Prof. AHMED Y. ELGHAZOULI

 

POSITION

  • Professor of Structural Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Imperial College London, UK
  • Head of Structures Section, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Imperial College London, UK
  • Director of MSc Programme in Earthquake Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Imperial College London, UK
  • Chairman Elect of the Society for Earthquake and Civil Engineering Dynamics (SECED), UK
  • UK National Delegate of the International Association of Earthquake Engineering (EAEE)
  • UK National Delegate of the European Association of Earthquake Engineering (EAEE)

EDUCATION

  • Imperial College, University of London (UK), PhD Civil Engineering, 1992
  • Imperial College, University of London (UK), MSc/DIC Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics (Distinction), 1988
  • Ain Shams University, Cairo (Egypt), BSc (1st Honours) Civil Engineering (Structures), 1984

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES AND LEARNED SOCIETIES

  • Institution of Structural Engineers ‘IStructE’, UK
  • Institution of Civil Engineers ‘ICE’, UK
  • American Society of Civil Engineers ‘ASCE’, USA
  • Society for Earthquake and Civil Engineering Dynamics ‘SECED’, UK

ACADEMIC HISTORY AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • 1996-date Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Imperial College, London, UK (Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader, Professor)
  • 1994-1996 Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Edinburgh, UK (Lecturer in Civil Engineering)
  • 1988-1993 Department of Civil Engineering, Imperial College, London, (Research Student/Assistant/Associate)
  • 1984-1987 Structural Design Engineer, Bylander-Waddell, Consulting Engineers

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Modules taught at Imperial College and other institutions
  • Earthquake Engineering, Structural Dynamics, Structural Steel Design, Composite Construction, Steelwork Connections, Fire Engineering, Finite Element Analysis.
  • Short Courses: organised and contributed to a number short and CPD (Continuing Professional Development) courses at professional institutions, universities, government agencies and consulting firms.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Behaviour of structures under extreme loading conditions;
  • Earthquake engineering and structural dynamics;
  • Experimental and numerical methods in structural dynamics;
  • Earthquake field investigation and reconnaissance work;
  • Progressive collapse and robustness of building structures;
  • Structural applications of polymeric composite materials.


SELECTED RECENT PUBLICATIONS

  • Authored and co-authored more than 150 publications in books, scientific journals, international conferences and technical reports.

 

Selected recent publications are available on:

http://www.imperial.ac.uk/people/a.elghazouli/publications