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Mostafa Mohamed

Head of Civil & Structural Engineering

Faculty/Dept/School Department of Civil and Structural Engineering
(Faculty of Engineering and Informatics)
Emailm.h.a.mohamed@bradford.ac.uk
Telephone +441274 233856

Biography

Dr Mohamed is Senior Lecturer in Geotechnical Engineering and currently the Head of Civil Engineering Department. Dr Mohamed has gained a wide range of expertise from working in academia and industry. His research interests lie in the area of geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineering. In particular, his key research areas are recovery of thermal energy from soils, soil reinforcement, modelling unsaturated soils, consolidation of soft soils, soil structure interaction, contaminant transport and treatment of wastewater using soil aquifers. Dr Mohamed supervised 4 PhD projects to completion and is currently supervising 9 PhD projects. Dr Mohamed has published over 60 technical papers in leading engineering journals and at international conferences.

Dr Mohamed regularly reviews articles for the ASCE, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Water Research, Geotechnical and Geological Engineering (GEGE), International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics. Materials - Open Access Materials Science Journal, Journal of Water and Climate Change, ICE journal - Energy. Environmental Technology, Geomechanics and Engineering.

Administrative and managerial duties and responsibilities: 
July 2018: Head of Civil Engineering Department
 Oct. 2013-June 2018: Head of Civil Engineering Discipline and Programme Leader.
2007 - 2013 Course Tutor and MEng tutor for Civil and Structural Engineering Courses.

Research

Dr Mohamed's research interests are;
i. Heat recovery from shallow soil layers,
ii. Reinforcement of weak soils ,
iii. Modelling of soil-structure interaction.
iv. Constitutive modelling of unsaturated soils
v. Consolidation of soft heterogeneous soils
vi. Experimental and numerical analysis for the patterns and mechanisms of contaminants transport in porous media. Soil Aquifer Treatment.

Research Groups: Bradford Centre for Sustainable Environments 

Professional activities

  • Refereeing of Journals ASCE, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering. Water Research. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering (GEGE). International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics. Materials - Open Access Materials Science Journal. Journal of Water and Climate Change. ICE journal - Energy. Environmental Technology. Journal of Zhejiang University-Science Applied Physics and Engineering. Geomechanics and Engineering.
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA), UK
  • , Graduate Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), UK
  • , Member of the Engineering Syndicate, Egypt
  • - BSc (Hons)
  • - MSc
  • University of Bradford - PhD
  • University of Bradford - PGCHEP

Publications

Peer Reviewed Journal
TitleThe effects of lime content and environmental temperature on the mechanical and hydraulic properties of extremely high plastic clays (2018)
AuthorsAli., H.; Mohamed, Mostafa H.A.
 
TitlePractical approach to predict the shear strength of fibre-reinforced clay (2018)
AuthorsMirzababaei, M.; Mohamed, Mostafa H.A.; Arulrajah, A.; Horpibulsuk, S.; Anggraini, V.
 
TitleModelling the potential for multi-location in-sewer heat recovery at a city scale under different seasonal scenarios (2018)
AuthorsMohamad, A-A.; Schellart, A.; Kroll, S.; Mohamed, Mostafa H.A.; Tait, S.
 
TitleAnalysis of sequential active and passive arching in granular soils (2018)
AuthorsAqoub, K.; Mohamed, Mostafa H.A.; Sheehan, Therese
 
TitleThe effects of compaction delay and environmental temperature on the Mechanical and Hydraulic properties of lime-stabilized extremely high plastic clays (2017)
AuthorsAli, Hatim; Mohamed, Mostafa H.A.
 
TitleAnalysis of strip footings on fibre reinforced slopes with the aid of Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV) (2017)
AuthorsMirzababaei, M.; Mohamed, Mostafa H.A.; Miraftab, M.
 
TitleAnalysis of strip footings on fiber-reinforced slopes with the aid of particle image velocimetry (2017)
AuthorsMirzababaei M.;Mohamed M.;Miraftab M.
JournalJournal of Materials in Civil Engineering
DOI10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0001758
 
TitleAcoustical properties of novel sound absorbers made from recycled granulates (2017)
AuthorsKhan, Amir; Mohamed, Mostafa H.A.; Al Halo, N.; Benkreira, Hadj
 
TitleAnalysis of ground-source heat pumps in north-of-England homes (2016)
AuthorsAli, Alexis; Mohamed, Mostafa H.A.; Abdel-Aal, Mohamad; Schellart, A.; Tait, Simon J.
 
