Junior faculty development program (JFDP) is a  The 10-week program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and administered by AMIDEAST, invites faculty members from around the world to learn from and build connections with U.S. universities.

18 staff members from all Egyptian universities are selected from hundreds of applicants to spend 10 weeks in American universities.

Mohamed Abdelkarim Aboulhassan Mohamed, assistant professor from electrical engineering department, faculty of engineering, PUA, has been selected in renewable energy cohort. The RE cohort has been hosted by university of Texas at Austin. He has attended several pedagogical workshops and seminars as well as several cultural events and visits