Ehab Hamed

Ehab Hamed
Associate Professor
Sch-Civil & Environmental Eng
Contact details:
(+61 2) 9385 9765
(+61 2) 9385 9747

Civil Engineering Building (H20) Level 7, Room CE716 Kensington Campus

Research interest

  • Viscoelastic behaviour of materials and structures
  • Strengthening of structures with FRP composite materials
  • Sandwich panels
  • Precast concrete structures

Lectures/Courses taught

  • Steel and Composite Structures
  • Structural Analysis and Modeling
  • Advanced Concrete Structures
  • Reinforced Concrete Design
  • Advanced Mechanics of Structures and Materials
  • Engineering Mechanics

Professional Organisations

  • Member of ACI (American Concrete Institute) Committee 209: Creep and Shrinkage in Concrete and ACI Subcommittee 209-0D: Numerical Methods and 3D Analyses.
  • Member of PCI (Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute) Committees: Precast Insulated Wall Panels, FRP Composites.
  • Member of Standards Australia’s AS3600 Sub-Committees: BD-002-01 Strength and Analysis of Concrete Structures, BD-002-07 Design for Serviceability of Concrete Structures.
  • Member of the International Institute for FRP in Construction.
  • Member of the National Precast Concrete Association Australia
  • Member of the Concrete Institute of Australia
  • Member of Engineers Australia

Awards, Grants, Patents


2015                UNSW Goldstar Award. “Coupled Hygrothermal-Creep Effects in Adhesively Bonded Lap-joints”. 

2008                Tuvia Netzer Memorial Fund Award for Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation. “Dynamic Behavior of Concrete and Masonry Structures Strengthened with Composite Materials”. Technion, Israel.



2017-2019     Uy B, Hamed E, Tao Z and Kang WH. "Coupled Service and Ultimate Behaviour of High Strength Composite Columns. Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Project, $435,500.

2016-2018     Gilbert RI and Hamed E. "Time-Dependent Behaviour of Precast Concrete Sandwich Panels”. ARC Discovery Project, $330,000.

2012-2014     Hamed E and Foster SJ. "Nonlinear Long-Term Behaviour and Analysis of High Strength Concrete Panels". ARC Discovery Project, $310,000.

2009-2011      Hamed E and Bradford MA. “Long-Term Behaviour of Thin-Walled Concrete Curved Members Strengthened with Externally Bonded Composite Materials”. ARC Discovery Project, $180,000.



2007  Ph.D.      Structural Engineering, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.

2003  M.Sc.     Structural Engineering, Technion, Israel.  

2000  B.Sc.      Civil Engineering, Technion, Israel.