TitlePredicting wastewater temperatures in sewer pipes using abductive network models (2015)
AuthorsAbdel-Aal, Mohamad; Mohamed, Mostafa H.A.; Smits, R.; Abdel-Aal, R.E.; De Gussem, K.; Schellart, A.; Tait, Simon J.
 
TitleEffects of coolant flow rate, groundwater table fluctuations and infiltration of rainwater on the efficiency of heat recovery from near surface soil layers (2015)
AuthorsMohamed, Mostafa H.A.; El Kezza, O.; Abdel-Aal, Mohamad; Schellart, A.; Tait, Simon J.
 
TitleModelling the viability of heat recovery from combined sewers (2014)
AuthorsAbdel-Aal, Mohamad; Smits, R.; Mohamed, Mostafa H.A.; De Gussem, K.; Schellart, A.; Tait, Simon J.
 
TitleImpact of Carpet Waste Fibre Addition on Swelling Properties of Compacted Clays (2013)
AuthorsMirzababaei M.;Miraftab M.;Mohamed M.;McMahon P.
JournalGeotechnical and Geological Engineering
DOI10.1007/s10706-012-9578-2
 
TitleRemoval of dissolved organic carbon and nitrogen during simulated soil aquifer treatment (2013)
AuthorsEssandoh, Helen M.K.; Tizaoui, Chedly; Mohamed, Mostafa H.A.
 
TitleUnconfined Compression Strength of Reinforced Clays with Carpet Waste Fibers (2013)
AuthorsMirzababaei, M.; Miraftab, M.; Mohamed, Mostafa H.A.; McMahon, P.
 
TitleRemoval of Estrone (E1), 17β-Estradiol (E2) and 17α-Ethinylestradiol (EE2) During Soil Aquifer Treatment of a Model Wastewater (2012)
AuthorsEssandoh H.;Tizaoui C.;Mohamed M.
JournalSeparation Science and Technology
DOI10.1080/01496395.2011.644618
 
TitleImpact of Carpet Waste Fibre Addition on Swelling Properties of Compacted Clays (2012)
AuthorsMirzababaei, M.; Miraftab, M.; Mohamed, Mostafa H.A.; McMahon, P.
 
TitleSoil aquifer treatment of artificial wastewater under saturated conditions (2011)
AuthorsEssandoh, Helen M.K.; Tizaoui, Chedly; Mohamed, Mostafa H.A.; Amy, G.; Brdjanovic, D.
 
TitleTwo dimensional experimental study for the behaviour of surface footings on unreinforced and reinforced sand beds overlying soft pockets (2010)
AuthorsMohamed, Mostafa H.A.
 
TitleFate of triclocarban during soil aquifer treatment: Soil column studies (2010)
AuthorsEssandoh H.;Tizaoui C.;Mohamed M.;Amy G.;Brdjanovic D.
JournalWater Science And Technology
DOI10.2166/wst.2010.148
 
TitleNonlinear numerical modelling for the effects of surface explosions on buried reinforced concrete structures (2010)
AuthorsNagy N.;Mohamed M.;Boot J.
JournalGeomechanics and Engineering
DOI10.12989/gae.2010.2.1.001
 
TitleAirborne acoustic method to determine the volumetric water content of unsaturated sands (2010)
AuthorsMohamed M.;Horoshenkov K.
JournalJournal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering - ASCE
DOI10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0000168
 
TitleAirborne acoustic method to determine the volumetric water content of unsaturated sands (2009)
AuthorsMohamed, Mostafa H.A.; Horoshenkov, Kirill V.
 
TitleRole of dynamic flow in relationships between suction head and degree of saturation. (2007)
AuthorsMohamed, Mostafa H.A.; Sharma, R.S.
 
TitleExperimental Investigation of the effects of water saturation on the acoustic admittance of sandy soils. (2006)
AuthorsHoroshenkov, Kirill V.; Mohamed, Mostafa H.A.
 
TitleAn experimental investigation of LNAPL migration in an unsaturated/saturated sand. (2003)
AuthorsSharma, R.S.; Mohamed, Mostafa H.A.
 
TitlePatterns and mechanisms of migration of light non-aqueous phase liquid in an unsaturated sand (2003)
AuthorsSharma R.;Mohamed M.
JournalGeotechnique
DOI10.1680/geot.2003.53.2.225
 
TitlePatterns and mechanisms of light non-aqueous phase liquid in unsaturated sand. (2003)
AuthorsMohamed, Mostafa H.A.; Sharma, R.S.