Dr. Tawfik Ismail received the B.Sc. (with honors) from the department of Electronics and Communication, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt, in 2001. He joined the National Institute of Laser Enhanced Science (NILES) in the department of Enginnering Application of Laser (EAL), Cairo University in 2003 as research Assistant. He received the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in the department of EAL in 2009 and 2013, respectively.

Dr. Tawfik is Currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Engineering Applications of Laser (NILES), Cairo University, Egypt. He  is a Research Assistant Professor at the Center for Nano-electronics and Devices (CND) at the American University in Cairo (AUC), Cairo, Egypt.  Also, Dr. Tawfik  is a Reseach Associate in the department of Electronics and Communication, Faculty of Engineering (ECFE), Cairo University, Egypt.

Dr. Tawfik’s research interests include optical and wireless networks, IoT, Biomedical telemetry and Optoelectronics. Dr. Tawfik is currently the CoPI of two successful research projects funded by the National Telecom Regularity Authority (NTRA) and Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA). These projects with collaboration between University of Cairo, Egypt and University of Toronto, Canada.

Dr. Tawfik has a solid technical experience in information technology from his collaboration with the industrial companies over more than 10 years. In addition, he has several certifications support his experiences in services, networks and management levels.