Staff Member
Hesham Khairy Abdelfattah Issa Professor/أستاذ

Birth Date :30/6/1967


Qualifications :

B.Sc. (1989) "Architectural Engineering" Cairo university (Egypt)

M.Sc. (1995) "Architectural Engineering" Cairo University (Egypt)

Ph.D. (2000) "Architectural Engineering" Cairo University & University of California (Egypt-USA)

Others (2005) "Associate Professor of Architecture" Cairo University (Egypt)

Others (2010) "Professor Of Architecture and Building Technology" Cairo University (Egypt)

Others (2012) "AIA member " The American Institute of Architects (USA)

Fields of Interest :

Architecture

Building Technology

Environmental Design

Digital Design

Design by Sytems

LEED

Recent Publications :

2010 22. Engineering the Utopia: "Egypt Policy makers and Utopian Future Vision of Egypt" Center For Environmental Design Research, Traditional Dwellings and Settlements Working Paper Series, Volume TBD, 2010, University of California Press, 2010

2008 20. Combinatory Architecture: the other side of the story in the revival of Islamic cities in the age of information. Center For Environmental Design Research, Traditional Dwellings and Settlements Working Paper Series, Volume 201, 2008, University of California Press, 2008

Recent Projects :

2000 Islamic Cities Historic Map Collection: Technology Meets Urban Generation. http://ias.berkeley.edu/cmes/icmc_files/index_icmc.html

Recent Courses :

2006 Hassan Fathy: Two years later, it is a necessity! Archcairo2006, Cairo, 2006

Conferences :

2009 21. Understanding Construction: The Industry Between Tradition and Innovation, Archcairo 2009, New Glasses: Presentation and Representation, cairo.2009.

2007 The Mirror: A Program In Progress, A Neo Vision Between Creativity And The Applied Engineering, Archcairo 2007, Cairo, 2007

2006 Technology Adaptation in the UAE, Archcairo2006, Cairo, 2006

2006 Recoding Architecture, IASTE 10TH 2006 Conference: Bangkok, Thailand

2006 Hybrid Urbanism in Bahrain: From Pearl Hunting to Pearl Making: The Story of Iconic Development. IASTE 10TH 2006 Conference: Bangkok, Thailand

2004 Electronic Spaces, Urban Places: Sustainability or Challenge? ARCHCAIRO 2004, Sustainable Architecture and Urban Design, Cairo, 2004.

2004 The Role of Sustainable Architecture In Preserving And Developing Egypt Protectorates. ARCHCAIRO 2004, Sustainable Architecture and Urban Design, Cairo, 2004.

2004 NO MORE FEAR OR DOUBT: Electronic Architecture and Architectural Education, E-DESIGN IN ARCHITECTURE: First International Conference on Computer Aided Architectural Design - King Fahad University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 2004.

2004 The ghost dance of architecture: redefining authenticity in digital architecture, IASTE 9TH International Conference- Post Traditional Environments in a Post Global, AUS Sharjah, UAE, 2004.

2004 The ghost dance of architecture: redefining authenticity in digital architecture, IASTE 9TH International Conference- Post Traditional Environments in a Post Global, AUS Sharjah, UAE, 2004.

2004 Towards an architectural vision for the globalization dilemma and the challenges of local reality, IASTE 9TH International Conference- Post Traditional Environments in a Post Global, AUS Sharjah, UAE, 2004

2003 The Fourth Dimension: Toward An Architectural Heritage Time Map, UIA First International Conference of the UIA-WPAHR-V, Bibliotheca Alexandria, Egypt

2003 Cyberspace Age and Architectural Education, Between Art, Engineering and Technology, UIAEDUV 2003, Bibliotheca Alexandria, Egypt 2003.

2003 Impossible Projects: Electronic Urban Spaces, MSU 2003 Mimar Sinan University annual conference of Urban and urban regeneration, Istanbul, 2003.

2002 Redefining Space: Between Castells’ “Space of Flows” and Betty’s “Cyberspace”. IASTE 2002, Hong Kong.

2000 The Tale of a City: Cairo 1500-1900, ECAI annual Conference, British Library, London, 2000.

2000 State Image and space in Post War Cairo: The case of Tahrir Squer from 1940-1970. IASTE, Trani, Italy

Administrative Positions :

2006 Cairo University, Faculty of Engineering, Credit Hours System Steering Committee. Committee Member.

2005-2011 AET-CHS CUFE, Cairo University Program Coordinator

2004 Cairo University, Faculty of Engineering, Postgraduate Committee, 2004. Committee Member

Areas of Expertise :

2012 Visiting Professor - CMES- UC Berkeley

Awards :

2009 Fulbright Research Grant 2009: Information and Communication technology adaptation and the Decision support system for the urban policies, the case of Cairo Urban development policies

Membership in Scientific Societies :

2010 IASTE Executive Board MEMBER

2009 Engineering Sciences Council, Egyptian Scientific research Academy

2001 Trends and Tradition of Architectural Education, UMAR Annual Meeting of Deans of schools of Architecture in Mediterranean Basin, Antalya, Turkey

Professional Activities :

2008 Egyptian Building Code Committee, Finishing section, Ministry of Housing and development, Egypt.

Invited lectures :

2010 Cairo University: Design By systems 2010

2005 Berkeley in the Middle EAST lectures series, 2005-2007.

2005 Cairo University: Creative thinking in Engineering Education 2005

2003 Hessan Fathy, Necessity or Fashion? MESA 2003, Middle Eastern Studies of North America annual Conference, Alaska, 2003.

2003 •MESA 2003, Alaska, USA: Hassan Fathy, Necessity or Fashion 2003

2003 Mimar Sinan University 2003, Istanbul: Impossible Projects: Electronic Urban Spaces 2003