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Professor Ashraf Ashour

Professor of Structural Engineering

Faculty/Dept/School Department of Civil and Structural Engineering
(Faculty of Engineering and Informatics)
Emaila.f.ashour@bradford.ac.uk
Telephone +441274 233870

Biography

Ashraf is a Professor of Structural Engineering at the University of Bradford, received his PhD from Cambridge University in 1994, a Fellow of the Institution of Structural Engineers (FIStructE) and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA). He is a Visiting Professor at Leeds University. Prof. Ashour has worked in many research projects sponsored by national and international research organisations. He has successfully supervised 16 post-doctoral research fellows from South Korea, Malaysia, Turkey, Libya, China, Egypt, Gaza, Portugal and Republic of Kazakhstan, and 20 PhD students. He has authored and co-authored more than 200 journal and conference papers. He is ranked among the top 0.6% scientists in Civil Engineering in accordance to the Golbal Database produced by Stanford University (Top 2% scientists-2021). His publication citations can be found:

          - Scopus (Id:7005633555): https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=7005633555
          - Publons (Id:H-9523-2013): https://publons.com/researcher/2624307/ashraf-f-ashour/
          - ORCID: (ID 0000-0002-4800-6060):https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4800-6060

Prof. Ashour was the Editor-in-Chief of the Structures and Buildings Journal (ICE). He is also a member of many other journal and conference editorial boards and professional committees. Professor Ashour was the Head of the Civil Engineering at the University of Bradford between 2007-2012. He has been the external examiner for more than 20 PhD students in various UK universities and overseas as well as 6 undergraduate and postgraduate taught courses in UK and overseas Universities.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

• PhD, Structural Engineering, Cambridge University (Trinity College). Thesis title: “Behaviour and Strength of Reinforced Concrete Continuous Deep Beams”, 1991-1994.

• MSc, Structural Engineering, Mansoura University, Egypt. Thesis Title: “Buckling Strength of Walls”, 1987-1989.

• BSc, Civil Engineering, Mansoura University, Egypt. Excellent with Honours; The top student of my class (870 students), 1980-1985.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

• Fellow of the Institution of Structural Engineers (FIStructE), 2011- to date.

• Member of the Institution of Structural Engineers (MIStructE), 2005-2011.

• Chartered Structural Engineer (CEng), 2005- to date.

• Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), 2008- to date.

• Member of the American Concrete Institute (MACI), 1997-2002.

COMPLETED MPhil/PhD SUPERVISION

• Hanady Almahmood, “Ductility of hybrid FRP-steel reinforced concrete continuous structures”, PhD, 2020.
• Musab AlHawat “Steel reinforcement corrosion in recycle aggregate concrete with nanosilica” PhD, 2020.
• Amal El-Khoja “Mechanical, thermal and acoustic properties of rubberised concrete incorporating nano silica”, PhD, 2019.
• Othman Shalookh “Fibre reinforced concrete continuous deep beams”, PhD, 2019.
• Jamila Abdalhmid “Shrinkage of self compacting concrete”, PhD, 2019.
• Najia Saleh “Bond of FRP reinforcing bars and concrete”, PhD, 2018.
• Abdulhamid Al Ajami “Punching shear in FRP flat slabs”, PhD, 2018.
• Almahdi Araba “Hybrid steel/composite reinforced concrete continuous beams”, PhD, 2018.
• Naveed Rehman “Demountable shear connectors,” PhD, 2017.
• Munir Mahgub “Behaviour of Elliptical Tube Columns Filled with Self-Compacting concrete,” PhD, 2017.
• Mahmoud Khatab “Behaviour of Continuously Supported self-compacting concrete deep beams,” PhD, 2016.
• S. Suleiman “Behaviour of saturated soils reinforced with fibres,” PhD, 2016.
• M. Mahroug “Behaviour of continuous concrete slabs reinforced with FRP bars,” PhD, 2013.
o Ganaw “Rheology of grout for preplaced aggregate concrete,” PhD, 2012.
• M. Habeeb “Flexural Behaviour of continuously supported FRP reinforced concrete beams,” PhD, 2012.
• L. Absora “Steel reinforcement corrosion in concrete structures,” PhD, 2010.
• Y. Chen “Repair and strengthening of masonry arch bridges,” PhD, 2004.
• S. ElRefaie “Strengthening of reinforced concrete continuous beams,” PhD, 2002.
• M. G. Sahab “Optimum design of reinforced concrete flat slabs,” PhD, 2002.
• M. Family “Behaviour of non-rectangular concrete beams reinforced with non-metallic FRP rebars,” MPhil, 2005.
• G. Rishi “Reinforced concrete continuous deep beams with openings” MPhil, 1998.

