Faculty News


Dr. Abdul Aziz Konswa, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering congratulated and honored the student Saber Fekry Sakhr from the Department of Production Engineering for achieving the first place in the international contest for youth and sustainable development ZERO HACKATHON 2016 which was held in Rome – Italy.

The competition was held in the period from 29 November to 2 December 2016 under auspices of Food and Agriculture

Organization (FAO), the International Youth Foundation and the International Organization for Society Development in Italy.

The student Saber Sakhr invented a new technique for water purification named TWOPRO and designed to be one of the effective solutions for the problem of water pollution suffered by the international community in genera and Egypt in particular. According to the World Health Organization estimates, more than 768 million people depend on the supply of non-improved water containing high levels of pollutants.


In the framework of the celebration of AU Diamond Jubilee, the Faculty of Commerce held charity market for students. The event was held under auspices of Acting Dean Dr. Yehya Abdel Ghani

Abu Al-Futouh to strengthen social solidarity. The market started on Tuesday 20/12/2016 with participation of faculty members and the Graduates Community of the Faculty of Commerce in addition to Dr. Mohamed Omar Hammad Abu Doh, the Faculty deputy for Community Service and Environment Development.


Dr. Rushdy Zahran, President of Alexandria University declared that the total number of faculties and institutes of Alexandria University, which was accredited by the National Authority for Quality Assurance and Accreditation of Education became 11 faculty and institute.

This came after the meeting held in the Faculty of Engineering with Prof. Dr. Johansen Eid, the Manager of NAQAAE on the occasion of opening of a branch of the authority in AU. During the meeting, it was announced that the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine obtained the accreditation.

The meeting was attended by Prof. Dr. Essam El-Kurdi the University Vice President for Community Service and Environment Development, Prof. Dr. Abdel Aziz Konswa; Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Prof. Dr. Ashraf Nazem; Dean of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Prof. Dr. Kamal Metwalli, Director of Quality Assurance Center of AU and a group of teaching staff members.


Dr. Essam El-Kurdi, the university deputy for Community Service and Environment Development and acting president of the university stressed on understanding the differences between the university level study and earlier education stages. He explained that the university study requires continuous communication between students and teaching staff, practicing scientific research and improving skills through development courses and student activities.

This came during a meeting organized by the Faculty of Medicine on Saturday morning, 24 of September 2016 to receive new students with a participation of Dr. Hisham Gaber, the university

deputy for Student Affairs and faculties deans in order to follow up which security procedures to secure students and university facilities at the first day of the academic year.


Dr. Roshdy Zahran, the President of Alexandria University appointed Dr. Mohamed Hazem Abu Youssef, the professor at Physical Training Department in the Faculty of Physical Education (Girls) as the Faculty Deputy for Community Services and Environment Development.