Former students

(only degrees earned under Dr. Al-Hussein's supervision are listed)

Former PhD students

Hossein Abaeian, PhD (2018)
Project Manager, Interspec Systems • Alspec Industries

Mona Afifi, MSc (2012), PhD (2015)
Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Stout

SangJun Ahn, PhD (2019)
Virtual Construction Coordinator, PCL Industrial Management Inc.


Ghulam Muhammad Ali, MSc (2018), PhD (2022)
Post-doctoral Fellow, University of Alberta

M. Sadiq Altaf, MSc (2011), PhD (2016)
Technical Supervisor, ACQBUILT, Inc.

Aladdin Alwisy, MSc (2010), PhD (2017)
Assistant Professor, University of Florida

Hadia Awad, PhD (2018)
Research Associate in Building Automation Systems, National Research Council

Tadesse Ayalew, PhD (2020)
Assistant Professor, Addis Ababa University (Ethiopia)


Beda Barkokebas, MSc (2017), PhD (2022)
Assistant Professor, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Samer Bu Hamdan, PhD (2018)
CEO and Co-Founder, Amb.AI

Yuan Chen, PhD (2019)
Associate Professor, Tianjin University (China)


Regina Dias Barkokebas, MSc (2017), PhD (2022)
Assistant Professor, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

John Fofanah, PhD (2007)
United Nations

SangHyeok Han, MSc (2010), PhD (2014)
Assistant Professor, Concordia University

Md. Shafiul Hasan, MSc (2008), PhD (2013)
Senior Engineer, Mammoet Canada Eastern Ltd.

Ndukeabasi Inyang, PhD (2013)
Lean Leader, KAEFER Canada Inc.

Zhen Lei, MSc (2011), PhD (2014)
Assistant Professor, University of New Brunswick

Hong Xian (Lily) Li, PhD (2016)
Senior Lecturer, Deakin University (Victoria, Australia)

Xinming (Sherry) Li, MSc (2013), PhD (2017)
Assistant Professor, UofA

Hexu Liu, PhD (2016)
Assistant Professor, Western Michigan University

Don Mah, PhD (2011)
Chair, Construction Programs, NAIT

Juan D. Manrique, MSc (2006), PhD (2009)
Project Manager, ITC Construction Group

Pablo Martinez, PhD (2020)
Senior Lecturer, Northumbria University

Mana Moghadam, PhD (2014)
Director of Operations, Freeport Industries


Osama Mohsen, PhD (2021)
Assistant Professor, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (Saudi Arabia)

Jacek Olearczyk, PhD (2010)

Robert Prybysh, PhD (2019)
Principal | Chief Engineer, Arrow Engineering

Vishal Sharma, PhD (2009)
Instructor, NAIT

Tanzia Sharmin, PhD (2017)
Associate Professor, Ferris State University

Edgar Tamayo, PhD (2019)
Post-doctoral Fellow, University of Alberta


Jingwen (Karen) Wang, PhD (2022)
Assistant Professor, Guangzhou University (China)

Xianfei (Walt) Yin, PhD (2020)
Assistant Professor, University of Twente (Netherlands)

Bashar Younes, MEng (1999), PhD (2013)
Senior Engineer, Enbridge Pipelines

Haitao Yu, PhD (2010)
Sr. Researcher, Landmark Group of Companies

Hamid Zaman, PhD (2016)
General Supervisor, Waste Services, City of Edmonton


Yuxuan (Sherie) Zhang, PhD (2022)

Former MSc students

Hamid Abaeian, MSc (2020)
Design Lead, CNTNR Modular Building Solutions


Omar Abdel-Jaber, MSc (2022)


Basel Abdulaal, MSc (2011)
Strategic Development Capital Planner, Planning and Design Services, Capital Management, Alberta Health Services

Mahmud Abushwereb, MSc (2019)
Research Assistant, University of Alberta

Mona Afifi, MSc (2012), PhD (2015)
Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Stout


Ghulam Muhammad Ali, MSc (2018), PhD (2022)
Post-doctoral Fellow, University of Alberta

