U.S. Fulbright Specialist Conducts Workshop at Ain Shams University
Dr. Safwat Shakir, Director of Texas Gulf Coast Environmental Data Center (TEXGED) at Prairie View A&M University has visited Ain Shams University. While at Ain Shams Dr. Shakir conducted a two-week workshop on biometrics studies and biostatistics. Faculty members and graduate students from universities throughout Egypt participated in the workshop. Dr. Shakir visited Egypt under the auspices of the Commission’s Fulbright Specialist Program, which provides short-term opportunities for Egyptian institutions and American scholars to increase collaboration between the United States and Egypt. Each year nearly a dozen American academics visit Egyptian institutions as Fulbright Specialists.