Dr. Hisham Abdelfattah Ibrahim

Dr. Hisham Abdelfattah Ibrahim

Associate Professor

Architecture Engineering Department

Email: h.ibrahim@ku.edu.bh

  • Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, May 1991, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, N.C, USA.
  • MSc. of Science in Civil Engineering, December 1986, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, N.C, USA.
  • BSc. of Science in Civil Engineering, July 1982, The University of Alexandria, Alexandria, Egypt.
  • Associate Professor: September 2019 - Present, Department of Architectural Engineering, College of Architectural Engineering & Design, Kingdom University, Bahrain.
  • Associate Professor: September 2013 – August 2018, Department of Civil Engineering, College of Engineering, Australian College of Kuwait (ACK), Kuwait.
  • Assistant Professor: August 2000 – August 2013, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Sharjah (UOS), Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
  • Adjunct Professor: September 2010 – July 2013, School of Architectural & Interior Design, Canadian University of Dubai (CUD), Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
  • Assistant Professor: February 1993 – August 2000, Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Petroleum, Kuwait University (KU), Kuwait.
  • Senior Structural Design Engineer: June 1991 - January 1993, Dar Al-Handasah Consultants (Shair and Partners), Cairo, and London.
  • Teaching and Research Assistant: January 1985 - February 1991, For Civil Engineering and Materials Science Departments at North Carolina State University (NCSU), Raleigh, N.C.
  • Design Engineer: October 1982 - July 1984, WWCG (WasteWater Consultants Group), Alexandria, Egypt. Carried out hydraulic and structural design for sewage plants, pump stations, and pipes.
  • Structural Design Engineer – Part-time: July 1982 - August 1983, The Consulting Bureau of Prof. Dr. M. Helmy, Alexandria, Egypt.
  • Structural Design Engineer – Part-time: August 1983 - August 1984, The Consulting bureau of Prof. Dr. E. Eldarwish, Alexandria, Egypt.
  • Summer Trainee: July - September 1981, VBB SWECO, Stockholm, Sweden. Assisted in the design of hydropower stations on the Nile River.

Refereed Journal Publications:

  • Hisham Abdel-Fattah, Moetaz El-Hawary, Sameer Hamoush and Mohamed J. Terro, “The Shear Strength of Masonary Walls Reinforced with FRP Composites,” International Journal of Current Research (IJCR), Volume 5, No. 7, pp. 1802-1807, July 2013.
  • Moetaz M. El-Hawary, A. M. Alkhaleefi and Hisham Abdel-Fattah, “On the Mechanical Properties of Polymer Portland Cement Concrete”, Journal of the Chinese Institute of Engineers (JCIE), Volume 28, No. 1, pp. 155-159, 2005.
  • Hisham Abdel-Fattah and Sameer A. Hamoush “The Compliance Approach for Analyzing Bi-Material Interface Cracks,” Journal of Computer Assisted Mechanics and Engineering Science (CAMES), Volume 11, No. 4, 2004.
  • Moetaz M. El Hawary and Hisham Abdel-Fattah, “Temperature Effect on the Mechanical Behavior of Resin Concrete,” Journal of Construction and Building Materials, Volume 14, pp. 317-323, 2000.
  • Hisham Abdel-Fattah, Moetaz M. El Hawary and Ahmad Falah, “Effect of Elevated Temperatures on the Residual Fracture Toughness of Epoxy Modified Concrete,” Kuwait Journal of Science & Engineering, Volume 27, No. 1, 2000.
  • Sameer A. Hamoush and Hisham Abdel-Fattah, “Computation of Stress Intensity Factors by the Compliance Approach,” Journal of Computer Assisted Mechanics and Engineering Science (CAMES), Volume 7, No. 1, pp. 81-90, 2000.
  • Hisham Abdel-Fattah and Moetaz M. El Hawary, “Flexural Behavior of Polymer Concrete,” Journal of Construction and Building Materials, Volume 13, No. 5, pp. 253-262, 1999.
  • Sameer A. Hamoush, Hisham Abdel-Fattah and Mark W. Mcginely, “Residual Fracture Toughness of Concrete Exposed to Elevated Temperature,” ACI Structural Journal, Volume 95, No. 6, Nov.-Dec. 1998.
  • Hisham Abdel-Fattah and Sameer A. Hamoush, “Variation of the Fracture Toughness of Concrete with Temperature,” Journal of Construction and Building Materials, Volume 11, No. 2, pp. 105-108. 1997.
  • Sameer A. Hamoush and Hisham Abdel-Fattah, “The Fracture Toughness of Concrete,” Journal of Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Volume 53, No. 3, pp. 425-432, 1996.
  • S. H. Ahmad and Hisham Abdel-Fattah, “A Rational Model for the Stress-Strain Relationship of Circular Hoop Confined Concrete,” Magazine of Concrete Research, Volume 43, No. 154, pp. 23-28, 1991.
  • Hisham Abdel-Fattah and S. H. Ahmad, “Behavior of High Strength Hoop Confined Concrete Under Axial and Shear Loads,” ACI Structural Journal, Volume 86, No. 6, pp. 652- 629, 1989.

