Dr. Mahmoud Abdrabou has been appointed as the Acting Executive President of Zewail City
On the basis of a mandate from Zewail City's Board of Trustees headed by Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Dr. Mahmoud Abdrabou has been appointed as the Acting Executive President of Zewail City for one year or until the completion of appointing the new Executive President.
This comes in succession to Dr. Sherif Sedky who has recently submitted his resignation effective Thursday August 13, 2020.
Dr. Mahmoud Abdrabou is the Dean of Strategic Affairs and Director of the Accreditation Unit at Zewail City. He earned his Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering with honors in 1987 and his Master of Science in mechanical design engineering in 1990 from the Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, where he worked as a demonstrator and Assistant Lecturer.
He received his doctorate degree in mechanical design in 1995 through a joint supervision program between Cairo University and Aachen University in Germany. In 2005, he was promoted to professor, and in April 2017 he was appointed as the Dean of Strategic Affairs in the University of Science Technology at Zewail City.