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United Arab Emirates is established as an ASCE international section.


Region 10 Presidential Visit 2022

ASCE 2022 President Dennis Truax conducted a consequential international trip in September that reinforced the Society’s ties with civil engineers and students. Truax, joined by Executive Director Tom Smith, met with a number of ASCE sections and student chapters in Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and reinforced affiliations with societies together from Indonesia, the Philippines, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Korea, Mongolia, and several other countries.

ASCE and ASCE UAE Section Leaders and hosts met in Abu Dhabi, UAE in September 2022. Pictured are nine people standing inside Abu Dhabi University, smiling at the camera.
ASCE Presidential visit with UAE Section Leaders and hosts
Meet the ASCE President at Abud Dhabi University Student Chapter event. Pictured are 7 people in a meeting room at Abud Dhabi University.
Meet the ASCE President at Abu Dhabi University
In Abu Dhabi, the leaders met with the board of the UAE Section and the student chapter at Abu Dhabi University.


  • Reem Sabouni, Ph.D., A.M.ASCE
  • Rami A. Hawileh, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE
    Vice President
  • Abdul-Rahim Sabouni, Ph.D., P.E., P.Eng, F.ASCE
  • Samer Al Martini, C.Eng
  • Elias Boutros Sayah, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE

Student chapters