Syed M. Ahmed
Chairperson & Professor
East Carolina University
Dr. Syed M. Ahmed is Professor and Chairperson of the Department of Construction Management at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina USA. Prior to that, he was an Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director in the Department of Construction Management,College of Engineering & Computing, Florida International University (FIU) and an affiliated faculty of the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at FIU. Dr. Ahmed received his Ph.D. in 1993 and his MSCE in 1989 from Georgia Institute of Technology majoring in Construction Engineering & Management, with a minor in Industrial Engineering and Management Science. He also holds an undergraduate degree of BSCE from University of Engineering & Technology in Pakistan (1984).He has over 25 years of international experience in teaching, research and consulting in Pakistan, Hong Kong, USA, Mexico,and Jamaica.He has generated substantial external support and revenue from various funding agencies including United States Agency for International Development (USAID), US Department of Defense, and Florida Department of Education and through his international conferences. He is the author of four books and has also published extensively (over 150 publications) in international journals and conferences in his areas of expertise. Dr. Ahmed is currently on the editorial board of more than 6 international journals and serves as the Associate Editor of ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering & Management and the Associate Editor of the Built Environment Project & Asset Management (BEPAM) Journal.
construction scheduling, quality and risk management, project controls, construction safety, construction procurement, and construction education and information technology