Dr. Rania Rushdy Moussa
Lecturer
304 Building A

Dr. Rania Rushdy obtained her bachelor in Architecture Engineering from Cairo, Egypt 2007. Since then she worked as a teaching assistant at the Faculty of Engineering, in addition to working as an architect and interior designer in a number of architecture firms. She became a formal instructor for Autodesk Company in 2007 after taking an official certificate from Autodesk in AutoCAD software. She earned her Master’s degree in the field of landscape and Sustainable Design in 2011, the thesis was entitled” The Role of Public Parks in Enhancing the Quality of Human Life in Egyptian Urban Environments”. She got her PhD from Cairo university and got a full scholarship for another research at Technische Universität Berlin  [TU-Berlin], Germany. Her PHD addressed a topic that was newly emerging in Egypt and it was entitled” Using Energy-Scape Elements as a Tool to Create a Sustainable Urban Project”. She earned her PHD degree in 2017. Dr. Rania joined the British University in Egypt (BUE) in 2008, since then she was involved in teaching up – to-date courses in a variety or correlated disciplines. Academically, Dr. Rania has published a number of remarkable research papers in both international conferences and academic journals. She publishes widely in national and international conferences and academic journals. To date, she has already published twelve refereed papers.

Education
Awarded Bachelor of Science BSc, degree in 2007 in Architecture Engineering.
Awarded Masters of Science MSc, degree in 2011 in Architecture Engineering and Environmental design.
Awarded Doctor of Philosophy PhD, degree in 2017 from Cairo University in Architectural Engineering.
PhD Candidate in Planning Building Environment department at Technische Universität Berlin  [TU-Berlin].
Journal Articles

Moussa, R.R., (2013). A Sustainable Design that Enhance the Quality of Life and Human Behavior's. International Journal of Psychological and Behavioral Sciences. 7; 924-929

Moussa, R.R., (2017). Energy Developing Strategies in Egyptian New Urban Settlements. Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IJRDO), 3;9, p 1-11

Moussa, R.R., and Mahmoud, A.H., (2017). Energy-scape Elements: An Approach on Integrating Landscape Elements with Renewable Energy Devices. Journal of Cleaner Production, 153; 114-130.

Moussa, Rania R., (2017). The Creation of Sustainable Neighborhoods Using Smart-Streetscape Elements (SSSE) (November 25, 2017). 1st International Conference on Towards a Better Quality of Life.

Moussa, Rania R., (2018). The role of energy-scape elements in creating sustainable economic project in Egyptian parks. Ain Shams Engineering Journal

Conference Papers

Mahmoud, A.H., and Moussa, R.R., (2009) The Role of Park Planning in Enhancing the Quality of Urban Environments., Second International Conference on Whole Life Urban Sustainability and its Assessment, 22-24 April, Loughborough, UK, 50-63, ISBN 978-1-905866

Tolba, O., Mahmoud, A.H., El-Fiki, S., and Rushdy, R., (2010). An Introduction to the Role of Public Parks in Enhancing the Quality of Human Life in Egyptian Urban Environments., FISC2010: First International Conference on Sustainability and the Future, The British University in Egypt, El-Sherouk City, Egypt, November 2010, Refereed conference paper, ISSN FISC2010 – 125-143.

Moussa, R.R., and Mahmoud, A.H., (2012). The Role of Public Parks as a Product of democracy in Enhancing the Quality of low income lives in Egyptian urban Environments, PHD Kore Review magasine - 94100 Enna - Italy, Refereed journal articles, ISSN 2039-5434

Moussa, R.R., (2013). A Sustainable Design that Enhance the Quality of Life and Human Behavior's., ICECESS 2013: International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability in Venice - Italy, Refereed conference paper, ISSN IT76000.

Dewidar, K.M., Mahmoud, A.H., and Moussa, R.R., (2013). Enhancing The Human Thermal Comfort Inside Educational Buildings In Hot Arid Regions. Global climate change, biodiversity and sustainability: challenges and opportunities, an international conference focused on the arab mena region and euromed, Alexandria -Egypt Refereed conference paper, ISSN 240- 2013.

Moussa, R.R., and Mahmoud, A.H., (2016). Four Developing Strategies for New Urban Settlements in Egypt. First BUE Annual Conference & Exhibition- BUE ACE, Cairo, Egypt.

Chapters in Books

Moussa, R.R., (2013). The role of park in enhancing the quality of life in urban environment. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing.

Fields of Interests
Sustainable development. Environmental Design. Thermal comfort. Landscape. Air movement. Pollution reduction. Thermal performance. Energy consumption. Energy production. Renewable energy. Quality of life. Community participation. Human behaviour. Sustainable development. Environmental Design. Thermal comfort. Landscape. Air movement. Pollution reduction. Thermal performance. Energy consumption. Energy production. Renewable energy. Quality of life. Community participation. Human behaviour.
Responsibilities
Departmental E-Learning Coordinator
Publications
Mahmoud, A.H., and Moussa, R.R., The Role of Park Planning in Enhancing the Quality of Urban Environments., 2nd international Conference on whole life urban sustainability and its assessment–Loughborough University, UK March 2009, Refereed conference paper, Tolba, O., Mahmoud, A.H., El-Fiki, S., and Rushdy, R., 2010. An Introduction to the Role of Public Parks in Enhancing the Quality of Human Life in Egyptian Urban Environments., FISC2010: First International Conference on Sustainability and the Future, The British University in Egypt, El-Sherouk City, Egypt, November 2010, Refereed conference paper, ISSN FISC2010 – 87. Moussa, R.R., and Mahmoud, A.H., 2012. The Role of Public Parks as a Product of democracy in Enhancing the Quality of low income lives in Egyptian urban Environments, PHD Kore Review magasine - 94100 Enna - Italy, Refereed journal articles , ISSN 2039-5434. Moussa, R.R., 2013. A Sustainable Design that Enhance the Quality of Life and Human Behavior's., ICECESS 2013: International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability in Venice - Italy, Refereed conference paper, ISSN IT76000. Dewidar, K.M., Mahmoud, A.H., and Moussa, R.R., 2013. Enhancing The Human Thermal Comfort Inside Educational Buildings In Hot Arid Regions. Global climate change, biodiversity and sustainability: challenges and opportunities, an international conference focused on the arab mena region and euromed, Alexandria -Egypt Refereed conference paper, ISSN 240- 2013. Moussa, R.R., 2013. The role of park in enhancing the quality of life in urban environment, Book. (Book) LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing is a trademark of: AV Akademikerverlag GmbH & Co. KG (Lambert academic publishing). Moussa, R.R., and Mahmoud, A.H., 2016. Four Developing Strategies for New Urban Settlements in Egypt. First BUE Annual Conference & Exhibition- BUE ACE, Cairo, Egypt. Moussa, R.R., and Mahmoud, A.H., 2017. The Efficiency of Energy Developing Strategies on New Urban Settlements. International journal of advanced research (IJAR). Moussa, R.R., and Mahmoud, A.H., 2017. Energy-scape Elements: An Approach on Integrating Landscape Elements with Renewable Energy Devices. Journal of Cleaner Production. Moussa, R.R., 2017. The Creation of Sustainable Neighborhoods Using Smart-Streetscape Elements (SSSE). The 1st international conference on towards a better quality of life. El GOUNA, Red Sea Region - EGYPT.
Position
Lecturer