Dr. Azzeddine Oudjehane has over 20 years of experience leading multi-disciplinary projects in R&D, business innovation and market development working with various stakeholders from Academia, Government and Industry. Azzeddine holds graduate degrees in both Applied Science and Business Administration. In 2012, he joined the first undergraduate BSc in Construction Project Management in Canada.
Azzeddine strives through teaching excellence to train the next generation of construction project managers in Alberta and Canada, while developing scholarly applied research that meets the needs of the Alberta industries.Since 2014 Azzeddine has been a member of Board of Directors of the Alberta Chapter of the Canada Green Building Council, where he led various green building initiatives across Alberta, including the 1st Green School Summit in Canada held in Calgary in September 2015.
Azzeddine has continuously advocated the benefits of sustainable construction inside the classroom at SAIT preparing the next generation of leaders in construction. He has also led and supported various applied research projects demonstrating the feasibility and value of sustainable practices in construction and deconstruction. One of his current research emphases is on bringing innovative and energy efficient and sustainable construction methods to Alberta. He also collaborates and continues to support the Unmanned Aerial Systems research team at SAIT with a focus on the various applications and implications of UAVs, in construction project management.
With over 100 publications and presentations at international conferences, Dr. Oudjehane serves in various journal review committees and has chaired sessions at conferences. In the past year, he gave several presentations and keynotes on the role of innovation for sustainable construction practices.