Dr Kamalain Shaath is the current president of the Islamic University of Gaza (IUG). He has a Ph.D. degree in civil engineering. Prior to his current position, he was a professor at the Civil Engineering department at the same university. He received his Ph.D. from The University of Leeds in UK, M.Sc. from USA and B.Sc. from Cairo University, Egypt, all in Civil Engineering. Prior joining IUG, he used to work at An-Najah National University as Instructor and Assistant Professor.