Three of the most prominent Egyptian experts in the textile industry abroad are participating in the dialogue sessions of “Egypt Can for Industry”. This session comes in cooperation between the ministries of immigration, trade, industry and the business sector, with the participation of a group of our most prominent scientists in the United States of America, and several industrialists in Egypt.
The session includes face-to-face meetings with the participation of the ministers and three of the most distinguished Egyptian scientists in the United States of America in the fields of uses of nuclear plasma in spinning and weaving, dyeing development, textile machinery, and others.
Prof. Muhammad Barham:
Professor and Chair of the Department of Nuclear Engineering, Former Vice President of the Department, Head of Department for Special Appointments and Director of the Master of Engineering Program at North Carolina State University’s College of Engineering.
He works at the College of Engineering and participates in research at the College of spinning and weaving.
Braham has extensive knowledge of using atmospheric plasma technology to enhance textile properties, antimicrobial production, insect repellent, stain repellent, and drug incorporation, thus producing multifunctional textiles.
Prof. Ahmed El Shafei:
– Pioneer in the field of dye chemistry, dyeing and processing.
– Professor and chairman of the chemistry of polymers and dyestuffs at Wilson School of Textile, North Carolina State University, USA.
– He has a PhD in Fibers and Polymers Sciences from North Carolina State University, USA.
– He holds a doctorate in organic chemistry from North Carolina State University in the United States of America.
– He has more than 244 papers published in influential international journals.
Prof. Abdel Fattah Siyam:
A distinguished Professor (named the Charles Cannon Professor of Spinning and Weaving) and head of the department of textile, garment, technology and management at the Wilson College of Spinning and Weaving at the University of North Carolina, USA.
Siyam also supervises more than 100 masters and doctoral theories in the development of the textile industry, besides he is the holder of 18 co-patents and 6 patents registered in his name globally in this field.
He holds a PhD in Fibers and Polymers Sciences from the Wilson School of Spinning and Weaving at the University of North Carolina, USA.
Moreover, he has a master’s degree and a bachelor’s degree in textile engineering from the Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, Egypt.