Professor and Provost The American University in Cairo, Egypt
Ehab Abdel-Rahman is Provost at the American University in Cairo; a position he has held since June 2017. Prior to his current appointment, Abdel-Rahman served in various administrative roles at the university and school level, while also holding the rank of professor in the Department of Physics. In his areas of expertise, thermoacoustics and photonics, Abdel-Rahman is widely published and holds five US patents. He served as Egypt’s energy expert in the country’s research collaboration with the EU team from 2007-2009. Among his other professional achievements, Abdel-Rahman founded four technology transfer offices at four Egyptian universities.