Date : 2/22/2015

Prof. Dr. Eng. Khalid El-Zahaby, EiC

Dr. Khalid Elzahaby

Professor and Chairman, Housing & Building National Research Center, Egypt

Prof. ElZahaby graduated from Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University in 1985 with honors. He obtained his M.Sc. from Cairo University in 1989 and his Ph.D. from Civil Engineering Dept., North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA in 1995. Upon graduation, he has joined HBRC as a research assistant and was promoted in different positions and he is currently HBRC Chairman.

He also was the recipient of the ICC Global Award for the year 2013, September 2013, Atlantic City, NJ, USA and has been a geotechnical consultant for almost 30 years. He is currently serving as an assessor for geotechnical consultants, Egyptian Syndicate for Engineers.

Prof. ElZahaby is also the Principal Investigator for a project funded by the STDF (Egypt) and NSF (USA) concerning the assessment of seismic hazards on wind turbines. A case study is for a wind farm in Zaafarana, Egypt.

Along with his professional duties, Dr ElZahaby is chairman and editor of the HBRC Journal, published by Elsevier and editor in Chief, Innovative Infrastructure Solutions, Published by Springer.