Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Ph.D. in engineering, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, 1995.
M.Sc. in Materials Engineering, the American University in Cairo, 1990.
B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, specialising in materials, the American University in Cairo, 1989.
Exchange student with the Open Door program. Shelby County High School, American High School Diploma, Kentucky, USA (1983).
Selection of Manufacturing Processes in Materials-Selection Software Design.
2005- Present: Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The American University in Cairo.
2004- Present: Assistant Director, The Yousef Jameel Science and Technology Research Center, The American University in Cairo.
1995-2000: Post-Doctoral Research Associate at the Engineering Design Centre, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.
1986: Research assistant at Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands.
Member of: ASME, Egyptian Engineering Syndicate, Materials Research Society.
Has several publications to her name, including:
Ashby, M. and Esawi, Amal “Cost-based Ranking for Manufacturing Process Selection.” Integrated Design and Manufacturing in Mechanical Engineering ‘98, Proceedings of the 2nd IDMME Conference held in Compiegne, France, 27-29 May, 1998. Ed. Jean-Louis Batoz, Patrick Chedmail, Gerard Cognet and Clement Fortin. Massachusetts: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000;
Esawi, Amal and Farag, M. “Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Composites: Potential and Current Challenges”, Materials & Design, In Press (2006);
Esawi Amal and Morsi, K. (2006), “Effect of Mechanical Alloying Time and Carbon Nanotube (CNT) content on the evolution of Aluminum (Al)-CNT Composite Powders”, Journal of Materials Science, In Press (2006).
Contributed in designing: 'CPS Software', Granta Design, Rustat House, 62 Clifton Road, Cambridge CB1 7EG, UK. with Ashby, M.F. and Cebon, D. (1998).