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Dr. Yasser Mahgoub, is an architect, academic, and scholar. Received B. Sc. in Architectural Engineering degree from Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt in 1978 and Doctorate in Architecture degree from The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA in 1990. He has held several academic positions since 1990 at Ain Shams University, United Arab Emirates University, Kuwait University and Qatar University. Practiced as a professional architect in Egypt and was a founding member in 1980 of “The Egyptian Designers” architectural firm in Cairo, Egypt. Participated as an architect consultant in Egypt, UAE and Kuwait from 1990 to date. Teaches architectural design studios, architectural research, environment and behavior in architecture and architectural professional practice. His research interests include social and cultural aspects of architecture, sustainable architecture, architectural education and the impact of globalization on architecture. Published refereed research papers in JA, Archnet-IJAR and OHI. Published book chapters including “Kuwait – Learning From a Globalized City”, in The Evolving Arab City, edited by Dr. Yasser Elsheshtawy and published by Routledge, and “The Architectural Design Studio Pedagogy: From Core to Capstone”, in Architecture Education: The Design Studio edited by Dr. Ashraf Salam. Attended and presented papers in several international and regional conferences. Attended and presented papers in several international and regional conferences. Member of many conferences and journal scientific committee.

Work experience

Sep 1999Aug 2010

Assistant Professor

Kuwait University
Sep 1993Aug 1999

Assitant Professor

United Arab Emirates University
Apr 1999Aug 1999

Associate Professor

Ain Shams University
May 1990Apr 1999

Assitant Professor

Ain Shams University



Jan 1985May 1990


University of Michigan