Dr. Faisal M. Arain
Dr. Faisal Manzoor Arain is an Architect with a MS and Ph.D. in Construction Project Management. He has extensive experience of working at management and leadership positions in industry and academia in Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and Canada. Dr. Arain has consulted, researched and published widely in the discipline of Project Management and Design and Construction Management and has delivered invited lectures in various countries i.e., Canada, Singapore, Australia, Malaysia, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan. He has over 60 research publications. His research interests include designing educational spaces, design and construction interface issues, project management, and the development and application of knowledge-based systems for management of building projects. Dr. Arain is the winner of the Donald S. Barrie Award 2005 conferred by Project Management Institute (PMI) USA. He is the first person in the Asia Pacific region to win this prestigious award. Dr. Arain serves on editorial boards of several international research journals. He is the editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Construction Project Management published by Nova Science Publishers Inc., USA. Dr. Arain is one of the panel judges for professional awards conferred by PMI, USA. Based on his professional and academic achievements, Dr. Arain is listed in Who’s Who in Science and Engineering (9th Edition), Who’s Who in Asia, Who’s Who in the World (25th Anniversary Edition) and Outstanding Scientists of the 21st Century. Dr. Arain is currently working as Chair, Construction Project Management with Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), Calgary, Canada.