Towards a New Generation of Engaged Universities:
The Need to Act, Adapt and Transform

16th – 18thApril, 2024 | Kempinski Central Avenue (Formerly the Address Dubai Mall), Dubai, UAE

Prof. Amr Ezzat Salama

  • Secretary General of the Association of Arab Universities
  • Dr. Amr Ezzat Salama is a Professor of Structural Engineering in Helwan University, Egypt
  • Dr. Amr Salama was the Counselor of The American University in Cairo. He was the focal point
    between the Egyptian Authorities and AUC Administration. Dr. Salama maintained excellent
    contacts with ministries, Egyptian universities and the Supreme Council of Universities to
    develop good relations with AUC and help implement the accreditation process for all AUC
    academic degrees.
  • Dr. Amr is the Former Minister of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Technology of
  • He was also the Former member of the Shura Council (upper house of the parliament of Egypt)
    and head of its housing committee.
  • Dr. Salama is the Chairman of the Management Engineering Society and the Chairman of the
    Board of Trustees and the President of the Executive Bureau of 57357 Foundation (Children
    Cancer Hospital).
  • In addition, Dr. Salama is the Chairman of the Council of Housing and Building of Academy of
    Scientific Research and Technology.
  • Formerly, Dr. Salama served as Chairman of the Housing and Building National Research
    Centre and President of Helwan University.
  • Dr. Salama has worked as Professor of Civil Engineering and Chair of the University’s Centre for
    Technology Development.
  • He received the Excellency Award in 2006 and the State Award for Science in Engineering
    Science in 1012.
  • He is a holder of PhD in Structural Engineering from Heriot-Watt, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    and his Master in Maritime Civil Engineering, from Manchester United kingdom as well. and he
    earned his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering degree from Cairo University.
  • Received the Honorary Professorship title of the Lomonosov Moscow State University in 2020
  • Received the Honorary Doctorate title of the Belgorod Moscow State University in 2021.

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