About AIU


Faculty of Civil Engineering

Teaching Areas

Civil Engineering Programing Computer skills Higher Math & Informatics Finite Elements Method Design Engineering Applications Numerical Simulation Methods in civil Engineering (Math III)


1990: Ph.D. in Computer Aided Design for structural engineering in Germany. Hochschule für Architektur und Bauwesen Weimar. 1986: Post graduate Studies in Computer Aided Design(Finite Element Method) Hochschule für Architektur und. Bauwesen Weimar, Germany. 1982: BSC CIVIL Engineering, Damascus University

Dr. Eng. Walid Al-Awad

Assistant Prof



Arab International University

2018- till now: DEAN of Faculty of civil Engineering, AIU at Arab International University

2015- 2018: Vice Dean for Administrative and Students Affairs, Faculty of civil Engineering, AIU at Arab International University. www.aiu.edu.sy

2007- 2008: Head of Structural engineering Department at Faculty civil Engineering, AIU at Arab International University.

2010-2015: Head of Basic Science Department at Faculty civil Engineering, AIU at Arab International University.

2003- 2018: Damascus University – Faculty of civil Engineering

Teaching courses:

Civil Engineering Programming

Advance Civil Engineering Programming and mathematics Applications

Computer Aided design 1

Computer structural Aided design 2

Simulation numerical methods in civil Engineering and Application

Structural Modelling

CAD- FEM(Finite Element Method)

Programming automation

BIM = Building Information Modelling


Simulation and Optimization

Structural design Optimization

2006- 2010:

Head of IT division, Faculty of civil Engineering, Damascus University

Member of the technology committee, Faculty of civil Engineering

Team member in the Commission modified the curriculum at the Faculty of civil Engineering


1996- 2002: Working in Elbehaus Industrie AG Company Havelberger Str. 539596 Arneburg, Germany.

Doing the following:

Development and research for structural element

Head Of Design Department

Using InfoGraph, RIB, Sofistik software

Design of prefabricated concrete elements by using CAD System

Production of prefabricated Light concrete elements by using CAD/CAM

Design of Database for prefabricated concrete elements with different types ,and developing programs for structural analysis for these elements

Verification of all economic and design calculations , and searching to get the optimal economic solution



1992- 1996: Working in the IWT Ingenieurgesellschaft Wasser und Tiefbau GmbH company, Riessner Str. 2099427 Weimar, Germany. Doing the following:


Buried Construction Design

Software Engineering Development by Using Fortran/Pascal for structure analysis and Executive Plan

Programming by using Specialized languages for AutoCAD and Caddy

Information Bank System (Database) for executed projects ISYBAU

Topography plan by using GIS with three dimensional digital model , In addition to the longitudinal , cross sections , choice of the best optimal Design Path for the roads and Railway

Engineering Design Project Manager

Head Of CAD Department