Funded Research Projects

  1. "Glass Fiber Reinforced Plastic Bars: Properties and Applications for Concrete Structures," funded by King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST). Completed in 1997.
  2. "Long-Term Behavior of Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymer Rebars in Stressed Concrete Elements," Research Project No. 19/421, funded by SABIC. Completed in 2001.
  3. "Rehabilitation of the Infrastructure Using Composite Fabrics," Project No. AR-16-52, funded by King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST). Completed in 2002.
  4. "Creep Behavior of Concrete Beams Reinforced With GFRP Bars under Sustained Loading at Different Environmental Conditions," Research Project No. 29/422, funded by SABIC. Completed in 2002.
  5. "Flexural Performance of RC Beams Repaired with Commercially Available Repair Materials," Research Project No. 9/423, funded by Research center - College of Engineering, KSU. Completed in 2003.
  6. "Flexural Behavior of Pre-Cracked RC Beams Strengthened With FRP Composite Sheets," Research Project No. 40/423, funded by SABIC. Completed in 2005.
  7. Seismic Strengthening of Infill Walls in Buildings Using Composite Sheets," Project No. AR-59, Deanship of Scientific Research, Applied National Research Program, KSU. Completed in 2005.
  8. "Effect of Edge Sharpness on the Compressive Strength of FRP-Confined Square Concrete Columns," Research Project 31/426, funded by SABIC. Completed in 2006.
  9. "Experimental and Analytical Investigation of Compressive Strength of FRP-Confined Concrete”, Research Project No. 11/426," funded by Research center - College of Engineering, KSU. Completed in 2007.
  10. "Seismic Upgrade of Beam-Column Connections in Existing RC Buildings Using FRP/Epoxy Composite Laminates," Project No. AR-21-40, funded by King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST). Completed in 2007.
  11. "Classification and Testing Performance of Concrete Repair Materials for Durable Repair Under Local Environmental Conditions," Project No. AR-100, Deanship of Scientific Research, Applied National Research Program, KSU. Completed in 2007.
  12. "Long Term Durability of Composite Materials Used to Externally Strengthen/ Repair Infrastructure Under Different Loading and Environmental Conditions" Funded by ARAMCO, Saudi Arabia, Completed in 2008.
  13. Performance of glass fiber reinforced polymer (GFRP) bars under severe environmental conditions and high temperatures,” Sponsored by Center of Excellence for Research in Engineering Material (CEREM), King Saud University, Completed in 2011.
  14. Performance of glass fiber reinforced polymer (GFRP) bars under Flexural stresses,” Sponsored by Center of Excellence for Research in Engineering Material (CEREM), King Saud University, Completed in 2011.
  15. Development of an advanced risk and vulnerability assessment methodology and framework for buildings in Riyadh against blast generated waves,” Sponsored under twinning program of King Saud University, Completed in 2012.
  16. Strengthening Reinforced Concrete Using CFRP and Wire Mesh for Improved Impact Resistance”, Funded by National Plan for Sciences and Technology, King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (Project No.: ADV728-02), Jan 2011 to Dec 2012. Completed.
  17. Exploratory study for low cost construction and building systems”, Funded by KACST (Project No.: 597-32), 2011-2013. Completed.
  18. Deanship of Scientific Research group project No. RGP-VPP-064, Completed in 2012.
  19. Deanship of Scientific Research group project No. RGP-VPP-104, Completed in 2013.