Islam M. Ezz El-Arab is a Professor at the Structural Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Tanta University. He obtained his B.Sc. in Civil Engineering and M.Sc. in Structural Engineering from Tanta University, 1998 and 2002, respectively. He completed his Ph.D. in Earthquake Engineering, 2007. He has published more than 25 papers and two international books in reputed journals and has been serving as an editorial board member of repute.
Ezz El-Arab is classified as consultant Engineer in reinforcement concrete structures in Egypt and KSA. He participated as structural designer, reviewer, , and Construction Consultation of the tall buildings, Colleges, Shopping Complexes, Hospitals, and security buildings by considering the Structural requirements and adequate construct able systems to complete the projects within allocated budget and time schedule. Ezz El-Arab founder INGAZ, IVE consultant bureau established at 2007 as structural consultant specialist in structural assessment, strengthening, rehabilitation of existing buildings, and value engineering.
Islam M. Ezz El-Arab(Research Area)
His research interests are Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, Assessment of Existing Structures and precast structures. Experimental Testing of Small and Full-Scale Structures.
Adolfo B. Matamoros is the Peter T. Flawn Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Texas at San Antonio, where he joined the faculty in 2014. Prior to UTSA, he worked for 15 years at the University of Kansas, in Lawrence, KS where he held the titles of Professor, Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies, and Director of Laboratories. He received his MS and PhD degrees in civil engineering for the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1994 and 1999, respectively, and the degree of Licenciado from the University of Costa Rica, in 1989.
Professor Matamoros is a Licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Texas, and is active in multiple professional organizations including the American Concrete Institute, the American Society of Civil Engineers, and the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute.
Adolfo Matamoros(Research Area)
He has chaired national technical committees such as the joint ACI/ASCE Committee 408 on Bond and Development of Reinforcement, and the ACI 423-445 ad-Hoc Committee on shear/anchorage failure in end regions of prestressed members. He is a voting member of ACI Committees 374, Seismic Resistant Design, 341, Earthquake-Resistant Concrete Bridges, 369, Seismic Repair and Rehabilitation, and 445, Shear and Torsion.
Dr. RUIZ has completed the PhD at the age of 47 years from Universidad Tecnica Jose Antonio Echeverria in Havana, Cuba; and postdoctoral studies from Dresden University in Germany and Universidad de Alcala de Henares in Spain. She is architect, Master in Construction Sciences, Doctor in Technical Sciences and General Director of Research at Universidad Internacional del Ecuador. She has published more than 30 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editorial board member of repute.
Lourdes Ruiz(Research Area)
Her research field comprise of Environmental Impact, Tourist Facilities, Coastal Ecosystems, Building Technology and Construction.
Dr. Eiki Yamaguchi has earned Ph.D. at Purdue University, USA. He is currently Professor,
Department of Civil Engineering, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan. He has published
more than 100 papers and serves as editorial board members of Journal of Constructional Steel
Research and International Journal of Advanced Steel Construction as well as international
advisory committee members of several international conferences.
Eiki Yamaguchi(Research Area)
His expertise includes applied/structural mechanics, steel structures and bridges.
Massimiliano Nastri has achieved Ph.D. in Technical Innovation and Architectural Design (1999), a Research Grant (1999-2000) and a Post-Doctoral degree (2000-2002). Assistant Professor in Technology of Architecture since 2005, he develops his own scientific activity with reference to scientific publications and to technical consultant activities related to innovative executive design methods and strategies and to advanced building structures and envelopes.
Massimiliano Nastri(Research Area)
his research works are related to innovative executive design methods and strategies and to advanced building structures and envelopes.
