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1General Admission Requirements for E-JUST Postgraduate Schools

 1. Eligibility requirements for Scholarship
 2. Age
 3. Language (English Proficiency)
 4. Educational Background and Records
 5. E-JUST Interview
2Academic Background for Each Department
3Scholarships Terms and Conditions
4Selection Procedures

1. Application Submission
2. Primary Screening Announcement
3. Interview and Exams
4. Deadline to receive all the original certificates approved by Egyptian Embassy
5. Result announcement
6. Arrival in E-JUST
7. Medical Check up
8. Orientation Week
5E-JUST Research Areas and Topics
6Documents Required for Application


 Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology offers opportunities of advanced study and academic research to Graduate students. The program involve Master (two years) leading to the corresponding degree M.Sc. Accepted applicants to the program will be enrolled in the next Spring 2016 semester, which will begin on February 19, 2016. Lectures and instructions for research are given generally in English.

 1. General Admission Requirements for Pharco International Msc Scholarship at E-JUST

1Eligibility requirements for fellowship Applicant must be a holder of nationality of a country in African continent except Egypt
 Applicant must have a home address in Africa except Egypt.
2Age Applicants should be under 30 years on February 1, 2016.
3Educational Background and Records M.Sc. applicants should have a very good academic record in the related undergraduate program’s major and hold a Bachelor degree with a GPA of at least 3 out of 4 or a percentage record of ≥ 80 % is required.
4Language (English) Proficiency Admission Requirement: TOEFL iBT 79 or Academic IELTS: 6.5.
    Applicants whose native language are English are not required to submit official evidence of English Language Proficiency.
5E-JUST Interview    Applicants must pass successfully the interview; the applicant minimum acceptance percentage of is 60% at the interview.
    Interview (Personal and Academic Interview)
    Includes research proposal presentation and discussion and must measure professional skills, specialization knowledge and IT skills, and teamwork skills.

 2. Academic Background for Each Department

DepartmentAcademic Background
Electronics and Communications Engineering (ECE)  The students’ academic background should be:
  Electronics and Communications Engineering.
Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)  The students’ academic background should be:
  Engineering Degree in Computer Science and Engineering.
Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering (MTR)  The students’ academic background should be:
  Mechatronics and Robotics, Computers and Automatic control, Power Electronics, Mechanical Engineering, Production Engineering and Mechanical Design. Students are expected to have good knowledge of Control Engineering, Electronics and Programming.
Industrial Engineering and Systems Management (IEM)  The students’ academic background should be:
  Industrial Engineering, Production Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Design Engineering.
Energy Resources Engineering (ERE)  The students’ academic background should be:
  Mechanical Power Engineering and Energy Engineering. M.Sc. and Ph.D. students, they need to write the research topic only.
Environmental Engineering (ENV)  The students’ academic background should be:
  Environmental Engineering/Civil Engineering/ Architecture Engineering/Mechanical Engineering/Electrical Engineering and Chemical Engineering.
Materials Science and Engineering (MSE)  The students’ academic background should be:
  Metallurgy, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Production Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Textile Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Electrical Engineering.
Chemicals and Petrochemicals Engineering (CPE)  The students’ academic background should be:
  Chemical and Petrochemicals Engineering, Material Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Metallurgy.

 3. Scholarships Terms and Conditions

-The scholarship’s term is the period necessary to complete the degree requirements in E-JUST, which should be within two years for the M.Sc. degree; the scholarships’ are mainly supported by Pharco corporation which is available for outstanding M.Sc. applicants from Africa, based on transparent selection procedure.
-The scholarship’s support is dependent upon the student good standing with the E-JUST graduate program in which he/she is registered. An evaluation progress report will be sent semi-annually to the sponsor reporting about the student’s study level, including the student transcript, academic advisor report, and the updated student research situation.
-Scholarships are full-time scholarships; this means that E-JUST students are fully devoting to their study and research in E-JUST and are not allowed to work elsewhere during their scholarships’ period.
-Scholarship covers tuition fees, accommodation, medical care, and monthly stipend.

