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 of Structural Engineering in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Manitoba. He was a Canada Research Chair in Durability and Modernization of Civil Structures (2006-2016) in the same department. 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 in 2006. He is the recipient of the 2020 Mete A. Sozen Award for Excellence in Structural Research presented by the American Concrete Institute (ACI). Dr. El-Salakawy's research interests are in the field of concrete structures, particularly the durability, construction, design, seismic performance, and large-scale laboratory testing of FRP-reinforced concrete structures. He has published over 300 research papers in leading journals and international conferences on various aspects of reinforced concrete and composite materials. Dr. El-Salakawy is an active member of several Canadian and American code committees, international journal editorial boards, international conference committees, research centres and professional societies. Dr. El-Salakawy is a Fellow of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE), the American Concrete Institute (ACI), and the International Institute for FRP in Construction (IIFC).
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