As an academic, I strongly believe in our responsibility in contributing to the community. As such, my current community involvement is in between four non-profit/professional organizations: Kappa Epsilon, the Institute of Industrial Engineers, Injaz, and the Kuwait Scientific Society.

Ambassador & Trainer

Faculty Advisor
Mentor

Below is a summarized list of my presentations, seminars, and workshops.

  1. Alsager Alzayed, M. Emotional intelligence in the workplace. Boubyan Bank Career Prime Program, Kuwait, March 2022.
  2. Alsager Alzayed, M. Psychological Safety & Effective Teamwork. Kappa Epsilon Journey Program, Kuwait, January 2022.
  3. Alsager Alzayed, M. Innovation Bootcamp. Kappa Epsilon Journey Program, Kuwait, January 2022.
  4. Alsager Alzayed, M. Design Thinking: A Gateway Towards Creativity & Innovation. Kuwait University Innovation Zone, Kuwait, December 2021.
  5. Alsager Alzayed, M. Design Thinking. Kappa Epsilon Lecture Series, Kuwait, September 2021.
  6. Alsager Alzayed, M. What is Industrial Engineering? Mostaqilla College of Engineering & Petroleum New Student Orientation, Alshaheed Park, Kuwait, August 2021.
  7. Alsager Alzayed, M. Rethinking CV Design: how can I  sell myself in 1-2 pages?, CPES Kuwait University, Virtual Presentation, June 2021.
  8. Alsager Alzayed, M. Transitioning from graduate student to professor during a pandemic, THRED Group, Virtual Presentation, March 2021.
  9. Alsager Alzayed, M. My experiences in the United States, Mostajed New Student Orientation, Virtual Presentation, October 2020.
  10. Alsager Alzayed, M. and Alkhanfar, T. How to design your CV?, Kuwaiti Student Association at Penn State, Virtual Workshop, September 2020.
  11. Alsager Alzayed, M., Empathically designing for the developing world in engineering design education. College of Engineering Research Symposium, Penn State, April 2019
  12. Alsager Alzayed, M. The role of empathy in humanitarian engineering projects. Guest Lecturer, Engineering Design 100, Penn State, March 2019
  13. Alsager Alzayed, M. Concept generation in the design process. Guest Lecturer, Engineering Design 100, Penn State, February 2019
  14. Alsager Alzayed, M., Concept selection in the design process. Guest Lecturer, Engineering Design 100, Penn State, February 2019
  15. Alsager Alzayed, M. The design of a communication system to identify and prevent work-related injuries in the construction industry. College of Engineering Research Symposium, Penn State, April 2018
  16. Alsager Alzayed, M. Six Sigma: A Business & Engineering Tool. The National Organization of Business and Engineering, Webinar, March 2018