Dr. Mohamed Ismail is a teaching professor at Cairo University and a member in both the statistical studies permanent scientific committee for promoting academic staff and the International Statistical Institute.
Prior to his appointment as chairman, Dr. Ismail served as a consultant to a wide range of organizations and institutions including the Information and Decision Support Center of the Egyptian Cabinet and Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS).
His research interest lie primarily on constructing composite indicators, time series and dynamic modeling in general, with particular emphasis on Bayesian methodology, multiple seasonality, applied econometrics and applications of statistics in the social sciences. Dr. Ismail has authored and published over 60 papers and technical reports on these topics, organized sessions and talked in several scientific conferences, parallel to teaching more than 20 tutorials and short courses.
Dr. Ismail earned his PhD in Statistics in 1994 from Wales University, UK, a master and bachelor degrees in Statistics from Cairo University.