Fouad Mohammad

Fouad Mohammad

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

School of Architecture Design and the Built Environment

Staff Group(s)
Civil Engineering


Fouad teaches structural analysis for all levels of the undergraduate Civil Engineering Programme, and structural appraisal and defects diagnosis of buildings for the BSc Building Surveying programme. He teaches structural analysis at advanced level for the postgraduate Civil Engineering Programme, and supervises the research work of BSc, MSc and PhD Civil Engineering students.

Research areas

  • Designed Environment
  • Analysis and design of steel and reinforced concrete structures
  • Finite element methods in structural and solid mechanics
  • Railway track foundation
  • Soil-structure interaction

Fouad is happy to supervise students in all the topic areas listed above.

External activity

  • 2010, External Examiner for two PhD examinations, Faculty of Civil Engineering, University of Aleppo, Syria.


Full list of publications can be found by clicking on 'go to publications' link above.

Selected publications:

PHAN, D.T., LIM, J.B.P., SHA, W., SIEW, C.Y.M., TANYIMBOH, T.T., ISSA, H.K. AND MOHAMMAD, F.A., 2012. Design optimization of cold-formed steel portal frames taking into account the effect of building topology, Engineering Optimization, pp.1-19 (DOI: 10.1080/0305215X.2012.678493) ISSN 1029-0273

AL-GHALIB, A., MOHAMMAD, F.A., RAHMAN, M. and CHILTON, J.C., 2011. Damage identification in a concrete beam using curvature difference ratio [presented at 9th International Conference on Damage Assessment of Structures]. Journal of Physics - Conference Series, Vol 305, pp.143-154 (DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/305/1/012109) ISSN 1742-6596

ISSA, H.K. and MOHAMMAD, F.A., 2010. Effect of mutation schemes on convergence to optimum design of steel frames. Journal of Constructional Steel Research, Vol. 66 (7), pp.954-961 (DOI: 10.1016/j.jcsr.2010.02.002) ISSN 0143-974X

ISSA, H.K. and MOHAMMAD, F.A., 2009. Displacement maximisation of haunched-rafter pitched-roof steel portal frames. In HERNÁNDEZ, S. and BREBBIA, C.A., (eds), 2009, Computer aided optimum design in engineering XI, Southampton: WIT Press, pp.143-154 (DOI: 10.2495/OP090131) ISSN 1743-3509

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Press expertise

  • Structural engineering
  • Structural dynamics
  • Structural optimisation
  • Finite element method