Associate Professor of Structural Chairman, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department
United Arab Emirates
Dr. Amr Sweedan is the Chairman of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the UAE University. Before joining the UAE University in 2005, Dr. Sweedan held the position of a Senior Engineer at the head office of Rowan Williams Davies & Irwin Inc. (RWDI), Consulting Engineers and Scientists, in Ontario, Canada. Dr. Sweedan earned his Ph.D. in Structural Dynamics from the University of Western Ontario, Canada. He is a registered professional engineer in the province of Ontario, Canada (P.Eng.). In addition, he is a member of several professional societies including the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and the Canadian Society of Civil Engineering (CSCE). Dr. Sweedan’s areas of research interest include: Modeling and Testing of Solid, Cellular and Castellated Steel Elements; Strengthening of Steel Structures using FRP; Response of High-rise Buildings to Seismic and Wind Loading; and Stability and Behavior of Shell Structures under Hydrostatic and Hydrodynamic Pressures.
Modeling and Testing of Solid, Cellular and Castellated Steel Elements; Strengthening of Steel Structures using FRP