Undergraduate Title

 

Dr. Abla Zayed, PhD
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Associate Professor
4202 E. Fowler Avenue
ENG 221
Tampa, FL 33620-5350
Phone: (813) 974-5823
Fax: (813) 974-2957
E-mail: zayed@usf.edu

 

Education
Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering, North Carolina State University, 1986
M.Sc. Materials Science and Engineering, American University in Cairo, 1981
B.Sc. Materials Science and Engineering, American University in Cairo 1977

 

Professional Experience
Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, USF, 1992 to present
Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering and Mechanics, USF, 1988-1992
Visiting Scholar, Department of Civil Engineering, University of California at Berkley
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering and Mechanics, USF, 1988
Visiting Research Associate, Department of Civil Engineering and Mechanics, USF, 1987-1988
Research/Teaching Assistant, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, North Carolina State University, 1982-1986
Materials Laboratory Engineer, Egyptian-British Engine Company, Rolls Royce of England, 1978-1982
Research Assistant, Materials Engineering Department, American University in Cairo, 1977-1978

 

Areas of Expertise: Mechanical performance of material including concrete, metal and composites

 

Selected Publications

  • H.Y. Ghorab, A. M. Zayed, A.S. Mohamed, Y.A. Osman, H.E. Ashmed, M.R. Mabrouk. Factors Affecting Sulfate Expansion in Cement Systems. International Congress on the Chemistry of Cement. December 2007.
  • H.Y. Ghorab, A. M. Zayed, A.S. Mohamed, M.R. Mabrouk. The Formation of Ettringite from Sulfate Solutions. 12th International Congress on the Chemistry of Cement. December 2007.
  • Maysson Sallam, Robert Carnahan, Abla Zayed, Sermin Sunol, Pricessding on the 16th Annual North American Waste- to- Energy Conerence, “Recycling of Municipal Solid Waste Ash Through an Innovative Technology to Produce Commercial Zeolite Material of High Cation Exchange Capacity,” May 19-21, 2008. Philadelphia, PA.