Dr. Shehab joined the CSULB Department of Civil Engineering and Construction Engineering Management in 2004. Prior to his appointment, he served as a postdoctoral fellow at Concordia University, Canada, and as a structural engineer and project manager. Dr. Shehab received his BSc in Civil Engineering and MSc in Construction Engineering and Management from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia, and his PhD in Construction Engineering and Management from Concordia University.

Dr. Shehab's research interests includes construction automation, intelligent systems, infrastructure facilities, decision support systems, and cost estimating. He is an author and co-author of many journal and refereed international conference papers, and holds a patent for inspection and rehabilitation of infrastructure facilities. Dr. Shehab is an active member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Construction Industry Institute (CII), Construction Specification Institute (CSI), and International Association of Engineers (IAENG). He is also a peer reviewer for many technical journals.