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Dr. Mohamed Mahdy Marzouk

Image5-5Associate Professor, 
Construction Engineering and Management. 


Telephone number: (202)-3534-2116 

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EDUCATION

  • Ph.D. in Construction Engineering and Management, from Concordia University - Canada , 2002.
  • MS in Construction Engineering and Management, from Cairo University, 1997.
  • BS in Civil Engineering , from Cairo University, 1995.

       

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • IT applications in construction.
  • Project planning and control.
  • Computer Simulation.
  • Optimizating construction operations.
  • Decision making.
  • Construction claims and disputes.
  • Artificial intelligence applications in construction.

TEACHING

  • Associate Professor, March 2008 - Present.

 

  • Assistant Professor, Jan. 2003 – Feb. 2008.
    Structural Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering 
    Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt.

 

  • Part-Time Instructor, Summer 2002. 
    Department of Building, Civil, and Environmental Engineering
    Concordia University, Montreal, Québec, Canada.

 

  • Teaching Assistant, Sept. 1995 – Aug. 1998. 
    Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt. 
    Structural Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering

EXPERIENCE

  • Quality Control and Planning Consultant.
  • Planning and Cost Control Consultant.
  • Contract/Payment Administrator.
  • TVET (Technical and Vocational Education and Training) Consultant - Building and Construction Sector.
  • Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow Public Works and Government Services Canada.

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Supervising M.Sc. Student who was awarded best thesis at Faculty of Engineering – Cairo University, March 2009.
  • Supervising Ph.D. Student who was awarded Prof. Ehab Ismail Award on the name of Prof. Hassan El-Emam for Distinguished Ph.D. holders – Cairo University, September 2008.
  • Distinction in Post Graduate Studies – Supervising Best Scientific M.Sc./Ph.D. Thesis in Structural Engineering Department in 2004-2006 Period. Center for Advancement of Post-Graduate Studies and Research in Engineering Sciences – Faculty of Engineering Cairo University, March 2007.
  • Cairo University Encouragement Prize, Field: Information Technology and Decision Making, August 2006.
  • Prof. Ehab Ismail Award on the name of Prof. Hassan El-Emam for Distinguished Ph.D. holders – Cairo University, May 2006.
  • Most Deserving Graduate of the Doctoral Prize in Engineering and Computer Science - Concordia University, Spring 2003.
  • Visiting Fellowship at Canadian Government Laboratory - NSERC (National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada)July 2002 – Dec. 2002.
  • J.J.W. McConnell Memorial Graduate Fellowship Concordia University 1999 –2001.
  • AACE International Competitive Scholarship, Association of Advancement of Cost Engineering, Fall 2000.
  • First Ranked Student Prize, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Fall 1995.
  • Distinction Appreciation Awards, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, 1990 - 1995.

SOCIETIES & MEMBERSHIPS

  • Member of Selection Committee for Project Management Consulting Services (PM/CM) firms for Grand  Egyptian Museum, Minister of Culture Decree no. 579 – 2008 (July-Sept. 2008).
  • Member of Partnership and Ownership Initiative Steering Committee, Ministry of Higher Education and  State for Scientific Research.
  • Member of Training Committee (TRC) for Construction Inspectors, Housing & Building National Research  Center (HBRC).
  • Member of Contracts and Bidding Committee, Egyptian Code of Practice for Construction Management, Housing &Building National Research Center (HBRC).
  • Member of Quality Control Committee, National Organization for Civilization Reformation, Ministry of  Culture.
  • Member of Risk Engineering Diploma (RED) Committee, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Assistant National TEMPUS Coordinator(Jan. 2006 – Present) National Tempus office (NTO)-Egypt.
  • Consultant for Cairo University President, specifically in monitoring and tracking time schedule of Central Library Building (July 2005 – April 2007).

SELECTED RECENT PUBLICATIONS

1.        Marzouk, M., and Moamen M. (2009) “A Framework for Estimating Negotiation Amounts in Construction Projects." Construction Innovation, Information, Process and Management Journal, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 133-148.

