Concordia University

https://www.concordia.ca/content/concordia/en/ginacody/building-civil-environmental-eng/faculty.html

Khaled E. Galal

Professor, Building, Civil, and Environmental Engineering

Office: S-EV 6167 
Engineering, Computer Science and Visual Arts Integrated Complex,
1515 St. Catherine W.
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 3196
Email: khaled.galal@concordia.ca
Website(s): Khaled Galal

Dr. Khaled ElMandooh Galal specializes in Structural Engineering. He has experimental and analytical research expertise in the areas of: reinforced concrete and masonry structures; earthquake engineering; highway and railway bridge infrastructure; rehabilitation of structures; applications of new FRP composite materials in structures; and mitigation of progressive collapse of structures.

Dr. Galal joined the Department of Building, Civil, and Environmental Engineering at Concordia University as an Assistant Professor in 2004 and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2008. Dr. Galal obtained his Ph.D. degree from McMaster University, Canada (2002), followed by two years as PostDoctoral Fellow in the Earthquake Engineering Research Group and the Centre for Effective Design of Structures at McMaster University (2002-2004). He obtained his M.Sc. (1998) and B.Sc. (1993) degrees from Ain Shams University, Egypt.

Research interests

  • Seismic rehabilitation of reinforced concrete and masonry structures
  • Applications of advanced composite materials (FRP) in new structures and in upgrading deteriorating structures
  • Use of concrete and masonry for sustainable buildings
  • Modeling and rehabilitation of deteriorated bridges
  • Mitigation of progressive collapse of buildings

Teaching excellence award

In June 2007, Dr. Galal was awarded the 10th Annual Faculty of Engineering & Computer Science “Teaching Excellence Award” in recognition of his contributions in teaching.

Global Engineering Award

In March 2014, Dr.Galal was awarded the 2013-2014Global Engineering Award. Starting 2012, each year Engineers Without Borders Concordia recognize a professor in theFaculty of Engineering and Computer Science who goes beyond the traditionalengineering curriculum and instills the mindset of being aware of the social,environmental and technological impacts of engineering decisions.


Teaching activities

Courses taught

  • BCEE 324: Structural Analysis I
  • BCEE 345: Structural Design II: Reinforced Concrete Design
  • CIVI 453: Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures
  • BLDG 490: Capstone Building Engineering Design Project
  • CIVI 490: Integrated Civil Engineering Capstone Design Project
  • BCEE 455/6581: Introduction to Structural Dynamics
  • CIVI 6001: Advanced Reinforced Concrete
  • CIVI 6101: Planning and Design of Bridges
  • CIVI 6011: Precast and Prestressed Concrete Structures


Publications

Refereed Journal Papers:

[J50]    Alotaibi, K.S., and Galal, K. (2016). “AxialCompressive Behavior of Grouted Concrete Block Masonry Columns Confined by CFRPJackets,” Elsevier Journal of Composites Part B: Engineering, accepted.

[J49]    Arabzadeh, H., and Galal, K. (2016).“Seismic Collapse Risk Assessment and FRP Retrofitting of RC Coupled C-Shaped Core Walls using the FEMA P695 Methodology,” ASCE Structural Engineering Journal, accepted.

[J48]    Ahmed, S., and Galal, K. (2016). “Effectiveness of FRP sandwich panels for blast resistance,” Journal of Composite Structures,Elsevier, accepted.

[J47]    Seif ElDin, H., and Galal, K. (2016).“In-plane seismic performance of fully grouted reinforced masonry shear walls,”ASCE Structural Engineering Journal, accepted.

[J46]    Obaidat, A., Abo El Ezz, A., and Galal, K.(2016). “Compression behavior of confined concrete masonry boundary elements,” Engineering Structures Journal, Elsevier, 132, 562–575.

[J45]    Rezaiefar, A., and Galal, K. (2016). “Structural design of stiffened plates of industrial duct walls with relatively long panels undergoing large deformations,” Journal of Thin-Walled Structures,Elsevier, 108, 4016-415.

[J44]    Ahmed, S., El-Sokkary, H., and Galal, K.(2016). “Numerical simulation of FRP sandwich panels under blast effects,” ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 10.1061/(ASCE)CF.1943-5509.0000934,04016077.

[J43]    Chen, Y., Galal, K., and Athienitis, A.K.(2016). “Integrating hollow-core masonry walls and precast concrete slabs into building space heating and cooling,” Journal of Building Engineering, Elsevier, 5,277-287.

