Obayya to be Vice Chair for Academic Affairs

Prof. Salah Obayya, vice chair for academic affairs

Prof. Salah Obayya, vice chair for academic affairs

Prof. Salah Obayya, director general of research institutes, has been appointed to be the vice chair for academic affairs effective April 1, 2015. The new appointment came as a decision of the City’s Board of Directors on March 17, 2015. Obayya follows Prof. Sherif Sedky, academic president, who will be leaving the City by April 1, to return to The American University in Cairo (AUC) as its Provost.

Through his position, Obayya will be responsible for overseeing the academic matters of the University of Science and Technology as well as Zewail City’s research institutes.