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Exploration of endogenous Frankia Strains in Egypt
Louis S. Tisa, Dept. of Cell., Mol., and Biomed. Sci, University of New Hamsphire, Durham, NH
Samira R. Mansour, Faculty of Science, Suez Canal University, Ismailia 

Novel Protein Delivery System For Non-Chemical Insect Control
R.M. Roe, Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
Sayed Khalil, Agriculture Genetic Engineering Research Institute, Cairo

Modifying Adenovirus to Target Adhesion Fibroblasts for Prevention of Postoperative Adhesions
Ayman Al-Hendy, Center for Woman's Health Research, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN
Hussein M. Atta, Faculty of Medicine, Menia University, Minia

Synthesis of Lippolysaccharide Antagonist for the Treatment of Septic Shock
Geert-Jan Boons, Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
G.A. El-Sayed, Faculty of Science, Ain Shams University, Cairo

Triggering Stress Response to Enhance Fungal Decolorization of Textile Dyes
John E. Linz, Food Science and Human Nutrition, Michigan State University, East Lansing MI
Ola M. Gomaa, National Center for Radiation Research and Technology, Cairo

A microchip PCR-based biosensor for the detection of Cronobacter
Carl A. Batt, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Waleed Sharoud, Mansoura University, Mansoura

Hybrid Multi-Junction High Efficiency Polymeric Photovoltaic Cells
Qiquan Qiao, Center for Advanced Photovoltaics, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD
Soliman Moataz, Institute of Graduate Studies & Research, Alexandria University, Alexandria

Stability study and characterization of power distribution networks with distributed energy resources: case study of the Egyptian electric distribution system
Hassan El-Kiskhy, Electrical Engineering, University of Texas, Tyler TX
Mamdouh Abdelakher, Faculty of Engineering, South Valley University, Aswan

A Novel Pulse-Driven Vapor Compression Refrigeration System for Hot Climates
S.A Sherif, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville
Essam E. Khalil , Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Giza
Studying Air Quality Dynamics using A Linear Genetic Programming Approach over Remotely Sensed Atmospheric Parmaeters case study (Cairo, Egypt)
Hesham El-Askary, Physics, Computational Science and Engineering, Chapman University, CA
Ahmed Mahmoud Tobal, National Authority for Remote Sensing & Remote Sciences, Cairo

Si3N4/SiC Nanocomposites synthesized from waste silica fume for high temperature structural applications
Leon L. Shaw, Institute of Material Science, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Mahmoud Farag Zawarah, National Research Center, Giza

Preparation of high-aspect ratio wollastonite using recycled material
H.Y. Sohn, Department of Metallurgical Engineering, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
A.A. El-Midany , Mining Department, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Giza

Wireless Physical Layer Security from Theory to Practice
Hesham El Gamal, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Moustafa A. Youssef, Nile University, Giza 

Preparation of Nano-fillers from Waste in Papermaking Industry
Yulin Deng, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
Said M. El-Sheikh, Central Metallurgical Research and Development Institute, Helwan

Porous Hydroxyapatite Ceramics for Bone Replacement Using Direct Consolidation Technique
Richard E. Riman, Materials Science Engineering, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ
Yasser M. Ahmed, Central Metallurgical Research and Development Institute, Helwan

Development of High Performance Nano- Sized Tungsten Heavy Alloy Composites by Powder Metallurgy
Randall German, Mechanical Engineering, San Diego State University
Sayed Farag Moustafa, Central Metallurgical Research and Development Institute, Helwan

Advance Underwater Archaeological Survey of the North West Coast of Egypt
Brendan P. Foley, Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA
Emad Khalil, Center for Maritime Archaeology Alexandria University, Alexandria

Improving Rainfall Estimation over the Nile Basin using Merged Multichannel Infrared and Microwave Satellite Observations
Emad Habib, Civil Engineering Department, University of Louisiana, Lafayette, LA
Mohamed Abdel-Motaleb, Planning Sector, Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation, Cairo

Simulation of Diesel Particulate Filters in Exhaust Systems
David W. Herrin, Mechanical Engineering, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Tamer M. Elnady, Sound and Vibration Lab, Ain Shams University, Cairo