Instructor Biography

Farouk El-Shamy

Background and Experience

Dr. El-Shamy

Dr. El-Shamy graduated from the University of Alexandria, Egypt with a Masters Degree in Oceanography, obtained a scholarship from Ford Foundation, attended the University of Wisconsin - Madison and graduated in Oceanography and Limnology.

He has worked in the environmental consulting industry working on issues related to nuclear power plants, acid mine drainage, hydroelectric projects, filling and dredging, and fisheries management. In 1991, Dr. El-Shamy joined Pasco County as the Environmental Manager and in 1999, Dr. El-Shamy was assigned to the new Industrial Wastewater Pretreatment Program.

Courses Taught
FOG: Fats, Oils, and Grease
Hazardous Materials - Basic Need-to-Know for Water and Wastewater Operators
Hazardous Materials Effects to Human Health
Toxic & Hazardous Material Handling Procedures