Ehab El-Salakawy, Ph.D., P.Eng.

 

Professor and Canada Research Chair in Durability and
Modernization of Civil Structures

Dr. El-Salakawy is a Professor and Canada Research Chair in Durability and Modernization of Civil Structures in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Manitoba. He carried out his Ph.D. research work and post-doctoral training in Structural Engineering at the University of Waterloo (1996-2001), and then worked as a Research Professor at the University of Sherbrooke for five years (2001-2006) before joining the University of Manitoba. Dr. El-Salakawy’ s research interests are in the field of concrete structures, particularly the durability, construction, design, field testing and remote monitoring using fibre optic sensors, of FRP-reinforced concrete structures. He has published over 190 research papers in leading journals and international conferences on various aspects of reinforced concrete and composite materials. Dr. El-Salakawy is a registered professional engineer (P. Eng.) in the provinces of Manitoba and Ontario and he was a project leader in ISIS Canada Resource Centre. He is an active member of several research centres and professional societies including Composites Research Centre (University of Manitoba), ACI and CSCE. He was the Editor and Technical Program Chair of the Canadian Society of Civil Engineering (CSCE) 2010 Annual Conference. He is the Co-editor and Editorial Chair of International Conference Series on Durability of FRP Composites for Construction (CDCC-2002, CDCC-2007 & CDCC-2011). Dr. El-Salakawy has been heavily involved in the design, construction, and monitoring of the first five bridges constructed in Quebec using FRP bars in their concrete deck slabs.

 

 

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