4. Selection Procedures

• Application Submission
 Online submission is opened through E-JUST website from October 1 till October 21, 2015.
• Primary Screening Announcement
 E-JUST will send the result to each applicant after documents classification and analysis , the accepted applicants will be invited to the interview.
• Interview and Exams
 The exam and interview will be held via Skype on November 4, 2015.
• Deadline to receive all the original certificates approved by Egyptian Embassy
 The applicant has to submit the original certificates and documents to E-JUST admission office, all the certificates must be approved by the Egyptian embassy from applicants’ home country.
• Result announcement
 E-JUST will announce the final decision to the applicants
• Arrival in E-JUST
 The accepted applicant should arrive E-JUST and Egypt maximum by February 6, 2015
• Medical Check up
 The accepted applicant has to come to Egypt and get the medical check up in governmental hospital.
• Orientation Week
 Introducing to the students the E-JUST research and campus life

   Advertisement  September
   Application Submission  Oct. 1 - Oct. 21
   Primary Screening Announcement  Oct. 26 & 27
   Interview and exams  Nov. 4
   Deadline to receive all the original certificates approved by Egyptian Embassy  Nov. 9
   Result announcement  Nov. 15
   Security Check  Nov.15 - Dec.14
   Notification of Acceptance=Sending the "Letter of Acceptance"  Dec. 15
   Application of VISA in Egyptian embassy of home country  Dec. 16 -
   Arrival in EJUST  Feb. 6
   Medical Check in Egypt  Feb. 7
   Orientation week and paper works for Int'l Students  Feb. 8 - Feb. 10
   Orientation week  Feb. 15 - Feb. 17
   Start of lectures Spring 2016 Semester  Feb. 19

 Personal Interview and Research Proposal Presentation Assessment Criteria For M.Sc. candidates:

 1. Research ability and potential
  Knowledge of basics principles in the field
  Potential for conducting independent experiments/surveys

 2. Presentation skills
  Originality of the presentation (Percentage taken from web sites, borrowed material)
  Logic and clearness to expose ideas(looking to audience)
  Answering questions logic, and consistently
  Clear and concise spoken English

 3. Personal Character
  Motivation and neatness

 4. Awards and publication
  Awards

 The candidate conducts a 15-minute presentation by PPT (Power Point Presentation) for his/her research proposal in front of an evaluation committee. The presentation is followed by 15-minute discussion with the candidate to evaluate the main points given in the research proposal and to evaluate the candidate’s research potential.
 Applicants are required to provide a copy of the research proposal report.

 5. E-JUST Research Areas and Topics

 Electronics and Communications Engineering

 1. Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits and Systems
 – RF-CMOS Front-end (LNA, PA, Mixer, VCO, VGA)
 – Ultra-Wideband (UWB) Applications
 – Radio frequency transceivers design
 – Sensors electronics

 2. Digital System Architecture and Design
 – Application specific, reconfigurable, and embedded architectures
 – Networks-on-Chip, Network processor and router architectures
 – System-on-Chips
 – Parallel and multi-core systems
 – Interconnection networks, system-level communications and protocols
 – Ultra low power and energy efficient architecture design
 – High Performance Computing/Processing Systems
 – Security Architectures/Secure Design of Embedded Systems
 – High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC/H.264)
 – Embedded Machine Vision Systems
 – Body Area Networks/Body Sensor Network

 3. Digital Signal Processing
 – Image and Video Processing
 – Speech and Audio processing
 – Multi-dimension Signal Processing and Stochastic Processes
 – Multimedia Systems
 – Pattern Recognition
 – Computer Vision and Image Analysis
 – Adaptive Filtering Design
 – Sparse Signal Processing and Applications

 4. Wireless Communication Systems
 – Broadband Wireless Systems Technologies
 – PHY Layer Design
 – Coding for Communication Systems
 – Cognitive and Software-Defined Radio

 5. Photonics CommunicationsSystems
 – Silicon Photonics
 – Space-Division Multiplexing
 – Coherent Lightwave Systems
 – Digital Signal Processing for Optical Communication Systems
 – Optical Communications Networks
 – Optical Code-Division Multiple-Access (OCDMA)
 – Optical Orthogonal Frequency-Division Multiplexing (OFDM)

