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December 26, 2020

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Curriculum Vitae – Mirvat Abdallah Page *

Mirvat Abdallah – Associate Professor - Civil and Environmental Engineering CURRICULUM VITAE

Mirvat Abdallah, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Rafik Hariri University

TEL: 961-**-**-**-**

Email: adiytv@r.postjobfree.com

adiytv@r.postjobfree.com

1. EDUCATION

2010 - 2013 Ph.D. Civil Engineering University of Lille 1, Lille, France & Lebanese University, Doctoral School of

Science & Technology, Beirut, Lebanon

2009 - 2010 M.E. Civil Engineering – Geotechnical Lebanese University, Doctoral School of Science & Technology, Beirut, Lebanon

2003 - 2008 Diploma Civil Engineering Lebanese University, Faculty of Engineering, 3rd Branch, Beirut,

Lebanon

2. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Fall 2013 – Onward

Full –Time Faculty member Rafik Hariri University, Mechref – Damour, Lebanon

May 2019 – Onward

Geotechnical Civil Engineer -

Consultancy

GeoExperts – Advanced Geotechnical

Solutions, Verdun – Beirut, Lebanon

Fall 2012

Part –Time Lecturer Arts, Sciences and Technology University in Lebanon (AUL), Sin El-Fil, Lebanon

Fall 2012 Part –Time Lecturer Islamic University of Lebanon (IUL), Khalde, Lebanon

Fall 2011

Part –Time Lecturer Ecole Polytechnique, Lille, France 2010 – 2011 Civil Engineer Khatib & Alami Company – Transportation Department /

Geotechnical Section

2007 - 2010 Civil Engineer Khatib & Alami Company – Environmental Department

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Mirvat Abdallah – Associate Professor - Civil and Environmental Engineering 3. HONORS AND AWARDS

2017 Best Paper Award: Numerical Modeling of Various Support Systems to Stabilize Deep excavations – 19th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Foundation Management

(ICSMFM 2017), Praha.

2016 Best Paper Award: Non-Linear Numerical Modeling of the Interaction of Twin Tunnels- Structure – 18th International Conference on Civil Engineering and Modelling Transportation System (ICCEMTS 2016), France.

4. TEACHING

Soil Strength and Slope Stability

Soil Mechanics and Laboratory

Fundamentals of Geology

Construction Planning & Management

Structural Analysis II

Structural Analysis I

Steel Design

Concrete II

Plans &Specifications

Mechanics of Materials

Statics

Engineering for the Community

5. RESEARCH INTERESTS

Soil-Structure Interaction

Analysis for Slope Stability

Rock dynamics and applications

Geotechnical Engineering

Oil and Gas from Civil Engineering perspective

6. PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES

1. Mirvat Abdallah, Fatima Haidar, “Modeling of Dynamic Fracture Mechanism in Rock Masses due to wave propagation”, International Journal of Engineering & Technology, doi: 10.14419/ijet.v7i4.15407, 4683 – 4690, 2019.

2. M. Abdallah “Numerical Modeling of Various Support Systems to Stabilize Deep Excavations”, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Science Index 127, Curriculum Vitae – Mirvat Abdallah Page 3

Mirvat Abdallah – Associate Professor - Civil and Environmental Engineering International Journal of Environmental, Chemical, Ecological, Geological and Geophysical engineering, 11(7), 591-596, 2017.

3. A. Bayoumi, M. Abdallah, F. Hage Chehade “Non Linear Numerical Modeling of the Interaction Twin Tunnels-Structure”, International Journal of Civil and Architectural Engineering Vol. 10, No: 8, 2016.

4. Aya Bayoumi, Mirvat Abdallah “Effects of Recycled Concrete Aggregate on a Concrete Mix”, International Journal of Enhanced Research in Science, Technology & Engineering ISSN 2319- 7463, Vol. 5 Issue 1, January 2016.

5. M. Abdallah, F. Hage Chehade, W. Chehade, A. Fawaz “Interaction deep excavation – adjacent structure: Numerical two and three dimensional Modeling” in the Advanced Materials Research Vol. 324 (2011) pp 344-347 © (2011) Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.324.344s

7. REFEREED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

1. Rafic Fawaz, Zahra Dabet, Raeda Hussein, Mirvat Abdallah “Polypropylene Fiber Reinforced Concrete, in Proceedings of the 21st LAAS International Science Conference (LAAS 2015), Beirut, Lebanon.

2. Mirvat Abdallah, Houssam Salami “Overview of Oil and Gas exploration in Lebanon” in Proceedings of the IEEE, 1st Mediterranean Gas and Oil International Conference (MedGO 2015), pp: 1-4 - April 2015, Beirut, Lebanon.

3. M. Abdallah, I. Shahrour, F. Hage Chehade “Modélisation numérique de la stabilité des massifs rocheux inclines fractures au Liban” in Proceedings of Congrès Maghrébin de Génie Parasismique

(CMGP 2014), Rabat, Morocco.

4. M. Abdallah, I. Shahrour, F. Hage Chehade “STABILITY ANALYSIS OF A ROCK MASS and effect of water under SEISMIC CONDITIONS: real CASE STUDY IN LEBANON” in Proceedings of the Second European Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology (2ECEES 2014), Istanbul, Turkey.

5. M. Abdallah, I. Shahrour, F. Hage Chehade “Effect of Water flowing under seismic loading on the rock slope stability including Horizontal and Vertical discontinuities: a Lebanese case study” in Proceedings of 8th conference on Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering (NUMGE 2014), Delft, the Netherlands.

