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Civil Engineering

NoIMG
Department

Civil Engineering

Teaching Areas

Building construction Introductory course for first year students. Structural Analysis Classical And Modern methods. Steel Structures Analysis and Design of steel structures. Composite Structures Analysis and Design of composite structures. Engineering Mechanics Static and Dynamics. Concrete structures Analysis and Design of concrete structures. Strength of material Finite Element Analysis Theory and Applications using computers Supervising Final year projects Concrete and Steel Structures. Supervising Postgraduate Theses Diploma and Master

Education

1987-1991 Ph.D. in Structures, thesis title

Associate Prof. Dr. Eng. Ghayath Hallak

Associate Prof

Publications:


1992 "Measurement of the Geometric Initial Imperfections in Diaphragms", Journal of Thin-walled Structures, Elsevier Science Publisher Ltd., England, Vol. 14, 1992, pp. 381-394.
1994 "Measurement of the Geometric Initial Imperfections in Diaphragms", AL-MOHANDISSON (the Engineers), Quarterly Magazine Issued by the Kuwait Society of Engineers, KUWAIT, Issue No. 44, pp. 20-25. (In Arabic).
1995 "Finite Element Modelling of Box Girder Diaphragms at Support", Journal of Thin-walled Structures, Elsevier Science Publisher Ltd., England, Vol. 22, 1995, pp. 25-37.
1995 "Optimum Design of Load-Bearing Box Girder Diaphragms Having Supports at the Flange/Web Junctions", Journal of Thin-walled Structures, Elsevier Science Publisher Ltd., England, Vol. 22, 1995, pp. 39-49.
1995 "Optimum Design of Load-Bearing Box Girder Diaphragms Having a Central Support", Journal of Thin-walled Structures, Elsevier Science Publisher Ltd., England, Vol. 22, 1995, pp. 203-215.
1995 "Optimum Design of Load-Bearing Box Girder Diaphragms Having Supports at a Distance From the Flange/Web Junctions", Journal of Thin-walled Structures, Elsevier Science Publisher Ltd., England, Vol. 22, 1995, pp. 275-289.
1995 "Estimating The Collapse Load Of Box Girder Diaphragms Using Finite Element Method", Proceedings Of the Sixth Arab Structural Engineering Conference, Vol. 1, pp. 573-584, Damascus, SYRIA. (In Arabic).
1996 "Measurement of Spatial Coordinate Using The Electronic Theodolits", Journal of ALMOUHANDIS ALARABI, Issued by Order of Syrian Engineers & Architects, Damascus, SYRIA, Issue No. 122, pp. 22-28. (In Arabic).
1996 "Comparison Between 2-D & 3-D Finite Element Modells For Predicting The Collapse Loads of Box Girder Diaphragms", Modernization of Engineering Work Conference, Aleppo University, SYRIA. (In Arabic).
1997 "Behaviour of Support Steel Box Girder Diaphragms", AL-MOUHANDISSON (the Engineers), Quarterly Magazine Issued by the Kuwait Society of Engineers, KUWAIT, Issue No. 55, pp. 40-44. (In Arabic)
1997 "A Parametric Study of Load-Bearing Box Girder Diaphragms Supported at the Flange/Web Junctions", Proc. of the Seventh Arab Structural Engineering Conference, Vol. 2, pp. 591-606, KUWAIT. (In Arabic).
1998 "Protecting Steel Structures Against Fire Using Lightweight Material", ", AL-MOUHANDISSON (the Engineers), Quarterly Magazine Issued by the Kuwait Society of Engineers, KUWAIT, Issue No. 60, pp. 24-30. (In Arabic)
2005 "Steel Plated Girder and Plastic Design", Damascus University Publications, Damascus, Syria.(in Arabic)
2016 "Optimum Design Of Box Girder Diaphragms", Scholars’ Press. Germany, ISBN: 978-3-659-83837-8.

ATTENDED COURSES AND CONFERENCES
1987 "Module for Leeds University M.Sc. Students", course organized by C & CA; London, UK.
1988 The fourth conference of the UK ABAQUS (package) user group, UK.
1989 The fifth conference of the UK ABAQUS (package) user group, UK.
1990 The sixth conference of the UK ABAQUS (package) user group, UK.
1990 "Steel in Construction", course held at LeedsUniversity in cooperation with Steel Institute, UK.
1994 "Improving Teaching Skills", course organized by DamascusUniversity, Damascus, SYRIA.
1995 Sixth Arab Structural Engineering Conference, Damascus, SYRIA.
1996 Modernization of Engineering Work Conference, Aleppo University, SYRIA.
1997 Seventh Arab Structural Engineering Conference, KUWAIT.
1999 Visiting professor for one month, CivilEng.School, Leeds University, UK.


