Dr. Osama Abudayyeh, P.E.

Professor and Chair of Civil and Construction Engineering

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

Faculty Advisor, American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter

Faculty Advisor, Associated General Contractors 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

Asset Management

Innovative Project Delivery and Contracting Strategies

Smart Buildings

Safety Management

Infrastructure Management and Health Monitoring

Non-Destructive Testing and Evaluation

Modeling and Analysis of Engineering Data

Project Control Concepts and Systems


Appointment History

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

2020 2021, Interim Chair, Dept. of Industrial & Entrepreneurial Eng. & Engineering Management, WMU, MI.

2016 2019, Founding Director, Georgeau Construction Research Center, 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.





Research Projects



CCE Department