HASSAN A. GHANEM

HASSAN A. GHANEM
Faculty: EngineeringDepartment: CivilPosition: Assistant ProfessorOffice Number: D003Phone: 06218400Ext: 4308E-mail: H.GHANEM@BAU.EDU.LB

Biography

Dr. Hassan Ghanem is currently working as a full-time Assistant Professor of Structural Engineering at the Faculty of Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering Department, Beirut Arab University (BAU), Tripoli since August 2013. He started his academic career at Hariri Canadian University in 2010 where he participated in the development of the civil engineering master program. He received his Ph.D. and MSc. degrees in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M University, College Station, USA and Texas Tech University, Lubbock, USA in 2009 and 2004, respectively. He finished his undergraduate studies at BAU in 1999.

Teaching

Researches

  • Trad, A., Ghanem, H.A., Abbas, N., and Hamdan Z., (2015) “Thin Layer Concrete Blockwork in Compression: An Experimental Analysis” Journal of Engineering Structures and Technologies, Vol. 7, No. 2, p 91–96.
  • Ghanem, H.A., Obeid, Y., (2015) “The effects of steel fibers on the rheological and mechanical properties of self-compacting concrete” European Scientific Journal, Vol. 11, No. 21, p 85-98.
  • Ghanem, H.A., Zollinger, D., Lytton, L., and Ghanem, N., (2013) “Determining aggregate reactivity in various alkaline solutions” ICE, Construction Materials Journals, Vol 167, No. 3, p 151-161.
  • Ghanem, H.A., Zollinger, D., Lytton, L., and Ghanem, N., (2012) “Determining ASR Characteristics using Dilatometer Method” Journal of Construction and Buildings Materials, Vol. 36, No. 11, p 1008-1015.
  • Ghanem, H.A., Zollinger, D., Lytton, L., and Ghanem, N., (2012) “Development of a Reaction Signature for Combined Concrete Materials” Journal of Construction and Buildings Materials, Vol. 35, No. 10, p 923-930.
  • Ghanem, H.A., Zollinger, D and Lytton, L., (2010) “Predicting ASR Aggregate Reactivity in Terms of its Activation Energy” Journal of Construction and Buildings Materials, Vol. 24, No. 7, p 1101-1108.
  • Ghanem, H.A., Zollinger, D and Lytton, L., (2010) “Determination of the Main Parameters of Alkali Silica Reaction using System Identification Method” ASCE, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol. 22, No. 9, p 865-873.
  • Ghanem, H.A., Phelan, S., Senadheera, S and Pruski, K., (2008) “Chloride Ion Transport in Bridge Deck Concrete under Different Curing Durations”, ASCE, Journal of Bridge Engineering, Vol. 13, No.3, p 218-225.
  • Daou Y.A and Ghanem H.A, (2003) “Study of the Minimum Shear Reinforcement in High Strength Concrete Beams”, Alexandria Engineering Journal, Vol. 42, No.5, p 601-611.

Activities

  • Member of the ABET self-study report
  • Member of the Quality Assurance Committee
  • Member of the web site committee
  • Head of the library committee
  • Member of the engineering day committee

Awards

  • "Who’s Who in America", 64th Edition, Marquis Who'sWho® - 2010
  • Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award -Texas A&M University - 2009
  • Graduate Program Enhancement Scholarship - Texas A&M University – 2009
  • CEMEX Travel Grant, TX - 2008
  • Graduate Teaching Academy Fellow - Texas A&M University – 2007
  • Chi Epsilon Honor Society - 2006
  • AUF CVEN graduate scholarship - Texas A&M University - 2005
  • Competitive scholarship - Texas Tech University - 2003
  • MSc thesis funded by the Lebanese Research Council (2000 - 2001)