El-Shemy Hany Abdel-Aziz

El-Shemy Hany Abdel-Aziz was elected as an AAS Fellow in 2018. As a fellow, El-Shemy Hany Abdel-Aziz 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.

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Prof. Hany A. El-Shemy received his two Ph.D. degrees in Biochemistry and Genetic Engineering from the University of Cairo, Egypt and University of Hiroshima, Japan. He received 2 patents, wrote 13 international books, published more than 90 SCI Journal papers, and 50 conference presentation, and served as the technique committee member as well as chair in many international conferences and the editors including PLoS ONE journal, BMC Genomics, CIMB. He received several awards, including State prize awarded from Academy of Science, Egypt (2004), Young Arab Researcher prize Awarded from Shuman Foundation, Jordan (2005), State Excellence prize from Academy of Science, Egypt (2011), State Recognition Prize, Egypt (2017), Cairo University Prizes 2007, 2010, 2014. He served an expert for African Regional Center of Technology, Dakar, Senegal plus visiting Professor at Pan African University, African Union. He was appointed vice president of the Academy of Science and Technology from 2013 to 2014, Egypt. Since 2014 to Dec 2017 he was working as a Dean of Faculty of Agriculture, Cairo University.