Prof. Ezzat has extensive manufacturing and quality engineering experience in the automotive and hospitality industries as well as in-depth involvement in academia. His industrial background is based on establishing strong relationships between various disciplines within the organization and with suppliers. He has a proven record for systematic implementation of process improvement techniques in the US, Europe, and various countries in the Far East, and China. He has earned his Doctorate and master’s degrees in industrial engineering from Texas Tech University at Lubbock, Texas. His B.Sc. degree was in Aeronautical Engineering from Cairo University. Prof. Ezzat has worked in the aircraft design field after his graduation both in Egypt and the US. He is a Certified Professional Engineer, Certified Quality Engineer and Certified Quality Auditor by the American Society for Quality, ASQ.