SUPERVISION of POST-DOC RESEARCH ASSISTANTS

1. Dr Musab AlHawat , “Efficient Recovery of Valuable Resources from Construction and Demolition Waste Towards Circular Economy in Construction Industry”, UKNC for UNESCO, £194k.
2. Dr Hanady Almahmood “Lego Construction System of “Green” Structural Components for Low-cost Housing”, Oct. 2020-May. 2021.
3. Dr Diogo Figueira “Lego Construction System of “Green” Structural Components for Low-cost Housing”, May 2019-Nov. 2020.
4. Dr. Gürkan Yıldırım, “Geopolymer concrete from construction and demolition waste”, Oc. 2019-Feb. 2020.
5. Dr Wenjie Ge, Yangzhou University, China, “Flexural behavior of ECC-RC composite beams reinforced with FRP bar,” August 2016-Februrary 2017.
6. Dr Antonio Condello, University of Calabria, Italy, “Fiber Reinforced Cementitious Composites for Strengthening and Repair of Reinforced Concrete Structures,” April 2016-August 2016.
7. Dr Ilker Fatih Kara, University of Nigde, Turkey, “FRP bridge decks,” Sept. 2014-August 2015.
8. Dr. Mehmet Koroglu Alpaslan, Necmettin Erbakan University, Turkey, “FRP bridge decks”, July 2014-June 2015.
9. Dr Nor Azizi Safiee, University of Putra Malaysia, “Structural Behaviour of Interlocking Mortarless Block Wall System”, March 2014- Feb. 2016.
10. Dr A Badr, Nazarbayev University, Republic of Kazakhstan, “Freeze-thaw of concrete” June-Dec. 2013.
11. Dr Ali Köken, Selcuk University, Turkey, “Ductility of reinforced concrete columns”, July-Sept. 2013.
12. Dr. Mehmet Koroglu Alpaslan, Necmettin Erbakan University, Turkey, “Ductility of reinforced concrete columns”, July-Sept. 2013.
13. Prof. Salem Alsanusi, Benghazi University, Libya, “Rheology of self- compacting concrete”, Dec. 2012-March. 2013.
14. Dr Ilker Fatih Kara, University of Nigde, Turkey, “Concrete structures reinforced with FRP reinforcement,” March 2011-January 2012.
15. Dr K. H. Yang, Dept. of Architectural Engineering, Mokpo National University, Mokpo, Jeonnam, South Korea, “Reinforced concrete deep beams & use of wire ropes to strengthen concrete structures,” 2006-2007.
16. Dr M. Al-Qedra, The Islamic University of Gaza, “Neural Network prediction of concrete structures,” 2002.
17. Dr A H Salem, Mansoura University, Egypt, “Fibre reinforced concrete structures,” 2001.
18. Prof. Qiao Huang, Vice President of the Communications College, Herbin University, China, “Reinforced concrete structures,” 1998-1999.

