Mostafa Mohamed SAYED

Raumnummer: 2B484

Mostafa Mohamed Sayed

Research Interests:

  • Eocene benthic and planktonic foraminifera (Systematics, Biostratigraphy, Paleobiogeography and Paleoecology)
  • Eocene nannofossils (Systematics and Biostratigraphy)
  • Eocene ostracods (Systematics, Biostratigraphy, Paleobiogeography and Paleoecology)
  • Paleoclimate and sea level changes
  • Lithostratigraphy

PhD Project:

"Stratigraphy and paleoenvironment of the Eocene successions in Egypt"

Master Title: 

"Foraminiferal study of the Eocene successions at Beni Suef – El Zaafarana District, north Eastern Desert, Egypt"


  • Bachelor of Science in Geology, Faculty of Science, Beni Suef-University, Egypt (2013/ 2014)
  • Pre-requisite examination for M.Sc. Degree in Paleontology and Stratigraphy (2015), Beni-Suef University, Egypt
  • Master of Science in Geology (Stratigraphy and Paleontology) (2019/2020), Faculty of Science, Beni-Suef University, Egypt


  • Demonstrator at Geology Department, Faculty of Science, Beni-Suef University since April, 2014 to July, 2019
  • Assistant lecturer at Geology Department, Faculty of Science, Beni-Suef University since July, 2019 to January, 2022
  • Researcher at Paleontology Lab, Geology Department, Faculty of Science, Beni-Suef University, Beni-Suef, Egypt


The Second prize for Project entitled "Environmental assessment of quarrying at Helwan quarry and its effect on biodiversity", which funded by Heidelberg Cement and Suez Cement Company, 2018.

List of Publications:

Abd El-Gaied, I.M., Salama, Y.F., Saber, S.G., and Sayed, M.M. 2019. Benthic foraminiferal communities of the Eocene platform, north Eastern Desert, Egypt. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 151:121-135.

Salama, Y. F., Sayed, M. M., Saber, S. G., Abd El-Gaied, I. M., 2021. Eocene planktonic foraminifera from the north Eastern Desert, Egypt: Biostratigraphic, paleoenvironmental andsequence stratigraphy implications. Palaeontologia Electronica. 
https:// doi. org/ 10. 26879/ 1088