Under the patronage of Sheikh Rashid bin Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Supreme President of Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation for Distinguished Academic Performance
Senior Manager of Applied Research, Higher Colleges of Technology
Dr Ghanim Kashwani, UAE National, has been awarded with a PhD in Civil Engineering by the Heriot-Watt University, Scotland – UK and is the first Emirati qualified as a Chartered Civil Engineer (CEng-MICE) by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)-UK. Ghanim is also a Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv-MSSE) and a Chartered Manager (CMgr-MCMI); Ghanim was awarded with Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Civil Engineering by the American University of Sharjah (AUS) and an MBA by the University of Wales Trinity Saint David-UK. Ghanim has industrial experience with major companies as he has worked as a Team Leader at Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) for several years; Ghanim is also a Chartered Scientist (CSci) and GradIOSH member-UK. He has worked also as an academic at UAE Campuses of international universities such as New York University (NYU) and Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). He has published many papers in international journals on construction materials, safety engineering, and fire engineering. In addition, Dr Kashwani has worked in academic administration, as a Senior Manager of applied research, at local universities such as the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) in the Emirates. Ghanim has been inducted to the Wall of Fame of the American University of Sharjah (AUS) Alumni, and has been awarded Honorary Professorship in Civil Engineering from the Heriot Watt University, Scotland-UK. Dr Kashwani has been appointed as the first president of the Council of Young Arab Researchers by Arab Youth Centre (AYC). Due to his achievements, Dr Kashwani has been awarded the Most Engaged CEN Alumni Award from the College of Engineering (CEN) at the American University of Sharjah (AUS).