Ziad Ajweh, MSc (2014)
Building Safety Codes Officer I, City of Edmonton

Dinu Philip Alex, MSc (2006)
Founder and Chief Disrupter, NEXT EVOLUTION VENTURES

Dony Alex, MSc (2011)
ERP Reporting and Analytics Lead, Government of Alberta

Qusai Al-Khaldi, MSc (2018)

M. Sadiq Altaf, MSc (2011), PhD (2016)
Technical Supervisor, ACQBUILT, Inc.

Aladdin Alwisy, MSc (2010), PhD (2017)
Assistant Professor, University of Florida

Shi An, MSc (2019)
Automation Engineer, Starline Windows

Tariq Aziz, MSc (2008)
Senior Project Management Consultant, WSP Canada


Beda Barkokebas, MSc (2017), PhD (2022)
Assistant Professor, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Ryan Brown, MSc (2020)
Project Coordinator, Omicron

Amir Chehayeb, MSc (2004)

Yaqing (Emily) Chen, MSc (2018)
Commercial Estimator, Lynden Door Inc.

Mohammad Darwish, MSc (2020)

Augusto Paniquar de Souto, MSc (2020)
Construction Project Coordinator, Diamante Development Corporation


Regina Dias Barkokebas, MSc (2017), PhD (2022)
Assistant Professor, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Xiaojie (Gillian) Du, MSc (2018)

Mehrdad Naseri Esfahani, MSc (2013)
Manufacturing Project Manager, ACQBUILT, Inc.

Gordon Fan, MSc (2018)
Field Coordinator, PCL Constructors West Coast

Yiyang (Eric) Fang, MSc (2007)
Project Controls, Worley

José Ramón Terés Flores, MSc (2006)
Project Coordinator, PCL

Oscar Gomez, MSc (2011)
Project Manager, Graham Industrial Ltd.

Xingzhou (Joe) Guo, MSc (2017)

SangHyeok Han, MSc (2010), PhD (2014)
Assistant Professor, Concordia University

Md. Shafiul Hasan, MSc (2008), PhD (2013)
Senior Engineer, Mammoet Canada Eastern Ltd.

Behnaz Hesaraki, MSc (2017)


Huang, Tzu-Hao (Harris), MSc (2022)

Anas Itani, MSc (2019)
Doctoral student, University of Alberta

Md. Saiful Islam, MSc (2015)
Doctoral student, University of Alberta

Jad Jureidini, MSc (2017)
Senior Draftsperson, Landmark Group

Rahesh Kandanala, MSc (2004)
Project Planner/Scheduler, Colt Engineering Co., Edmonton

Mohamed Karabij, MSc (2021)
Water Resources Engineer, Golder

Jatinder Kumar, MSc (2004)
Planning/Cost Lead, Gemini Corporation

Zhen Lei, MSc (2011), PhD (2014)
Assistant Professor, University of New Brunswick

Xiaoxi (Celia) Li, MSc (2017)
BIM Coordinator, Chandos

Xinming (Sherry) Li, MSc (2013), PhD (2017)
Assistant Professor, UofA

Nabeel Malik, MSc (2018)
Project Coordinator, Valard Construction

Juan D. Manrique, MSc (2006), PhD (2009)
Project Manager, ITC Construction Group

Monjur Panna, MSc (2015)
Project Manager, Essence Cabinets

Sang Bo Park, MSc (2007)
Manager, Special Projects, City of Seoul, South Korea

K.M. Emtiaz Salim, MSc (2018)

Leila Shafai, MSc (2012)

Yichen (Cecilia) Tian, MSc (2019)
VDC Coordinator, Trotter and Morton


Raul Franciso Trevino Leal, MSc (2021)
Manager, Grupo GP (Mexico)


Tzu-Jan Tung, MSc (2022)

Jawad Ul-Haq, MSc (2019)
Controls Engineer, Milacron

Calvin Van Mulligen, MSc (2012)
Project Engineer, MPE Engineering

Preshit Verma, MSc (2017)
Senior Analyst, Cloudworks

Meng (Will) Wang, MSc (2018)
Engineering Lead, China Energy Investment Group

Mengni (Sherry) Wang, MSc (2021)
Project Coordinator, Trotter & Morton Group of Companies

