Karim Rebeiz Ph.D

   - Dean of the College of Engineering
  - Acting Dean of the College of Business







  • Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin
  • MBA in Financial Engineering from Harvard Business School
  • MS in Architectural Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin
  • BE in Civil Engineering from the American University of Beirut
  • Worked on a full-time basis (senior level position) with Ford Motor Company and with JP Morgan Chase (Banc One / First USA) in the USA
  • Worked as a full-time faculty members at Lafayette College (Assistant Professor) in the USA
  • Worked as a full-time faculty members at the American University of Beirut (Associate Professor) in Lebanon.
  • Invited as a visiting professor (with honorariums) at prominent universities in U.S., Europe and Japan for teaching and research purposes
  • Published close to a hundred of papers in top-tier academic journals, including  ASCE, ACI and IEEE journals
  • Published close to three hundred papers at leading international conferences in engineering and sciences
  • Received significant research awards from the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Chemical Society and the Society of Plastics Engineers
  • Appointed honorary member of the New York Academy of Sciences
  • Acted as Associate Editor of the Journal of Energy Engineering (ASCE Journal) for more than 15 years
  • Assumed the position of Dean of Students’ Services in the Olayan School of Business at the American University of Beirut
  • Frequently invited as a guest speaker (with honorariums) at leading international conferences


  Dr. Raoul Nap-Goedhuis

  Dean of the College of Public Health







  • PhD and MD in Medicine from the University of Groningen, The Netherlands
  • MSc. in Lean Six Sigma in Health Care from the University of Amsterdam
  • MBA in Management from University of Applied Sciences - Groningen, The Netherlands            
  • MSc. in Psychology from the University of Groningen
  • Ranked in the 5th percentile in peer reviewed international research
  • Author of over 40 articles, books and multiple chapters in professional books about health care management
  • Executive Medical Director/Hospital Strategy Enforcement Manager - Acute and Tertiary Care Center- University   Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands
  • 21 years experience teaching diverse International and National Classroom Environments and Hospital and Health Care Management
  • Associate Professor - Health Care Management, Public Health & Epidemiology at the University of Groningen (July 1997 – 2016)
  • Assistant Professor– Statistics and Research Methodology at the University of Twente (Aug 1994 – July 1997)
  • Secured Federal, State, County, Private and European research funding for the hospital


  Dr. Salim El Daher








  • Ph.D. in International Relations from Harvard University, and MAs from Harvard and Saint Joseph Universities
  • Professor of law and international relations courses at several universities in Lebanon since 1984, mainly at the Faculty of Law and Political Science at the Lebanese University (1st branch), and earlier at Saint Joseph University
  • Professor of Law and Director of Personnel at La Sagesse University since October, 2013
  • Academic Coordinator and Director of Planning and Development at Notre Dame University-Louaize (NDU)
  • Previously Coordinator of Planning and Development at the American University of Beirut-Off Campus Program (OCP)
  • Published several books and articles, including “Rights of the Child in Christianity and Islam in Comparison with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child” (co-author Dr . Mohammad Tay)
  • Participated in conferences and seminars held in Lebanon, Austria, Qatar, Syria, Egypt, the United States, Switzerland, China and Jordan
  • President of the National Foundation for Human Interaction and Values in the city of Qobeiat Akkar
  • Current research activities focus on human rights, Muslim-Christian relations and Lebanon’s foreign relations


  Sinan Hassan








  • Dar Group Senior Freelance Design Consultant
  • Received 3 graduate degrees (listed below) from three renowned US institutions (1988-1996)
  • UCLA - University of California, Los Angeles - Post Graduate Degree
  • Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-ARC) - Graduate Degree
  • USC - University of Southern California - Graduate Degree
  • American University of Beirut - Member of the Faculty of Engineering & Architecture since 2010
  • Received his undergraduate degree with first rank honors
  • Published, lectured, and exhibited locally, regionally and internationally
  • Contributed to founding and leading the architecture program at IUST for 5 years
  • Won numerous awards, and compiled an impressive body of built work in the region
  • Led one of the most prominent local “boutique” practices
  • Widely recognized as one of the most distinguished and internationally established architects in the region