Faculty Profile:

Mohamed Al-HusseinProfessor, Construction Engineering and ManagementUniversity of Alberta
Dr. Mohamed Al-Hussein is a professor at the University of Alberta, Hole School of Construction Engineering, and a highly sought researcher and consultant in the areas of construction automation, lean construction, process improvement, equipment selection and utilization, and building information modelling. Dr. Al-Hussein’s current research initiatives include prototyping of automated and semi-automated machinery for fabrication of steel and wood-framed construction components, application of lean and ergonomic principles to improve the safety and productivity of industrialization construction operations, and development of plant layout and process improvement measures for modular construction. Dr. Al-Hussein holds the NSERC Industrial Research Chair in the Industrialization of Building Construction, and is Director of the Nasseri School of Building Science and Engineering. Dr. Al-Hussein’s research has been published in over 240 peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings.