Biography

Amr A. Adly received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in Elect. Power Eng. from Cairo University (CU), and the Ph.D. degree in EE from the University of Maryland (UM), College Park, USA, in 1992. He also worked as a Magnetic Measurement Instrumentation Senior Scientist at LDJ Electronics, Michigan, USA, during 1993–1994. Since 1994, he has been a faculty member in the Faculty of Engineering, CU. He also worked in the USA as a Visiting Research Prof. at UM during the summers of 1996–2000. He worked as a consultant to the UNESCO Cairo office and as an expert to the EU Commission to develop an 11 Million Euro RDI Grant. He also established and directed the R&D Component at the Egyptian Industrial Modernization Center in the period 2006-2007. Prof. Adly has published more than 130 reviewed papers, holds one U.S. patent. He has been awarded the 1994 Egyptian State Encouragement Prize, the 2002 Shoman Foundation Young Arab Scientist Prize, the 2006 Egyptian State Excellence Prize, the 2016 University of Maryland ECE Dept. Distinguished Alumni Award and the 2016 Egyptian State Merit Prize in Engineering Sciences. He has been promoted to IEEE Fellow in 2011 and is currently serving in the Editorial Board of Elsevier JAR, IEEE Trans. Magn. and as a member of the IEEE Mag. Soc. Technical Committee. He chaired numerous sessions in IEEE Intermag Conferences, reviewed more than 300 papers, acted as the PI of several international research projects and supervised more than 15 PhD and MS students. Prof. Adly served as the Vice Dean of Education in the period 2010-2012 and as the Vice Dean of Graduate Studies and Research in the period 2012-2014. He also served  in the period 2014-2015 as the Executive Director of the Science and Technology Development Fund (STDF). Since January 2016 Prof. Adly has been appointed as Cairo University Vice President for Graduate Studies and Research.