Research News

Zewail City Researchers Develop New Smart Wound Dressing

A team of Zewail City researchers, led by Dr. Ibrahim El-Sherbiny, professor of nanomaterials and joint director of the Center for Materials Science, developed a new kind of nanoparticles-in-nanofibers wound dressing that could deliver drugs and confer healing in a single-dose.

Fragrance Ingredient May Hold Promise in Personalized Medicine

Zewail City’s researchers identify a compound commonly used in perfume manufacturing as a novel DNA repair inhibitor

Zewail City Professor a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Prof. Sherif El-Khamisy has been admitted as a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.


ASRT Honors Zewail City’s Professors with the 2015/2016 State Incentive Award

Prof. Reem Arafa, professor of biomedical sciences at Zewail City, was awarded the Advanced Technological Sciences Award for Medical Sciences 

Zewail City: New, More Economic Method to Produce CO2 Capturing Polymers

A team of Zewail City's researchers demonstrate a new method to synthesis Zr–carboxylate porous hybrid material, which can be modified to capture CO2

Vice Chairman of Zewail City Receives ‘Arab Creativity Award 2015’

The Arab Thought Foundation has awarded Professor Salah Obayya, vice chair for academic affairs at Zewail City of Science and Technology, the Arab Creativity Award 2015 for science on Monday, December 7, 2015.

Porous Organic Polymers: Toward Reducing CO2 Emissions

With the increasing impacts of climate change on our society, reducing emissions of Carbon dioxide (CO2) and separating it from non-harmful flue gas is essential for mitigation measures. 

ASRT Honors Three Zewail City Scientists

The Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT) announced the winners of the 2014 individuals and authorities prizes on October 27, 2015. Zewail City scientists Ibrahim El-Sherbiny, Ahmed Maarouf, and Mohamed Farahat were named among the recipients of the ASRT awards this year.

Salah Obayya to Receive Senior Doctor of Science Degree from Reputable University in U.K.

Professor Salah Obayya, vice chairman, academic affairs, at Zewail City of Science and Technology, has been chosen to receive the Senior Doctor of Science degree by City University London, U.K. during the university’s convocation ceremony in January 2016.

El-Khamisy Wins Abdul Hameed Shoman Award for Arab Researchers

Professor Sherif El-Khamisy, director of the Center for Genomics at Zewail City of Science and Technology, won the 2014 Abdul Hameed Shoman Award for Arab Researchers in medical and health sciences. The award recognizes the valuable research work El-Khamisy has conducted in the field of upscale molecular genetics.

Cancer-causing Agent may also Hold a Cure

As DNA inside the cells is repeatedly uncoiled during replication or the encoding of proteins, it can sometimes get entangled

Nature Middle East Highlights Study Published by Center for Fundamental Physics

A new study, conducted by researchers at the Center for Fundamental Physics, has been highlighted by Nature Middle East.

CPSM Director to Author Book Published by Wiley

Professor Salah Obayya, director of the Center for Photonics and Smart Materials, will be publishing his new book titled Liquid Crystal Photonics: Fundamentals, Modeling and Applications with U.S.-based publisher, Wiley. 

Zewail City Director-general of Research Institutes Wins State Award in Engineering Innovation

Professor Salah Obayya, director-general of research institutes at Zewail City, has won the state award for organizations and individuals in engineering innovation for 2013. 

Center for Photonics and Smart Materials awarded NTRA fund

Professor Salah Obayya, director of the Center for Photonics and Smart Materials at Zewail City, has been awarded the National Telecommunication Regulatory Authority Fund of 1.5 million Egyptian pounds for the year 2014.