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Hassan Ghanem

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Hassan Ghanem


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Civil & Environmental Engineering


h.ghanem@bau.edu.lb


06 218400 Ex: 4308


Tripoli


Hassan Ghanem

Associate Professor


Dr. Hassan Ghanem is currently working as a full-time Associate Professor of Materials Engineering at the Faculty of Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering Department, Beirut Arab University (BAU), Tripoli. 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


    ENGR 002: Introduction to Engineering
    CVEE 231: Theory of Structures for Architects
    CVLE 210: Statics
    CVLE 213: Structure I 
    CVLE 214: Structure II
    CVLE 270: Civil Engineering Drawings
    CVLE 371: Structural Modeling
    CVLE 322: Concrete Design I
    CVLE 421: Concrete Design II
    CVLE 422: Concrete Design III
    CVLE 423: Steel Design I    
    CVLE 424: Steel Design II
    CVLE 427: Building Information Modeling
    CVLE 514: Advanced Structural Analysis
    CVLE 517: Earthquake Engineering
    CVLE 524: Tall Building Structure 
    CVLE 638: Plastic Analysis of Structures
    RSCH 690: Research Methodology
    CVLE 713: Nonlinear Analysis of Structures
    CVLE 718: Dynamic and Seismic Analysis of Structures
    CVLE 719: Behavior and Stability of Metal Structures

Research

  1. Khatib, J., Amer, I., Ghanem, H. and Elkordi, A. (2023) "The influence of bio-inhibitor on the corrosion resistance of reinforced concrete beams containing MSWI-BA as a partial sand replacement”, BAU Journal - Science and Technology: Vol. 4: No. 2, Article 10. DOI: https://doi.org/10.54729/2959-331X.1102
  2. Ghanem, H., Chahal, S., Khatib J. and Elkordi, A. (2023), “Experimental and Numerical Investigation of the Flexural Behavior of Mortar Beams Strengthened with Recycled Plastic Mesh", Sustainability, Vol 15, No 7: 5640. https://doi.org/10.3390/ su15075640
  3. Khatib, J., Ramadan, R., Ghanem, H. and Elkordi, A. (2023), “Effect of using limestone fines on the chemical shrinkage of pastes and mortars”, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 30, 25287-25298. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-022-18496-5
  4. Ramadan, R., Ghanem, H., Elkordi A., and Khatib, J. (2022), “Effect of hot weather concreting on the mechanical and durability properties of concrete-a review”, BAU journal - Science and Technology: Vol. 4, issue 1, article https://doi.org/10.54729/axec5733
  5. Ramadan, R., Ghanem, H., Elkordi A., and Khatib, J. (2022), “Correlations between different shrinkage parameters and expansion of paste and mortar containing limestone fines”, Turkish Journal of Engineering Research and Education, Vol. 1 No. 2, pp. 71-79.
  6. Ghanem, H., Chahal, S., Khatib J. and Elkordi, A. (2022), “Flexural Behavior of Concrete Beams Reinforced with Recycled Plastic Mesh", Buildings, Vol. 12, no. 12: 2085. https://doi.org/10.3390/buildings12122085
  7. Khatib, J., Ramadan, R., Ghanem, H., Elkordi, A., Baalbaki, O., and Kirgiz, M. (2022), “Chemical shrinkage of paste and mortar containing limestone fines”, Materials Today: Proceedings, Vol 61, Part 2, pp. 530-536. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2022.01.288
  8. Khatib, J., Ramadan, R., Ghanem, H., Elkordi, A. and Sonebi, M. (2022), “Effect of limestone fines as a partial replacement of cement on the chemical, autogenous, drying shrinkage and expansion of mortars”, Materials Today: Proceedings, Vol 58, Part 4, pp. 1199-1204. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2022.01.336
  9. Khatib J., Ramadan R., Ghanem, H., and Elkordi A. (2021), “Volume Stability of Pastes Containing Limestone Fines” MDPI, Buildings Vol 11, No. 8, 366. https://doi.org/10.3390/ buildings11080366
  10. Chahal, S., Baalbaki, O., Temsah, Y., Ghanem, H. and Abou-saleh, Z. (2021), “Performance of Two-Way Hinges in Reinforced Concrete Structures" Magazine of Civil Engineering, Vol. 102, No 2, article No. 10204. DOI: 34910/MCE.102.4.
  11. Ghanem, H., Khatib, J. and Elkordi, A. (2020) " Effect of partial replacement of sand by MSWI-BA on the properties of mortar”, BAU Journal - Science and Technology: Vol. 1, No. 2, Article 4.
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  12. El-Zahab, S.M.Fares, N.Ghanem, H. and Dandashli, T. (2020), "A study of truss sub-structured materials", Multidiscipline Modeling in Materials and Structures, Vol. 17 No. 1, pp. 237-252. https://doi.org/10.1108/MMMS-12-2019-0219.
  13. Ghanem H., Machaka M., Khatib J., Elkordi A., Baalbaki O. (2019), “Effect of partial replacement of cement by MSWIBA on the properties of mortar”, Academic Journal of Civil Engineering - Special Issue, Vol 37, No. 2, pp. 82-89. https://doi.org/10.26168/icbbm2019.11
  14. Machaka M., Elkordi A., Ghanem H., Khatib J., Baalbaki O. (2019), “Selected properties of concrete containing palm fibers”, Academic Journal of Civil Engineering - Special Issue, Vol 37, No. 2, pp. 279-286. https://doi.org/10.26168/icbbm2019.40
  15. Baalbaki O., Elkordi A., Ghanem H., Machaka M., & Khatib, J. M. (2019), “Properties of concrete made of fine aggregates partially replaced by incinerated municipal solid waste bottom ash”, Academic Journal of Civil Engineering - Special Issue, Vol 37, No. 2, pp. 532-538. https://doi.org/10.26168/icbbm2019.77

Activities

  • Member of the scientific committee, (2021-present)
  • Member of the quality assurance committee, Department of Civil Eng, (2014-present).
  • Undergraduate advisor, Department of Civil Engineering, (2013-present).
  • Member of the ABET self-study report, (2018-present).
  • Member of the web site committee, Department of Civil Eng., (2015-2016).
  • Head of the library committee, Department of Civil Eng., (2015-2016).
  • Member of the engineering day committee, Department of Civil Eng, (2014-2016).

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)