Associate Professor and Construction Program Coordinator
Islam H. El-adaway came to UT from Mississippi State University where he was an Associate Professor and the Richard A. Rula Endowed Professor of Construction Engineering and Management in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering of the Bagley College of Engineering.
El-adaway’s research and educational activities have been supported by various regional, national, and international agencies, and resulted to-date in 79 peer-reviewed papers (41 journal papers and 38 conference papers), all of which were respectively published and/or presented in the most highly regarded journals and highly-attended conference in the construction engineering and management specialty area. He is a licensed Professional Engineer.
Sustainable infrastructure management
Resilient hazard managment
Contractual and dispute management
Modeling and simulation (multi agent systems, system dynamics, and social network analysis)
Decision and risk managment
Ph.D., Iowa State University, Civil Engineering, Ames, Iowa, 2008.
M.Sc, The American University in Cairo, Construction Engineering, Cairo, Egypt, 2006.
B.Sc., The American University in Cairo, Construction Engineering, Cairo, Egypt, 2003.
Associate Editor, Journal of Management in Engineering
Technical Committee and Track Chair / Construction Research Congress
Faculty Senate, UTK
Faculty Advisor, AGC Student Chapter
Awards and Recognitions
2017 Best Paper Award, ASCE
Teaching Recognition Award, UTK
Outstanding Reviewer Award (4 times), ASCE
Young Faculty Research Award, ASEE
Academy of Distinguished Teachers, MSU
Frontiers of Engineering Education, National Academy of Engineering
Young Faculty Research Award, MSU
Chip Crane State Pride Award, MSU