Dr. Mohammad Moustafa El-Fouly : Professor of Plant Physiology and Nutrition. Born 1939 - Bachelor of Agriculture, Alexandria Univ. 1959. Dr. Agr. TU Munich 1963. Studied Philosophy and Psychology (4 semesters) and Natural Resources in Africa. Cairo Univ. (4 semesters 1973-1975).
Researcher at Saar Univ., and the research station Limburgerhof BASF, Germany . Researcher at the National Research Center (NRC) (10/66), Professor (5/1977), Chairman of the Department of Botany (1995) and head of the Agricultural and Biological Research Division and member of the board of directors (1997). Part time expert (1974-1975), ALECSO League of Arab States. Attended about thirty training courses in technical, managerial and development subjects. Over 250 original research and 42 Reviews & State of the Art publications. Scientific editor of proceedings of 23 international and local conferences.
Supervised 22 M.Sc. and 29 ph.D thesis. One patent. Established at the NRC a Center of Excellence in Research on micro nutrients in soil and plants, industrial unit for the development of foliar micronutrient fertilizers, and a station for large scale - outdoor production of micro algae. Received numerous scientific awards and appreciation certificates and mentioned in several encyclopedias. Holds the State Scientific Appreciation Award in Agriculture (2006)
Received numerous grants and fellowships Including A. von Humboldt Foundation.