Recent News

Bacteriophage therapy: the new hope against antimicrobial resistance

The world is heading for a post-antibiotic era, as high rates of antibiotic resistance have been observed in every region of the world, according to a World Health Organization report published in April 2014.

Zewail City professor wins Abdul Hameed Shoman Award for Arab Researchers

Professor Salah Obayya, director of the Center for Photonics and Smart Materials, has won the 2013 Abdul Hameed Shoman Award for Arab Researchers in engineering sciences. 

Zewail City research assistants win BioKMT Scholars Fund 2014

Two research assistants at the Center for Aging and Associated Diseases won the 2014 BioKMT Scholars Fund (BSF) granted by BioKMT Society. 

Zewail City Researcher Provides Possible Answer on Black Holes' fate

A new study published in Physical Review D led by Dr. Ahmed Farag Ali, assistant professor at the Center for Fundamental Physics, has been highlighted by Nature Middle East.

University of Science and Technology organizes EduRubix Camp

The University of Science and Technology is organizing on-campus scientific training for high school students under the supervision of Dr. Ayman El-Shibiny, associate professor of biology, from June 9 to 12.

Solar Energy Control by Nano-optical Methods

At Zewail City of Science and Technology, professor Salah Obayya and his team have developed novel nano-optical techniques with the aid of computer-based designs to significantly increase the efficiency of solar cells.

Center for Materials Science participates in organizing research training course

The nanomaterials laboratory at the Center for Materials Science coorganized the one-month-long Nanobiomedical Research Training Course from April 26 to May 22, 2014.

Zewail City professors participate in 2014 Materials Research Society Spring Meeting & Exhibition

Dr. Ibrahim El-Sherbiny and Dr. Mohamed Al-Kordi, codirectors of the Center for Material Sciences, represented Zewail City at the 2014 Materials Research Society Spring Meeting & Exhibition. 

Register now to attend first International Conference on Quantum Gravity, Cosmology and String Theory

The Center for Fundamental Physics is organizing its first International Conference on Quantum Gravity, Cosmology and String Theory in Giza, Egypt from January 11 to 15, 2015.

Dr. Sameh Ali speaks at Inventors, Innovators and Scientific Researchers Forum

Dr. Sameh Ali, director of the Center for Aging and Associated Diseases, gave a lecture at the Inventors, Innovators and Scientific Researchers Forum at the Center for Civic Education on Friday, May 2, 2014. In his talk, Ali shared his experience in scientific research with the forum’s attendees.

Dr. Fareed Aboul-ela represents Zewail City at ICBES

Dr. Fareed Aboul-ela, associate professor of physics at the University of Science and Technology at Zewail City, is invited to give a lecture at the 2nd International Conference on Biotechnology and Environmental Safety.

Professor Sherif El-Khamisy Mutation Gene Discovery in Nature Middle East

Scientists have identified a gene mutation that can cause intellectual disability, seizures and ataxia that could help improve personalized cancer therapy.

Center for Genomics Researcher Publishes on Behcet’s Disease

Dr. Mohamed Ashour, research assistant at the Center for Genomics, published a paper titled Polymorphisms of Interleukin 6 and Interleukin 10 in Egyptian People with Behcet's in the journal Immunobiology.

Dr. Ibrahim El-Sherbiny represents Zewail City at ABASII

Dr. Ibrahim El-Sherbiny, associate professor of nanomaterial sciences at the University of Science and Technology, was invited to give a plenary lecture at the 2nd International Conference on Advanced Basic and Applied Sciences. 

Zewail City scientists discover the cause of neural dysfunction

Scientists, co-led by Dr. Sherif El-Khamisy at Zewail City's Center of Genomics, identified a defect in a genetic pathway in individuals with impaired neural function.