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Reem Saad 
Title: Associate Professor 
Phone: 202.261.51870 
Areas of Interest: Rural Egypt; historical anthropology; public culture; and ethnographic film. For more information, click here

Soraya Altorki
Title: Professor of Anthropology 
Phone: 201.261.51873
Areas of Interest: Gender; anthropology of religion; tourism and heritage studies; Saudi Arabia; Arab world; Muslim world and the Middle East. For more information, click here 

Arabic Language and Literature
Mona Mikhail 
Title: Professor of Arab and Islamic Studies
Phone: 202.261.51779
Areas of Interest: Arabic literature in a comparative context;  political, social and cultural dimensions of the Arab East and North Africa; and the literatures  produced in the Diaspora ( North America, Europe) in the twentieth century.For more information, click here

Samia Mehrez 
Title: Director of Center for Translation Studies 
Phone: 202.261.56116 / 202.261.51312

Areas of Interest: Modern Arabic literature; postcolonial literature; translation studies; gender studies and cultural studies. For more information, click here

Gender and Women Studies

Hania Sholkamy 
Title: Research Associate Professor at the Social Research Center
Phone: 202.261.51313
Areas of Interest: Health (particularly reproductive health); gender; and population and qualitative methods. 

Martina Rieker 
Title: Director of Cynthia Nelson Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies 
Phone: 202.261.51388
Areas of Interest: Gender and the women’s studies after the MDG’s; the girl child: liberal subjectivity revisited; and critical urbanism. For more information, click here 

Amina Elbendary 
Title: Assistant Professor of Arab and Islamic Civilizations
Phone: 202.261.51769
Areas of Interest: Social and cultural history of the Arab Middle East; Arab-Islamic historiography; Islamic political thought; medieval and early modern popular culture; and gender history. For more information, click here 

Hanan Kholoussy 
Title: Assistant Professor 
Phone: 202.261.51811
Areas of Interest: Nationalism, marriage, law, and gender. For more information, click here 

Michael Reimer
Title: Associate Professor of history
Phone: 202.261.51810 
Areas of Interest: Modern Middle Eastern history, i.e. the historiography of Egypt and the Ottoman Empire, especially Egyptian views of the Ottoman past; municipal administration, waqf foundations and the dynamics of local politics in Transjordan, as a part of the broader history of cities and towns of the Middle East; the intellectual history of the modern Islamic world, especially Islamic modernism and its critics; and the history of Zionism, especially Zionism's perspective on Jewish relations with the Palestinian Arabs. For more information click here

Nelly Hanna 
Title: Distinguished University Professor 
Phone: 202.261.51772 
Areas of Interest: Ottoman history of the Arab world (1500-1800) with special focus on the economic, social and cultural aspects of this period. For more information, click here 


Fayza Haikal 
Title: Professor of Egyptology 
Phone: 202.261.51841. For more information, click here 

Lisa Sabbahy 
Title: Assistant Professor of Egyptology
Phone: 202.261.51839
Areas of Interest: Queens of the Old and Middle Kingdoms; health and disease in ancient and modern Egypt; New Kingdom cemetery material, particularly anthropoid clay coffins; and the position and status of ancient Egyptian women. For more information, click here 

Mariam Ayad

Title: Associate Professor


Phone: 202.261.52077

Areas of Interest: Social history and religion in the Third Intermediate and Late Periods; Transmission and layout of Egyptian funerary texts on New Kingdom and Third Intermediate Period monuments; the Status and Iconography of women in ancient Egypt; the role of ancient Egyptian women in temple ritual; the significance of the titles Gods Wife of Amun and God's Hand; Egyptian grammar and language (Old Egyptian through Coptic); survivals of ancient Egyptian idioms in modern colloquial Egyptian Arabic; Epigraphy
. For more information, click here

Salima Ikram 
Title: Professor of Egyptology 
Phone: 202.261.51840
Areas of Interest: Mummification (human and animal); funerary archaeology; bioarchaeology (particularly archaeozoology); experimental and ethno-archaeology; and heritage management. For more information, click here 

English and Comparative Literature

Amy Moltagh
Title: Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature
Phone: 202.261.51634
Areas of Interest: Modern and classical literary traditions of the Persephone world, cultural production of the Iranian Diaspora and comparative studies of the modern narrative traditions of the Middle East. For more information, click here 

