• Steering committee
  • Technical committee
Eng. Dawoud Al Hajri
Eng. Dawoud Al Hajri
President - Society of Engineers - UAE
President - ATC 2017

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Eng. Abdulla Yousef Al Ali
Eng. Abdulla Yousef Al Ali
Vice President
Society of Engineers - UAE

Abdulla Yousef Al Ali graduate Masters of Engineering with High Distinction from United Arab Emirates University. He is the CEO of the Rail Agency at the Roads and Transportation Authority in Dubai. Member of Dubai Metro project (Red & Green Lines), team leader of AC bus shelter project in Dubai and team leader of Dubai Tram project. He also sits on the Board of the Society of Engineers-UAE. Head of Traffic Engineering and Roads Safety Section in Dubai Police. His comprehensive experience and active memberships, sharpened by his engineering background, has enabled him to become one of the rising leaders in Dubai.

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 Eng. Mohammed Mashroom
Eng. Mohammed Mashroom
General Secretary
Society of Engineers

Eng. Mohammed Mashroom is currently the Director of Survey Department in Dubai Municipality. He is responsible for making all the policies and systems for the surveying work in Dubai including land allocation, site plans issuing, demarcation works and hydrographic surveying. He established the Hydrographic Surveying Unit in Dubai Municipality. He also established the first Crustal Movement System in Dubai to monitor earthquakes and movement in the crustal layers of the earth and tidal information system which monitors the water level in the regional waters of Dubai. He receives an outstanding award for Best Paper in the Map Middle East Conference and Exhibition 2006.

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Eng. Rayed Al Arashi
Eng. Rayed Al Arashi
Board Member
Society of Engineers - UAE

Rayed Al Arashi is a highly qualifies petroleum graduate with extensive technical, operational and troubleshooting skills. He has BS Degree major in petroleum engineering, design and software applications. He is a committed team player with broad organizational and inter-personal skills. He works in Abu Dhabi Marine Operation Company(ADMA-OPCO) as Drilling Planning & Performance Team Leader OF Planning & Performance Section - Drilling Division where he supervises Drilling Services Contracts, Plans and develops contracts requisitions, scope and value of required services technical specifications. Leading Company representative on the drilling and manage the team on planning and prioritizing activities, resolve operational problems to achieve the Company objectives safely and efficiently.

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Eng. Salma Saeed Almaamari
Eng. Salma Saeed Almaamari
Board Member
Society of Engineers - UAE

Salma Saeed Almaamarireceived Bachelor Degree of Architectural Engineering in University of United Arab Emirates 1992. Presently, she is Tender and Contract Head in Military Defense through Emirates and Investment providing professional advice, expertise and practical assistance to the staff, reviewing scope of work, contractor pre-qualification, completion of tender documents, bid evaluations, contract Negotiation, finalizing contract documents, contract controls and contract administration. Previously she was Director of design & development department in Abu Dhabi general services - Musanada, and served for 15 years in Alain municipality in different position which contributes on her personal and professional growth. She is actively Board member of society of engineers since 2003 to present and Board member of architecture heritage society since 2006 to 2010.

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Eng. Sulaiman Abdelrahman Alhajri
Eng. Sulaiman Abdelrahman Alhajri
Board Member
Society of Engineers - UAE

Eng. Sulaiman Abdelrahman Alhajri: Is the Director of Sharjah Roads and Transport Authority for Roads affairs, Board member of UAE society of engineers, and Head of the UAE tunneling Chapter. Graduated from California State University with a Bachelor Degree in Construction Engineering Management, and obtained a master degree in Executive MBA from American University of Sharjah Started his career in 2002 as a project manager.

During his career he managed variety of projects including major roads, highways, bridges, tunnels, marine, and building projects, worth more than 10 Billion UAE Dirhams.

He also participated in many local and international conferences as a keynote speaker, and chaired many Engineering sessions, He was awarded as Department Leader In the UAE first project management conference for Mega projects, received an award in best tunnel design, and many other awards

Apart of his Engineering life he is a board member in Sharjah Sports club and a general advisor for self defense Sports.

