Short Biography

Currently, Professor Abdel-Aty holds key positions, serving as the Director of the International Relations Center at Sohag University in Egypt and as the Vice-President of the African Mathematical Union. He has previously held leadership roles, including Vice-President of the African Academy of Sciences and the Dean of Research and Graduate Studies at Applied Science University and Ahlia University in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

He completed his doctorate in Information and Communication Technology at the Max-Planck-Institute for Quantum Optics in Germany in 1999. He has conducted significant postdoctoral research on Information Sciences at Flensburg University in Germany from 2001 to 2003. He has also made substantial contributions to the Quantum Information Group in Egypt, focusing on areas such as quantum measurement, nanomechanical modeling, highly non-classical light, practical information security, and optical implementations of quantum information tasks. His exceptional achievements, numerous awards, and editorial engagements highlight his significant impact and recognition within the scientific community.


Abdel-Aty has made significant contributions to the field of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) that have had a profound impact on socio-economic development in Africa. Through his pioneering research and innovative solutions, he has addressed critical challenges and advanced the technological landscape of the continent. He has attained the highest academic degrees in his field of specialization, such as a Ph.D. in information technology and a Doctorate in Science, Quantum Information and Communication (D.Sc.). He has demonstrated remarkable activity in establishing the field of quantum informatics in Egypt, as well as organizing conferences and workshops, and participating in numerous scientific activities both domestically and internationally. The following is a critical appraisal of his achievements, supported by citations of published evidence and patenting:

He has published numerous pioneering and highly original research papers in his field of specialization, which have evolved to keep pace with global advancements. His scholarly output covers various topics in information technology, quantum informatics and the development of computers into quantum computers (not visible to the naked eye – microscopic) using the principles of quantum mechanics instead of traditional methods. His research has focused on secure information transmission, preventing any intermediary eavesdropping on transmitted information across networks, quantum encryption, building quantum information units, constructing quantum computers, studying new models of material interaction with laser fields or nanomechanical flexors, and proposing new models describing the interaction of quantum points or superconductive materials with electromagnetic fields.

Furthermore, his research has delved into topics related to quantum optics and other peripheral areas, whether nonlinear optics or quantum light. He has focused on understanding the movements of extremely small photons and developing information algorithms for them in the form of wave functions. These developments have led to applications in microscopic photonics, quantum chromatography, and quantum encryption.

His research focuses on developing advanced models and algorithms for secure information and communication systems. His work has directly contributed to enhancing cybersecurity and data protection, which are vital for socio-economic development in the digital age. His patents, such as US Patent No. US 11,093,850 B1 and US Patent No. US 11,651,266 B2, provide evidence of his innovative solutions in this field (Google Patents).

His work has been published in highly prestigious and top-tier journals, showcasing the caliber and impact of his research, such as IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, Vol. 51, No. 11, (2021): 5269-5278  DOI: 10.1109/TCYB.2020.2974315    (impact factor 11.448) ; IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics Vol. 52, No. 1,  (2022) 228 – 2391  DOI: 10.1109/TCYB.2020.2975234 (impact factor     11.448) ;  IEEE Trans Neural Netw Learn Syst. 2021 PMID: 34723816 •    DOI: 10.1109/TNNLS.2021.3122458 (impact factor 10.451) etc 

His specialization in quantum computation has led to remarkable advancements in ICT. Quantum computing has the potential to revolutionize various sectors, including finance, healthcare, and logistics, ultimately driving socio-economic growth. His research breakthroughs and contributions to the theories of quantum information and communication, as evidenced by his extensive publication record in international refereed journals (Scopus), have laid the foundation for transformative applications of quantum technologies in Africa.

His granted patents highlight the practical implementation and commercial viability of his research. The patents he has received, such as US Patent No. US 11,093,850 B1 and US Patent No. US 11,651,266 B2 (Google Patents), serve as evidence of his innovative solutions and their potential impact on socio-economic development. These patents not only protect his intellectual property but also demonstrate the market value and scalability of his contributions.

His exceptional achievements have received widespread recognition and acclaim both within the scientific community and beyond. His receipt of the esteemed 2023 Qin-Jiu-Shao Prize from China for his groundbreaking invention of the Yang-Abdel-Aty-Carlo fractional derivative operator serves as a testament to the transformative impact of his work. Such recognition not only highlights the significance of his contributions but also positions him as a leading innovator in his field.

His achievements in the field of ICT have made a significant impact on socio-economic development in Africa. His research and innovative solutions in secure information and communication systems, quantum computation, and intellectual property have contributed to enhancing cybersecurity, driving technological advancements, and positioning Africa at the forefront of emerging technologies. The evidence of his patents and recognition through prestigious awards underscores the practical applications and transformative potential of his work in shaping Africa’s digital future.

Among the new results achieved:

  • Introducing a new measure of information entropy in three-level energy models and generalizing it to measure multiple-level energy models.
  • Introducing new mathematical processors that have enabled us to obtain a greater amount of information for known atomic models.
  • Proposing measures that have helped prevent any intermediary eavesdropping on quantum information transmitted across networks.
  • Introducing new processors for certain quantum phenomena in solid-state materials and superconductive materials.
  • Achieving both the phenomena of fading and continuity in singular models.
  • Obtaining distinctive information units from solid-state materials and high-speed materials.
  • Introducing a new concept of quantum control in dynamic interaction through phase angles.

