Dr. Mohammad Hasan Mohammad AlHamaydeh | American University of Sharjah

Profile

College / Department

Teaching areas

Dr. AlHamaydeh teaches several courses in the structural engineering field at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Namely; Statics, Statics and Mechanics of Materials for Architecture, Structural Steel Design, Fundamentals of Structural Dynamics, Computer Methods in Structural Analysis and Design, at the undergraduate level. At the graduate level, he teaches Analysis and Design of Tall Buildings, as well as Structural Earthquake Engineering.

Research areas

Nonlinear Structural Dynamic Response Analysis and Modeling, Passive Control and Supplemental Damping Devices, Computer-Aided Design and Simulation, Nonlinear Finite Element Methods, Soil-Structure-Interaction, Structural Optimization, Experimental Analysis ofFull-Scale Structures as well as Components and Materials, Development of New Materials in Seismic Design and Retrofit, Fiber-Reinforced Concrete.

Education

PhD, Civil/structural Engineering, University of Southern California, United States, 2005
MS, Civil/structural Engineering, Jordan University of Science & Technology, Jordan, 1998
BS, Civil/structural Engineering, Jordan University of Science & Technology, Jordan, 1995

Professional experience

Professor, Civil Engineering (cve), American University of Sharjah (AUS), United Arab Emirates, 2019 - Present
Associate Professor, American University of Sharjah (AUS), United Arab Emirates, 2013 - 2019
Assistant Professor, American University of Sharjah (AUS), United Arab Emirates, 2008 - 2013
Structural Design Engineer, Coffman Engineers, Inc, CA, United States, 2005 - 2008
Teaching/research Assistant, University of Southern California, CA, United States, 1999 - 2003
Structural Engineering Intern, John A. Martin & Associates, Inc., CA, United States, 2002 - 2002
Structural Design Engineer, Omrania & Associates, Arch. & Consult. Engineers, Jordan, 1997 - 1999
Teaching/research Assistant, Jordan University of Science & Technology, Jordan, 1995 - 1998
Engineer-in-training, Ministry of Public Works & Housing, Jordan, 1996 - 1997
Junior Engineer, Cordoba Consulting Architects & Engineers, Jordan, 1995 - 1996

Memberships

Educator, American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA, May 2015
Associate Member, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), CA, USA, October 2005
Professional Member, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI), CA, USA, October 2005
Professional Member, SEAOC Analysis Methods Committee, CA, USA, January 2006 - March 2008
Professional Member, SEAOC Seismic Isolation/Damping Devices Committee, CA, USA, January 2006 - March 2008
Professional Member, SEAOC Seismology Committee, CA, USA, January 2006 - March 2008
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