Wave Engineering through
eXtreme & Intelligent matTEr

Professional Service

  • Referee for Scientific Journals, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Nature Communications,
    Physical Review Letters, ​Advanced Materials, Advanced Functional Materials, Scientific Reports, Applied Physics Letters, Physical Review Materials, Physical Review Applied, Journal of Applied Physics, Extreme Mechanics Letters, Journal of Sound and Vibrations, Crystals, International Journal of Modern Physics B, ASME Journal of ​Vibration and Acoustics 

  • Guest Editor, Extreme Mechanics Letters                                                                                2016 -2017
    Special issue on Frontiers of Mechanical Metamaterials

  • Technical Program Committee, Phononics 2013, Sharm El-Sheik, Egypt                                   Spring 2013

    ​Assisted with planning and executing conference program​
  • Elected President of AGSO (Aerospace Graduate Student Organization, 250+ students)         2012 - 2013

    Strengthen relations between the graduate students, faculty, department officials, industry and the local community.
  • Technical Program Committee, Phononics 2011, NM, USA                                                           Spring 2011

    ​Assisted with planning and executing conference program
  • Pro bono Tutoring, Boulder, CO, USA                                                                                         2011 - 2015
    Tutored many graduate and undergraduate students in different subjects (e.g. C++, physics, chemistry, calculus, engineering computing, Arabic, etc.).

Community Service

  • Executive Board Member, Islamic Center of Boulder                                                                       2013 - 2015

    ​Plan, manage, and execute the daily activities of the Islamic Center of Boulder.
  • Sunday School Board Member/Teacher, Islamic Center of Boulder​                                             2011 - 2013

    Assisted in starting a weekend school that served 100+ students, age of 6-18 years old. As a board member, helped developing the curriculum for classes and set the school policies. Also worked as an Arabic teacher in the school and taught 4 different classes, one-hour each, per week.
  • Coordinator for MisrEDU Initiative,                                                                                                            2011-2015
    Planned and coordinated programs that intend to help students in Egypt to get access to good academic advising and educational resources.