The WISE Prize for Education


Dr. Hassan R. Al-Derham

Position: Vice President for Research of Qatar University
Country: Qatar
Dr. Hassan Al-Derham is the Vice President for Research at Qatar University since June 2007. Before that he served in several positions at QU including Associate VP for Research and Head of Civil Engineering.
Dr. Al-Derham holds a PhD and Post Graduate Diploma in Construction Project Management from University of Glamorgan, UK. He has a Master Degree in Civil Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, in USA. His Bachelor Degree is in Architectural Engineering from North Carolina Agriculture and Technical State University, USA.
His research interests includes: construction productivity, project optimization, legal contracts and procurement. In 2009, together with his research team, Dr. Al-Derham won the best published paper in ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management.