University of Alabama at Birmingham - Birmingham, AL
- Transportation Engineering (CE 345, 3 CH, Required)
Function, influence, characteristics and operation of transportation systems and facilities, focusing primarily on highway systems. Geometric design, operations, and transportation planning are covered. Served as a Shadow Instructor and Guest Lecturer with Dr. V. P. Sisiopiku in Spring 2015 (31 juniors), Spring 2016 (38 juniors), and Spring 2017 (40 juniors).
- Construction Engineering Management (CE 497, 3 CH, Required)
Study of construction management services that include: project planning, scheduling, estimating, budgeting, contract administration, agreements and ethics. Emphasis is made on the management of manpower, materials, money and machinery. Sole taught in Fall 2016 (32 juniors, overall rating 3.8).
Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport - Alexandria, Egypt
- Construction Management I (CB 311, 3 CH, Required)
The nature of the construction industry; participants of the construction project; management functions; organizational structures; time value of money and interest; cash flow diagram and equivalence; measures of worth; comparison of alternatives; feasibility studies; and application of economic analysis principles to the construction industry. Co-taught with Dr. H. Hosny in Fall 2010 and Spring 2011.
- Construction Management II (CB 416, 3 CH, Required)
The project life cycle and main project processes; project administration and documentation; construction productivity; value engineering; safety and health; risk management; procurement and supply chain management; sustainable construction; and strategic management concepts. Co-taught with Dr. R. F. Iskander in Fall 2011.
- Construction Contracts and Law (CB 414, 3 CH, Required)
Principles and basics of construction contracting; types of construction contracts; selection of construction contracts; contract documents; project delivery systems; introduction to building and construction law; legal aspects associated with construction projects; claims; and construction contract administration using Primavera Contract Management. Co-taught with Dr. H. Hosny in Spring 2011, Fall 2011, and Spring 2012.
- Quantity Surveys, Cost Estimates and Specifications (CB 415, 3 CH, Required)
Quantity surveying; introduction to cost estimating in construction; direct and indirect costs; markups and profits; construction bidding; and construction specification writing types and uses. Co-taught with Dr. A. Awad in Fall 2010 and Spring 2011.
- Techniques of Planning, Scheduling and Project Control (CB 517, 3 CH, Required)
Project definition and work breakdown structure; scheduling and control models and techniques (AOA, AON, bar charting, line of balance); resource allocation; time reduction; documentation and reporting; time and cost control; progress monitoring and evaluation; and developing construction schedules using Primavera P6 Professional Project Management. Co-taught with Dr. H. Bassiouni in Fall 2010, Spring 2011, and Spring 2012.
Carleton University - Ottawa, ON
- Design Project (CIVE/ENVE4918, 1.0 C, Required)
Teams of students develop professional level experience through a design project that incorporates fundamentals acquired in previous mathematics, science, engineering, and complementary studies courses. A final report and oral presentations are required. Served as Teaching Assistant with Dr. A. O. Abd El Halim in Spring 2003 (22 seniors).
- Numerical Methods (ECOR2606, 0.5 C, Required)
Numerical algorithms and tools for engineering and problem solving. Sources of error and error propagation, solution of systems of linear equations, curve fitting, polynomial interpolation and splines, numerical differentiation and integration, root finding, solution of differential equations. Software tools. Served as Teaching Assistant with Dr. N. Holtz in Fall 2002 (42 sophomores).
- Engineering Economics (ECOR3800, 0.5 C, Required)
Introduction to engineering economics; cash flow calculations; methods of comparison of alternatives; structural analysis; replacement analysis; public projects; depreciation and income tax; effects of inflation; sensitivity analysis; break-even analysis; decision making under risk and uncertainty. Served as Teaching Assistant with Dr. S. Sridhar in Spring 2002 (340 sophomores).
University of Alabama at Birmingham - Birmingham, AL
- S. Rostami Hosuri, Master’s student supervised by Dr. V. P. Sisiopiku, 1/2016 – 4/2017. Trained a master’s student on research methods and experiment design. Provided assistance in developing a research plan. Provided training on the use of relational database management systems and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for transportation data analytics.
- S. Nimje, Master’s student supervised by Dr. V. P. Sisiopiku, 1/2016 – 8/2016. Co-developed research plan for a master’s student and trained the student on using relational database management systems for transportation data analytics. Thesis was successfully defended and student graduate in Summer 2016.
- R. C. Thompson, Senior undergraduate student supervised by Dr. V. P. Sisiopiku, 1/2016 – 5/2016. Guided the student and assisted her in designing her undergraduate honors research project, developed a research plan and schedule, and provided guidance throughout the project. This effort resulted in a technical report and a scholarly manuscript.