Nationality : Egypt
Born : 1967
Position : Vice-President of African Mathematical Union
Field of study : Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, Quantum Computing and Neural Networks
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Prof. Mahmoud Abdel-Aty is the Vice-President of the African Mathematical Union, former Vice-President of the African Academy of Sciences, and former Dean of Research and Graduate Studies at Applied Science University, Kingdom of Bahrain. He completed his doctorate in quantum optics at Max-Planck-Institute for Quantum Optics, Munch, Germany in 1999. After his analytical study of quantum phenomena at Flensburg University, Germany, 2001-2003, as a post-doctorate visitor, he joined the Quantum Information Group in Egypt. He received the D. Sc. (Doctor of Science), in 2007. He is especially well known for seminal contributions to theories of quantum measurement, nanomechanical modeling, highly non-classical light, practical information security, and optical implementations of quantum information tasks. His current research interests include quantum resources and optical and atomic implementations of quantum information tasks and protocols. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Applied Mathematics & Information Sciences (an International Journal, USA), and a founding editor for several international journals. He has published more than 244 papers in international refereed journals, 13 book chapters, and 4 books. Abdel-Aty’s research has been widely recognized and he has received several local and international awards, such as the Incentive State Award for Advanced Technology Sciences, the State Award of Excellence for Basic Science, and State Encouragement Award for Mathematics. He was also the recipient of the Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation Award for Arab Researchers in Mathematics and Computer Sciences and Mohamed bin Rashed Prize for the best initiative in language policy and planning offered by Mohamed bin Rashed Foundation. He was also the recipient of Third World Academy of Sciences, Fayza Al-Khorafy Award, and Shawky Salem Prize for Knowledge Management. In 2014 he has been elected as a Vice-President of the African Academy of Science.