Sherif A. Mourad is a Professor at the Structural Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University. He obtained his B.Sc. in Civil Engineering and M.Sc. in Structural Engineering from Cairo University, 1984 and 1987, respectively. He completed his Ph.D. in Engineering 1990 from the University of California, Irvine, USA. He was the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, 2012-2016, and Vice Dean for Graduate Studies and Research, 2009-2012. Prof. Mourad has published more than 120 technical papers in international and local journals as well as proceedings of local and international conferences. He has participated in the supervision of 68 M.Sc. thesis as well as 22 Ph.D. dissertations that were awarded at Cairo University, in addition to supervision at other schools and universities.
Sherif A. Mourad(Research Area)
His research interests are Steel Structures, Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, Assessment of Existing Structures and Monuments, Experimental Testing of Small and Full-Scale Structures
Mariaenrica Frigione received her Ph.D. in Polymer Science and Technology at Loughborough University, U.K., in 1997. She joined University of Salento in 1997 as Lecturer and in 2001 as Associate Professor. From 2013, she is Vice-Rector of University of Salento for Technical Scientific Area and Delegate of the Rector for Internationalization. She is the Leader of Materials and Technologies for Constructions and Cultural Heritage research group, keeping scientific collaborations with Italian and International Universities, Research Centres and Companies. She is co-author of three international patents on organic-inorganic hybrids, the license of two of them was sold to an Italian Company. She is author/co-author of around 100 papers published on International indexed Journals and of 12 invited book chapters. She is a member of the Editorial Board of ASCE Journal of Composite for Constructions. From 2018 she is the Secretary of ICPIC - International Congress of Polymers in Concrete Association (Board of Directors Member in the sub-committee of International Exchange since 2013).
Mariaenrica Frigione(Research Area)
Her Research interest covers Materials and Technologies for Constructions and Cultural Heritage, organic-inorganic hybrids,Environmental conditions, FRP for Constructions.
Prof. Dr. Huseyin Gokcekus was born on 23 December 1960 in Nicosia, Cyprus. He graduated from the Department of Geological Engineering in the Faculty of Sciences at Ankara University in 1982, and completed his Ph.D. studies at Middle East Technical University in 1990. He has already published 80 articles that focus on water problems, the environment, earthquakes, tourism and education: most of them being in English, and has conducted the editorial position of many books. Prof. Dr. Gokcekus is a member of several national and international scientific foundations and institutions. He has twice obtained Cyprus-American Scholarship Program Short Term Training Grants given by the USA - Cyprus Fulbright Commission; one of them being on Environmental Assessment of Abandoned Mine Sites, and the other being on Integrated Water Resources Management.
He was elected for membership of the Higher Education Planning, Evaluation, Accreditation and Coordination Council (YÃ–DAK) on 25 October 2010 and appointed for a term of 4 years.
Huseyin Gokcekus(Research Area)
His fields of research are wastewater reuse, groundwater recharge, energy recovery from sludge, and transboundary water transport.
Dr. Rais Ahmad is an Associate Professor in the Civil Engineering and Construction Management Department at California State University, Northridge (CSUN). He obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Arizona. His research interests are in Advanced Material Behavior, Wave Propagation and Non-destructive Testing (NDT), Earthquake Engineering, Steel and Concrete Design. His fields of research are Acoustic Modeling, Wave Propagation and Blast Loading Analysis. Dr. Ahmad authored more than 40 papers in journals, conference proceedings etc. Dr. Ahmad is a licenced Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the states of California and North Carolina, USA. Dr. Ahmad is the ASCE-CSUN Faculty Advisor.
Rais Ahmad(Research Area)
His research interests are in the fields of Acoustic Modeling, Wave Propagation and Blast Loading Analysis.
Piero Colajanni is Associate Professor of Structural Engineering at the DICAM, University of Palermo. He has his MsC in Civil Engineering (1990), and PhD. in Structural Engineering (1995) at Palermo University. In 1996 was visiting assistant Professor at Florida Atlantic University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, researcher of Engineering and Solid Mechanics in 1997, and Associate Professor in Structural Engineering in 2001 at University of Messina. In 2013 moved to University of Palermo, where nowadays teaches Building Structural Analysis and Design, and Seismic Design of Buildings. He was promoter and president of the scientific committee of Master in Seismic Engineering at University of Messina in 2003 and 2006. Author of more than 150 papers on international and national journals, and conference proceedings.
