Late Prof. Dr. Ezzat Abdel Shafi


On  October 9th, 1948, Ezzat Abdel Shafi was born in Dbej, Deyerb Negm, Sharkiya Governorate.

Academic and professional history:

B.Sc. (Geology) Ain ​​Shams University, 1969

M.Sc. (Geology) Al-Azhar Universoty, 1977

Ph.D. (Geology ) Zagazig University, 1981

Professor of Geology Faculty of Science at the University of Zagazig 31/7/1991-

Head of the Department of Geology, Faculty of Science, Zagazig University from 01/10/1994 until 09/30/2000 and from 07/12/2003 until 6-12-2006.

Professor Emeritus on 9/10/2009.

A member of the Scientific Committee of Geology and Geophysics from 2001 to his death.  

He served as an advisor to the Regional Centre for Research on East Delta Academy of Scientific Research Affairs for mines and quarries since 2003 until his death.

He authored and co-authored around 75 research article, mostly published in Egypt, U.K., Austria, Poland, Iraq and Jordan.

Supervised 52 M.Sc. and Ph.D. theses

Prof. Ezzat examined the scientific production of a large number of faculty members for promotion to assistant professors and professors in many Egyptian Universities.

Has consulted numerous quarries sectors in the Sharkiya and Suez provinces, construction materials and the environment from 1982-to 1998.

He was a member in the Geological Society of Egypt, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the New York Academy of Sciences, the Sedimentological society of Egypt, and the Egyptian Society of Paleontology.