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Rowaida Ahmed

Country of origin: Egypt Currently in: Egypt, Ismailia General field of specialization: Biological Systems and Organisms
Academic Background

Degrees

1996 Doctorate Biological Systems and Organisms
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Biological Systems and Organisms

My current research interests are Aquatic Entomofauna of Egypt, Fresh water Ecology and Pollution, Taxonomy, Cyto, Taxonomy, Ecology, Biodiversity of Aquatic Invertebrates and their Role as Bio- Indicators of Ecological Impacts.

Research Keywords: 
polution
Aquatic bio-monitoring
Biodiversity
Aquatic biomonitoring
Aquatic ecology
Fresh Water Biology

Publications resulting from Research: 


 Saleh Ahmed, R.; Zalat, S. and Abo-Ghalia, A. (1992). Relative population density and seasonal abundance of some aquatic insects in Ismailiya Governorate. Journal of the Egyptian German Society of Zoology, 9(D): 189-201. ISSN: 1110-5364
 Zalat, S.; Saleh Ahmed, R. and Abo-Ghalia, A. (1992). Taxonomic and ecological keys of aquatic insects in Ismailia region. J Journal of the Egyptian German Society of Zoology, 9(D): 259-275. ISSN: 1110-5364
 Abo-Ghalia, A.; Zalat, S. and Saleh Ahmed, R. (1992). Relation between aquatic insect fauna from Ismailiya region and water properties. Ain Shams Science Bulletin, 30: 359-372.
 Saleh Ahmed, R.; Angus, R.; Zalat, S. and Kaschif, A. (1997). Taxonomy and chromosomal analysis of Egyptian Synchortus imbricatus (Klug) (Coleoptera: Noteridae). Aquatic insects, 19 (2), 107-116. DOI: 10.1080/01650429709361643
 Saleh Ahmed, R. and. Angus, R. (1998). Laccophilus poecilus Klug, 1834- the valid name for L. ponticus Sharp, 1882. Latissimus:10: 3. ISSN: 0966 2235.
 Saleh Ahmed, R. and Gadalla, S. M. (1999). Contribution to the study of Heteroptera, Gerromorpha (semi-aquatic bugs). I- A systematic revision of the family Gerridae, Heteroptera (water striders) of Egypt. Journal of Union of Arab Biologist, Cairo (11A) Zoology, 91-110. ISSN: 1110-5372
 Saleh Ahmed, R.; Angus, R.; Zalat, S. and Shaarawi, F. (2000). Chromosomal analysis of some Egyptian diving beetles (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae). Egyptian Journal of Biology, 2: 76-84.
 Zalat, S.; Saleh Ahmed, R.; Angus, R. and Kaschif, A. (2000). Diving beetles (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae and Noteridae) of Egypt. Egyptian Journal of Natural History, 2: 1-107.
 Saleh Ahmed, R. and Angus, R.B. (2000). Chromosomal analysis of Neohydrocoptus jaechi (Wewalka) and Canthydrus diophthalmus (Reiche & Saulcy) (Coleoptera: Noteridae). Aquatic Insects, 22(3): 165 – 170. DOI: 10.1076/0165-0424(200006)22:3;1-I;FT165
 Gadalla, S.M. and Saleh Ahmed, R. (2000). Contribution to the study of Heteroptera, Gerromorpha (semi-aquatic bugs). III- Water treaders (family: Mesoveliidae) from Egypt. Bulletin of the Entomological Society of Egypt, 78: 189 – 204.