Piero Colajanni(Research Area)
The research activities include in the fields of Structural Engineering and Seismic Engineering, focused of Procedure for Seismic Design, Vulnerability Assessment and Retrofitting of Buildings, the use of innovative devices and materials for seismic protection of new and existing structure and design of Hybrid Steel Truss Concrete Beams.
After completing his BSc and MSc in Bogazici University Civil Engineering Department, Ekin Ozer completed his PhD in Columbia University, Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics. After working with Novum Structures specialized in steel and glass components and cladding systems, currently, he is with Middle East Technical University as an assistant professor.
Ekin Ozer(Research Area)
His work constituted the first crowdsourcing examples in vibration-based structural health monitoring field and produced numerous international journal publications scoping sensor technologies and smart structures.
Ali Kaveh was born in 1948 in Tabriz, Iran. After graduation from the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Tabriz in 1969, he continued his studies on Structures at Imperial College of Science and Technology at London University, and received his M.Sc., DIC and Ph.D. degrees in 1970 and 1974, respectively. He then joined the Iran University of Science and Technology. Professor Kaveh is the author of 600 papers published in international journals and 150 papers presented at national and international conferences. He has authored 23 books in Persian and 10 books in English published by Wiley, Research Studies Press, American Mechanical Society and Springer. Professor Kaveh is the fellow of the Iranian Academy of Sciences, World Academy of Science, and European Academy of Sciences and Arts.
Ali Kaveh(Research Area)
His research interest includes Optimal analysis and design of structures, Graph Theoretical Approaches to Matrix Analysis of Structures.
Dr. Mohamed Abdel Kader Ismail is currently working as an Associate Professor at Civil and Construction Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering and Science, Curtin University Malaysia, Sarawak, Malaysia. He received his B. Sc. and M. Sc. Degrees from Alexandria University, Egypt in 1991 and 1996, respectively and his PhD from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore in 2003. Dr. Ismail teaches undergraduate courses in Civil Engineering Materials, Concrete Technology, Engineering Mechanics, Reinforced Concrete Structural Design, Engineering and Environmental Principles and Theories, Construction Management, Concrete Laboratory. For graduate students, he teaches courses in Advanced Concrete Technology. Dr. Ismail has extensive teaching and research experiences over 22 years in Canada, South Korea, Malaysia, Egypt and Japan. He also had broad experience at Engineering Consultancies and oil & gas firms. Dr. Ismail published more than 100 papers in referred journals and International conferences and 5 Books. He served as a reviewer for many International journals, editorial board member of few journals and Editor-in-chief of Challenge journal of Concrete Research Letters (CJCRL). He is a member of ASCE and EES and a Professional Engineer of APEGA-Canada.
Mohamed Abdel Kader Ismail(Research Area)
His research work includes concrete technology, smart materials in construction, High Performance concrete, durability of concrete, NDT, Arc thermal metal spray technology, Sustainable building materials and protection methods of Reinforced Concrete structures.
Dr Konstantinos (Kostas) Daniel Tsavdaridis is Associate Professor of Structural Engineering and Leader of the Materials and Structures Theme in the School of Civil Engineering at the University of Leeds. He is a Chartered Engineer (CEng & EUR ING) and Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers (FICE), and a Member of the Institution of Structural Engineers (MIStructE). He is engaged in teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, industrial consultant and leading an active steel and composite structures research group
Konstantinos Daniel Tsavdaridis (Research Area)
His research expertise is in structural product development that embraces resilience and sustainability; particularly the development of innovative seismic-resistant design of connections, testing large and full-scale specimens and using advanced modelling techniques. Dr Tsavdaridis has published more than 100 scientific articles, journal publications, technical reports and international conference papers. He is an active member of the fib (CEB-FIP COM 7) and the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS) while working for standardisation and development of design guidelines and specifications.
