Bio

Prof. Amr A. Adly, received the B.S. and M.S. degrees from Cairo University and the Ph.D. degree in Elect. Eng. from the University of Maryland, College Park, USA in 1992. He worked as a Senior Magnetics Scientist at LDJ Electronics, Michigan, USA, during 1993–1994. He also worked in the USA as a Visiting Professor at the University of Maryland during the summers of 1996–2000. He worked as a consultant to the UNESCO Cairo office and as an expert to the EU Commission, established and directed the R&D Division of the Egyptian Industrial Modernization Center. He published about 130 reviewed papers and holds one U.S. patent, reviewed more than 300 papers, chaired many sessions in international Conferences, and served as the Principal Investigator of several joint international research projects. He has been previously awarded the Egyptian State Encouragement Prize, the  Shoman Foundation Arab Scientist Prize, the Egyptian State Excellence Prize, the 2016 University of Maryland ECE Dept. Distinguished Alumni Award, the 2016 Egyptian State Merit Prize in Engineering Sciences and the Presidential First Class Medal of Science and Arts. He has been promoted to the IEEE Fellow status in 2011 and is currently serving on the Editorial Board of IEEE Transactions on Magnetics. In the period 2010-2014 Prof. Adly served as the Cairo University Faculty of Engineering Vice Dean and served in the period 2014-2015 as the Executive Director of Egypt’s Science and Technology Development Fund. He served as Cairo University Vice President for Graduate Studies and Research during the period January 2016 till June 2018. In the period June 2018 till December 2019, Prof. Adly has been appointed as the Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research for Universities Affairs. Currently he is performing his duties as a Professor at the Dept. of Elect. Power Engineering, Cairo University.