Professor and Director, Innovation 4.0 Network and Aerospace 4.0TM Siemens’ Chair on Industry 4.0 Technology Integration Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) Chair on Propulsion System Design École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS), Québec University P&WC Senior Research Fellow Chevalier de l’Ordre national du Québec (CQ), Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Canadian Academy of Engineers (CAE), Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute (CASI)
B.Sc. from Cairo University (1970), M.Eng. and Ph.D. from McMaster University, Canada (1978). With Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) from 1978 to 2010, Dr. Moustapha was Senior Manager of Technology, Collaboration and Technical Training Programs for P&WC from 1999 to 2009 and was named P&WC Senior Research Fellow in 2011. Joined ÉTS in 2010 as Professor and Director of Aerospace Programs (AEROÉTS).
Dr. Moustapha is the Canadian industry and academic member of NATO’s Aviation Technology since 2000. Advisory member for Europe Hybrid Electric Aircraft program. He is Adjunct Professor at Carleton University (Canada), Rzeszow University (Poland) and Cairo University (Egypt), as well as a Distinguished Visiting Professor at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (U.S.A.). He is the President of the Ambassador Club of the Montréal Congress Center. Dr. Moustapha is the founder and cofounder of the Montreal Aerospace Institute (MAI, 2001), the Consortium for Research and Innovation in Aerospace in Québec (CRIAQ, 2002), Aero Montreal Cluster (2005), the Green Aviation Research and Development Network (GARDN, 2007), AEROETS (2010) and Aerospace 4.0 (2016). He is a keynote speaker at various international conferences and forums on aviation, technologies of aircraft engines, and the various technology and skills challenges of the fourth industrial revolution “Industry 4.0”.
He is the author and co-author of over 100 publications and two books on gas turbines and the recipient of over 30 national and international awards, including the following: Québec most prestigious Chevalier de l’Ordre National (2013), Montreal Inspiration and Research Award for top five aviation experts (2013), James C. Floyd Award (AIAC) (2012), Academic Leader Award, Tecnologico de Monterey, Queretaro, Mexico (2012), CRIAQ Tribute and Montreal Inspiration-Innovation Awards (2012), GARDN Tribute Award (2011), Pratt & Whitney Canada Senior Research Fellow (2011), Montréal Club des Ambassadeurs Awards (2006 & 2011), Concordia University Provost’s Circle of Distinction and Ryerson University Special Awards (2009), CASI Senior McCurdy Award (2008), ADRIQ Prix Carrière industrielle (2007), ASME Board of Governors Award (2007), Ryerson University Honorary Doctorate (2005), Egyptian Government Award for Technology Excellence (2005), Concordia University Teaching Excellence Award (2002), Canadian House of Commons Award for outstanding academic and professional achievements (2001), Pratt & Whitney Principal Award for world-class technology excellence (1999), United Technologies Special Presidential Award (1989), Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Value Control Award (1980), etc.