Advances in Sustainable Construction Materials and Civil Infrastructure System
- Dr. Salah Altoubat received award for distinguished faculty members in research 2016/2017.
- Dr. Moussa Leblouba received the Sharjah Islamic Bank best award for distinguished research 2016/2017.
In response to the request from Directorate of Housing Sharjah Municipality, a seminar titled " Shear Strengthening / Retrofitting of Reinforced Concrete Beams using Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) was given by Dr Salah Al Toubat and Eng Abdul Saboor Karzad at Sharjah Municipality.
Dr. Altoubat invited to speak at the 2nd Raikar International Conference and Banthia-Basheer International Symposium on Sustainable Construction Materials and Structural Systems, in the honor of the two distinguished scholars Banthia and Basheer, in December 2015.
Dr. Altoubat has joined the technical committee for the 9th RILEM International Symposium on Fiber Reinforced Concrete, Vancouver, Canada, September 19-21, 2016.
Dr. Altoubat was invited to speak at the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Convention, Kansas City, MO, USA, on the Shear Strength of Macro Synthetic Fiber Reinforced Concrete Beams: Assessment and Applicability of Existing SFRC Models. April 2015.
Dr. Altoubat becomes a voting member of the ACI-544 committee for Fiber Reinforced Concrete (ACI 544).
Zeiada was interviewed by the International Road Federation (IRF) - Middle East & North Africa Chapter - as part of his participation at their regional congress and exhibition which took place in Dubai (October 29-30, 2017). Dr. Zeiada presented a research titled "Healing Based Approach for Perpetual Asphalt Pavement Design". The full interview can be checked here.