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International Journal Publications

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1- Fahmy, M., and Sharples, S. (2009). On the development of an urban passive thermal comfort system in Cairo, Egypt. Building and Environment, Elsevier, 44: 1907-1916. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0360132309000158 

2- Fahmy, M., S. Sharples, and M. Yahiya. (2010). LAI based trees selection for mid latitude urban developments: A microclimatic study in Cairo, Egypt. Building and Environment, Elsevier, 45(2): 345- 357. 



3- Sharples S., Fahmy. M. and Hathway A., (2011). The Role of Urban Microclimates in Reducing CO2 from Cities. Journal of Harbin Institute of Technology, New Series, 18 (2); 1-5. http://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.url?authorId=55972043400 

4- Fahmy, M., Sharples S. (2011). Urban form, thermal comfort and building CO2 emissions – a numerical analysis in Cairo. Journal of Building Services Engineering Research and Technology, Sage, (1); 1-12. http://bse.sagepub.com/content/32/1/73.short 

5- 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, Elsevier. 70(0): p. 186-193. 



6- El-Bardisy, W., Fahmy, M., and El-Gohary, G., (2016). Climatic Sensitive Landscape Design: Towards a Better Microclimate through Plantation in Public Schools, Cairo, Egypt. Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences, Elsevier. 216: p. 206-216. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877042815062096 

7- Fahmy, M., El-Hady, H., and Mahdy, M., (2016). LAI and Albedo Measurements Based Methodology for Numerical Simulation of Urban Tree’s Microclimate: A Case Study in Egypt. International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, 7(9): p. 790-797. 



8- Fahmy, M., Mohamed M. Mahdy, and Marwa F. Abdelalim (2017). A Proposed Methodology for Planning a Sustainable Village at Mid Sinai Arid Climatic Zone, Egypt. Proceedings of the 9th ICCAE-9 Conference, Cairo, 29-31 May. http://www.ijesd.org/vol8/1061-KA061.pdf. 

9- Radhi, H., Sharples, S., Taleb, H., and Fahmy, M., (2017). Will cool roofs improve the thermal performance of our built environment? A study assessing roof systems in Bahrain. Energy and Buildings, Elsevier. 135: p. 324-337. 



10- Fahmy, M., El-Hady, H., Mahdy, M., and Abdelalim, M, (2017). On the green adaptation of urban developments in Egypt; predicting community future energy efficiency using coupled outdoor-indoor simulations. Energy and Buildings, Elsevier. 153: p. 241-261. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378778817308514 

11- Abdelalim, M and Fahmy, M., (2017). On the alliance of urban economic management in heritage zones: case study Rosetta houses. International Journal of Applied Engineering Research. 12(21): p. 11261-11267. http://www.ripublication.com/ijaer17/ijaerv12n21_104.pdf 


12- Fahmy, M., Mahdy, M., El-Hady, H., Yasser, I., and Abdelalim, M, (2017). Simulating the carbon foot print reduction of an arid urban form applying canopy layer green coverage under climate change scenarios. International Journal of Applied Engineering Research. 12(22): p. 12906-12913. 


13- Fahmy, M., Ibrahim, Y., Hanafi, E., Barakat, M. (2018). Would LEED-UHI greenery and high albedo strategies mitigate climate change at neighborhood scale in Cairo, Egypt? Building Simulation Journal, Springer. Volume 11, Issue 6, pp 1273–1288. 



14- Fahmy, M., Mahdy. M., Rizk, H., and Abdelalim, M, (2018). Estimating the future energy efficiency and CO2 emissions of passive country housing applying domestic biogas reactor: A case study in Egypt. Ain Shams Engineering Journal, Elsevier. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2090447917301004 

15- Elwy, I., Ibrahim, Y., Fahmy, M., Mahdy, M. (2018). Outdoor microclimatic validation for hybrid simulation workflow in hot arid climates against ENVI-met and field measurements. Energy Procedia Journal, Elsevier. Volume 153, Pages 29-34. 



16- Mahmoud, S., Zayed, T., Fahmy, M. (2019). Development of sustainability assessment tool for existing buildings. Sustainable Cities and Society. Volume 44, January 2019, Pages 99-119. 



17- Fahmy, M., Mahmoud, S., Abdelalim, M., Mahdy, M. (2019). Generic Energy Efficiency Assessment for heritage buildings; Wekalat El-Ghouri as a case study, Cairo, Egypt. Energy Procedia Journal, Elsevier. Volume 156, January 2019, Pages 166-171. 



18- Fahmy, M., Kamel, H., Mokhtar, H., Gemiee A., Elwy, I., Ibrahim, Y., Abdelalim, M. (2019). On the development and optimization of an Urban Design Comfort Model (UDCM) on a passive solar basis at mid-latitude sites. Climate Journal, MPDI, 7(1), Pages 1-28. 



19- Mahmoud, S., Fahmy, M., et al. (2020). “Comparative energy performance simulation for passive and conventional design: A case study in Cairo, Egypt.”, Energy Reports, Elsevier, 6(1), Pages 699-704. 



20- Fahmy, M., et al. (2020). “Influence of urban canopy green coverage and future climate change scenarios on energy consumption of new sub-urban residential developments using coupled simulation techniques: A case study in Alexandria, Egypt.” Energy Reports, Elsevier, 6(1), Pages 638-645. 



21- Fahmy, M., et al. (2020). “A Review and Insights for Eleven Years of Urban Microclimate Research Towards a New Egyptian ERA of Low Carbon, Comfortable and Energy-Efficient Housing Typologies”. Atmposphere Journal, MPDI, 11(3), Pages 236-267.