||BS Ag & Life Sciences, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
||MS Food Flavors, Dept. of Food Technology, Cairo University
||Diploma in English Language, American University in Cairo
||Ph.D. in Sensory Testing of Cigarette Smoke, Panel Selection,
Training And Use, North Carolina State University, Raleigh,
|1959 - 1969
||Eastern Company S.A.E., (Ex. BAT), Egypt. Joined as Leaf
Trainee and became Master Blender in charge of product development
|1969 - 1973
||NC State University, Graduate Assistant
|1973 - 1975
||NC State University, Director, Smoking Research Laboratory
Consultant: National Cancer Institute, Smoking & Health Program Towards
a Less Harmful Cigarette, Federal Trade Commission, Chemical Determination
of "Tar in Cigarette Smoke", Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms,
Determination of Specification of Cigarettes versus Cigars
|1975 - 1986
||Different positions with the US cigarette and tobacco industry
in the areas of sales and technical services
|1986 - Present
||President of ISSCORP(USA), a sales and marketing corporation
with branch offices in China and Egypt
President of Fawky Abdallah Company, a consulting service company
|1970 - Present
|| Has provided consulting services in leaf blending and processing,
sensory testing of cigarette smoke and product development
to over 70 clients in more than 30 countries, including the
See Clients & Services
Provided for more information.
|1970 - Present
||Over 30 technical papers presented at national and international
professional conferences in the USA, Germany, Austria, Spain,
China, Philippines, Malaysia and UAE.
See Professional Presentations for
|1970 - Present
||Over 25 technical seminars on cigarette product development
made to clients in the USA, France, Germany, Italy, Russia,
Egypt, Turkey, Morocco, Thailand, Taiwan, South Korea, Vietnam
and China. See Technical
Seminars for more information.
||A series of articles on the measurement of tobacco quality,
published in Tobacco International, New York
||The series was compiled in a book: Can Tobacco Quality
Be Measured?, published by Lockwood Co., New York. The
book led to a scholarship for graduate work towards Ph.D.
degree at North Carolina State University, which was completed
||A series of 16 articles on cigarette product development,
published in Tobacco Reporter on a monthly basis starting May
2002 plus three articles on cigarettes acceptability versus
safety and the concept of flavorings. The nineteen articles
were compiled in the book "Cigarette Product Development" published
by Tobacco Reporter in 2004.
||Published Papers, See English, Chinese and Russian papers.
Book Publications: See English, Chinese and Russian books.
|Supplier of technology and know-how in leaf blending
and processing of American blended cigarettes with emphasis
on burley casing and toasting, as well as straight Virginia
cigarettes and other smoking products
|Provider of technical assistance in sensory testing
of cigarette smoke, covering methods and techniques for panel
selection, training, calibration and use along with the design
and construction of an adequate Smoke Evaluation Laboratory
|Technical Consultant to several U.S. and overseas
organizations and some government agencies either on a long-term
or short-term basis
|Professional speaker at national and international
conferences and technical seminars Contributor on Product Development
and sensory testing of cigarette smoke to leading tobacco magazines
in the USA and other countries, including United Kingdom, Germany,
China and Russia.
|Dr. Fawky Abdallah is president of Fawky Abdallah Company, Inc., a consultancy service and ISSCORP(USA), an international sales and marketing corporation. He holds a Ph.D. in cigarette smoke evaluation from North Carolina State University, USA and is a highly qualified specialist in tobacco blending, processing, cigarette product development and sensory testing.
|In 1970, Dr. Abdallah wrote his first book Can Tobacco Quality Be Measured?, which put method and order to tobacco quality.
|Recently, he wrote the book Cigarette Product Development, which was published in July 2004, to serve as a reference for current and future generations of co-workers in tobacco science and technology. The book was well received and, by August 2005, a Russian/English Edition and a Chinese/English Edition were published.
|Dr. Abdallah is currently writing his third book Sensory Evaluation of Cigarette Smoke, Principles and
Application, for publication in 2006.
|For over 45 years, Dr. Abdallah has been actively working in cigarette product development and presenting papers at national and international conferences as well as giving seminars and providing technical consulting services in the USA and overseas. His work and publications have earned him recognition by colleagues and fellow scientists in the USA and around the world.