Prof. Ing. Pavel Kovar is a full time professor in the Department of Land Use and Improvement at Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague since 2011. His subject areas have been modelling of hydrological processes - focused on water balance and hydrological extremes, use of biotechnical methods in land and water management, modelling of land use changes and their impact on water regimes. He has been an active member at IHP UNESCO, ICID, IAHS, Scientific Council of FES CULS Prague, Soil and Water Institute Prague, Director of International Courses "Water Disaster Prevention", Editorial Board Journal of Soil and Water Research.
Pavel Kovar(Research Area)
His research topics are impact of land use changes on water regime on catchment, Change of water balance components in extreme hydrological situations, Simulation of floods/drought scenarios in rainfall-runoff relationship.
Dr. Amimul Ahsan is an adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Civil and Construction Engineering, Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia and Associate Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, Uttara University, Dhaka 1230, Bangladesh. Dr. Ahsan received a PhD in Civil Engineering from the University of Fukui, Japan and he has more than 11 years of research, teaching and industrial experiences. He is involved with a number of collaborative research projects in different countries, e.g. University of Fukui, Japan; Western Sydney University, Australia; University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia; Khulna University of Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh & Swinburne University of Technology, Australia. He has published extensively in Water and Environmental Engineering including 8 books, 11 book chapters and over 124 journal articles (mostly ISI/Scopus).
Amimul Ahsan (Research Area)
He specializes in Water and Environmental Engineering, e.g. water and wastewater treatments, groundwater, solar desalination, landfill leachate, rainwater and solid waste management.
Mr. Nirmalendu Bandyopadhyay is a Freelance Consulting Engineer providing design (FEED) and PMC services to various international companies in oil, gas, power, hydrocarbon processing and other industrial plant EPC projects with over 48 years of experience in Handling Multidisciplinary projects.He has been working with organisation like international Organizations like ABB Lummus Global Engineering, Gas Services International Pte Ltd , Iran Power Plant Projects Management Co Ltd , during the last 48 years in India, Africa , Middle East Gulf and Asia Pacific Countries. His expertise include handling of major EPCM projects related to onshore and offshore field development , thermal recovery of heavy crude oil / oil sands by In situ thermal combustion/SAGD and CSS technologies. He has worked on mega floating production systems like FPSO, FSO,FLNG , MODU , cross country pipelines with pump and compressor stations , SCADA systems for controlling product movement through long distance pipelines , crude oil refinery and gas processing plants (LNG,GTL,CTL,CNG etc) , thermal power plants (GT,ST,CCPP), mining and mineral processing plants, integrated iron & steel plants from FEED stage to project delivery involving multidisciplinary Engineering functions in multicultural environment.
Nirmalendu Bandyopadhyay(Research Area)
His research areas have been related to oil & gas , all types of power , integrated iron & steel , mining and mineral processing plants, municipal utilities and various infrastructure facilities in India and other countries across the continents.
M.Manikandan is the Sr. Structural Engineer at Gulf Consult-Kuwait with responsibility for Designing and Construction Consultation of the tall buildings, Colleges, Shopping Complexes, Multi story Car Parks, Hospitals, Bridges and Deep Underground structures by considering the Structural requirements and adequate construct able systems to complete the projects within allocated budget and time schedule. Prior to joining Gulf Consult-Kuwait, he has worked as Structural Engineer at several companies, including RECAFCO-Kuwait, SAEED HADI ALDOOSARY EST-Saudi Arabia, Where he has completed many Precast Structures and treatment plant including the deep underground structures with heavy equipment. Notable he is in the construction industry since past 15 years and has completed many land mark projects in Kuwait as well in Saudi. He is pursuing PhD in Risk Management in International Construction Projects as an External Part time researcher with Vels University Chennai-India and expected completion on end of 2015 and He has been received Civil Engineering Degree from Kamraj University Madurai-India on April, 2000 following that he has received MBA in Project Management from Sikkim Manipal University-India in 2012.
