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Tariq Abdelhamid

tariq abdelhamidTariq is an Associate with the Realignment Group and is currently an Associate Professor of Lean Construction at Michigan State University, where he teaches and conducts research on Lean Construction at the School of Planning, Design and Construction, and routinely publishes on Lean Construction and Lean Production topics.  Prior to that, he worked as a Lean Production subject matter expert for Ford Motor Company.  He also worked as a Scheduler/Planner for PAC Project Advisors, and an Engineer III for the University of Michigan Construction Engineering and Management Office.  He was a Primary Site Engineer and Site Engineer for Seif Rehabilitation Works Contractors (Alexandria, Egypt).  Tariq earned a PhD in Civil Engineering and Construction Engineering and Management, and two master’s degrees in Industrial and Operations Engineering and Construction Engineering and Management from the University of Michigan.  He received a bachelor of science degree in Civil Engineering for Alexandria University, Egypt.

Trained in Lean Production at Ford Motor Company, and in Lean Construction by Greg Howell and Glenn Ballard (founders of the Lean Construction Institute, USA), Tariq joins the ReAlignment Group on engagements with design and construction teams on projects of any budget size. He brings deep knowledge and scholarship in lean production and construction and strong expertise in supporting client teams in Lean Construction transformation journeys, and coaching teams on Lean Project Delivery  using relational contracts such as IFOA, AIA IPD, and ConsensusDOCS.  Tariq also advises and mentors Enovio Consulting on lean production and construction engagements.  Tariq is also involved as a content developer and subject matter expert in the Associated General Contractors of America ongoing effort to develop a comprehensive Lean Construction Education Program.tariq abdelhamid