[J42]    Abo ElEzz, A., Seif ElDin, H., and Galal, K. (2015). “Influence of confinement reinforcement on the compression stress-strain of grouted reinforced concrete block masonry boundary elements,” Structures Journal, Elsevier, 2, 32-43.

[J41]   Alsharawy, M., Galal, K., and Stathopoulos, T. (2014). “Torsional and Shear Wind Loads on Flat-Roofed Buildings,” Journal of Engineering Structures, 84, 313-324.

[J40]   Alshamrany, O., Galal, K., and Alkass, S. (2014). “Integrated LCA–LEED sustainability assessment model for structure and envelope systems of school buildings,” Journal of Building and Environment, 80, 61-70.

[J39]   Elsharawy, M., Galal, K., and Stathopoulos, T. (2014). “Comparison of wind tunnel measurements with NBCC 2010 wind-induced torsion provisions for low- and medium-rise buildings,” Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 41(5): 409-420.

[J38]   ElAghoury, I., and Galal, K. (2014). “Design of rectangular industrial duct plates subjected to out-of-plane pressure considering nonlinear large deformations,” Journal of Thin-Walled Structures, 77, 1-7.

[J37]   ElAghoury, I., and Galal, K. (2014). Corrosion-fatigue strain-life model for steel bridge girders under various weathering conditions,” Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 140(6), 1-9.

[J36]   Elsharawy, M., Galal, K., and Stathopoulos, T. (2014). Design wind loads including torsion for rectangular buildings with horizontal aspect ratio of 1.6,” Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, Note 140(4), 1-5.

[J35]   Stathopoulos, T., Elsharawy, M., and Galal, K. (2013). “Wind load combinations including torsion for rectangular medium-rise buildings,” International Journal of High-Rise Buildings, 2(3), 1-11.

[J34]   AlHamaydeh, M., Galal, K., and Yehia, S. (2013). Impact of lateral force-resisting system and design/construction practices on seismic performance and cost of tall buildings in Dubai, UAE,” Journal of Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Vibrations, 12(3), 385-397.

[J33]   Chen, Y., Athienitis, A.K., and Galal, K. (2013). “Frequency domain and finite difference modeling of ventilated concrete slabs and comparison with field measurements: Part 2, application,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Elsevier, 66, 957-966.

[J32]   Chen, Y., Athienitis, A.K., and Galal, K. (2013). “Frequency domain and finite difference modeling of ventilated concrete slabs and comparison with field measurements: Part 1, modeling methodology,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Elsevier, 66, 948-956.

[J31]   El-Aghoury, I., and Galal, K. (2013). “A fatigue stress-life damage accumulation model for variable amplitude fatigue loading based on virtual target life,” Engineering Structures Journal, Elsevier, 52, 621-628.

[J30]   El-Sokkary, H., and Galal, K. (2013). “Seismic Behavior of FRP-Strengthened RC Shear Walls,” Journal of Composites for Construction, ASCE, 17(5), 603–613.

[J29]   Azimi, H., Galal, K., and Pekau,O.A. (2013). “A numerical element for real-time vehicle-bridgeinteraction analysis of vehicles experiencing acceleration or deceleration”,Engineering Structures, 49, 792-805.

[J28]   ElTahan, M., Galal, K., and Hoa,SV. (2013). “New Thermoplastic CFRP bendable rebars for reinforcingStructural Elements,” J. of Composites Part B: Engineering,Elsevier, 45(2013), 1207-1215.

[J27]   El-Sokkary, H., Galal, K., Ghorbanirenani,I., Léger, P., Tremblay, R. (2012). Shake table tests on FRP-rehabilitated RC shear walls,”Journal of Composites for Construction, ASCE,17(1), 79-90.

[J26]   Chen, Y., Athienitis, and Galal,K. (2012). “Thermal Performance and Charge Control Strategy of aVentilated Concrete Slab (VCS) with Active Cooling Using Outdoor Air,” ASHRAETransactions, 118(2), 556-568.

[J25]   ElSharawy, M., Stathopoulos, T.,and Galal, K. (2012). “Wind-inducedtorsional loads on low buildings,” Journal of Wind Engineering andIndustrial Aerodynamics, Elsevier,Vol. 104-106, pp. 40-48.

[J24]   Galal, K., Seif ElDin,H., and Tirca, L. (2012). “Flexural performance of steel girders retrofitted usingCFRP materials,” Journal of Composites for Construction, ASCE,16(3), 265-276.