RECENT RESEARCH GRANTS

1. Newton Prize 2020, “Efficient Recovery of Valuable Resources from Construction and Demolition Waste Towards Circular Economy in Construction Industry”, UKNC for UNESCO, £194k.
2. H2020-MSCA-IF-2019, MSCA-IF-EF-ST, “Construction and Demolition Waste-based “Green” Lego-like Structural Components”, 2020-2022, €224k.
3. Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor, Jan. 2021- Dec. 2023, £30k.
4. British Council, Newton Fund Institutional Links Grant, “Lego Construction System of “Green” Structural Components for Low-cost Housing”, 2018, £250k (Bradford share = £132k).
5. Royal Academy of Engineering Distinguished Visiting Fellowships and Missions - Turkey, 2018, £5k.
6. Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor, Sept. 2016- August 2019, £30k.
7. Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor, Sept. 2020- August 2023, £29k.
8. H2020-MSCA-ITN-2017, “Demountable Geopolymer Concrete Elements through Recycling of Construction and Demolition Waste”, Jan. 2017, unsuccessful, €3.2M.
9. Yorkshire Innovation Fund (RDP) “Cost effective new generation super-plasticisers for concrete/mortar manufacturing”, with Eye-Dale Limited, Jan. 2015-June 2015, £30k.
10. Yorkshire Innovation Fund (SIP) “Cost effective new generation super-plasticisers for concrete/mortar manufacturing”, with Eye-Dale Limited, Sept. 2014-Nov. 2014, £10k.
11. EU FP7 “Improved shear connection rules for composite beams”, Bradford share: £500,000, Co-investigator, 2012-2015.

PhD EXTERNAL EXAMINER - UK EXAMINATIONS

1. “Shear Behaviour and Design of FRP RC Beams,” PhD degree, Sheffield University, 2019.

2. "Analytical and experimental investigations for the efficient construction of steel-concrete composite beams," PhD degree, Loughborough University, 2019.

3. “Development and applications of self-learning simulation in finite element analysis,” PhD degree, University of Exeter, 2019.

4. “The Use of Auxetic Laminates as a Construction Material: A study on the behaviour of confined concrete columns using Prepreg CFRP Auxetic Jackets”, Bristol University, 2018.

5. “Structural Performance of Nano Concrete-Steel Sandwich Wall,” PhD degree, City, University of London, 2017.

6. “Analysis of Strengthened RC Slabs,” PhD degree, University of Manchester, 2017.

7. “Shear Behaviour of Reinforced Concrete Deep Beams,” PhD degree, Sheffield University, 2016.

8. “Investigation of Moment-Redistribution in FRP-strengthened continuous RC beams and slabs,” PhD degree, Bath University, 2015.

9. “Textile Reinforced Concrete Design Methodology and Novel Reinforcement” PhD degree, Leeds University, 2015.

10. “Analyse of multiple span steel reinforced concrete beams retrofitted with near surface mounted carbon fibre reinforced,” PhD degree, Bristol University, 2015.

11. “Vulnerability of Precast Concrete Frame with Semi-rigid Connections,” PhD degree, Bristol University, 2014.

12. “Structural Health Monitoring of Wind Turbine Foundations using a Wireless Sensor Network” PhD degree, University of Strathclyde, 2014.

13. “Behaviour of Ferrocement Columns under Static and Cycling loading”, PhD degree, Manchester University, 2013.

14. “Shear Behaviour of Ferrocement Beams”, PhD degree, Manchester University, 2013.

15. “Application of an Evolutionary Data Mining Technique for constitutive Modelling of Geomaterials,” PhD degree, University of Exeter, 2013.

16. “Use of EPR for material modelling in finite element analysis,” PhD degree, University of Exeter, 2011.

17. “Behaviour of continuous beams during the patch repair process,” PhD degree, Heriot Watt University, 2009.

18. “An assessment of the potential of the IFC for RC interoperability,” PhD degree, Leeds University, 2007.

19. “Stress transfer between FRP reinforcement and concrete,” PhD degree, Bristol University, 2007.

