Recent News

Zewail City, ANSOLE organize the International Conference on Renewable Energy (INCORE2016)

In celebration of the 5th anniversary of the African Network for Solar Energy (ANSOLE), Zewail City of Science and Technology and ANSOLE are organizing the International Conference on Renewable Energy (INCORE2016).

Inauguration of Zewail City’s Ph.D. Program

Zewail City of Science and Technology is pleased to invite highly qualified researchers to apply for the doctor of philosophy

Zewail City Students Advance to Hult Prize Regional Finals

Earlier in December 2015, 13 teams of Zewail City undergraduates competed in the inaugural Hult Prize competition, held at Zewail City, for a chance to win $ 1 million.

Zewail City Welcomes Two Prestigious New Board Members

Zewail City of Science and Technology is pleased to announce that Prof. Thomas F. Rosenbaum, president of California Institute of Technology (Caltech), USA, and Mr. Samih Sawiris, founder and chairman of Orascom Development Holding (ODH.SW), Egypt, joined its Supreme Advisory Board (SAB).

Vice Chairman of Zewail City Receives ‘Arab Creativity Award 2015’

The Arab Thought Foundation has awarded Professor Salah Obayya, vice chair for academic affairs at Zewail City of Science and Technology, the Arab Creativity Award 2015 for science on Monday, December 7, 2015.

Porous Organic Polymers: Toward Reducing CO2 Emissions

With the increasing impacts of climate change on our society, reducing emissions of Carbon dioxide (CO2) and separating it from non-harmful flue gas is essential for mitigation measures. 

CFP Hosts the 5th Egyptian School on High Energy Physics

The Center for Fundamental Physics (CFP) at Zewail City hosted the 5th Egyptian School on High Energy Physics during the period from November 14 to 19, 2015. The school aims at providing extensive courses on the basic topics of theoretical, computational and experimental particle physics for Egyptian and regional graduates.

IEEE Zewail City Students Honor Faculty Members with Distinguished Teacher Award

Against its tradition of arranging technical events, IEEE Zewail City Student Branch dedicated its 2015 closing ceremony to present the Disitinguished Teacher Awards to selected faculty members as a gesture to show their gratitude for the the continous suport they receive.

Zewail City Students Visit New Campus Location

A group of 40 University of Science and Technology students got the chance to tour the new campus of Zewail City of Science and Technology at October Gardens, 6th of October City, on November 4, 2015. The visit, organized by the Student Affairs Office, aims at providing students with a firsthand account of the ongoing progress at the new campus.

ASRT Honors Three Zewail City Scientists

The Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT) announced the winners of the 2014 individuals and authorities prizes on October 27, 2015. Zewail City scientists Ibrahim El-Sherbiny, Ahmed Maarouf, and Mohamed Farahat were named among the recipients of the ASRT awards this year.

Dream to Reality through Science: A Lecture by Essam Sharaf

On October 19, 2015, Essam Sharaf, professor of road engineering at Cairo University, visited Zewail City of Science and Technology where he gave a talk to more than 100 student and faculty member. Titled “Dream to Reality through Science,” Sharaf’s talk focused on the important role science plays in shaping the future.

Zewail City Students Win Biotechnology Competition

For the second time in a row, University of Science and Technology students achieved the first place in the Science Operations Leaders in Egypt (SOLE) competition which took place September 12, 2015 at the Faculty of Agriculture, Ain Shams University.

Salah Obayya to Receive Senior Doctor of Science Degree from Reputable University in U.K.

Professor Salah Obayya, vice chairman, academic affairs, at Zewail City of Science and Technology, has been chosen to receive the Senior Doctor of Science degree by City University London, U.K. during the university’s convocation ceremony in January 2016.

El-Khamisy Wins Abdul Hameed Shoman Award for Arab Researchers

Professor Sherif El-Khamisy, director of the Center for Genomics at Zewail City of Science and Technology, won the 2014 Abdul Hameed Shoman Award for Arab Researchers in medical and health sciences. The award recognizes the valuable research work El-Khamisy has conducted in the field of upscale molecular genetics.

Prof. Ahmed Zewail Honored Faculty Members with Tenureship Positions

Prof. Ahmed Zewail awarded tenureship positions to three faculty members for the first time in the history of Zewail City of Science and Technology, on Tuesday, August 11, 2015.