Rana Maya obtained her PhD in Construction Project Management (2009) with a specialization in Quality Management in Construction Projects. She has been a faculty member since 2010 and Head of the Internal Audit Department at Tishreen University in Syria. Rana has carried out several training courses, research project and consulting assignments in the field of quality management systems and project management at national and international levels. In doing so, she has monitored and evaluated performance on more than 350 projects in Syria and Germany. Today, Rana is a Certified Lead Auditor and management consultant for quality management systems, supervises students working on a master's thesis in construction and quality engineering and management and contributes to publications in refereed scientific journals at home and abroad.