Conference Publications:

  • Hisham Abdel-Fattah and Ahmed Khalil, “Fatigue Life for Welded Tubular Connections in Offshore Platforms”, Presented at IMS/8 International Conference on Advances in Engineering Materials, American University of Sharjah, February 2016, Sharjah, UAE.
  • Hisham Abdel-Fattah and Humaid Yahia, “Behavior of Beams with Hybrid Fiber Reinforced Polymers”, IMS/7 International Conference on Advances in Engineering Materials, American University of Sharjah, 18 – 20 March 2014, Sharjah, UAE.
  • Hisham Abdel-Fattah and Humaid Yahia, “Effect of External Hybrid Fiber Reinforced Polymer Plates on the Flexural and Shear Behavior of Beams”, Proceedings of the ACI – KC 3rd International Conference and Exhibition, Towards the Development of Resilient Sustainable Buildings and Structures, 8 – 10 May 2012, Kuwait.
  • Hisham Abdel-Fattah and A. I. Ibrahim Abdelfattah, "Energy Efficient Houses in Hot Climates", The First International Conference on Green and Sustainable Technology: Research & Workforce Development, Greensboro, NC, USA, November 2010.
  • Hisham Abdel-Fattah and Sameer A. Hamoush, "Strengthening Reinforced Concrete Beams Externally using Different FRP Systems", Proceedings of International Conference on Computational & Experimental Engineering and Sciences (ICCES'09), Phuket, Thailand, April 2009.
  • Hisham Abdel-Fattah and Sameer A. Hamoush, "Enhancing the Structural Behavior of Reinforced Concrete Beams Using FRP Systems", Proceedings of ACI-KC Second International Conference on Design and Sustainability of Structural Concrete in the Middle East with Emphasis on High-Rise Buildings, Kuwait, pp. 279-290, 12-14 March, 2007.
  • Hisham Abdel-Fattah, "Behavior of Concrete Beams Repaired with Light weight Epoxy Mortar", Proceedings of The 10th Arab Structural Engineering Conference, Kuwait, pp. 575-580, 13-15 November 2006.
  • Sameer A. Hamoush, Maurice McNeal and Hisham Abdel-Fattah, "Two Dimensional Evaluation of Patch Repairs of Structural Elements", Proceedings of The Third International Conference on Composites in Civil Engineering, Miami, USA, December 12-15, 2006.
  • Sameer A. Hamoush; Hisham Abdel-Fattah; Darwish, F; Shivakumar, K; Roach, D;, "Destructive and Nondestructive Evaluation of Composite Repairs", Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Applications of Traditional and High-Performance Materials in Harsh Environments, American University in Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE, March 2006.
  • Hisham Abdel-Fattah, Zaid Al Sa’doon and Osman Ibrahim, “Ductility of Concrete Structures”, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Protection of Structures against Hazards, pp. 73-78, Singapore, December 2004.
  • Hisham Abdel-Fattah, “Effect of Environmental Conditions on Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (AAC)”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Concrete and Structure (ICACS 2003 ), pp. 83-88, Xuzhou, China, May 2004.
  • Sameer Hamoush, Cu Nguyen and Hisham Abdel-Fattah, “ Patch Repair of Composite Laminates”, Proceedings of the First International Conference on Applications of Traditional and High Performance Materials in Harsh Environments, American University in Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE, January 2004. (CD ROM)
  • Hisham Abdel-Fattah, “A Comparison between the Fracture Toughness of Different Types of Concrete”, Proceedings of the 1st International Conference of ACI-KC, Concreting and High Performance Concrete in Hot Weather, pp. 119-127, Kuwait, September 2003.
