College / Department

Teaching areas

Materials Science, Manufacturing Processes, Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM), CAD/CAM, Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM), Advanced Manufacturing systems, Automation of Manufacturing Systems, Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials.

Research areas

Material modeling, predicting failure behavior using numerical or experimental techniques, tailoring performance through developing functionally graded/composite/nano materials, optimizing manufacturing process to minimize cost /enhance sustainability, using facility planning/simulation/automation tools to improve system’s performance specifically manufacturing and traffic systems.


PhD, Engineering Mechanics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, United States
MS, Mechanical Engineering /Design, The American University in Cairo, Egypt
BS, Mechanical EngineeringDouble Option: 1. Materials & Manufacturing 2. DesignMinor: Computer Science, The American University in Cairo, Egypt

Professional experience

Associate Professor at American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates(2013 - Present)
Associate Professor at ALHOSN University, United Arab Emirates(2013 - 2013)
Assistant Professor at ALHOSN University, United Arab Emirates(2006 - 2013)
Graduate Research & Teaching Assistant at Virginia Tech, United States(2001 - 2005)
Teaching and Research Assistant at The American Univesirty in Cairo, Egypt(1999 - 2001)
Mechanical Engineer at Dar Al-Handasah Consultants, Egypt(1999 - 2000)


Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers, 2015 - present
Society for the Advancement of ​Material and Process Engineering, 2015 - present
American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1999 - present
Egyptian Syndicate for Engineers, 1999 - present
Society of Women in Engineering, ALHOSN University, UAE., 2009 - 2013
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