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Architecture

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Teaching Areas

Co-supervisor of PhD thesis, Damascus University, 2016. -Co-Supervisor of two M.S. thesis, Damascus University, 2014. -Delivering lectures in “Building materials, Reinforced concrete and Structural analysis courses” for architectural engineering students since 2007/2008. -Delivering lectures in “recycling of demolished concrete structures”, Higher institute of earthquake studies & research, Damascus University. -Training courses at the order of Syrian Engineers, 2007-2017 (more than 20 training courses in building materials and RC durability). -Training courses in Public management, 2010-2016 (more than 20 training courses in sustainability, pubic management and TQM.). -Supporter for thesis in INSA de Lyon, France, 2006.

Research Areas

Fields of interest: durability and sustainability of RC structures in aggressive environments, recycling of concrete structures, design of reinforced concrete structures, improvement of expansive clayey soils, building and construction materials

Education

Ph.D. degree in structural Engineering, Durability of RC structures, INSA de Lyon, France & Damascus University, Syria (Joint supervision), 2005, Honor. -Master degree in structural Engineering, Damascus University, 1999, Excellent. -Higher studies in structural Engineering, Damascus University, 1993, very good; first graduate. -Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Damascus University, 1990, good. -Higher studies degree in the Public management, Damascus University, 2002, Excellent; first graduate. -Bachelor’s degree in journalism, Damascus University, 1999, very good, first graduate

Member Ship

Order of Syrian Engineers

Dr. Aref swaidani

Lecturer

Vice-Dean of Faculty of Scientific Research, AIU, since Sep./2015.

-Vice-Dean for scientific & administrative affairs, Faculty of Architectural Engineering, Arab International (Formerly European) University (AIU), from Sep./2011 until Sept./2015.

-Associate professor, Arab International (Formerly European) University AIU, since 8/2017.

-Assistant professor, Arab International (Formerly European) University (AIU) from 2007/2008 until

2017.

-Head of Engineering Studies and Research Dep., the Governmental Sector, Syria, from 2005 until now.

-Structural/materials engineering consultant, Order of the Syrian Engineers, 2016.