Yining Wang, MSc (2019)
Commercial Estimator, Lynden Door

Zhimin (William) Yin, MSc (2011)
President, BM Homes Ltd. Edmonton; VP, Lux Condo Development, Edmonton

Mojgan Zarekani, MSc (2014)
Instructor, Architectural Technology, NAIT

Nan Zhang, MSc (2019)
Research Assistant, UofA

Wu (Eric) Zhang, MSc (2020)

Yuxuan (Sherie) Zhang, MSc (2018)

Youyi (Rita) Zhang, MSc (2017)
Jr. Estimator, ACQBUILT, Inc.

Yuxuan (Sherie) Zhang, MSc (2018)

Hongru (Harry) Zhao, MSc (2015)
Estimator, Tridel

Former MEng students

Mohamad Abdel-Mageed, MEng (2004)

Lead Planner/Scheduling, Lockerbie & Hole, Syncrude UE-1

Hebah Abdin, MEng (2019)

Haitham Asaad, MEng (2000)

Ahmad Assaf, MEng (2003)

Dory Bitar, MEng (2000)

Carlos Bustos, MEng (2003)

Alberto De Leon, MEng (2003)

Ayham Deeb, MEng (2003)

Abdolebaset El Feturi, MEng (1999)

Farah El Masri, MEng (2017)
Project Coordinator, Chandos Construction

Mohammad Elahi, MEng (2013)

Project Manager, Drytec Interiors Ltd.

Hkaled El-Alti, MEng (2000)

Medhat Elzaydi, MEng (1999)

Magued Ernest, MEng (1999)

Mani Garg, MEng (2011)
Lead Engineer, Taurus Projects Group Inc.

Yi (Anne) Han, MEng (2004)
Construction Estimator, BCM Development Ltd.

Youssef Hana, MEng (2000)

Syed Amir Hasan, MEng (2000)

Tarequl Hasan, MEng (2014)
Traffic Analysis Technologist, City of Red Deer

Imad Eddin Hashas, MEng (2000)
Senior Project Controls Manager, Parsons International Transportation Group, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ghulam Hasnain, MEng (2006)

Sundeep Jhinjar, MEng (2004)

Khaled Kattan, MEng (2014)
Project Engineer, TWD Technologies, Ontario

Paul Knytl, MEng (2008)
Consulting Engineer

Dale Kung, MEng (2005)
Senior Project Manager, PCL

Mathieu Lava, MEng (1999)

Shuai Liu, MEng (2018)

Guang Ma, MEng (2005)
Estimator, China Railway

Tito Maro, MEng (2010)
Project Engineer, Flint Energy

Ajhar Ali Nakib Mohammed, MEng (1999)

Chikako Nakayama, MEng (2002)

Mohammed Niaz, MEng (2006)
Planning and Scheduling Specialist, CNRL

Lilian Pereze, MEng (2004)

Neil Ruhl, MEng (2009)
Jr. Engineer, Edmonton Exchange Group of Companies

Natalia Sadova, MEng (2008)
Project Engineer, Flint Energy

Mahshid Sharifi, MEng (2011)
Project Controls Specialist, Fluor

Gurjeet Singh, MEng (2011)
Research Assistant, UofA

ManChor Tse, MEng (2014)
Construction Project Coordinator/Manager, South Callaghan Town Home Ltd.

He (Leila) Wang, MEng (2005)
Project Planner and Coordinator, CNRL Calgary

Chenxu Xiong, MEng (2020)

Jiacheng (Jack) Yao, MEng (2020)

Dongjun Ye, MEng (2020)

Fang (Flora) Ying, MEng (2009)
Project Engineer, PCL Industrial Management

Bashar Younes, MEng (1999), PhD (2013)
Senior Engineer, Enbridge Pipelines

Heng Zhang, MEng (2011)

Project Cost Estimator, Nova Chemicals

Hongbo Zhang, MEng (2019)

Tong Zhao, MEng (2018)
Project Coordinator, Graham