Associate Professor Ehab Hamed
Associate Professor

Associate Professor Ehab Hamed

Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research interest

  • Viscoelastic behaviour of materials and structures
  • Creep and shrinkage of concrete
  • Use of FRP composite materials in construction
  • Sandwich panels
  • Precast concrete structures

Courses taught

  • Steel and Composite Structures
  • Structural Analysis and Modeling
  • Advanced Concrete Structures
  • Reinforced Concrete Design
  • Advanced Mechanics of Structures and Materials
  • Engineering Mechanics

Professional Organisations

  • Member of ACI (American Concrete Institute) Committees: 209 Creep and Shrinkage in Concrete, 440 Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Reinforcement, and 533 Precast Panels. 
  • Member of PCI (Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute) Committees: Precast Insulated Wall Panels, FRP Composites.
  • Member of Standards Australia’s AS3600 Sub-Committees: BD-002-01 Strength and Analysis of Concrete Structures.
  • Member of NSW State Committee of the Concrete Institute of Australia
  • Member of the International Institute for FRP in Construction.
  • Member of the National Precast Concrete Association Australia
  • Member of Engineers Australia

Grants

2017-2019     "Coupled Service and Ultimate Behaviour of High Strength Composite Columns. Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Project, $435,500 (with B Uy, Z Tao, and WH Kang).

2016-2018     "Time-Dependent Behaviour of Precast Concrete Sandwich Panels”. ARC Discovery Project, $330,000 (with RI Gilbert).

2012-2014     "Nonlinear Long-Term Behaviour and Analysis of High Strength Concrete Panels". ARC Discovery Project, $310,000 (with SJ Foster).

2009-2011      “Long-Term Behaviour of Thin-Walled Concrete Curved Members Strengthened with Externally Bonded Composite Materials”. ARC Discovery Project, $180,000 (with MA Bradford).

Awards

2019     Australia-China Young Scientists Exchange Program.

2007     Tuvia Netzer Memorial Fund Award for Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation. “Dynamic Behavior of Concrete and Masonry Structures Strengthened with Composite Materials”. Technion, Israel.

 

Qualifications

2007  Ph.D.      Structural Engineering, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.

2003  M.Sc.     Structural Engineering, Technion, Israel.  

2000  B.Sc.      Civil Engineering, Technion, Israel.  

Phone
(+61 2) 9385 9765
Location
Civil Engineering Building (H20) Level 7, Room CE716 Kensington Campus
  • Journal articles | 2023
    Younas S; Hamed E; Li D; Uy B, 2023, 'Eccentrically loaded concrete-filled steel tubes made with high strength materials', Engineering Structures, vol. 275, pp. 115246 - 115246, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2022.115246