 Habashy, M.M.; Saleh Ahmed, R. and Gadalla, S. M (2000). Effect of insects as a natural diet on the growth and survival rate of fresh water prawns, Macrobrachium rosenbergii (De Man). Journal of the Egyptian German Society of Zoology, (33E), 121 – 140. ISSN: 1110-5364
 Saleh Ahmed, R. (2001). Contribution to the study of Heteroptera, Gerromorpha (semi-aquatic bugs). II- Chromosomal analysis of Limnogonus cereiventris (Signoret, 1862) (Gerridae) (water striders) with notes on the wing polymorphism. Journal of the Egyptian German Society of Zoology, (34E), 7 -17. ISSN: 1110-5364
 Saleh Ahmed, R. (2001). First record of the tribe Vatellini Sharp and its genus Derovatellus Sharp (Dytiscidae- Coleoptera) from shallow water pool in Hurghada, Egypt. Journal of the Egyptian German Society of Zoology, (36E), 29 -38. ISSN: 1110-5364
 Gadalla, S.M.; El-Hamouly, H. and Saleh Ahmed, R. (2001). Taxonomic review of the families Belostomatidae, Nepidae and Pleidae from Egypt (Aquatic Hemiptera). Journal of the Egyptian German Society of Zoology, (36E), 103 -128. ISSN: 1110-5364
 Saleh Ahmed, R. and El-Shenawy, N. (2001). Anisops sardeus sardeus Herrich-Schaeffer (Heteroptera: Notonectidae) as a bioindicator of heavy metals in Wastwater Treatment Plant at Ismailiya, Egypt. Egyptian Journal of Aquatic Biology and Fisheries, 5 (2): 129-146. ISSN: 1110-6131
 Saleh Ahmed, R. (2004). Contribution to the study of Heteroptera, Gerromorpha (semi-aquatic bugs). IV- A new record of marine water strider Halobates micans Eschscholtz, 1822 (Gerridae) from mangrove in the Sinai Peninsula, Egypt. Journal of the Egyptian German Society of Zoology, (44E): 1-18. ISSN: 1110-5364
 Saleh Ahmed, R. (2004). Some new records of diving beetles from Sinai Peninsula, Egypt. Bulletin of the Entomological Society of Egypt, 81:29-42.
 Saleh Ahmed, R. and Gadalla, S. M (2005). Contribution to the study of Heteroptera, Gerromorpha (semiaquatic bugs). V- Water crickets (Family Veliidae) from Egypt. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology, 8(3): 219-226.
 Gadalla, S. M and Saleh Ahmed, R. (2005). Contribution to the study of Heteroptera, Gerromorpha (semiaquatic bugs). VI- Hebridae and Hydrometridae from Egypt. Efflatounia, 5: 16-25.
 Saleh Ahmed, R. and Gadalla, S. M (2005). Contribution to the study of Heteroptera, Gerromorpha (semiaquatic bugs). VII- Check-list of Gerromorpha of Egypt, with a new record. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology, 8(4): 339-344.
 Gadalla, S. M and Saleh Ahmed, R. (2006). Taxonomic review of the family Notonectidae from Egypt (Aquatic Hemiptera). Journal of Egyptian Academic Society for Environmental Development (A- Entomology), 7 (1): 201-222. ISSN: 1110-8746