20. “Modelling the behaviour of soil-cooling tower interaction,” PhD degree, Loughborough University, 2007.

21. “Computational investigation into states of self stress of pin-jointed bar assemblies,” PhD degree, Bristol University, 2006.

22. “Punching shear failure in reinforced concrete slabs with membrane restraint,” PhD degree, Bristol University, 2006.

23. “Brittle separation failure of FRP-plated reinforced concrete beams,” PhD degree, Bristol University, 2003.

PhD EXTERNAL EXAMINER - INTERNATIONAL EXAMINATIONS

1. “Hybrid Passive Control System for Seismic Response Mitigation of Steel Frame Structures”, PhD Degree, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, 2019.

2. “Sustainable Concrete using Seawater, Recycled Aggregates, and Non-Corrosive Reinforcement”, PhD degree, Qatar University, Qatar, 2019.

3. “Influence of Alkali-Silica Reaction on the Shear Capacity of Reinforced Concrete Slabs without Shear Reinforcement”, PhD degree, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark, 2019.

4. “Flexural Behaviour of Concrete Beams Reinforced With Steel Plates”, PhD, University of Wollongong, Australia, 2018.

5. “Behavior of RC Beam-Column Connection Strengthened with Externally Bonded FRP Composites”, PhD, University of Malaya, Malaysia, 2018.

6. “Effect of Pond Ash And Steel Fibre on Engineering Properties of Concrete“, PhD degree, VIT University, India, 2015.

7. “Strength of Loop Connections between Precast Concrete Elements”, PhD degree, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark, 2014.

EXTERNAL EXAMINATIONS - POST-GRADUATE TAUGHT COURSES

1. MSc in Structural Design and Construction Management, Kingston University, 2018–2021.

2.  MSc in Civil Engineering and Construction Management, University of Derby, 2012-2016.

EXTERNAL EXAMINATIONS - UNDER-GRADUATE TAUGHT COURSES

1. BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering, Modern Technology and Informatics, Egypt (MTI) in partnership with Wales University, 2017-2021.

2. BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering, British University in Egypt (BUE) in partnership with Loughborough University, 2013-2016.

3. BEng (Hons) & BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering, University of Bolton, 2011-2014.

4. BSc (Hons) in Civil Engineering, The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, 2008-2011.

JOURNAL EDITORIAL MEMBERSHIP

1. Editor-in-Chief for the Structures and Buildings Journal of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), 2014-2017.

2. Member of the Editorial Board for Structures and Buildings Journal, ICE, Thomas Telford, 2010-2014.

3. Member of the Editorial Board for International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials Journal, Springer, since 2007.

4. Member of the Editorial Board for Advances in Concrete Construction (ACC) journal, Techno Press, 2013-2016.

5. Member of the Editorial Board of the Advances in Civil Engineering, Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2009-2014.

6. Member of the Editorial Board of the Scientific World Journal, Hindawi Publishing, 2012-2016.

7. Member of the Editorial Board of the “Open Construction and Building Technology Journal”, Bentham Science, 2010-2015.

Recent Journal Papers (since 2015)

