Maged Morcos  

Prof. Maged Morcos

Head of department


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  • Building: A
  • Employee type: Full-time
  • Extension Number: 1405
  • Room: 201
  • Education History: Professor Morcos got his BSc. in Civil Engineering from Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt in 1981. In 1990, he got his MSc. (Eng.) in Construction and Project Management (with Distinction) and in 1995 he earned his Ph.D. in Project and Construction Management from the School of Civil Engineering at the University of Leeds, in England, UK through an FCO (Chevening) Scholarship offered by the British Council.
  • Bio: Prof Morcos is the Head of the Civil Engineering Department at the British University in Egypt (BUE) since September 2014. In 2010, he was appointed as the Head of Business at the Faculty of Business Administration Economics and Political Sciences at the British University in Egypt (BUE). Professor Morcos has over 26 years of professional experience. Over the years, he conducted several programs and taught many courses in project management, construction management, operations management, and systems and reliability management for both companies and universities in the private and public sector. In 1982, Professor Morcos started his career as a Site Engineer at Engineering Group Company. Later in 1984 till 1996, he worked as the construction manager and then project manager for mega projects in Egypt and the Middle East with Hassan Dorra Company in venture with Laing Company, UK. After obtaining his MSc. (Eng.) from Leeds University, England in 1991, he worked as a Management and Planning Engineer, PSA in the UK. And then, he worked as a Designing and Planning Engineer at AA Associates in the UK. After obtaining his Ph.D. from Leeds University in 1995, he taught varies courses at the American University in Cairo [AUC] from 1990-till 2004 and with Misr International University [MIU] from 1999-2004 (as Adjunct professor). In 1998, Professor Morcos was appointed Acting Head and Program Leader of Management & Systems at MSA University, Faculty of Management Sciences at the University for Modern Sciences and Arts [MSA] which he was working from 1999-2005. Later in 2002, Professor Morcos joined Maryland University as a visiting Associate Professor as a Fulbright Fellowship scholar for research and teaching. Then in 2005, he joined University Nottingham in the UK as a Researcher and Lecturing Fellow. In 2008, he joined Loughborough University in the UK as a Researcher and Lecturer in Systems engineering and Management.
  • Fields of Interest: Project, Construction & Operations Management
  • Projects Supervised: •Project management and Capability management •Budgeting and Projects Cost Control •Earned Value Analysis and Management •Engineering Economy •Construction management •Operations management •Quantitative methods for business decisions •Operations research (Management science) •Systems thinking and policy management •Concurrent Engineering •Information management •Risk analysis and risk management •Decision making and multi-criteria decision making •Systems approach to operations project management •Production management


1.Maged S. Morcos (2012), “Assessing The Reliability Of Organizational Management Systems Using A Simulated Probabilistic Fault Tree Analysis”, International Journal of Engineering Management and Economics, (Under Review). 2.Maged S. Morcos (2011), “Achieving Win-Win Situation in Negotiation: A Multi-Criteria Decision-Making Model (An Egyptian case study), International Journal of Engineering Management and Economics, 2011. 3.Michael J deC Henshaw, Maged S Morcos, and Carys E Siemieniuch, (2011), “Identification and resolution of induced complexity in PSS, Enterprises”, Journal of Enterprise Transformation, Taylor and Francis, Volume 1, Issue 4, pp:269-289, 2011. 4.Maged S. Morcos (2010), “A Multi-Criteria Decision-Making Model For Guiding Negotiation Process (A Quantitative Perspective)”, 19th International Conference on Management of Technology [IAMOT], Cairo, Egypt, March 8-11, 2010. 5.Maged S. Morcos* and Michael Henshaw (2009), “A Systems Approach for Balancing Internal Company Capability and External Client Demand for Integrated Product-Service Solutions”, IEEE International Conference on Service, Operations, Logistics and Informatics, IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society, July 22–24, 2009 Chicago, USA (*Corresponding Author).