AYMAN TRAD – PHD

AYMAN TRAD – PHD
Faculty: EngineeringDepartment: CivilPosition: Assistant ProfessorOffice Number: 06218400Ext: 4307E-mail: a.trad@bau.edu.lb

Biography

Ayman Trad received his Ph.D. in 2011 and M.S. in Civil Engineering in 2008, both from the National Institute of Applied Sciences of Lyon – France. He obtained his B.E. in Civil Engineering from the Faculty of Engineering of the Lebanese University in 2007. He is Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at Beirut Arab University, Lebanon. He was Structural Engineer at the Study and Research Center of the French Concrete Industry (CERIB) from 2012 to 2015. He was Research and Development Engineer at GTS Company from 2008 to 2011.

Teaching

Research

Patent

  • "Dispositif de dissipation d’énergie pour un câble et installation comprenant un tel dispositif". European Patent Office. Inventors: Forgeot A., Robit P., Limam A., Trad A., Patent n 11161094.5 – 1264.

    Textbook

  • Trad A., Limam A., Bertrand D., Robit P., "Multi-scale Analysis of an Innovative Flexible Rockfall Barrier". Rockfall Engineering: from prediction to mitigation, Chapter 9, Wiley-ISTE, August 2011, 42 p.
  • Trad A., Limam A., Robit P., "Les filets pare-pierres, approche expérimentale et numérique par la MEF". Géomécanique des instabilités rocheuses, Chapitre 9, Hermès - Lavoisier, Novembre 2010, 39 p.

    International Journal Publications

  • Trad, A., Ghanem, H.A., Abbas, N., and Hamdan Z., “Thin Layer Concrete Blockwork in Compression: An Experimental Analysis” Journal of Engineering Structures and Technologies, 2015, Vol. 7, No. 2, p 91–96.
  • Bertrand D., Trad A., Limam A., C. Silvani, "Full-Scale Dynamic Analysis of an Innovative Rockfall Fence Under Impact Using the Discrete Element Method: from the Local Scale to the Structure Scale", Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, September 2012, Vol. 45, pp 885-900 ;
  • Trad A., Limam A., Robit P., "Real scale experiments on rockfall protection barriers", Applied Mechanics and Materials, 2011, Vol. 82, pp 734-739.

    International Conference Proceedings

  • Trad A., Monfront L., "Strength and Elasticity of Thin Joint Hollow Concrete Masonry made with Dense or Lightweight Aggregates", 9th International Masonry Conference, 7 to 9 July 2014, Guimarães (Portugal), 8 p.
  • Trad A., Limam A., Robit P., "New energy dissipating device for rockfall protection barriers". Third Euro Mediterranean Symposium on Advances in Geomaterials and Structures, 10 to 12 May 2010, Djerba (Tunisia), 8 p.
  • Bertrand D., Trad A., Chauvel R., Limam A., "Discrete element simulation of an innovative metallic net dedicated to rockfall protection: a multi-scale approach". Third Euro Mediterranean Symposium on Advances in Geomaterials and Structures, 10 to 12 May 2010, Djerba (Tunisia), 8 p.
  • Trad A., Limam A., Robit P., Bertrand D., "Impact loading of rockfall flexible structures". 3rd International Conference on Impact Loading of Lightweight Structures, June 28th - July 1st 2011, Valenciennes (France).
  • Trad A., Limam A., Robit P., "Real scale experiments on rockfall protection barriers". 3rd International Workshop on Performance, Protection & Strengthening of Structures under Extreme Loading, August 30th - September 1st 2011, Lugano (Switzerland), 6 p.

Awards

  • Jury Award for research poster during meetings of the French Civil and Urban Engineering Network (RGC&U), 9 March 2011, Paris.
  • Award from the French National Federation for Public Works (FNTP) for best research project, Paris, 2011.

Activities

  • Member of the European Standardization Committees CEN/TC125 and CEN/TC250/SC6&8 in charge of the revision of the Eurocodes 6 & 8 and the masonry standards
  • Qualified Member of the International Masonry Society.