[J23]   Galal, K., Farnia, N., and Pekau,O.A. (2012). “Upgrading the seismic performance of reinforced masonrycolumns using CFRP Wraps,” Journal of Composites forConstruction, ASCE, 16(2), 196-206.

[J22]   Azimi, H., Galal, K., and Pekau,O.A. (2011). “A modified numerical vehicle bridge interaction (VBI)element for vehicles with constant velocities including road irregularities,”Engineering Structures Journal, ElSevier, 33(7), 2212-2220.

[J21]   Galal, K., and Enginsal,M.A. (2011.) “Flexural behaviour of GFRP-reinforced concrete masonrybeams,” Journal of Composites for Construction ASCE, 15(1), 21-31.

[J20]   Chen, Y., Athienitis, A., andGalal, K. (2010). “Modeling, design and thermal performance of a BIPV/Tsystem thermally coupled with a ventilated concrete slab in a low energy solarhouse: part 1, BIPV/T system,” Journal of Solar Energy, Elsevier,84(11), 1892-1907.

[J19]   Chen, Y., Galal, K., and Athienitis, A. (2010). “Modeling,design and thermal performance of a BIPV/T system thermally coupled with aventilated concrete slab in a low energy solar house: part 2, ventilatedconcrete slab,” Journal of Solar Energy, 84(11), 1908-1919.

[J18]   Galal, K., and El-Sawy, T. (2010). Effect of retrofit strategies on mitigating progressive collapse of steel frame structures,” Journal of Constructional Steel Research, Elsevier, 66, 520-531.

[J17]   Galal, K., and Mofidi, A. (2010). Shear Strengthening of RC T-Beams using mechanically-anchored unbonded dry carbon fiber sheets,” Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, ASCE, 24(1), 31-39.

[J16]   Galal, K., and Sasanian, N. (2009). Out-of-plane flexural performance of GFRP-reinforced masonry walls,” Journal of Composites for Construction, ASCE, 14(2), 162-174.

[J15]   Yagob, O., Galal, K., and Naumoski, N. (2009). Progressive collapse of reinforced concrete structures,” Journal of Structural Engineering and Mechanics, an Int. Journal, 32(6), 771-786.

[J14]   El-Sokkary, H., and Galal, K. (2009). “Analytical investigation of the seismic performance of RC frames rehabilitated using different rehabilitation techniques.”Engineering Structures Journal, Elsevier, 31(9), 1955-1966.

[J13]   Galal, K., and Mofidi, A. (2009). “Strengthening RC beams in flexure using new hybrid FRP sheet / ductile anchor system.” Journal of Composites for Construction, ASCE, 13(3), 217-225.

[J12]   Azimi, H., Galal, K., and Pekau, O. (2009). “Incremental Modified Pushover Analysis”, The Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings Journal, 18, 839-859.

[J11]   Galal, K., and Yang, Q. (2009). Experimental and analytical behaviour of haunched thin-walled RC girders and box girders”, Thin-Walled Structures Journal, 27(2), 202-218.

[J10]   Galal, K., and El-Sokkary, H. (2008). “Analytical evaluation of seismic performance of RC frames rehabilitated using FRP for increased ductility of members.” Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, ASCE, 22(5), 276-288.

[J9]      Galal, K., and Naimi, M. (2008). Effect of soil conditions on the response of reinforced concrete tall structures to near-fault earthquakes,” The Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings Journal, Wiley InterScience, 17(3), 541-562.

[J8]      Galal, K. (2008). “Modeling of Lightly RC walls subjected to near-fault and far-field earthquake ground motions.” The Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings Journal, 17(2), 295-312.

[J7]      Galal, K., and Sekar, M. (2008). “Rehabilitation of RC inverted-T girders using anchored CFRP sheets,” Journal of Composites Part B: Engineering, Elsevier, 39(4), 604-617.

[J6]      Galal, K. (2007). “Lateral force-displacement ductility relationship of non-ductile squat RC columns rehabilitated using FRP confinement.” Journal of Structural Engineering and Mechanics, an International Journal, 25(1), 75-90.

[J5]      Galal, K. and Ghobarah, A. (2006). Effect of near-fault earthquakes on the nuclear design spectra,” Journal of Nuclear Engineering and Design, Elsevier, 236(18), 1928-1936.

[J4]      Galal, K., Arafa, A., and Ghobarah, A. (2005). Retrofit of RC square short columns,” Engineering Structures Journal, Elsevier, 27(5), 801-813.

