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Our Team
Dr. Salah Altoubat is an Associate Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Coordinator of the Sustainable Construction Materials and Structural Systems Research Group at the University of Sharjah. He received his BSc (1987) from Yarmouk University, Jordan, his MSc (1990) from Jordan University of Science and Technology, and his Ph.D (2000) in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA. He has industrial and academic experience in North America and in the Middle East. His expertise spans materials engineering, structural engineering and civil engineering infrastructure. He won a number of teaching, research and professional service awards.  Dr. Altoubat is a recipient of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Wason Award for the most meritorious paper. Prior to joining the UoS, he was a senior research associate at W. R. Grace, Cambridge, USA. He also worked as post-doctoral research associate (2000-2001) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, and as a material and structural engineer (1990-1994) at the Arab Center for Engineering Studies, Jordan.  He has published more than 55 peer reviewed articles and he is a co-inventor of two USA Patents that lead to a commercial product. He has been serving in a number of editorial/technical committees for international journals, conferences and professional societies. His current research interest includes durability aspects and sustainability of concrete structures; structural applications of concrete composites; high performance fiber composites and concrete technology; Rehabilitation and retrofitting of structures.  


Contact Details:
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Sharjah
P.O. Box 27272
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates  

Phone:   +971 6 5050912
Fax:        +971 6 5585173
Email:    saltoubat@sharjah.ac.ae
Web: http://www.sharjah.ac.ae/en/academics/Colleges/eng/dept/ced/Pages/ppl.aspx


 

Prof. Mohamed Maalej is a Professor and Acting Dean of the College of Engineering at University of Sharjah (UoS), where he had previously served as Chairman of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE)​ (2015), Vice Dean and Acting Dean of the College of Engineering (2007-2013).  Prior to joining the UoS, he served as a Faculty Member of the CEE Department at the National University of Singapore for 7 years (1999-2006).  He also worked within the Canadian Network of Centres of Excellence on Intelligent Sensing for Innovative Structure (ISIS Canada) at the University of Toronto, Ontario, as a Postdoctoral Fellow from 1996 to 1999. His research interests are in the areas of high performance fiber cementitious composites and their structural applications.  His research publications include 51 articles in international refereed journals, 33 conference articles/presentations, 2 books/book chapters, and one Patent.


Contact Details:
Prof. Mohamed Maalej,
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering,
College of Engineering, University of Sharjah.

Tel: +971 6 5053911
Fax: +971 6 558 5191
Email: mmaalej@sharjah.ac.ae
Web: http://www.sharjah.ac.ae/en/academics/Colleges/eng/dept/ced/Pages/ppl.aspx



Samer Barakat is a Professor of Structural Engineering in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at University of Sharjah (UoS). He received his BSc (1984) in Civil Engineering from Yarmouk University, his MSc (1989) in Structural Engineering from the Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST), and his PhD (1994) in Structural Engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder, USA.  Prior to joining the UoS in 2000, he served as a Faculty Member of the CEE Department at JUST for many years (1994-2007). His research interests are in the areas of structural Mechanics; structural reliability and reliability-based design and optimization; composite materials and retrofitting of structures; neural networks and structural control.  His research publications include 40 articles in international refereed journals, 33 conference articles/presentations.  

Contact Details:
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
University of Sharjah
P.O. Box 27272
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates  

Phone: +971 6 5050958
Fax: +971 6 558 5173
Email: sbarakat@sharjah.ac.ae
Web: http://www.sharjah.ac.ae/en/academics/Colleges/eng/dept/ced/Pages/ppl.aspx



Dr. Maher Omar is an Associate Professor of Geotechnical Engineering and Chairman of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the University of Sharjah. He is an accomplished researcher who over the years kept a sustained record of scholarship and has been an author/co-author of more than 70 publications. He earned his BSc (1990), MSc (1992), and PhD (1995) degrees from Southern Illinois University, USA.  Dr. Maher has received numerous awards for research and teaching excellence and recently the recipient of University of Sharjah outstanding community service award for faculty. His research interests include Soil Stabilization using Synthetic Fibers, Landfill Analysis & Design, Soil Remediation, Soil Liquefaction, Machine Foundation, Sustainable Development, and Engineering Education. 