Publication

Co-Author of a book titled “Volcano”, Chapter titled “Volcanic Scoria as Cement Replacement”, In TechOpen, 2018. Indexed in Web of Science. http://dx.doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.77970. -Co-translator of “Materials for architects & builders” book, Arthur Lyon, 2013 (From English into Arabic). المنشورات: 1. AM. Al-Swaidani, Inhibition Effect of Natural Pozzolan and Zinc Phosphate Baths on Reinforcing Steel Corrosion, International Journal of Corrosion; Volume 2018, Article ID 9078253, 18 pages; indexed in Scopus & Web of Science. 2. AM. Al-Swaidani et al., Improvement of the Early-Age Compressive Strength, Water Permeability, and Sulfuric Acid Resistance of Scoria-Based Mortars/Concrete Using Limestone Filler, Advances in materials Science and Engineering, Volume 2017 (2017), Article ID 8373518, 17 pages. DOI: 10.1155/2017/8373518. Indexed in Scopus & Web of Science. 3. AM. Al-Swaidani, The effect of using natural pozzolan-based cement concretes on zinc phosphated rebars corrosion. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 2018. Indexed in Scopus & Web of Science. 4. AM. Al-Swaidani et al., EFFECT OF ADDING LIMESTONE FILLER AND VOLCANIC SCORIA ON THE PROPERTIES OF RECYCLED AGGREGATE CONCRETE, Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, 2019, accepted manuscript. Indexed in Scopus & Web of Science. 5. AM. Al-Swaidani, Modified Zinc Phosphate Coatings: A Promising Approach to enhance the Anticorrosion Properties of Reinforcing Steel, MOJ Civil Eng. 2017. 6. AM. Al-Swaidani et al., Applicability of Artificial Neural Networks to Predict Mechanical and Permeability Properties of Volcanic Scoria-Based Concrete, Advances in Civil Engineering, 2018. Indexed in Scopus & Web of Science. 7. AM. Al-Swaidani et al., Thermally Treated Clay as a Stabilizing Agent for Expansive Clayey Soil: Some Engineering Properties, Studia Geotechnica et Mechanica, 2018. Indexed in Scopus & Web of Science. 8. AM. Al-Swaidani et al., Effect of Adding Lime and Volcanic Scoria on the Performance of Recycled Concrete Aggregates, Journal of Civil Engineering and Construction, Vol. 6(2017) 22-32. 9. AM. Al-Swaidani, Effects of curing time on the performance of volcanic scoria-basedbinder concretes, Archives of Civil Engineering, DE GRUYTER, Vol. LXIII, issue 1, 2017. DOI: 10.1515/ace- 2017-0009. Indexed in Scopus & Web of Science. 10. AM. Al-Swaidani, Production of more durable and sustainable concrete using volcanic scoria as cement replacement, Materiales de Construccion, Vol. 67(326)(2017), e118. DOI: dx.doi.org/10.3989/mc.2017.00716. Indexed in Scopus &Web of Science. 11. AM. Al-Swaidani et al., Production of Greener Recycled Aggregate Concretes Using Local Supplementary Cementing Materials, MOJ Civil Eng 2017, 2(1):00022. DOI: 10.15406/mojce.2017.02.00022. 12. AM. Al-Swaidani, Prediction of compressive strength and some permeability related properties of concretes containing volcanic scoria as cement replacement, Romanian Journal of Materials, 46(4)(2016) 505-514. Indexed in Scopus & Web of Science. 13. AM. Al-Swaidani et al., Effect of adding natural pozzolana on some geotechnical properties of lime stabilized clayey soil, Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, DOI: 10.1016/j.jrmge.2016.04.002, Elsevier, Vol. Nr. 8(2016)714-725. Indexed in Scopus& Web of Science. 14. AM. Al-Swaidani et al., Mechanical strength development of mortars containing volcanic scoria-based binders with different fineness, Engineering Science and Technology, an International Journal, Elsevier, 2016. DOI: 10.1016/j.jestch.2015.12.006.Indexed in Scopus& Web of Science. 15. AM. Al-Swaidani et al., Assessment of alkali resistance of basalt used as concrete aggregates, SSP Journal of Civil Engineering, DE GRUYTER, Vol. Nr. 10(2)(2015)17-27. DOI: 10.1515/sspjce-2015-0014. 16. AM. Al-Swaidani et al., Production of more sustainable mortar using finer volcanic scoria-based blended cements, Journal of Sustainable Architecture and Civil Engineering, Vol. Nr. 4(13)(2015)9-61. DOI: 10.5755/joi.sace.13/4.13245. 17. AM. Al-Swaidani et al., Influence of curing time on some durability-related properties of concrete containing volcanic scoria as cement replacement, 13th Arab Structural Engineering Conference, Dec. 13-15, 2015, Algeria. 18. AM. Al-Swaidani et al., Alkali attack on crushed basalt aggregate used in the concrete, 13thArab Structural Engineering Conference, Dec. 13-15, 2015, Algeria. 19. AM. Al-Swaidani et al., Prediction of corrosion resistance of concrete containing natural pozzolan from compressive strength, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 96(2015)012007. DOI: 10.1088/1757-889x/96/1/012007. Indexed in Scopus & Web of Science. 20. AM. Al-Swaidani et al., Acid resistance, water permeability and chloride penetrability of concrete containing crushed basalt as aggregates, Journal of Materials Science and Engineering, A 5(7-8)(2015)285-304. DOI: 10.17265/2161-6213/2015.7-8.005. 21. AM. Al-Swaidani et al., Study on the sulfate resistance and drying shrinkage of mortars containing scoria as a cement replacement, CONCREEP 10, ASCE, 2015, pp.:1534-1543. DOI: 10.1061/97807884479346.179.Indexed in Scopus. 22. AM. Al-Swaidani et al., Effect of adding scoria as cement replacement on durability related properties, International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials, Springer, Vol. Nr. 9(2)(2015)241-254. DOI: 10.1007/s40069-015-0101-z. Indexed in Scopus &Web of Science. 23. AM. Al-Swaidani et al., Influence of volcanic scoria on mechanical strength, chemical resistance and drying shrinkage of mortars, Building Research Journal, DE GRUYTER, Vol. Nr. 61(3)(2014)143-150. DOI: 10.2478/brj-2014-0011. 24. AM. Al-Swaidani et al., Durability of mortars containing scoria-based blended cements, Construction Materials and Structures, IOS press, 2014, pp.: 835-847. DOI: 10-3233/978-1-61499-466-4-835. 25. AM. al-Swaidani et al., Extending service life of reinforced concrete under aggressive environments by adding scoria as cement replacement, CIC, RILEM, Norway, 2014. 26. AM. al-Swaidani, Cement, Arab Encyclopedia, 2016. (in Arabic). 27. AM. al-Swaidani, White cement, Arab Encyclopedia, 2016. (in Arabic). 28. AM. al-Swaidani et al., تطورالمقاومة المیكانیكیّة للملاطات الإسمنتیّة ثنائیّة وثلاثیّة التركیب المحتویةعلى البوزولانا الطبیعیّة ومسحوق الحجرالكلسي Tishreen University Journal, 38(4)2016. (in Arabic). 29. AM. al-Swaidani et al., التأثیرالمشترك للكلس والبوزولانا الطبیعیّة في تحسین خواص الرص و القوام والانكماش الخطّي للتربة الغضاریّة Al-Baath University Journal, 38(5)2016. (in Arabic). 30. AM. Al-Swaidani et al., The Effect of Adding Calcined Clay on Some Geotechnical Properties of Clayey Soil Stabilized By Lime, Al-Baath Magazine for Engineering Sciences, Al-Baath University, Volume 40, Issue 7, 2018 (in Arabic).

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