Dr. Professor of Engineering & Applied Sciences – UOIT holds a Bachelor of Science (honors), and a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alexandria, Egypt, and a Ph.D. from the University of Manitoba, Canada. He holds a diploma in Space Science from the International Space University, France, and an M.B.A. from the Edwards School of Business, University of Saskatchewan, Canada. He is the recipient of national and international awards including the Society of Automotive Engineering Ralph Teetorl Educational Award (Aerospace), the Distinguished Research Supervisor Award, and the Durham Strategic Energy Alliance’s “Builder Award”. He is listed in Who-is-Who International, and is a frequent guest speaker in national and international conferences and public events.