Dr. Yasser Mahgoub is the Chairman of the Department of Architecture and Urban Planning, College of Engineering, Qatar University. Received his Doctorate in Architecture degree from The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, United States of America in 1990. Held several academic positions at Ain Shams University, United Arab Emirates University, Kuwait University and Qatar University. Teaches architectural design studios, architectural research methods, environment and behavior, architectural professional practice, graduation projects and urban planning legislation. Published several refereed research papers in internationally refereed journal and book chapters. His research interests include social and cultural aspects of architecture, sustainable architecture, architectural education and the impact of globalization on architecture. Served as a scientific referee for many scientific conferences and journals. Attended and presented papers in several international and regional conferences. Practiced as a professional architect and consultant in Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait and Qatar. Was a member of the Agha Khan for Architecture Award reviewers for the 2010 cycle.
University of Michigan