Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Fouad H. Fouad is Professor and Chairman of the Civil Engineering Department at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA. He teaches and conducts research in the area of reinforced concrete structures and concrete materials, and has published numerous technical papers in the field. His research efforts have led to the development of national standards and specifications for a number of sustainable green concrete products and building systems. Fouad currently chairs the PCI committee on Prestressed Concrete Poles and the ASTM committee on Autoclaved Aerated Concrete. He is the past chair of ACI committee on Cellular Concrete and the founding chair of its subcommittee on AAC. Fouad is a fellow of ACI and ASCE and has received a number of prestigious awards due to his professional services in the civil engineering field.
  • Selected Publications

    Research Overview

  • Dr. Fouad’s research expertise in green materials and construction methods has a global perspective. He has been working in the area of highway sign and traffic signal supports since for the past 20 years. As principal investigator on several NCHRP and DOT projects, he led a team of experts from U.S. universities whose efforts culminated in the development of the current, newly and totally revised, AASHTO Standard Specifications for Structural Supports for Highway Signs, Luminaries, and Traffic Signals. Continued research efforts in this area resulted in revising the AASHTO Standard Specifications a number of times, and the recent inclusion of fatigue provisions for the design of highway signs and traffic signal support structures.
  • Principal Investigator On

  • Alabama Department of Transportation 2011 Research and Development Peer Exchange  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
  • Design of Overhead Sign Structures for Fatigue Loads  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
  • Design of Overhead Sign Support Structures to Mitigate Wind-Induced Fatigue Loads  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
  • Design of VMS Bridge Support Structures for Fatigue Loads  awarded by UNIVERSITY TRANSPORTATION CENTER FOR ALABAMA
  • Evaluation of Green Corrosion Inhibitors for Steel Reinforcement in Concrete Structuresus  awarded by NSF - National Science Foundation
  • IRES Track I: Infrastructure Design for Sustainable Urban Communities  awarded by NSF - National Science Foundation
  • International Workshop on Sustainable Smart Cities  awarded by NSF - National Science Foundation
  • Proposed Tier I University Transportation Center  awarded by Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Strength of Fillet Welds in Skewed Joints  awarded by American Institute of Steel Construction
  • Sustainability in Engineering and Architectural Design-Green Buildings  awarded by NSF - National Science Foundation
  • The Second NSF International Workshop on Sustainable Smart Cities - Egypt  awarded by NSF - National Science Foundation
  • Transportation Automotive Fuel Cell Vehicle Model, Design and Build Program  awarded by DOT - FEDERAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY
  • UAB's Role in Management and Administration of the University Transportation Center for Alabama  awarded by UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA (TUSCALOOSA)
  • UAB's Role in Management and Administration of the University Transportation Center for Alabama  awarded by UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA (TUSCALOOSA)
  • UAB's Role in Management and Administration of the University Transportation Center for Alabama 2011  awarded by UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA (TUSCALOOSA)
  • US-Egypt International Research Experience for Students: Sustainable "Green" Building Design and Construction  awarded by NSF - National Science Foundation
  • University Transportation Centers (UTCs)-Tier I: University of Alabama at Birmingham with Georgia Institute of Technology-Research Project 930-842  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
  • University Transportation Centers (UTCs): Research Projects Round 2 (930-875)  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
  • Teaching Activities

