Professor Hosny is the Chairman of the Department of Architectural Engineering at Future University in New Cairo; he is also Professor of Architecture and CAAD at the Department of Architecture at Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.
From Ain Shams University; Prof. Hosny received his B.Sc. degree in 1977 and his M.Sc. in 1985. His M.Sc. thesis addressing the architectural trends in Egypt during the period of the Nineteenth Century and the first half of the Twentieth Century is referenced in many M.Sc. and Ph.D. theses by researchers from different parts of the world. In 1990, Prof. Hosny earned his Ph.D. degree in Architectural Design Computing after a three-year period as a visiting scholar to Penn State University, Pennsylvania in the USA. In 1997, Dr. Hosny became an Associate Professor in the Department of Architecture at Ain Shams University, then, in 2004 he earned his Professorship in Architecture and Architectural Computing.
Prof. Hosny's expertise includes: Architectural Computing in practice and education, Shape Grammars, Computer Design Generation, Expert Systems in Architecture and Urban Planning, Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality in Design and Education, Architectural Education, Design Methods, Tourist Studies, Decision Support Systems, CMCD; Computer Mediated Collaborative Design, Virtual Design Studios, and Sustainable Architecture. Prof. Hosny was the director of the first Egyptian Virtual Design Studio to be conducted in Egypt in 2003 with four other Architectural Schools from London (Liverpool School of Design), Alsharja (The American University in Alsharja), Turkey (The Middle East Technical School) and Mexico (The University of Mexico).
Prof. Hosny has published more than 50 refereed journal and conference papers. He has also supervised more than 50 M.Sc. theses and 20 Ph.D.s in Egypt, USA and Hungary. In addition to being an external examiner in several Ph.D. qualifying exams as well as examining several M.Sc., Ph.D. theses and conference and journal papers for different universities.
Also, Prof. Hosny has a substantial design experience in the Design and Building Construction industry and contributed in designing major architectural and urban projects in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Syria and Libya.
He has also held several academic and administrative positions since 1977 at Ain Shams University, Suez Canal University, Misr International University (MIU), and Future University in Egypt (FUE), which ranged from a demonstrator or a Teaching Assistant to the Acting Dean of Engineering at MIU. Since 2007, Prof. Hosny has joined Future University in Egypt (FUE) and currently he is the chairman of the Department of Architectural Engineering at the Faculty of Engineering and Technology at FUE.
During 2013, he has also won FUE's award for "Promoting Professor Student relationship".
His students have won several National and International architectural competitions. Lots of his graduate students hold distinctive positions in well reputable architectural firms in Egypt as well as abroad. Prof. Hosny can be contacted at:
Or by phone at: 16383 or 16FUE ext. #: 1409
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