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Masonry Society recognizes Obaidat's Outstanding Dissertation

Former BCEE PhD student Ala’ Obaidat, under the supervision of Dr. Khaled Galal, was awarded “The Masonry Society (TMS) 2018 Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award”. His thesis is entitled “Compressive Behaviour of C-shaped Confined Masonry Boundary Elements”. It includes experimental work done in Concordia’s Structures Lab. The award was announced in the 13th North American Masonry Conference that was held in Salt Lake City, Utah, from June 16-19, 2019.

See the announcement.

Dr. Ala’ Obaidat is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at Philadelphia University in Jordan.



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