Mahmoud Islam Gad El Hak Architect / Teaching Assistant / Researcher Villa No. 52 The Club District, El Sherouk city Cairo, Egypt
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Through applying academic knowledge and personal skills in a creative team environment, I aim to continuously develop, present and implement ideas and concepts in the best possible way that would both standout and be acknowledged in whatever academic environment or market that would be exposed to them.
EXPERIENCE Feb. 2011 to Present
American University in Cairo, Cairo, Egypt Research Assistant • Participating as a research assistant for daylighting enhancement in the research supported by Award No. C0015, made by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), which aims to innovate a suitable environmental building that suits the regional conditions, and combines many teams in several fields such as Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil and Construction , and Architecture .
Jun. 2011 to Present
Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt Teaching Assistant • Assisted and lead workshops in modules including: Architecture Design, Building Construction, Working Drawings, Urban Planning, and Architecture History .
Feb. to Jun. 2011
Sep. 2009 to Jan. 2011
American University in Cairo, Cairo, Egypt Teaching Assistant • Assisted and lead workshops in Design Studio 1 module (AENG 351) The British University in Egypt, Cairo, Egypt Teaching Assistant • Assisted and lead workshops in modules including: Architecture Design, Interior Design, Visual Design, Building Construction, Construction management, Working Drawings and Urban Planning . • Was part of the organizing committee for FISC 2010 the first International Conference on Sustainability and the Future held in the BUE
Jun. to Dec. 2010
Cube Consultants, Cairo, Egypt Junior Architect (Design Team Member) • Participated in Designing and Presenting several projects such as : Esna the stepped city (Development master-plan for the city of Esna, Egypt) The Khufu Avenue and Pyramid's Plateau (Part from the Cairo's 2050 vision) Ramsis Square master-plan developing (approved by the high-minister of Egypt in Oct. 2010) Degla Cave Oasis - Port Ghaleb, Egypt Moneeb district Master-plan Ataba, Opera square & Azbakia Park Development (Competition)
Jun. to Sep. 2007
Okoplan for Planning, Architecture and Engineering services, Cairo, Egypt Trainee • Working as a part of the design team, participated in several Planning and Architecture projects.
Jun. to Sep. 2006
Dr. Hazem el kewidi Planning and Architecture Consultants , Cairo, Egypt Trainee • Trained and helped in drafting working drawings sheets using AutoCAD software program.
Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt Master of Science, Architecture Design Finished the pre-thesis courses on January 2011, expected date for graduation September 2012
Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt B.S., Architecture Design Overall grade: Very Good with Honors Graduation Project grade: Distinction
WORKSHOPS AND ACTIVITIES
National Academy of Arts, Bergen, Norway Student exchange program Participated in a workshop designing the childrenâ€™s hall in the Grand Egyptian Museum, developing concepts and ideas, the workshop includes visits to famous museums, lectures held by professors from Egypt, Norway and UK, and a design teamwork studio.
Culture Exchange Program (Work & Travel), USA Student exchange program Spending two months in the United States, working and traveling, Learning to deal with other cultures and different nationalities, and visiting different states with different cultures and lifestyles (New York, California, Wyoming, Montana, Colorado and Arizona ) . .
4th annual conference for engineering students (ACES 2008), Cairo, Egypt Faculty activity Participated as a Public Relation member in the organizing committee
PERSONAL SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES LANGUAGE SKILLS
Arabic English French
2D & 3D drafting AutoCAD (14 - 2010); Adobe Photoshop; Autodesk 3Ds Max. Autodesk Revit, Autodesk Impression, Rhinoceros Environmental & Simulations Ecotect, Radiance and Diva
Sketching, Coloring (Yokens), and Physical Modeling
Mother Tongue Excellent Basic
Ambitious and hard working, capable of generating creative ideas and performing creative thinking, capability of handling a high work load and working under pressure, cooperative and capable of team working for achieving common goals, time management skills. Reference & Transcripts are furnished upon request