Research News

Center for Photonics and Smart Materials awarded NTRA fund

Professor Salah Obayya, director of the Center for Photonics and Smart Materials at Zewail City, has been awarded the National Telecommunication Regulatory Authority Fund of 1.5 million Egyptian pounds for the year 2014.

Zewail City professor wins Abdul Hameed Shoman Award for Arab Researchers

Professor Salah Obayya, director of the Center for Photonics and Smart Materials, has won the 2013 Abdul Hameed Shoman Award for Arab Researchers in engineering sciences. 

Zewail City Researcher Provides Possible Answer on Black Holes' fate

A new study published in Physical Review D led by Dr. Ahmed Farag Ali, assistant professor at the Center for Fundamental Physics, has been highlighted by Nature Middle East.

Solar Energy Control by Nano-optical Methods

At Zewail City of Science and Technology, professor Salah Obayya and his team have developed novel nano-optical techniques with the aid of computer-based designs to significantly increase the efficiency of solar cells.

Professor Sherif El-Khamisy Mutation Gene Discovery in Nature Middle East

Scientists have identified a gene mutation that can cause intellectual disability, seizures and ataxia that could help improve personalized cancer therapy.

Center for Genomics Researcher Publishes on Behcet’s Disease

Dr. Mohamed Ashour, research assistant at the Center for Genomics, published a paper titled Polymorphisms of Interleukin 6 and Interleukin 10 in Egyptian People with Behcet's in the journal Immunobiology.

Zewail City scientists discover the cause of neural dysfunction

Scientists, co-led by Dr. Sherif El-Khamisy at Zewail City's Center of Genomics, identified a defect in a genetic pathway in individuals with impaired neural function.

Academy of Scientific Research and Technology honors Dr. Ibrahim El-Sherbiny

The Egyptian Academy of Scientific Research and Technology has honored Dr. Ibrahim El-Sherbiny, associate professor of material sciences at the University of Science and Technology. 

Academy of Scientific Research and Technology honors Professor Salah Obayya

The Egyptian Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT) has honored Professor Salah Obayya, director of the Center for Photonics and Smart Materials (CPSM) at Zewail City of Science and Technology. 

Dr. Sherif El-Khamisy ranks 3rd in best researchers list

Dr. Sherif El-Khamisy, director of the Center for Genomics at Zewail City, has been ranked third in ARSCO's list of best researchers in the Arab world in the fields of biochemistry and molecular biology. 

Dr. Marwan Emara publishes new study in Oncology Reports

Dr. Marwan Emara, associate professor at the Center for Aging and Associated Diseases, has published a paper titled Effect of Hypoxia on Angiogenesis Related Factors in Glioblastoma Cells in the February 2014 edition of Oncology Reports.

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).

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.

Egypt’s highest scientific research award goes to leading photonics professor

Cairo, 8 October - Salah Obayya, Ph.D., Professor of Photonics and Director of the Center for Photonics and Smart Materials (CPSM) at Zewail City of Science and Technology has received the State Award for Academic Excellence in Engineering Sciences. Obayya has been awarded for his work published in one of the most cited international journals: Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) journal.

Professor Salah Obayya wins the State Award Excellence in Engineering Sciences

Professor Salah Obayya, Director of Center for Photonics and Smart Materials at Zewail City of Science and Technology, wins State Award of Excellence in Engineering Sciences. The prize is worth 100,000 Egyptian pounds in addition to a silver medal. Obayya has won the State Incentive Award for Engineering Sciences in 2005/2006.