Dr. Waleed Alzamil is a faculty member in the Department of Urban Planning, King Saud University (KSU). He has PhD in Urban Planning & Environmental Policy (UPEP), Texas Southern University, United States of America in 2014. He has a Master of Community Planning (MCP) from University of Cincinnati (UC), United States of America in 2010. He has Master of Science (M.Sc.) as well as Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) with (Hons) in Urban Planning from King Saud University (KSU) in Saudi Arabia. He has been an adjunct instructor at the King Saud University (KSU) for a little more than six years. He has also been working in UC Community Design Center (CDC) in the field of Affordable Housing in Cincinnati Uptown, summer 2010. Waleed Alzamil is the author of one book entitled 'The Experiences of Governments in Dealing with Squatter Settlements' published by Lambert Academic Publishing (LAP), Germany, 2011. He holds an accreditation as an "Urban Planner" from Saudi Council of Engineers (SCE). He is a member of several professional organizations including American Planning Association (APA), Urban Affairs Association (UAA), and the Urban Land Institute (ULI). He participated in numerous seminars and training courses. His research interests include Housing and Human Settlements; Community Planning; Urban Planning and Environmental Policy.