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عضاء اللجنة التوجيهية:

م. داود الهاجري
م. داود الهاجري
رئيس جمعية المهندسين
رئيس المؤتمر العربي الرابع للأنفاق

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م. عبد الله الّ علي
م. عبد الله الّ علي
نائب الرئيس
جمعية المهندسين

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م.  محمد مشروم
م. محمد مشروم
الأمين العام
جمعية المهندسين

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م. سلمى المعمري
م. سلمى المعمري
عضو مجلس إدارة
جمعية المهندسين

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م. سلمى المعمري
م. سلمى المعمري
عضو مجلس إدارة
جمعية المهندسين

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م. سليمان عبد الرحمن الهاجري
م. سليمان عبد الرحمن الهاجري
رئيس اللجنة التوجيهية
مدير شئوون الطرق- هيئة الطرق
والمواصلات الشارقة

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Eng. Abdulla Yousef Al Ali
Eng. Abdulla Yousef Al Ali
CEO - Public Transport Agency
Roads and Transport Authority
Head of Technical Committee

Abdulla Yousef Al Ali graduate Masters of Engineering with High Distinction from United Arab Emirates University. He is the CEO of the Rail Agency at the Roads and Transportation Authority in Dubai. Member of Dubai Metro project (Red & Green Lines), team leader of AC bus shelter project in Dubai and team leader of Dubai Tram project. He also sits on the Board of the Society of Engineers-UAE. Head of Traffic Engineering and Roads Safety Section in Dubai Police. His comprehensive experience and active memberships, sharpened by his engineering background, has enabled him to become one of the rising leaders in Dubai.

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Eng. Mohammed Mashroom
Eng. Mohammed Mashroom
Director of Survey Department
Dubai Municipality

Eng. Mohammed Mashroom is currently the Director of Survey Department in Dubai Municipality. He is responsible for making all the policies and systems for the surveying work in Dubai including land allocation, site plans issuing, demarcation works and hydrographic surveying. He established the Hydrographic Surveying Unit in Dubai Municipality. He also established the first Crustal Movement System in Dubai to monitor earthquakes and movement in the crustal layers of the earth and tidal information system which monitors the water level in the regional waters of Dubai. He receives an outstanding award for Best Paper in the Map Middle East Conference and Exhibition 2006.

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Eng. Rayed Al Arashi
Eng. Rayed Al Arashi
Chairman of Engineering Arbitration
& Evaluation Engineering Experts
Centers - Society of Engineers
UAE

Rayed Al Arashi is a highly qualifies petroleum graduate with extensive technical, operational and troubleshooting skills. He has BS Degree major in petroleum engineering, design and software applications. He is a committed team player with broad organizational and inter-personal skills. He works in Abu Dhabi Marine Operation Company(ADMA-OPCO) as Drilling Planning & Performance Team Leader OF Planning & Performance Section - Drilling Division where he supervises Drilling Services Contracts, Plans and develops contracts requisitions, scope and value of required services technical specifications. Leading Company representative on the drilling and manage the team on planning and prioritizing activities, resolve operational problems to achieve the Company objectives safely and efficiently.

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Eng. Salma Saeed Almaamari
Eng. Salma Saeed Almaamari
Board of Directors Member
Society of Engineers-UAE

Salma Saeed Almaamarireceived Bachelor Degree of Architectural Engineering in University of United Arab Emirates 1992. Presently, she is Tender and Contract Head in Military Defense through Emirates and Investment providing professional advice, expertise and practical assistance to the staff, reviewing scope of work, contractor pre-qualification, completion of tender documents, bid evaluations, contract Negotiation, finalizing contract documents, contract controls and contract administration. Previously she was Director of design & development department in Abu Dhabi general services - Musanada, and served for 15 years in Alain municipality in different position which contributes on her personal and professional growth. She is actively Board member of society of engineers since 2003 to present and Board member of architecture heritage society since 2006 to 2010.

