Statement of Dr. Magdi Hussein Zaki Barakat:

Personal Informations:

Name(Ar): مجدي حسين زكي بركات
Faculty: Engineering, Shoubra
Department: Architectural Engineering
Academic degree: PhD
Major Speciality: Building Construction
Minor Speciality: Facilities management
Current position: Asst. Professor
Office address: 108_ShoubraStreet_Cairo_Egypt
Mobile 1: 012-2113281
Work phone: 0220500330
Alt. e-mail:

Academic Positions:

Position Organization Country From To
Associate Professor of Architecture Faculty of Engineering at Shoubra,Benha University Egypt 2005-1-1 1970-01-01
Lecturer of Architecture Faculty of Engineering at Shoubra,Benha University Egypt 1993-1-1 2001
Assisstant Professor of Applied Arts The American College for the Applied Arts, Atlanta U.S.A. 1988-1-1 1992

Workshops / Conferences:

Workshop / Conference Year
1. Union of Arab Engineers Conference, Beirut, Lebanon 2009
1. Reconstruction of Gaza Strip, Jordan 2009
3. Union of International Engineering Organization, Kuwait 2009
4. Egyptian Syndicate of Engineers conference, Suez 2009
5. Union of Arab Engineers Conference, Damascus, Syria 2008
6. Development and Certification of Engineers, Damascus, Syria 2008
7. Cairo University First International Conference. 2004
8. UIA/UNESCO Architecture Education Commission, Region V, Architecture Education for the New Millenium - First International Conference 2003
9. El Azhar Engineering International Conference AEIC 2001
10. El Azhar Engineering International Conference AEIC 1997
12. The Architectural Practice and Facilities Management in Contemporary Architecture, A/E/C Conference, Texas, USA 1992
13. ICCEM, Computer-Based Methods for Estimating Natural Ventilation in Building Networks, Bejing, China 1987
14. ICCEM, Estimation of Natural Ventilation in Buildings Using a Microcomputer. 1987
11. Role of the Professional Community in the Development of Architectural Education, ACADIA, South Carolina, USA1992 0

Educational details:

Institution Degree Year
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, U.S.A. PhD 1989
Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-ARC), Santa Monica, Los Angeles, U.S.A. MSc 1986
Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt. BSc 1982

Memberships and Awards details:

Organization name Membership/Award
1) Syndicate of Egyptian Engineers Membership
2) Society of Egyptian Architects Membership
3) Organization of Arab Architects - Executive committee Membership
4) Union of Arab Engineers – Development and Certification of Engineers Membership
3) Organization of Arab Architects - Executive committee Membership
2. Recipient, Doctoral Fellowship, Egyptian Government, 1986. Studied for Doctoral Degree in Architecture. Award

Committees details:

Committee Year
College of Engineering, Zagazig University Computer Advisory Committee, 1993-2000 1993
President Egyptian Student Association of North America, 1988-1990 1990
3) Computer Advisory Committee, Ga Institute of Technology 1987-1989 1989
Director of Egyptian Student Association, Atlanta Chapter 1987-1988 1988
University Senate Student Government Body, Ga Institute of Technology, 1986-1987 1987

Scientific Activities:


Professional Practice experience: Director of Barakat & Associates consulting Firm (1983). Certified consulting Architect (2000). Main Focus: Public Buildings: office buildings, Conference halls, Public libraries, Health facilities, Educational and Financial institutions. Recreational and Hospitality Buildings: Social Clubs, Hotels, Sports halls and cinemas. Industrial Facilities: Medicine, sorting stations, waste water treatment and card box factories. Marine Architecture: Ports planning and design, Under-water environmental assessment. Housing Schemes.