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Professor Dr.Amr Salama

Secretary General of the Association of Arab Universities
Dr. Amr Ezzat Salama is a Professor of Structural Engineering in Helwan University, Egypt
Dr. Amr Salama was the Counselor of The American University in Cairo. He was the focal point
between the Egyptian Authorities and AUC Administration. Dr. Salama maintained excellent
contacts with ministries, Egyptian universities and the Supreme Council of Universities to
develop good relations with AUC and help implement the accreditation process for all AUC
academic degrees.
Dr. Amr is the Former Minister of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Technology of
Egypt.
He was also the Former member of the Shura Council (upper house of the parliament of Egypt)
and head of its housing committee.
Dr. Salama is the Chairman of the Management Engineering Society and the Chairman of the
Board of Trustees and the President of the Executive Bureau of 57357 Foundation (Children
Cancer Hospital).
In addition, Dr. Salama is the Chairman of the Council of Housing and Building of Academy of
Scientific Research and Technology.
Formerly, Dr. Salama served as Chairman of the Housing and Building National Research
Centre and President of Helwan University.
Dr. Salama has worked as Professor of Civil Engineering and Chair of the University’s Centre for
Technology Development.
He received the Excellency Award in 2006 and the State Award for Science in Engineering
Science in 1012.
He is a holder of PhD in Structural Engineering from Heriot-Watt, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
and his Master in Maritime Civil Engineering, from Manchester United kingdom as well. and he
earned his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering degree from Cairo University.
Received the Honorary Professorship title of the Lomonosov Moscow State University in 2020
Received the Honorary Doctorate title of the Belgorod Moscow State University in 2021