Rabih Najib, PhD, PE

Dr. Najib is the current Chairman of the National Publication Committee. He was the National President of the Arab American Association of Engineers and Architects in 2014 and 2015. Dr. Najib served as the president of the Capital Area chapter of the association in 2010 and 2011, and as the National Vice-President in 2012. Additionally, he served the association at different capacities including Chairman of the IT and Communication Committee of the AAAEA – Capital Area, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the AAAEA – Capital Area, National Steering Committee, National By-Laws Committee, National Career Center, National Automation and Processes Committee, and National Outreach Committee.

Aside from AAAEA, Dr. Najib served on the Legislative and Political Action Committees of the American Council of Engineering Companies in Maryland (ACEC-MD), and as the Vice-President of the American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) in Maryland.

Dr. Najib obtained his bachelor degree in civil engineering from Tishreen University, Latakia, Syria, and his master’s and doctorate degrees from the University of Maryland at College Park, Maryland. He has over 30 years of experience in transportation engineering services as he managed design and inspection contracts related to bridges and ancillary structures for Maryland State Highway Administration and Virginia Department of Transportation. He is also a computer expert specializes in the development of custom applications to automate the business process. He is a licensed professional engineer in Maryland, Virginia, and Pennsylvania. Currently, Dr. Najib is the Chief Operation Officer at Itenology Corporation.