Assistant Lecturer - Arab Academy for Science and Technology
Islam Salem is an Egyptian architect. He graduated from the Arab Academy for Science and Technology, Cairo, Egypt in 2008. Due to his zeal towards learning, he pursued his master’s degree in Architecture at the Dessau Institute of Architecture (DIA) in Germany in 2011. His Master thesis involved how digital design and fabrication are both integrated into architecture, for which he won the Robert Oxman prize for best thesis project. Islam is currently working as assistant lecturer at the Arab Academy for Science and Technology, and researching and teaching advanced digital design tools and fabrication, along with assisting the 4 th year design studio oriented towards exploring digital technology in design. He is also co-founder and partner at morph-d, a design studio interested in merging fabrication, technology, computation, interaction and education, and an Authorized Rhino Training Center, offering various fabrication services in Egypt, including full color 3D printing, plastic 3D printing and CNC cutting and machining.