College / Department

Teaching areas

Structural Mechanics, Structural Dynamics, Structural Analysis and Design of Steel and Concrete Structures, computational methods.

Research areas

Computer-aided analysis and design of structures, Earthquake engineering and structural dynamics and computational mechanics and materials


Post Doctoral Research Affiliate, Stanford University, CA, USA, 1990-1991.
Ph.D., Structural Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, CA, USA, 1989.
M.S., Civil Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA 1983.
B.Sc., Civil Engineering, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan, 1981

Professional experience

Associate Professor at the University of Qatar, Doha, Qatar (1997-2000)
Assistant/Associate Professor at the University of Khartoum, Sudan (1991-1997)
Consultant at Dar & Daywan Consultants, Khartoum, Sudan, (1992-1997)
Postdoctoral Research Affiliate at Stanford University, Stanford, USA (1990-1991)
Senior Software Engineer and Structural Analyst at PMB Engineering Systems, Bechtel Civil, San Francisco, USA, (1989-1990)


Registered Professional Engineer, Sudan. Member of the American Society for Civil Engineers(ASCE). Member of Board of Directors, International Society for Computing in Civil and Building Engineering (ISCCBE)
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