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Eng. Sulaiman Abdelrahman Alhajri
Eng. Sulaiman Abdelrahman Alhajri
Director
RTA Sharjah for Roads Affairs

Eng. Sulaiman Abdelrahman Alhajri: Is the Director of Sharjah Roads and Transport Authority for Roads affairs, Board member of UAE society of engineers, and Head of the UAE tunneling Chapter. Graduated from California State University with a Bachelor Degree in Construction Engineering Management, and obtained a master degree in Executive MBA from American University of Sharjah Started his career in 2002 as a project manager.
During his career he managed variety of projects including major roads, highways, bridges, tunnels, marine, and building projects, worth more than 10 Billion UAE Dirhams.
He also participated in many local and international conferences as a keynote speaker, and chaired many Engineering sessions, He was awarded as Department Leader In the UAE first project management conference for Mega projects, received an award in best tunnel design, and many other awards.
Apart of his Engineering life he is a board member in Sharjah Sports club and a general advisor for self defense Sports.

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Dr. Alaa Ashmawy
Dr. Alaa Ashmawy
Dean, School of Engineering
American University in Dubai

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 Eng. Alan Thomson
Eng. Alan Thomson
Managing Director
Abu Dhabi Sewerage
Services Company (ADSSC)

Alan Thomson is Managing Director of ADSSC. Prior to joining ADSSC in 2005 Alan was Regional Director at Mouchel Parkman. He has over 30 years of experience in the water industry in both drinking and wastewater sectors.

In ADSSC, Alan has overseen the development and modernization of the waste water infrastructure in the Emirate including four major additional treatment plants and a deep sewer gravity tunnel system (STEP). STEP will ensure that the Emirate has adequate collection capacity for future growth. A revised Master Plan is currently being developed which will help inform the company investment programme for the next 5-10 years.

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Eng. Paul Groves
Eng. Paul Groves
Regional Design
Tunnels & Ground Engineering
Middle East & India
ATKINS

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Mr. Olivier Vion
Mr. Olivier Vion
Executive Director
International Tunnelling and
Underground Space
Association (ITA)

Olivier Vion is the Executive Director of the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association since January 2009. He was before in charge of the communication of the Association (NGO in charge of development of the use of underground space and share of knowledge in tunnelling techniques). Previously he has been in charge by Lafarge Group of special cements for underground works (Channel Tunnel, HSL Tunnels), then Deputy sales manager by DTP Terrassement (Bouygues Subsidiary). In 1994, he started his own company of consultancy in marketing in underground works sector worldwide. He is a chartered civil engineer, specialized as structural engineer, has a master degree in Human resources and former auditor of College for High Study in Sustainable Development. He is Vice-President of Eurosud-Transport Association for the development of railway connections in South-West Europe, member of CODEV Toulouse - Council for Development of Toulouse Region and Invited lecturer at EPFL (Lausanne Polytech University, Switzerland) on Sustainable development.

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Eng. Jonathan Cottam
Eng. Jonathan Cottam
Managing Director
Gulf Rock Engineering Group

Jonathan obtained an earth sciences BSc. degree at Leeds University in 1989 and his first assignment was as a mineral exploration geologist in the U.A.E. Hajar mountains. Since then, he has enjoyed over 25 years of field related experience within the U.A.E and Sultanate of Oman in the explosives and rock engineering industry both above and below ground. Rock assessment, behaviour and project logistics, are core values he still utilises as managing director of the Gulf Rock Engineering Group in order to expand its underground infrastructure construction capability and ensure readiness for the regions forthcoming road and rail tunnel works.

