Policy Academy Visit
Ashraf Mohamed El-Shihy
B.Sc. (1977) Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University,
M.Sc. (1981) Joint degree Southampton and ZU University, Egypt,
Ph.D. (1986) Southampton University, England.
* President of Egyptian Chinese University (Current).
* Former Minister of Higher Education & Scientific Research, Egypt (September 2015 – February 2017).
* President of Zagazig University (2013- 2017).
* Vice President for Postgraduate Studies and Research, Zagazig University, (2010- 2013).
* Dean, Faculty of Engineering, Zagazig University (2005- 2010).
* Vice Dean for Community Service and Environmental Development Affairs, Faculty of Engineering, Zagazig University (1999- 2005).
* Director of consultancy Design Office, faculty of Engineering (1997-1999).
* Prof., Faculty of Engineering, Zagazig University (1995).
*Heading the team that is responsible for laying out Egypt’s strategic plans for sustainable development in the field of Higher Education & Scientific Research to the year 2030.
* Refereeing at the High committee of promoting professors in Structural & Construction Engineering for 20 years.
*Refereeing at the High Committee of promoting professors in Structural & Construction Engineering in some Arabic countries for 20 years.
*Supervision of a total number of 52 Ph.D. and M.Sc. Theses.
*Examination of over100 Ph.D. and M.Sc. candidates in different Egyptian & Arabic universities.
*Over 100 published papers in a number of international journals & conferences in the field of (Composite Steel, Concrete structures, Finite Element Modeling of Structures, Soil-Structure Interaction, Repair and Strengthening of Structures, Bearing Walls and Reinforced Masonry Structures and Earthquake Analysis and Design).
*Four reference books (1-Structural Analysis 2-Structural Mechanics 3-Solved Problems in Structures 4-Computer Aided Structural Analysis and Design.
*Structural Engineer in a number of international firms and design offices (American& British), in addition to, a number of Egyptian firms.
* Member of over 10 scientific societies in the field of Structural Engineering.
*Over 40 years of experience in the field of Higher Education, Researches, Educational Planning, Strategy and Structural Engineering.
*Head of STC (The Scientific Bureau of Education, Science & Technology in Africa.
*Head of ADEA (Association for the development of education in Africa).
Mohamed E. Khalifa is professor of Mathematics at ASU. He is the vice president of the Egyptian Chinese University (ECU). Previously, Prof. Khalifa was the Dean of FCIS at ASU for more than 6 years, Dean of the Future Academy and the Information Technology Consultant of the president of Benha University for 4 years during the establishment of FCIS at Benha University. He got his Ph.D. in Mathematical Modeling & simulation from Azerbaijan, U.S.S.R, 1980. He has +34 years of experience in local and international educational management, research, teaching, training and developing e-learning courses. Prof. Khalifa had been in a scientific mission for two years to Courant Institute of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, New York, and then a visiting Professor to New York University – Queens College for another 6 years. He had major contributions in the field of justice to resolve many of legal cases related to the Information Technology issues. Prof. Khalifa has +45 international publications, in addition to +140 awarded projects at ITIDA. His research interests include Bioinformatics, Image Processing, Tracking and Trajectories, Data Security, and Big Data Privacy and Publishing.
Reda Amin El Barkouky is Ameritus professor – Physics and Math. Department – Faculty of Engineering at Ain Shams University. He is the Vice President of the Egyptian Chinese University (ECU). He got his ph.D in Mathematics from USSR 1978. He has more than 35 years in teaching different undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Prof. Barkouky has published more than 12 papers in national and international journals and conferences. He is also supervisor and examiner examiner for many M.Sc. and Ph.D. Theses in the field of Engineering Mathematics and pure Mathematics at Faculties of Engineering and science at different Egyptian Universities.