Prof. Abdel Razik Ahmed Zidan, PhD, is currently a professor of hydraulics and water resources at Mansoura University, Egypt. Dr. Zidan has super¬vised more than 25 MSc and PhD theses in the field of hydraulics, water resources, irrigation, and wetlands. He is a member of the permanent scien¬tific committee of water resources for promotion to the professorship, Egypt; a peer reviewer of more than 25 international journals, and a peer reviewer of national and international projects presented to the Academy of Scientific Research, Egypt, in the field of water resources. Dr. Zidan is member of the editorial board of the Journal of Earth Science and Engineering and Associate Editor-in-Chief of the International Water Technology Journal (IWTJ). He is the chairperson of the scientific committee of the International Water Technology Conferences. Dr. Zidan was an external examiner for PhD theses at Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands, and for M.Sc and PhD theses presented to Egyptian Japanese University of Science and Technology (E-JUST). He is an author of several books, such as Breakwaters Effect on Wave Energy Dissipation and Numerical Modeling of Rivers Using Turbulence Models. He was a visiting professor at Salford University, UK, and Delft University of Technology, and also worked as a consultant engineer at the Dakahlia company for potable water and domestic sewage, Egypt. Prof. Zidan holds BSc and PhD degrees in civil engineering, obtained respectively from Cairo University, Egypt, and Strathclyde University, UK.