Conference Chairpersons


ASME Life Member
Mechanical Power Eng. Department
Faculty of Eng., Cairo Univ., Egypt

Prof. Dr. Amin Mobarak

Prof. Amin Mobarak

  • 1961 – 1965
  • Study grant from the Egyptian government, "Institute fur Stroemungs-maschinen" Hannover Technical University, West Germany, in the field of Turbomachinery leading to Dr. Ing. Degree.
  • 1966 – 1971
  • Lecturer, Mech. Eng. Dept., Assiut University, Egypt. Teaching Thermal Sciences, Turbomachinery, Fluid dynamics- Thermodynamics and Energy Conversion.
  • 1971 – 1972
  • Assoc. Prof. Mech. Eng. Power Dept., Cairo University.
  • 1972 – 1975
  • Visiting Prof in the" Institute fur Stroemungsmaschinen " TU Hannover, through the von Humboldt Foundation, grant, W. Germany.
  • 1976 – 2002
  • Prof., Cairo University
  • 1988 – 2005
  • Member of the Parliament
  • 1990-1996
  • Head of the Mechanical Power Engineering Dept. Cairo University.
  • 1990 – 2005
  • Head of the Energy and Industry Committee in the Parliament.
  • 2002 – 2006
  • Prof. Emeritus, Cairo University.


    ASME Fellow
    Director, Center for Intelligent Propulsion
    Brian Rowe Professor of Aerospace Eng.
    University of Cincinnati, USA

    Prof. Awatef Hamed

    Prof. Awatef Hamed

    Awatef Hamed, Brian Rowe Chair of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Cincinnati, has gained international recognition as an outstanding researcher, teacher and chair of the University of CincinnatiDepartment of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics.
    Her research contributions have made major impacts in the areas of gas turbine engines and aircraft propulsion technology advancement. Shewas invited as keynote speaker at several conferences and universities in Europe, Asia and the US.
    Awatef has earned the unique honor of being elected a fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) in 1991, and a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers in 1987.
    Professor Hamed has a publication record of over 300 manuscripts,eight book chapters and has mentored numerous students who have gone on to academic and industrial positions. She has strengthened the Aerospace Engineering Curriculumby establishing competitive capstone aerospace design build and fly and advising winning teams between 1988 and 2000.
    Awatef was awarded the YWCA Career Woman of Achievement award in 2005, and the university of Cincinnati Faculty Career award in 2015.She received the prestigious Leeland Atwood Award from the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) in 2008 for “Her lasting influence and contribution to Aerospace Engineering Education”.
    As principal investigator ofthe largest $27.5M state of Ohio grant she enabled $15M for research facilities and infrastructure, and $12.5M endowment for five outstanding research scholar faculty to maintain Ohio leadership in aircraft engine technology.