Professional Experience

Honors and Awards

  • Award for 5-years of excellence in teaching and advising undergraduate students for senior projects,  Mechanical Engineering Department, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, (KFUPM, May 2014)
  • Plaque from the KSA Ministry of Education for the effort spend in judging the Saudi Robo 3 competition (Eastern Province, Khobar, 2011) 
  • Certificate of appreciation from Deanship of Graduate Studies for participation in the graduate seminar day (KFUPM, May 2011)
  • Certificate of appreciation from King Fahd University for the effort spend in the Third Maintenances Symposium, July, 2009.
  • Achievement Award from Component Life Technology Branch, Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd. 2008.
  • NSERC Visiting Fellowship in Canadian Government Laboratories. 2006 (Declined)
  • Dean’s award for excellence in communicating graduate research, McMaster University, Canada, 2004.
  • Nominated member, The Scientific Research Society (Sigma-Xi), 2004.
  • Nominated Graduate Student Representative of Mechanical Engineering Department, McMaster University, Canada, 2003-2005.
  • Elected Representative of Faculty of Engineering and Business, Graduate Student Association (GSA), McMaster University, Canada, 2001.
  • Faculty of Engineering Fellowship, Alexandria University, Egypt, (1995-2001)
  • The University Award for Excellent in Academic Achievements, (five times), Alexandria University, Egypt (1991-1995).
  • The Industrial Award, Abou-Kir for biological National Co., Egypt, for Academic Performance (1995).
  • The Industrial Award, El-Mohandes Consulting Co., Egypt, for Academic Performance (1995).
  • Fine Art prize in Alexandria art gallery for painting, Egypt, (1996).
  • Prize for the best picture in National young artists, Egypt, (1999).

Affiliations and Training

  • Syndicate of Egyptian Engineers (SEE) (1995-present),    Member.
  • American Society of mechanical Engineers (ASME) (2003-present), Member.
  • Canadian Society of mechanical Engineers (CSME) (2003-present), Member.
  • Canadian Nuclear Society (CNS), (2005-present), Member.
  • Conventional Fossil Plant Cycle Chemistry by Structural Integrity Associates, Inc. (Oakville, Ontario, Canada, August 12-13, 2008).
  • In depth training course from EPRI Solutions on use of CHECWORKS software used for mitigation of Flow Accelerated Corrosion (FAC). (Myrtle Beach, Fl., USA, June 12-14, 2008).
  • Safety culture workshop. (AECL, Chalk River, August 15, 2007).
  • Professional training course on balance of plant in CANDU reactors. (AECL, Chalk River, June 4, 2007).
  • Professional training course on CANDU reactors chemistry and materials. (AECL, Chalk River, May 25-26, 2007).
  • Professional training course on steam generators in CANDU reactors. (AECL, Chalk River, April 27, 2007).
  • Quality management system – overview. (AECL, Chalk River, October 30, 2006).


  • Art Display Mechanical Engineering Dept., McMaster University, Canada, Feb. 2004.
  • Photo Show McMaster Photography Association (MPA), McMaster University, Canada, Feb. 2003.
  • Participated in several Painting and Photography exhibitions, Alexandria, Egypt (1990-2000).