08/2011 – present

Rector – University College of Applied Sciences

02/2006 – 08/2011

Vice President of External Relations and IT, Islamic University of Gaza

  •    International relations development, policies and management.
  •    Information tecnology development, policies and management.

10/2003 – 02/2006

Dean of Planning and Development, Islamic University of Gaza

  •    Prepare strategic plans and strategic directions for the university.
  •    Development policies and systems.

10/2001 – 10/2003

Chairman, Resources Development Center, Islamic University of Gaza

  •         Assess development needs.
  • Coordinate and liaise projects with local and international institutions and agencies. 
  •         Promote university staff in the regional and international arena.
  • Prepare and promote fund raising programs for development projects and research studies.

10/95 – 8/2001

Dean, Community Service and Continuing Education Center, Islamic University of Gaza

  • Foresee and assess community training needs.
  • Prepare and coordinate programs in human resources development.
  • Coordinate and administer programs with international and local institutions.
  • Prepare proposals and development plans.

10/2000 – 8/2001

Dean, Community College of Applied Science and Technology, Islamic University of Gaza

10/95 – present

Professor of Civil Engineering, Islamic University of Gaza

  • Lectured the following graduate courses: Planning and Scheduling of Projects, Mathematical Modeling and Simulation, Claims Management, and Seminar in Construction Management.
  • Lectured the following undergraduate courses: Engineering Economics, Construction  Materials, Concrete Technology, and Engineering Geology. 
  • Responsible for the establishment of the Concrete Laboratory.
  • Research Principal Investigator – Feasibility of Using Tiles Scrubbing Waste Compound and Construction Wastes in the Construction Industry.
  • Research Principal Investigator – Using Construction Demolition Waste in the Construction Industry.

4/94 -3/95                            

Adjunct Professor Dept. of Civil Eng., Islamic University of Gaza.

7/93 to 11/93

 Post Doctoral Fellow

University of New Brunswick, Dept. of Forest Eng., Canada.

Conducted research on the behavior and modeling of unpaved resource access roads reinforced with Geosynthetics.

3/93 to 7/93


Drexel University, Dept. of Civil & Arch. Eng. Philadelphia, USA.

6/91 to 9/93

Graduate Research Assistant

Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA. USA

6/91 to 6/93

Administrative Assistant

ECE Department, Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA

3/88 to 6/91

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA