Omaima Maamoun Ahmed was borne in Ismailia, Egypt on September 3rd, 1975. She graduated from Suez Canal University at Ismailia with a bachelor of veterinary medicine in June1997. She completed her master degree of science in food microbiology in University of Tennessee at Knoxville, USA, in 2002, and she remained at University of Tennessee to complete her Ph.D. in 2009. After receiving her education, she worked as the head of bacteriology department in head of the bacteriological department and quality manager of the national lab for quality control for poultry production at Animal Health Research Institute, Ismailia, Egypt in 2010. She worked on establish the HACCP program in Egyptian poultry slaughter houses. In January, 2012 until now was hired as a lecturer of food microbiology in the department of Fish processing and Technology in Suez University at suez in Egypt.
Her research interest includes Food microbiology, food safety and hygiene, and food poisoning.