Dr. Osama Abudayyeh, P.E.


Professor and Chair of Civil and Construction Engineering

Telephone: (269) 276-3209
Fax: (269) 276-3211
e-mail: osama.abudayyeh@wmich.edu

Faculty Advisor, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Student Chapter

Faculty Advisor, Associated General Contractors (AGC) Student Chapter




         Ph. D., Civil Engineering, North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC, 1991.

         M. Eng., Civil Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, CA, 1987. 

         B. Sc., Civil Engineering, Kuwait University, Kuwait, 1984.


Research Interests


         Bridge Maintenance and Health Monitoring

         Non-Destructive Evaluation of Transportation Infrastructure

         Bridge and Pavement Management Systems

         Conceptual Modeling of Engineering Data

         Database Management Systems

         Safety Management in Construction

         Project Controls Concepts and Systems

         Image Processing Applications in Transportation Infrastructure Maintenance


Appointment History


         2012 Present, Chair, Department of Civil and Construction Engineering, WMU, MI.

         2004 2015, Associate Dean, College of Engineering & Applied Sciences, WMU, MI.

         2005 2006, Interim Chair, Department of Civil and Construction Engineering, WMU, MI.

         1999 2003, Director of Construction Programs, Dept. of Civil & Construction Eng., & CMD Dept, WMU, MI.

         1999 2006, Director, NSF REU Site, Department of Civil & Construction Engineering, WMU, MI.

         1996 2010, Associate Editor, Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, American Society of Civil Eng.

         1996 Present, Full, Associate, & Assistant Professor, Dept. of Civil & Construction Engineering, WMU, MI.

         1994 1996, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering & Construction, North Dakota State Univ., ND.

         1991 1994, Bridge Engineer, California Department of Transportation, Division of Structures, CA.

         1989 1991, Instructor, Computer Science Department, North Carolina State University (NCSU), NC.

         1988 1991, Research Assistant, Civil Engineering Department, NCSU, NASA and NSF projects, NC.

         1984 1985, Instructor/Laboratory Engineer, Dept. of Civil Engineering, Kuwait University, Kuwait.

         1984, Field Engineer, J&S Construction Company, Kuwait.




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