Professor M.Badr Aboul-Ela
Professor M. Badr Aboul-Ela is Director and Commissioner for the Commission for Academic Accreditation in the United Arab Emirates. He was one of the founding members of the Commission, established in 2000, and was appointed as its Director in February 2007. Professor Aboul-Ela has participated as a Commissioner in many licensure and accreditation review teams in the UAE, and has chaired and participated in institutional reviewing teams in Oman and KSA.
Professor Aboul-Ela graduated with a BSc and MSc in Agriculture from Cairo University, and earned his PhD in Animal Physiology from University of Aberdeen. In 1987 he was promoted to Professor of the Faculty of Agriculture at Mansoura University in Egypt. Previous positions include Director of Graduate Studies and Dean of Mansoura University and UAE University. As a researcher, he has published a total of 93 articles in refereed journals, as well as five chapters in reference books. He has won several research prizes and awards, including the National Prize for Research in Agricultural Sciences, Egypt in 1978; Abdel-Hamid Showman's Prize in 1988; and Presidential Distinction Medal, for Excellence in Research in 1994.
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