Dr. Tarek Khalil
NU President and Acting Dean, School of Management of Technology (MOT)
Dr. Tarek M. Khalil is the founding President 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 Trustees. 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.