Professor Khorshid worked as a former Egyptian minister of higher education and minister of state for scientific research, Vice President of Cairo University (CU) and the British University in Egypt (BUE), Chief Technical Advisor for socioeconomic development Planning Support systems (DPSS) in the United Nations (UNDESA/UNDP), Dean and Vice Dean of the Faculty of Computers and Information of Cairo University. Professor Khorshid is currently professor in Cairo University (CU).
Professor Motaz Khorshid obtained his first PhD in Computer Sciences and Operations Research and the second PhD in Management Sciences from Paris University, France. His M.Sc. was in Industrial Engineering from Cairo University and the B.Sc. in Engineering from Ain Shams University, Egypt.
Professor Khorshid has developed several Social Accounting Matrices (SAM) and Economy-wide Models for a number of the Arab Countries. His research interest is focused on computer aided Modeling and Decision Support Systems (DSS), computer Simulation Methodology, Economy-wide Modeling and Analysis , Management of Higher Education and Scientific Research.
Professor Khorshid has been awarded the “Academic Palm” from the government of France.