Doctor of Philosophy: 2009 – 2012, Virginia Tech, USA. Major: Electrical Engineering.
Master of Science: 2005 – 2008, University of Alexandria, Egypt. Major: Physical Engineering.
Bachelor of Science: 1998 – 2003, University of Alexandria, Egypt. Major: Electrical Engineering.
Islam Ashry is a research scientist at Photonics Laboratory, KAUST. He received his BS and MS degrees from the University of Alexandria, Egypt, in 2003 and 2007, respectively, and the PhD degree from Virginia Tech, VA, USA, in December 2012. His research interests include optical sensors, free-space optics, plasmonics, and fluorescence dynamics. Heis a member of IEEE.