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International Conference Publications

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1- Fahmy M., Sharples s., and El-Kady A., (2008a). Extensive review for urban climatology: definitions, aspects and scales. Proceedings of ICCAE-7 Conference, MTC, Cairo, 27-29 May. 



2- Fahmy M. and Sharples S. (2008b). The need for an urban climatology applied design model. The online newsletter of the international association of urban climatology, IAUC(28). 


http://www. urban-climate. org/IAUC028.Pdf 

3- Fahmy M. and Sharples S. (2008c). Passive design for urban thermal comfort: a comparison between different urban forms in Cairo, Egypt. PLEA 2008 – 25th Conference on Passive and Low Energy Design. University Collage of Dublin, Dublin, 22nd to 24th October 2008. 


http://plea- arch.org/ARCHIVE/2008/content/papers/poster/PLEA_FinalPaper_ref_307.pdf 

4- Fahmy, M., and Sharples, S. (2009b). Once upon a climate: arid urban utopia of passive cooling and the diversity of sustainable forms. SUE-MoT2009 Second International Conference on Whole Life Urban Sustainability and its Assessment. Loughborough University April 22-24. 



5- Fahmy M., Sharples S. and Eltrapolsi A. (2009). Dual Stage simulations to study foliage microclimatic thermal effects on comfort levels in residential building, Cairo, Egypt. 11th International Building Performance Simulation Association Conference. University of Strathclyde, Glasgow July 27-30. 




6- Fahmy, M., Hathway, A., Pattachini, L (2011). Environmental thermal impact assessment of regenerated urban form in Sheffield, UK. World Renewable Energy Congress, WREC2011, Linköping, Sweden during May 8-13, 2011. 


7- Akmal, T., Fahmy, M (2011). Rice-straw based cement brick thermal performance analysis in Cairo, Egypt. World Renewable Energy Congress, WREC2011, Linköping, Sweden during May 8-13, 2011. http://www.ep.liu.se/ecp/057/vol8/046/ecp57vol8_046.pdf 

8- Elwan A., Peng C., and Fahmy M. (2011). Towards a unifying visualization modelling platform for supporting climate change conscious urban neighbourhood design. World Renewable Energy Congress, WREC2011, Linköping, Sweden during May 8-13. 



9- Fahmy M. (2012). Numerical assessment for urban developments on a climate change basis; A case study in New Cairo, Egypt. 2nd International Conference on quality of life, Modern University for Technology & Information, 18-19 March 2012, Cairo, Egypt. 



10- Fahmy M., Mokhtar H., Gira A., (2012). Adaptive urban form design on a climate change basis: A case study in Nubia, Egypt. ICUC8 – 8th International Conference on Urban Climates, University Collage of Dublin, Ireland 6-10th August. 



11- Fahmy M., (2012). Climate Change Adaptation for Mid-latitude Urban Developments. PLEA2012 – 28th Conference, Opportunities, Limits & Needs Towards an environmentally responsible Lima, Perú-Lima 7-9 November. 



12- M.M. Mahdy, M. Nikolopoulou and Fahmy, M., (2013). Climate Change scenarios effects on residential buildings shading strategies in Egypt. Proceedings of the 1st IBPSA-Egypt Conference, Cairo, 23-24 June. 



13- Fahmy, M., M.M. Mahdy, and M. Nikolopoulou (2014). Prediction of future energy consumption reduction using GRC envelope optimization for residential buildings in Egypt. Energy and Buildings. 70(0): p. 186-193. 



14- Fahmy M. and Elwy I. (2016). Visual and Thermal Comfort Optimization for Arid Urban Spaces using Parametric Techniques on the Scale of Compactness Degree. PLEA 2016 Proceedings – 36th International Conference on Passive and Low Energy. Cities, Buildings, People: Towards Regenerative Environments. 18-20 Jul 2016, Los Angeles. 



15- Mahdy, M., Fahmy, M., Barakat, M., Abdelalim, M., (2017). Assessing the thermal performance of envelope parts under climate change scenarios: Residential case studies in Egypt. 2nd International Conference on Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineering (ICSREE), IEEE, Hiroshima, Japan, 10-12th of May. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7951508/ 

16- Fahmy M., Ibrahim Y., and Mokhtar H., (2017). Optimization of Neighborhood Green Rating for Existing Urban Forms in Cairo, Egypt. PLEA 2017 Proceedings. Passive Low Energy: Design to Thrive (PLEA 2017), 3-5th of Jul, Edinburgh, Scotland . https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=55972043400 

17- Mahmoud S., Zayed T., and Fahmy M., (2017). Development of Generic Energy Efficiency Category: An Accreditation Comparison of Different Green Rating Systems for a Case Study in Canada. PLEA 2017 Proceedings. Passive Low Energy: Design to Thrive (PLEA 2017), 3-5th of Jul, Edinburgh, Scotland. https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=55972043400. 

18- Morsy, M., Fahmy, M., Abd-Elshakour, H., and Belal, A., (2017). Effect of Thermal Insulation on Building Thermal Comfort and Energy Consumption in Egypt. ICaTAS 2017 Proceedings. International Conference on Advanced Technology and Applied Science, 12-14th of September, Alexandria, Egypt.