ismaeel (2016), Using SITES for Sustainable Rehabilitation of Cultural Heritage Landscape Areas, BUE ACE1, Sustainable Vital Technologies in Engineering & Informatics, 8-10 Nov 2016, Springer International Publishing AG 2017, DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-48725-0_6, p 51-62 Dabaieh M., Kenawy I., Walaa S.E. Ismaeel and Elsayed M., (2016). Carbon mapping, BUE ACE1, Sustainable Vital Technologies in Engineering & Informatics, 8-10 Nov 2016, , Springer International Publishing AG 2017, DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-48725-0_9, p 79-92 Walaa S.E. Ismaeel, Elsayed M., Dabaieh M. and Kenawy I., (2016). Using GIS as a decision making support tool for LEED credits, PLEA 2016 Cities, Buildings, People: Towards Regenerative Environments, Los Angeles, U.S., 11-13 July, 2016 Ahmed M. Ahmed and Walaa S.E. Ismaeel (2016). Circulation Network design in urban planning using Multi-Agent system; a literature review and case study. Sustainable Mega Projects Conference: Chance – Change – Challenge, under the auspices of the Ministry of Environment, The British University in Egypt, El Sherouq city, 3-5 May, 2016, Published book “Mega Sustaianable Projects: Chance – Change – Challenge”, ElAin Publishing House, ISBN 978 -977 -490 -382 -3, P. Rana Sherif and Walaa S.E. Ismaeel, (2016). Developing Sustainable Guidelines for University Buildings using LEED. Sustainable Mega Projects Conference: Chance – Change – Challenge, under the auspices of the Ministry of Environment, The British University in Egypt, El Sherouq city, 3-5 May, 2016. Published book “Mega Sustaianable Projects: Chance – Change – Challenge”, ElAin Publishing House, ISBN 978 -977 -490 -382 -3, P. Aya Salem and Walaa S.E. Ismaeel, (2016). Greening the Egyptian Building Code through Analysis of International Codes, Standards, and Rating Systems. Sustainable Mega Projects Conference: Chance – Change – Challenge, under the auspices of the Ministry of Environment, The British University in Egypt, El Sherouq city, 3-5 May, 2016. Published book “Mega Sustaianable Projects: Chance – Change – Challenge”, ElAin Publishing House, ISBN 978 -977 -490 -382 -3, P. Walaa S.E. Ismaeel & Rashed, A., (2015). Applying green rating system in the Egyptian context: between theory and practice, The first Arab Ministerial forum, Egypt, Cairo, Fairmont hotel, 20-22 December 2015 Elsayed, D. & Walaa S.E. Ismaeel (2015). Perceiving Social Housing through Matrix Structural Analysis, Obsolescence and Renovation – 20th Century Housing in the New Millennium, University of Seville, Spain, 14-15 December 2015 Walaa S.E. Ismaeel (2015). Developing a systemic framework for managing LEED projects, American university in Cairo, Egypt (AUC), Eco Research forum, 10 March 2015 Walaa S.E. Ismaeel (2012). Building Rating System and the built environment- An approach to green innovation, 7th International Conference on Innovation in Architecture, Engineering & Construction, Sao Paulo, Brazil,15th - 17th August 2012. It can be found on the following link: http://innovationinaec2012.pcc.usp.br/PROCEEDINGS/76%20BUILDING%20RATING%20SYSTEMS%20&%20THE%20BUILT%20ENVIRONMENT%20AN%20APPROACH%20TO%20GREEN%20INNOVATION.pdf Publications- Journals Elsayed M., Dabaieh M. Kenawy I. and Walaa S.E. Ismaeel, TOWARDS A ZERO FOSSIL FUEL ENERGY PRODUCTION USING GIS MULTI-CRITERIA DECISION MAKING AS A SUPPORT TOOL, Renewable Energy, under review Walaa S.E. Ismaeel (2016). Assessing and Developing the Application of LEED Green Building Rating System as a Sustainable Project Management and Market Tool in the Italian Context. , Journal of Engineering, Project, and Production Management, 2016, 6(2), 136-152 available online on http://www.ppml.url.tw/EPPM_Journal/volumns/06_02_July_2016/ID_130_6_2_136_152.pdf Publications- Books Walaa S.E. Ismaeel (2016). Using SITES for Sustainable Rehabilitation of Cultural Heritage Landscape Areas, BUE ACE1, Sustainable Vital Technologies in Engineering & Informatics, 8-10 Nov 2016, Springer International Publishing AG 2017, DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-48725-0_6, p 51-62 Dabaieh M., Kenawy I., Walaa S.E. Ismaeel and Elsayed M., (2016). Carbon mapping, BUE ACE1, Sustainable Vital Technologies in Engineering & Informatics, 8-10 Nov 2016, , Springer International Publishing AG 2017, DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-48725-0_9, p 79-92 Water Treatment parks as a tool for sustainable development- accepted but still not finally submitted for publishing, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, OmniScriptum GmbH & Co. KG
Position
Lecturer