Dr.-Ing. Ayman Elnaas
Dr.-Ing. Ayman Elnaas received his doctoral degree in Solid Waste Management at the University of Rostock, Germany. At CDM Smith, he works as a project engineer in the International Division, where he focuses on Strategies and Feasibility Studies for Waste Management system including solid waste characterisation and needs assessment analysis and Municipal solid waste treatment (Mechanical-biological treatment, Bio-drying, composting and RDF production).
Ayman Elnaas has already been involved in various projects in many developing countries in North Africa and Middle East as well as in Eastern Europe, including a mechanical biological treatment demonstration pilot project in Tunisia to produce alternative fuel (RDF) and the implementation of the National Solid Waste Management Program in two Governorates in Egypt. At CDM Smith, Ayman Elnaas applies his experience primarily to solid waste management projects in North Africa and Middle East.
Which one of CDM Smith’s core values (excellence, initiative, shared commitment, integrity, and teamwork) do you identify with most and why? Teamwork and shared commitment allow us to work in a collaborative environment where we support each other and work together to achieve our goals.
How do you deal with the daily high demands of our customers? I am willing to do what it takes to do the job right and pay attention to details.
What’s something you enjoy doing on your day off? Spending time outdoors with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery.
How can your work style be described? I would describe my work style as flexible and adaptable. I’m able to work independently but also can work in a more team-oriented structure. I can also react to unexpected challenges and changes and stay focused and effective.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing. - Dale Carnegie
He was awarded the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) prize for his outstanding achievements in his studies.