  • CE011 - UG Coop/Internship in CE (Fall Term 2009)
  • CE011 - UG Coop/Internship in CE (Spring Term 2009)
  • CE011 - UG Coop/Internship in CE (Spring Term 2011)
  • CE011 - UG Coop/Internship in CE (Spring Term 2012)
  • CE011 - UG Coop/Internship in CE (Summer Term 2009)
  • CE011 - UG Coop/Internship in CE (Summer Term 2010)
  • CE011 - UG Coop/Internship in CE (Summer Term 2011)
  • CE011 - UG Coop/Internship in CE (Summer Term 2012)
  • CE210 - Statics (Fall Term 2011)
  • CE210 - Statics (Spring Term 2008)
  • CE360 - Structural Analysis (Summer Term 2008)
  • CE360 - Structural Analysis (Summer Term 2012)
  • CE395 - Engineering Economics (Fall Term 2008)
  • CE440 - CE Honors Research (Fall Term 2007)
  • CE440 - CE Honors Research (Fall Term 2008)
  • CE440 - CE Honors Research (Fall Term 2009)
  • CE440 - CE Honors Research (Fall Term 2010)
  • CE440 - CE Honors Research (Fall Term 2011)
  • CE440 - CE Honors Research (Fall Term 2012)
  • CE440 - CE Honors Research (Fall Term 2013)
  • CE440 - CE Honors Research (Fall Term 2016)
  • CE440 - CE Honors Research (Fall Term 2017)
  • CE440 - CE Honors Research (Fall Term 2020)
  • CE440 - CE Honors Research (Spring Term 2008)
  • CE440 - CE Honors Research (Spring Term 2010)
  • CE440 - CE Honors Research (Spring Term 2011)
  • CE440 - CE Honors Research (Spring Term 2012)
  • CE440 - CE Honors Research (Spring Term 2014)
  • CE440 - CE Honors Research (Spring Term 2015)
  • CE440 - CE Honors Research (Spring Term 2016)
  • CE440 - CE Honors Research (Spring Term 2018)
  • CE440 - CE Honors Research (Spring Term 2019)
  • CE440 - CE Honors Research (Spring Term 2020)
  • CE440 - CE Honors Research (Summer Term 2008)
  • CE440 - CE Honors Research (Summer Term 2010)
  • CE440 - CE Honors Research (Summer Term 2011)
  • CE440 - CE Honors Research (Summer Term 2013)
  • CE440 - CE Honors Research (Summer Term 2015)
  • CE440 - CE Honors Research (Summer Term 2019)
  • CE440 - CE Honors Research (Summer Term 2020)
  • CE441 - CE Honors Seminar (Fall Term 2017)
  • CE441 - CE Honors Seminar (Fall Term 2020)
  • CE441 - CE Honors Seminar (Spring Term 2014)
  • CE441 - CE Honors Seminar (Spring Term 2015)
  • CE441 - CE Honors Seminar (Spring Term 2016)
  • CE441 - CE Honors Seminar (Spring Term 2017)
  • CE441 - CE Honors Seminar (Spring Term 2018)
  • CE441 - CE Honors Seminar (Spring Term 2019)
  • CE441 - CE Honors Seminar (Spring Term 2020)
  • CE441 - CE Honors Seminar (Spring Term 2021)
  • CE443 - Pavement Design and Const (Fall Term 2009)
  • CE455 - Reinforced Concrete Design (Spring Term 2008)
  • CE455 - Reinforced Concrete Design (Spring Term 2010)
  • CE455 - Reinforced Concrete Design (Spring Term 2011)
  • CE455 - Reinforced Concrete Design (Spring Term 2012)
  • CE455 - Reinforced Concrete Design (Spring Term 2013)
  • CE455 - Reinforced Concrete Design (Spring Term 2014)
  • CE455 - Reinforced Concrete Design (Spring Term 2015)
  • CE455 - Reinforced Concrete Design (Spring Term 2016)
  • CE455 - Reinforced Concrete Design (Summer Term 2008)
  • CE489 - UG Research in CE (Fall Term 2009)
  • CE489 - UG Research in CE (Summer Term 2009)
  • CE490 - Special Topics in (Area) (Summer Term 2008)
  • CE490 - Special Topics in (Area) (Summer Term 2012)
  • CE490 - Special Topics in (Area) (Summer Term 2015)
  • CE490 - Special Topics in (Area) (Summer Term 2016)
  • CE491 - Individual Study in (Area) (Spring Term 2012)
  • CE491 - Individual Study in (Area) (Spring Term 2014)
  • CE491 - Individual Study in (Area) (Summer Term 2016)
  • CE543 - Pavement Design & Construction (Fall Term 2009)
  • CE556 - Prestressed Concrete Design (Spring Term 2017)
  • CE562 - Advanced Structural Analysis (Summer Term 2012)
  • CE590 - Special Topics in (Area) (Summer Term 2008)
  • CE590 - Special Topics in (Area) (Summer Term 2012)
  • CE590 - Special Topics in (Area) (Summer Term 2015)
  • CE590 - Special Topics in (Area) (Summer Term 2016)
  • CE603 - Constrt Acct & Fin Mgmt (Fall Term 2008)
  • CE604 - Inat'l Cnstrct Contracts/Laws (Fall Term 2008)
  • CE604 - Inat'l Cnstrct Contracts/Laws (Summer Term 2010)
  • CE606 - Advanced Project Management (Fall Term 2009)
  • CE606 - Advanced Project Management (Summer Term 2009)
  • CE609 - Adv Topics in Engineering Law (Fall Term 2009)
  • CE609 - Adv Topics in Engineering Law (Summer Term 2009)
  • CE648 - Urban/Transportation Planning (Fall Term 2008)
  • CE690 - Special Topics in (Area) (Fall Term 2008)
  • CE690 - Special Topics in (Area) (Fall Term 2008)
  • CE690 - Special Topics in (Area) (Fall Term 2009)
  • CE690 - Special Topics in (Area) (Fall Term 2009)
  • CE690 - Special Topics in (Area) (Spring Term 2008)
  • CE690 - Special Topics in (Area) (Spring Term 2008)
  • CE690 - Special Topics in (Area) (Summer Term 2018)
  • CE691 - Individual Study in (Area) (Fall Term 2007)
  • CE691 - Individual Study in (Area) (Fall Term 2008)
  • CE691 - Individual Study in (Area) (Fall Term 2009)
  • CE691 - Individual Study in (Area) (Fall Term 2010)
  • CE691 - Individual Study in (Area) (Fall Term 2012)
  • CE691 - Individual Study in (Area) (Fall Term 2015)
  • CE691 - Individual Study in (Area) (Fall Term 2016)
