Dr. Magdy M. Ibrahim, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator


Educational Background

  • Ph.D. in Architecture, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL, USA 2005
  • M.Sc. in Architecture Engineering, Ain-Shams University, Cairo, Egypt 1998
  • B.Sc. Architecture Engineering, Ain-Shams University, Cairo, Egypt 1992

Mini Bio

Areas of Competence

  • Architecture Design.
  • Building Technology.
  • Computer Aided Design and Building Information Modeling.


  • Assistant Professor, Abu Dhabi University, UAE. 2010 - Now
  • General Manager, New Urban Communities Authority, Egypt. 2009 - 2009
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Arab Academy for Science and Technology, Egypt 2006 - 2010
  • Assistant Professor, Ain Shams University, Egypt. 2006 - Now
  • Digital Design Team Lead, Skidmore Owing and Merrill, Chicago. 2004 - 2006
  • Assistant Lecturer Ain Shams University, Egypt 1998 - 2006
  • Teaching Assistant, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt. 1992 - 1998

Research & Scholarly Activities

  • Recipient of research grants from Abu Dhabi Seed Fund.
  • Supervised 3 Ph.D. and 3 Master Degree students at Ain Shams University.
  • Authored or co-authored 11 technical publications in refereed journals and conference proceedings on the applications of CAD and BIM technologies in architectural practice and education.
  • Scientific committee member for several conferences and journals.

Consultancy & Industry Experience

  • Architect and Project Architect for several architectural projects in Egypt.
  • General Manager at the New Urban Communities Authority (NUCA), Egypt
  • Urban Harmony Executive Committee board member, Egypt.

Membership of Scientific & Professional Societies

  • Arab Society for Computer Aided Architectural Design (ASCAAD) board member
  • Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture ACADIA, member.
  • Syndicate of Egyptian Engineers, member since 1992.
  • Magaz Magazine: a design oriented monthly magazine, Co-founder and Board of Directors member.