Refereed Papers in Conference Proceedings • El-Sawalhi N, Eaton D and Rustom R. 2007. Establishing relative weights for contractor pre-qualification criteria in a pre-qualification evaluation model. The 7th International Postgraduate Research Conference, The Lowry, Salford Quays, University of Salford, 28 Continue reading RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS
International Erosion Control Association Scholarship, Denver, Colorado 1992. Research Fellowship- Civil & Architectural Engineering Department, Drexel University, September, 1991. TA Excellence Award- in recognition of contribution to education at Drexel University, June, 1991. Mollye and Mitchell Glick Scholarship- in recognition Continue reading HONORS/AWARDS?
Member: Construction Institute (CI), USA Member: American concrete Institute (ACI) Member: American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) North American Geosynthetics Society (NAGS) International Erosion Control Association (IECA) Associate Member: Sigma Xi (Scientific Research), USA Elected Chairman of the Scientific Committee Continue reading PROFESSIONAL STATUS
Date Topic Duration Organizer Oct 2, 2000 to Jan. 15, 2001 The Management of University-Industry Partnerships 3 months UNESCO ESMU Feb. 20, 1999 to date WebCT (Multimedia in Preparing Course Materials) 1 month IUG Nov 19-20, 1997 Introducing the Enterpreneurship Continue reading TRAINING COURSES ATTENDED
Participated in many training programs as a trainer or co-trainer. A brief list of the major training programs is shown below Date Topic Duration Type of Participants Organizer & Funder June 94 Construction Management for Gaza Engineers 3 weeks PECDAR Continue reading CAPACITY BUILDING AND TRAINING EXPERIENCE
Experience in Planning, Institutional Development and Human Resources Development Institutional Development Expert in the following assignments: CMWU Transfer Plan Implementation Support Initiatives Skills and Needs Assessment and Development of a Training Program. Preparation of Organizational Structure and Transfer Continue reading PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
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 Continue reading EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE
Post-Doctoral Research, 1993, University of New Brunswick, Dept. of Forest Eng., Canada. Ph.D. 1993, Geosynthetics\Construction Materials, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA. M.S.C.E. 1989, Construction Management\Construction Materials, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA. B.S.C.E. 1985, Civil Engineering, Bir-Zeit University, West Bank.