2.        Said, H., Marzouk, M., and El-Said, M. (2009) "Application of Computer Simulation to Bridge Deck Construction: Case Study" Automation in Construction, Vol. 18, No. 4, pp. 377-385.

3.        Marzouk, M., Abdallah, M., and El-Said, M. (2009) "A Computer Simulation Model for Cut and Cover Tunneling using Secant Pile Walls" Arab Construction World (ACW) magazine, Volume XXVII, Issue No. 3 (March 2009), pp. 18–20.

4.        Marzouk, M., Madany, M., Abou-Zied, A., and Elsaid, M. (2008) "Handling Construction Pollutions Using Multi-objective Optimization." Construction Management and Economics, Vol. 26, No. 10, pp. 1113–1125.

5.        Marzouk, M. (2008) “A Superiority and Inferiority Ranking Model for Contractor Selection.” Construction Innovation, Information, Process and Management Journal, Vol. 8, No. 4, pp. 250-268.

6.        Marzouk, M., El-Dokhmasey, A., and El-Said, M. (2008) “Assessing Construction Engineering-Related Delays: Egyptian Perspective" Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education & Practice, ASCE, Vol. 134, No. 3, pp. 315-326.

7.        Marzouk, M., Said, H., and El-Said, M. (2008) “Special Purpose Simulation Model for Balanced Cantilever Bridges.” Journal of Bridge Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 122-131.

8.        Eldieb, A., Marzouk, M., and El-Said, M. (2007) “DSS-PL: Decision Support System for Risk Assessment of Pipeline Projects.” Cost Engineering Journal, Vol. 49, No. 11, pp. 20-29.

9.        Marzouk, M., Zein El-Dein, H., and El-Said, M. (2007) "Application of Computer Simulation to Construction of Deck Pushing Bridges." Journal of Civil Engineering and Management, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 27-36.

10.     Marzouk, M., Zein El-Dein, H., and El-Said, M. (2006) "Scheduling Cast-in-Situ on Falsework Bridges Using Computer Simulation." Scientific Bulletin, Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University, Vol. 41, No. 1, pp. 231-245.

11.     Marzouk, M. (2006) “Utility Theory Model for Equipment Selection.” Construction Innovation, Information, Process and Management Journal, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 21-32.

12.     . Marzouk, M., and Moselhi, O. (2004) “Fuzzy Clustering Model for Estimating Haulers’ Travel Time.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE, Vol. 130, No. 6, pp. 878-886.

13.     Marzouk, M., and Moselhi, O. (2004) “Multiobjective Optimization of Earthmoving Operations.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE, Vol. 130, No. 1, pp. 105-113.

14.     Marzouk, M., and Moselhi, O. (2003) “Constraint Based Genetic Algorithm for Earthmoving Fleet Selection.” Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 673-683.

15.     Marzouk, M., and Moselhi, O. (2003) “An Object Oriented Model for Earthmoving Operations.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE, Vol. 129, No. 2, pp. 173-181.

16.     Marzouk, M., and Moselhi, O. (2003) “A Decision Support Tool for Construction Bidding.” Construction Innovation, Information, Process and Management Journal, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 111-124.

17.     Marzouk, M., and Moselhi, O. (2002) “Bid Preparation for Earthmoving Operations.” Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol. 29, No. 3, pp. 517-532.

18.     Marzouk, M., and Moselhi, O. (2002) “Simulation Optimization for Earthmoving Operations using Genetic Algorithms.” Construction Management and Economics, Vol. 20, No. 6, pp. 535-544.

SERVICE

  • Editorial Board Member in International Journal of Construction Project Management, Nova Science Publishers Inc., New York, USA.
  • Editorial Advisory Board Member in Utilizing Information Technology Systems Across Disciplines Book (2009), ISBN: 978-1-60566-616-7, Information Science Reference Publisher, USA.
  • Regularly serves as a referee for papers submitted to the following academic journals:

  

  • Journal of Construction Engineering and Management.
  • Journal of Construction Management and Economics.
  • Automation in Construction Journal.
  • Civil Engineering and Management.
  • Construction Innovation, Information, Process and Management Journal.
  • Journal of Engineering and Applied Science, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University.
  • HBRC (Building National Research Center) Scientific Journal.