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. Proceedings of the International Conference on Sustainable Futures, 2017.
  3. The Impact of Project Management Implementation on the Successful Completion of Projects in Construction, 2017.
  4. Linking Between Sustainable Development and Facilities Management Strategies: An Integrated Approach for Evaluating the Sustainability of Existing Building in the UAE, 2017.
  5. Using big data to improve the performance management: a case study from the UAE FM industry, 2017.