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Riad Ghaleb Mahayni

urban planning educator

Riad Ghaleb Mahayni, Syrian, Jamaican, American 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. Member American Planning Association, American Institute Certified Planners, Urban Affairs Association 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, U. Rhode Island, Kingston, 1973-1977;associate professor, U. Rhode Island, Kingston, 1977-1979;technical coordinator, Makkah (Saudi Arabia) Region Planning Project, 1983-1986;professor, chairperson, Iowa State University, Ames, 1979-1983, 96-;professor, Iowa State University, Ames, since 1979. Consultant Rhode Island Department Health, Providence, 1975, Rhode Island department Social Superior vena cava syndrome, 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. Member American Planning Association, American Institute Certified Planners, Urban Affairs Association 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