Recent News

Zewail City research sparks debate about origins of the universe

Findings of a study done by researchers at the Center for Theoretical Physics have sparked a debate questioning the widely known big bang theory as an explanation for the origins of the universe. 

Obituary: Dr Charles Vest, Zewail City board member, passed away Thursday

Dr. Charles M. Vest, president of the National Academy of Engineering, passed away on Thursday, December 12 at his home in Arlington, Virginia after a battle with pancreatic cancer. 

Zewail City organizes Pollution and Human Health Awareness Day

Zewail City is organizing a seminar titled Pollution and Human Health Awareness Day as part of its role in Egyptian community service and in maintaining the health of its individuals.

 

Dr. Nagwa Elnewishy represents Zewail City on wind erosion

Dr. Nagwa Elnwishy, researcher at the University of Science and Technology at Zewail City, was a guest speaker at the International Colloquium on Wind Erosion in Arid and Semi-arid African Regions.

Zewail City friends honored

Professor Sherif Sedky, provost of the University of Science and Technology, honored Zewail City Friends for their effective role during the admission process of the first cohort of students at the university last September.

Dr. Sameh Ali invited to international brain forum

Dr. Sameh Ali, director of the Center for Aging and Associated Diseases (CAAD), is invited to attend The Brain Forum – Challenging the Future, the first of its kind in the Middle East region. 

MENA region ranks lowest in HIV treatment coverage

In 2012, the World Health Organization announced that the North Africa and Middle East region was home to around 347,000 infected people and had the worst treatment coverage in the world.

Dr. Sameh Ali lectures at Cairo University

Dr. Sameh Ali, director of the Center for Aging and Associated Diseases, gave a lecture at Cairo University's Faculty of Pharmacy on November 25, 2013.

Dr. Albert De Roeck lectures at Zewail City on Higgs Boson

Albert De Roeck, professor at the University of Antwerp in Belgium, gave a seminar at Zewail City on the discovery of the Higgs Boson.

Sherif Yahia Stars of Science Finalist and inventor gives a lecture at Zewail City of Science and Technology

Sherif Yahia, one the finalist in Stars of Science competitions 2013, gave a lecture at Zewail City of Science and Technology on  17 November 2013.

Nature Middle East highlights a study published by the team of Center for Theoretical Physics at Zewail City

A new study published in The Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics (JCAP) by Dr. Ahmed Farag Ali, Assistant professor at Center for Theoretical Physics (CTP) and Dr. Adel Awad, Former Associate Professor -at the same Center, has been highlighted by Nature Middle East (NME).

First cohort of the University of Science and Technology elects its Student Union – the first in the history of Zewail City

The University of Science and technology Student Union elections took place last Tuesday 12 November 2013 for the first time in the history of the University.

Writer and thinker El-Sayed Yassin gives a lecture at Zewail City of Science and Technology

El-Sayed Yassin, Former Director of Al-Ahram Center for political and strategic Studies, gave a lecture at Zewail City on 10 November 2013.

Leading Egyptian biochemistry and molecular genetics professor elected as a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Preventive Medicine, UK

Cairo, 30 October – Sherif El-Khamisy, Ph.D., Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, Director of the Center for Genomics (CG) at Zewail City of Science and Technology has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Preventive Medicine. El-Khamisy was elected from 164 nominees to be the first Egyptian and Arab scientist who receives such an international recognition.

El-Khamisy was elected for his track record in the field of genomics and his scientific contributions especially his work on DNA repair

Egypt’s scientific creativity research award goes to leading nanomaterials professor

Cairo, 8 October - Ibrahim El-Sherbiny, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Nanomaterials Science, University of Science and Technology at Zewail City of Science and Technology has received Dr Venice Kamel Award for Scientific Creativity for Young Researchers in the field of Materials Science and its Applications. This award is offered to those who produce research of outstanding scientific value and have demonstrated rigor in the research and originality, it stresses on applied research in subjects related to development issues and solving societal problems.