Experience:


2015~ Associate Professor, Civil Engineering Faculty, University of Damascus, Syria.
2013~2015 Dean of the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Arab International University (AIU), Syria
2009~2013 Head of structural department, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Arab International University (AIU), Syria
2008 ~ Head of structural department, Maksoud Architectural Group (MAG) –Damascus, Syria.
2003-2005 Senior structural consultant Engineer for LAHMEYER INTERNATIONAL and Associated Consulting Engineers. Project “Rehabilitation of the Water Supply System in Damascus“.
1997~ 2009 Associate Professor, Civil Engineering Faculty, University of Damascus, Syria.
1994-1997 Lecturer, Civil Engineering Faculty, University of Damascus, Syria.
1992~1998 Consultant Engineer, The Engineering Group Company, AL Roda St., P. O. Box 3583, Damascus, Syria.
1991-1994 Lecturer, Civil Engineering Faculty, University of Tishreen, Syria
Civil Engineering Dept., University of Leeds,UK: (Teaching In English)
1990 Demonstrator for the second year course on stress analysis and structural analysis.
(20 Weeks)
1989 Demonstrator for the second year course on stress analysis and for the first year course on structural analysis. (30 Weeks)
1987&1988 Demonstrator for the second year course on stress analysis. (22 Weeks)
1985 Teaching assistant, TishreenUniversity, Lattakia, SYRIA

DISTINGUISHED PROJECTS:
1993 Design and execution of AL-RAWABY complex, Damascus, SYRIA.
1995 Design of AL-KINDY hospital. Damascus, SYRIA.
1996-1999 Design of several tall concrete buildings, Damascus, SYRIA.
1999 Design of new TOBACO factories (40000m2). Damascus, SYRIA.
1999 Design of new theatre building for Damascus University, Damascus, SYRIA.
2000 Consulting work for the sheik Bader high voltage line towers, Ministry of power and electricity, Syria.
2001 Strengthening of four buildings against earthquakes at Damascus International Airport.
2001 Design of the new AL-Hajj Hall at DamascusInternationalAirport, Damascus, SYRIA.
2001 Design of the new launderette Hall at DamascusInternationalAirport, Damascus, Syria.
2002 Design of the Import and Export Hall in AL-BaselInternationalAirport, Lattakia, Syria.
2002 Design of the new pedestrian steel Bridge at AL-Fiha Junction, Damascus City.
2002 Supervision of the construction work of warehouses for paper storage at Tishreen Newspaper headquarters, Damascus, Syria
2003 Design of the new compound for the Faculty of Letters and Humanities (30000m2), Damascus University, Syria.
2003 Design of the new animal food factory for Ramzy and Dauod company, ADRA, Damascus, Syria.
2003 Design of rectangular and cylindrical underground reservoirs, elevated reservoirs, pumping stations and outlet-inlet chambers in the “Rehabilitation of the Water Supply System in Damascus“ project.
2004 Design of the new central library at Damascus University (20000m2), Damascus, Syria.
2004 Strengthening of four old buildings at DamascusUniversity, Damascus, Syria.
2004 Revising the structural strengthening study of Nuclear Medicine Electron Linear Accelerator Unite, Damascus, Syria.
2004 Design of the new 4 stars Hotel in Aleppo for the Arab writer Association, Aleppo, Syria.
2005 Supervising the construction work of the new building of the law school at the University of Damascus, Damascus, Syria.
2005 Revising the structural design of the Neurological and Psychiatric Diseases Hospital, Damascus, Syria.
2005 Supervising the construction work of the new building of the Banking Academy at the University of Damascus, Damascus, Syria.
2006 Design of warehouses for food storage for the United Food company at KESWA, Damascus, Syria
2007 Design of a steel sliding roof for the ANDALOS swimming pool, Damascus, Syria.
2007 Design of Sayed Koraish Orphanage complex (sport halls, theaters, accommodation, classrooms and laboratories ), AL-kzlanya, Damascus, Syria.

2008 After Joining Maksoud Architectural Group (MAG), the following projects were designed:
2008 Design of Damascus Zoo. Damascus, Syria.The job involved the structural design of the aviary, theaters and the steel mountain in the Zoo. Also detailed drawings, BoQ and specifications for the project were involved.
2009 Design of the new UG office building at Yafore area, Damascus, Syria. The job involved structural design of the building, detailed drawings, BoQ, and specifications.
2010 Reviewing the structural shop drawings of Ibn- Hany resorts project, Lattakia, Qatari Dyar, Syria. The job was concerned with checking the structural design and the compliance of these drawings with the Syrian code provisions.
2010 Design of the Main Gym Hall at the Arab International University, Ghabahgb, Draa, Syria. The job involved structural design of this hall and the production of detailed drawings, BoQ and specifications for all parts of the hall.
2010 Design of four pedestrian steel bridges, AL-SHARKI PARK project, Damascus, Syria. The job involved structural design of the bridges including foundations, wing walls and detailed drawings, BoQ and specifications for all parts of the bridges.
2011 Design of the Main Gates for the Syrian International University for science and technology, Dir ALi, Damascus, Syria. The job involved structural design of two gates.
2014~ Design many communication towers and solar platforms for Eastern Telecom Services company, Damascus, Syria.
2016~ Design many Solar system platforms for SYRIATEL company, Damascus, Syria.
2016 Design the Heliport at the roof of the new AL-MOASAT Hospital, Damascus, Syria.
2017 Design the pedestrian steel bridge at the new AL-MOASAT Hospital, Damascus, Syria.
2017 Supervising the strengthening construction work of the Accounting and business administration Institute building at the University of Damascus, Damascus, Syria.
2018 Reviewing the structural Design of Al-FIHA new Suburb project, AL-Dimas, Damascus, Syria.The job is concerned with checking the structural design and the compliance of the design drawings with the Syrian code provisions.
2018 Reviewing the structural Design of SHICK SAAD new Suburb project, TARTOUS, Syria.The job is concerned with checking the structural design and the compliance of the design drawings with the Syrian code provisions.