Executive Vice President, Samsung C&T Corp
Based in Seoul, Abdelrazaq is Senior Executive Vice President at Samsung C & T Corporation where he heads the Highrise Building and Structural Engineering Divisions. He spent the first half of his career at SOM, where as an Associate Partner he worked on the structural design of Jin Mao Tower, Tower Palace III, and the Burj Khalifa, among other projects. Since joining Samsung, he has been involved in the design and construction planning of several Korean and international projects, including Samsung HQ office, the proposed 151-story Incheon Tower, 360 West, Mumbai, and Tanjong Pagar in Singapore. He has also held operational positions as Executive Project Director of the Lakhta Center in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Ahmad received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from the University of Texas at Austin. He served as an adjunct professor at IIT from 1990-2004 and since 2005 at Seoul National University where he teaches Tall Building Design.
The video begins with Ahmad Abdelrazaq''s lecture, followed by a brief dialogue with Museum Director Carol Willis, whose introduction to the webinar is included after the discussion.