Prof. Ismail Abdel Ghaffar is the President of the Arab Academy for Science, Technology, and Maritime Transport. Before he assumed this position, Prof. Ghaffar had joined the Military Technical College (MTC) as a member of the teaching staff in 1989, where he rose through the ranks to become Dean in January 2009. Prof. Abdel Ghaffar had held several positions in the Military Technical College (MTC), including Dean, MTC Commandant, Vice-Dean, Vice Dean for Educational Affairs, Vice Dean for Postgraduate Studies and Research, Head of Chair of Electrical Engineering Branch, and others.
Prof. Abdel Ghaffar earned his Bachelor’s Degree of Electrical Engineering from the Military Technical College with honors. He attained his Master’s degree from Cairo University. He also holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering from George Washington University, USA. Prof. Abdel Ghaffar has extensive experience in teaching, supervision of theses and dissertations, and membership in judging committees. He has also published various national and international papers in the areas of Computer Science and Computer Engineering.