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Name: Adnan Enshassi
Date of Birth:
14.3.1956
Nationality: Palestinian
Status: Married, Four children
Postal Address:  

P.O. Box. 223 – Gaza

Central Gaza Post Office

Gaza Strip,Palestinian Authority Via Israel

Tel. 972-8-2860 700

Ext.2825

Fax. 972-8-2863552

Email:
enshassi@iugaza.edu.ps
aenshassi@gmail.com

   
   
POSITION Distinguished Professor of Construction Engineering and Management

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EDUCATION

Ph.D.,Construction Engineering and Management, Liverpool University, U.K., 1989.

M.Sc., Construction Management, Loughborough University, U.K., 1986.

B.Sc., Civil Engineering, Suez Canal University Egypt, 1980 .

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PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

1. Member of Chartered Institute of Building (MCIOB), U.K.

2. Associate Member of the British Institute of Management, (ABIM), U.K.

3. Member of the Institute of Management Specialists, Diploma, (MIMS), U.K.

4. Founder Fellow of the Professional Business and Technical Management, Diploma, (F. Prof. B.T.M), U.K.

5. Member of the American Society of Civil Engineering (MASCE) , U.S.A.

6. Member of the International Association for Housing Science, U.S.A


7. Member of the Palestinian Syndicate of Engineers, Gaza Strip, Palestine.

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COMMITTEES MEMBERSHIP

1. Board Member at the Environmental Protection and Research Institute, Gaza Strip, Palestine, (1994 to present).

2. Member, Technology committee, Palestinian Academy for Science and Technology, (2000- 2003)

3. Member, Advisory Board, Habitat for Humanity International – Palestine (1998 – 2000 ).

4. Member, National Committee for Specification & Standardization – Palestine
(1995-97).

5. Secretariat Member, Technical Director, Middle East Environmental NGO Forum,

Jerusalem, (1994 to 1999).

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LANGUAGES

Fluent in reading, writing, and speaking of Arabic, English and German.

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HONOR AND AWARDS

1. Awarded the Distinguished Scholar Award , The Arab Fund fellowship Program (Kuwait), 2009-2010.

2.  Winner of the University Scientific Research Prize for Engineering Science–Palestine, 2005.

3.  Listed in Who’s Who in Science and Engineering 3rd, 4th & 5th Editions, 1996-1999, U.S.A.


4.  Awarded Alexander Von Humboldt Fellowship, Institute Fuer Projectmanagement und Innovation (IPMI),
Bremen University, Bremen, Germany, July 2005 – August 2005.

4. Awarded Alexander Von Humboldt Fellowship, Fachgebiet Bauwirtschaft und Baubetrieb, Technische Universitaet Berlin, Berlin, Germany, July 2003 – August 2003.

5.  warded OEAD Research Grant, Institute fuer Baubetrieb und Bauwirtschaft, Technische Universitaet Graz, Austria , July – September 2002.

6. Awarded George Forster Fellowship, Institute fuer Geotechnik und Baubetrieb, Technische Universitaet Muenchen, Muenchen, Germany, July 2000 – May 2001; July – September 2004.


7. Awarded DAAD Research Grant, Institute fuer Baubetriebslehre, Stuttgart University, Stuttgart, Germany,
July – August 1999 .

8. Awarded a Senior Research Grant (Fulbright Research Scholarship), Clemson University, South Carolina, USA 1997 – 1998 .

9. Honorary Fellow of the University of Liverpool, School of Architecture and

Building Engineering , UK. The Grant was sponsored by the British Council in Jerusalem, England,
August – September 1996.

10.Awarded DAAD Research Grant, Institute Fuer Projectmanagement and Wirtschaftsinformatik, Bremen University, Germany, August – October 1995 .

11.Honorary research visit to several French Universities. The grant was sponsored by the French Government through French consulate in Jerusalem, France, February 1994.   

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REVIEWER

Name of Journals where I acted as a referee

-   Construction Management and Economics.

-   The International Journal of Project Management.

-   The International Journal of Construction Management.

-   Water resources Management.

-   Engineering Construction and Architectural Management.

-   Construction Engineering and Management, (ASCE).

-   Legal Affairs and Dispute Resolution in Engineering and Construction, (ASCE).

-   Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction.

-   Journal of Construction in Developing Countries.

-   Journal of Civil Engineering and Management.

-   Journal of Environmental Engineering.

REGIONAL EDITOR (MIDDLE EAST)

- The International Journal of Construction Management (HONGKONG).

INTERNATIONAL EDITORIAIL BOARD

- International Journal of Construction Project Management (NOVA SCIENCE-USA).

INTERNATIONAL EDITORIAIL ADVISORY BOARD

- Built Environment Project and Asset Management (EMERALD – UK).

