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Associate Professor

Dr. Aymen Abdulmajeed Kayal


Dr Aymen Kayal is an Associate Professor of Operations and Technology in the Department of Management Management & Marketing. He received his Doctorate of Science degree in Engineering Management from George Washington University, and his BS and MS degrees in Industrial Engineering from Lamar University in Texas. Dr Kayal previously served as founder and board chairman of the Saudi Society for Technology Development & Transfer and as Deputy Director General of the Saudi Organization for Industrial Estates and Technology Zones.


PhD in Engineering Management, George Washington University, USA
Master of Industrial Engineering, College of Engineering, Lamar University, USA.
B.S. Industrial Engineering, College of Engineering, Lamar University, USA.


Management of Technology & Innovation
Technology Transfer
Management of R&D
Patents and Intellectual Property Rights
Production Management
Process Analyses
Quality Control
Supply Chain Management.

Recent Research

Kayal, Aymen, 2016, R&D Intensity: An Empirical Analysis of its Relation to the Structure of the Manufacturing Sector in OECD Countries. International Journal of Technology Management & Sustainable Development. Vol 15.1.

Kayal, Aymen, 2008, National Innovation Systems: A Proposed Framework for Developing Countries. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management. Vol. 8(1).

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