People
Mohamed Soliman Ph.D.

Assistant professor at Oklahoma State University, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering


Education
Ph.D. in Structural  Engineering, Lehigh University, January 2015
M.Sc. in Civil Engineering, Alexandria University, Egypt, 2008
B.Sc. in Civil Engineering, Alexandria University, Egypt, 2003

 
Professional Appointments
  • Assistant Professor, School of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Oklahoma State University (August 2015 - present)
  • Research Associate, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Lehigh University (January 2015 - August 2015)
  • Research Assistant, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Lehigh University (August 2009 - January 2015)
  • Assistant Lecturer, Civil Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University (September 2003 - August 2009)
Professional Affiliations
  • AISC: American Institute of Steel Construction, Member, 2015 - Present
  • SEM: Society of Experimental Mechanics, Member, 2014 - Present
  • ASCE: American Society of Civil Engineers, Associate Member, 2011-present; Task Group 1 of the ASCE-SEI Technical Council on life-cycle performance, safety, reliability and risk of structural systems, member 2013 - Present
  • IABMAS: International Association for Bridge Maintenance and Safety, Member, 2011 - Present
  • IALCCE: International Association for Life-cycle Civil Engineering, Member, 2011 - Present
  • Egyptian Engineering Syndicate, Member, 2003 - Present
Awards and Honors
  • IABMAS Young Researcher Award, International Association for Bridge Maintenance and Safety (IABMAS), 2016
  • Alfred Noble Prize, American Society of Civil Engineers, 2015
  •  J. James R. Croes Medal, American Society of Civil Engineers, 2014
  • IASSAR Scholarship, 2013
  • P.C. Rossin Doctoral Fellowship, Lehigh University, 2012
  • Lehigh University Doctoral Fellowship, 2009​
  • Alexandria University Honors Degree with Distinction, 2003
  • Alexandria University Appreciation Award, 2001, 2000, 1999
Research Interests
  • Reliability of structural systems
  • Fatigue assessment of civil and marine structures
  • Behavior of steel structures
  • Life-cycle optimization and management of deteriorating structures
  • Resilience and sustainability of infrastructure systems
  • Risk assessment and risk-based decision making
  • Structural deterioration under uncertainty
  • Structural system behavior under extreme events
Graduate Research Team
Omid Khandel
Research Interest
Effect of Climate Change on Structures

Probability and Reliability Analysis of Structures

Awards
Outstanding Teaching Assistant 2015, University of Toledo, College of Engineering

Ranked top 1% among over 300,000 students in National Entrance Exam for Iranian Public Universities, 2009.

Qualified to National Organization for Development of Exceptional Talents (NODET) school system, 2003-2009
Ph.D. student in Civil Engineering​​
     Oklahoma State University
M.Sc. in Civil Engineering (2016)
     University of Toledo
B.Sc. in Civil Engineering (2014)
     Razi University of Kermenshah
Research Interests
Life-cycle Cost Analysis of Bridges

Steel Design and Optimization

Behavior of the Combination of Bolts and Welds

Structural Shape Optimization

Fatigue and Crack Research

Leon Shen
Ph.D. student in Civil Engineering
     Oklahoma State University

M.Sc. in Civil Engineering (2016)
     Shanghai Jiao Tong University
B.Sc. in Civil Engineering (2013)
     Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Christopher Waite
Research Interests
Steel Connections with Bolts and Welds in Combination

Large Scale Testing

Honors & Awards
Mary Lou Penistin Graduate Fellowship, 2017 and 2018

Civil and Environmental Engineering Outstanding Senior, 2017

St. Patrick’s Award – Top 5 Student in the College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology, 2017

2nd place in 3 Minute Thesis Competition – College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology, 2017

AISC Education Foundation Scholarship – August 10, 2018
M.Sc. student in Civil Engineering
     Oklahoma State University
B.Sc. in Civil Engineering (2017)
     Oklahoma State University
Research Interests
Fatigue Crack Growth in Steel Components with Complex Geometry

Probalistic Analysis of Fatigue Crack Growth with Multiple Random
Variables

Prediction of Fatigue Crack Growth

Damage Assessment in Steel Bridge Girders

Ali Haider
M.Sc. student in Civil Engineering
     Oklahoma State University
B.Sc. in Civil Engineering (2014)
     National University of Sciences
     & Technology Islamabad

Imran Ahmed Sheikh
Research Interests
Finite Element Analysis

Dynamic Analysis of Structures

Behavior of Structures under Extreme Loading

Honors & Awards
NUST Undergraduate Scholarship, 2011-2015

AJ&K State Talent Scholarship, 2011-2014
M.Sc. student in Civil Engineering
     Oklahoma State University
B.Sc. in Civil Engineering (2015)
     National University of                     Sciences & Technology                     Islamabad
Undergraduate Assistants
  1. Abdalrahman Mansy
    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
  2. Rebecca Dempewolf
    Architectural Engineering
  3. Adam Ross
    Civil and Environmental Engineering
  4. Connor Burgin
    Mechanical Engineering Technology
  5. Jordan Scott
    Civil Engineering
  6. James Gordon
    Civil Engineering
  7. Kyle Kerr
    Mechanical Engineering
Alumni​​
  1. Dali Zeng
    B.Sc Civil Engineering, 2017 Graduate Student at University of Texas at Austin
  2. Malav Shah
    Structural Engineer at MP Engineers P.C., New York City, New York
  3. Eric Hiner
    Structural Engineer at Caruso Turley Scott Inc., Arizona
  4. Kirthi Alagirisamy
  5. Brian Johnson
    EIT at U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, Tulsa, Oklahoma
  6. Jessica Gay
    EIT at Freese and Nichols, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma