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Dr. Hisham El-Askary the Professor of Geoscience and remote sensing systems in USA stated that the Egyptian government is seeking to save more energy to carry out projects that lead to the desired economic growth. This came during the celebration prepared by Alexandria University on Thursday (17/7/2017) to honor the world heart surgeon and Dr. Magdy Yaakoub.

Dr. El-Askary said that Egyptian scientists abroad must have a role in the service of their motherland and should stand with the State to achieve the vision of Egypt 2030. He added that it is necessary to find alternative sources of clean and renewable energy, revealing that he is seeking to create sustainability model for the hospital in order that it can work 24 hours over the week.


President of Alexandria University Dr. Essam El-Kurdy on Sunday (20/8/2017) received Dr. Khaled Salah Hanafi the Lecturer in the Faculty of Education who was awarded the State Award for Scientific Research Excellence in 2016 awarded by the Union of Arabic Scientific Research Councils (based in Khartoum). Dr. Hanafy was awarded for his research "Technological incubators as mechanisms to link between the university and the production sectors in the areas of scientific research and community service". Dr. Hanafy came in the third position within 76 researcher applied for the award from universities and scientific institutions from different Arab countries.

The Rector emphasized the University keenness to encourage distinguished researches and support young researchers as well as paying attention to innovation, entrepreneurship and linking scientific research with the industry in order to promote the Egyptian economy and enhance competitiveness in the labor market.

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The results of the international index "Webomatrix" for measuring quality of education and research services for more than 20,000 of universities all over the world were announced for July 201. Alexandria University came in the eighth place on the Arabian level and in second place among Egyptian universities after Cairo University and followed by Mansoura University then Ain shams University. AU also came in the eighth place in Africa level and 1128 on the international level.

It is worth to note that such classifications focuses on the academic content and researches on the internet for students, academicians and research centers of universities and its accessibility. Also it measures traffic on university websites and the development plane of university portal.



After it has been stopped since 2014, the celebration of the Science Day returns in the presence of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on

Sunday 6/8/2017, where a number of scientists, top Thanaweya Amma students and university graduates were honore.

The President Sisi honored five professors from Alexandria University who received the Nile and State appreciation awards for 2015 and 2016.

Alexandria University headed by Prof. Dr. Essam El-Kurdi congratulates the honored professors namely:

Prof. Dr. Mamdoh Saad Masoud the Professor Emeritus at Faculty of Science as representative of the winners of State appreciation awards for 2015.

Prof. Dr. Ahmed Mohamed Ahmed El sayed the Professor Emeritus at Faculty of Science who obtained State award for excellence 2015 in sciences.

Prof. Dr. Esmat Hussein Hegazy the Professor Emeritus at Faculty of Agriculture who obtained State appreciation award 2016 in agricultural sciences.

Prof. Dr. Morsi Abu Saaud El Suda the Professor Emeritus at Faculty of Agriculture who obtained State appreciation award 2016 in advanced technological sciences that serve agricultural fields.

Prof. Dr. Samir Abdel Azim the Professor at Faculty of Agriculture who obtained State award for excellence 2016 in agricultural sciences.


Alexandria University students team won the first place in the sports event for universities students 2016/2017. The event was organized by the Ministry of Youth and Sports during 6-8 August 2017 under the slogan of "Egypt is strong by its youth". The activities was held in the Indoor Hall of the Sports Development Center in Red Sea governorate. The event was attended by 340 students from 17 universities, with a view of integrating the universities' youth in one body and improving the culture and the spirit of cooperation through constructive dialog and sports.

Alexandria University President Prof. Essam El-Kurdi will receive the winning team and the supervisory staff just after their return from Hurghada and he will honor them for this good achievement.