Who Am I?

Dr. Mohammad Alsager Alzayed is an Assistant Professor of Industrial & Management Systems Engineering at Kuwait University. His research interests are in human factors and engineering education.

Academics have always been important to Dr. Alzayed from an early stage in his life. He graduated as the Valedictorian of his high school year from the American Creativity Academy of Kuwait where he also earned an International Baccalaureate diploma.

Dr. Alzayed received his BS Industrial Engineering (minor in Six Sigma) in 2016 from Penn State University with academic distinction where he also received the Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering Department Outstanding Senior Award, an award intended for a senior that displayed scholastic achievement, integrity, leadership and character, while maintaining a GPA that is in the top 10 percent of the graduating class.

Following his undergraduate studies, Dr. Alzayed pursued his graduate studies in Industrial Engineering at Penn State where he completed his MS (’17) and PhD (’20) degrees under a fellowship from Kuwait University. Dr. Alzayed was a member of both the BRITE lab and THRED group as a graduate student where he was co-advised by  Dr. Scarlett Miller and Dr. Chris McComb.

In the long run, Dr. Alzayed aspires to have a global impact on engineering education.