Youhansen Y. Eid
After receiving her B.Sc. in Architectural Engineering, from Ain Shams University (ASU), Dr. Youhansen Eid received her M. Arch. (1986), and her Ph.D. in Urban Planning from the University of Southern California (1992). Since then, she has worked at the Faculty of Engineering ASU, where she has taught several courses in planning theory and practice. She has also been appointed as a Visiting Professor at the American University in Cairo (AUC), the British University in Egypt (BUE) and Misr International University (MIU). In addition she has participated in curriculum development, quality assurance, and educational reform. In 2009 she became a trainer for strategic planning in higher educational institutes. She held the positions of head of the department of Urban Planning (2007-2009), Vice-Dean at the Faculty of Engineering (2009-2011) and head of the board of admission and examination for the joint M.Sc. program Integrated Urbanism and Sustainable Design (ASU and Stuttgart University). Currently she is the head of the National Authority for Quality Assurance and Accreditation of Education in Egypt. Her research interests include the impact of socio-political and technological changes on urban form, planning theory, strategic planning, sustainability and quality assurance in education.
Prof. Eid conducted a private architectural and planning practice and held planning consulting positions in some agencies in Egypt including GAEB and GOPP.