Manikandan Muthiah(Research Area)
Designing and construction consultation of the tall buildings, colleges, shopping complexes, Multistory car parks, hospitals, bridges and deep underground structures.
Dr. Nihad Bahaaldeen Salih obtained his BSc degree in Civil Engineering from Tikrit University, Iraq, in 1996 and MSc degree in Geotechnical Engineering from University of Technology, Baghdad, Iraq, in 2003, and his PhD in Geotechnical Engineering from Brunel University-London, UK, in 2013. He was affiliated as Faculty in the Irrigation Engineering Department, University of Sulaimani, Kurdistan Region of Iraq from 2003 onwards. His research interests include experimental investigations on the mechanical behavior of problematic soils and rocks, soil stabilization, dams foundation issues, shallow and deep foundations issues, and theoretical study and correlations of the geotechnical properties of soils for Kurdistan of Iraq soils. He has participated in a large number of Civil Engineering projects in Kurdistan Region of Iraq. In addition, he is a head of two engineering departments (Irrigation and Chemical) in the College of Engineering at the University of Sulaimani in Kurdistan Region of Iraq and an adjunct professor in the American University of Iraq- Sulaimani (AUIS) since January 2014.
Nihad Bahaaldeen Salih(Research Area)
His research interests include experimental investigations on the mechanical behavior of problematic soils and rocks, soil stabilization, dams foundation issues, shallow and deep foundations issues, and theoretical study and correlations of the geotechnical properties of soils for Kurdistan of Iraq soils.
Bhatia G.S. has completed his B.E. in Civil Engineering from Panjab University, Chandigarh & M.Tech in Civil Engineering with specialization in Nuclear Engineering from Homi Bhabha National Institute, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai. He has worked with Larsen & Toubro Constructions, one of the most reputed contractors of India before joining Department of Atomic Energy, where he is currently deputed as a Scientific Officer in Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited. He has vast experience related to Concrete Technology, Geotechnical Investigations & Ground Improvement Techniques.
Gurpreet S. Bhatia(Research Area)
His research area is Concrete Technology, Geotechnical Investigations & Ground Improvement Techniques.
Shazim Ali Memon holds a PhD in Civil and Architectural Engineering from City University of Hong Kong. He has spent more than 16 years working with the Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Shenzhen University, China, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan, National University of Sciences and Technology, Pakistan, the Asian Center for Engineering Computations and Software, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand and Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan. He was nominated as Technical expert (Civil Engineering) in Prime Minister of Pakistan Inspection Committee. Prof. Memon has recently received Research Productivity Award (2016-17) announced by Pakistan Council for Science and Technology and is the only Civil engineer of Pakistan whose name appears in this list. He is the recipient of Gold Medal from Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan and has received several awards including Outstanding Academic Performance award, The college of Science and Engineering student Research Excellence award, Chow Yei Ching School of Graduate studies scholarship etc. As far as his research is concerned, he has an impressive SCI Journal Publication record of 58 Journal articles having a cumulative impact factor of over 165. His work on the development of structural-functional integrated concrete for thermal energy storage is a novel and innovative research work with high scientific esteem and valuable contribution to environment. Currently, he is an active peer reviewer of Cement and Concrete Composites, Construction and Building Materials, Materials and Design, ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, Applied Energy, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Energy and Buildings, Journal of Energy Research, Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology etc.
Shazim Ali Memon(Research Area)
Dr. Memon is known worldwide for his pioneering work on the environmental friendly utilization of agricultural and industrial waste ashes in self compacting sustainable concrete.
Dr. Raja Rizwan Hussain, PhD in Civil Engineering from University of Tokyo is currently an Associate Professor at King Saud University, Saudi Arabia. He has a versatile field experience as a Project Manager, Operations Manager and Sub-Divisional Officer in more than 100 projects. He has total 209 publications and 63 journal papers ISI.