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1. Dean, Faculty of Engineering, IUG (2007-2009).

2. Chairman of Civil Engineering Department, Islamic University of Gaza. (1994-1996).

3. Coordinator, International Liaison Committee at IUG (1996-1999).

4. Advisor, The Ministry of Housing, Palestinian National Authority, 1994 – 1995.

5. Advisor, The Palestinian Economic Council for Development and Reconstruction (PECDAR), Palestine, 1993 – 1994 .

6. Visiting Professor, Institute fuer Baubetrieb und Bauwirtschaft, Technische Universitaet Graz, Austria, July – September 2002.

7. Visiting Professor, Institute fuer Geotechnik und Baubetrieb, Technische Universitaet Muenchen, Germany, July 2000- May 2001.

8. Visiting Professor, Institute fuer Baubetriebslehre, Stuttgart Universitaet, Germany, July – August, 1999.

9. Visiting Professor, Department of Construction Science and Management, Clemson
University, U.S.A, August 1997 – January 1998.

10. Visiting Professor, School of Architecture and Building Engineering, Liverpool University, U.K, August – September, 1996.

11. Visiting Professor, Institute fuer Projectmanagment und Wirtschaftsinformatic, Bremen

Universitaet, Germany, August – October, 1995.

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EXPERIENCE


A. Teaching Experience

2001-Present

Professor, Civil Engineering Department, IUG, Teaching in the Construction Management Master Degree Program:

- Construction Safety Management.

 - Research Methods For Construction .

- Human Resources Management in Construction.

- Quality Management in Construction.

- Procurement Management.

- Strategic Management in Construction

1996 – 2000

Associate Professor, Civil Engineering Department (IUG):

- Construction Management (Years 4 & 5).

- Specification, Quantity Surveying and Contract Administration (Year 4).

- Building Construction (Year 3).

19 93 – 1996

Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering Department at The Islamic University of Gaza.

1990 – 1992

Adjunct Professor, Engineering Management Department, Al-Fateh University,

Tripoli:

- Engineering Management -Part I (M.Sc. Course).

- Engineering Management -Part II (M.Sc. Course).

- Thesis Tutor (M.Sc. Course).

1989 – 1992

Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering Department,
Nasser University, Tripoli.

- Construction Management (Year 5).

-  Specification, Quantity Surveying and Contract Systems (Year 4).

Engineering Economy (Year 5).

- Technical Report Writing (Year 5).


B. Training Experience

July 95 – Present

Instructor, Training Courses in Project Management for Palestinian Engineers and local contractors, organized by Training and Development Department–UNRWA, Gaza Strip.

November 2005

Instructor, Training Courses in Project Management for Palestinian Engineers in Municipalities and Local Authorities, organized and funded by UNESCO.

May – June 2001

Instructor, Training Course in Engineering Management for Technical Engineering Staff of Gaza Middle Area Municipalities, Funded by Government of the Kingdom of Denmark and organized by The Ministry of Local Authority.

November 1998

Evaluator, International Labor Organization (ILO), Technical view of Training of Contractors Programme in the West Bank and Gaza, IYCB (Two years project).

April 1998 – September 1999

Instructor, Training Courses in Safety & Health in Construction, Bidding, Pricing and Documentation for the Palestinian Water Authority (PWA) engineers in cooperation with UNRWA and Lyonnaise Des Eaux.

Nov. 96 – Dec. 96

Coordinator and Instructor, Training Course in Applied Construction Management for Technical Engineering Staff of the Gaza Municipality, organized by UNDP and the Municipality.

Jul. 95 – Aug. 95

Instructor, Training  Course in Environmental Management for UNRWA Staff in Gaza Field, organized by the World Health Organization (WHO) & UNRWA in Gaza Strip.

Jun. 94 – Jul. 94

Instructor, Project Management Training Course for
Palestinian Engineers and local consultants, organized by WORLD BANK and the Palestinian Economic Council for Development And Reconstruction (PECDAR) – Project management
and monitoring office , Gaza.

Jan. 90 – Jul. 92

Instructor, Training Courses in Project Management
for Libyan Engineers,
organized by the National Training and Development Institute – Tripoli.

 

C. Industrial Collaboration

Oct. 95 – Present

Consultant for local consulting and construction firms concerning the management of
infrastructure projects in Gaza Strip.

Aug. 94 – Aug. 95

Advisor, The Ministry of Housing, Palestinian National Authority, Gaza Strip, Palestine. Work involved Project Management and affordable Housing in Palestine.

Nov. 93 – Oct. 94

Advisor, for the Palestinian Economic Council for Development And Reconstruction (PECDAR), Project management and monitoring office , Gaza Strip,

Jan. 93 – Jan. 94

Director, Palestinian Engineering Management Consulting Center, Gaza.

