Usama A. Khashaba was born in Egypt, May 20, 1962. He recived the B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Zagazig University, Zagazig, Egypt, in 1985, 1989, and 1993 respectively. Since 1985 he hae the following appointments:
1985-1990 Teaching Assistant, 1990-1993 Lecturer, 1993-1997 Assistant Prof., 1997-2004 Associate Prof., 2004 to now Professor of composite materials. Prof. Khashaba is reviewer to many Int. journals such as Composites Part A, Composites Part B, Materials Science & Engineering A, International Journal of Fatigue, Chinese Journal of Aeronautics, Composite Materials, Thermoplastic Composite Materials, Precision Engineering and Manufacturing, Advanced Composites Letters (ACL). He was a visiting Professor to NIU (2001, 2002) and AAMU (2004, 2006), USA as a counterpart in many US-Egypt Projects.