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Dr Hossam Abuel-Naga (BEng, MSc, PhD) - personal details

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Dr Hossam Abuel-Naga

Role: Senior Lecturer

Tel: +44 (0) 161 275 4365

Location: Room E7, Pariser Building, School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering, The University of Manchester, PO Box 88, Manchester, M60 1QD.




Dr. Abuel-Naga has been appointed as Senior Lecturer in Geotechnical Engineering, School of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Civil Engineering, The University of Manchester, in 2011. Before, he was working as Senior Lecturer in Geomechanics Group, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Auckland, New Zealand. From 1995 to 2002, he worked for Misr Raymond Foundations, Egypt, specializing in design and construction of dewatering systems as well as soil investigation. In 2002, he joined the Asian Centre for Soil Improvement and Geosynthetic, Thailand, as Research Engineer where he worked on effective utilization of geosynthetics for environmental preservation and to mitigate existing geotechnical problems in Asia and the Pacific. From 2006 to 2008, he worked as a Research Fellow at Monash University, Australia. Dr. Abuel-Naga's research output includes about 50 publications during the last 5 years where 50% of them were appeared in international journals and one of his journal papers was given an award in 2008. Moreover, his research activities are recognized at the international level. He serves as a reviewer for most of A+ journals in his field. Furthermore, he was invited to serve as a panellist in the review of NSF-CAREER proposals submitted to the Geomechanics and Geomaterials Program and the Geotechnical Engineering program, USA. Finally, he is a member of the research team who was awarded the prestigious NZ-Marsden Fund grant in 2010 regarding the behaviour of methane hydrate sediments.