Sept. 94 – Present

Advisor, Consulting Committee, Environmental Protection and Research Institute, Gaza.
Work involved Environmental Management, Environmental Impact Assessment for Construction Projects and Urban Development and its relation to the environment.

Oct. 94 – Feb. 99

Technical Director, Middle East Environmental NGO Forum, Jerusalem..

Sept. 89 – Jun. 92

Consultant for several local and international construction firms concerning monitoring and controlling construction projects – Tripoli.

Oct. 80 – Sept. 82

Construction manager, Sebha Construction and Building firm, Responsibility managing several projects, e.g. Schools, Houses, Health centers, and Roads.

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UNIVERSITY SERVICE (ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY OF GAZA)

University Committees

1- Member, University Research Prize Committee (2006 -2007).

2- Member, Scientific Research Council (2003 – 2007 ).

3- Co-Editorial, Islamic University Journal (2004 – 2007 ).

4- Member, Research Funding Selection Committee (2002- 2007 ).

5- Member, Advisory Committee, Scientific Research Deanship (2001 –
2003).

6- Member, Scientific Research Council (1999- 2001).

7- Coordinator, International Liaison Committee (1996-1999).

8- Member, Consulting Board for Community Service and Continuing
Education (1993-1994).

9- Member, Prosecution Board of Appeal (1998-1999).

10- Member, Editorial Board, Islamic University Journal (1999- 2001 ).

11- Palestinian Coordinator between Florida University in U.S.A and Islamic University of
Gaza.

12- Palestinian Coordinator between Milan University in ITALY and Islamic University of Gaza.

13- Link coordinator between Liverpool University, U.K., and Islamic University of Gaza.

14- Link coordinator between University of Aleppo, Syria, and Islamic University of Gaza.

15- Link agreement coordinator between Euro-Arab Management School (EAMS), Granada, Spain and Islamic University of Gaza.

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College Committees:

  1. Member, Promotion Committee (2003 – 2006 )
  2. Chairman of the Scientific Committee for the International Conference of Engineering and City Development, Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine, 2003.
  3. Chairman, Higher Education Committee (1999- 2001).
  4. Member, Higher Education Committee (1998-1999).
  5. Member, Faculty of Engineering Council (1998- 2004).

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Departmental Committees

1- Chairman, Curriculum Development Committee (2005-2006)

2- Member, Quality Assurance in Education Committee (2003- 2005 )

3- Member, Curriculum Development Committee (1997-1998).

4- Chairman, Civil Engineering Department (1994-1996).


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UNIVERSITY SERVICE (NASSER UNIVERSITY TRIPOLI, LIBYA)

 1- Chairman, Civil Engineering Curriculum Development Committee (1990-1992).

2- Member, Scientific Committee for Research and Development Center (1989-1992).

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RESEARCH INTERESTS


- Safety and health in construction industry.

- Impact of culture on project management.

- Environmental concerns for construction growth.

- Planning techniques effect on performance.

- Human relation in construction industry.

 - Materials control and waste on building sites.

- Quality management on construction sites.

- Affordable housing in Palestine.

- Water resources management.

 

- Productivity on construction projects.

- Risk analysis on construction projects.

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OTHER ACTIVITIES


1. Research officer, Department of Construction Management, Reading University,
U.K., 1986. Work involved managing construction projects in the Middle East.

2. Researcher, Institute for Road, Railway and Rock Engineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich-Switzerland. Work involved laboratory tests on samples of rock and stability investigations on a Rock Slope and Tunnel Construction, (1994).

3. Coordinator of the scientific & technical committee of the first international economic conference in Palestine, & advisor to the organizing committee (1998).

4. Member of the organizing and scientific committees for the First International Conference on Education and Technical Training, organized by Nasser University, Tripoli, 1990.

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PUBLICATIONS

I have had published, as main or co-author, more than 100 research papers and articles in refereed International conferences and journals, e.g.

1. International Journal of Project Management.

2. Journal of Construction Management and Economics.

3. Journal of Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management.

4. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

5. The Intentional Journal of Research, Development and Demonstration.

6. Journal for Building and Environment.

7. The International Journal of Construction Management.

8. The American Professional Constructor.

9. Australian Journal of Construction Economics and Building (AJCEB).

10. Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction.

11. Asia Pacific Building and Construction Management Journal.

12. Journal of Construction in Developing Countries.

13. Journal of Civil Engineering and Management.

14. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management.

15. European Journal of Engineering Education.

16. Arab Gulf Journal of Scientific Research (AGJSR).

17. Al-Azhar University Journal (Egypt-Cairo).

18. Islamic University of Gaza Journal.

19. International, Local and Regional Conferences.

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