Ibrahim Odeh received his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering with a concentration in Construction Management from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He also holds an MBA degree with an emphasis in Finance from Minnesota, USA. Odeh is currently working on studying the global construction industry with his team; the Global Leaders in Construction Management. The main objective of his group is to study the construction management applications, practices, and methods as well as major challenges facing the construction management team in running signature and unique projects internationally and studying as well comparing them to the local practices. Currently, he has on-going studies at several countries such as Italy, Cyprus, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Turkey, and Greece. He also teaches courses in the area of construction engineering and management at the department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science.