Recent News

Zewail City Appoints Director of Photonics and Smart Materials

Zewail City is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Salah Obayya as Director of the Center for Photonics and Smart Materials hosted by the Institute for Energy, Environment and Space (IEES). His appointment begins 1 August, 2012.

Zewail City and Banque Misr Establish Economics Center and Scholarship Fund

Zewail City of Science and Technology and Banque Misr have partnered to establish the Talaat Harb Center for Economics and Global Affairs at Zewail City and to establish a scholarship fund for The University of Science and Technology students.

Zewail City Launches Genome Initiative at Helmy Institute for Medical Sciences

Zewail City is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Sherif El-Khamisy from the University of Sussex, UK to head the Genome Unit for Medical Sciences. Professor El-Khamisy will begin his appointment as Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics 1 August, 2013. Starting 1 July, 2012 El-Khamisy will be an adjunct professor for exchanging scientific knowledge between British institutions and Zewail City.

Zewail City Appoints Chair of Biomedical Sciences

Dr Nagwa El-Badri will be joining Zewail City as the Chair of Biomedical Sciences at The University of Science and Technology starting August 1, 2012.

Zewail City Appoints Director of Nanoelectronics Center

In a new initiative of cooperation and collaboration, Dr Yehea Ismail has been appointed as the Director of the Center for Nanoelectronics and Devices (CND) at Zewail City of Science and Technology and the American University in Cairo (AUC). Dr Ismail was a tenured faculty member at Northwestern University in the United States, and will begin his full time position to lead the Center on 15 April, 2012.

Zewail City Receives CIB Foundation Support for 50 Scholarships

The Board of CIB Foundation has approved the support of 50 scholarships at Zewail City of Science and Technology. These scholarships are for students who are deserving of this honor for their merit in achievement or need of support.

Zewail City Appoints the University’s Founding Provost

Dr Sherif Sedky, currently the Director of the Science and Technology Research Center at the American University in Cairo (AUC), has accepted the appointment of Founding Provost at The University of Science and Technology. Sedky also holds the positions of Professor of Physics and Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research at AUC. The appointment begins April 1, 2012.

Scientific Cooperation

Since the inauguration in 2011, the Chairman of the Supreme Advisory Board has been visited by several Egyptian scientists, from abroad and within Egypt, to discuss means of cooperation with Zewail City with the objective of initiating research and innovation in a variety of fields.

Zewail City Launches the Center for Aging and Associated Diseases

Zewail City is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Sameh Saad Ali from the University of California to head the Center for Aging and Associated Diseases (CAAD).

Zewail City Launches the Center for Theoretical Physics

Zewail City is pleased to announce that Dr Shaaban Khalil has decided to join the Center for Theoretical Physics (CTP) as its director. The CTP falls under the umbrella of the Zewail City Institute of Basic Sciences.

Dr. Nagwa El-Badri speaks at First National Symposium for Centers of Excellence in Cancer Research

Dr. Nagwa El-Badri, director of the Center of Excellence for Stem Cell Research and Regenerative Medicine, has been invited to give a talk at the First National Symposium for Centers of Excellence in Cancer Research.