Dr. Amin Hammad joined Concordia in 2003 as Associate Professor at the Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering. Prior to joining Concordia, he has held faculty and visiting positions at Nagoya University, Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Tokyo. Dr. Hammadís research interests are in the area of sustainable infrastructure lifecycle management systems. Dr. Hammad has edited one book and published four book chapters and more than 120 papers in peer-reviewed journals and conferences. He is the recipient of several research awards in Japan and Canada including the Fulbright Research Chair award and the Japanese Monbusho Scholar award.