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Biography of Dr. Fathi Saleh

Dr. Fathi Saleh is currently professor of computer engineering at Cairo University. He is the Founder and Emeritus Director of CULTNAT “Center for Documentation of Cultural and Natural Heritage”, which is a part of Bibliotheca Alexandrina and supported by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology. He is also the president of Herimed (Association for the documentation, preservation and valorization of Euro-Mediterranean Cultural Heritage) and member of the Supreme Council of Culture and the Board of the Director of the Supreme Council of Antiquities. During the years 1995-97 he occupied the position of Cultural Councilor at the embassy of Egypt in Paris and from 1997-1999, he was the ambassador of Egypt to the UNESCO. Dr Saleh was graduated from the Faculty of Engineering - Cairo University and got his PhD from the University of Paris – France. His main interest is the application of the new technologies in the different fields of Cultural and Natural Heritage.

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