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Jamal Khatib

Jamal Khatib

Chair in Civil Engineering
University of Wolverhampton
UK

Biography

Jamal Khatib, BEng, MEng(Sc), PhD, CEng, FICE, FHEA, EUR ING, PG.Cert. Ed, PG.Cert. PjtMgt, Cert. EnvMgt, MEPC, MOIA, is presently Professor of Civil Engineering (Sustainable Construction Materials), Faculty of Science and Engineering at the University of Wolverhampton (UoW) - UK. His academic career began in 1987 as a Research Student/Assistant/Fellow, at the University of Aberdeen. In 1994 he moved to take another Research Fellow post at the University of Glamorgan (now University of South Wales) until 1997. He then took a permanent position as a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Civil Engineering at Sheffield Hallam University (SHU). During that time and due to research collaboration with IMUST-China, he was awarded the title of Honorary Professor in 2001. After 9 years at SHU, he moved to the University of Wolverhampton (UoW) as a Reader in Civil Engineering and became a Professor in July12. In 2010, he achieved the Chartered Engineer status of the Institution of Civil Engineer (ICE). Areas of research specialism include a number of sustainable construction materials themes: a) use variety of waste materials in the production of construction/structural materials, b) novel construction materials (e.g. metakaolin), c) concrete subjected to harsh environments, d) lightweight and self-compacting concrete and e) behaviour of structural materials. Prof Khatib was one of the early UK researchers who conducted research on metakaolin as partial substitution of cement and his publications in this areahave been extensively cited.According to the ISI Web of Science and Scopus Prof Khatib has an H-index of 16 and 19 respectively

Research Interest

Research and Consultancy are in the broad field of Sustainable Construction/Structural Materials. Expertise includes the utilisation of waste/recycled and novel materials in cement based systems to produce construction materials (e.g. concrete, pavement).