Ferial Ghazoul
Title: Professor of the Department of English and Comparative Literature and Chair 
Phone: 202.261.51629
Areas of Interest: Medieval literature (European and Middle Eastern), gender studies; Arabic, African, and French literatures and postcolonial Theory. For more information, click here 

Tahia Abdel Nasser 
Title: Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature
Phone: 202.261.51627
Areas of Interest: Postcolonial literature and literary theory; modern Latin American and Arabic literature; world literature and translation studies. For more information, click here

Islamic Studies

Mohamed Serag

Title: Professor 
Phone: 202.261.51740

Performing and Visual Arts


Bahia Shehab 

Title: Associate Professor of Professional Practice 


Phone: 202.261.51226 

Areas of Interest: Visual culture of the Arab world; cultural heritage and Fatimid Kufic inscriptions on portable items in the Mediterranean basin and beyond. For more information, click here

Shady El Noshokaty 

Title: Associate Professor of Practice 


Phone: 202.261.51223 

Areas of Interest: media arts, visual arts, drawing and painting. For more information, click here


Malek Khouri 

Title: Professor and Director of Film Program 

Email: mkhouri@aucegypt.du 

Phone: 202.261.51225 

Areas of Interest: Film theory and critical analysis, history, genres, and Arab and Egyptian cinemas. For more information, click here


John Baboukis 

Title: Assistant Professor and Director of Music Program 


Phone: 202.261.51247 

Areas of Interest: Music history and performance of medieval and renaissance music. For more information, click here


Mahmoud El Lozy

Title: Professor and Director, Theatre Program 


Phone: 202.261.51243

For more information, click here


Hani Henry 

Title: Associate Professor of Psychology


Phone: 202.261.51836 

Areas of Interest: The empowerment of Egyptian women; the process of loss and mourning; immigration and acculturation; multiculturalism and diversity and models of cultural and racial identity. For more information, click here 

Mona Amer

Title: Assistant Professor of Psychology 


Phone: 202.261.51832

Areas of Interest: Minority mental health, with a specialization in the Arab and Muslim American minorities. For more information, click here 


Amy Holmes 

Title: Assistant Professor 


Phone: 202. 261.51861 

Areas of Interest: Comparative/historical sociology; social movements and revolutions; political sociology; social theory; American cultural and military presence abroad; democratization and de-democratization and international development. For more information, click here

Helen Rizo

Title: Associate Professor of Sociology and SOAN Graduate Advisor 


Phone: 202.261.51869 

Areas of Interest: Political sociology (focus on democratization); development in the Middle East and stratification (emphasizing gender and race/ethnicity). For more information, click here 

Malak Rouchdy

Title: Assistant Professor Sociology and Head of Sociology Unit 


Phone: 202.261.51868 

Areas of Interest: Food politics and culture, gender studies, collective memory, development and poverty, rural relations and education. For more information, click here

Mona Abaza

Title: Professor of Sociology 


Phone: 202.261.51872 

Areas of Interest: Religious and cultural networks between the Middle East and Southeast Asia, the Hadhrami Diaspora in Southeast Asia, and consumer culture and the art market in Egypt. For more information, click here 



Malak Zaalouk

Title: Professor of Practice, Associate Dean and Director of the Middle East Institute for Higher Education


Phone:  26151369 

Areas of Interest:  Political economy of reform and social change; gender; education and development; empowerment; participation and development; liberation education; comparative education; quality education; community participation and education; transitions from school to life.  For more information. click here

Nagwa Megahed

Title: Associate Professor of Education and Coordinator of the Comparative and International Research Initiative


Tel: 26154751
Areas of Interest: education development; reform of education policy and practice; teachers and teacher education; education and Islam; gender and education in the Middle East and North Africa. For more information, click here 



Ahmed Abdel Meguid

Title: Assistant Professor 


Phone: 202.261.53288

Areas of Interest: Auditor industry specialization; audit quality and corporate governance. For more information, click here 

Khaled Samaha

Title: Associate Professor


Phone: 202.261.2342

Areas of Interest: Harmonization of accounting standards; compliance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS); accounting in developing countries; international accounting education; financial reporting on the Internet; the use of analytical procedures in auditing; and corporate governance and financial reporting. For more information, click here  


Adel Beshai

Title: Professor and Director of Graduate Studies 


Phone: 202.261.53224

Areas of Interest: Egyptian economy; economics of food and agriculture; globalization old and new and quantitative international economics. For more information, click here

