Issam Srour is Associate Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering at the American University of Beirut (AUB), Lebanon.
His research focuses on the use of quantitative techniques and sustainability principles to address problems related to construction materials, energy, and waste management – and is published in international journals including Resources, Conservation & Recycling; Waste Management & Research; International Journal of Sustainable Society; International Journal of Sustainable Energy; and Sustainable Development.
He obtained a Bachelor of Civil & Environmental Engineering (with Distinction) from AUB (1999), a Master of Science in Transportation Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin (2001), and a PhD in Construction Engineering & Project Management from the University of Texas at Austin (2005).
Issam Srour served as an associate project analyst with Independent Project Analysis, where he specialized in the evaluation of multi-billion dollar construction projects before joining AUB as a faculty member in 2008.
He has served as referee for several international journals and chair for several international conferences. He represents AUB on a technical committee in charge of the Innovate for Lebanon National Competition. The committee is designing and implementing a competition among senior engineering students from all major universities in Lebanon on themes related to innovation and sustainability.
Issam Srour is an Awards Ambassador supporting the LafargeHolcim Awards for Sustainable Construction.