Profile

College / Department

Teaching areas

Engineering Mechanics, Structural Analysis and Design, Finite Element Method, Strengthening and Rehabilitation of Concrete Structures.

Research areas

Structural and Computational Mechanics; Finite Element Analysis; Seismic Analysis and Design of Hybrid Precast/Prestressed Concrete Frames and Walls;Composite Structures; Strengthening and Rehabilitation of Structures; Nonlinear Thermal Stress Analysis and Fire Performance of Structural Members.

Education

PhD, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee,Wisconsin, USA, 2005
MSCE, Bradley University, Peoria, USA, 2000
BSC, Birzeit University, Birzeit, Palestine, 1998

Professional experience

AREVA NP INC. (An AREVA and Siemens Company), Structural Engineer, VA, USA, 2006-2007
University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, Lecturer, WI, USA, 2005-2006
Milwaukee School of Engineering, Part time Lecturer, WI, 2003-2006
The Austin Company, Structural Engineer, IL, USA, 2000-2001

Memberships

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), American Concrete Institution (ACI), Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE), Prestressed/Precast Concrete Institute (PCI, • Member of International Institute for FRP in Construction (IIFC).
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