Nizar Assi joined Birzeit University in 2019 as a full-time faculty member in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Birzeit University, Palestine. He obtained his B.S. degree from Birzeit University, and completed his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees at KFUPM, KSA. His main teaching interest in structural engineering while interested in teaching elementary courses such as statics and mechanics of materials. In addition, Dr. Assi has numerous journal and conference publications in the areas of structural engineering including finite element analysis, composite structures, strengthening and rehabilitation of concrete structures.