Prof. Dr. Mohamed Samer is a laureate of the 2019 Cairo University Scientific Excellence Award. He is also the recipient of the 2017 Privilege Medal of First Class issued by the Egyptian President and laureate of the 2016 State Encouragement Award conferred by the Egyptian Government. He obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Hohenheim, Germany. He has led seventeen research projects and established five research laboratories. Dr. Samer has 120 publications, 70 of which are peer-reviewed articles published in high-impact journals, and 20 patents to his credit. He is a member of thirteen scientific societies and a peer reviewer for thirty scientific journals. He is also a reviewer for seven research funding agencies.