Jamal Khatib holds B.Eng., M.Eng., and Ph.D. degrees. He presently works as a Professor of civil engineering (sustainable construction materials), Engineering Department, Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Wolverhampton (UoW), Wolverhampton, UK. He took a permanent position as a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in civil engineering at Sheffield Hallam University (SHU), Sheffield, UK. During that time and due to research collaboration with IMUST, China, Khatib was awarded the title of Honorary Professor in 2001. After 9 years at SHU, he moved to the University of Wolverhampton (UoW) as a Reader in civil engineering and became a Professor. In 2010, he became a Chartered Engineer of the Institution of Civil Engineer (ICE). His areas of research specialization include a number of sustainable construction materials themes: (a) the use of a variety of waste materials in the production of construction/structural materials, (b) novel construction materials (e.g., metakaolin), (c) concrete subjected to harsh environments, and (d) behavior of structural materials. Professor Khatib was one of the early UK researchers who conducted research on metakaolin as partial substitution of cement and his publications in this area have been extensively cited. According to the ISI Web of Science Professor Khatib has an h-index of 15. Microsoft Academic classified Professor Khatib as one of the top authors in cement with a g-index of 18 (http://academic.research.microsoft.com/RankList?entitytype=2&topDomainID=12&subDomainID=1&last=0&start=1&end=100). According to Google Scholar there is more than 1600 citations in total, an h-index of 21, and i10-index of 27 (http://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=eRDOWn8AAAAJ). Many papers were ranked as the top 25 articles. The products of his extensive research activities have been comprehensively disseminated through over 200 refereed academic journal and conference papers; text books, research seminars, and workshops; and articles and features in the construction press. He acts as a reviewer for 40 international refereed journals, book publishers, and others.
Biography Updated on 30 December 2013