Dr. Abdelrazek Elnaggar
Associate Professor of Humanities and Liberal Arts,
(FIBH)/Liberal Arts and Culture Center (LACC)
Dr. Abdelrazek Elnaggar is an Associate Professor in Conservation Department of the Faculty of Archaeology, Fayoum University, Egypt, and is the President of the Arabic Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (ArIC). Dr. Elnaggar is the Secretary-General of the Egyptian National Committee of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) and Director of Heritage-Aid Mobile Lab at Fayoum University. He holds a Ph.D. from the Faculty of Archaeology at Cairo University, Egypt, with three years Ph.D. research at University College London (UCL), Imperial College, Liverpool University and Natural History Museum, UK. His thesis addressed investigations of laser applications for the conservation of cultural heritage materials. Further degrees are from City and Guilds of London Art School (London, UK), and Cairo University (Fayoum Branch). He is a Fellow at the Conservation Department of the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, 2012), an Academic Visitor at Physics Department, Politecnico de Milano (Italy, 2014), and an Academic Visitor at the Natural History Museum (London, UK 2010/11). He is a member of the editorial board of Heritage Science Journal and Permanent Scientific Committee of the LACONA conferences (Lasers in the Conservation of Artworks), and has presented and published in many international scientific peer-reviewed journals and conferences. He is also a principal investigator/co-investigator of numerous international projects in conservation of cultural heritage.