Awards

  • Best Presentation Award of the 3rd International Conference on Industrial Application Engineering, Kitakyushu, Japan, March 2015
  • Outstanding Paper Award of ICROS International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems (ICCAS) 2014, Seoul, South Korea (out of 337 accepted papers from 25 countries)
  • JSPS Longterm Scholarship for foreign researchers 2012-2014, Kyoto University, Japan
  • The Best Paper in IEEE SII 2011 (Control), Kyoto, Japan (from 248 accepted papers from 50 countries)
  • The Best Paper in IEA/AIE 2009, Taiwan (from 84 accepted papers out of 286 submitted papers)
  • The Best Paper in IEA/AIE 2008, Poland (from 90 accepted papers out of 270 submitted papers)
  •  Top of the Master Preliminary Year (South Valley University) in the academic year 00/01 with a grade of Distinct (There is only one courses year for the master thesis in Egypt and is called Master Preliminary Year. The thesis itself has no grade in Egypt).
  •  Second of the B.S. graduating class (Cumulative Grade) of The EE Department, Faculty of Engineering, Assiut University in the academic year 97/98.
  • Top of the third (95/96), fourth (96/97), and graduation (97/98) years of The Electrical Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Assiut University with a grade of Distinct

Grants

  • GCOE Funded Visiting Associate Professor at Kyoto University, Japan from July 29th 2011 to December 29th 2011.
  • GCOE Young Researcher Fostering Program Project Grant (1000000Yen). November 2008-March 2009
  • GCOE Young Researcher Fostering Program Project Grant (1500000Yen). December 2007-March 2008
  • Egyptian Government full scholarship for PhD study 2005/2009
  • Egyptian Government award for distinguished undergraduate students 1993

Recognition

  • IEEE Senior Member since December 2012
  • Recognized as an HRI Pioneer researchers in HRI Pioneers 2008 Workshop.
  • A student presenter in the IEEE NEWHRI workshop 2008.
  • Listed in Marquis Who is Who in the World 2009, 2010 and 2011.
  • Listed in IBC's 2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century, 6th Edition