Zewail City of Science and Technology hosted a meeting on 20 March, with a number of heads, deputy heads, deans and representatives of various public and private Egyptian universities to discuss potential scientific collaboration.
In an unprecedented step, Zewail City of Science and Technology opened its doors to dozens of high schools students from Cairo, Giza and Dakahlia Governorates.
Dr. Sherif Sedky, The University of Science and Technology's Founding Provost, will meet with a delegation from the American University in Cairo (AUC), headed by AUC President Dr. Lisa Anderson, on Sunday, 10 March 2013. During the meeting, the two parties will discuss possible areas of collaborations between the two entities in the near future.
The University of Science and Technology at Zewail City is pleased to announce it is now accepting admission requests for high school graduates (Thanaweya Amma, Thanaweya Azharia, and foreign diplomas) with a score of at least 90 percent or the equivalent.
The University of Science and Technology has signed a cooperation agreement with the School of Continuing Education (SCE) at the American University in Cairo (AUC).
In light of Zewail City’s eagerness to communicate and collaborate with all Egyptian universities and research organizations in its bid to establish a scientific research base, Dr. Nagwa El-Badri, head of the Biomedical Science Department at The University of Science and Technology, will be the keynote speaker for the plenary session of the first annual conference by the Arabic Foundation for Molecular Genetics and Stem Cell Technology entitled “The International Conference of Stem Cell Applications and Human Genome”. The conference is scheduled to be held on 20-21 February at the Nile Tower Hotel (formerly Grand Hyatt Cairo)
In light of the issuance of Law No. 161 for Zewail City of Science and Technology on 20 December 2012, The University of Science and Technology is pleased to announce that its admissions process will begin on Sunday, 3 March 2013 for high school graduates (Thanaweya Amma, Thanaweya Azharia, and foreign diplomas). This year, three hundred students will be admitted to the university.
As part of its goal towards the establishment of a scientific research base in Egypt, Zewail City of Science and Technology has managed to successfully procure the most exclusive, state-of-the-art technologies available in the Middle East.
Zewail City of Science and Technology is proud that Dr. Shaaban Khalil, director of the City’s Center for Theoretical Physics (CTP), will be honored by the Misr El Kheir Foundation’s Scientific Publication Award. The award is in recognition of his leading scientific contributions in the field of theoretical physics
Dr. Bahaa Saleh, the dean of the College of Optics and Photonics (CREOL) at the University of Central Florida, gave a talk on 3 January 2013 at the Center for Photonics and Smart Materials (CPSM) titled "Future of Photonics". Dr. Saleh also sat with Dr. Salah Obayya, the director of the Center for Photonics and Smart Materials, to discuss future research collaboration between the CPSM and CREOL.
Dr. Sameh Ali, director of Zewail City’s Center for Aging and Associated Diseases (CAAD), has been invited to participate in Bioblast 2012 - Conference on Mitochondrial Competence, which will be held from 10-12 December in Innsbruck, Austria. During the conference, Ali will present his latest research, as well as the progress made by Zewail City in establishing the CAAD. Ali has also been invited to join the Bioblast International Scientific Committee.
Zewail City of Science and Technology--Egypt's National Project for Scientific Renaissance--announces that Lawyer Ragai Attia has been entrusted with all legal measures and actions needed to proceed with the Project’s completion. This Project was adopted and approved by the Egyptian legal system and was donated to by the great people of Egypt with the aim of advancing Egypt's national interest, and therefore, Attia will be confronting and resolving any constraints that may arise and will be taking all means deemed necessary to push this National Project forward along the path of renaissance
Zewail City is pleased to announce that Dr. William Phillips, the 1997 Nobel Prize Laureate in Physics, has joined Zewail City's International Supreme Advisory Board. Phillips was a co-winner of the Nobel Prize in the field of atomic physics for the "development of new methods to cool and trap atoms with laser light".
Egyptian teenager shines at ESOF 2012 Dublin
A number of sessions were held at the European Science Open Forum (ESOF2012) on Thursday, 12 July 2012, at the Convention Centre in Dublin. One of the most interesting sessions was the Invention Convention, where creative young minds pitched their innovations in three minutes or less to a panel of distinguished judges.
Dr. Ali Abdou will be joining Zewail City as associate professor at The university of Science and Technology starting February 2013. He specializes in the fields of plasma physics and nanofabrication. Abdou will help develop the course material for the subjects of materials science and nanotechnology engineering at the university.