Currently: Faculty member at Department of Geology, Mansoura University, Egypt and Director of the Mansoura University Vertebrate Paleontology (MUVP) center.
Currently: Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Evolutionary Anthropology and Division of Fossils Primate, Duke University, USA.
2010-Now: Faculty member at Department of Geology, Mansoura University, Egypt.
2014-2015: Egyptian-Government Sponsored Postdoctoral Researcher in the Department of Biomedical Sciences, Ohio University College of Medicine, Athens, Ohio, USA (working with P. O’Connor).
2014-2015: Visiting Scholar at Anatomical Sciences Department, Health Sciences Center, Stony Brook University, NY, USA & at Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Colorado, USA.
2006-2010: Ph. D. student, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Oxford, UK.
2003-2010: Assistant Lecturer, Geology Department, Mansoura University, Egypt.
2008-2010: Affiliated Scientist, Department of Anatomical Sciences, Health Sciences Center. T8, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, 11794, NY, United States.
1998-2003: Demonstrator, Geology Department, Mansoura University, Egypt.
Ph.D., University of Oxford, UK, 2010: in the field of vertebrate paleontology. Thesis title: “Late Eocene rodents from Fayum Depression, Egypt: taxonomic, phylogenetic, and biogeographic implications”
M.Sc., Mansoura University, Egypt, 2002: in the field of paleontology and stratigraphy. Masters title: “The Senonian macrofauna of west-central Sinai: Systematic and stratigraphic distribution”
B.Sc., 1997: in general geology (Geology and Chemistry) from Mansoura University, with grade Very Good with honors; ranked first in class
1993-1997: Honor list of the Faculty of Science, Mansoura University
2003/2004: Best M.Sc. thesis at Mansoura University
2013: Developing Nation Institutional Membership of Society of Vertebrate Paleontology for MUVP
2014: Competitive Funding Programme (CFP) Project Funding Unit Postgraduate, Research and Cultural Affairs Sector Mansoura University
2013: Jurassic Foundation Grant (for my master students)
2010: Preparators’ Grant Award from the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology.
2006-2010: Full scholarship from the Egyptian government to study for a Ph.D. at Oxford University.
2007-2009: Baldwin Fellowship for Ph.D. studies from The Leakey Foundation.
Late Cretaceous Dakhla, Duwi and Quseir formations and Paleogene Minqar el-Talh beds, Dakhla, Kharga, Baris area , Egypt (2008, 2010 ,2011,2013 & 2014)
Eocene-Oligocene beds, Gebel Qattrani area, Fayum Depression, north Egypt (2006-2013)
Late Cretaceous Lubur Sandstone, Turkana Basin, Kenya (2008)
Paleogene deposits, Yemen (2007)
Eocene-Oligocene beds, Wadi Hitan area, Fayum Depression, north Egypt (2006, 2011-2014)
Santonian Mattulah and Sudr frormations, Abu Zenima area, West-central Sinai, north east Egypt (1999-2002)
Member and leader of numerous field trips in support of course work and research in Sinai, Eastern Desert, and Western Desert of Egypt
Erik Seiffert, Ph.D. Department of Anatomical Sciences Health Sciences Center Stony Brook University Stony Brook, New York, 11794-8081, U.S.A. Tel: 631.444.6945 Fax: 631.444.3947 e-mail: email@example.com
Kora MA, Ph.D., Professor of Stratigraphy & Palaeontology, Faculty of Science, Mansoura University Geology Department, Faculty of Sciences Mansoura Egypt. Tel: +2 050 2212072 Fax: +2-050-2246781 e-mail: Kora@mans.edu.eg
Patrick M. O'Connor, Ph.D. Department of Biomedical Sciences 135 Life Sciences Building, Ohio University College of Medicine, Athens, OH 45701 Tel: 740.593.2110 Fax: (740) 597-2778 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Gregg F. Gunnell, Ph.D., The director of the Division of Fossil Primates, Duke University 1013 Broad Street Durham, North Carolina, 27705, U.S.A. Tel: 919.416.8420 ex. 27 Fax: 919.416.8584 e-mail: email@example.com