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Eng. Nick Chittenden
Eng. Nick Chittenden
Regional Manager
Underground Construction
Middle East

Nick is a tunnelliing engineer with over 23 years' experience in the international tunnelling industry. He qualified as a Mining Engineer from Cardiff University before taking an MBA and more recently an MSc in Tunnellingand TBMs at the Polytechnico Torino. He is a specialist in the key rock support technologies of sprayed concrete and injection and is also an EFNARC Nozzleman Assessor. He is currently employed by BASF as Regional Manager for Underground Construction for the Middle East including Egypt and East Africa based in Dubai where he has been living for the last 7 years. Previous to his work in this region, Nick's global tunnelling experience covers major projects in Taiwan, Canada, Egypt, China, South Africa and Iceland.

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Eng. Wolfgang Angerer
Eng. Wolfgang Angerer
Tunnel Design Manager
CH2M HILL

Wolfgang Angerer has more than 10 years of experience in lead positions for major tunnelling projects in the United Kingdom, Austria, Australia and United Arab Emirates. His core technical expertise comprises of tunnel designs to NATM (New Austrian Tunnelling Method) and TBM (Tunnel Boring Machine) method, finite element modelling and structural designs. Wolfgang has extensive tunnelling contract experience with a focus on tunnel risk management and is currently acting as CH2M Hills Tunnel Design Manager for Middle East and India.

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Dr. Zahid Khan, PEng
Dr. Zahid Khan, PEng
Assistant Professor
Civil Engineering Department

Dr. Zahid Khan has worked as a foundations engineer with the Ontario Ministry of Transportation in Canada. He provided professional engineering services for more than 15 years on projects in Canada and abroad. Dr. Khan is a registered professional engineer in the province of Ontario, where he also managed and directed an engineering firm that provides geotechnical engineering. His research interests involve geotechnical earthquake engineering, static and dynamic foundation analysis, non-destructive and non-invasive methods, and seismic site response and liquefaction analysis.

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Mr. Chris Gregory
Mr. Chris Gregory
Underground Project Manager
Gulf Rock Engineering

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Dr. Khaled Abbas
Dr. Khaled Abbas
Expert, CEO Office
Public Transport Agency
Roads & Transport Authority

Dr Khaled Abbas has over 30 years of advisory/expert/specialist/academic experience in transportation consultancy, research, training and academia. This involved leading & managing transport groups/sections/departments and conducting projects/studies/research/training/teaching in fields of: strategic, urban and transport planning, transport & traffic modelling, public transport, master plans, traffic engineering, traffic safety, parking, road hierarchy, feasibility studies, traffic and environment impact assessment, logistics management, restructuring, privatization, PPP, performance evaluation and sustainable development. He worked in countries including Egypt, Australia, Saudi, Dubai, USA and UK. He is currently Professor of Transport Planning & Traffic Engineering as well as being Expert at Public Transport Agency RTA. Formerly he was dean of Egypt National Institute of Transport (ENIT) and board member of several transport organisations in Egypt including National Authority for Tunnels, Holding Company for Roads, Bridges and Land Transport Projects, ENIT.

Previously he worked as Chief Specialist of Transportation Studies and Planning at Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) Dubai. He was Manager of Transportation Planning and Traffic Engineering at Snowy Mountains Engineering Corporation (SMEC) Australia and is currently acting as Technical Principal. He held several academic posts as Professor of Transportation Planning & Traffic Engineering at ENIT, King Faisal University Saudi Arabia. He was seconded to Egyptian Military College, Egyptian Traffic Police, United States Department of Transportation, and United Nations Economic Commission for Africa.

He obtained a PhD in Transportation Engineering and Operations in 1991 from University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK and Masters courses from same university. He was a Fulbright visiting scholar at University of Texas USA in 1995 and a Hubert Humphrey fellow at Cornell University USA in 2000/2001. He was involved in more than 150 transport consultancy/research projects/studies with SMEC Australia, RTA Dubai, ENIT, UN, World Bank, European Union as well as a number of Egyptian, Saudi and UK consultants. These projects were conducted in Australia, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Turkey, Yemen, Algeria, Morocco, Dubai, Qatar, Kenya. He published 100 journal articles & conference papers, and attended more than 50 conferences/seminars. He taught more than 35 specialised academic undergraduate and graduate courses as well as designed and delivered more than 40 training courses to professionals from Australia, UAE, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain and Ex-Soviet union Countries.