[J3]      Ghobarah, A., and Galal, K. (2004). Out-of-plane strengthening of URM walls with openings,” Journal of Composites for Construction, ASCE, 8(4), 298-305.

[J2]      Ghobarah, A., and Galal, K. (2004). “Seismic rehabilitation of short rectangular RC columns,” Journal of Earthquake Engineering, 8(1), 45-68.

[J1]      Galal, K., and Ghobarah, A. (2003). “Flexural and shear hysteretic behaviour of reinforced concrete columns with variable axial load,” Engineering Structures Journal, 25(11), 1353-1367.

Refereed Conference Papers (selected):

[C80]   Ahmed,S., and Galal, K. (2016). “Energy dissipation capacity of FRP sandwich panelssubjected to blast loads”. The 7th International Conference onAdvanced Composite Materials in Bridges and Structures (ACMBS-VI), Vancouver,Canada, 6 pages.

[C79]  Alotaibi,K., Abo ElEzz, A., and Galal, K. (2016). “Strengthening of concrete blockmasonry columns with FRP”. The 7th International Conference onAdvanced Composite Materials in Bridges and Structures (ACMBS-VI), Vancouver,Canada, 6 pages.

[C78]  Galal,K. (2016). “FRPRetrofitting of Bridges.” The Second International Conference on InfrastructureManagement, Assessment and Rehabilitation Techniques, Sharjah, UAE.

[C77]  SeifElDin, M., and Galal, K. (2015). “Influence of axial compression stress on thein-plane shear performance of reinforced masonry shear walls.” 11th  Canadian Conference on EarthquakeEngineering, Victoria, BC, Canada.

[C76]  Hamzeh,L., Abo ElEzz, A., and Galal, K. (2015). “Numerical simulation of the seismicbehavior of reinforced concrete masonry structural walls.” 11th  Canadian Conference on Earthquake Engineering,Victoria, BC, Canada.

[C75]  Obaidat,A., Abo ElEzz, A., and Galal, K. (2015). “Evaluation of the compressionbehaviour of confined boundary elements in ductile reinforced concrete blockmasonry structural walls”. 11th Canadian Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Victoria, BC, Canada.

[C74]  El-Sokkary,H., and Galal, K. (2015). “Seismic performance evaluation of RC shear wallswith various ductility levels”. 11th Canadian Conference onEarthquake Engineering, Victoria, BC, Canada.

[C73]  Arabzadeh,H., and Galal, K. (2015). “Effectiveness of FRP wraps for retrofitting ofexisting RC shear walls”. 11th Canadian Conference on EarthquakeEngineering, Victoria, BC, Canada. 

[C72]  Seif ElDin, M., and Galal, K. (2015). “In-plan shear behavior of fully grouted reinforced masonry shear walls”. 12th North American Masonry Conference, Denver, USA, submitted.

[C71]  Seif ElDin, M., AlButainy, M., and Galal, K. (2015). “Parametric study to investigate the shear behavior of reinforced masonry shear walls”. 12thNorth American Masonry Conference, Denver, USA, submitted.

[C70]  Abo ElEzz, A., Seif ElDin, H., and Galal, K. (2015). “Experimental investigation on confined concrete block masonry boundary element columns”. 12th North American Masonry Conference, Denver, USA, submitted.

[C69]  Seif ElDin, M., and Galal, K. (2015). “Survey of the design equations for in-plane shear capacity of reinforced masonry shear walls”. 12th North American Masonry Conference, Denver, USA, submitted.

[C68]  Ali, A., Abdalla, J., Hawileh, R., and Galal, K. (2014). CFRP mechanical anchorage for externally strengthened RC beams under flexure,” Physics Procedia, 55, 10-16.

[C67]   AboElEzz,A., Seif ElDin, H., and Galal, K. (2014). “Stress-strain relationship forconcrete block masonry boundary element columns,” 9th International MasonryConference, Guimarães, Portugal, 10p.

[C66]   SeifElDin, H., ElAghoury, I., and Galal, K. (2014). “Experimental and parametricstudy to investigate the flexural capacity of deteriorated steel girders,” 4thInternational Structural Specialty Conference, Halifax, Canada, 10p.

[C65]   Rezaiefar, A., ElAghoury, I., and Galal, K.(2014). “Vibration of rectangular sectioned industrial duct walls,” 4thInternational Structural Specialty Conference, Halifax, Canada, 10p.

