Ibrahim M. El-Sherbiny

Ibrahim M. El-Sherbiny

Center of Materials Science, Zewail City of Sci and Tech, Egypt

Prof. Ibrahim M. El-Sherbiny

Talk title:

“Nanosystems: Promises for Advanced Biomedical Applications”

Professor of Smart Nanomaterials & Nanomedicine, Founding Chairman of
Nanoscience Program, Director of the Center of Materials Science, Zewail
City of Science and Technology, Cairo, Egypt

Dr. Ibrahim M. El-Sherbiny is a Tenured Professor of smart nanomaterials and nanomedicine, and he
is the Founding Chairman of Nano and Materials Sciences Programs, and the Director of the Center of
Materials Science (CMS) at Zewail City of Science and Technology. El-Sherbiny earned his Bachelor
degree, with honors (top scholar) and his Master of Science from Mansoura University, and his PhD in
Smart drug delivery from Massey University, New Zealand in 2007. From 2008 to 2009, El-Sherbiny
has joined various pharmaceuticals research groups as a post-doctoral fellow at the College of
Pharmacy, University of New Mexico and Texas University-Austin in the United States. Then, he has
been apointed as Research Assistant Professor of pharmaceutics, College of Pharmacy, at the University
of Texas-Austin, USA starting from 2010. El-Sherbiny’s academic acumen was recognized by being
offered a Fulbright Fellowship at the School of Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan (U.S.)
in 2009. Besides, Dr. El-Sherbiny has received more than senventy honorings and local, regional and
international scientific awards, including, for instance, the Order of the Egyptian Republic in Science
and Arts of the first class and an honor from the Egypt’s President. Dr. El-Sherbiny also received
several gold medals and honorary diplomas from several international exhibitions of innovation. El-
Sherbiny’s research focuses on the design and development of new classes of smart nano- and nano-in-
micro matrices using advanced nanotechnology techniques, and evaluating these new structures as
potential candidates in various biotechnological and biomedical applications including targeted and
controlled drug delivery, tissue engineering, regenerative medicine, and biosensing. Dr. El-Sherbiny has
more than 240 scientific papers published in high impact peer-reviewed journals over the last ten years
in addition to many more papers in the pipeline. He also has more than 160 participations in
international conferences in different countries El-Sherbiny is the author of three books plus
contribution to more than other 35 books, and more than fifteen review articles. He is also a named
inventor on more than 25 patents in U.S., U.K., Europe and Egypt. El-Sherbiny has contributed as a
principal investigator and co-principal investigator for more than 20 funded applied research projects in
Egypt, Europe and the U.S. In addition to El-Sherbiny’s professional experience, he cofounded the
Egyptian Organization for Scientific Research and Technology in 2012. He is a member and fellow of
different societies and associations including the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists,
African Academy of Science, Biomedical Engineering Society, American Chemical Society, Egyptian
Society for Polymer Science & Technology, and Materials Research Society (MRS). Besides, Dr. El-
Sherbiny is the A. Editor of the well-respected long lasting Journal of “Drug Development and
Industrial Pharmacy” (DDIP) plus being an editorial borad member of many other well-respected nano-
and phramaceutical journals.