Faculty News


On behalf of the President of Alexandria University, Dr. Essam El Kurdy, Dr. Hisham Gaber, the Vice President for Education and Student Affairs inaugurated the third meeting of the National Cancer Research Network ECRN. The event was attended the presidents of (South Valley - Zagazig - Menoufia – Sohag - Fayoum - Minya - Beni Suef) Universities, the Universities Deputies, Dr. Emad Hegazi, the Executive Director of Science and Technology Development Fund and Dr. Noha Awad; the executive director of AU Center for Cancer Research.

Dr. Gaber praised this meeting and thanked the efforts of Egyptian National Cancer Research Network ECRN. this meeting aims at encouraging scientific cooperation between the Egyptian universities and activating the utilization of research outputs in the field of cancer research and maximizing the returns on the national economy from research investments.

Dr. Gaber declared that the meeting witnessed inclusion of new Egyptian universities to the National Cancer Research Network  so the total number will be 20.

The meeting included many discussion session about cancer in participation with Oncology Institute and Scientific Research Professors.



The Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University will hold the 70th graduation ceremony batch 2016 on Friday 14th of October 2016 in faculty headquarter.

In this regard, the Dean Dr. Abdel Aziz Konswa stated faculty commitment to education development and preparation of students for the labor market. He also affirmed keeping contact with alumni and the importance of Continuing Education to achieve our dreams for Egypt.



The Council of Deans of Alexandria university during its urgent meeting on Tuesday 12/9/2017 headed by university president Dr. Essam El Kurdi approved the proposal of the Dean Dr. Alsayed Alsaify to provide curriculums on CD for the students of the four classes in the Faculty of Commerce and to provide computer labs.

He also suggested to provide 300 copy in the library for free borrowing and to create recordings and videos by each professor to be available on YouTube.

The Council also approved the proposal of the acting Dean of the Faculty of Arts Dr. Ghada Moss who suggested to generalis the trail of providing electronic books for the open education system.

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Alexandria University Council for Community Service and Environment Development during its meeting held on Wednesday 21 September 2016 under the chairmanship of Dr. Essam El-Kurdi, the university deputy for Community Service and Environment Development and acting president of the university was informed that the Supreme Council of Universities and adopted the professional Diploma in Reproductive Medicine in the Faculty of Medicine. The Supreme Council also approved the new internal regulation of the Institute of Graduate Studies and Research with credit hours system.


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.