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Sabah T. Alkass, PhD

Professor Emeritus, Professor, Building, Civil, and Environmental Engineering
Sabah T. Alkass
Office: S-EV-6.107
Engineering and Visual Arts Complex,
1515 St. Catherine W.
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 3197                     

Dr. Sabah Alkass is a Professor of Construction Engineering and Management in the Department of Building, Civil & Environmental Engineering at Concordia University. He has extensive experience in the construction industry, executing and managing multi-million dollar construction projects. His research interests are in the automation of construction, and project management techniques.

Dr. Alkass has been active at national and international levels: Chairman of the local organization committee of the third Canadian Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering, member of the editorial board of the sixth International Conference on Civil and Structural Engineering Computing, held in Cambridge, England, August 1995, reviewer of a number of journals in his field of specialization, session chairman in a number of conferences.

He is also a member of the following professional organizations: Institute of Professional Engineers of Ontario, American Society of Civil Engineers, and the Chartered Institute of Building, UK.

Dr. Alkass has supervised more than twenty graduate students' research work and has authored and co-authored over forty articles.

  • Construction Equipment Management
  • Management Information Systems in Construction
  • Construction Delay Analysis and Claims
  • Resource Management Using Neural Networks
  • Economic Evaluation of Construction Projects
  • Contractor's Cash Flows and Delays

Teaching activities

Undergraduate courses
  • BLDG 401 Building Economics I
  • ENGR 212/211 Technical Drawing
  • ENGR 401 Engineering Economics and Management Principles
Graduate courses
  • BLDG 6561 Building Economics I
  • BLDG 7831 Building Economics II
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