Ahmed M. Darwish was born in Egypt in 1959. He received his B.Sc. in Electronics and Communication Engineering and M.Sc. in Computer Engineering from Cairo University, in 1981 and 1984 respectively. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of California, Davis in 1988. His academic career included being a professor the Computer Engineering Department. Faculty of Engineering at Cairo University, Egypt and the Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Vlrgima Tech, USA.
He received the Egyptian National Engineering Award for the year 1999. He is a member of few scientific and professional societies and on the editorial board and a reviewer tor a number of publications.
He shared in the design and development(and hold 50% of the lP) of 2 wireless simulation tools. He has over 66 publications in journals and scientific conferences, shared in 2 books, numerous invited talks and few sponsored research programs.
Dr. Darwish was a consultant to a number of international organizations (UNESCO, FAO, ESCWA, European Union and world Bank),
government organizations and companies both in the United States and Egypt.