[C64]  Elsharawy, M., Stathopoulos, T.,and Galal, K. (2013). “Wind tunnel study on load combinations includingtorsion for design of medium-rise buildings,” The Eighth Asia-PacificConference on Wind Engineering APCWE, Chennai, India, 10p, accepted.

[C63]  Elsharawy, M., Stathopoulos, T.,and Galal, K. (2013). “Wind load combinations including torsion formedium-rise buildings,” European-African Conference on Wind Engineering EACWE,Cambridge, England, 10p.

[C62]  Mirvalad, S.J. and Galal, K.(2013). “Effect of retrofit method on mitigating progressive collapse oftall steel frame structure,” 3rd Specialty Conference on Disaster Preventionand Mitigation, Montréal, Canada, 10p.

[C61]  ElSharawy, M., Galal, K., andStathopoulos, T. (2013). “Comparison of wind tunnel results with Canadianwind-induced torsion provisions for low- and medium-rise buildings,” 3rdSpecialty Conference on Disaster Prevention and Mitigation, Montréal, Canada,10p. Second Best Student Paper Award.

[C60]  Rezaiefar, A. and Galal, K.(2013). “Numerical modeling of the cyclically loaded FRP-retrofitted RCshear walls,” 3rd Specialty Conference on Disaster Prevention and Mitigation,Montréal, Canada, 10p. 

[C59]   Elsharawy, M., Stathopoulos,T., and Galal, K. (2013), “Wind load combinations including torsion for medium-rise buildings,” European-African Conference on Wind Engineering EACWE, Cambridge, England, 10p.

[C58]  Mirvalad, S.J. and Galal, K.(2013). “Effect of retrofit method on mitigating progressive collapse oftall steel frame structure,” 3rd Specialty Conference on Disaster Prevention and Mitigation, Montréal, Canada, 10p.

[C57]  ElSharawy, M., Galal, K., and Stathopoulos, T. (2013). “Comparison of wind tunnel results with Canadian wind-induced torsion provisions for low- and medium-rise buildings,” 3rd Specialty Conference on Disaster Prevention and Mitigation, Montréal, Canada,10p. Second Best Student Paper Award.

[C56]  Rezaiefar, A. and Galal, K.(2013). “Numerical modeling of the cyclically loaded FRP-retrofitted RCshear walls,” 3rd Specialty Conference on Disaster Prevention and Mitigation, Montréal, Canada, 10p.

[C55]  ElSokkary, H. and Galal, K.(2013). “Cyclic Loading Tests on FRP-Retrofitted RC Shear Walls,” 3rd Specialty Conference on Disaster Prevention and Mitigation, Montréal, Canada,10p.

[C54]  ElSawy, T. and Galal, K. (2013).“Increasing the progressive collapse resistance of steel moment resisting frame buildings,” 3rd Specialty Conference on Disaster Prevention and Mitigation, Montréal, Canada, 10p.

[C53]  Yagoub, O., Galal, K., and Naumoski, N. (2013). “Mitigating progressive collapse of RC buildings with shear walls and flat slab system,” 3rd Specialty Conference on Disaster Prevention and Mitigation, Montréal, Canada, 10p.

[C52]  Yagoub, O., Galal, K., and Naumoski,N. (2013). “Effect of building bay span on the vulnerability of RC shear wall buildings to progressive collapse,” 3rd Specialty Conference on Disaster Prevention and Mitigation, Montréal, Canada, 10p.

[C51]  ElAghoury, I., Galal, K., and ElAghoury, M. (2013). “Towards a corrosion-fatigue strain-life model for steel beams in corrosive environments,” 3rd Specialty Conference on Material Engineering& Applied Mechanics, Montréal, Canada, 10p.

[C50]  Elshamrany, O., Alkass, S., and Galal, K. (2013). “Development of Initial Costs Forecasting Models for School Buildings using Multiple Linear Regression,” 4th Construction Specialty Conference, Montréal, Canada, 10p.

[C49]  Elshamrany, O., Galal, K., and Alkass, S. (2013). “Evaluation of Selection Criteria for School Buildingsin Canada using AHP and MAU,” 4th Construction Specialty Conference, Montréal,Canada, 10p.

[C48]  Chen, Y., Athienitis, A.K., Galal,K. (2012). “Thermal modeling for ventilated structural components using frequency response and finite difference methods and comparison with experimental data,” eSim conference, Halifax, Canada, 10p.

