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Resume (Curriculum Vitae)

 

Name:    Abdulrahim    Mohammad  Arafah

 Current Academic Rank:            Associate Professor

Major Specialization:               Structural Engineering

Date of Appointment:     18  -  12  - 1406 H.     24  -  08  - 1986 A.D.                           

Academic Degrees:

1)         BSc.:

            University:                                King Saud University                       

            College:                                   Engineering

            University Location:                  Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

            Date of Obtaining Degree:            26  /  06  /  1980   A.D.                

            GPA =                                     4.70/5.00


2)         M.S.:

            University:                                University of Michigan             

            College:                                   Engineering

            University Location:                  Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

            Date of Obtaining Degree:            29  /  04  /  1983   A.D.                

 
3)         Ph.D.:

            College:                                                 College of Engineering

            University:                                            University of Michigan

            City, Country:                       Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

            Ph.D. Acquiring Date:            19  /  08  /  1986   A.D.                

            Ph.D. Thesis Title:

                Integration of Human Errors in Structural Reliability Models

             Advisor's Name:                       Professor Andrzej Nowak

 

 

EMPLOYMENT & ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY

 

1)            Employment History:   

20/5/1418 – Now Associate Professor. 

24/8/1986 – 20/5/1418 Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering Department,

                                             King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 

 1/5 /1982  - 19/8/1986 Graduate Student, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Michigan, U.S.A. 

18/8/1980 -  1/ 9/1981 Teaching Assistant, Civil Engineering Department,

                                             King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 

          

2)            Scholarships, Awards:              

 1 / 9 /1981 - 24 / 8/1986 Scholarship from King Saud University for Graduate Studies (M.Sc. and Ph.D.) in the United States of America. 

 26 / 6 / 1980 First Class Honor from King Saud University for best student  (GPA=4.70/5.00). 

15 / 6 / 1979 - 15 / 8 / 1979 Scholarship for Summer Training in Obayashi Gumi Company, Tokyo, Japan.

 

 

PARTICIPATION IN CONFERENCES

 

1)                 1)                        The Fifth Saudi Conference , College of Engineering, Umm Al-Qura University, Mekkah, Saudi Arabia, 1999. (Two Papers)

2)           2)                               Risk Analysis 99,  Wessex Institute of Technology Press, October, 1998, Valenica, Epain. (One Paper)

3)                                         The Eighth IFIP WG 7.5 Conference on Reliability and Optimization of the Structural Systems” 10 May  1997, Detroit, U.S.A. (One Paper)

4)                                         The Fourth Saudi Engineering Conference, College of Engineering, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Nov. 24-27, 1995. ( One paper )

5)         The International Conference on Concrete Under Severe Conditions: Environmental and Loading, CONSEC'95, August 2-4 1995, Sapporo, Japan. (One Paper)

 

6)         The Third Saudi Engineering Conference on the Role of Scientific Research in the Development of Industry in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, College of Engineering, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Nov. 24-27, 1991. ( Two Papers)

 

 

PARTICIPATION IN SYMPOSIA

 

1)             Symposium of King Saud University at the Kingdom 100th Momorial Day, October 1999,  Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (One Paper)
 

2)             Symposium on Risk Analysis, August 11-12, 1994, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michgan, USA.  (Two Papers)

 

3)             The Sixth American Concrete Institute ACI-Saudi Chapter Meeting, 12-13 April, 1994, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (Principal Speaker).
 

4)             Symposium on Building Deterioration in the Arab World and Methods of Repair , Ministry of Public Works and Housing, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Feb. 29 - March 3 ,  1992 (One Presentation).

 5)             Symposim on Concrete and Concrete Structures in the Middle East, King Saud University,  Riyadh Saudi Arabia, April 25-29 , 1987  (One Presentation).

 6)             Workshop on Human Errors, National Science Foundation and American Society of Civil Engineers, 1986,  Ann Arbor, Michgan, USA.  (1 paper)

 

 

PARTICIPATION IN SHORT COURSES

 

1)                  Short Course on ACI318-95M Code with Applications using Spread Sheets, Civil Engineering Department, College of Engineering, King Suad University, 1998.
 

2)                  Short Course on Earthquake Engineering , Civil Engineering Department, College of Engineering, King Suad University, 1997.

3)                  Short Course on Engineering Materials , Mechanical Engineering Department, College of Engineering, King Suad University, 1992.
 

4)                  Short Course on Advances in Structural Engineering , Civil Engineering Department, College of Engineering, King Suad University, 1991.

