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.Download CV