Ahmed Abdel Aziz, Ph.D.

 

Associate Professor | Dept of Construction Management

Adj. Associate Professor | Dept of Civil and Environmental Engineering

P.D. Koon Professorship in Construction Management

Associate Editor, Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering

 

University of Washington
120F Architecture Hall, Box 351610
Seattle, WA 98195-1610

 

phone: 206.616.3618

fax: 206.685.1976

email: amaziz@u.washington.edu  

 

Research Interests

 

-    Project delivery systems - public-private partnerships (PPP/P3) for infrastructure development

-    Economic modeling for the life-cycle of public and infrastructure projects

-    Quantitative risk analysis methods for the time/cost/performance of projects

-    Project controls (planning/scheduling/control/estimating/Primavera)

 

Courses

 

-    CM582: Heavy Construction Estimating

-    CM530: Project Economics and Risk Analysis

-    CM450: Construction Project Management

-    CM422: Construction Computer Application (Primavera)

-    CM411: Project Planning & Control

 

Publications - Project Delivery Systems

Abdel Aziz, A. M, and Migliaccio, G. C.  (2016). “Public-Private-Partnerships in the USA Transportation Sector”, Chapter 22 in “Public Private Partnerships – A Global Review”, Taylor and Francis; https://www.routledge.com/products/9780415728966.

Abdel Aziz, A. M, and Shen, Tai-Ling (2016). “Management of Force Majeure Risks in PPP Canadian Projects” Construction Research Congress, ASCE, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Abdel Aziz, A. M, and Elmahdy, A.  (2015). “Public-Private Partnerships – Analysis of Government Implementation Units”, Proceeding of the 5th International/11th Construction Specialty Conference, the Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 8-10 June.

Abdel Aziz, A. M, and Abdelhalim, K.  (2015). “Comparative Analysis of P3 Availability Payments in the USA and Canada”, Proceeding of the 2nd International Conference on Public-Private Partnerships, Austin, Texas, USA, 26-29 May.

Abdel Aziz, A. M, and Migliaccio, G. C.  (2015). “Public-Private-Partnerships in the USA Transportation Sector”, in “PPP: An International Handbook”, a forthcoming book by Taylor and Francis.

Abdel Aziz, A. M, and Nabavi, H. (2014). “Unsolicited Proposals for PPP Projects: Private Sector Perceptions in the USA.” Construction Research Congress, ASCE, Atlanta, GA.

Abdel Aziz, A. M. (2013) “Commentary on how and why did the quality of service delivery vary within and across countries”, Ch 14 of “Infrastructure and Land Policies” by Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, Cambridge, MA.

Abdel Aziz, A. M, (2011). “Unsolicited Proposals in Public-Private Partnerships Projects – Analysis of State Regulations in the USA. ”Construction Specialty Conference, Canadian Society of Civil Engineers, CSCE, Ottawa, Canada.

Abdel Aziz, A. M (2007). “Successful Delivery of Public-Private Partnerships for Infrastructure Development.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE, 133(12), 918-931.

Abdel Aziz, A. M (2007). “A Survey of the Payment Mechanisms for Transportation DBFO (PPP) Contracts in British Columbia.” J. Construction Management and Economics, 25(5), 492-543 (London, UK).

Abdel Aziz, A. M, and Kangas, A. A. (2007). “Contractor’s Experiences and Perceived Impediments in Public-Private Partnerships.” Construction Research Congress, ASCE, Bahamas. (Best Paper Award)

Abdel Aziz, A. M (2007). “Analysis of Usage-Based Payments for Contractors Compensation in PPP projects.” TRB Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.

Abdel-Aziz, A. M. and Russell, A.D. (2005). “A Structure for Government Requirements in Public-Private Partnerships” (Chapter 16) in The Economics of Public Private Partnerships (The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics), Ed. by D. Grimsey and M. K. Lewis, Edward Elgar Pub., UK.

Abdel-Aziz, A. M. and Russell, A.D. (2001). “A Structure for Government Requirements in Public-Private Partnerships” Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 28(6), 891-909.

Abdel-Aziz, A. M. (1998). Public-Private Partnerships in Infrastructure Development: The Northeast Burnaby School Case Study. Public-Private Partnership Advisory Committee, Ministry of Finance, B.C., Canada.

Russell, A. D., and Abdel-Aziz, A. M. (1997). “Public-Private Partnerships and Public infrastructure.” 1st Int. Conference on Construction Industry Development, Singapore, Vol. 1, 410-419.

 

Publications - Project Controls, Economic Modeling, and Risk Analysis

Abdel Aziz, A. M, (2011). “A Survey on Tools for Measuring Contractors Performance by State DOTs.” 3rd Construction Specialty Conference, Canadian Society of Civil Engineers, CSCE, Ottawa, Canada.

Abdel Aziz, A. M, (2009). “Time Prediction for Highway Pavement Projects using Regression Analysis.” Construction Research Congress, American Society of Civil Engineers, ASCE, Seattle, WA.

Abdel Aziz, A. M (2008). “Minimum Performance Bounds for Evaluating Contractors Performance during Construction of Highway Pavement Projects” J. Construction Management and Economics, 26(5), 507-529.

Abdel Aziz, A. M. (2007) “Performance Analysis and Forecasting for WSDOT Highway Projects.” Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), Report July 07, WARD 675.1, WSDOT, Olympia, WA.

Abdel Aziz, A. M, (2007). “Cost Prediction of Highway Projects using Regression.” Construction Research Congress, American Society of Civil Engineers, ASCE, Bahamas.

Abdel Aziz, A. M. and Russell, A. D. (2006). “Generalized Economic Modeling for Infrastructure and Capital Investment Projects.” Journal of Infrastructure Systems, ASCE, 12(1), 18-32.

Abdel Aziz, A. M. and Russell, A. D. (2005). “Assessment of a Four Moments and Pearson Distribution Approach for Risk Analysis in Construction Estimates and Economics.” Construction Research Congress, American Society of Civil Engineers, ASCE, April 2005.

Abdel-Aziz, A. M. and Russell, A. D. (1999). “Decision Support System for Infrastructure Project Appraisal and Risk Analysis.” The Canadian Society of Civil Engineers, 27th Annual CSCE Conference, June 2-5, Vol III, 359-368. Regina, Saskatchewan.