Muhammad Hadi is an Associate Professor in civil/structural engineering, School of Civil, Mining and Environmental Engineering, University of Wollongong, Australia. He obtained his B.S. (with honors) and M.S. degrees in civil engineering from the University of Baghdad in 1977 and 1980, respectively, and Ph.D. degree in the same field from the University of Leeds in 1989. He acted as a Chartered Professional Engineer, MIEAust, CPEng, NPER; Past Chair at Illawarra-Sutherland Regional Group Committee, IEAust; Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, M-ASCE; Member of the American Concrete Institute, M-ACI; and Member of the International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering, IABSE. His research interests are structural engineering, concrete structures, and optimization. He authored more than 180 research papers in international journals and conferences, and has attracted more than $500 000 of research funding. He organized two international conferences on mechanics of structures, materials, and systems in February 1999 and 2001, in Wollongong, Australia. He was Coordinator of Corporate Research Centre (CRC), that involves several industries, and the University of Wollongong, and participated in 37 national and international conferences in 12 countries. Ten M.E. students have graduated under his supervision, and he is currently supervising two M.E. students. He also supervises three Ph.D. students, and one has already graduated. He acted as an Examiner for the Universities of Monash, Newcastle, South Australia, Queensland, and Southern Queensland. He has over 31 years of experience as a Civil and Structural Engineer. He conducted several consultancies, including the design of high-rise reinforced concrete structures.
Biography Updated on 10 March 2008