Honors and Awards
- 2011: Elected President of ISOSS (The Islamic Countries Society of Statistical Sciences)
- 2010: First recipient of the Distinguished University Professor title, The American University in Cairo
- 2010: Received the President’s Distinguished Service Award, The American University in Cairo ( See a picture).
- 2009: Elected Editor-in-Chief of the International Statistical Review, the flagship journal of the International Statistical Institute
- 2007: Received the Excellence in Research and Creative Endeavor Award, The American University in Cairo
(See some pictures).
- 2001: The paper "Some Applications of Functional Networks in Statistics and Engineering" has been selected the "2001 Technometrics Invited Paper" and presented at the 2001 Joint Annual Meetings of five statistical societies.
- 2000: Who's Who Among America's Teachers.
- 1998: Named the Stephen H. Weiss Award, Cornell University (See pictures and article).
- 1998: Elected Member of the International Statistical Institute.
- 1997: Elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association.
- 1997: Schering-Plough Award for Exemplary Teaching, School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University (See a picture).
- 1993: Outstanding Educator Award for having most influenced a Merrill Presidential Scholar, Cornell University (See a picture).
- 1992: One of two university-wide faculty who received the Amoco Foundation Faculty Award in recognition of demonstrated superior teaching skills over a period of several years, Cornell University.
- 1991: Elected as an honorary member of the Golden Key National Honors Society in recognition of dedication and commitment to teaching.
- 1984: Herman E. Krooss Award: Given to Ph.D. graduate who has completed the course of studies with distinction and has presented an outstanding doctoral dissertation.
- 1983: The Institute of Management Sciences, Metropolitan New York Chapter's Outstanding Achievements Award.
- 1972: Dr. Bakr Hussein's Statistics Cup, Ain Shams University (See pictures).