Mustapha Beydoun

VP & COO | Houston Advanced Research Center

Dr. Mustapha Beydoun is responsible for directing, administering, and coordinating the operations of HARC in support of the organization’s strategic and administrative goals. His research interests are in the areas of air quality, vehicle emissions, energy efficiency, and renewable energy.

Prior to joining HARC, Mustapha worked for Abu Dhabi Ports (in the UAE) from 2008 to 2016 where he led the environmental, health and safety, security, and regulations and compliance initiatives of the KIZAD mega-scale industrial development.

He previously worked at HARC from 2006 to 2008, managing air quality, hybrid truck technology, alternative fuel, solar, and energy efficiency projects. Mustapha has served as a faculty member in the urban planning programs at the University of Iowa and Texas Southern University. He holds a Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning from The Ohio State University and a B.A. from the University of Florida.