Background

The National Water Research Center (NWRC) as the research arm of the Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation (MWRI), is a center of excellence that prossesses the knowledge and expertise in water resources, dedicated to conduct applied research at the highest water policy-making level. NWRC is an inter-disciplinary research Center dedicated to fostering an environment that encourages basic and applied researches planning both traditional water-related disciplines, as well as non-traditional and emerging disciplines. Based upon, NWRC is mandated to provide innovative solutions and communicate them to the end users; therefore, enhance research uptake. NWRC’s organization consists of twelve research institutes; basically tackling the following water resources related topics: Irrigation and Drainage, Hydraulics, Hydraulic structures and Machinery, Surface and Groundwater Hydrology, Sediment Transport, Water Quality and Pollution Control, Coastal Protection and Lake/Shore Environment, Climate Change and Geo-Measurements Analysis, Water Socio-Economics. Each institute covers one or more of these research areas.In addition, NWRC established a Strategic Research Unit, a Central Laboratory for Environmental Quality Monitoring, a Geographic Information System, Information/ Documentation Center, and a highly specialized Central Library.

Institutes and Special Units

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Prof.Medhat Aziz

Vice President for Research Plan Affairs

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Prof.Khaled Abdel Hai

NWRC President

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Prof.Hesham Mostafa

Vice President for Research Board Affairs

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