Dr Abbas is a member of editorial board of Advances in Transportation Studies University of Rome, Journal of Transportation Technologies – Scientific Research Publishing Inc. - USA. He acted as a reviewer for several international journals and conferences. He was elected as Fellow Member of Institute of Engineers Australia and chair of Transport Branch Canberra. He was also a member in more than 13 international professional organizations in UK, USA, Canada and Egypt and a member of more than 50 committees in Egypt, Australia, Saudi Arabia, Dubai, UK, Germany, USA, European Commission.

Dr Abbas received more than 30 awards, plaques, recognition letters/certificates from organizations including RTA Dubai, IETT- Ministry of Transport Turkey and Technical University of Bursa, SMEC Australia, KFU Saudi Arabia, US Fulbright Commission, University of Newcastle upon Tyne UK. His biography selected & included in Who’s Who in the World, in Finance and Industry & in Science & Engineering. Dr Abbas web page is: www.khaledabbbas-transport.com

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للجنة الفنية برئاسة نائب الرئيس م. عبد الله الّ على و التي تضم كلا من:

م. داود الهاجري
م. داود الهاجري
المدير التنفيذي لمؤسسة
المواصلات العامة
هيئة الطرق والمواصلات دبي

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م.  محمد مشروم
م. محمد مشروم
مدير ادارة المساحة
بلدية دبي

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م. رائد العرشي
م. رائد العرشي
قائد الفريق لتخطيط الحفر والأداء
شعبة الحفر- ابوظبي
ADMA

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م. سلمى المعمري
م. سلمى المعمري
مديرة ادارة التكاليف
قيادة الأشغال العسكرية

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م. سليمان عبد الرحمن الهاجري
م. سليمان عبد الرحمن الهاجري
عضو مجلس إدارة
جمعية المهندسين

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د. علاء العشماوي
د. علاء العشماوي
عميد كلية الهندسة
الجامعة الأمريكية-- دبي.

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م. الاّن تومسون
م. الاّن تومسون
المديرالتنفيذي-شركة ابو ظبي
لخدمات الصرف الصحي

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م. باول جروفز
م. باول جروفز
المدير الإقليمي لتصميم الأنفاق
وهندسة الأرض في
ATKINS الشرق الأوسط والهند

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السيد اوليفير فيون
السيد اوليفير فيون
المدير التنفيذي الجمعية الدولية
لحفر الأنفاق والمساحات
تحت الأرض
(ITA)

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م. جونثان جوتان
م. جونثان جوتان
المدير العام
لمجموعة غولف روك للهندسة

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م. نك شيتاندون
م. نك شيتاندون
المدير الإقليمي للبناء تحت الأرض
- الشرق الأوسط باسف
- الشركة الكيميائية

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م. ولفجانج انجرير
م. ولفجانج انجرير
مدير تصميم الانفاق -
CH2M HILL

Wolfgang Angerer has more than 10 years of experience in lead positions for major tunnelling projects in the United Kingdom, Austria, Australia and United Arab Emirates. His core technical expertise comprises of tunnel designs to NATM (New Austrian Tunnelling Method) and TBM (Tunnel Boring Machine) method, finite element modelling and structural designs. Wolfgang has extensive tunnelling contract experience with a focus on tunnel risk management and is currently acting as CH2M Hills Tunnel Design Manager for Middle East and India.

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د. زاهد خان
د. زاهد خان
بروفسور مساعد
قسم الهندسة المدنية
الجامعة الأمريكية—الشارقة

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كريس جروجري
كريس جروجري
مدير مشروع تحت الأرض
شركة جلف روك

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د. خالد عباس
د. خالد عباس
خبير في مكتب المدير التنفيذي
لمؤسسة المواصلات العامة
هيئة الطرق والمواصلات دبي

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