1. Dong, S., Li, L., Ashour, A., Dong, X., Han, B.”Self-assembled 0D/2D nano carbon materials engineered smart and multifunctional cement-based composites” (2021) Construction and Building Materials.
2. Dong, S., Wang, D., Ashour, A., Han, B., Ou, J. “Nickel plated carbon nanotubes reinforcing concrete composites: from nano/micro structures to macro mechanical properties” (2021) Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 141.
3. Ulugöl, H., Kul, A., Yıldırım, G., Şahmaran, M., Aldemir, A., Figueira, D., Ashour, A. “Mechanical and microstructural characterization of geopolymers from assorted construction and demolition waste-based masonry and glass” (2021) Journal of Cleaner Production, 280. 
4. Dong, S., Wang, Y., Ashour, A., Han, B., Ou, J. “Uniaxial compressive fatigue behavior of ultra-high performance concrete reinforced with super-fine stainless wires” (2021) International Journal of Fatigue, 142.
5. Wang, J., Dong, S., Zhou, C., Ashour, A., Han, B. “Investigating pore structure of nano-engineered concrete with low-field nuclear magnetic resonance”(2021) Journal of Materials Science, 56 (1), pp. 243-259. 
6. Yıldırım, G., Kul, A., Özçelikci, E., Şahmaran, M., Aldemir, A., Figueira, D., Ashour, A. “Development of alkali-activated binders from recycled mixed masonry-originated waste”(2021) Journal of Building Engineering, 33.
7. Almahmood, H., Ashour, A. and Sheehan, T., “Flexural behaviour of hybrid steel-GFRP reinforced concrete continuous T-beams”, Composite Structures, 2020.
8. Qui, L., Dong, S., Ashour, A., Han, B. “Antimicrobial concrete for smart and durable infrastructures: A review” Construction and Building Materials, 2020.
9. Alhawat, M, Khan, A and Ashour, A, “Evaluation of Steel Corrosion in Concrete Structures Using Impact-Echo Method”, Advanced Materials Research Vol. 1158, 2020, pp. 147-164.
10. Wang, X., Dong, S., Ashour, A., Zhang, W., Han, B. “Effect and mechanisms of nanomaterials on interface between aggregates and cement mortars” Construction and Building Materials, 2020.
11. Ge, W. J., Ashour, A. F., Lu, W. and Cao, D. “Flexural performance of steel reinforced ECC-concrete composite beams subjected to freeze-thaw cycles” International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials, 14(1), 2020.
12. Alhawat, M., Ashour, A. “Bond strength between corroded steel and recycled aggregate concrete incorporating nano silica” Construction and Building Materials, 2020.
13. Zhang, W., Zheng, Q., Ashour, A., Han, B., “Self-healing cement concrete composites for resilient infrastructures: A review,” (2020) Composites Part B: Engineering, 189.
14. Alhawat, M., Ashour, A., El-Khoja, A., “Properties of concrete incorporating different nano silica particles”,(2020) Materials Research Innovations, 24 (3), pp. 133-144.
15. Wang, J., Dong, S., Ashour, A., Wang, X., Han, B., “Dynamic mechanical properties of cementitious composites with carbon nanotubes”, (2020) Materials Today Communications, 22.
16. Bayraktar, A., Hökelekli, E., Halifeoğlu, M., Halifeoğlu, Z., Ashour, A., “Out-of-plane seismic failure assessment of spandrel walls in long-span masonry stone arch bridges using cohesive interface”, (2020) Earthquake and Structures, 18 (1), pp. 83-96.
17. Ge, W., Song, W., Ashour, A.F., Lu, W., Cao, D. ”Flexural performance of FRP/steel hybrid reinforced engineered cementitious composite beams”, (2020) Journal of Building Engineering, 31.
18. Wang, X., Zheng, Q., Dong, S., Ashour, A., Han, B. “Interfacial characteristics of nano-engineered concrete composites” (2020) Construction and Building Materials, 259.
