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Evaluation of Cardiac Regional Function from Standard Cine MRI
Ahmed Gharib, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD
Fahmy Ahmed Samir, Nile University, Giza 

Development of Synthetic Bio-active Hetero- and Macrocyclic Compounds utilizing Computational Chemistry Techniques
Alan R. Katritzky, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Adel S. Girgis, National Research Center, Giza

CP Violation in B Decays at the LHCb Experiment
Alakabha Datta, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, University of Mississippi, University, MS
Shaaban Khalil, British University in Egypt, Cairo

Energy Efficient Solar Photovoltaic Management System
Jaber A. Abu Qahouq, College of Engineering, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
Mohamed Orabi, South Valley University, Qena 

Landfill Leachate Treatment: Anammox combined with Advanced Oxidation
James Field, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Fatma A. El-Gohary, National Research Center, Giza

Groundwater Management and Preservation of Egyptian Antiquities and Monuments: New Hydrogeologic Analysis
Graham E. Fogg, Land, Air, and Water Resources, University of Texas at Austin, TX
Ayman Abdel- Hameed Ahmed, Sohag University, Sohag 

Reliable Global Navigation Systems using Flower Constellations
Daniele Mortari, Aerospace Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Ashraf Hamdi Mohamed Owis, Cairo University, Giza 

Mechanics of Friction Stir Welding: An Integrated Experimental-Computational Approach
Vikas Prakash, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
Mostafa Hassan Youssed Shazly, British University in Egypt, Cairo 

Assessing the Potential of Natural Resources for Land Use Planning and Development West of Aswan, Egypt
Magaly Koch, Center for Remote Sensing, Boston University, Boston, MA
Fikry Ibrahim Khalaf, Suez Canal University, Ismailia 

Syntheses of Hyperbranched Copolymers on Novel Nanostructures for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell Applications
Z. Ryan Tian, Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
Mona Hassan Mohamed Abdel Rehim, National Research Center, Giza 

Assessment of the Role of T helper-17 (Th-17) Cells in the Pathogenesis of Schistosoma Infection in Human
Mohamed Tarek Mohamed Shata, Digestive Diseases, University of Cincinnati, OH
Soad Nady Ibrahim Hamed, Helwan University, Helwan, Cairo 

Power Management Circuit for Micropower Thermoelectric Generators with Low- Voltage Startup
Edgar Sanchez-Sinencio, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Ahmed Nader Mohieldin, Cairo University, Giza 

Real Time Computation of Health Hazardous Effects Due to Radiation from Mobile Base Station
Nader Bagherzadeh, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, University California, Irvine, CA
Hesham Eldeeb, Electronics Research Institute, Giza

Determination of Optimal Treatment Processes for Natural Organic Matter Removal and Disinfection By-Product Formation Reduction
Yeomin Yoon, Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
Mohamed Isamil Badawy, National Research Center, Giza

Transforming Growth Factor BetaSuper Family, Genetic Networks and Improvement of Reproductive Efficiency in Sheep
Zhihua Jiang, Dept. of Animal Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
Nermin Kamal El-Halawany, National Research Center, Giza 

Surface Modification and Size Dependence of Magnetic Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications
Chanjoong Kim, Ohio University, Athens, OH
Emad Azmy Sultan Girgis, National Research Center, Giza

Metal-Organic Frameworks for Nanocatalysis and Removal of Mercury-Containing Compounds from Wastewater and Gas Condensates
Mohammed S. El-Shall, Dept. of Chemistry, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
Sami F. Shams El-Deen, Egyptian Petroleum Research Institute, Cairo 

Isolation, Purification and Characterization of Novel Halophilic, Alkalithermophilic Enzymes of Industrial Interest from the Alkaline, Hypersaline Lakes of the Wadi An Natrun,Egypt
Juergen Wiegel, Dept. of Microbiology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
Noha Mostafa Mesbah, Suez Canal University, Ismailia

A hybrid Solar-Wind Generation Based Micro-Grid for the Irrigation System of A Major Land Reclamation Project in Egypt-Case Study of the Toshka Project
Hassan El-Kishky, Electrical Engineering, University of Texas, Tyler, TX
Mazen Abdel-Salam, Assiut University, Assiut 

Patho-Genomic Survellance of M. paratuberculosis causing Johne's Disease in Egyptian Cattle
Adel M. Talaat, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Adel Sayed Amin, Animal Reproduction Research Institute, Agriculture Research Center, Cairo

Biomarker Assisted Selection for Disease- Resistance in Clams for Establishing Egyptian and Improving American Bivalve Aquaculture
John Scarpa, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute at FAU (HBOI at FAU)
Eman Ibrahim Aly El-Wazzan, National Institute of Oceanography & Fisheries, Cairo 

Increasing the P uptake Efficiency of Wheat by Mycorrhizal Interactions and Plant Growth Promoting Bacteria
Heike Bucking, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD
Samy Abd El-Malik Mohamed Abd El-Azeem, Suez Canal University, Ismailia 

Use of Remote Sensing for Detecting Soil Salinity, Estimating Evapotranspiration
Luis A. Garcia, Colorado State University, Boca Raton, FL
Mohamed Rami Mahmoud, National Water Research Center, Cairo