Contact Details:
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering,
University of Sharjah,
P.O. Box  27272,
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Phone: +971-6-5050920
Fax: +971-6-5585173
Email: momar@sharjah.ac.ae Web: http://www.sharjah.ac.ae/en/academics/Colleges/eng/dept/ced/Pages/ppl_detail.aspx?mcid=2



Dr. Moussa Leblouba is an Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering at the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the University of Sharjah. He earned his BEng degree (2005) from the High National School of Public Works, Algeria, and his PhD (2009) degree from the Technical University of Civil Engineering, Bucharest, Romania.  Dr. Moussa has successfully supervised MSc and PhD students from different institutions and has authored and co-authored several publications in the area of Earthquake Engineering. His research interests include vibration isolation of structures, Performance-Based Seismic Design numerical modeling of structures and structural systems.

Contact Details:
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering,
University of Sharjah,
P.O. Box  27272,
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Phone: +971-6-5050925
Fax: +971-6-52879209
Email: mleblouba@sharjah.ac.ae
Web: http://www.sharjah.ac.ae/en/academics/Colleges/eng/dept/ced/Pages/ppl_detail.aspx?mcid=14



Waleed Zeiada is an assistant professor of Pavement Engineering in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. He received his BSc (1999) and MSc (2004) in Civil Engineering from Mansoura University, Egypt and his PhD (2012) from the Arizona State University, USA. He has served as a reviewer in major international pavement and material journals. Currently, Dr. Zeiada is a young member of the TRB AFK-40 committee and an associate member of the Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists. He has participated in various service activities for his profession including technical, scientific, and conference committees. Dr. Zeiada has been participating directly and indirectly in many international research projects in the areas of pavement analysis and design, advanced material characterization, sustainable pavement strategies, and pavement performance and rehabilitation. Dr. Zeiada has published 50 technical papers in respected peer review journals, peer reviewed technical conferences, and technical reports.


Contact Details:
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Sharjah
P.O. Box 27272
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates  

Phone:   +971 6 5050950
Fax:       +971 6 5585173
Email:    wzeiada@sharjah.ac.ae
Web:     http://www.sharjah.ac.ae/en/academics/Colleges/eng/dept/ced/Pages/ppl_detail.aspx?mcid=15



Dr. M. Talha Junaid, is an Assistant Professor of Materials and Structural Engineering in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at the College of Engineering, University of Sharjah (UoS). He received his BE (2000) in Civil Engineering from NED University, his ME (2005) in Structural engineering from the Asian Institute of Technology, and his PhD (2015) in Civil Engineering from the University of New South Wales, Australia. He has research and teaching experience in several universities including, University of New South Wales, University of Sharjah,  the American University of Sharjah and the Asian Institute to Technology. His research interests include Low Carbon Cementitious Materials, Advance Concrete Materials, Geopolymer Concrete and Computer Applications to Structural Engineering.

Contact Details:
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
University of Sharjah
P.O. Box 27272
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates  

Phone: +971 5050904
Fax: +971 6 558 5173
Email: mjunaid@sharjah.ac.ae
Web: http://www.sharjah.ac.ae/en/academics/Colleges/eng/dept/ced/Pages/ppl.aspx


 

Dr. Senthilkumar Venkatachalam has been working as an Assistant Professor in the department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of Sharjah Since Feb 2014. Prior to that, he worked in Academia, Research and Industry at various capacities; he worked as a Senior Lecturer in the School of Construction Economics and Management, in Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment at University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa; senior lecturer at CCE, Oman, senior project officer at IIT Madras, involved in design Interface coordination at Delhi International Airport Limited. He completed doctoral research in the area of Construction Engineering and Management from Indian Institute of Technology (Madras), India. His master degree is in Structural Engineering and a bachelor degree in Civil Engineering. Senthilkumar has wide range of teaching, research and industrial experiences. At present, he teaches and conducts research in the area of Construction Engineering and Management. His specific research focus includes Planning Design Phases of Infrastructure Projects, Policy and Decision Making in Infrastructure Developmental Projects and BIM & Other ICT Applications and Automation in Construction. Senthilkumar has number of international journal and conference publications in the area of construction engineering and design management. He is a member of various professional bodies and is actively involving in many professional activities. He is also acting as a reviewer for related Journals and Conferences in the area of construction engineering and management around the world. 


Contact Details:
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
University of Sharjah
P.O. Box 27272
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates  

Phone: +971 5050954
Fax: +971 6 558 5173
Email: svenkat@sharjah.ac.ae
Web: http://www.sharjah.ac.ae/en/academics/Colleges/eng/dept/ced/Pages/ppl.aspx