Ahmed Elwakil

Ahmed Elwakil was elected as an AAS Fellow in 2020. As a fellow, Ahmed Elwakil contributes to the development of the Academy’s strategic direction through participation in AAS activities and governance structures. . This gears the Academys vision of transforming african lives through science.

Year elected
Engineering Technology & Applied Sciences

Ahmed Elwakil was born in Cairo, Egypt. He received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Electronics and Communications from Cairo University and his Ph.D. from the National University of Ireland, University College Dublin in May 2000. He was with the Egyptian Nuclear Research Centre till 2007 and then joined the Department of Electrical, Sharjah University, Emirates, where he is currently a Full Professor. He was a Visiting Professor/Researcher at Istanbul Technical University (Istanbul, Turkey), University of Calgary (Alberta, Canada), Queens University (Belfast, UK), Ohio State University (Columbus, Ohio), King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST, Saudi Arabia) and  Imperial College London (2017). He is an Adjunct Prof. at the Nano-electronics Integrated Systems Center at Nile University, Egypt. and is also an Adjunct Prof. at the Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Schulich School of Engineering, University of Calgary, Canada.  Prof. Elwakil's research interests are interdisciplinary among several areas mainly Circuit Theory, Electronic Circuit Design, Nonlinear Dynamics, Chaos Theory, as well as Fractional-Order Circuits and Systems with diverse applications. He is the author and co-author of over 320 publications in these areas and holds 3 US patents. Currently, he is the Editor-in-Chief of the Int. J. of Circuit Theory and Applications (Wiley) and an Associate Editor for the Int. J. Electronics and Communications, Elsevier.  Prof. Elwakil is an Associate Member of the Centre for Chaos Control and Synchronization at the City University of Hong Kong and has served as an instructor for a number of courses organized by the United Nations University (UNU) and the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP, Trieste, Italy), where he was also an Associate member. He was a keynote speaker at many international conferences and a Lead Guest Editor for many special issues. He received the Egyptian Government first class medal for achievements in Engineering Sciences in 2003 and 2009 as well as the Excellence award in Engineering Sciences in 2015. More details can be found on his webpage: www.ahmed-elwakil.org.