Dr. Ghanim Kashwani, UAE National, who got his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from Heriot-Watt University, Scotland, UK, is the first Emirati to become Chartered Civil Engineer (CEng) (MICE) from Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), UK. Additionally, Kashwani is a Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv) (MSSE) and a Chartered Manager (CMgr) (MCMI), where he received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Civil Engineering from American University of Sharjah (AUS). Kashwani has an industrial experience with major companies as he works as Team leader in Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) for several years. Moreover, as Chartered Scientist (CSci), UK, Kashwani works as academic in international universities such as New York University (NYU). He publishes many papers in international journals in which his research interests include construction materials, safety engineering, and fire engineering.
2014-2017 Heriot-Watt University (HWU), Scotland, UK, (Engineering Council Accreditation, UK)
Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering (Ph.D.)Thesis entitled: “Enhancing the Implementation of Safety Engineering Systems in Oil and Gas Construction Projects in the UAE” Major area: Safety and Sustainable Construction Advisor: Dr Yasemin Nielsen/ Dr. Assem Al-Hajj
2010-2012 American University of Sharjah (AUS), United Arab Emirates
Master of Science in Civil Engineering (M.Sc.) (GPA 3.57) (Cum Laude) (ABET Accreditation, USA) Thesis entitled: “Sustainability of composite columns under repeated load and harsh environment”
Major area: Safety and Sustainable Construction Advisor: Prof. Adil Al Tamimi
2006-2010 American University of Sharjah (AUS), United Arab Emirates (ABET Accreditation, USA)Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (B.Sc.) Advisor: Prof. Adil Al Tamimi
Achievement: Inducted as Wall of Fame in 2019