Sam Wamuziri Profile;

Sam Wamuziri
Acting DVC-AAR , Dean of College of Engineering
College of Engineering


Name: Sam Wamuziri
Job Title: Acting DVC-AAR , Dean of College of Engineering
College: College of Engineering
Email: s.wamuziri@asu.edu.om
Phone: +968 9179 7014 Ext. 1200


Professor Sam Wamuziri is Professor of Civil Engineering and Dean for the College of Engineering at A’Sharqiyah University. Professor Wamuziri joined A’Sharqiyah University in September 2014 and prior to this, he served as Professor of Project Management and Strategic Development; and Head of Centre for Management Research at Wrexham Glyndwr University in the United Kingdom. Professor Wamuziri is a British Citizen and has 35 years’ experience in teaching, research and practice in Civil Engineering and Construction Management. He holds a PhD in Civil Engineering from the University of Manchester. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Fellow of the American Society of Engineers, Fellow of the Association for Project Management, and Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts, Manufactures and Commerce.  He is chartered civil engineer and in addition, he holds an MBA with Distinction from the University of Edinburgh obtained in 1999. Professor Wamuziri has supervised 16 PhD research students to successful completion. He has authored or co-authored over 90 research papers published in high quality international journals and conference proceedings. He was Chairman of the Editorial Board and Honorary Editor of an International Journal; Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Management, Procurement and Law from 2011 to 2017. He is a member of the Editorial Boards of four International journals. Professor Wamuziri has wide international experience of quality management systems and processes in Higher Education. He served as Academic Advisor to the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom from 2007 to 2013. 

1985   BSc(Eng) Honours first class, Civil Engineering, Makerere University, Uganda.

1988   MSc Structural Engineering, University of Manchester, UMIST, UK.

1992   PhD Civil Engineering, University of Manchester, UMIST, UK.

1999   MBA with Distinction, University of Edinburgh, UK.

1999   CEng, Chartered Engineer, The Engineering Council, UK.

2002   FRSA, Fellow, The Royal Society of the Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, UK. 

2019   FASCE, Fellow, The American Society of Civil Engineers, USA.

2020   FICE, Fellow, The Institution of Civil Engineers, UK.

2020   FAPM, Fellow, The Association for Project Management, UK.

Professor Wamuziri's research interests include the following: Project Risk Management, Project Finance, Project Procurement, Occupational Health and Safety, Renewable Energy, Housing and Informal Settlements and Construction in Developing Countries.