Assem  Al Hajj

Assem Al Hajj

VP for Academic Affairs and Development and Academic Staff in Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering

Personal Profile

Current Position:

VP for Academic Affairs and Development and Academic Staff in Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering

College / Department:

College of Engineering / Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering

Academic Status:

Associate Professor

Area of Specialization:

Civil Engineering, Construction and Facilities Management

Nationality:

British

Education

Academic Qualification Educational Institution Graduate Year
PHD Construction ManagmentUniversity of Dundee, UK1992
Master Construction ManagmentUniversity of Heriot-Watt, UK1988
Bachelor Civil EngineeringBeirut Arab University, Lebanon1985

Academic Experience

Position Institution Period
Academic Staff, Civil and Construction Engineering Programme Applied Science University / Bahrain2015- Present
VP, for Academic Affairs and DevelopmentApplied Science University / Bahrain2015- Present
Academic Head/Director of ResearchSBE/EGIS Heriot-Watt University, Dubai Campus2006 - 2015
Programme/Project DirectorUnivation Ltd, RGU, UK2000 - 2005
Lecturer/ResearcherRobert Gordon University, UK1992 - 2000

Membership of Professional Bodies

Institution Period
Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)2015- Present
Director at CIB MENA Network for Research2012- Present
Fellow of the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors2012- Present
Associate Member of M. E. Facilities Management Association MEFMA2011- Present
Member of the Project Management Institute2006- Present
Member of the Lebanese Syndicate of Engineers and Architects1985- Present

Publications

  1. Can QA and Cultural Norms Coexist? , 2017.
  2. The Impact of Project Management Implementation on the Successful Completion of Projects in Construction, 2017.
  3. Using big data to improve the performance management: a case study from the UAE FM industry, 2017.
  4. The Quest for Quality through HEA Training, 2017.
  5. Town square for the UAE sustainable city: a case study, 2015.