19. Guler, S., Türkmenoğlu, Z.F., Ashour, A. “Performance of single and hybrid nanoparticles added concrete at ambient and elevated temperatures”, (2020) Construction and Building Materials, 250.
20. Dong, S., Wang, Y., Ashour, A., Han, B., Ou, J., “Nano/micro-structures and mechanical properties of ultra-high performance concrete incorporating graphene with different lateral sizes,” (2020), Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 137.
21. Ge, W., Wang, Y., Ashour, A., Lu, W., Cao, D., “Flexural performance of concrete beams reinforced with steel–FRP composite bars”, (2020) Archives of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, 20 (2).
22. Ding, S., Dong, S., Ashour, A., Han, B. “Development of sensing concrete: Principles, properties and its applications” Journal of Applied Physics, 2019.
23. Dong, S., Dong, X. Ashour, A., Han, B., Ou, J. “Fracture and self-sensing characteristics of super-fine stainless wire reinforced reactive powder concrete”, (2020), Cement and Concrete Composites, 105.
24. Saleh, N. Ashour, A. and Sheehan, T., “Bond between glass fibre reinforced polymer bars and high - strength concrete”, Structures, Vol. 22, Dec. 2019, pp. 139-153.
25. Dong, S., Zhou, D., Ashour, A., Han, B., Ou, J. “Flexural toughness and calculation model of super-fine stainless wire reinforced reactive powder concrete”, (2019), Cement and Concrete Composites, 104, DOI: 10.1016/j.cemconcomp.2019.103367.
26. Li, L., Zheng, Q., Li, Z., Ashour, A., Han, B. “Bacterial technology-enabled cementitious composites: A review”, (2019), Composite Structures, 225, DOI: 10.1016/j.compstruct.2019.111170.
27. Çalik, İ., Bayraktar, A., Türker, T., Ashour, A. “Experimental Dynamic Behaviors and Empirical Frequency Formulas for Historical Timber Mosques” (2019), Structural Engineering International, 29 (3), pp. 404-411.
28. Zinkaah, O.H., Ashour, A. “Load capacity predictions of continuous concrete deep beams reinforced with GFRP bars”, 2019, Structures, 19, pp. 449-462.
29. Alhawat, M., Ashour, A. “Bond strength between corroded steel reinforcement and recycled aggregate concrete”, 2019, Structures, 19, pp. 369-385.
30. Bayraktar, A., Hökelekli, E., Türker, T., Çalik, İ., Ashour, A., Mosallam, A. “Window opening effects on structural behavior of historical masonry Fatih Mosque”, 2019, International Journal of Architectural Heritage, 13(4), pp. 585-599.
31. Alhawat, M., Ashour, A., El-Khoja, A., “Properties of concrete incorporating different nano silica particles”, (2019) Materials Research Innovations, DOI: 10.1080/14328917.2019.1616140.
32. Zinkaah, O.H., Ashour, A., Sheehan, T. “Experimental tests of two-span continuous concrete deep beams reinforced with GFRP bars and strut-and-tie method evaluation”, 2019, Composite Structures, 216, pp. 112-126.
33. Bayraktar, A., Ashour, A., Karadeniz, H., Kurşun, A., Erdiş, A. “Structural performance of Nissibi cable-stayed bridge during the main and aftershocks of Adıyaman-Samsat earthquake on March 2, 2017”, 2019, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, 20(3), pp. 443-464.
34. Abdalhmid, J.M., Ashour, A. F., Sheehan, T. “Long-term drying shrinkage of self-compacting concrete: Experimental and analytical investigations”, Construction and Building Materials, 2019, pp 825-837.
35. Saleh, N., Ashour, A., Lam, D., Sheehan, T. “Experimental investigation of bond behaviour of two common GFRP bar types in high strength concrete”, Construction and Building Materials, 2019, pp 610-622.
36. W. J. Ge, A. F. Ashour, J. Yu, P. Gao, D.-F., C. Cai and X. Ji, "Flexural Behavior of ECC-Concrete Hybrid Composite Beams Reinforced with FRP and Steel Bars" Journal of Composites for construction, 23(1), 2019.
