Prof. Nedal Ratrout


Driven, highly accomplished Executive Leader in Academia respected for +38 years of experience delivering leadership in academia and +10 years of experience in C-level and executive management roles directing successful organizations. Proven track record of creating and sustaining a performance-driven culture for staff and students and optimizing excellence through strategic planning and effective programs and systems. Known as a motivational mentor and team builder who develops and directs skilled management teams while empowering and guiding colleagues to exceed all goals. Builds and maintains lasting relationships, leveraging communication skills in Arabic and English to converse with clarity and diplomacy to individuals from diverse backgrounds and expertise. Exemplary educational qualifications include a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in Civil Engineering (Transportation Option) from Michigan State University and the designation of Certified Consultant Engineer. Out-of-the-box, analytical thinker with strategic, academic, business, and leadership acumen committed to guiding educational institutions to transform learning and research for industrial success.


  • Civil Engineering

  • Project Management

  • Academic Leadership

  • Resource Management

  • Traffic Engineering

  • Data Analysis & Research

  • Statistics & Optimization

  • Team Leadership

  • Executive Leadership

  • Program Management

  • Staff & Student Leadership

  • Curriculum Development