  • CE691 - Individual Study in (Area) (Fall Term 2016)
  • CE691 - Individual Study in (Area) (Fall Term 2017)
  • CE691 - Individual Study in (Area) (Fall Term 2018)
  • CE691 - Individual Study in (Area) (Fall Term 2021)
  • CE691 - Individual Study in (Area) (Spring Term 2011)
  • CE691 - Individual Study in (Area) (Spring Term 2012)
  • CE691 - Individual Study in (Area) (Spring Term 2015)
  • CE691 - Individual Study in (Area) (Summer Term 2014)
  • CE691 - Individual Study in (Area) (Summer Term 2020)
  • CE698 - Non-Thesis Research (Fall Term 2009)
  • CE698 - Non-Thesis Research (Fall Term 2011)
  • CE698 - Non-Thesis Research (Fall Term 2014)
  • CE698 - Non-Thesis Research (Fall Term 2015)
  • CE698 - Non-Thesis Research (Fall Term 2019)
  • CE698 - Non-Thesis Research (Spring Term 2008)
  • CE698 - Non-Thesis Research (Spring Term 2010)
  • CE698 - Non-Thesis Research (Spring Term 2012)
  • CE698 - Non-Thesis Research (Spring Term 2014)
  • CE698 - Non-Thesis Research (Spring Term 2015)
  • CE698 - Non-Thesis Research (Spring Term 2019)
  • CE698 - Non-Thesis Research (Summer Term 2009)
  • CE698 - Non-Thesis Research (Summer Term 2014)
  • CE698 - Non-Thesis Research (Summer Term 2015)
  • CE698 - Non-Thesis Research (Summer Term 2018)
  • CE698 - Non-Thesis Research (Summer Term 2021)
  • CE699 - Thesis Research (Fall Term 2008)
  • CE699 - Thesis Research (Fall Term 2010)
  • CE699 - Thesis Research (Fall Term 2011)
  • CE699 - Thesis Research (Fall Term 2012)
  • CE699 - Thesis Research (Fall Term 2013)
  • CE699 - Thesis Research (Fall Term 2014)
  • CE699 - Thesis Research (Fall Term 2016)
  • CE699 - Thesis Research (Fall Term 2017)
  • CE699 - Thesis Research (Fall Term 2018)
  • CE699 - Thesis Research (Fall Term 2019)
  • CE699 - Thesis Research (Spring Term 2008)
  • CE699 - Thesis Research (Spring Term 2009)
  • CE699 - Thesis Research (Spring Term 2012)
  • CE699 - Thesis Research (Spring Term 2013)
  • CE699 - Thesis Research (Spring Term 2014)
  • CE699 - Thesis Research (Spring Term 2015)
  • CE699 - Thesis Research (Spring Term 2016)
  • CE699 - Thesis Research (Spring Term 2017)
  • CE699 - Thesis Research (Spring Term 2018)
  • CE699 - Thesis Research (Spring Term 2019)
  • CE699 - Thesis Research (Spring Term 2020)
  • CE699 - Thesis Research (Summer Term 2008)
  • CE699 - Thesis Research (Summer Term 2013)
  • CE699 - Thesis Research (Summer Term 2014)
  • CE699 - Thesis Research (Summer Term 2016)
  • CE699 - Thesis Research (Summer Term 2017)
  • CE699 - Thesis Research (Summer Term 2018)
  • CE790 - Special Topics in (Area) (Fall Term 2008)
  • CE790 - Special Topics in (Area) (Fall Term 2009)
  • CE790 - Special Topics in (Area) (Fall Term 2009)
  • CE790 - Special Topics in (Area) (Spring Term 2008)
  • CE791 - Individual Studies (In Area) (Summer Term 2008)
  • CE791 - Individual Studies (In Area) (Summer Term 2014)
  • CE791 - Individual Studies (In Area) (Summer Term 2019)
  • CE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2009)
  • CE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2012)
  • CE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2013)
  • CE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2014)
  • CE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2016)
  • CE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2017)
  • CE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2013)
  • CE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2015)
  • CE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2016)
  • CE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2013)
  • CE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2015)
  • CE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2016)
  • CE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2017)
  • CE799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2007)
  • CE799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2008)
  • CE799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2009)
  • CE799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2018)
  • CE799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2008)
  • CE799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2009)
  • CE799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2018)
  • CE799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2019)
  • CE799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2008)
  • CE799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2009)
  • CE799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2018)
  • CESE659 - Adv Design Concrete Strctr (Spring Term 2018)
  • CESE659 - Advanced Reinforced Concrete (Fall Term 2019)
  • CESE660 - Prestr Concrete Beh & Dsgn (Fall Term 2018)
  • CESE660 - Prestr Concrete Beh & Dsgn (Spring Term 2017)
  • CESE660 - Prestr Concrete Beh & Dsgn (Spring Term 2022)
  • CESE660 - Prestr Concrete Beh & Dsgn (Spring Term 2022)
  • CESE660 - Prestr Concrete Beh & Dsgn (Summer Term 2020)
  • CESE660 - Prestr Concrete Beh & Dsgn (Summer Term 2020)
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University System : College Station 1981
  • Master of Science in Civil Engineering, University of Texas System : Austin 1978
  • Full Name

  • Fouad Fouad