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Electrical engineer

Mahmoud Ibrahim Gilany, Egyptian electrical engineer. Achievements include research in cost reduction of solar energy. Recipient Best Paper award, Gcc Cigre, 2004; grantee, Cairo University, 2002; Academic Excellence scholar, 1987-1989. Member of Egyptian Engineering Syndicate.


Gilany, Mahmoud Ibrahim was born on October 1, 1964 in Helwan, Egypt. Son of Ibrahim Gilany Awad and Mahasen Mohamed Mandoor.


Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering with honors, Cairo University, 1987. Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Cairo University, 1989. Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering, Calgary University, Alberta, Canada, 1993.


Lecture Cairo University, 1987—1989, assistant professor, 1993—1999, professor, since 2006. Teaching assistant Calgary University, 1990—1993. Part-time professor American University Cairo, 1995—2003.

Associate professor College Technological Studies, Shuwaikh, Kuwait, since 2003. Consultant electrical works Encorp International and United States Army Corps Engineers, Helwan, Egypt, 2000—2002. Member committee studying effect current interruption and voltage reduction on industrial plants in egypt Science Research Academy, Cairo, 1994—1995.

Designer for the medium and low voltage networks AMONSETO Textile Company, (10th of Ramadan City), Egypt, 1998—1999. Member design team power factor improvement project National Cement Company, Helwan, 1997—1998. Member official committee examination Minisitry Electricity, Cairo, 2001—2003.

Designer fire fighting network in mostord petroleum terminal Exxon Mobil, Cairo, 2001—2002. Member proposal implementation committee Ministry Higher Education, Cairo, 1996—1999. Consultant in field; speaker in field.


  • Achievements include research in cost reduction of solar energy.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Electrical Protection Systems (in Arabic). Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member of Egyptian Engineering Syndicate.


Married Asmaa Mohamed Zeyada, October 25, 1989. Children: Naeela Mahmoud, Yahya Mahmoud, Yousof Mahmoud.

Ibrahim Gilany Awad

Mahasen Mohamed Mandoor

Asmaa Mohamed Zeyada

Naeela Mahmoud Gilany

Yahya Mahmoud Gilany

Yousof Mahmoud Gilany