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Prof.Salah Altoubat Chair of Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Academic RankProfessor

Specialization:

  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering (Concrete Materials and Structures), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,USA, 2000.

Research Interests:

  • Concrete Materials and Structures.

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Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, 2000. M.Sc., Structural Engineering, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan, 1990. B.Sc., Civil Engineering, Yarmouk University, Jordan, 1987.
ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS 10/2017-Present Professor of Civil Eng. University of Sharjah, UAE. 01/2011-10/2017 Associate Professor of Civil Eng. University of Sharjah, UAE. 9/2002-12/2010 Assistant Professor of Civil Eng. University of Sharjah, UAE. 01/2001-09/2001 Post-doctorate Research Associate, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA. 06/2004-08/2004 Visiting Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA. 06/2005-08/2005 Visiting Scholar W.R. Grace, USA. 06/2006-08/2006 Visiting Scholar W.R. Grace, USA. 06/2007-08/2007 Visiting Scholar W.R. Grace, USA. 08/1995-11/2000 Research Assistant, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA. SELECTED ADMINISTRATION APPOINTMENTS (Academic/Research) 2017-Present Chairman of Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Sharjah. 2010-2014 Coordinator, Master Program, Department of Civil and Env. Engineering, University of Sharjah, UAE. 2011-2013 Chair, College Research Committee, College of Engineering, University of Sharjah, UAE. 2008-2014 Member, Engineering College Council University of Sharjah, UAE. 2011-2013 Member, Faculty Affairs Committee, University of Sharjah, UAE. 2007-2014 Chair, Graduate and Research Committee, Department of Civil Engineering University of Sharjah, UAE. PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS 9/2001-9/2002 Senior Research Engineer W.R. Grace, Cambridge, USA. 6/1990-6/1994 Civil Engineer Arab Center for Engineering Studies,Amman, Jordan.
2013-Present: Cement and Concrete Composite Journal (Elseiver) Editorial Board, Member. 2005-Present: ACI-544 Fiber Reinforced Concrete, Member. 2005-Present: ACI-440 Fiber Reinforced Polymer, Member. 2010 4th International conference on Materials in Harsh Environment, AUS,Sharjah, UAE, Member of Technical Committee. 2005 4th Forum on Engineering Education (IFEE2006), UOS, Sharjah, UAE Member of Organizing Committee. 2007 MEDMA, Middle East Dry Mortar Association Member of Technical Committee. 2005-Present: Reviewer for American Concrete Institute Journals Reviewer. 2005-2013 Reviewer for ASCE Journals Reviewer. 2007 External Reviewer for American Concrete Institute technical Report on creep and shrinkage of concrete, External Reviewer. 2004 International workshop on fiber Reinforced concrete from theory to practice, Italy. Invited Participant.
Radhi Al Zubaidi; Samer Barakat; Salah Altoubat,”Effects of adding brass byproduct on the basic properties of concrete,” Construction and Building Materials Journal, Elsevier, 38 (2013) 236–241. Salah Altoubat and Deena Badran, “Shrinkage Cracking of self compacting concrete (SCC) with GGBS”, ACI- Special Publications, SP289, “Recent Advances in Concrete Technology and Sustainability, Issues, pp. 1-10, 2012. Salah Altoubat, Hussein Ousman, Samer Barakat, and Klaus-Alexander Rieder, ”Viability of synthetic Fibers to Replace Steel Wire Mesh in Composite Metal Decks Construction”, Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 471-472 (2011) pp 552-557, Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland. Samer Barakat and Salah Altoubat, “Concrete Welding Using Steel Fibers,” Engineering Structures Journal, Elsevier, (32), 2010, pp. 2065-2073. Salah Altoubat, “Effect of shrinkage reducing admixture on time-dependent pre-stress losses in pretensioned beams,” Jordan Journal of Civil Engineering, an International Refereed Research. Salah Altoubat, Ardavan Yazdanbakhsh, and Klaus-Alexander, Rieder, “ Shear Behavior of Macro-Synthetic Fiber Reinforced Concrete Beams without Stirrups,” ACI Materials Journal, Vol. 106, No. 4, July – August , 2009, pp. 381-389. Altoubat, S., Roesler, J, Lange, D., and Reider, K-A., “Simplified Pavement Design Method with Discrete fibers, “Construction and Building Materials Journal, Elseiver, (22), 2008, pp. 384-393. S. A. Altoubat, A. Yazdanbakhsh, and K.-A. Rieder, “Effect of Synthetic Macro-Fibers on Shear Behavior of Concrete Beams “, ACI- Special Publications, SP248, “Deflection and Stiffness Issues in FRC and Thin Structural Elements”, 2007, pp. 41-52. Roesler, J., Altoubat, S., Lange, D., Reider, K-A., Ulreich, G., “ Effects of synthetic fibers on structural behavior of concrete slabs on ground,” ACI Materials Journal, Vol 103, No.1, Jan-Feb, 2006, pp. 3-10. Roesler, J., Lange, D., Altoubat, S., Reider, K-A., Ulreich, G., “ Fracture of plain and fiber reinforced concrete slabs under monotonic loading,” ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol 16, No. 5, pp. 452-460, October, 2004. D’Ambrosia, M., Lange, D., Grasley, Z., Roesler, J., Lee, C., Altoubat, S., “ Instrumentation and Analysis of High-Performance Concrete Bridge Decks,” Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No.1914, Washington, D.C., 2005, pp. 85-96.
2013 Award of Teaching Excellence University of Sharjah. 2009 Award of Research Excellence University of Sharjah. 2003 ACI Wason Award for Most Meritorious paper, American Concrete Institute. 1983,1984,1985,1987 Academic Superiority Award Yarmouk University(Jordan). 1999 Conference Travel Award University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign, USA. 1997 Conference Travel Award American Ceramic Society 1994-2000 Graduate Research Scholarship University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign, USA.
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