Education

·      Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering (Mechanical Design and Production), Cairo University, 2001, Thesis title: "Shape Optimization of NURBS Modeled Elements Using Hybrid Genetic Algorithm", Thesis advisors: Prof. Dr. Sayed M Metwalli, Dr. Ashraf O. Nassef.

·      M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering (Mechanical Design and Production), Cairo University, 1997,  Thesis title: "Computer Aided Design and Optimization of Disc Brakes", Thesis advisors: Prof. Dr. Sayed M Metwalli, Dr. Usama M. Abdel-Aal.

·      B. Sc. (Distinction with Honor), Mechanical Engineering, Cairo University, 1992. Cairo University, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Mechanical Design & Production.

·      Pre-Master courses in the Department of Machine Design and Production. Grade: V. Good. Top of the Post Graduate Class.

·      College De La Salle- Daher, Cairo, Egypt. French school in Egypt. Secondary French Baccalaureate, (Experimental science.) Overall average: 86% Graduated top five percent all over the country.

·      College Des Frères- Bab-el-louk, Cairo, Egypt. French school in Egypt. KG, Primary and Preparatory School.

Professional Experience

·      Visiting Assistant Professor of Mechanical Design and CAD, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The American University in Cairo (AUC), 2003-Present.

·      Committee Member. Committee for studying the situation of manufacturing of buses and its spare parts in Egypt, with the cooperation of the Cairo University, Ain-Shams University, Organization for Public Transportation in Cairo, and the National Organization for Manufacturing, 2003.

·      Supervisor, Machine Design Lab., Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, 2001 to 2003.

·      Technical paper reviewer, ASME International, Design Engineering Technical Conference, 2002 - present.

·      Technical patent reviewer, Academy of Science and Technology, Egypt, 2002.

·      Assistant Professor,  Mechanical Design and Production Dept. Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, 2001 - 2003.

·      Associate Lecturer of Machine Design and Drawing, CAD, Mechanical Design and Production Dept. Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, 1997 to 2001.

·      Teaching Assistant of Machine Design and Drawing, CAD, Mechanical Design and Production Dept. Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, 1992 to 1997.

·      Research Associate, Project of Maintenance and Spare Part Fabrication Center in Support of the Egyptian Industry. Project ID: 202007, 1997 to 2001.

·      Teaching Assistant, Engineering Department, Mechanical Engineering Unit, The American University in Cairo (AUC), 1996.

·      Part-Time  Design Engineer, (AMI) Al-Mohandes International Co, 1997 to 1998.

·      Part-Time Maintenance Visiting Engineer in the field of preventive maintenance and conditional monitoring in several factories in Egypt, 1996.

·      Part-Time Mechanical Design Engineer at PANTECH Design Office, 1992 to 1994.

 Memberships, Honors, and Awards

·      Member of the Egyptian Syndicate of Engineers (Mechanical Department)

·      Faculty Highest Honor (B.Sc. Distinction with Honor Degree, 1992) 

·      Member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineering 

·      Who’s Who in America in Science and Engineering 1998-1999 (4th Edition) 

·      Who’s Who in The World 2001 (18th Edition)

·      Best Paper Award, Design Engineering Technical Conf., Division of Computers in Engineering, American Society of Mechanical Engineering, (ASME) , Las-Vegas, Nevada, USA, Sept, 13-16, 1999

·      Student Travel Award, Design Engineering Technical Conf., American Society of Mechanical Engineering, (ASME), Las-Vegas, Nevada, USA, Sept, 13-16, 1999

·      CAPSCU Annual Prize  for "Distinction in Post-Graduate Studies",  Center for Advancement of Post-Graduate Studies and Research in Engineering Sciences (CAPSCU), Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, 2001

·      Selected for publication in the 6th Edition of Who’s Who in America Education. Selected for 2003. 6th Edition