Omar Fawwaz Najm

Instructor

Abu Dhabi Campus

+971 2 6133019

omar.najm@aau.ac.ae

Biography

Omar Najm is currently working at Al-Ain university. Omar's research interest is in Geopolymer concrete, microstructure analysis, potential cementitious materials, sustainable concrete, progressive collapse, finite element modeling, optimization methods, and artificial neural network in concrete and civil engineering applications.

Education

Ph.D. Candidate in Civil Engineering/ Construction Materials concentration-United Arab Emirates University

M.Sc. Structural Engineering Concentration -Abu Dhabi University

B.Sc. Civil Engineering - Abu Dhabi University

Research Interests

  • Sustainable Materials in Concrete Industry.
  • Alkaline Activated Materials.
  • Microstructural Analysis on Concrete Materials.
  • Fiber Reinforced Concrete.
  • Optimization Methods in Various Engineering Applications.
  • Progressive Collapse and Structural Resisting Systems.

Selected Publications

1. O. Najm, H. El-Hassan, and A. El-Dieb, ‘Ladle slag characteristics and use in mortar and concrete: A comprehensive review’, Journal of Cleaner Production, vol. 288, p. 125584, Mar. 2021, doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.125584.
2. O. Najm, H. El-Hassan, and A. El-Dieb, ‘Optimization of alkali-activated ladle slag composites mix design using taguchi-based TOPSIS method’, Construction and Building Materials, vol. 327, p. 126946, Apr. 2022, doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2022.126946.
3. O. Najm, H. El-Hassan, A. El-Dieb, and H. Aljassmi, ‘Utilization of a Bayesian Network Algorithm to Predict the Compressive Strength of Concrete’, IJCI, 2021, doi: 10.11159/ijci.2021.005.

4. Osama Ahmed Mohamed, Omar F. Najm, (2016) “Compressive Strength and Stability of Sustainable Self-consolidating Concrete Containing Fly Ash, Silica Fume, and GGBS”, Frontiers of Structural and Civil Engineering.

Conferences

  1. O. Najm, H. El-Hassan, A. El-Dieb, and H. Aljassmi, ‘Probabilistic Inference Approach for Predicting Concrete CompressiveStrength - A Bayesian Network Algorithm’, presented at the The 5th International Conference on Civil, Structural and Transportation Engineering, Nov. 2020. doi: 10.11159/iccste20.238.
  2. E. Hijah, O. Najm, H. El-Hassan, and Z. I. Syed, ‘Optimum Design Configuration of Dapped-End Beam Under Dynamic Loading Using TOPSIS Method’, Proceedings of the 8th World Congress on Mechanical, Chemical, and Material Engineering (MCM'22), (2022).
  3. O. Najm, H. El-Hassan, and A. El-Dieb, ‘Design of Alkali-Activated Ladle Slag Mortar Using Taguchi Method’, Proceedings of the 7th World Congress on Civil, Structural, and Environmental Engineering (CSEE'22), (2022).
  4. Osama Ahmed Mohamed, Omar F. Najm, (2018)” Effect of Curing Methods on Compressive Strength of Sustainable Self-Consolidated Concrete”, WMCAUS 2018, IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering 471 (2019).
  5. O. A. Mohamed, O. F. Najm and Waddah Al-Hawat, (2018) “Tensile Strength of Green Self- Consolidating Concrete", the 8th International Conference on Advanced Materials Research.
  6. O. A. Mohamed, Waddah Al-Hawat and O. F. Najm, (2018) “Durability of Sustainable Self- Consolidating Concrete", the 8th International Conference on Advanced Materials Research.
  7. O. A. Mohamed M. Ati, O. Najm, "Validation of the Splitting Tensile Strength Formula for Concrete Containing Blast Furnace Slag", Key Engineering Materials, Vol. 744, pp. 136-140, 2017
  8. O. A. Mohamed and O. F. Najm, "Experimental Validation of Splitting Tensile Strength of Self Consolidating Concrete", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 864, pp. 308-312, 2017
  9. Osama Ahmed Mohamed, Omar F. Najm, (2017) “: Assessment of the Flexural Strength of Sustainable Self-Consolidating Concrete”, AES-ATEMA, Canada.
  10. Osama Ahmed Mohamed, Modafar Ati, Omar Fawwaz Najm (2016). “Predicting Compressive Strength of Sustainable Self-Consolidating Concrete using Random Forest”.
  11. Osama Ahmed Mohamed, Omar F. Najm, (2016) ”: Outrigger Systems to Mitigate Disproportionate Collapse in Building Structures”, WMCAUS 2016
  12. Osama Ahmed Mohamed, Omar F. Najm, (2016) “: Splitting Tensile Strength of Self-Consolidating Concrete Containing Slag”, AES-ATEMA, Canada.
  13. Osama Ahmed Mohamed, Omar F. Najm, (2016) “: Experimental Validation of Splitting Tensile Strength of Self Consolidating Concrete”, 2nd ICAMEST, South Korea.
  14. Osama Ahmed Mohamed, Omar F. Najm, (2016) “Compressive Strength and Stability of Sustainable Self-consolidating Concrete Containing Fly Ash, Silica Fume, and GGBS”, Frontiers of Structural and Civil Engineering.
  15. Osama Ahmed Mohamed, Zubair S. Imam Omar F. Najm, (2016) “Splitting tensile strength of sustainable self-consolidating concrete”, Procedia Engineering.
  16. Osama Ahmed Mohamed, Modafar Ati, Omar Fawwaz Najm (2015). “Using Artificial Neural Networks to Predict the Compressive Strength of Sustainable Self-Consolidating Concrete”, Proc. the Fourth International Conference on Soft Computing Technology in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering – CSC 2015, 1- 4 September 2015, Prague, Czech Republic.
  17. Osama A. Mohamed and Omar A. Najm (2015). “Consideration of Torsional Irregularity in Modal Response Spectrum Analysis”, Proc. 10th International Conference on Earthquake Resistant Engineering Structures – ERES 2015, June 29 – July 1, Opatija Croatia.
  18. Samer Al-Martini, Omar F. Najim, and Waddah Al-Hawat (2014). “Effect of polycarboxylate-based superplasticizer on rheological and mechanical properties of concrete”, International Conference on Construction Materials and Structures: 24-26 November 2014, Johannesburg, South Africa.
  19. Osama A. Mohamed, A. N. Najmal, and O. F. Abbas (2010). “Impact of Seismic Design Criteria on Progressive Collapse Investigation”, 10th International Conference on Computational Structures Technology – CST 2010, doi:10.4203/ccp.93.327, Valencia, Spain, Civil-Comp Proceedings ISSN 1759-3433.