College / Department

Teaching areas

Geotechnical Engineering, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Computational Methods in Civil Engineering.

Research areas

Geosynthetics behaviors and its applications in Geotechnical Engineering, Static and seismic analysis of reinforced-soil retaining walls and embankments, Static and dynamic tests for soil properties and behaviors, Numerical and experimental modeling of Geomaterials and composites, Analysis, behaviors and testing methods of saturated and unsaturated soils.


PhD, Civil Engineering/Geotechnical Engineering, Queens University, Canada
MS, Civil Engineering/ Geotechnical Engineering, Zagazig University, Egypt
BS, Civil Engineering, Zagazig University, Egypt

Professional experience

Associate Professor at American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates(2014 - Present)
Assistant Professor at American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates(2006 - 2014)
Assistant Professor, at Zagazig University, Egypt(2003 - 2006)
Research Assistant at Royal Military College of Canada (RMCC), Canada(1997 - 2003)
Research / Teaching Assistant at Zagazig University, Egypt(1991 - 1997)
Construction and Design Engineer at ROSHDY CO. for General Contract & Trade Company, Egypt(1989 - 1993)


Geo-Institute of American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE), 2002 - present
Canadian Geotechnical Society (CGS), 2001 - present
International Geosynthetics Society (IGS)., 1998 - present
North American Geosynthetics Society (NAGS)., 1998 - present
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