Ghada M. Gad, PhD

Affiliated Associate • Gransberg & Associates

Assistant Professor of Construction Engineering
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Department of Civil Engineering, Pomona, CA 91767


•Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Iowa State University, Construction Engineering, 2013.
•M.S., Construction Engineering, American University in Cairo, Egypt, 2009.
•Diploma, Construction Engineering, American University in Cairo, Egypt, 2004.
•B.S., Construction Engineering, American University in Cairo, 2003.

Areas of Expertise

•Project Delivery Methods
•Risk Management
•Dispute Resolution Methods
•Social aspects of construction projects
•Cost estimating
•Contract administration
•Contract Formation

Professional Experience:

Senior Contracts Administrator, Procurement Department, Power Generation Engineering & Services Company (PGESCo)- Bechtel Subsidiary, Cairo, Egypt, May 2006 – December 2008; Project Coordinator, Cairo International Airport Terminal Building 3, Alico-Egypt, Cairo, Egypt, January 2006 – April 2006; Planning Engineer, AUC, Cairo, Egypt, January 2004 – December 2004

Academic Experience:

Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, California, September 2015 – current; Assistant Professor, Department of Construction Management, Bowling Green State University, Ohio, August 2012 – August 2015; Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering (CCEE), ISU, Ames, Iowa, May 2012 – July 2012; Research Assistant, CCEE, ISU, Ames, Iowa, January 2009 – May 2012.