[C47]  ElSharawy, M., Stathopoulos, T.,and Galal, K. (2012). “Wind-induced torsional aerodynamic loads on low-and medium-height buildings,” Seventh International Colloquium on Bluff Body Aerodynamics & Applications, Shanghai, China, 10p.

[C46] Mirvalad, S.J. and Galal, K. (2012). “Effect of seismic design level and building height on the robustness of steel framestructures prone to progressive collapse,” 3rd International Structural Specialty Conference, Edmonton, Canada, 11 pages.

[C45] Yagob, O., Galal, K., and Naumoski,N. (2012). “Estimation of progressive collapse potential for shear wall buildings,” 3rd International Structural Specialty Conf., Edmonton, Canada, 11 pages.

[C44] Rezaiefar, A., and Galal, K. (2012).“Numerical modelling of reinforced concrete structural walls rehabilitated with FRP composites” The 6th International Conference on Advanced Composite Materials in Bridges and Structures (ACMBS-VI), Kingston, Canada, 11 pages.

[C43] Farnia, N., and Galal, K. (2012).“Upgrading the seismic performance of reinforced concrete masonry columns using CFRP and GFRP wraps,” The 6th Int. Conference on Advanced Composite Materials in Bridges and Structures (ACMBS-VI), Kingston, Canada, 11 pages.

[C42]  El-Sokkary, H., Galal, K., Ghorbanirenani,I, Tremblay, R., Léger, P, and Leclerc, M. (2012). “Shake table tests on FRP rehabilitated RC shear walls,” The 6th Int. Conference on Advanced Composite Materials in Bridges and Structures (ACMBS-VI), Kingston, Canada, 11pages.

[C41]  ElSharawy, M., Galal, K and Stathopoulos, T., (2011). “Wind-Induced Torsional Loads on Low-Rise Buildings: Effect of Geometrical Variables.” Canadian Society of Civil Engineering (CSCE) Annual Conference, Ottawa, Canada, 10 pages.

[C40]  ElSharawy, M., Stathopoulos, T.,and Galal, K. (2011). “Wind-Induced Torsional Loads on Low Buildings,”13th International Conference on Wind Engineering, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

[C39]  Yagoub, O., Galal, K., and Naumoski, N. (2011). “Progressive collapse analysis of RC shear wall buildings,”Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Conference, Ottawa, Canada, 10 pages.

[C38]  Azimi H., Galal, K., and Pekau,O.A. (2011). “Effect of Shear Deformations on the Bridge Response in the Vehicle-Bridge Interaction Dynamic Analysis”, Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Conference, Ottawa, Canada, 10 pages.

[C37]  ElSharawy, M., Stathopoulos, T.,Galal, K. (2011). “Evaluation of wind-induced torsional loads on buildings by North American and European codes and standards.” The 2011 ASCE/SEI Structures Congress, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, 10 pages.

[C36]  ElSharawy, M., Galal, K., and Stathopoulos, T., (2011). “Wind-induced torsional loads on low-rise buildings.” The 2011 ASCE/SEI Structures Congress, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA,10 pages.

[C35]  AlShamrani, O., Galal, K., and Alkass, S. (2011). “Evaluation of School Buildings Using Sustainability Measures and Life-Cycle Costing Technique”, The International Conference on Sustainable Systems and the Environment ISSE 2011, AUS, Sharjah, UAE. 10 pages.

[C34]  AlShamrani, O., Alkass, S., Galal,K. (2011). “Incorporating LCA into LEED® in Evaluation of Structures and Building Envelopes”, The International Conference on Sustainable Systems and the Environment ISSE 2011, AUS, Sharjah, UAE. 10 pages.

[C33]  ElTahan, M., Hoa, S.V., and Galal,K. (2010). “Mechanical characteristics of new thermoplastic CFRP rebars for reinforcing concrete elements”, 8th International Conference on Short and Medium Span Bridges, Niagara Falls, Canada, 10 pages.

[C32]  ElAghoury, I., and Galal, K.(2010). “Towards a Numerical Tool for Fatigue Life Prediction of Corroded Steel Members”, 8th Int. Conf. on Short and Medium Span Bridges, Niagara,Canada.

[C31]  Azimi, H., Galal, K., and Pekau,O.A. (2010). “A Modified 2-d Element for Vehicle-Bridge Interaction Analysis for Vehicles with Constant Velocity”, 8th International Conference on Short and Medium Span Bridges, Niagara Falls, Canada, 10 pages.

