Sherif Awad

Sherif Awad

Morganville, NJ, US



Education                                                                                                                                     _

New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), NY, New York

Candidate for a Bachelor of Architecture degree, December 2018 

Overall GPA: 3.8/4.00                                                                                                                     


Academic Experience                                                                                                                        

Building construction 1&2                               Fall 2014

  • Designed a wood framing house with detailed drawings 
  • Illustrated the different curtain wall systems via detailed drawings 
  • Designed a steel frame building
  • Studied different concrete types, admixtures and strength 


Visualization 3                                                   Fall 2015

  • Chose Tadao Ando, 4 by 4 house as a  precedent analysis
  • Used Rhino to create a 3D model, Vray for the renderings and Illustrator for all diagrams 

Work Experience

IT Assistance (NYIT)                                                            March 2014 - Present

  • Fixed plotters, printers and computers that were not working in the architecture department
  • Regular check up on all types of printing machines to make sure they work properly


SARA Corp. (Cosmetics Company), AL-Khobar, Saudi Arabia                 May 2012 - May 2013   


  • Educated consumers about a variety of cosmetic products through store displays, info sessions and demonstrations



Design Concept (Saudi Arabia, May 15th - July 30th , 2015)


  • Interned in summer 2015 in an architectural office that consists of 15-20 employee
  • Designed a residential complex, mosque and a private villa using Revit and Auto cad. 
  • Worked next to structural engineers to learn how they start and finish designing the structure system of a give project 


Pharos Co. (Egypt, August 1st - September 1st , 2015)

  • Interned in summer 2015 in a construction firm. Spent most of the time in site for a new mix use building consisting of 15 floors and 200 apartments in total. 
  • Worked side by side with structure and civil engineers, to learn how to work with contractors and in site employees



Computer:  Auto-cad, Revit, Rhino, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Illustrator

Language: English, Arabic, French 


Volunteer work 


PS80 Thurgood Marshall Magnet Elementary School, Queens, NY

(February-May 2015)

  • Designed an after school program with fifth graders using architectural design elements, Identified a suitable site to host the program and designed a website for the after school program.  This project was designed to encourage youth to pursue STEM career fields.


Habitat for Humanity

- Helped install roof shingles and constructed an exterior brick wall 


Leadership and Honors                                                                                                              _

Society of Leadership and Success, Member                                   December 2013 - present

NYIT presidential honor list, Member                                                May 2013 - present 

Tau Kappa Epsilon, Candidate                                                          November 2014 - present

Golden key International Honor Society, Member                             January 2015 - present


New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), Manhattan, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2013 - current


Golden Key Honour society, Honorable Mention