Amine Ghanem, Ph.D.

Amine Ghanem
Amine Ghanem, Ph.D.Professor of Construction Management

Contact Information

(401) 254-3418aghanem@rwu.eduSELB 305K

Areas of Expertise

Construction Estimating, Construction Scheduling, Heavy Civil Construction, Project Delivery


Ph.D. in Civil Engineering; M.S. in Civil Engineering; B.E. in Civil Engineering

Amine Ghanem joined the SECCM faculty in Spring of 2013 as an Associate Professor after serving 5.5 years as a faculty member and construction management program coordinator at California State University, Northridge. He earned his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from Florida State University in 2007. He earned his M.S. degree in Civil Engineering from Oklahoma State University in 2002 and his B.E. degree in Civil Engineering from Beirut Arab University in Lebanon.  

Previous to joining the academic life, Dr. Ghanem was highly involved in Civil/Construction Management projects performing design, estimate, and schedule of Pre-Engineered Steel Buildings. In addition to the mentioned duties, Dr. Ghanem was assisting in creation of project proposals by securing project specifications from clients and communicating the same to design teams, and he was acting as a liaison with client during proposal/quotation stage until projects were awarded. 

Dr. Ghanem's current research interests focus on alternative project delivery methods for public infrastructure projects investigating Public-Private Partnerships (P3) models that are available in other countries and how it can impact the existing practice in the United States.

Since joining Roger Williams University, Dr. Ghanem focused his interest on creating, developing and reshaping new and existing heavy civil courses as a result of the increasing students’ and industry demands. Dr. Ghanem is the recipient of many teaching and education awards. The award list includes receiving the Regional and International Outstanding Educator awards, the Excellence in Teaching award, and the National Teaching Award, all awarded by the Associated Schools of Construction. He was also awarded the Outstanding Engineering Merit Achievement Awards, by the Engineers’ Council of San Fernando Valley, California.

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