Sonia El-Serafy was graduated in 1985 from the Faculty of Engineering, Ain Sham University, Cairo, Egypt with distinction and was ranked first among 600 students. She has completed her PhD from TU-Braunschweig, Germany under the supervion of Professor F├╝hrboter. She is a professor of Coastal Engineering and the Head of Irrigation and Hydraulics Department, Ain Shams University. She has published over 50 papers in international journals. She is the director of a reputable office for translation and editing. She translated over 30,000 pages and modified 50,000 pages for post-graduate to arab countries students in different Engineering branches