Ali Istanbullu Profile;

Ali Istanbullu
Assistant Professor - Construction Project Management
College of Engineering

Name: Ali Istanbullu
Job Title: Assistant Professor - Construction Project Management
College: College of Engineering
Phone: +96899546394 Ext. 1207

I have a PhD in Civil Engineering/Construction Project Management with great technical & communication skills and leadership abilities. My research focus on the use of optimization tools like operations research and artificial intelligence in the area of construction project management.

I was responsible of many coaching and training courses in Project Management, Revit, Primavera P6 and M.S. Project.

I have more than 12 years’ experience in the infrastructures, structures and construction industries.

1989-1994   BSc. (Eng.) Civil Engineering, Aleppo University, Syria

1998-1999   D.E.A. in Building Design and Urban Techniques, INSA Lyon & ESIGEC, FRANCE

1999-2004   PhD. in Civil Engineering/Construction Project Management, Savoy University, France.

2009   HDD (Research Management Ability Certificate), Perpignan University, France

2011-2016   Projects manager - EURL TGCTP ( – Algeria

2004   Chartered Engineer - Syrian Engineers Syndicate

  • Productivity and cost control in construction project
  • Optimization of construction resources
  • Construction software engineering
  • Waste management

Journal paper

Developing a tool for designing and calculation wastewater treatment plant for small and medium settlements

Mohamed dai, Ali Istanbouli, Thanaa Layla, Res. J. of Aleppo Uni. Engineering Science Series – Vol. 4 – 2013


Structural Analysis Methods of Precast Hollow Core Slabs-Operational& economical Study

Muhammad Suffo, Ali Istanbouli, HibaAlwan, Res. J. of Aleppo Uni. Engineering Science Series – Vol. 84 - 2010


Conference paper

A new Information system to conduct feasibility studies in touristy construction project

Ali Istanbouli, Annual symposium on the Role of IT in Monument Conservation and Tourism", Syrian Computer Society – Idleb – 11-12 May 2008


Une méthode d’optimization des cycles gros-œuvre pour une  production « durable » des bâtiments.

Ali Istanbouli, Jean-Claude Mangin, Le Développement Durable en Génie Civil, AUGC 2 & 3 Juin 2003, LA ROCHELLE, 373 – 380.


An Optimisation System for Repetitive Activities Using Genetic Algorithms

Ali Istanbouli, Jean-Claude Mangin, International Conference on Computational Engineering in Systems Applications (CESA2003), Lille – France- July 9-11 2003


Use of Genetic Algorithms to Optimise the Eriction Cycles on Building Sites.

Ali Istanbouli, Jeun-Claude Mangin, The 3rd International Conference on Decision Making in Urban and Civil Engineering, 6-8 November 2002, London.


Optimum Planning for Repetitive Cycles

Ali Istanbouli, Jean-Claude Mangin, International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Applications, Malaga, Spain, September 9-12, 2002.


2011-2016 Projects Manager - EURL TGCTP – a company specialized in civil engineering and petroleum projects – Algeria –

Responsibility: managing company’s resources to meet business needs and ensure that all projects objectives are met.

Main Projects:

  • Client: British Petroleum - Activity: Civil Works in In Salah GAZ Project - Value: 37 000 000 USD - Duration: 4 years
  • Client: Defense Ministry - Activity: Military Cities Construction - Value: 50 000 000 USD - Duration: 5 years
  • Client: Sonelgaz / GRTG - Activity: Pipeline Projects - Value: 32 000 000 USD – Duration: 2 years
  • Client: CONDOTT D'ACQUA Spa - Activity: Highway Project - Value: 27 000 000 USD – Duration: 2 years
  • Client: IBERDROLA INGENIRA Y CONSTRUCCION SA - Activity: Civil Works and Steel structure construction (6000 Ton) - Value: 70 000 000 USD – Duration: 3 years

2003 – 2006                 Committee member in a Tempus Joint Project between Aleppo University and three European Universities: Strathclyde (England), Munich (Germany) and Savoy (France)

Activities: Developing an MSc curriculum in Construction Management.