 6. Microwave Engineering and Remote Sensing
 – Wireless Power Transfer Using Antennas and Coupled Resonators
 – Antenna Design for Medical Applications
 – Smart Antennas and Adaptive Antenna Arrays
 – Planar Ultra-wide Bandwidth (UWB) Antennas and Arrays
 – Microwave and 60GHz mm Wave Antennas and Filters
 – Novel Electromagnetic Materials (Metamaterial / Electromagnetic Bandgap Materials) for Antenna and Microwave Circuits Applications
 – Radar Design
 – Reconfigurable Antennas and Arrays
 – Remote Sensing and Satellite Observation

 7. Analog/Mixed Signal Design and Test
 – Design of low-cost low power ADCs
 – Testing of Analog/Mixed signal systems
 – Energy harvesting for Implantable and wearable devices
 – Neural signal sensing and regeneration
 – Non-Invasive Biosensors

 Computer Science and Engineering

 1. Parallel Computing
 • High Performance Computing
 • Heterogeneous Systems/Accelerators
 • Green Technologies
 • Parallelizing Compilers
 • HPC on the Cloud
 • High Performance Embedded Systems
 • Big Data Processing

 2. Mobile Wireless Networking and Computing
 • Indoor Localization
 • Calibration-free localization
 • GPS replacement technologies
 • Device-free localization
 • Device-free activity recognition
 • Automatic construction of indoor floor plans
 • Cognitive radio networks
 • Software-defined networks

 3. Cyber-Physical Systems
 • Machine Learning
 • Computer-Aided Drug Design
 • Road Traffic Control, Modeling, and Simulation
 • Computational Robotics
 • Human Activity Recognition
 • Rigorous Simulation of Dynamical Systems
 • Computable Analysis

 4. Intelligent Systems
 • Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining
 • AI and Multi-Agent Systems
 • Natural Language Understanding
 • Computational Intelligence
 • Bioinformatics

 5. Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
 • Object/Person/Face Detection
 • Object/Face Recognition
 • Object/People Tracking
 • Human Activity Recognition
 • Optical Character Recognition
 • Image Segmentation
 • 3D Computer Vision
 • Feature Detection/Description/Matching
 • Video Surveillance
 • Large-Scale Visual Recognition
 • Vision Computing on Modern Parallel Architectures

 6. Theory and Analysis of Algorithms
 • Analysis of Algorithms
 • Data Structures
 • Computational Geometry
 • Graph Algorithms
 • Amortized Complexity
 • Algorithms for Computer Graphics and Visualization

 Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering

 Bio-Mechatronic Systems
 • Development of Surgical Robots
 • Medical Robots
 • Rehabilitation Robots and Assistive Devices
 • Prosthetic Devices
 • User Friendly Smart Medical Devices for Intensive
 • Care Units
 • Ground Emergency Response Vehicles
 • Smart Artificial Hand with Feeling

 Magnetic suspension and bearing Systems
 • Magnetic suspension control
 • Magnetic bearing Systems
 • Micro magnetic bearing
 • Applications of Magnetic bearing in artificial hearts
 • Robots with magnetic bearing joints
 • Vibration Isolation Systems Using Magnetic suspension
 • Magnetically Suspended Flywheel Energy Storage Device
 • Magnetically Suspended Linear Induction Motor.

 Intelligent Mechatronics Systems
 • Flying / walking robot design and control.
 • Development and Control of Tele-operation systems.
 • Aerial manipulation systems
 • Control of complex dynamic systems.
 • Humanoid Robots
 • Legged Robots
 • Wearable Vehicle
 • Brain-Based Devices
 • Micro/Nano Manipulator
 • Parallel Manipulators with their Applications to Machine Tools
 • Versatile inspection Robot
 • Coordination control for swarm of quadrotors

 Field Robots
 • Mobile robot exploration, navigation and control
 • Robot Motion Control in Deserted Areas for Landmines Detection
 • Motion Control of Mobile Robot in Unstructured Area
 • Multiple autonomous mobile robots
 • Wall-Painting Robot.
 • Insect-killing Robot
 • Solar Powered Rover for Sun-Synchronous Navigation in tough Roads
 • Autonomous Underwater Vehicles, AUV

Micro / Nano Systems
• Tactile Sensing Systems
• Smart Sensor/ Actuators
• Energy Harvesting Devices
• Micro Flying Robot
• Microfluidics Systems

Industrial Engineering and Systems Management

Industrial Engineering:
• Integrated Berth Allocation and Quay Crane Assignment in Container Terminals.
• Discrete Event Simulation of Container Terminals.
• Green Supply Chain Network Design and Analysis and Management.
• Container Stacking and Pre-marshalling Problem.
• Container Vessel Storage Planning.