Ahmed Kamaly

Title: Associate Professor 


Phone: 202.261.53246

Areas of Expertise: Determinants and dynamics of capital flows; monetary policy;  Central Bank independence; currency and banking crises; exchange rate regimes and arrangements and sources of economic growth and total factor productivity. For more information, click here 

Galal Amin 

Title: Emeritus Professor 


Phone: 202.261.53237

Areas of Interest: Economic philosophy; economic and social problems in Egypt and economic development and the history of economic thought. For more information, click here 

Hala El Ramly

Title: Associate Professor 


Phone: 202.261.53249

Areas of Interest: Macroeconomics and international monetary economics and income convergence among Arab countries. For more information, click here 

Nagla Rizk

Title: Associate Professor


Phone: 202.261.53303

Areas of Interest: Economics of knowledge; information technology and development, with focus on business models in the digital economy; intellectual property and human development. For more information, click here


Aliaa Bassiouny

Title: Assistant Professor 


Phone: 202.261.53442

Areas of Interest: Business finance; investment analysis; portfolio management and international finance. For more information, click here

Eskander Tooma

Title: Associate Professor


Phone: 202.261.53472

Areas of Interest: Financial economics; volatility dynamics and forecasting in emerging stock markets; asset pricing; portfolio theory and stock market regulations. For more information, click here

Islam Azzam

Title: Associate Professor


Phone: 202.261.53268

Areas of Interest: Finance; corporate finance; investment analysis and international finance. For more information, click here

Medhat Hassanein

Title: Professor 



Areas of Interest: Policy analysis with extensive experience in institutional building; macro-policy analysis; financial economics; corporate finance and international financial management; fiscal and monetary policy; finance and banking; macroeconomic reform, privatization; capital markets and the extra-legal economy in Egypt. For more information, click here


Ayman Ismail

Title: Abdul Latif Jameel Endowed Chair of Entrepreneurship 


Phone: 202.261.53279

Areas of Interest: Entrepreneurship. For more information, click here 

Iman Seoudi

Title: Assistant Professor 


Phone: 202.261.53317

Areas of Interest: Strategic and general management; entrepreneurship; and business ethics and  dynamic capabilities of business firms in general, and specifically of Egyptian software firms. For more information, click here

Maha ElShinnawy

Title: Professor; Director of Goldman Sachs Women’s Entrepreneurship and Leadership Program (WEL)



Areas of Interest: Leadership; organizational change; group dynamics; and communication and ethics in organizations. For more information, click here

Mohga Badran

Title: Professor and Chair of the Department of Management


Phone: 202.261.53279 /202.261.53365

Areas of Interest: Management of change; management of conflict; and learning organizations and human resource management. For more information, click here

Management of Information Systems

Dina Rateb

Title: Associate Professor and Director of Business Computer Center


Phone: 202.261.53283

Areas of Interest: Database management; decision support systems; enterprise resource planning (ERP); ecosystems; accounting information systems; financial information systems; and marketing information systems and systems analysis and design. For more information, click here


Ahmed Tolba

Title: Assistant Professor 


Phone: 202.261.53415

Areas of Interest: Strategic brand management; brand equity measurement; models; marketing research; and global branding and nation branding. For more information, click here

Ibrahim Hegazy

Title: Associate Professor 



Areas of Interest: International marketing; marketing management; marketing communications management, marketing research, principles of marketing; and e-marketing and advertising principles. For more information, click here

Political Science

Abdel Aziz Ezzelarab 

Title: Professor of Political Economy


Phone: 202.261.51907 

Areas of Interest: Economic history of the Middle East; economics of Egypt in the 19th and 20th centuries; and political economy of development and project evaluation. For more information, click here

Ashraf El-Sherif 

Title: Visiting Assistant Professor 


Phone: 202.261.51963 

Areas of Interest: Political Islam; Islamic movements; religious public sphere; ideological politics; and state-society relations and democratic transition in the Middle East.

Bahgat Korany 

Title: Professor and Director of AUC Forum 


Phone: 202.261.51381 

Areas of Interest: Globalization and governance; theories of international order; and the political economy of reform in the Middle East. For more information, click here

Gamal Soltan 

Title: Visiting Associate Professor 


Phone: 202.261.51944 

Areas of Interest: Regional dynamics of Middle East politics; inter-Arab relations; identity politics; nationalism and ideologies in the Middle East; and Egyptian foreign policy. 