 


Funded Research Projects 

1)      9/1998 – 9/1999 A research project entitled “Evaluation of Basic Design Wind Speed in the Kingdom Acording to ASCE 7-95” Project funded by King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST),  Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

         Budget:  SR  57,000

2)      6/1994 - 6/1996 A research project entitled "Applicability  and Recommendation of Dry Friction Standards for the Kingdom's Road Network,"   Project funded by King Saud University, College of Engineering, Research Center, No. C04/14/17,  Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

         Budget:  SR 15,000

3)      6/1994 - 6/1996 A research project entitled, " A correlation Study of Truck Axle Weight between Statrc Weighing Scales and Weight-in-Motion for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia"   Project funded by King Saud University, College of Engineering, Research Center, No. C04/14/17,  Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

         Budget: SR 15,000

4)      11/1992 - 6/1993 A research project entitled," Failure Investigation and Strengthening of Transmission Towers,"   Project funded by Saudi Consolidated Electricity Company (SCECO),  Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

                                                Budget:  SR 90,000

5)      02/1993 - present A research project entitled " Development of a National Design Code for RC Buildings- Phase II"   Project No. AR-12-58, Funded by King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST),  Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

         Budget:  SR 884,400 

6)      01/1992 - 01/1995 A research project entitled, " Adaptation of a Reliability Based Code for the Design of Flexible Pavement in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,"   Project No. AR-11-57, Funded by King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST),  Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

                                                Budget  SR 821,130 

7)      12/1987 - 10/1992 A research project entitled, "A Study Leading to a Preliminary Seismic Design Criteria in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,"   Project No. AR-9-31, Funded by King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST),  Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

         Budget:  SR  605,600  

8)      12/1987 - 10/1992 A research project entitled "Development of a Solid Foundation for a Local Reinforced Concrete Building Code,"  Project No. AR-9-34, Funded by King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST),  Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

         Budget:  SR 738,800 


Activities

 

9/1998 – Now             Member of the Organization committee of  the Short Course of Earthquake Engineering (2). 

9/1997 – Now             Member of the consulting committee to study the needs of the college computer center. 

9/1997 – Now     Coordinator of the Scientific Committee of the First Saudi Symposium on the Earthquake Engineering.  

9/1997 – Now             The supervisor of the summer training program in the College of Engineering. 

9/1998 – Now             Coordinator, of the summer training program in the Civil  Engineering Department. 

9/1997 – Now             Member of the committee of the week of University and Community. 

9/1997- 9/1998 Coordinator of the structural group in the Civil Engineering Department. 

9/1997 – 4/1998 Member of the Organization committee of  the Short Course o on ACI318-95M Code 

9/1995 – 9/1996 Coordinator, The Academic Committee, Civil Engineering Department.  

9/1994 - 9/1995 Member, The Acadmic Committee in Civil Engineering Depatment.  

9/1993 - 9/1994 Member, General Committee for Construction and Material Production,  Saudi Arabia Standards Organization (SASO). 

9/1991 - 9/1994 Member, Technical Committee for Development of Standards and Specifications for Testing of Construction Materials, Saudi Arabia Standards Organization (SASO). 

9/1992 -9/1994 Memeber, the General Services in the Departement of Civil Engineering. 

9/1989 - 9/1992 Member, Graduation and Summer Training of Senior Students Committee, Departement of Civil Engineering.   

9/1986 - 5/1987 Member, The Organizing Committee for Symposium on Concrete and Concrete Structures in the Middle East, King Saud University,  Riyadh Saudi Arabia. 

 

 

Other Services 

            Supervisor and examiner of several graduation projects in the field of structural engineering. 

            Supervisor and examiner of several Master's Students in the field of structural engineering. 

            Supervision of graduation of Senior Students in civil engineering. 

          Vice Chairman of Civil Engineering Department for two years. 

            Member of the team formed to investigate the causes of structural problems in the Security  College Buildings,  Ministry of Interior. 

            Member of the team formed for investigation of the failure of some transmission towers in Al-Qassim region owned by the Saudi Consolidated Electricity Company (SCECO), and proposal for a retrofitting scheme for these towers. 

            Lecturing on topics in "Structural Reliability Theory and Its Applications" at different occasions. 

            Member in several committees in the Civil Engineering Departement. 

            Memeber in several committees in the Saudi Arabian Standards Oraganization- Construction and Building Materials Department. 

           Review of several papers, abstracts, and research proposals. 

            Member in several short courses in structural engineering. 

            Principal Investigator and Co-Investigator in several research projects funded by King Abdulaziz City for  Sceince and Technology. 

            Principal Investigator and Co-Investigator in two research projects funded by College of Engineering Research Center.

 

 

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