Manufacturing Engineering
• Application of Additive Manufacturing in Biomedical Applications.
• Modeling and Simulation of Metal Cutting Processes.
• Correlating Additive Manufacturing and Product Characteristics.
• Machine Tool/Process Interaction.
• Ultrasonic Assisted Milling.

Materials Science and Engineering

1. Nano-materials for energy, sensing, environmental and bioelectronic applications
• Nanomaterials for microsensors and bioelectronics fabrication
• Assembly and architecture of nanoscale structures
• Nanoporous and mesoporous catalysis for organic synthesis and Fisher Tropcsh reaction
• Nanofibers and nanoparticles for tissue engineering and drug systems.
• Graphene/CNTs-based materials for supercapacitor, solar cell, fuel cell and thermoelectric applications
• Thin film thermoelectric materials
• Hybrid system for energy generation and storage.
• Theory, Modeling and Simulation of Nanomaterials
• Corrosion and corrosion protection of advanced materials

2. Mechanics of materials: Modeling, Simulation and characterization(properties, stress, strain and displacement)
• Finite element modeling of nano tube reinforced functionally graded materials.
• Characterization ofgraphene reinforced composites using inverse analyses.
• Modeling and Simulation of composites with different reinforcements’ shape and materials
• Modeling of nano-piezo-composites for different applications
• Material behaviour under severe plastic deformation / high strain rates.
• Wear of materials.

3. Advanced Functional Materials (Design, Processing and Characterization)
• Fatigue and wear resistance of materials
• Ultra-high strength and super-alloys
• Dental, bio-implants, and bio-degradable metallicmaterials
• Bulk-nanostructure materials and severe plastic deformation
• Shape memory and superelastic alloys for sensing, biomedical, and structural application
• Development of new low-cost alloys for biomedical and aerospace application
• Metal and metal-oxides nano-tubes and nano-rods (production, characterization and applications
• High Temperature Alloys (Production, Characterization and Applications)
• Improved Castability of Metal and Alloys.

4. Polymer Engineering
• Improving UV resistance of Ploymering Materials
• 3D Fibrous Composites Materials
• Sustainable or Green Composites for Industrials Applications.
• Nanofiber Formation Technologies.

Energy Resources Engineering

1- Renewable Energy systems
• Solar energy applications include (Solar cooling and heating systems – PV systems – Thermal regulation system)
• Renewable energy driven systems

2- Thermo-fluid and their Applications
• Heat and mass transfer
• Fluid mechanics
• Refrigeration and air conditioning, power plants and thermal comfort

3- Alternative energy systems
• Fuel cells and combined heat and power fuel cell systems

4- Energy Storage Systems
• Thermal energy storage systems (Cold and hot storage)

5- Energy Conservation and Management
• Energy audits, energy efficiency and energy managements

Environmental Engineering

1- Air Quality and Control
• Air Pollution Assessment And Control
• Climate Change and Sustainability (Greenhouse Effect)
• Indoor Air Quality Improvement techniques
• Assessment of Emissions From Urban Transportation Systems and Their Minimization
• Assessment of Household Emission And Their Risk on Health
• Sustainable Air Environment And Related Green Architecture/Building
• Carbon Footprint Assessment and its impact on Global Warming
• Assessment of Emissions From Industries and Minimization Techniques
• Environmental Impact Assessment of Air Emissions
• Estimation of Particulate Matters in Egyptian Cities and Their Impact on Human Health

2- Waste Management
• Waste water treatment technologies (including domestic, industrial and Agriculture waste water)
• Water quality and treatment
• Hydrogen, biofuels and bioethanol production from wastes
• Solid and hazardus waste management
• Application of Nono-technology for water and waste water purification

