Dr. Youssef has more than 15 years of teaching and research at Sohag University, 10 years of consultation of geological hazards and geological engineering at Saudi Geological Survey. He is specialized in geological hazards/geological engineering and GIS/Remote sensing application in natural hazard and environmental problems. Dr. Youssef has B.S. and MS. in geology from South Valley University (Sohag Branch), Egypt in 1992 and 1998, respectively. He also got a second MS. in Civil Engineering (Geotechnical Engineering) and a Ph.D. Geological Engineering from University of Missouri-Rolla (Currently Missouri University of Science and Technology), USA, in 2004.
Dr. Youssef received the "Best Researcher Award" in Egypt, 2018 in the subject of Geosciences from Egyptian Knowledge Bank and Clarivate Analytics. The ceremony was held at the Ministry of Education and Technical Education on Thursday, 8/11/2018, to recognize the outstanding Egyptian researchers.
Dr. Youssef has been selected in science-wide author databases of standardized citation indicators (NO. 45070- Table-S7-singleyr-2019.xlsx)(https://data.mendeley.com/datasets/btchxktzyw/2).