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civil engineer

Amr Salah Elnashai, Egyptian civil engineer. Achievements include research on earthquake design, testing and analysis, field investigation of eleven major earthquakes in United States of America, Japan, Middle East, Greece, Turkey, Egypt and Algeria.

Background

Elnashai, Amr Salah was born on May 8, 1954 in Giza, Egypt. Son of Salah Eldin and Eitedal (Rizk) Elnashai. arrived in United Kingdom, 1978.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Cairo, 1977. Master of Science, Imperial College, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, Imperial College, 1984.

Career

Assistant lecturer, Cairo U., 1977-1979;research assistant, Imperial College, London, 1980-1984;lecturer, Imperial College, London, 1985-1989;reader, Imperial College, London, 1989-1994;professor earthquake engineering, Imperial College, London, since 1994;head of section, Imperial College, London, since 1994;senior engineer, Wimpey Offshore, London, 1985;principal consultant, EQE International, since 1996. National technical contact British Studies Institute, London, since 1991. Technical coordinator Euroocode 8, Department Environmental, London, since 1991.

Visiting professor University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1990-1995, Institute Industrial Science, Tokyo U., 1990, 92, 95. Principal consultant EQE International, 1996.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research on earthquake design, testing and analysis, field investigation of eleven major earthquakes in United States of America, Japan, Middle East, Greece, Turkey, Egypt and Algeria.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (with others) Structures Subjected to Dynamic Loads, 1990. Series editor: Innovation in Structures and Construction, 1993. Founder, general editor: Journal Earthquake Engineering.

      Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

Membership

United Kingdom delegate European and International Association Earthquake Engineering, 1992. Fellow Royal Academy Engineering, American Society Civil Engineers, Institute Structural Engineers. Member Society Earthquake and Civil Engineering Dynamics (vice chairman 1990-1992, chairman 1992-1994), European Association Earthquake Engineering (vice president, United Kingdom national delegate), Japan-United Kingdom Seismic Risk Forum (founder 1995).

Connections

Son of Salah Eldin and Eitedal (Rizk) E. Divorced; children: Shadie, Adham.

father:
Salah Eldin Elnashai

mother:
Eitedal (Rizk) Elnashai

spouse:
Neveen Elnashai

child:
Shadie Elnashai

child:
Adham Elnashai