 Saleh Ahmed, R. (2006). Morphological deformities and cytogenetic alterations in Chironomus plumosus L. (Diptera: Chironomidae) larvae as biological indicators of toxic stress in Temsah Lake, Egypt. Journal of Egyptian Academic Society for Environmental Development (A- Entomology), 7 (2): 1-27. ISSN: 1110-8746
 Saleh Ahmed, R.; El-Shenawy, N.S.; Saad Eddin, M.; Shalaby, I.M. and Reyad, E.M. (2006). Bioassesment of macroinvertebrate communities in relation to water quality in Manzala Lake, Egypt. Journal of Egyptian Academic Society for Environmental Development (A- Entomology), 7 (2): 109 - 146. ISSN: 1110-8746
 Saleh Ahmed, R. (2006). Secretion-grooming behavior in the Egyptian diving beetles (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae and Noteridae). African Journal of Biological Sciences, 2(2): 15-19. ISSN 1687-4870
 El-Shenawy, N.S.; Saleh Ahmed, R.; Saad Eddin, M.; Shalaby, I.M. and Reyad, E.M. (2006). Impact of heavy metals on bivalve, Crastoderma glaucum (Order: Veneroidae) and Insect, Enochrus testaceus (Order: Coleoptera) of Manzala Lake, Egypt. Journal of Egyptian Academic Society for Environmental Development (A- Entomology), 7 (2): 57 - 57. ISSN: 1110-8746
 Saleh Ahmed, R. ; Ismail, M. F.; El-Shenawy, N.S. and Abo-Ghalia, A.H. (2008). Pictorial keys of chironomid species (Order: Diptera) in El-Tall El-Keber wastewater treatment plant, Egypt. Journal of Entomology, 5(1-22).
 Mahmoud,S.M.; El-Heneiday, A.; Gadallah, N.S and Saleh Ahmed, R. (2009). Survey and Abundances of Common Ichneumonid Parasitoid Species in Suez Canal Region, Egypt. Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control, 19 (2): 185-190.
 El-Shenawy, N.S.; Saleh Ahmed, R.; Ismail, M. F. and Abo-Ghalia, A.H. (2010). Evaluation of the efficiency of wastewater treatment and use of Chironomus calipterus (Diptera, Chironomidae) as a bioindicators in El- Tall El-Keber, Egypt. Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science, 5 (2): 94 -105.
 Gadallah, N.S; Saleh Ahmed, R.; El-Heneiday, A. and Mahmoud,S.M. (2010). Ichneumonidae collected from the Suez Canal and North Sinai regions, Egypt (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonoidea). Seventh International Congress of Hymenopteriats Proceeding, Abstract, P. 30
 Gadallah, N.S; Saleh Ahmed, R.; El-Heneiday, A. and Mahmoud,S.M. (2010). Ichneumonidae from the Suez Canal region Egypt (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonoidea). Linzer biol. Beitr, 42(2): 1293-1310.
 Tawfik, M.M.; Semida, F.M.; Saleh Ahmed, R. and Orabi, G.M. (2013). Biodiversity of the aquatic entomofauna at St. Katherine Protectorate and Wadi Feiran, South Sinai, Egypt. Asian Journal of Biological Sciences 6 (1): 40-53.
 Saad El-Din,M.; Gaber, A.; Koch, M.; Saleh Ahmed, R. and Bahgat, I. (2013). Remote sensing application for water quality assessment in lake Timsah, Suez Canal, Egypt. Journal of Remote Sensing Technology 3: 61-74.

