Name: Mohamed Omran Mohamed Khalifa
Address: Geology Department Faculty of - Science- South Valley University,Qena, Egypt
Date of Birth: 2/3/1965
Home phone: 096-5220609
Mobile: 01069956799




 Ph.D., Geophysics, University of Georgia, United States, 2002.
 M.Sc., Geology, Assiut University, Egypt, 1993.
 Diploma (Mineral exploration), ITC, Delft, The Netherlands, 1989.
 B.Sc., (Excellent with honor) Geology, Assiut University, Egypt, 1986

  Academic positions:
   Lecturer of Geophysics, South Valley University.....Now
 Research Assistant, University of Georgia, USA.....2001/2002
 Assistant lecturer of geology, Assiut University.......1993-1996
 Teaching assistant, South Valley University..............1989-1993

  Main Interests:


  • Geophysical surveying
  • Shallow and deep Seismic exploration

ž    Teaching Geophysics & Geology to undergraduate students.

Training & project management

  • Designing training programs
  • Training graduates, undergraduates, and faculty memberas
  • Management of Higher Education Development Projects



Higher Education Development positions & Experiences
(South Valley Univ.)

  • International Certified Trainer & HRD consultant (International Board of Certified Trainers (IBCT)......2008-Now
  • Manager of ICDL Training & Testing Center 
  • Excutive Director of Information (CIO)                            
  • Supervisor of Communication & Information Center                 
  • Manager of Management Information System project (MIS) .....  2005-2008
  • Member of the National Committee of Higher Education  

      Projects of Egypt, ICTP

  • Member of the Executive Committee of the Egyptian Universities Network, EUN
  •  Member of ôTraining & Technical supportö unit (Quality Assurance Project), SVU

Other Professional  experiences & participations

(University and Community)
  • Peer Reviewer, Fulbright Commission, Cairo (Fulbright Program Selection Process), 2007-2008
  • Contact person for ôStrategizing the international Relations for Egyptian Higher Education Institutionsö project, 2007
  • Proposal writing and needs assessment analysis of MIS project, SVU
  • Evaluator of  technical schools students (patents and discoveries), Qena
  • Organized an orientation workshop at SVU to explain the importance of establishing a Career Development Center, CDC (Invited university and workforce  leaders), 2011
  • Participated in establishing and preparing ICDL training & testing centers at SVU (Qena and Aswan centers), 2004-2005.
  Current teaching courses:
  • Seismic Exploration
  • Introduction to Earthquake Seismology.
  • Geophysical Well Logging
  • Subsurface Geology  
  • General Geology
  • Petroleum Geology