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Riad Ghaleb Mahayni

Riad Ghaleb Mahayni, Syrian urban planning educator. Chairman Rhode Island Festival of the Arts, Kingston, 1977, History Preservation Commission, Ames, 1988-1992; member Ames Planning and Zoning Commission, since 1998. Fellow American Institute Certified Planners; member American Planning Association, Phi Beta Delta.

Background

  • Mahayni, Riad Ghaleb was born on May 6, 1942 in Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic. Came to the United States, 1961. Son of Ghaleb and Rushdiah Mahayni.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Oregon State University, 1966. Master of Urban Planning, University Oregon, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, University Washington, 1972.

    Career

    • Civil engineer Eugene (Oregon) Water and Electric Board, 1966-1969. Assistant professor urban planning University Rhode Island, Kingston, 1973-1977, associate professor, 1977-1979. Technical coordinator Makkah (Saudi Arabia) Region Planning Project, 1983-1986.

      Professor, chairperson Iowa State University, Ames, 1979-1983, 96—, professor, since 1979. Consultant Rhode Island Department Health, Providence, 1975, Rhode Island department Social Services, Providence, 1976, Brookhaven National Lab, New York City, 1977, Oak Ridge (Tennessee) National Laboratory, 1993-1994, Ames (Iowa) National Laboratory, 1993.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.

    Membership

    Chairman Rhode Island Festival of the Arts, Kingston, 1977, History Preservation Commission, Ames, 1988-1992. Member Ames Planning and Zoning Commission, since 1998. Fellow American Institute Certified Planners.

    Member American Planning Association, Phi Beta Delta.

    Connections

    • Married Fatina Mahayni, July 28, 1981. Children: Basil, Tamim.
    • father: Ghaleb Mahayni
    • mother: Rushdiah Mahayni
    • spouse: Fatina Mahayni
    • children: Basil Mahayni
    • Tamim Mahayni
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    Born May 6, 1942
    (age 75)
    Nationality
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    • 1966
      Oregon State University
    • 1969
      University Oregon
    • 1972
      University Washington
    • 1966 - 1969
      Civil engineer, Eugene (Oregon) Water and Electric Board
    • 1973 - 1977
      assistant, professor urban planning University Rhode Island
      Kingston, Jamaica
    • 1979 - 1983
      professor
      Ames, Iowa, United States
    • 1983 - 1986
      technical coordinator, Makkah (Saudi Arabia) Region Planning Project
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