For more information, click here

Ibrahim Elnur 

Title: Associate Professor of Political Science


Phone: 202.261. 51549 

Areas of Interest: Development and international political economy; population dynamics with emphasis on migration-development nexus; public policy; and economics of education, health, and war and reconstruction. For more information, click here

 Maye Kassem 

Title: Associate Professor of Political Science


Phone: 202.261.51530 

Areas of Interest: Comparative Middle East politics. For more information, click here

Rabab El Mahdi

Title: Associate Professor of Political Science


Phone: +202.261.51899 

Areas of Interest: Comparative political economy of Latin American and the Middle East (state-civil society relations); social movements and resistance; women's movements; and democratic transitions. For more information, click here

Sharif Elmusa 

Title: Associate Professor  


Phone: 202.261.51953 

Areas of Interest: Hydro-politics; technology and development; environmental politics; and politics of foreign aid. 

Walid Kazziha 

Title: Professor of Political science


Phone: 202.261.51902 

Areas of Interest: Arab political thought; inter-Arab relations; Egyptian politics; Arab Israeli conflict; and Middle East and the great powers. For more information, click here

Javid Maswood

Title: Associate Professor of Political Science


Phone: 20.2.2615.1953

Areas of Interest: International Political Economy, Japanese Politics and Foreign Policy,     Multilateral Trade Negotiations, Economic Security and Globalization. For more information, click here


Amr Ahmed Shalakany 

Title: Associate Professor 


Phone: 202.261.53385

Areas of Interest: Comparative private law and legal theory; Islamic law and historiography; and law and social thought. For more information, click here

Hani Sayed 

Title: Assistant Professor


Phone: 202.261.53277

Areas of Interest: Law and economic development; international economic law; and legal and political theory. For more information, click here

Migration and Refugee Studies

Ibrahim Awad

Title: Professor of Practice/ Director of Center for Migration and Refugees Studies. 

Email: "Ibrahim Awad"    

Phone: 202.261.53326

Areas of Interest: Political economy; employment; international labor migration; human and labor rights; international relations; international organization and regional integration. For more information, click here 

Usha Natarajan

Title:  Associate Professor of Law and Associate Director of the Center for Migration and Refugee Studies 


Phone: 202.261.53204

Areas of Interest: Third World and postcolonial approaches to international law; law and development; sustainable development; refugee and migration law. For more information, click here

Public Policy

Ghada Barsoum

Title: Associate Professor


Areas of Interest: Youth inclusive policies; employment and social protection; youth employment programs and evaluation research. For more information, click here

Hamid Ali 

Title: Assistant Professor 


Phone: 202.261.53351

Areas of Interest: Military spending; fiscal policy; and inequality and economic development. For more information, click here 

Shahjahan Bhuiyan

Title: Associate Professor


Telephone: 202.261.53384

Areas of Interest: Governance; public management; public policy; social capital and sustainable development and nonprofit management. For more information, click here.

Sciences and Engineering 

Architectural Engineering

Ahmed Sherif

Title: Professor and founding chair of the Department of Architecture


Phone: 202.261.52623

Areas of Interest: Architectural design and construction, with emphasis on hospital and public buildings design. For more information, click here

Khaled Tarabieh

Title: Assistant professor


Phone: 202.261.52603

Areas of Interest: Thermal performance of building envelope materials for residential buildings in Egypt; Internet of things (IOT) Prototype development for smart building systems; Development of thermally efficient, light and cost effective building materials for Agile buildings; and Carbon offsets and footprint accounting for educational buildings. For more information, click here

Magda Mostafa

Title: Associate professor of design and associate chair of the Department of Architecture


Phone: 202.261.52618

Areas of Interest: Special needs and inclusive design; and design pedagogy. For more information, click here

Nagwa Sherif

Title: Professor


Phone: 202.261.52619  

Areas of Interest: Architectural Engineering, Interior Design , and Human Needs in Architectural design. For more information, click here

Computer Science and Engineering

Amr El-Kadi 

Title: Professor and Chair


Phone: 202.261.52988

Areas of Interest: Operating systems; distributed systems; software engineering; computer networks; and computer architecture. For more information, click here

Mikhail Mikhail 

Title: Professor 


Phone: 202.261.52996

Areas of Interest: All aspects of computer communications and networks. For more information, click here

Sherif El-Kassas

Title: Professor


Areas of Interest: security management, the application of formal methods in software engineering and computer security, and open source technologies. For more information, click here

