Dr. Salwa Beheiry | American University of Sharjah


College / Department

Teaching areas

Teaching Areas: Sustainable Construction, Sustainability Metrics, Project Management & Project Benchmarking. Selected BS, MS, and PhD courses developed and taught: Sustainable Development for Engineers, Sustainability Analytics and Resource Management, The Living Building, Project and Portfolio Management, Legal Aspects of Engineering Management, International Construction, and Cost Modelling

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 In Civil Engineering - Construction Engineering & Project Management Program., The University of Texas at Austin, United States, 2005
MS, Masters Of Science Degree In Project Management, The George Washington University, United States, 1998
BS, Bachelor Of Science In Building Construction And Management, Reading University, United Kingdom, 1994

Professional experience

Associate Professor, Civil Engineering, American University of Sharjah (AUS), United Arab Emirates, 2015 - Present
Associate Dean For Undergraduate Affairs, College Of Engineering, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2017 - 2019
Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering, American University of Sharjah (AUS), United Arab Emirates, 2006 - 2015
Doctoral Research Fellow, The Construction Industry Institute (cii),, The University of Texas at Austin, United States, 2003 - 2005
Project Consultant/project Implementation Analyst, Independent Project Analysis, Inc., United States, 1998 - 2003
Graduate Teaching Fellow, Professor. William Wells, Jr. Project Management Program Course Director, George Washington University., 1997 - 1998
Assistant Lecturer, Department Of Civil Engineering, The Sudan University of Science and Technology, Sudan, 1994 - 1996
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