Prof. Yehia Bahei-El-Din

Professor Yehia Bahei-El-Din earned his B.Sc. in Civil Engineering in 1972 from Cairo University with distinction and honours. He earned his M.Sc. in 1976 and PhD in 1979 from Duke University in Durham, NC, USA with a major in Civil Engineering and a speciality in Solid Mechanics. During his time as a graduate student, Professor Bahei-El-Din worked on several funded projects in composite materials and structures and his Ph.D. was among the first in the U.S. to contribute to constitutive modelling of advanced composites. Before joining The British University in September 2007, Professor Bahei-El-Din was a tenured professor at Cairo University and visiting professor at Duke University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NC State University and the University of Utah in the USA.

Professor Bahei-El-Din is renowned for his work in composite materials and structures which earned him recognition and awards from the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology in Egypt, as well as from NASA and the National Academy of Sciences in the USA. Professor Bahei-El-Din is the founding director of the Centre for Advanced Materials at The British University in Egypt.

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