  • Hisham Abdel-Fattah, Sameer A. Hamoush and Kunigal Shivakumar, “Compliance Approach to Evaluate Strain Energy Release Rate of Interfacial Crack of Dissimilar Media”, Proceedings of the 2003 International Conference on Computational & Experimental Engineering & Sciences, Corfu, Greece, July 2003. (CD ROM)
  • A. M. Alkhaleefi, Moetaz M. El-Hawary and Hisham Abdel-Fattah, “On the Behavior of Polymer Portland Cement Concrete”, Proceedings of the 27th Conference on Our World in Concrete and Structures, August 2002, Singapore.
  • A. I. Ibrahim Abdel-Fattah and Hisham Abdel-Fattah, “Conservation of Energy in the Household and Commercial Sector – Case Study: The Arab World”, Proceedings of the First Symposium on Energy and Management in Buildings – Impact on the National Economy, pp. 17- 30, February 2002, KFUPM, Saudi Arabia.
  • Moetaz M. El-Hawary, A. M. Alkhaleefi and Hisham Abdel-Fattah, “Assessment and Comparison Between the Behavior of Epoxy and Polyester Portland Cement Concrete”, Proceedings of the ACI Fall Convention, pp. IV-1 to IV – 11, 27 October – 2 November 2001, Dallas, USA.
  • A. M. Alkhaleefi, Moetaz M. El-Hawary, and Hisham Abdel-Fattah, “Epoxy Modified Portland Cement Concrete at Elevated Temperatures”, Proceedings of the 26th Conference on Our World in Concrete and Structures, pp. 147-154, August 2001, Singapore.
  • Moetaz M. El-Hawary, Abdulateef Alkhaleefi and Hisham Abdel-Fattah, “Behavior of Polyester Portland Cement Concrete at Different Temperatures,” Proceedings of the International Conference of Structural Faults & Repair-2001, 4th – 6th July 2001, Commonwealth Institute, London, England. (CD Rom)
  • Hisham Abdel-Fattah, “On-Line Teaching of Introductory Engineering Mechanics”, The University of Sharjah Forum on The Changing Role of Engineering Education in the Information Age, College of Engineering, University of Sharjah, Special Publication p. 54-55, 26th April 2001.
  • Hisham Abdel-Fattah and Moetaz M. El Hawary, “Ductility of polymer Concrete”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Infrastructure Regeneration and Rehabilitation , pp. 869-876, 28th June - 2nd July, 1999, Sheffield, UK.
  • Hisham Abdel-Fattah and Moetaz M. El Hawary, “Fracture Toughness of Epoxy Modified Concrete”, Proceedings of the 2nd ESIS TC4 Conference on Polymers and Composites, Les Diablerets, Switzerland, p.103-104, 13 – 15 September 1999.
  • Moetaz M. El Hawary and Hisham Abdel-Fattah, “Effect of Temperature on the Mechanical Behavior of Resin Concrete,” Proceedings of the Arab Conference for Repair and Rehabilitation of Structures, Cairo, Volume 1, pp. 397-410, September 1998.
  • Hisham Abdel-Fattah and Sameer A. Hamoush, “Calculation of Stress Intensity Factors using Finite Elements and the Compliance Approach,” Proceedings of the Third Congress on Computing in Civil Engineering, Anaheim, California, pp. 425-432, 17th – 19th June, 1996.
  • J. W. Eischen and Hisham Abdel-Fattah, “Effect of Geometric Nonlinearities on Crack Tip Deformations, “Presented at the Pan American Conference on Applied Mechanics (PACAM) in Valparaiso, Chile, January 1991.*

Books:

  • Ibrahim Abdelfattah and Hisham Abdel-Fattah, “The Future Economic Role of Natural Gas in the Arab World”, Published by the Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport, Alexandria, Egypt 2003.

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