About Mhassan

Prof. Hassan holds the position of Dean of Engineering at the British University in Egypt since 2014.


Prof. Hassan is currently the Dean of Engineering at the British University in Egypt (BUE). The BUE is a private institution, which is validated by two UK universities,according to the QAA regulations and accredited by the national authorities in Egypt. He is also engaged in a range of administrative positions at the University level.

His experience over the past 24 years in teaching, research, community relations and academic leadership equipped him with a wide range of skills. His role in the establishment of a tight academic quality assurance cycle allowed him the ability to develop and improve new and existing ones. This quality assurance cycle was an integral component of the successful acquisition and maintenance of validation and accreditation of all programmes in the faculty, by national and international accrediting bodies.

His research activities over the years equipped him with the needed in-depth understanding of research mechanics which could be channelled towards developing enabling, engaging and creating incentive mechanisms to promote state-of-the-art research activities. His leadership roles over the past eleven years, which ranged from the departmental level to the faculty level as the Dean, provided him with the needed insight of all details of academic life of any university. During this period of time he was also responsible for planning at the departmental level as well as the faculty level. Achieved planning activities included human resource planning and recruitment, budgeting and budget management and physical resources planning and upgrading. The faculty of engineering, hosts 2500 students and comprised about 300 staff members.

Over the past eleven years he has been engaged at a range of activities at the university level that contributed to the development of the strategic directions and plans of the university. First as a member of a technical advisory group to the president, then as the director of an institutional planning and development unit and finally as a member of two working groups the first is tasked with the development of the new strategic plan of the university, while the second is tasked with providing mechanisms for developing the BUE campus and transforming it into a 21st century vibrant campus.

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