Summary About Prof. AhmedAbd Al-Rahman ElAgib

Educational start


Unlike most of university of Khartoum pioneers, Professor Elagib did not start his higher education in Sudan,nor in the Arabian world, nevertheless he remained loyal to his motherland by getting back to it as soon as he had finished what he had started there. By which we mean United Kingdom in particular University of London where he got his Bachelor degree then university of Glasgow where he got his Ph.D in 1965 where in between he got a Diploma of the Imperial College London In Hydroelectric Power.
In about 15 years
As most of engineers who would like to taste the science they were taught in the real life, he went directly toward practical field, where he started his career as a trainee in a British company. Then he was in extreme progress that he was a manager in two years
After finding his passion he fellow it academically until he reached the level of a professor in 1970. Afterwards he was the dean of the finest engineering collage all over the country
Chairman of…
During his full of achievement life he was at the top of several locations:
  • The Scientific and Technological Research Council.
  • Sudan Engineering Council
  • Industrial Production Corporation and Minister of Industry and Mining.
  • African Regional Centre of Technology
  • National Council for Research of Sudan (Ministerial Status).
  • Technical Committee for Combat of Desertification.
  • National Commission for Environment.
  • Chairman National Commission for Atomic Energy
  • Sudan University for Science & Technology.
What is the speciality?
When you look to the fields he worked in it may surprise you the variety of specialties he was involved in. That is he worked not only as a job but also as a research in the following areas among others:
  • Energy
  • Education
  • Planning
  • Technology
Inventor, Researcher, Engineer, and Mathematician


The greatness comes from the abilities to be used by the individual. This is the lesson to be learned from this incredible life. Since he had published more than 60 papers. and with 5 patents under his name, in addition to 3 mathematical applications he is considered as father of mechanical engineering in Sudan.