Ahmed is the Head of COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic, at Shoubrakhit Public Hospital, a clinical pharmacist and (part-time) hospital manager at Dr. Ahmed Abdul Aziz hospital, Alexandria, Egypt, and a former teaching associate in the space sciences department at the International Space University (ISU) in Granada, Spain. Ahmed is doing his master’s degree in biotechnology, and he is extremely interested in genetics, neuroscience, space neuroscience, and space sciences.
Currently, Ahmed is serving as the regional coordinator for the Middle East for the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) and a former regional communications manager for the Middle East, a member of the national steering committee for the upcoming AMADEE mission in Egypt (Mars analog mission), a member of the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) Space Life Sciences Committee, the chair of the International Outreach Committee for the Aerospace Medicine Student & Resident Organization (AMSRO), and the founder and president of the AMSRO regional chapter in Alexandria, Egypt. Additionally, Ahmed is working on some great projects mostly dedicated to space medicine and human space exploration such as the space medicine program for Egypt, building the first Mars/Moon analog station in the Western Desert of Egypt in coordination with EgSA and the Austrian Space Forum (OeWF), and a roadmap to enable Africa to have sustainable human spaceflights by 2030.
Ahmed is classified as one of the Top 10 Under-30 in the African Space Industry. As well as, he got the 2019 African Space Leaders Award, the 2021 Space Medicine Association International Scholarship, and the 2021 IAF Emerging Space Leaders Grant.