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Salem Haggag

Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering

School of Engineering

Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, Purdue University
M.S. in Civil Engineering, Purdue University
B.S. in Civil Engineering, Alexandria University (Distinction with Honors)
Dr. Alaa Ashmawy joined AUD in 2006 as Dean of Engineering. Prior to his appointment at AUD, he had been a tenured Associate Professor at the University of South Florida in Tampa. His expertise is in geotechnical engineering, with interests in numerical modeling of foundations and earth structures, environmental geotechnics, and soil dynamics & earthquake engineering. Dr. Ashmawy's experience includes engineering consulting for a number of companies in the US, and a visiting professorship at the Universidád de las Americas in Puebla, Mexico. He is a licensed professional engineer in the State of Florida (USA) and an ABET Program Evaluator.