Mahmoud El-kouriny


 

 

Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Hassan Mohamed El-Kouriny 

Cairo, Egypt

 

mahmoud_mohamed01@a-arts.helwan.edu.eg 

 

 

Work experience 

 

2015 - Present 

Assistant Professor  

Faculty of Applied Arts – Department of Interior Design & Furniture 

 Courses : 

Living Scenery 

Urban Sketching 

Still Life 

Architectural Presentation 

 

2009 - 2015 

Lecturer

Faculty of Applied Arts – Department of Interior Design & Furniture 

 

2002 – 2009 

Assistant Lecturer 

Faculty of Applied Arts – Department of Interior Design & Furniture 

 

 1996 - 2002 

Teaching Assistant 

Faculty of Applied Arts – Department of Interior Design & Furniture 

 

Higher Education 

2009 - Helwan UniversityCairo, Egypt 

PhD – Applied Arts – Interior Design & Furniture 

 

Summary of  doctoral dissertation: 

The Impact of Romanticism on Interior Design & Furniture 

Since the romantic trend is one of two ruling concepts of human creativity since the beginning of creation (the other being the concept of rationality), the study had the importance of shedding light on one of the most important creative trends in the world of design and art.The study reviews the trendall the way back to ancient times,considering how philosophers perceived its impact on the creative process.The study analyses the creative process of the designer, and an analytical study of some creative works from ancient times to the modern era, revealing the most important effects that affected such works, ending with a project in which the research results had been applied.

 

2003 -  Helwan UniversityCairo, Egypt 

Master’s Degree – Applied Arts – Interior Design & Furniture 

Summary of  master’s thesis: 

Form and its Relationship to Interior Design & Furniture 

Due to the importance of form and its elements and its impact on the internal vacuum through its elements (point, line, color…etc.),the elements of the form were studied historically through the productive works of the ancient Egyptiansto the Romans and finally the modern era.Studying each component and the extent of its impact on the internal vacuum, and then an analytical study of some of the works of interior design and some of the work of designers of the modern era of furniture, ending with a project in which the research results had been applied. 

 

1996 - Helwan University     Cairo, Egypt 

Bachelor of Arts – Applied Arts – Interior Design & Furniture 

 

Activities 

Scientific 

Supervising the doctoral thesis in 2014for the student Mohamed Abdelhamid Noaman - titled: Rooting of Cultural Identity for Yemeni Heritage Architecture. 

Academic 

Designing the environmental museum of St. Catherine’s in Morgan Land village in 2012. 

Training course on the design and development of furniture with the Center for Modernization of the Egyptian Furniture Industry and the Development Center for Spanish Furniture Industry in 2012. 

Arbitration of the training course of the Center for Modernization of Industry with Aghaghan Association in 2013 and 2014. 

Chairman of the technical and financial committee in the process of furnishing the covered hall in university campus 2012. 

Member of the neutral committee for the supply and installation of wooden furniture at the National Center for Criminal and Social Research in 2013. 

Invitation from MIT, Republic of Macedonia, to participate in research on World Heritage in 2014 – 2015. 

Participation in a workshop in Florence, Italy for interior design in 2015. 

 

Artistic 

2019  - Participating in a workshop in Fabriano ,Italy ,for watercolor.

           - Participating in a wall painting at the Applied Arts Exhibition on its 180th anniversary since its establishment. 

2018 - Organizingan exhibition of living scenery, Faculty of Applied Arts. 

2016 - Participation in the exhibition for faculty members at Mahmoud Mukhtar Museum. 

1999 - First prize in the art design competition at the French Cultural Center, Cairo. 

           - Participation in the 11th Youth Salon in the field of oil painting. 

           - Participation in the 99th Art Exhibition, Faculty of Applied Arts. 

           - Participated in the exhibition of Applied Arts at the Russian Embassy in Cairo. 

1998 - Jury Prize at the 10th Youth Salon. 

1992 - Participation in the Movenpick Hotel Festival of the Arts.

 

Languages 

Arabic –Fluent (Native tongue), Writing:  Excellent, Reading & Comprehension:  Excellent, 

                Conversation:  Excellent 

French – Fluent, Writing:  Excellent, Reading & Comprehension:  Excellent, Conversation:  Excellent  

English –Good, Writing:  Good, Reading & Comprehension:  Good, Conversation:  Good 

Russian - Some 

 

Computer skills 

 Excellent general computer skills.  I am familiar with many operating systems.  Good experience in Microsoft Office.  Good internet surfing experience. 

Excellent knowledge of various design and CAD software.