Biography

Sameer Abu-Eisheh is a Professor of Civil Engineering at An-Najah National University, Palestine. He received his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (Transportation) from the Pennsylvania State University, U.S.A., in 1987 and the M.Sc. from the same university in 1894. He obtained the B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from University of Jordan in 1982. He served as the Head of the Department of Civil Engineering, the Dean of Engineering, and the President’s Assistant for Planning and Development. He was a visiting Professor at French, German and U.S. universities. He served as an Advisor to the Minister of Planning since its establishment, then was appointed as the Minister of Planning. He served also as the former Acting Minister of Finance, former Acting Minister of Education and Higher Education, and former Acting Deputy Prime Minister. He served as the Chair or Member of many Ministerial Committees.

His area of specialty is transport planning and engineering. His fields of experience include as well road and traffic engineering, management of transportation systems, strategic planning, spatial planning, national and regional planning, and infrastructure development. He authored more than 100 published or conference papers, and participated in authoring two books and five technical manuals. He has offered consulting services to various international, Arab, and local entities and led many transport and planning projects on the national, regional, and urban levels.

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Education
Institution
Pennsylvania State University
Country
United States of America
Degree
PhD
Faculty
College of Engineering
Department
Department of Civil Engineering
Thesis
Dynamic Network Traffic Analysis with Route and Departure Time Model
Speciality
Roads and Transportation
Sub speciality
Transportation Planning
Duration
1985 - 1987
Institution
Pennsylvania State University
Country
United States of America
Degree
MSc
Faculty
College of Engineering
Department
Department of Civil Engineering
Thesis
Transportation Network Analysis Utilizing User-Equilibrium Assignment
Speciality
Roads and Transportation
Sub speciality
Transportation Planning
Duration
1983 - 1984
Institution
University of Jordan
Country
Jordan
Degree
BSc
Faculty
Faculty of Engineering
Department
Department of Civil Engineering
Thesis
No Thesis
Speciality
Sub speciality
Duration
1977 - 1982
Institution
Qadri Tuqan High School
Country
Palestine
Degree
High School
Faculty
Department
Thesis
Speciality
Sub speciality
Duration
1975 - 1977
Employment History
Country
Palestine
Institution
An-Najah National University
Position/Job Description
Teaching and Research Assistant
Period
Aug. 15, 1982 - Aug. 15, 1983
Country
United States of America
Institution
Pennsylvania State University
Position/Job Description
Part-Time Researcher
Period
Aug. 25, 1983 - May 1, 1987
Country
Palestine
Institution
An-Najah National University
Position/Job Description
Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor
Period
May 25, 1987 - May 24, 2016
Publications
Courses
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