Prof. Mohamed EI Bahay Issawi Mohamed Issawi, born inTanta - Egypt on August 23rd, 1934. 

Consulting Geologist, Cairo - Egypt.

- B. Sc. Geology and Chemistry, 1955 - Cairo University.
- M. Sc. Geology (Stratigraphy and Structures), 1964 - Cairo University.
- Ph. D. Geology (Stratigraphy and Structures), 1968 - Cairo University.
 
 
- Field Geologist since graduation mainly in sedimentary areas, in Egypt and outside (Norway, USA, Libya) interest mainly in Stratigraphy, Structural Geology, Mapping, Microscopic Studies and Sedimentology.
- Research Fellow in Olso University (May 1969 - September 1970), Norway.
- Visiting Professor in Geology of the Middle East; Southern Methodist University (September 1970 - May 1971), Dallas, Texas, U.S.A.
- Project Manager of Mapping Project in Libya, 1974-1977.
- Director General - Geological Survey of Egypt, 1982 - 1984.
- Under Secretary of State, Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Wealth, Cairo - Egypt. 1984-1994
- State prize in Geology 1973, Cairo, Egypt.
- Art and Science medal 1976, Cairo, Egypt.
- Discovery of Abu Tartur phosphate deposits, west of Kharga Oasis (1961).
- Discovery of new iron ore deposits in Bahariya Oasis area (1963).
- Discovery of Kalabsha Kaolin deposit southwest of Aswan (1968).
- Mapping 70,000 km2, west of Nile at Aswan by using aerial Photographs during 1963, 1964, 1965,1966 and 1967.
- Training of more than 125 geologists; now stationed in the Geological Survey of Egypt, oil business, mining industry and in universities in and outside Egypt.
- Vice President, Geological Society of Africa, 1978 -1986.
- Editor, Annals Geological Survey of Egypt, 1978 -1983.
- Member, Editorial Board, SIENT - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1979 -1982.
- Member, Editorial Board, Jour. of African Earth Sciences, Pergamon Press, Paris, France, 1981 -1983.
- Member, Editorial Board, EPISODES, I.U.G.S. Jour., Ottawa, Canada, 1985 -1989.
- Member, Editorial Board, SAHARA, Milan, Italy, 1989 - 2007.
- Member, Egyptian Geological Soci., Cairo, 1957 - now.
- Visiting Professor. S. M. U. Dalias, Texas, U.S.A. during 1970 -1971. A course on the structure of the Middle east.
- Professor at Ain Shams University Faculty of Art, Geography Dept. during 1978, 1979, 1980. A course on history of the Earth.
- Professor at Menofia Univ., Faculty of Science, Geology Dept., Shebin el Kom, Egypt, during 1980, 1981, 1982. A course on stratigraphy.
- Professor at Aswan Univ., Faculty of Science, Geology Dept., Aswan, Egypt, during 1984 and 1989. A course on stratigraphy.
- Consulting geologist with the Egyptian Antiquity Organization, sharing in many projects dealing with the salvage and restoration of many tombs and temples in Luxor, Aswan and Abu Simbel areas. Also a member in the committees for the planning of the landscape of the Giza pyramids plateau and choosing the geological and prehistoric materials to be exhibited in the new Cultural Museum and also in Nuba Museum, 1985 -1990.
- Member of the High Consultant Committee for the studies of the side effects on the Aswan High Dam during 1984, 1985, 1986.
- Consulting geologist with the water Research Institute working in many projects e.g. subsurface water of Greater Cairo area, underground water potential of south Western Desert of Egypt, studies on the water springs in Sinai, identification of many aquifers in Sinai,1990 - 1995.
- Supervised the geological works on the protection and restoration of Luxor west bank antiquities: EI Deir EI Bahri, Nefertari tomb and the many temples there against earthquakesand flash floods. A study for the Paul Getty Foundation and the Egyptian Antiquities, 1986.
- Protection of the Great Sphinx in Giza against underground water, wind and floods. A study for the Egyptian Antiquities, 1992.
- Supervised the geological studies on the protection of Wadi Watir area - Sinai against flash floods which endanger the main road there and Nuweibei city. A study for Ministry of Development and Housing; 1992.
- Supervised the geological studies on Wadi EI Aat - Sinai to protect Sharm EI Sheikh town through the divertion of the flood course. A study for the Ministry of Tourism; 1993.
- Supervise the geological work on the protection of the Military storage tunnels against earthquake hazard, 1990 -1997.