Dr. Maha Elbana, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor at Faculty of Agriculture, Beni-Suef University (Egypt) and an Associate Trainer certified by the International Board of Certified Trainers (IBCT) (Netherlands). Before that, for two years, she served as On-Farm Water Management Specialist at the International Centre for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA). She holds a Diploma in Rural Development and Environmental Management (2007) from the CIHEAM-Zaragoza (Spain), a M.Sc. (2008) and a Ph.D. (2011) in water resources and irrigation management from the University of Lerida (Spain). She worked as a Research Staff in Training at the University of Girona (Spain) for two years. She is a reviewer for many ISI Journals and has multiple publications in peer reviewed journals dealing with agricultural irrigation and water management.
Dr. Maha Elbana research interests are On-farm soil and water management; Treated wastewater application in Agriculture; Soil physics.