A Professor of Multimedia (Information Technology)

Hesham N. Elmahdy received his B.Sc. in Automobile Engineering with honor degree in the Military Technical Collage, Cairo in 1981.

He received his first M. Sc. in Computer Science from the Institute of Statistical Studies & Research, Cairo University, Cairo in 1992.

He received his second M.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Mississippi in August 1996.

He received his Ph D in Computer Science from the University of Mississippi in December 1997.

He is a Professor at the Information Technology Department in Faculty of Computers and Information, Cairo University.

He has been teaching many courses, heading and participating developing IT projects with others, heading and organizing conferences sessions and workshops, advising Ph.D. and M.Sc. students.

His past research was in building Arabic Knowledge Engineering tools. His current research interests are Networks, Distance Learning, and Multimedia.

Dr. Eng. Elmahdy was nominated to get the "King Faisal International" prize in Islamic Studies in 1993.

He was elected to join the Upsilon Pi Epsilon Chapter of the University of Mississippi in April 1995. He has been joined to The Order of The Engineer of USA since May 1997.

He has been included in: the 2006-2007 (9th.) Edition of Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, the Outstanding Scientists of The 21st Century Cambridge UK, 2007, and in the 2009 (26th.) Edition of Who's Who in the World

He got many prizes: The Best Invotive Idea to Develop Cairo University in 2008, Supervising the Best M.Sc. In FCI Cairo University in 2010, and Ideal Faculty Member Medal 2011.

His current research interests are Networks, Distance Learning, and Multimedia. Hesham was honored "The Best Professor of Information Technology in Africa" award from The African Education Leadership Awards in Dec, 2012. His name was included many times for his contributions in: the 2006-2007 (9th.) Edition of Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, the Outstanding Scientists of The 21st. Century, Cambridge, UK, 2007, and the 2009 (26th.) Edition of Who's Who in The World. He was selected to be the Professor of the Year in 2011 and in 2012. He was awarded and nominated for many prizes (locally and internationally).

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