Abeer Elshater is an associate professor at Ain Shams University. She obtained her BSc in urban design and spatial planning in 1999 from Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt. In 2009, she received her Ph.D. in urban design from the same university.

Since then, she has acted as an assistant professor, then an associate professor, teaching and supervising multidisciplinary topics in the ideology of urban design. She has worked on some international research projects with international universities. In 2011, she joined the program Integrated Urbanism & Sustainable Design—IUSD as a teaching staff and academic adviser of post-graduate students. She has published two books entitled “Urban Design Paradigm” (2015), and “The Unknown Cities” (2016) as well as twenty-one scientific manuscripts in international journals and periodicals. She is a vice-director of Contagious Improvement of Quality Assurance Unit—CIQAU at Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University — ASU.