Profile

College / Department

Teaching areas

Fluid mechanics, gas dynamics, measuring instruments, Engineering mathematics, microfluidics

Research areas

Microfluidics and its biological applications including biological sample processing, medical diagnostics, cellular mechanobiology, and swimming behavior of sperm cells. I am also interested in studying the physics of liquid manipulation on the microscale including electrowetting, contact angle saturation, and digital microfluidics.

Education

PhD, University of Toronto, Canada, 2009
MASc, Concordia University, Canada, 2003
BSc, Assiut University, Egypt, 1998

Professional experience

University of Toronto, ON, Canada, 2009-2010
Zewail City of Science and Technology, Cairo, Egypt, 2015-2018
Assiut University, Egypt, 2010-2018
Assistant Professor at Assiut University(2010 - 2016)
Director of the Knowledge Transfer office (KTO) at Assiut University, Egypt(2011 - 2013)
Post Doctoral Fellow at University of Toronto(2009 - 2010)

Memberships

Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)
Royal Society of Chemistry, 2016 - present
American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2016 - 2016

Contact

mabdelgawad@aus.edu
+971 6 515 2965