37. Banyhussan, Q.S., Yıldırım, G., Anıl, Ö., Erdem, R.T., Ashour, A., Şahmaran, M., “Impact resistance of deflection-hardening fiber reinforced concretes with different mixture parameters”, Structural concrete, 2019.
38. W. J. Ge, A. F. Ashour, D. Cao, W. Lu, P. Gao, J. Yu, X. Ji, and C. Cai, "Experimental study on flexural behavior of ECC-concrete composite beams reinforced with FRP bars " Journal of Composites Structures, 208(1), 2019, pp. 454-465.
39. S. Guler, D. Yavuz, F. Korkut and A Ashour, “Strength prediction models for steel, synthetic and hybrid fiber reinforced concretes” Structural Concrete (fib), 2019, 20(1), pp. 428-445.
40. Köroglu, M.A., Ashour, A., “Mechanical properties of self-compacting concrete with recycled bead wires”, (2019) Revista de la Construccion, 18 (3), pp. 501-512.
41. Çalik, İ., Bayraktar, A., Türker, T., Ashour, A., “Experimental Dynamic Behaviors and Empirical Frequency Formulas for Historical Timber Mosques” (2019) Structural Engineering International, DOI: 10.1080/10168664.2019.1593070.
42. Öztürk, Ş., Bayraktar, A., Hökelekli, E., Ashour, A. “Nonlinear Structural Performance of a Historical Brick Masonry Inverted Dome” International Journal of Architectural Heritage, 2020, 14(8), pp. 1161-1179.
43. A. M. Araba and A. F. Ashour “Flexural performance of hybrid GFRP-Steel reinforced concrete continuous beams”, Composites Part B: Engineering, 2018, 154, pp. 321-336.
44. A Bayraktar, I Çalik, T. Türker, A Ashour “Restoration effects on experimental dynamic characteristics of masonry stone minarets” Materials and Structures/Materiaux et Constructions, 51(6), 2018.
45. A Bayraktar, A F Ashour, H. Karadeniz, A. Kursun and A Erdis “Monitored structural behavior of a long span cable-stayed bridge under environmental effects” Challenge Journal Of Structural Mechanics, 4(4), 2018, 137–152.
46. M. Khatab and A. F. Ashour “Effectiveness factor of self-compacting concrete in compression for limit analysis of continuous deep beams”, Engineering Structures Journal, 2018, 164, pp. 14-12.
47. El-Khoja, A., Ashour, A., Abdalhmid, J., Dai, X., Khan, A. “Prediction of Rubberised Concrete Strength by Using Artificial Neural Networks”, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Science Index 143, International Journal of Civil, Environmental, Structural, Construction and Architectural Engineering, 12(11), 2018, pp. 1068 - 1073.
48. L. Gemi, M. A. Köroğlu and A. F. Ashour “Experimental study on compressive behavior and failure analysis of composite concrete confined by glass/epoxy ±55° filament wound pipes” Composite Structures, 187, 2018, pp. 157-168.
49. N. Rehman, D. Lam, X. Dai and A. F. Ashour, “Testing of composite beam with demountable shear connectors”, Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Structures and Buildings, Vol. 171(1), 2018, pp. 3-16.
50. N A Safiee, N A Mohd Nasir, A. F. Ashour and N Abu Bakar “Behaviour of interlocking mortarless hollow block walls under in-plane loading” Australian Journal of Structural Engineering (AJSE), Taylor & Francis, 19(2), 2018, pp. 87-95.
51. W. J. Ge, A. F.  Ashour, X. Ji, C. Cai, and D.-F. Cao, “Flexural behavior of ECC-concrete composite beams reinforced with steel bars” Construction and Building Materials, 159, 2018, pp 175-188.
52. Ge, W.J., Cai, C., Ji, X., Ashour, A.F., Cao, D.F., “Experimental study of mechanical properties of PVA-ECC under freeze-thaw cycles” (2018) Journal of Testing and Evaluation, 46 (6), DOI: 10.1520/JTE20160145.
53. I. F. Kara, A. F.  Ashour, C. Dundar, “Analysis of R/C frames considering cracking effect and plastic hinge formation” Structural Engineering and Mechanics, 63(5), 2017, pp. 669-681.