6. Bayoumi, A.; El Zein, L.; Khodor, J.; Abdallah, M. “Recycled Concrete Aggregate” in Proceedings of the 20th LAAS International Science Conference (LAAS 2014), Beirut, Lebanon. 7. M. Abdallah, I. Shahrour, F. Hage Chehade “Analyse de la stabilité des massifs rocheux dans des conditions sismiques: étude de cas au Liban en présence de discontinuités horizontales et verticales”in Proceedings of 2013 International Congress on Materials & Structural Stability (CMSS 2013), Rabat, Morocco.

8. M. Abdallah, I. Shahrour, F. Hage Chehade “Influence of the water presence on seismic response of fractured rock slope: Application to a case study in Lebanon” in Proceedings of Vienna Congress on Recent Advances in Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics 2013 (VEESD 2013), Vienna, Austria.

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Mirvat Abdallah – Associate Professor - Civil and Environmental Engineering 9. M. Abdallah, I. Shahrour, F. Hage Chehade “Analyse du comportement sismique des massifs rocheux inclinés fracturés – Application au massif de Jezzine – Liban” in Proceedings of 21ëme Congres Francais de Mecanique (CFM 2013), Bordeaux, France. 10. M. Abdallah, I. Shahrour, F. Hage Chehade “STABILITY ANALYSIS OF A ROCK MASS IN SEISMIC CONDITIONS: CASE STUDY IN LEBANON” in Proceedings of the 4th ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering

(CompDyn 2013), Kos Island, Greece.

8. GRADUATE STUDENTS ADVISED

M.S.

1. Amal Jomaa 2017 – 2018 (RHU)

Thesis: Slope Stability Analysis and Stabilization: Case Study in Sharhabil – Saida 2. Fatima Haidar 2016 – 2017 (Lebanese University) Thesis: Modeling of dynamic fracture mechanism in rock masses due to crack propagation 3. Aya Bayoumi 2015 – 2016 (RHU)

Thesis: The tunnel traffic reducer in urban area: Study of their effect on the surrounded soils and structures

4. Caroline Yassin 2015 – 2016 (Lebanese University) Thesis: Modeling of dynamic fracture mechanism in continuum rock masses due to crack propagation

5. Assile Abou Diab 2012 – 2013 (Lebanese University) Thesis: Stability analysis of a rock mass in seismic conditions: case study in Lebanon in presence of horizontal discontinuities

Capstone Project

1. Yasser Assaf 2017 – 2018 (RHU)

Project: Stability of Excavation in Bouchrieh

9. COMMITEE SERVICE

University Service:

2018 – 2019 ABET Accreditation – coordinator of the Civil Engineering Program 2018 – Onward Marketing, Enrollment and University Promotion Committee 2017 – 2018 Structural Engineering competition organized by OEA Beirut – representative of college of engineering RHU

2013 – 2016 Advisor of ASCE – RHU Student Chapter

2018 – Onward Advisor of ASCE – RHU Student Chapter 2017 – 2018 U-Care Committee

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Mirvat Abdallah – Associate Professor - Civil and Environmental Engineering 2016 – 2017 University Beacons for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning (U-battal) Committee

2016 – 2017 Transforming the Classroom group - retreat 2016 – 2017 Engineering Day / Open House Committee 2015 – 2016 Founder’s Day Committee

2015 – 2016 Chaired Extracurricular Activities Committee 2015 – 2016 Representative faculty member and secretary for the College Council 2015 – 2016 Organizing and Scientific Committee of the Science Olympics 2015 – 2016 Master of Graduation Ceremony

2015 – 2016 Building a campus that inspires - retreat 2014 – 2015 Member of the Organizing Committee for Mediterranean Gas and Oil International Conference (MedGO 2015)

2013 – 2017 RHU Outdoor Festival and mini Open Houses National and International Service:

- Elected Board Member of Association of Structural Engineering, November 2018 – 2020, Order of Engineers and Architects (OEA), Beirut – Lebanon.

- Jury Member in the Scientific Committee for the 9th & 10th Annual Exhibition day for Engineering Projects at OEA, Tripoli, July 22, 2017 & July 28, 2018.

- Ministry of Education and Higher Education - Specialized Committee for Civil Engineering and Geology Programs, since 2016. Evaluation of the Geology program of Global University August 2018 – Onward.

- NERD Robotics Competition, Jury member, 2016, 2017 & 2018

- Treasurer of ASCE Lebanon Section, May 2017 – Onward.

- Chair of the ASCE – International Younger Members Committee, 2015-2017.

- Moderator IPTEC sessions and delegate fully covered by Lebanese Center for Energy Conservation – Beirut Energy Forum (IBEF 2017).

- Scientific and Organizing Committees of “Sharing Knowledge in Civil Engineering” Conference organized by the OEA-Beirut November 2016 – Member and Chair Session.

- Association of Structural Engineering at OEA, since 2016.

- Association of University Professors at Ikleem Al-Kharroub Region, since 2016

- Beirut Energy Forum delegate fully covered by Lebanese Center for Energy Conservation 2015

& 2016

- LAAS Scientific Committee, since 2015.

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Mirvat Abdallah – Associate Professor - Civil and Environmental Engineering 10. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

- Online Course on “Internal Quality Assurance (IAQ) in Higher education: Designing and Developing an effective IQA System”, April 29 to June 28, 2018.

- Online course on “How learning works” by Marquette University, 2016.

- 20-Minute Mentor Series on the improvement of Teaching and Learning.

- Faculty development workshops at RHU related to Student Learning Outcomes and course syllabus Design, ABET, Institutional Accreditation, Assessment tools, Rubrics, Interactive lecturing and Student - Centered Teaching

11. PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

- Order of Engineers and Architects (OEA), Lebanon, 2009-present

- American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2013-present 12. LAST REVISION DATE

March 30, 2020



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