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Letter of Condolences to Prof. Dr. Alaa Abdel Ghaffar 2013/03/10

Prof. Dr. Ali Shams El Din – the President of Benha University, the University vice-presidents, deans, vice-deans, CIO, Projects managers, faculty members, and staff send a letter of condolences to Prof. Dr. Alaa Abdel Ghaffar – the supervisor of the Development Unit at the Deanship of Academic Development and Quality in King Khalid University for the death of his mother. 

Letter of Condolences to Prof. Dr. Gamal Abdel Rahim Sousa 2013/03/07

Prof. Dr. Ali Shams El Din – the President of Benha University, the University vice-presidents, deans, vice-deans, CIO, Projects managers, faculty members, and staff send a letter of condolences to Prof. Dr. Gamal Abdel Rahim Sousa, the former dean of the faculty of veterinary medicine for the death of his sister. 

Passing Away of Prof. Dr. Mohamed Nagy Mosaad 2013/01/16

Prof. Dr. Ali Shams El Din – the President of Benha University, the University vice-presidents, deans, vice-deans, CIO, Projects managers, faculty members, and staff send a letter of condolences to the family of Prof. Dr. Mohamed Nagy Mosaad, the dean of the faculty of science. 

Letter of Condolences to Prof. Dr. Ghazy M.R. Assassa 2013/01/15

Prof. Dr. Ali Shams El Din – the President of Benha University, the University vice-presidents, deans, vice-deans, Projects managers, faculty members, and staff send a letter of condolences to Prof. Dr. Ghazy M.R. Assassa, the Advisor to the University President for Information Technology and the University Chief Information Officer 'CIO' for the death of his son - in – Law. 

Passing Away of Prof. Dr. Asem Mustafa Kamal 2013/01/13

Prof. Dr. Ali Shams El Din – the President of Benha University, the University vice-presidents, deans, vice-deans, CIO, Projects managers, faculty members, and staff send a letter of condolences to the family of Prof. Dr. Asem Mustafa Kamal Abdel Alim, the former University Vice-president for Education and Students' Affairs. 

Letter of Condolences to Prof. Dr. Shereen Al Gergawy 2012/09/06

The Chief Information Officer 'CIO' AT Benha University, the Projects managers, the central team and teamwork of e-portal send a letter of condolences to Prof. Dr. Shereen Al Gergawy, the assistant professor at the faculty of medicine for the death of her father. 

Passing away of  Dr. Mohamed El-Wakil

It is with deepest sadness and sorrow that we inform you of the passing away of  Dr. Mohamed El-Wakil, the founder of the Association of Egyptian American Scholars, at the age of 91. 

Dr. El-Wakil is a great scholar who resided in Madison USA for nearly sixty years and California for 7 years.He was born in Alexandria, Egypt in 1921. He graduated from the University of Cairo in 1943 and was awarded a scholarship in mechanical engineering to study in the U.S. but was not allowed to travel until after WWII. He was sent to the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he earned a Ph.D in 1949. In 1952, he joined the faculty of UW-Madison. He continued to teach in the Departments of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering until he was 80 with the exception of 4 ½ years in the 1980 s when he served as Chairman of Engineering and Computer Science at American University in Cairo.

Dr. El-Wakil was internationally known for his four textbooks, many graduate students, and invited presentations in numerous countries. He taught workshops in India, Libya, Kuwait, Lebanon, the Philippines, Indonesia, Tunisia, and the United Arab Emirates, as well as Egypt. He loved teaching and received several teaching awards.

In 1974, he founded the Association of Egyptian-American Scholars to encourage Egyptians working in all academic fields in the U.S. to share expertise with colleagues in Egypt. He was a member of Rotary West in Madison.

The Association of Egyptian American Scholars will create a scholarship in his name to be awarded to an Egyptian researcher in Egypt. AEAS will also recognize Dr. El–Wakil during its Awards Dinner on Dec. 26, 2012 in Cairo.