Aimen Sattar

Thesis title: Modelling water saving behaviours in Egyptian agriculture


Aimen is a PhD candidate at the Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Systems, focusing on modelling the agricultural system in Egypt. He will develop a model to investigate the interaction between water resources, farmer cropping decisions, and government policy. Aimen has an engineering background, having previously completed an MEng in Mechanical Engineering and an MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development, and worked as a subsea design engineer. Before joining the University of Edinburgh, Aimen spent 4 years working in the humanitarian sector, helping to deliver medical projects in Africa and the Middle East.