Professor Abid Abu-Tair

Contact details

Email : [email protected]

Short Bio

Professor of Structural Engineering at the British University in Dubai. He is a chartered civil engineer of the UK Engineering Council and a fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers in the UK.  He is also a Senior Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy, a qualification of teaching and learning and educational management. He was awarded the Henri Adam Diploma by the Institution of Structural Engineers UK and the Silver award by the Permanent Way Institute UK for paper published in their journals. HE worked at three UK Universities – at Queen Mary- London, South Wales and Ulster, and two Palestinian Universities, at Al Quds, where he set up the Department of Materials Engineering and at Birzeit university as Professor of Civil Engineering. His major research areas relate to the structural performance sustainability and asset management with emphasis on durability and rehabilitation of concrete structures.  He has published on the subject in international journals, including the Corrosion Journal and the Journal of Structural Engineers and ACI Journal. He has conducted consultancy work on bridge structural rehabilitation for Kent County Council in England, the Northern Ireland Road Service and Docklands Light Railway in London and at Al Quds University-Jerusalem.

Degrees/Professional Qualifications

  1. PhD in Structural Engineering, Queen Mary College, London, UK
  2. MSc in Structural Engineering, Imperial College, London, UK
  3. B. Engg in Civil Engineering, Queen Mary College, London, UK

The British University in Dubai

Block 11, 1st and 2nd floor, Dubai International Academic City PO Box 345015, Dubai, UAE

Tel: +971 4 279 1400

Whatsapp: +971 50 701 2843 and +971 4 279 1400

Email: [email protected]