President, Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT)
Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, George Washington University 1986 -1989
Msc in Electrical Engineering, Cairo University 1979-1982
Bachelor degree of Electrical Engineering, Excellent with Honour , The Military Technical College (MTC) 1973-1978
According to the decision of the General Assembly of the League of Arab States, His Excellency Prof. Ismail Abdel Ghafar Ismail Farag took office as the President of the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT) on 25.10.2011- until now.
He was selected as a Member of the Board Council of the World Maritime University (WMU), Malmo, Related To International Maritime Organization (IMO) , The Head of the League of Arab States official Delegation, IMO Council, (United Nation), London, UK, The Head of the Technical committee for Developing Maritime Education, IMO, (United Nation), London, UK .
He is A Member of the board Council of Arab Ministers of Transportation, Member of the Board Council of Arab Ministers of Economics, League of Arab States.
He is leading The President of the Board, Port Academy for Maritime and Technical Studies at Dammam in Saudi Arabia, The President of the Board, The Regional Center for Studies and Training in the Port of Port Sudan, The Chief Executive of the Research and Consultation Center of the Maritime Transport Sector, the Chief Executive of the Port Training Institute. He is also the Team Leader of committee responsible for implementing decisions of the Arab Economic summit related to the Arab maritime link project States.
Moreover, he is the President of the Industrial Advisory Council of International Transport and Logistics. Prof. Ismail is the President of the International Maritime Transport Forum. Prof. Dr. Ismail is also The President of the Board Integrated Solution Company, Member of the Board of the holding company for Maritime & Road Transport Prof. Ismail is a member of several professional associations, most important of which is membership of the The International Association of Maritime University (IAMU), International Association of Universities (IAU), and Association of Arab Universities (AARU).
Throughout his career life, he has occupied several positions where he graduated with an honoured Bachelor degree of Electrical Engineering (Computer Department) from the Military Technical College (MTC) in 1978 then received a master's degree in 1982 from Cairo university starting his career as an assistant lecturer at the Computer Department of the Military Technical College (MTC) then he received the Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering in 1989 from George Washington University, USA and specialized in Computer Engineering starting his career in the Military Technical College (MTC) from 1989 till now as a member of the teaching staff at the Computer Department, where all the positions were held in the Military Technical College. In 1992, His job progression allowed him to be the Head of the Planning Educational Affairs department then the Head of the Advanced Technologies Group in 1997.
As in 2001, he was appointed to be the Head of the Planning department of Research Affairs then the Head of Chair of Electrical Engineering branch in 2003. In 2005, he became the Vice Dean for the Post Graduates & Research, then the Vice Dean for Educational Affairs in 2006 who is Responsible for MTC educational Plan. For his scientific and professional efficiency, In January 2007 he became MTC vice Dean for two years, then MTC Commandant, Dean in January 2009 until he was selected to be the president of the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT). During the previous positions, he has got many scientific experiences in the fields of computer networks, secure computer systems, algorithms, computers and structural systems of computers, in addition to:
- Teaching materials for undergraduate and graduate studies.
- Supervising Master and PhD students in MTC, Ain Shams University, Cairo University, as well as judging thesis in such institutes and foreign Canadian universities in Engineering and American University in Cairo, and Arab Academy for Science and Technology.
- Publishing papers in local and International conferences as journals in areas of Computer Science and Computer Engineering.