[C30]  Naimi, M., and Galal, K. (2010). “3-D seismic analysis of bridge including soil-structure interaction when subjected to near fault earthquakes”, 8th International Conference on Short and Medium Span Bridges, Niagara Falls, Canada, 10 pages.

[C29] Seif ElDin, H., Galal, K., and Tirca, L. (2010). “Applications of CFRP in retrofitting existing steel girders in flexural behaviour”, 8th Intl. Conf. on Short and Medium SpanBridges, Canada.

[C28] Farnia, N., Galal, K., and Pekau,O.A. (2010). “Seismic rehabilitation of reinforced masonry columns using CFRP sheets”, 9th US National and 10th Canadian Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Toronto, Canada, 10 pages.

[C27] Ghorbanirenani, I., Tremblay, R., El-Sokkary,H., Galal, K., Léger, P., and Leclerc, M. (2010). “Shake table tests and repair of ductile slender reinforced concrete shear walls”, 9th US National and 10th Canadian Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Toronto, Canada, 10 pages.

[C26]  Alshamrani, O., Alkass, S., and Galal, K. (2010). “Energy consumption reduction in school buildings in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”, International Engineering Conference on Hot Arid Regions (IECHAR 2010), Al-Ahsa, KSA, 6 pages.

[C25]  Farnia, N., and Galal, K. (2009). “Upgrading the seismic performance of reinforced masonry columns using CFRP wraps.” 11th Canadian Masonry Symposium, Toronto, Canada, 10 pages. First Honorable Mention “M.A. Hatzinikolas Best Paper Award”.

[C24]  Sasanian, N., and Galal, K.(2009). “Flexural performance of FRP-reinforced masonry walls.” 11th Canadian Masonry Symposium, Toronto, Canada, 10 pages.

[C23]  El-Sokkary, H., and Galal, K.(2009). “A survey on masonry lateral force resisting systems: codes vs.Research perspective,” 11th Canadian Masonry Symposium, Toronto, Canada, 8 pages.

[C22]  El-Sokkary, H., and Galal, K.(2008). “Recent advancement in modeling of RC shear walls.” 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Beijing, China, 12 pages.

[C21]  El-Sokkary, H., and Galal, K.(2008). “Recent advancement in rehabilitation of RC walls.” 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Beijing, China, 13 pages.

[C20]  Tremblay, R., Ghorbanirenani,I., Velev, N., Leger, P., Leclerc, M., Koboevic, S., Bouaanani, N.,Galal, K., and Palermo, D. (2008). “Seismic response of multi-storey reinforced concrete walls subjected to eastern North America high frequency ground motions,” 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Beijing,China, 8 pages.

[C19]  Mofidi, A., and Galal, K. (2008). “Strengthening RC T-Beams in Flexure and Shear using new Mechanically-Anchored FRP and dry Fibre Systems.” 2nd Canadian Conference on Effective Design of Structures, Hamilton, Canada, 10 pages.

[C18]  Chen, Y., Athienitis, A.K., and Galal, K. (2008). “Modelling and performance of a solar demonstration house with integrated storage and BIPV/T System,”Eurosun Conference,Lisbon, Portugal, 10p.

[C17]  Chen, Y., Athienitis, A.K., Park,K-W, and Galal, K. (2008). “Design, thermal performance and modeling of a ventilated concrete slab coupled with BIPV/T system,” The 33rd  Annual Conference of the Solar Energy Society of Canada and 3rd Canadian Solar Research Network Conference, Fredericton, Canada, 8p.

[C16]  Chen, Y., Athienitis, A.K.,O’Neill, B., and Galal, K. (2008). “Design & Thermal Performance of a Solar House with BIPV/T System, Thermal Storage & Passive Solar Heating”,American Solar Energy Society (ASES), San Diego, USA.

[C15]  Chen, Y., Athienitis, A., Galal,K., and Poissant, Y. (2007). “Design and simulation for a solar house with building integrated photovoltaic-thermal system and thermal storage.” ISES Solar World Congress, Beijing, China, 4 pages.

[C14]  El-Sokkary, H., and Galal, K.(2007). “Effect of FRP-confinement rehabilitation pattern on the seismic performance of nominally ductile existing RC frame structures.” 9th Canadian Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Ottawa, 10 pp.

[C13]  El-Sokkary, H., and Galal, K.(2007). “Upgrading the seismic performance of existing masonry-infilled RC frames using FRP bracing.” 9th Canadian Conf. on Earthquake Engineering, Ottawa, 10 pages.

