College / Department

Teaching areas

Areas: Sustainable Development for Engineers, Sustainability Analytics and Resource Management, Building Construction Materials & Methods, Project Management, Construction Management. Selected Undergraduate.<br>Masters, and PhD courses created and taught: Advanced Building Construction Materials-Surveying - MSc Capstone in Construction Management-Construction Safety Management -Construction Contracting and Cost Control -Legal Aspects of ESM - Surveying - Project Estimating, Planning and Control -Civil Engineering Cost Analysis.

Research areas

Best Practices for Sustainable Development, Sustainable Construction, Project Planning and Performance, and Project and Program Benchmarking, Engineering Education and Leadership, Women in STEM


PhD, Philosophy Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Civil Engineering - Construction Engineering & Project Management Program., The University of Texas at Austin, United States
MS, Masters of Science Degree (M.S.) in Project Management, The George Washington University, United States
BS, Building Construction and Management, Reading University

Professional experience

Associate Professor at American University of Sharjah (AUS), United Arab Emirates(2015 - Present)
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Affairs at American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates(2017 - 2019)
Assistant Professor at American University of Sharjah (AUS), United Arab Emirates(2006 - 2015)
Doctoral Research Fellow at The University of Texas at Austin, United States(2003 - 2005)
Project Consultant/Project Implementation Analyst at Independent Project Analysis, Inc., United States(1998 - 2003)
Graduate Teaching Fellow at George Washington University.(1997 - 1998)
Assistant lecturer at The Sudan University of Science and Technology, Sudan(1994 - 1996)


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