Professor, Liverpool John Moores University, UK
Professor Hassan Al Nageim is a Professor of Structural Engineering. He received his BSc degree in Civil Engineering from University of Baghdad in 1976, then his MSc in 1983 from University College Cardiff, UK and PhD in 1989 from Civil and Structural Engineering Department at Heriot-Watt University, UK. 1977-1979, he has established the new Technology Department at Hilla Technical Institutions, Iraq, and worked as a Head of Department. 1980-1982 Completed his MSc degree and from 1983 -1985, he worked as a consultant engineer at the Kuwait National Petroleum Company representing the British Inspection X-Ray company. 1985- 1989, he worked as a PhD student on a Heriot Watt University Scholarship and developed new Triaxial Testing equipment’s capable of testing pavement engineering materials at high temperatures. The project was sponsored by Shell Bitumen Company in the UK. 1989-1998, he worked as a Senior Lecturer at Liverpool John Moores University, UK. With a main role of lecturing Advanced Structural Design including steel structures, bridges, concrete structures and pavement engineering. 1998 – 2003, he has been promoted to become a senor University Staff working as a Reader (Associate Professor in Structural Engineering). 2003 –date, he has been promoted again to the position of full Professor of Structural Engineering. Professor Al Nageim is a regular speaker and keynote speakers at different national and international conferences and consultant to many companies worldwide in the field of structural design and materials developments including Tarmac ltd, Unted utility, YK, Colas ltd. He presented papers in numerous UK and international conferences, has more than 140 scientific conference and journal publications and two books entitled: Structural Mechanics published by Pearson Education; Steel Structures: practical studies published by Taylor and Francis.
Professor Hassan main research interests are in structural design and evaluations and materials technology innovations for new applications. Professor Al Nageim is also: A Chartered Engineer and a member of the British Engineering Council, the Founder and Chief Editor of the International Journal of Pavement Engineering & Asphalt Technology, established in 2001, ISSN 1464-8164, the Founder and Chairman of the international annual conference on Sustainable Materials, Pavement Engineering and Asphalt Technology, A Fellow of the British Institution of Non- Destructive Testing and a Fellow of the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation UK., he is holder of major successful industrial research projects funded by national and international industrial sectors, including UK and Qatar governments with a total funding of more than 3.2 millions. He is also the inventor of three new technologies and a holder of three New Patented Technologies.
Professor Al Nageim also supervised over 16 successful UK PhD students as a director of studies and external examiners for more than 25 successful UK PhD students from the University of: Salford, Portsmouth, Liverpool, Coventry, Nottingham and Ulster in the UK and Anna University. Professor Al Nageim has also extensive experience in managing and development of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in; engineering, building maintenance management and building surveying at Liverpool John Moores University, UK. Professors Al Nageim also playing a major roles as a member of the strategic planning and educational committees for the UK Chartered British Institute of Non- Destructive Testing and the UK Chartered Institute of Highways and Transportations.