Abdel Gabar Mustafa

Engineering Technology School of Business and Technology
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978.665.3665 Office: Conlon Hall 224
Office Hours
Spring 2024

Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:30AM - 10:45AM
and by appointment

Courses Taught

ENGT 1050 Technical Analysis
ENGT 2020 Statics & Dynamics
ENGT 2025 Strength of Materials
ENGT 3045 Analysis& Design of Structural Systems
CMGT4010 Project Scheduling
CMGT4030 Construction Management Capstone


Ph.D., in Engineering, Brown University, Providence, RI (2013)
M.Sc. Northwestern University, Evanston, IL (2004)
Fellowship, Special Program in Urban and Regional Studies (SPURS), MIT (2009)

Research Interests:
Sustainable Infrastructure Planning, Design and Development.

Engineering for Development in the Global South.

The Use of Geospatial Data and Technologies in Civil Engineering & Urban and Regional Planning and Development.

Civil and Environmental Engineering Systems and Engineering Project Management

Critical Pedagogy for STEM

Research Projects:
Developing infrastructure and housing solutions for resettling Refugees and the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Post Conflict Zones in Sudan.

Advice the Minister of Urban Development, Roads and Bridges, Sudan in the area of Sustainable Infrastructure Development.

Use Remote Sensing data and Geospatial Technologies to assess urban growth and impact of urban infrastructure development at the municipal level

Representative Publications:

Abdel G. Mustafa (2012): Optimal Engineering Strategy for Sustainable Infrastructure. LAP Lambert Academic Publishers: Saarbrucken, Germany (Book).

J.F. Hermance and Hussein Suliman, A.G. Mustafa (2016): Predicting intra-seasonal fluctuations of NDVI phenology from daily rainfall in the East Sahel: a simple linear reservoir model. International Journal of Remote Sensing.

A.G. Mustafa (2012): Technology, Hydro-climatology and Public Policy: Integrated Technical Intervention Strategy for Optimal Engineering Design for Sustainable Infrastructure Development. Dissertation. Brown University Digital Repository https://repository.library.brown.edu/studio/item/bdr:320494/

Representative Peer Reviewed Conferences:

Presentation on Engineering for Development, SPURS/Humphrey Fellows on International Development, MIT, School of Architecture and Urban Planning, March 2020.

Culture and Infrastructure, Watson Institute for International Affairs, Brown University Rhode Island, USA, May 2007

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). 
Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI)
American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE).
International Network for Engineering Studies (INES).
Engineering, Social Justice and Peace Network (ESJP).
Massachusetts Teachers Association (MTA).    
American Planning Association (APA).