Dr. Ahmed Al-Bayati is an assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering at Lawrence Technological University (LTU). Prior to moving into LTU, Dr. Al-Bayati was an Assistant Professor in the Kimmel School of Construction Management at Western Carolina University (WCU). He earned his Ph.D. in Construction Engineering from Western Michigan University in 2017.
His dissertation research focused on managing workforce diversity at construction sites to improve safety, quality, and teamwork. He also received a master’s degree in construction management from East Carolina University in 2013. He actively conducts research in the field of construction safety, specializing in safety climate and safety culture, safety training, safety management, life cost analysis, and process optimization.
Beyond his construction safety-related research, Dr. Al-Bayati conducts research on various topics of civil engineering such as infrastructure damage prevention and construction material. He used a variety of qualitative and quantitative data collection, data analysis, and data mining methods. His research has been published in the ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE Journal of Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction, and National Safety Council Journal of Safety Research. More information about his research here: https://www.researchgate.net/