Tarek Abo El-Maaty
Professor Tarek Abou Elmaaty
Professor of Textile Chemical Technology (2009)
Vice President for Academic Affairs
Tarek Abou Elmaaty received his PhD degree in organic Chemistry from University of of Mansoura. He was appointed in Mansoura University and included in the positions from head of Textile Dyeing & Finishing department to Vice Dean of education and academic affairs to Dean Faculty of Applied Art. In 2015-2019, he was appointed as Vice President of Damietta University for academic affairs.
He did his first postdoctoral in Keel University, UK in 1999-2001 where he joined the Keel environmental science group. In 2004, He won TWAS-UNISCO research grant and joined the group of Prof. S. Sankraraman, IIT, Chennai, India where he worked on the Synthesis of Macrocyclic molecules. In 2005, he became a Fulbright fellow and joined the group of Prof. Castle, ISU, USA for his second post-doctoral studies where he began his research on pheromones. He was the recipient of the Matsumae Fellowship and joined Prof. Okubayashi’s group in KIT, Japan and specialized in dyeing and finishing of fabrics under supercritical carbon dioxide. He received a number of young faculty awards including the best researcher Award Publication Award and recently he won the gold medal) textile field) in Cairo Innovates for two consecutive cycles in 2018 &2019. He has three patents in the field of textile chemical technology registered at ASRT.
His current research focuses on applications of nanoparticles in textile dyeing and finishing as well as the synthesis of new dyes for supercritical carbon dioxide applications. He served as a an editorial board member of Journal of Current Organic Chemistry since 2019; reviewer for many international journals as well as a member in the scientific committee of many international conferences. He is a member of ACS (American chemical society) and RCS (Royal society of chemistry). Also, he served as a member in the scientific committee of the promotion of professors in Applied Arts sector in the period of 2016-2019. Recently, he established and co-managed the first lab of its kind in Egypt and middle east “CO-Build Chinese-Egypt SCF dyeing international laboratory”. He was assigned to establish the Faculty of Textile sciences &Engineering at the New Mansoura University and then became a rapporteur for the Field of Art and Design in the new Ahlya universities from 2018 until now through his work as a member of the regulations committee.