Dr. Amr Adly, the President of the Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology, received a delegation from the Fulbright Commission in Cairo, led by Dr. Maggie Nassif, the Director of the Commission, to discuss ways of cooperation between the two sides in the field of scientific research, scholarships, and capacity-building of researchers. The meeting was attended by the deans of colleges, the director of the JICA office at the university, and a number of faculty members.
At the beginning of the meeting, Dr. Amr El-Taweel, the Dean of the Faculty of Creative Design Engineering, gave a presentation introducing the university's colleges and academic programs, highlighting the advantages of the Japanese education model adopted by the university. He also showcased the scholarships offered by the university for African students studying at the graduate level and discussed the philosophy behind the establishment of the university and its strategy to support sustainable development in Egypt.
Dr. Amr Adly, the President of the university, explained that as a research university, the Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology prioritizes the support and development of the scientific research system, directing applied research to serve the industry. He pointed out that the university had achieved first place in the patent index among universities established under special agreements with foreign governments, private and public universities, branches of foreign universities, and academies of scientific research and technology. This was announced during the Cairo International Innovation Exhibition last February.
Dr. Maggie Nassif expressed her happiness with the visit to the Japan-Egypt University to discuss ways of cooperation with the Commission to benefit students, researchers, and faculty members at the university from the various scholarships offered by the Commission for Master's degree programs and post-doctoral research. She added that the Commission provides scholarships for various specializations, as well as programs in entrepreneurship, innovation, economic studies, fine arts, and professional development.