Dr. Magdi Mohamed El-Emam | American University of Sharjah

Profile

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.

Education

PhD, Civil Engineering/geotechnical Engineering, Queens University, Canada, 2003
MS, Civil Engineering/ Geotechnical Engineering, Zagazig University, Egypt, 1994
BS, Civil Engineering, Zagazig University, Egypt, 1989

Professional experience

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

Memberships

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