Dr. Ali A. Shash

Professor of Construction Engineering and Management
KFUPM, KSA

Business Enhancing through Research & Development

Title of Session

Business Enhancing through Research & Development

Presenter Short Biography

Dr. Ali Shash is a Professor in the Construction Engineering and Management Department of the College of Environmental Design at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. Dr. Shash is the Director or the Construction Industry Institute (CII) at KFUPM. Dr. Shash has a B.S. in Civil Engineering from KFUPM, awarded 1981, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Construction Management from the University of Texas at Austin, Texas, USA, awarded in 1984 and 1988, respectively.
Dr. Shash assumed administrative responsibilities in KFUPM as Chairman of the Architectural Engineering Department (1992-1995), Chairman of the Construction Engineering and Management Department (1995-1996), Manager of the Research and Innovation Support Office in the Research Institute (1997-2002), and Director for the Center for Engineering Research. Currently, he is the Director of the Construction Industry Institute. Dr. Shash served as a Consultant for several organizations. Dr. Shash authored many articles published in highly reputed journals and an English-Arabic construction dictionary.