[C12]  Naimi, M., and Galal, K. (2007).“Nonlinear dynamic behaviour of RC tall structures subjected to near-fault earthquakes including soil structure interaction.” 9th Canadian Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Ottawa, 10 pages.

[C11]  Galal, K. and Sekar, M.(2006). “Effect of design variables on the failure mechanisms of FRP-rehabilitated RC inverted T-beam bridge bentcaps.” 7th International Conference on Short & Medium Span Bridges, Montréal, 10 pages.

[C10]  Galal, K. and Sekar, M.(2006). “Strengthening of RC inverted T bentcap girders using anchored CFRP sheets.” 7th Int. Conf. on Short & Medium Span Bridges, Montréal, 10 pages.

[C9]     Galal, K., Ghobarah,A., and Elgohary, M. (2006). “Comparison of North-American codes'requirements for near-fault earthquakes effects on nuclear structures.”8th US National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, NCEE, San Francisco, 10 pages.

[C8]     Galal, K. (2006). “Influence of design variables on the displacement ductility of FRP-rehabilitated RC rectangular short columns.” 8th US NCEE, San Francisco, 10 pages.

[C7]     Galal, K., and Ghobarah, A.(2004). “Shear capacity of retrofitted rectangular RC short columns.” 13th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Vancouver, 11 pages.

[C6]     Ghobarah, A., Galal, K., and Elgohary,M. (2004). “Dynamic response of lightly reinforced concrete walls.” 13th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Vancouver, 13 pages.

[C5]     Galal, K., Ghobarah,A., Drysdale R.G., and Mosallam, A. (2003). “Strengthening unreinforced masonry walls with openings for extreme load.” Response of Structures to Extreme Loading Conference, Toronto, 8 pages.

[C4]     Ghobarah, A., and Galal, K. (2003). “Seismic rehabilitation of square short columns.” Response of Structures to Extreme Loading Conference, Toronto, 8 pages.

[C3]     Soliman, M.I., Fayad, A.S., Wahed, O.H., and Galal, K. (1998). “Response of continuous haunched RC girder type bridges with and without bottom slab under coupled vertical loads,” The Eighth International Colloquium on Structural and Geotechnical Engineering, ICSGE, Cairo, Egypt, Vol. 1, pp. 1-12.

[C2]     Soliman, M.I., Fayad,A.S., Wahed, O.H., and Galal, K. (1997). “Effect of eccentric loadingon R.C. haunched girder bridges with and without bottom slab,” The Seventh International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering, APCOM’97, Seoul, Korea Advanced Institute of Science, pp. 479-484.

[C1]     Soliman, M.I., Fayad, A.S., Wahed,O.H., and Galal, K. (1996). “Effect of bottom slab on the torsional behaviour of girder and box-girder R.C. bridges,” 7th  ICSGE,Vol. 2, pp. 297-312.

Technical Reports:

[R8]     Galal, K., and El-Sokkary,H. (2012). “Dynamic performance of two FRP-rehabilitated 8-storey RC shearwalls tested on shake table," Fyfe Co, California, USA.

[R7]     Galal, K., and El-Sokkary,H. (2012). “Cyclic performance of three FRP-rehabilitated RC shear wallpanels,” Fyfe Co, California, USA.

[R6]     Ghobarah, A., andGalal, K. (2004). “Safety implications of near-fault earthquakes onnuclear power plant structures,” International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA),contribution of Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) and McMaster University.

[R5]     Ghobarah, A., andGalal, K. (2003) “Seismic behaviour of RC walls: Benchmark CAMUS test,”International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), contribution of Atomic Energy ofCanada Limited (AECL) and McMaster University.

[R4]     Ghobarah, A., andGalal, K. (2002) “Dynamic behaviour of Welland ship canal bridge 6W,”St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation, Ontario, Canada.

[R3]     Galal, K. (2001) “Dynamicanalysis of the pipes secondary system at the Mountainview powerstation manufactured by Foster Wheeler Ltd.,” JNE Consulting Ltd., Hamilton,Ontario, Canada.

[R2]     Ghobarah, A., andGalal, K. (2001) “Seismic analysis of Brickyard Landing masonry chimney,”Brickyard Landing Owners Association, Point Richmond, California, USA.

[R1]     Ghobarah, A., and Galal, K. (2000) “Designand detailing of the 2D strong reaction wall at the Applied Dynamics Laboratoryof McMaster University,” Internal report, Department of Civil Engineering,McMaster University, Ontario, Canada.

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