3- Water Resources
• Modeling of sediment dynamics in the Nile River basin and proposal of management practices
• Delta system dynamics analysis and prediction under changing climate and socio-economic conditions in the framework of integrated watershed and coastal zone management.
• Coupled physical, bio-chemical and socio-economic process analysis and prediction for establishing coastal ecosystem conservation and adaptation strategy under various anthropogenic impacts and climate change
• Assessment of Irrigation Management Scenarios of Highly Saline Soil for sustainable development
• Integrated Watershed Modeling (Including Sediment Transport, Storm Analysis, Flash Flood Management).
• Hydraulic Modeling and simulation studies (physical, mathematical and numerical)
• Hydrology of Arid and Semi-Arid Regions (incl. Groundwater)
• Nile Basin Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM)
• Integrated Coastal Zone Management (Incl. Sediment Transport, Ecosystem Conservation)
• Sustainability of Nile River and River Basins
• Investigation and Assessment of Surface Water/Groundwater Quality using RS/GIS
• Improvement of Mapping Techniques for Water Quality of Water Bodies using RS/GIS
• Irrigation and Drainage Engineering Systems (Assessment and Development)
• Sustainability of Water Supply Systems (Incl. Health Risk Assessment, e.g. Direct and Indirect Impact assessment of polluted irrigation water on human health
• Impact of Climate Change on Water Resources (Hydrologic Cycle)
• Environmental Impact Assessment of Water Resources Projects.
• Applications of Remote Sensing And GIS in Water Resources Engineering and Sewer Systems
• Soil-Water Interaction and Contaminant Transport (Incl. Seepage Analysis)
• Rainfall Harvesting Investigations and Optimal Utilizations.
• Water Resources Assessment and Development Using RS/ GIS techniques
• Water Footprint Assessment and Virtual Water Investigations.
• LULC and Mapping of water bodies using Remote Sensing and GIS
• Geo-environmental investigations

4- Environmental Assessment and Management
• Sustainability And Sustainable Development
• Pollutants Mapping
• GIS And Environmental Assessment
• Effect Of Natural Organic Matter (Nom) On Transport And Toxicity Of Chemical Pollutants
• Appraisal, Auditing And Improvement Of Industrial Environment
• Impact Assessment Of Polluted Environment On Ecosystems Conservation
• Conservation Ecology And Management Scenarios
• Planning And Management For Environmental Change
• Sustainable Transportation Systems And Management Scenarios,
• Sustainable Global/Regional/Local Environment
• Improving And Developing Techniques For Building Sustainability.
• Environmental Management For Sustaining A Greener Environment
• Green Tourism Environment And Development
• Assessment Of Remote Sensing/GIS Tools In Environmental Application And Management.

Chemicals and Petrochemicals Engineering

1. Desalination using solar Energy
• Design of new solar collectors using nanofluids and its applications in water desalination
• Desalination Using Capacitive Deionization Techniques.

2. Design of wastewater treatment units and its applications
• Advanced Oxidation Techniques such as Plasma for Water Purification.
• Photocatalysis and its applications in water treatment
• Using New materials as ion exchange for water treatment
• Preparation of New electrodes and it applications for wastewater treatment by electrooxidation techniques.

3. Preparation of Nano-materials and its applications
• Ion exchange
• Electrocatalysis
• Fuel cells

4. Corrosion Protection
• Preparation of New Smart Materials and its applications for corrosion control

5. Catalysis and its applications.
• Photocataysis and its applications in wastewater treatment, Production of new chemical and petrochemical materials.
• Electrocatalysis and its Applications in Supercapacitors, Batteries, Sensors and Biosensors.
• Enzyme-catalysis and its applications in wastewater treatment, production of foodstuffs and pharmaceutical materials.
6. Membrane fabrication and modifications and its applications in
• Desalination and Ultrafiltration processes.
• Fuel cells and Hydrogen production
• Separation processes.

7. Design of Micro-reactor and its applications such as:
• Preparation of fine chemicals, food stuffs and pharmaceutical drugs, etc..

8. Development of new polymeric materials:
• Composites, insulators, fibrous materials and conducting polymers, etc.

9. Biodiesel production from agricultural and oil wastes.

6. Documents Required for Application

Applicants must submit the following documents (SCANNED Copies) should be attached to the Online Application Form and to submit the original copies before November 9, 2015:

• Application form signed by applicant
• Two Recommendation Letters
• Statement of purpose
• CV
• BSC certificate
• BSC Transcript
• Copy of Passport (Valid for at least one year)
• Personal Photo (Attach one personal photograph (size 4×6 cm, upper half of body, full-faced, hatless) taken within the past 6 months)
• Research proposal
• Certificate of health
• International TOEFL 79 /Academic IELTS 6.5