 Lotfi, N.M., El-Shatoury, S. A., Hanora, A. and Saleh Ahmed, R. (2016). Isolating non-O1/non-O39 Vibrio cholerae from Chironomus transvaalensis larvae and exuviae collected from polluted areas in Lake Manzala, Egypt. J. Asia Pac. Entomol. 19: 545-549.






Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Research
Teaching
I am currently working as academic professor, Zoology department, Faculty of Sciences, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt since 2006. The responsibilities are divided between teaching, research, service and related administrative activities. Responsible for academic advising. May represent the university, college, or department on university committees.

Workshop and Conference Attended

December 15-17, 2014 Suez Canal University, Egypt  "The 6th International Conference on Natural Toxins".
November 17-21, 2013 Florida, United states USA  “The International Water Conference’.
September 20, 2012 University College of London, London, UK The International Conference “Freshwater Biodiversity: status, threats and conservation concerns”.
November 14-18, 2011 Florida, USA  “The International Water Conference’.
(December 20-22, 2010). Suez Canal University, Egypt  "The 4th International Conference on Natural Toxins".
(26-28 Jan. 2010). Fairomont Towers Hotel, Cairo, Egypt  “Euro-Mediterranean Innovation Marketplace”. Sponsored by Research Development & Innovation Program, Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research, funded by the European Union,
(November 10-11, 2009). Suez Canal University, Egypt  “The 4th International Conference of the Egyptian Society for Environmental Science on “Impacts of Climate Change on Natural Resources”.
(May 4, 2009). Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt  The "1st Conference on Ethics of the Scientific Research".
(April 2-3, 2009). Hyatt Regency Hotel, Casablanca, Morocco  "Biosafety and Biosecurity International Conference 2009": A seminar for the life science and policy communities in the Gulf and Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Sponsored by Moroccan Ministry of Higher Education, the International Council for the L
(December 16-18, 2008). Jazera Club, Cairo, Egypt, Sponsored by Suez Canal University,  The "3rd International Conference on Natural Toxins".
(February 23, 2008). October 6 University, Egypt  "The fourth International Conference of the Egyptian Society of Experimental Biology".
(November 12 -14, 2007). Hilton Hotel, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE)  "Biosafety and Biosecurity International Conference 2007": A seminar for the life science and policy communities in the Gulf and Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Sponsored by the Environmental Agency of Abu Dahabi (UAE) and International Council for
(December 18-20, 2006). Suez Canal University, Egypt  "The 2nd International Conference on “Natural Toxins".
(June 18-19, 2006). Suez Canal University, Egypt  The 1st International Conference of the Egyptian Society for Environmental Science on "Conservation and Management of Natural Resources".
(April 9, 2006). Ain Shams University, Egypt  "The 3rd Scientific Conference of the Egyptian Academic Society for Environmental Development".
(October 18-21, 2005). Plaza Jeju Hotel, Jeju, South Korea  "The 5th Asia- Pacific Congress of Entomology (APCE2005)". Sponsored by Korean Society of Applied Entomology,
(March 23-24, 2005). Cairo University, Faculty of Science, Egypt  "The 3rd Conference of Applied Entomology".
(December 18-19, 2004). October 6 University, Egypt  "The 1st International Conference on Natural Toxins". (Share in the conference organizing Committee).
(April 28-29, 2004). Tanta University, Faculty of Science, Egypt  "The third international conference on Biological Sciences".
(February 20, 2004). Tanta University, Faculty of Science, Egypt  "The 11th Scientific Conference of the Zoological Society".
(September 13-15, 2000). Liverpool Hope University, U.K  "The 4th International Meeting of the Royal Entomological Society".
(November 8-11, 1999). Cairo University, Faculty of Science, Egypt  "The Sixth Annual conference of Union of Arab Biologists".
(December 14, 1998). Ain Shams University, Faculty of Science, Zoology department, Egypt  "The 22nd Annual Conference of the society of tissues and cells”.
(July 6-10, 2009). Nankai University in Tainjin, China  “The 17th Symposium on Chironomidae
(July 4 to August 3, 1999). Training course at the Computer Center, Royal Holloway College, London University, UK  Basic Information Technology Skills "BITS". Training course
(February 17-19, 2009). Suez Canal University and held at the Biotechnology Research Centre, Ismailia, Egypt  "Introduction to bioinformatics". Workshop

Affiliations

Egyptian scientific syndicate.
Egyptian Entomological Society
Royal Entomological Society of London, UK.
Entomological Society of Newzealand
Freshwater Biological Association, UK.
BALFOUR-BROWN CLUB, UK.
Egyptian society of Natural toxins.
Arab Science and Technology Foundation (ASTF)

Presentation given

March 2008
1) "Venomous & toxic insects and their associated problems."
Suez Canal University, Faculty of Science, Ismailia, Egypt
Event: " Plenary lecture in the training program on "Recent approaches in natural toxin researches",
May 2008
2) "Environmental risk assessment".
Cairo University, Faculty of Science, Egypt
Event: Plenary Lecture in the fourth Conference of Applied Entomology,
August 2008
3) “Environmental pollution and human health”.
Suez Canal University, Faculty of Science, Ismailia, Egypt
Event: Plenary lecture in the symposium on "Environmental Pollution",