Education Ph.D. in Electrical and Communication Engineering, Case Western University, U.S.A. March 1983. M.Sc. in Communication Engineering, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt, June 1980. (M.Sc. Research Studies at the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications (ENST), Paris, France) B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Cairo University, Giza Egypt, July 1977. “Distinction with Honor Degree”.
Positions Held Chief of Conferences and Publications Department, International Telecommunication Union (ITU/UN), Geneva Switzerland (2013-2018). Deputy to the Minister of Communications and Information Technology for International Cooperation (since 2008). Director, National Telecommunication Institute Ministry of CIT, Egypt (2001 2011). Professor, Electrical and Communication Engineering Dept. Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Egypt (since 1995). Board Member of the National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority, Egypt (since 2002). Former Cultural Counselor and Director of the Educational Bureau, Egyptian Embassy in CANADA (1998 2001). Vice-Chairman of TDAG (Telecommunication Development Advisory Group), International Telecommunication Union (ITU), (2006 2014). Vice-Chairman of the Arab Organization for Information and Communication Technology (Arab league), (2006 2010).
Honors First Degree Medal of Excellence awarded from the President of Egypt 1995. Egyptian State Award in Engineering Science 1987. Listed in the “National Encyclopedia of the Outstanding Personalities.” State Information Service 1992. Patent Right from the United States in 1986. Appreciation Award from Faculty of Engineering – Cairo University 2002. Appreciation Award and Armor from the Egyptian Communication Engineers Scientific Society 2009. Appreciation Award from the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) 2009.
Societies and Public Services Chairman of the Telecommunication and Information Technology Research Council, the Egyptian Academy of Scientific Research and Technology. Board Member, International Academy for Engineering and Mass Media Science. Board Member, the Egyptian Communication Engineers Scientific Society. Senior member IEEE. Founding member, Egyptian Internet Society.
Scientific Activities Supervised more than 30 Ph.D. and M.Sc. thesis in the field of Communications, Networks and Information Technology. Published more than 95 scientific research papers in periodicals and International, Regional and local Conferences. Edited and co-authored 17 books in Communications and Information Technology fields.