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Mahmoud Allam

  • Position: Dean of the School of Continuing Education
  • Department: School of Continuing Education
  • Email: mahmoudallam@aucegypt.edu
Brief Biography

Mahmoud Allam brings with him a wealth of experience in academia, industrial consultation and business acumen. From 2019 to 2022, he served as the founding president of the Knowledge Hub Universities, hosting and operating Coventry University Branch in Egypt. Before that, he was the associate dean for industrial partnerships and extended education at AUC’s School of Sciences and Engineering.

Allam was a member of the core team that founded Nile University in 2003. Since then and until 2018, he served in many key roles including professor and program director for software engineering and computer engineering, founding dean of the School of Communication and Information Technology, assistant provost for academics, and vice president for finance and administration. Earlier in his career, he founded and chaired the information systems department at Université Française d’Égypte, and taught as adjunct faculty in several academic institutions including the electronics engineering department at AUC from 2003 to 2007. Before returning to Egypt, Allam worked as a research fellow at the Ultrasound Research Lab, Mayo Clinic, USA.

He was a consultant for several industrial companies and international organizations. He is a senior member of the IEEE and ex-chairman of board and founding board member of Internet Masr (Internet Society – Egypt Chapter)

Research Interest
  • Signal and Image Processing
  • Biometrics
  • Information and Network Security
  • Software Engineering

PhD in Electrical Engineering, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, 1994
MSc in Electrical Engineering, Cairo University, 1989
BSc in Electrical Engineering, Cairo University, 1985