Dr. Tarek M. Khalil is the founding President and Provost of Nile University (NU),
Egypt. NU is the First National Non-Profit Research University in Egypt.
He served as Professor of Industrial Engineering and Director of the Management of
Technology program and the Environmental/Occupational Safety and Health program at
the University of Miami. He also held professorships in Biomedical Engineering and
Epidemiology and Public Health. His experience includes academic work at the University
of Florida, the University of Miami, Texas Tech University and many other Institutions
around the world including France, Finland and Egypt.
Dr. Khalil’s former administrative experience includes serving as Dean of the Graduate
School at the University of Miami and as Chairman of the Department of Industrial
Engineering at the University of Miami. He also served as the Director of the Ergonomics
and Bioengineering Division of the Comprehensive Pain and Rehabilitation Center of the
University Of Miami School Of Medicine.
Dr Khalil is the Founder and current Chairman of the Board of Directors of the
International Association for Management of Technology (IAMOT), with members from
more than 85 countries. He chaired more than 20 International Conferences in
Management of Technology. He is also the co-founder of the University of Miami
Institute for the Study of Quality in Manufacturing and Service in the School of Business
Administration. He served the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) as Chairman of the
Council of Fellows, Director of the Work Measurement and Methods Engineering
Division, Vice President Region IV, Director of Honors and as a member of the Board of
Dr. Khalil has served as a consultant to governments, industry and educational
institutions in the US, Egypt, France, Finland, Brazil, Japan, Guatemala, Taiwan, Saudi
Arabia and Bahrain as well as the Fulbright Commission and the United Nation’s
UNIDO, UNESCO and UNDP. He also served on advisory panels and as a consultant for
The Department of HHS, NIOSH, NSF, Dade County, Monroe County and Project
HOPE and for many US companies.
He served as a senior editor of the Journal Technovation and on the editorial board of
several international scientific journals in Innovation and Technology Management.
Dr. Khalil is the recipient of many national and international awards including the Award
for Technical Innovation in Industrial Engineering, Doctor Honoris Causa from the
Grenoble School of Management, France, Doctor Honoris Causa from the Institut
National Polytechnique de Loraine, the University of Miami College of Engineering
Researcher of the Year Award, the IIE David F. Baker outstanding research Award, the
IIE Phil Carroll Award, the IIE Ergonomics Division Award, the Human Factors Society
Paul M. Fitts Award and the Jack A. Craft Award.