Fathalla_El-Nahhas

Prof. Fathalla Mohamed El-Nahhas

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Emeritus Professor of Geotechnical Engineering and Foundations. - Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

  • Civil Engineer Geotechnical Engineer

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  • PhD or Equivalent
    • Ph. D. Thesis: "Behaviour of tunnels in stiff soils" - The University of Alberta : 01/10/1977 - 01/06/1981
  • MSc or Equivalent
    • M.Sc. Thesis in Geotechnical Engineering: "Field measurements in two tunnels in Edmonton, Canada" - The University of Alberta : 01/09/1975 - 01/06/1977
  • MSc or Equivalent
    • M.Sc. Thesis in Foundation Engineering: "Contact pressure under rectangular raft foundations" - Ain Shams University : 01/09/1972 - 01/06/1975

  • The Merit Prize of Ain Shams University in the Engineering Sciences Ain Shams University, 2012
  • The Egyptian Pendant of Excellence The Arab Republic of Egypt, 1997
  • The Egyptian State Prize in the Engineering Sciences The Egyptian Academy of Science and Technology., 1996

  • Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt : ( 01/08/2009 - Present )
    • Emeritus Professor of Geotechnical Engineering and Foundations.

    • Forty-five years of experience in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses as well as professional training programs in Egypt and Canada on geotechnical engineering, foundations, tunnelling, underground structures, rock mechanics, engineering geology and numerical methods for geotechnical engineering.

      Supervised eighteen Ph. D. theses and 40 M. Sc. theses on various geotechnical engineering topics, complete list is given below.

      Author (or co-author) of 100 papers on different aspects of geotechnical engineering, foundations, tunnelling, underground structures and geological engineering. See list of publications on pages 8-16.
  • Ain Shams University : ( 01/03/1993 - 01/08/2009 )
    • Professor of Geotechnical Engineering and Foundations
  • Ain Shams University : ( 01/08/2007 - 01/07/2009 )
    • Chairman of the Department of Structural Engineering
  • Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, Kuwait : ( 01/08/1997 - 01/05/2000 )
    • Project Leader
  • Ain Shams University : ( 01/01/1988 - 01/02/1993 )
    • Associate Professor-Geotechnical Engineering and Foundations

Language Read Level Written Level Spoken Level
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Arabic High High High

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1 El-Sarayat Street, Abbasia, Cairo, EGYPT 11517 View on map

( 20) 023 573 8602

( 20) 010 507 2991

( 20) 022 685 5881

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