Coordinateur national | Egypte | Bibliotheca Alexandrina et Erasmus
Yasser ELSHAYEB. Erasmus and Director of Embassies of Knowledge Bibliotheca Alexandrina. His interest in Multidisciplinary subjects led him to study Artificial Intelligence, Risk Assessment, Geotechnical Engineering, and many others. He has developed his background of Mining Engineering into Archaeology, while his PhD allowed him to define new tools for human / machine interactions and its application in Underground structures, including some of the tombs of ancient Egypt. In Egypt, starting 2002, he has started a career of management of Education and Research, where he directed a lot of programs aiming at enhancing research and Higher Education in Egypt, in relation with the EU and many EU member states. During that period, he continued to practice and manage research in various fields: Landslide Research and Risk Assessment, Data Mining Applications for Knowledge Discovery, and applications of Computer Simulation for Mining Engineering. In 2012, he joined the prestigious Bibliotheca Alexandrina, as the Director of the Center of Documentation of Cultural and Natural Heritage, where he enjoys a unique combination of Management, ICT technology, research for Development, Archaeology, and Heritage Research. Moving to another challenge, in May 2014, he was appointed as the Director of the Embassies of Knowledge Initiative within the BA, where he will be working on creating “embassies” for the Bibliotheca Alexandrina all over Egypt, and especially in Higher Education Institutions.