Ibrahim M. El-Sherbiny

academic title

Professor of Nanomaterials & Nanomedicine


Director of Nanoscience Program

Director of the Center for Materials Science

Contact Information

Email: ielsherbiny@zewailcity.edu.eg




Education: Doctor of Philosophy degree in smart drug delivery systems from Massey University, New Zealand

Research Areas: Materials Science, Pharmacology, Toxicology, Pharmaceutics Chemistry, Biochemistry, Nanomaterials, Medicine, nanomedicine, Environmental science

Research Interests: drug delivery, tissue engineering, regenerative medicine, and biosensing, nanomaterials

Keywords: nano, materials, medicine, water, environmental, drug, delivery


1) Sedeky, A. S., Khalil, I. A., Hefnawy, A., & El-Sherbiny, I. M. (2018). Development of core-shell nanocarrier system for augmenting piperine cytotoxic activity against human brain cancer cell line. European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 118, 103-112.

2) El-Far, M., Salah, N., Essam, A., Abd El-Azim, A. O., & El-Sherbiny, I. M. (2018). Silymarin nanoformulation as potential anticancer agent in experimental ehrlich ascites carcinoma-bearing animals. Nanomedicine, 13(15), 1865-1888.

3) Arafa, K., Shamma, R. N., El-Gazayerly, O. N., & El-Sherbiny, I. M. (2018). Facile development, characterization, and optimization of new metformin-loaded nanocarrier system for efficient colon cancer adjunct therapy. Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, 44(7), 1158-1170

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1) Degradable Urea fertilizers , ASRT Fund

2) Design, develop and in-vitro evaluate some Nano- and Nano-in-Micro particles incorporating certain therapeutic agents for targeted treatment of asthma and Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) , USA Fund

3) Innovative nano-nano-nano-friendly, bio-degradable nano-structure and release of fertilizer and pesticides in an extended and controllable manner that can improve soil sand retention, STDF Fund



1) Egyptian State Incentive Award in Science

2) Venice Kamel Goda Award for Scientific Creativity for Young Researchers in the field of materials science and its applications

3) Selected among a group of top 40 European Union professors to form the new COST action committee, "Simm-Inhale”, which focuses on the pulmonary drug delivery’s research