Michel Bakhoum (1913–1981; Arabic: ميشيل باخوم, Mīšīl Bāḫūm) was an Egyptian consulting civil engineer, university professor, and a researcher in concrete structures.
- Education and early years
Michel Bakhoum was born in June 1913 in Cairo. His parents moved to Cairo five years beforehand from a small village near the town of Tahta in Southern Egypt. He received several awards; the first was in 1931 (Prince Omar Tosson Award) as he was the first of his class in the High School diploma competition, which included all the High School diploma students in Egypt.
Osman Ahmed Osman (Arabic: عثمان أحمد عثمان) (1917–1999) was a famous and influential Egyptian engineer, contractor, entrepreneur, and politician. Known commonly as el-mo'alim ("the teacher"), Osman founded the Arab Contractors (the largest Arab contracting firm between the 1960s and 1980s) and led the Egyptian effort to build the Aswan Dam. He went on to become the Egyptian Minister of Housing and Development and later a member of the Egyptian Parliament.
- Early life
Aziz Sedki (1920 – January 26, 2008) was an Egyptian politician and engineer. Sedki served as the Prime Minister of Egypt from January 17, 1972 until March 26, 1973. He was nicknamed the "father of Egyptian industry."
- Early life
Aziz Sedki was born in Cairo, Egypt, on July 1, 1920. He graduated with a degree in engineering from Cairo University in 1944. He went on to earn a doctorate in economic planning from Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts