Dr. Hegab is a tenured Full Professor of Construction Management at California State University, Northridge (CSUN). He joined CSUN in 2004 to build the Construction Management (CM) Program within the Department of Civil Engineering and Construction Management at CSUN and directed the program for most semesters since 2005. Dr. Hegab successfully navigated all the challenges a new program or department inevitably experiences. During his tenure, the program was accredited by the American Council of Construction Education (ACCE) with no weaknesses in 2010, a rare achievement, particularly in an initial accreditation visit. It was reaccredited in 2015 for a full six years’ term.
Managerially, Dr. Hegab has extensive experience overseeing multimillion-dollar projects. Using industrial experience in academia, and vice versa, is one of his key strengths. Specializing in project controls and claims analysis has made him highly proficient in cost control, schedule control, legal claims analysis, contract negotiations, and dispute resolution.
Dr. Hegab has a number of distinguished professional licenses including Professional Engineering Licenses in North Dakota and California, Project Management Professional, Certified Construction Manager.
Organizationally, Dr. Hegab has a long record of leadership. Since 2005, Dr. Hegab has served as an ABET evaluator, reviewing civil engineering, construction engineering, and construction management programs nationwide & globally.
Ph.D. 2003, North Dakota State
M.S. 1998, Cairo University
B.S. 1992, Cairo University