Mohamed Awad, BDS, M.Sc (Egypt), Ph.D (England) is an Associate Professor and consultant, Fixed Prosthodontic Department, Faculty of Dentistry, Tanta University, Egypt and King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia. His work was concentrated on Fixed Prosthodontics researches. He is the president of Egyptian Association of Dental research section of international association for dental research since July 2010.
He finished his Bachelor (1983) and Master degrees (1989) from Tanta University, Egypt and Ph.D degree from University Dental hospital of Manchester, United Kingdom in 1996. He was head of Fixed prosthodontics Department in King Abdulaziz University from September 2003 for one year. Also he was course director for fixed prosthodontics for preclinical and clinical courses for several years. He is supervising and teaching postgraduate Saudi Board in Advanced Restorative Dentistry (SBARD) since year 2000.
He presented researches in several international conferences including Miami, San Diego, Seattle (USA), Singapore, Manchester & Bristol (England), Riyadh, Jeddah, Makkah (Saudi Arabia), Dubai (UAE) and Egypt.
He was awarded several awards including distinction in scientific research in King Abdulaziz University, 2008. Also, he held several grants for conducting researches from different associations. He is Editor-in-chief of Journal of Oral Hygiene and Health and serves for editorial board and as a reviewer for many scientific international journals.
Dental materials and fixed prosthodontics including Dental ceramics and Zirconium post and cores; Fiber-reiforced composite restorations and post/cores; Color & Dental esthetics; Base metal alloys; Wear and abrasion in dental ceramics; Optical properties of natural teeth and dental ceramics; Finite element analysis; Dental implant materials; Dental cements; Periodontal problems related to fixed prosthodontics.