Enhancing STEM Education in Egypt (2020-2022)

Principal Investigator:                         Dr. Lakhdar Boukerrou

                                                           Director, International Program and Global Initiatives

Faculty Contact Information:              lboukerr@fiu.edu | Tel: 305-348-5976

Department:                                       Dean’s Office

Funding Agency:                                US Embassy Cairo

Partners:                                             Aswan University

Funded by the US Embassy Cairo this project aims to enhance STEM education and collaboration between FIU and Aswan University. The program includes a site visit by FIU faculty and the delivery of workshops for faculty and students at Aswan University as well as a by Aswan faculty to FIU. FIU’s College of Engineering and Computing has had a long-standing relationship with Egyptian Universities and the training of many Ph.D. students. Scheduled to take place in 2020, the project implementation was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.