Dr. Mohammad A. Hassanain
Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering, 2002.
Ranked 4 amongst 76 Full-time PhD students in Civil Engineering
Dissertation Title: "Integrated Systems for Maintenance Management"
Master of Science in Architectural Engineering, 1996.
King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals,
Thesis Title: "Design for Systems Replacement in Buildings"
Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering (Honors), 1993.
King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran,
Honors/Awards and Nominations
Received the Distinguished Teaching Award from KFUPM in 2007.
Awarded the Certificate of Completion of the Faculty Development Program at KFUPM in 2007.
A Lead Author for a Research Paper Nominated by the ASCE for Outstanding Paper Award in 2003.
Awarded a Post-doctoral Research Fellowship from the National
Research Council of
Awarded a Graduate Research Assistantship,
Awarded a Graduate Research Assistantship, KFUPM, September 1993-January 1996.
Areas of Research Excellence
Facilities Engineering and Management
Quantitative Methods in Facilities Engineering and Management
Sustainable Development of Buildings and Infrastructure
Facilities Performance Evaluation
Facilities Fire Safety Management
ARE 100 Introduction to Architectural Engineering
ARE 350 Architectural Engineering COOP Program
ARE 400 Senior Design Project
ARE 413 Construction Management
ARE 431 Building Economy
ARE 443 Computer Aided Building Design
ARE 490 Special Topics in Architectural Engineering
ARE 491 Special Topics in Fire Safety Management
ARE 514 Post-Occupancy Evaluation
ARE 516 Safety Systems in Buildings
ARE 520 Principles of Facilities Management
ARE 522 Facilities Planning and Relocation
ARE 599 Graduate Seminar in Architectural Engineering
ARE 610 Master Thesis
Hassanain, M., Froese, T., and Vanier, D., (2003), Operations and Maintenance Management, Chapter 11, Volume 3, Workplace Strategies and Facilities Management: Building in Value, Edited by R. Best, C. Langston and G. De Valence, Butterworth-Heinemann Publishers, UK, ISBN 0 7506 51504.
Hassanain, M. and Harkness,
E., (1998), Building Investment Sustainability: Design for Systems
Replaceability, Minerva Press Publishers,
Hassanain, M., (2006), “Factors Affecting the Development of Flexible Workplace Facilities'', Journal of Corporate Real Estate, 8(4): 213-220. (Ranked amongst the top 10 papers most downloaded from the journal during 2007).
Hassanain, M., (2006), “Towards the Design and
Hassanain, M. and Al-Mudhei, A., (2006), “Business Continuity during Facility Renovations", Journal of Corporate Real Estate, 8(2): 62-72.
Hassanain, M. and Al-Mudhei, A., (2006), “Post Occupancy Evaluation of Academic and Research Library Facilities", Structural Survey, 24(3): 230-239.
Hassanain, M. and Saif, M., (2006), “A Systematic Approach for Fire Safety Audit in Health-care Facilities”, Architectural Science Review, 49(2): 109-115.
Hassanain, M. and Al-Mudhei, A., (2006), “Fire Safety Evaluation of Motor Fuel Dispensing Facilities", Structural Survey, 24(1): 65-76.
Hassanain, M., (2005), “Guidelines for the Design of Water and Sewage Systems in Buildings", ASCE, Journal of Architectural Engineering, 11(4): 117-121.
Hassanain, M. and Abdul Hafeez, M., (2005), “Fire Safety Evaluation of Restaurant Facilities”, Structural Survey, 23(4): 298-309.
Hassanain, M. and Alashwal, N., (2005), “An Approach to Assess Fire Safety Requirements in Library Facilities”, Facilities, 23 (5 / 6): 239-252.
Hassanain, M. and Al-Saadi, S., (2005), “A Framework Model for Outsourcing Asset Management Services”, Facilities, 23 (1 / 2): 73-81.
Hassanain, M., Froese, T., and Vanier, D., (2003), “Framework Model for Asset Maintenance Management”, ASCE, Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 17(1), 51-64. (One of 6 papers nominated for 2003 ASCE "Outstanding Paper" award).
Garba, S. and Hassanain, M., (2005), “A Review of Object Oriented CAD Potential for Building Information Modelling and Life Cycle Management”, Proc. of the First International Conference on Computer Aided Architectural Design, E-Design in Architecture, 22-24 February, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.