Dr. Khalil Hindi


Khalil Hindi is currently Professor of Management Science at the Olayan School of Business, American University of Beirut (AUB). Between 2010 and 2015, Professor Hindi was President of Birzeit University, Palestine. In 2008-2010, Professor Hindi served as an Associate Dean and Professor of Management Science at the AUB. Between 2002 and 2008, he was Professor of Engineering Management at the Faculty of Engineering, and Professor of Management Science at the Olayan School of Business, AUB. From 1998 to 2002, he worked as Professor at the Department of Systems Engineering at Brunel University, England. Prior to October 1998, Professor Hindi taught at the University of Manchester (10 years) and South Bank University, London (8 years).


Professor Hindi holds a BSc, MSc and DSc in Electrical Engineering. He also holds a DSc in Management Science. Professor Hindi has published many research papers on engineering and management science in renowned international journals.


During his residency in Britain, Professor Hindi was a fellow of several UK institutes and associations, including the Institution of Electrical Engineers, Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications, British Computer Society, and Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA).


Professor Hindi is an active volunteer. In addition to being a member of the A.M. Qattan Foundation Board of Trustees, Professor Hindi is a member on the Board of Trustees of the Institute for Palestine Studies and of the General Assembly of the Welfare Association. He was also a member on the General Assembly of the Palestine Investment Fund and President of the Association of the Palestinian Community in the UK (APCUK). Professor Hindi publishes occasionally on Palestinian and Arab issues.