College / Department

Teaching areas

Areas: Building Construction Materials & Methods, Project Management, Construction Management. Selected Graduate and Undergraduate Classes: -Project Estimating, Planning and Control -Civil Engineering Cost Analysis-Advanced Building Construction Materials-Surveying-MSc Capstone in Construction Management-Construction Safety Management -Construction Contracting and Cost Control -Legal Aspects of ESM

Research areas

Project Planning and Performance, Project and Program Benchmarking, Sustainable Construction,Best Practices for Sustainable Development


B.Sc. The University of Reading, UK, 1994
M.Sc. The George Washington University, USA, 1998.
Ph.D. The University of Texas at Austin, USA, 2005

Professional experience

The American University Of Sharjah, UAE. Assistant/Associate Professor 2006-Present.
Construction Industry Institute (CII), The University of Texas @ Austin, Doctoral Research Fellow 2003-2005
Independent Project Analysis, Inc. Virginia, USA. Project and Program Management Consultant/Project Implementation Analyst,1998 – 2003,


Chartered Institute of Builders (CIOB). Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

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