The Centre for Advanced Materials was established at the British University in Egypt (BUE) under the umbrella of the Faculty of Engineering in September 2007. The main goal is to realize BUE's vision of growing as a research-led university from the start of its inception in 2005.

CAM was established by its founding director Prof. Yehia Bahie-El-Din and currenlty led by Dr. Mostafa Shazly.  CAM is served by BUE internationally recognized faculty and researches.