Naglaa Sami Adbel Aziz Mahmoud
  • Naglaa Sami Adbel Aziz Mahmoud

  • Assistant Professor
  • Ext: 6714

Dr. Mahmoud received her BFA with Honors, Master's and Ph.D. in Interior Architecture - Lighting and Acoustics in Conference Halls from the College of Fine Arts, University of Helwan, Cairo, Egypt, and Ecole d’Architecture d’ Interieure Camondo (scientific channel for the Ph.D.) in 1990, 1996 and 2002 respectively. She has experience of more than 30 years in teaching, research, and applied interior design projects. Head and member of many committees; Accreditation CAA, REC, Curricula and Study Plan Committee, Academic Timetable, Master Degree, QS, WASC, and Assessment. As the department head from 2019 to 2020, she established the Lighting and Acoustical Lab for interior applications and experimentation. Dr. Mahmoud was selected as APID's Ambassador in May 2018 to prepare for the biannual IFI Congress Dubai 2020 hosted by APID. She is a member of many professional institutions and journal editing boards and serves in evaluating, peer reviewing, and judging in specialized competitions, ex. Journal of Interior Design and IDEC.

Education
  • Ph.D. Philosophy of Doctorate degree of Fine Arts in Interior Architecture (Scientific Channel France “Ecole D’Architecture D’Interieure - France” & “College of Fine Arts - Egypt”- 2002
  • Master of Fine Arts in Interior Architecture (College of Fine Arts, Helwan University) Egypt - 1996
  • Bachelor of Fin Arts in Interior Architecture (College of Fine Arts, Helwan University) Egypt- 1990
Experience
  • Assistant-Professor, Interior Design Department, College of Architecture, Art, and Design (CAAD), Ajman University (AU), United Arab Emirates, 2019-Present
  • Head of Interior Design Department, College of Architecture, Art, and Design, Ajman University (AU), United Arab Emirates, 2019-2020
  • Assistant-Professor, Interior Design Department, College of Engineering, Ajman University (AU), United Arab Emirates, 2005-2019
  • Assistant-Professor, Architecture Department, College of Maritime Transport & Technology, Arab Academy for Science and Technology and Maritime Transport, Cairo, Egypt, 2004
  • Assistant Professor, Interior Architecture Department, College of Fine Arts, Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt, 2002-Present
  • Lecturer, Interior Architecture Department, College of Fine Arts, Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt, 1996-2002
  • Teaching-Assistant, Interior Architecture Department, College of Fine Arts, Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt, 1990-1996
Teaching Area
  • Lighting and Acoustics for Interior Design - Lighting and Acoustics for Architecture
  • Graduation Project - Graduation Project II
  • Psychology of Interior Design
  • Islamic Interiors, Theory of ID
  • Architecture for Interiors
Research
  • Lighting and Acoustics as enhancement elements in Interior Design
  • Environmental Psychology Effects of the Interior Design
  • Interior Design' Program as Pedagogy and Quality Assurance
Publications
Conference Presentation
  • 2008, The Importance to Teach Sustainability to tomorrow Interior Designer, The International Scientific Conference for the Centennial of Faculty of Fine-Arts “100 Years of Creativity”, Helwan University, Egypt
  • 2003, The Ideal Program of Design the Lecture Halls for the progress of Fine Art Education, the 4th Conference of Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Helwan
Memberships, Awards and Honors
  • Certificate of Appreciation - Best Student' Research - Ajman University - 2020
  • IFI 2020 Dubai / APID, Trophy of Appreciation for the efforts in preparing the Biannual Congress
  • Certificate of Appreciation - Club Fair Jurer - Ajman University 2019
  • Certificate of Appreciation - Best Student' Research Supervisor - AbuDhabi University - 2019
  • IALD Membership - International Association of Lighting Designer, 2019 - till date
  • Certificate of Appreciation - Best Student' Research - Ajman University - 2019
  • IDEC Membership - Interior Design Educators Council, 2018 - till date
  • Certificate of Appreciation - Best Student' Research - Ajman University - 2016
  • “Marquis Who’s Who” Bibliography 2015
  • Certificate of "Outstanding Performance" - Dean of Engineering 2012
  • Certificate of Experience - Dean of Engineering 2011
  • Certificate of Appreciation / Supervision the Winner student Competition IFI 2009 / Dubai
  • Membership APID – Association of Professional Interior Designers (Allied with IFI) from 2009
  • PhD Holder Degree in Interior Architecture with Honor and Excellency 2002
  • Membership ICOM – International Council of Museum from 1997
  • Master Degree Holder in Interior Architecture with Honor and Excellency 1996
  • Membership Egyptian Organization of Plastic Art (Allied with UNESCO) from 1991
  • First Position with Excellency and Honor out of 120 students in Bachelor of Art in Interior Architecture, 1990