Teaching areas

Environmental control systems,Sustainable Building Design,Construction systems,Building sciences,Building Information Modeling

Research areas

Architecture Design Standards for Prayer and Ablution Spaces,Sustainable Building Design,Computer Application in Construction


Executive MBA, CASS Business School, City University London, 2011
PhD, Building Engineering, Concordia University, Canada, 1998
M.Eng, Building Engineering, Concordia University, Canada, 1991
B.Arch, Cairo University, Egypt, 1987

Professional experience

Assistant/Associate/Professor of Architecture, American University of Sharjah, School of Architecture, Art,and Design, UAE, 2000-Curr.
Assistant Professor of Architectural Engineering, Director of the Architectural Engineering Program, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, 1998-2000
Architect and Design Coordinator, Arab Consulting Engineers, 1991-1993


LEED Accredited Professional. Founding member of the Architectural Engineering Institute (in the USA). Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ex). Member of the Engineers and Architects Syndicate of Egypt. Member of the Society of Building Science Educators.
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