Dr. Khaled ElSherbini holds a Ph.D. in Engineering from West Virginia University, an MBA in Strategic Management and Innovation and Technology Management from the German University in Cairo (GUC), and both a MSc. and BSc. in Engineering from the American University in Cairo (AUC). He is currently the Director of R&D at Asfour Crystal International, as well as a part-time assistant professor of engineering at theAUC and an assistant professor of innovation and technology management at the GUC.
Dr. ElSherbini has over 20 years of experience in R&D, teaching, and technology management in the USA, Spain, Ukraine, Germany, Switzerland, China, and Egypt, and is specialized in technology transfer and innovation and technology management. During the course of his professional career, he has led R&D teams in the fields of mechanical engineering and machine design, mechatronics and handling systems, satellite and aerospace sciences, automotive industry, electromagnetics, solar energy, wind energy, and grinding and polishing technologies.
Dr. ElSherbini has participated as a scientist, technologist, and director in several major technology projects over the last two decades, including the design of the first Egyptian remote sensing satellite with Ukrainian experts, the complete technology transfer of a 1.65 MW wind turbine technology from Spain, the design of an Egyptian solar water heater, the design and application of printed circuit board antennas in the USA, and the design of numerous sophisticated manufacturing machines and mechatronic handling systems with German, Swiss, and Chinese counterparts.
Dr. ElSherbini has also built from scratch two R&D teams in major Egyptian industrial organizations, one of which is now the largest and most active industrial R&D department in Egypt.