About Me

I am a highly motivated and results-oriented IT professional with over 14 years of experience in software development, web development, and research. I possess strong skills in various programming languages, data management tools, and web development technologies. I am passionate about developing innovative solutions and enjoy working on complex technical challenges.

**Currently not actively seeking a new position.**


Doctor of Engineering

Kiel University

Faculty of Computer Science (April 2016 - Present)

Master of Science (Intelligent Adaptive Systems)

Hamburg University

Faculty of Computer Science (October 2012 - March 2016)

Grade: 2.0 (German Grading Scale)

Bachelor in Computer Science

Helwan University

Faculty of Computers and Information (September 2005 - July 2009)

Technical Skills

Web Development Tools

  • PHP
  • Ruby on Rails
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • XML
  • JavaScript
  • Docker
  • Vagrant
  • Jenkins

Programming Languages

  • Python
  • Matlab
  • C++

Data Management

  • MySQL
  • MongoDB
  • Elasticsearch
  • AWS

Work Experience

CTO of BERD@NFDI (April 2021 - Present)

ZBW-Leibniz Information Centre for Economics

  • Lead the development team of the NFDI funded project, BERD.
  • Manage a technical team of over seven people.
  • Supervise Master's and Bachelor's theses of students.
  • Define the technical architecture of the entire project.
  • Final project: https://berd-platform.de/
  • More info about the project: https://www.berd-nfdi.de/

Research Assistant (April 2016 - April 2021)

ZBW-Leibniz Information Centre for Economics

  • Led the development process of the BMBF funded project, EduArc.
  • Developed search engine for the European project MOVING (https://moving.mz.tu-dresden.de/, http://moving-project.eu/ ).
  • Supervised Master's and Bachelor's theses of students.
  • Taught a Masters course on developing technical pipelines using Elasticsearch, Docker, etc.
  • Developed subject indexing machine learning tasks to generate missing subjects of OERs (Open Educational Resources): https://www.zbw.eu/de/forschung/science-2-0/eduarc

Student Assistant (November 2015 – March 2016)

Fraunhofer Institute

  • Assisted development of the European project MUNIN: http://www.unmanned-ship.org/munin/

Internship (July 2015 – Sep 2015)


  • Used C++ for development tasks.

Student Assistant at Computational Intelligence Department (November 2013 - May 2015)

Airbus Group

  • Assisted development of a simulation for optimizing planning decisions in mixed-model assembly lines (Ref: Biele, Alexander, and Lars Mönch. "Hybrid approaches to optimize mixed-model assembly lines in low-volume manufacturing." Journal of Heuristics 24.1 (2018): 49-81).
  • Used Python and C++ for development.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 11/02/1989
  • Nationality: German (Born in Cairo, Egypt)
  • Languages:
    • Arabic (Mother Tongue)
    • English (Excellent)
    • German (Good - B2)

Note: All copies of certificates and/or recommendation letters will be available upon request.