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Hynda Aoun Klalib

Senior Lecturer

School of Architecture Design and the Built Environment


Dr Hynda Klalib-Aoun's key roles include :

  • Teaching Structural Design and Engineering Materials at Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels
  • Supervision of Research Projects of PhD and MSc Civil Engineering students
  • Curriculum Development

Career overview

Dr Klalib-Aoun is a qualified Engineer with a long career in Academia. She teaches Structural Engineering and Construction Materials. Some of her previous appointments include lectureships and research positions at University of Artois, University of Cergy-Pontoise and Cesi Ecole d'Ingénieurs in France.

Research areas

Main interests:

  • New structural, construction and sustainable materials (Rheology and Practices)
  • Durability, degradation, maintenance and repair of structures
  • Structural response of reinforced concrete and steel structures

Further interests:

  • Designing, constructing or operating using BIM
  • Construction management: Quality (ISO 9001) & Environment (ISO 14001)

Hynda is ready to supervise postgraduate research projects at master's and PhD levels in all the topic areas listed above.

External activity

  • Development of research partnerships
  • Research project set-ups
  • Active on The Institution of Structural Engineers (InstructE)

Sponsors and collaborators

  • Nottinghamshire County Council: the research is in the interest of promoting of a much greater use of secondary and recycled aggregates.


  • HEBHOUB, H., AOUN, H., BELACHIA, M., HOUARI, H. and GHORBEL, E., 2011, "Use of waste marble aggregates in concrete", Constructions and Building Materials, Elsevier, ISSN 0950-0618, vol.25/3, pp. 1167-1171
  • BELACHIA, M., AOUN, H. and HEBHOUB, H., 2006, "Marble wastes as a substitute in hydraulic concrete", The Journal of Solid Waste Technology and Management, Widener University publisher (USA), ISSN 1091-8043, pp. 456-463
  • DJEMILI, L., BOUDOUKHA, A., CHIBLAK, MM. and AOUN, H., 2005, "Simulation numérique de la température des masques en béton bitumineux: Barrage Ghrib", Annales du Bâtiment et des Travaux Publics, Edition ESKA (FR), ISSN 1270-9840, No. 4, pp. 23-29
  • AOUN, H., BELACHIA, M. and BUYLE-BODIN, F., 2001, "Estimation de la contrainte d’adhérence ultime", Annales du Bâtiment et des Travaux Publics, Edition ESKA (FR), ISSN 1270-9840, No. 2, pp. 4-8
  • AOUN, H., BUYLE-BODIN, F. and ACHOUCHE, D., 1999, "Study of steel-concrete bond in ‘ACI’ beams under monotonous and cyclic loading", Role of interfaces in concrete, Dhir RK and Hewlett PC, Thomas Telford Ltd publication (GB), ISBN 9780727728180, pp. 163-170
  • AOUN, H. and BUYLE-BODIN, F., 1996, "Essais sous chargement sismique de poutres ACI: Etude de l’adhérence acier-béton", Génie Parasismique et aspects vibratoires dans le génie civil, Vol. II, AFPS publication (FR), ISBN 2-911709-004, pp. 473-481

Articles in Conference Proceedings

  • BELACHIA, M., AOUN, H. and BOUACHA, N., "Expert system for innovative pavement solutions", 8th Saudi Engineering Conference, Qassim University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, December 2011
  • BELACHIA, M., AOUN, H., BENSEBTI, S. and HEBHOUB H., "Use of marble wastes in the composition of hydraulic concretes", 7th International Congress on Concrete, Construction’s sustainable option, Scotland, United Kingdom, July 2008
  • BELACHIA, M., AOUN, H. and HEBHOUB, H., "Marble wastes as a substitute in hydraulic concrete", 4th Jordanian Civil Engineering Conference, Amman, Jordan, April 2006
  • BELACHIA, M., AOUN, H. and HEBHOUB, H., "Marble wastes as a substitute in hydraulic concrete", 21st International Conference on Solid Waste Technology and Management, Philadelphia, United States of America, March 2006