In addition to his scientific excellence:

  • Initiating the idea of establishing the Arab Impact Labs project, which greatly boosted Arab intellectual production.
  • Founding many international scientific journals.
  • Being elected to numerous prestigious academies of sciences and international scientific institutions.
  • Due to his scientific standing and the pioneering nature of his research, his papers have been cited more than 1300 times and he has an h-index of 17. He has been listed among the leaders of the Islamic world and a group of top scientists in science and engineering, ranking fourth in mathematics globally within the Islamic world.
  • He has received numerous awards, including the State Award for Excellence in Basic Sciences and, most recently, the Abdul Hameed Shoman Award for Arab Researchers from Jordan.
  • Establishing a significant Egyptian scientific school that has expanded to include most universities in Egypt. Many of its members have held leadership positions in Egyptian universities and have received state awards. His scientific school has extended beyond national borders and has made a clear mark at the international level, engaging in important branches of physical sciences in high-level global competition.
  • Collaborating with colleagues on two books on modern topics covering scientific school research. These books were published by an international scientific publisher in the United States and another in Germany, along with five chapters in books published by a publisher in America.
  • Actively contributing to the establishment of the Mathematics Department at the Zewail City for Science and Technology and participating in the preparation and development of its internal regulations.
  • Participating in the evaluation and development of new programs in science faculties and, from his position in the National Committee of the International Mathematical Union, contributing to raising Egypt’s rank to the highest level in the Union’s ranking. He has also contributed to organizing conferences and enhancing scientific research in mathematics and has contributed to presenting the future vision of scientific research.
  • Actively contributing to correcting societal perceptions of mathematics and correcting the status of mathematics courses in secondary education and the status of mathematics students seeking admission to science and education colleges for both genders.
  • Through his presence with his colleagues in the Egyptian Mathematical Society, a decision was made to select the Egyptian Mathematical Society Journal to be published by an international publishing house.

Part from the work has been awarded some prizes such as 

2023 : Qin-Jiu-Shao Prize, for his innovative proposal of a new fractional derivative operator. This novel operator incorporates the Rabotnov fractional-exponential function into its non-singular kernel, resulting in what is now known as the Yang-Abdel-Aty-Carlo fractional derivative operator.

2023: The United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted Patent No. US 11,651,266 B2 (Title: Quantum Random Access Memory System)

2021: The United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted Patent No. US 11,093,850 B1 (Title Quantum Random Access Memory)

2020: Received State Award of Appreciation in Advanced Technological Sciences (Basic Sciences), Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT), Egypt

2019: Listed among the top 2% scientists globally in the subject-wise analysis by scientists of Stanford University, USA.

2019: Received HH Shaikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Award, UAE

2019: Received Knowledge Management and Informatics Award: Awarded by the Egyptian Academy of  Sciences and Technology, Egypt

2009 :Received National Award for Excellence in Basic Sciences : Awarded by the the Egyptian Academy of Sciences and Technology, Egypt

2009: Received Prof. Fayza Al-Khoraphy Prize in Physic, : Awarded by the the Egyptian Academy of Sciences and Technology, Egypt

2005: Received Abdul Hameed Shoman Prize for Young Arab Researchers in Mathematics and Computer Science, Jordan

2005: Received Third World Academy’s Prize in Mathematics (2005), supported by ICTP, Italy 

2003: Awarded  State Incentive Award in  Mathematical Sciences: Awarded by the the Egyptian Academy of Sciences and Technology, Egypt

2003: Received Amin Lotfy’s Prize for Basic Science: Awarded by the Egyptian Academy of Science and Technology, Egypt.

2010: Fulbright scholarship: Council for International Exchange of Scholars and United States Department of State, USA

2008: Erasmus Mundus Scholarship (The European Union Program), Lund University, Sweden

2009: Recognition Visiting Professor, University Paul Sabatier, France 

2008: Regular Associate, 2008-2013, ICTP,  Italy

2001: S. Furuichi and M. Abdel-Aty introduced a new entanglement measure for the mixed state atomic system.


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Fulbright scholarship: Council for International Exchange of Scholars and United States Department of State, USA

Fellowship 2010

Fulbright scholarship: Council for International Exchange of Scholars and United States Department of State, USA

Fellowship 2009

Universite Paul Sabatier Recognition, France

Fellowship 2008

Regular Associate, 2008-2013, ICTP, Italy



Undergraduate Courses


Calculus with Applications I, II and III — Introduction to Probability and Statistics — Mathematics for


Computer Science — Analytical Dynamics (Math 385) — Math 499, Math 103, Math 104, Math 107, Stat


Computer Algebra — Computer Applications in Mathematics., — Quantum Physics I, II and III, —
Classical Mechanics.

Undergraduate Courses


Mathematical Methods for Engineers I, — Introduction to Numerical Methods — Nonlinear Dynamics and


Waves, — Quantum Computation, Computer Algebra.


Quantum Theory I, II, — Quantum Information Science, — Statistical Mechanics I: Statistical Mechanics of

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