Construction Engineering

Hani Sewilam 

Title: Professor 


Phone: 202.261.53071

Areas of Interest: Sustainable development and natural resources management; safe wastewater use in agriculture; artificial intelligence modeling; decision support systems; and integrated water resources management. For more informationclick here

Mohamed Naguib Abou Zeid

Title: Professor and Chair 


Phone: 202. 261.52624/202.261.52516

Areas of Interest: Mechanical properties and durability of construction materials; use of industrial by-products such as silica fume, fly ash, and slag in construction; urban development and enhancement of construction aspects and technical education; and vocational training and human resources development aspects. For more information, click here 

Samer Ezeldin

Title: Professor and chair of the Department of Construction Engineering


Phone: 202.261.52631

Areas of Interest: Computer software for construction projects delay analysis; life-cycle cost analysis: Computer aided tools; neural networks for construction engineering applications; risk management for  construction projects; dynamic programming for time-cost trade-off problems of project schedules with repetitive sub-projects and quality management system models. For more information, click here

Electronics and Communications Engineering

Ali Darwish 

Title: Professor and Chair 


Phone: 202.261.53048

Areas of Interest: New Product Development (NPD); water and energy conservation; thermal effects in microelectronics; wide bandgap semiconductor materials; and novel concepts in Microwave Monolithic Integrated Circuits (MMICs). For more information, click here

Ayman Elezabi

Title: Associate Professor and Chair of Electronics and Engineering


Phone: 202.261.53054/ 202.261.53048

Areas of Interest:  Signal processing for wireless communications; low-complexity receiver algorithms; interference suppression for wireless systems; cognitive radio and smart grids. For more information, click here

Hassanein Amer 

Title: Professor 


Phone: 202.261.53042

Areas of Interest: The reliability and testing of digital and mixed-signal circuits; reliability modeling; fault modeling in VLSI; self-checking circuits; analysis of temporary failures; cache memory systems; and networked control systems and wireless communications. For more information, click here

Mohab Anis 

Title: Associate Professor 


Phone: 202.261.53058

Areas of Interest: Integrated circuit design and design automation for VLSI systems in the deep submicrometer regime; and Management of Technological Innovation.

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Sherif Abdel Azeem

Title: Professor


Phone: 202.261.52723

Areas of Interest: Optical Character Recognition (OCR), mainly Arabic handwriting recognition. For more information, click here

Yehea Ismail

Title: Professor and director of the Nanoelectronics and Devices Center at AUC and Zewail City.


Phone: 202.261.53056/202.

Areas of Interest: Very large scale integration (vlsi) systems; on-chip inductance in high speed integrated circuits; algorithms for VLSI physical design; temperature-aware computer architecture; arbitrary modeling of TSVS for 3D integrated circuits; circuit design techniques for microscale energy harvesting systems and high performance circuits and interconnect design and modeling. For more information, click here

Mathematics and Actuarial Science

Ali Hadi 
Title: Distinguished University Professor 


Phone: 202.261.52646

Areas of Interest: Statistics; uncertainty in artificial intelligence; neural and functional networks; and data mining and matrix algebra. For more information, click here 

Wafik Lotfalla 

Department: Department of Mathematics & Actuarial Science 

Title: Associate Professor 


Phone: 202.261.52719 

Areas of Interest: Finite model theory; model-theoretic games; theoretical computer science; fuzzy logic, and other applications of logic in decision theory. For more information, click here

Zeinab Amin

Title: Associate professor and director of the Actuarial Science Program


Phone: 202.261.52583

Areas of Interest: Quantitative risk assessment. For more information, click here

Mechanical Engineering

Amal Esawi 

Title: Professor 


Phone: 202.261.53102 

Areas of Interest: Carbon nanotube composites; applications of carbon-nanotube materials; clay nanocomposites; nanostructured materials and coatings; material selection/substitution; manufacturing process selection; and cost estimation for early stages of design. For more information, click here 

Hanadi Salem

Title: Professor


Phone: 202.261.53091  

Areas of Interest: Processing of bulk nanostructured materials (BNSM) via a combination of top-down and bottom-up approaches. For more information, click here

Maki Habib 

Title: Professor and Director of Robotics, Control and Smart Systems RCSS 


Phone: 202.261.53083

Areas of Interest: Intelligent control, biomimetics; autonomous and service robots;

human adaptive and friendly mechatronics; distributed teleoperation and collaborative control; intelligent sensors systems, and wireless sensor networks and ambient intelligence; industrial robots and automation; and humanitarian demining. For more information, click here

