Dr. Yahya Alassaf (Construction Engineering, UCF) has been appointed as the new Dean of Engineering at the Northern Border University in Saudi Arabia.  NBU was established in 2008 and has 16 Colleges.  The University is the home of over 15,000 students with over two-thirds of them female. The College of Engineering at NBU has five departments and two ABET-accredited programs.  Dean Alassaf plans to introduce new graduate programs at the College and increase female enrollment.

While at UCF, Dr. Alassaf was the President of the Saudi Students Association.  Below are some pictures of Dean Alassaf while at UCF.

Dr. Yahya Alassaf with former UCF President John Hitt
Dr. Yahya Alassaf Addressing a gathering as the President of the Saudi Students Association
From left, Yahya Alassaf, Haluk Laman and Dr. Amr Oloufa (Adviser)