Esra'a Sami Ahmad Hijah


Abu Dhabi Campus

+971 2 6133282


BS.c in Civil Engineering, Abu Dhabi University, UAE

MS.c in Civil Engineering - Structural Concentration, Abu Dhabi University, UAE

Research Interests

Finite Element Analysis and Design,

Dapped-end Beams (DEB), 

Engineered Cementitious Composites (ECC)

Sustainable Building Materials,


Selected Publications

  • Hijah, E., Najm, O., El-Hassan, H., Syed, Z., “Optimum Design Configuration of Dapped-End Beam Under Dynamic Loading Using TOPSIS Method”, The 8th World Congress on Mechanical, Chemical, and Material Engineering, 2022
  • Syed, Z. I., Kewalramani, M., Hejah, E. S., “Structural Reliability of Dapped End Beams with Different Reinforcement Layouts under Dynamic Loading”, Third Intrnationl Conference on Reliability Engineering, 2019.
  • Imam Sayed, Z., Sami Hejah, E., Ahmad Mohamad, O., “Modeling of Dapped End Beams under Dynamic Loading”, International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics Research, 2017

Teaching Courses

 Previously Taught Courses:

1. Introduction to Civil Engineering

2. AutoCAD

3. Mechanics of Materials

4. Structural Analysis II

5. Transportation Engineering

6. Energy, Environment &Communication

7. Quality Assurance and Management

8. Supervising Internshil Students

9. Civil Engineering Labs (Materials, Surveying, Fluid Mechanics, Environmental Engineering and  Geotechnical Engineering)

10. Pre-calculus


Current Courses:

1. Physics Intensive

2. Supporting all Civil Engineering Labs


  • Jordanian Engineers Association