Dr. Fuad Abulfotuh


Full Name: Fuad Ahmed Abulfotuh (Professor)

Citizenship:     US/Egypt  (Dual Nationality)

Date of Birth: August 9, 1944

Marital Status: Married, three children

Position:*Emeritus Professor
Institute Of Post-Graduate Studies and Research (IGSR)
University of Alexandria, El-Shatby, Alexandria, Egypt

                     * President of IEF (International Energy Foundation)
North African Regional Headquarter

*Technology Development Consultant
American Sustainable Energy Corporation (ASEC)
,Chandler, Arizona 85224, USA.

                     Ph.D. 1972, Applied Solid State Engineering Physics 
          Reading University (UK) and Cairo University

Professional Activities
Involved in more than 40 major projects and R&D activities during the past 25 years only. More than 95 papers have been published, covering a wide range of technical issues related to Photovoltaic (PV) technology development and application, material science, solid state devices (Solar Cells), measurements and characterizations of semiconductor materials and devices. The covered activities are listed below:
Energy management, energy efficiency, and conservation
Renewable Energy project development and systems design.
Photovoltaic systems, materials and devices (fabrication, engineering, and Application).
Solar cooling and air-conditioning.
Provided technical support and technology transfer to several industrial organizations to establish Si solar cells manufacturing facilities.
Environment protection technologies.
Semiconductor devices and technology.
Renewable Energy and sustainable development technologies (water and Energy: the vital link)
Organized and chaired 9 international conferences since 1995 and 2007 held in the Middle East.
Developed several training courses and workshops in the field of PV solar cell manufacturing and system design and application