Salah El Haggar 

Title: Professor and Chair 


Phone: 202.261.53065

Areas of Interest: Cleaner production and industrial ecology; sustainable development;

renewable energy applications particularly biomass and bioenergy; and waste management and recycling. For more information, click here

Petroleum and Energy Engineering

Alaa El-Din Adris

Title: Professor of practice


Phone: 202.261.5 2680 

Mohamed Amr Serageddin

Title: Professor and chair of Petroleum and Energy Engineering department 

Phone:202.261.53085 /202.261.5 2680

Areas of Interest: Computational fluid dynamics; renewable energy applications particularly wind and solar; and HVAC and air pollution. For more information, click here


Andreas Kakarougkas

Title: Assistant professor

Phone: 202.261.52898

Areas of Interest: DNA double strand break repair; personalized cancer treatment; and
Hepatitis C virus induced DNA damage. For more information, click here

Arthur Bos

Title: associate professor of marine biology/ecology

Phone: 202.261.52903

Areas of Interest:  Ecology and species diversity of reef fish; Functioning of marine protected areas; Population ecology of invertebrates; and Seagrass ecology and habitat restoration. For more information, click here

Asma Amleh

Title: Associate professor

Phone: 202.261.52908

Areas of Interest: Defining genetic markers implicated in the development of cancer; exploring new therapeutic approaches to the treatment of cancer; and pursuing questions related to the molecular/cellular/ developmental and  differentiation processes including stem cell research. For more information, click here

Hamza Fahmy El Dorry 

Title: Professor 


Phone: 202.261.52899

Areas of Interest: Enzymology and regulation of metabolic pathways; regulation of gene expression and structural and functional genomics. For more information, click here

Rania Siam

Title: Associate Professor and Chair 


Phone: 202.261.52907

Areas of Interest: Environmental genomics; metagenomics; microbial ecology; and geochemistry. For more information, click here

Suher Zada 

Title: Professor 


Phone: 202.261.52909

Areas of Interest: Hepatitis C, liver cancer; hepatocyte culture; bio-nanotechnology as a drug delivery; vaccine development; schistosomiasis; and fascioliasis. For more information, click here

Walid Fouad

Title: Associate professor

Phone: 202.261.52917

Areas of Interest: Integration of genetic transformation technology and functional genomics to study, identify, isolate and engineer key factors for molecular improvement of crops in general and biomass crops in particular; and use of biochemical and molecular biology tools to understand and improve environmental and biotic stress tolerance in plants to enhance their productivity and persistence, resulting in more efficient use of natural resources. For more information, click here


Hassan Azzazy 

Title: Professor 


Phone: 202.261.52559

Areas of Interest: Phage-displayed combinatorial antibody libraries; and biochemical markers for diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction and congestive heart failure.

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Tamer Shoeib 

Title: Associate Professor 


Telephone: 26152566

Areas of Interest: Analytical chemistry, biophysical chemistry and molecular structure with the goal of understanding the structure, reactivity, and function of metal-containing bio-molecules, the complexes formed by these interactions and their uses in medicinal and pharmaceutical chemistry. For more information, click here 


Hanadi Salem

Title: Professor


Phone: 202.261.53091  

Areas of Interest: Processing of bulk nanostructured materials (BNSM) via a combination of top-down and bottom-up approaches. For more information, click here


Nageh Allam 

Title: Assistant Professor 


Phone: 202.261.52568

Areas of Interest: Design and assembly of nanostructured materials; solar-fuel generation; solar-driven CO2 reduction; solar cells and heterojunction photovoltaics; plasmonic and photonic nanomaterials; photocatalysis; sensors; fuel cells and electrocatalysis; water treatment and energy efficient desalination; and passivation of metals and semiconductors; bio-compatible materials; and computational materials science. For more information, click here

Salah Arafa

Title: Professor 

Email: "Salah Arafa" smarafa@aucegypt.du   

Phone: 202.261.52574

Areas of Interest: Solid state physics; radiation effects; advanced materials; integrated community development; renewable energy technologies; and Environmental Education. For more information, click here 

Desert and Environment 

Richard N. Tutwiler 

Title: Professor and Director of the Research Institute for a Sustainable Environment 


Phone: 202.261.54426

Areas of Interest: Food security; environment; and sustainability issues. For more information, click here