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Regional Coordinators

Dr. Ayman Kassem

Ayman Kassem, PhD

Professor of Aerospace Engineering, Cairo University

Dr. Kassem has received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Aerospace Engineering from Cairo University in 1990 and 1993 respectively. He got his Ph.D. in 1998 from Old Dominion University, USA. He joined Aerospace Department at Cairo University in 1998 as an assistant professor and he joined the research and training team for EgyptSat-1 satellite project (1999-2001). He got a second Master degree in Computer Science in 2002. From 2004 to 2011, he had joined Aerospace department at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), Saudi Arabia.

During his stay at KFUPM, Dr. Kassem had developed the syllabi for the flight and space dynamics and control courses in the newly establishing Aerospace department. He also shared in shaping the strategic plan for the development of Space and Aeronautical capabilities for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (2008-2012). Now, he is a professor of flight and space dynamics and control in Aerospace Engineering Department, Cairo University.

Dr. Kassem teaching and research interests include: Flight and Space Dynamics and Control, Modeling, Simulation, and Optimization. He has developed and taught 17 different courses. He also published more than 40 scientific papers, one book, two book chapters and three patents.

Contact:draymank(at)yahoo.com

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Dr. IbrahimMohammed Khalil Ibrahim, Ph.D.

Professor, Aerospace Engineering Department, EGYPT-JAPAN University of Science and Technology (E-JUST), Egypt

Dr. Khalil received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Aerospace Engineering from Cairo University in 1991 and 1996, respectively, and his Ph.D. from Nagoya University, Japan, in 2002. He has taught at EGYPT-JAPAN University of Science and Technology (Egypt), Cairo University (Egypt), Nagoya University (Japan), University of Petroleum and Minerals (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia), Nihon University (Japan) and Rabat International University (Morocco). He is currently Professor of Aerospace Engineering at EGYPT-JAPAN University of Science and Technology (E-JUST). He had also industrial experience through employment at Volvo Car Corporation in Sweden as wind tunnel testing engineer (1996-1997), Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in Japan as senior product development engineer (2001-2003), Transtechno-Egypt, an Engineering Consultation office, as CTO (2003-2011) and Egyptian Space Agency as Deputy CEO (2019-2022). He had also industrial experience through collaboration projects with Nippon Steel Ltd., Eqous Ltd., Densotechno Ltd., Mitsubishi Car Corporation and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). He has published more than 80 articles in international journals and conferences. He is an active reviewer for many journals and conferences. Dr. Khalil was member of the development team of a Nano-satellite called NEXUS developed by Nihon University (Japan) and launched successfully to space in January 2019 and still in operation. Dr. Khalil research interests include computational fluid dynamics (CFD), experimental fluid dynamics (EFD), aeroacoustics, and flow induced sound and vibration, flight dynamics and nano-satellite technology. He is senior member of JSASS, JSME, AIAA, and UNISEC.

Aerospace Engineering Department, EGYPT-JAPAN University of Science and Technology (E-JUST), Egypt

Contact:
Mohammed.khalil(at)ejust.edu.eg

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