Recent News

University of Science and Technology, AUC sign cooperation agreement

The University of Science and Technology has signed a cooperation agreement with the School of Continuing Education (SCE) at the American University in Cairo (AUC).

Zewail City professor to present keynote lecture at international conference

In light of Zewail City’s eagerness to communicate and collaborate with all Egyptian universities and research organizations in its bid to establish a scientific research base, Dr. Nagwa El-Badri, head of the Biomedical Science Department at The University of Science and Technology, will be the keynote speaker for the plenary session of the first annual conference by the Arabic Foundation for Molecular Genetics and Stem Cell Technology entitled “The International Conference of Stem Cell Applications and Human Genome”. The conference is scheduled to be held on 20-21 February at the Nile Tower Hotel (formerly Grand Hyatt Cairo)

The University of Science and Technology at Zewail City to begin admission process on 3 March 2013

In light of the issuance of Law No. 161 for Zewail City of Science and Technology on 20 December 2012, The University of Science and Technology is pleased to announce that its admissions process will begin on Sunday, 3 March 2013 for high school graduates (Thanaweya Amma, Thanaweya Azharia, and foreign diplomas). This year, three hundred students will be admitted to the university.

Zewail City receives new equipment for its university and research institutes

As part of its goal towards the establishment of a scientific research base in Egypt, Zewail City of Science and Technology has managed to successfully procure the most exclusive, state-of-the-art technologies available in the Middle East.

Misr El Kheir Foundation honors CTP director on ‘Day of Knowledge’

Zewail City of Science and Technology is proud that Dr. Shaaban Khalil, director of the City’s Center for Theoretical Physics (CTP), will be honored by the Misr El Kheir Foundation’s Scientific Publication Award. The award is in recognition of his leading scientific contributions in the field of theoretical physics

Leading photonics pioneer visits the CPSM

Dr. Bahaa Saleh, the dean of the College of Optics and Photonics (CREOL) at the University of Central Florida, gave a talk on 3 January 2013 at the Center for Photonics and Smart Materials (CPSM) titled "Future of Photonics". Dr. Saleh also sat with Dr. Salah Obayya, the director of the Center for Photonics and Smart Materials, to discuss future research collaboration between the CPSM and CREOL.

Zewail City to participate in Bioblast Conference on Mitochondrial Competence

Dr. Sameh Ali, director of Zewail City’s Center for Aging and Associated Diseases (CAAD), has been invited to participate in Bioblast 2012 - Conference on Mitochondrial Competence, which will be held from 10-12 December in Innsbruck, Austria. During the conference, Ali will present his latest research, as well as the progress made by Zewail City in establishing the CAAD. Ali has also been invited to join the Bioblast International Scientific Committee.

National Project for Scientific Renaissance

Zewail City of Science and Technology--Egypt's National Project for Scientific Renaissance--announces that Lawyer Ragai Attia has been entrusted with all legal measures and actions needed to proceed with the Project’s completion. This Project was adopted and approved by the Egyptian legal system and was donated to by the great people of Egypt with the aim of advancing Egypt's national interest, and therefore, Attia will be confronting and resolving any constraints that may arise and will be taking all means deemed necessary to push this National Project forward along the path of renaissance

Zewail City’s International Supreme Advisory Board welcomes its seventh Nobel Laureate

Zewail City is pleased to announce that Dr. William Phillips, the 1997 Nobel Prize Laureate in Physics, has joined Zewail City's International Supreme Advisory Board. Phillips was a co-winner of the Nobel Prize in the field of atomic physics for the "development of new methods to cool and trap atoms with laser light".

Zewail City at ESOF2012

Egyptian teenager shines at ESOF 2012 Dublin

 A number of sessions were held at the European Science Open Forum (ESOF2012) on Thursday, 12 July 2012, at the Convention Centre in Dublin. One of the most interesting sessions was the Invention Convention, where creative young minds pitched their innovations in three minutes or less to a panel of distinguished judges.

Zewail City appoints faculty expert in nuclear engineering and plasma physics

Dr. Ali Abdou will be joining Zewail City as associate professor at The university of Science and Technology starting February 2013. He specializes in the fields of plasma physics and nanofabrication. Abdou will help develop the course material for the subjects of materials science and nanotechnology engineering at the university.

Zewail City: hub for high caliber Egyptians with international expertise

High caliber academics in various fields of research and development are joining the team of international expertise at the City. The latest group is in the area of biophysics, nanoscience, and biotechnology.

Zewail City Appoints Director of Photonics and Smart Materials

Zewail City is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Salah Obayya as Director of the Center for Photonics and Smart Materials hosted by the Institute for Energy, Environment and Space (IEES). His appointment begins 1 August, 2012.

Zewail City and Banque Misr Establish Economics Center and Scholarship Fund

Zewail City of Science and Technology and Banque Misr have partnered to establish the Talaat Harb Center for Economics and Global Affairs at Zewail City and to establish a scholarship fund for The University of Science and Technology students.

Zewail City Launches Genome Initiative at Helmy Institute for Medical Sciences

Zewail City is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Sherif El-Khamisy from the University of Sussex, UK to head the Genome Unit for Medical Sciences. Professor El-Khamisy will begin his appointment as Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics 1 August, 2013. Starting 1 July, 2012 El-Khamisy will be an adjunct professor for exchanging scientific knowledge between British institutions and Zewail City.