Dr. Ahmed Shalaby, P.Eng.
Professor of Civil Engineering


Department of Civil Engineering
E1-368 EITC
15 Gillson Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Canada R3T 5V6

Phone: 1(204) 474-6818

Email: Ahmed.Shalaby@UManitoba.ca
twitter: twitter.com/Ahmed_Shalaby

Website: Pavement Research Group


Brief Bio

Dr. Ahmed Shalaby is a professor of Civil Engineering and a professional engineer specializing in pavement design and highway materials. He has taught at the University of Manitoba since 1998, where he leads the Pavement Research Group. His research aims to improve the performance of road materials and pavement structures and to improve the maintenance and construction practices in Canada and around the world.

Dr. Shalaby believes that the condition of a road surface and the  standards for road construction and maintenance of transportation networks play major roles in protecting the safety of road users, and are critical to providing an efficient and economically-viable transportation system for future generations.


  • 1997 Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Carleton University
  • 1992 M.Sc., Civil Engineering, Cairo University, Egypt
  • 1987 B.Sc., Civil Engineering, Cairo University, Egypt


Dr. Shalaby currently teaches undergraduate courses on numerical methods for civil engineers and pavement analysis and design. His graduate courses cover pavement evaluation and management and advanced numerical methods techniques. He has previously taught transportation engineering, surveying and materials courses.

Research Interests

  • Resilient and dynamic moduli of soils, aggregates and asphalt pavements
  • Image-based surface characterization
  • Macrotexture and friction
  • In-service pavement performance
  • Instrumented pavements
  • Partial depth repair materials and practices
  • Highway and airfield pavement analysis and design
  • Pavement evaluation, performance and management
  • Dynamic and creep testing of paving materials
  • Aging of asphalt binders
  • Laser-based pavement condition assessment
  • Fracture and fatigue of asphalt pavements
  • Performance of joint and crack sealants
  • FRP dowels for concrete pavements