54. I. F. Kara, M. A. Köroğlu and A. F. Ashour “Tests of continuous concrete slabs reinforced with basalt fibre reinforced plastic bars” ACI Structural Journal, 114(5), 2017, pp. 1201-1213.
55. D. Lam, X. Dai, A. F. Ashour and N. Rehman “Recent research on composite beams with demountable shear connectors”, Journal of Steel Construction, Vol. 10(2), 2017, pp. 1-10.
56. S. J. Kwon, K. H. Yang, Y. H. Hwang and A. F. Ashour “Shear friction strength of monolithic concrete interfaces” Magazine of Concrete Research (ICE), 2017, Vol. 69, No. 5, pp. 230-240.
57. M. Khatab, A. F. Ashour, T. Sheehan and D. Lam “Experimental investigation on continuous reinforced SCC deep beams and Comparisons with Code provisions and models”, Engineering Structures Journal, 2017, 131, pp. 264-274.
58. Safiee, N. A. and A. F. Ashour, “Prediction of punching shear capacity of RC flat slabs using artificial neural network”, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, 18(2), 2017, pp. 285-309.
59. M. Mahgub, A. F. Ashour, D. Lam and X. Dai “Axial compressive behaviour of self-compacting concrete filled elliptical tube columns”, Thin-Walled Structures Journal, 2017, 111, pp. 27-34.
60. F. Bencardino, A. Condello and A. F. Ashour “Single-lap shear bond tests on Steel Reinforced Geopolymeric Matrix-concrete joints”, Composites Part B: Engineering, 2017, 110, pp. 62-71.
61. S. B. Keskin, O. K. Keskin, O. Anil, M. Sahmaran, A. Alyousif, M. Lachemi, L. Amleh, A. F. Ashour, “Self-healing capability of large-scale engineered cementitious composites beams”, Composites Part B: Engineering, Vol. 101, 2016, pp. 1-13.
62. E. Golafshani and A. F. Ashour “A feasibility study of BBP for predicting shear capacity of FRP reinforced concrete beams without stirrups” Advances in Engineering Software, Elsevier Science, Vol. 97, 2016, pp. 29-39.
63. S. Guler and A. F. Ashour “Review of current design guidelines for circular FRP-wrapped plain concrete cylinders” Journal of Composites for Construction, ASCE, Vol. 20(2), April 2016, pp. 1-15.
64. N. Rehman, D. Lam, X. Dai and A. F. Ashour, “Experimental study on demountable shear connectors in composite slabs with profiled decking”, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, Vol. 122, 2016, pp. 178-189.
65. A. Alyousif, M. Lachemi, O. Anil, G. Yildirim, M. Sahmaran and A. F. Ashour, “Comparison of Shear Behaviour of Engineered Cementitious Composite and Normal Concrete Beams with Different Shear Span Lengths”, Magazine of Concrete Research, Vol. 68(5), 2016, pp. 217-228.
66. E. Golafshani and A. F. Ashour “Prediction of self-compacting concrete elastic modulus using two symbolic regression techniques” Automation in Construction Journal, Elsevier, Vol. 64(1), 2016, pp. 7-19.
67. I. F. Kara, A. F. Ashour and M. A. Köroğlu “Flexural performance of reinforced concrete beams strengthened with prestressed near-surface-mounted FRP reinforcements” Composites Part B: Engineering, 2016, Vol. 91, pp. 371-383.
68. M. Sahmaran, O. Anil, M. Lachemi, G. Yildirim and A. F. Ashour, “Effect of Corrosion on Shear Behavior of Reinforced Engineered Cementitious Composite Beams”, ACI structural journal, Vol. 112, No. 6, December 2015, pp. 771-782.
69. K. H. Yang and A. F. Ashour "Modification Factor for Shear Capacity of Lightweight Concrete Beams" ACI Structural journal, Vol. 112, No. 4, July-August 2015, pp. 485-492.
70. I. F. Kara, A. F. Ashour and M. A. Köroğlu “Flexural behaviour of hybrid FRP/steel reinforced concrete beams” Composite Structures, Vol. 129, 2015, pp. 111-121.
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