Environmental Engineering Research Centre
School of Planning, Architecture and Civil Engineering

Academic Staff




General Profile Information
Staff Name Dr Ashraf Ahmed
Job Title Lecturer
Location David Keir Building David Keir
Room Number 0G.026
School School of Planning, Architecture and Civil Engineering
Contact Details
Telephone +44 (0)28 9097 4015
E-mail a.ahmed@qub.ac.uk
Particulars
 

EDUCATION

PhD - Civil Engineering, The University of Manchester, UK

MSc - Civil Engineering, Cairo University,  Egypt

BSc - Civil Engineering, Zagazig University, Egypt 

 

 





Publications
Journal(s)
TitleJournal NameYear
Transport of Naphthalene in Shallow Beach Aquifers ICE - Water Management Vol In press (xx-xx)  2011
Design of hydraulic structures considering different sheetpile configurations and flow through canal banks Computers and Geotechnics Vol 38 (559-565)  DOI   2011
A lysimeter experimental study and numerical characterisation of the leaching of incinerator bottom ash waste Waste Management Vol 30 (1536-1543)  DOI   2010
Desorption kinetics of trichloroethylene and perchloroethylene from aged dense nonaqueous phase liquid-contaminated soil Water and Environment Journal Vol 24(2) (159-164)  DOI 2010
Three-dimensional analysis of seepage below and around hydraulic structures Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, ASCE Vol 14 (243-247)  DOI 2009
Stochastic analysis of free surface flow through earth dams. Computers and Geotechnics Vol 36(7) (1186-1190)  DOI 2009
Design of hydraulic structures resting on spatially random soil. Engineering Research Journal, Faculty of Engineering, Banha University Vol 9 (34-47)  2008
Saturated-unsaturated flow through leaky dams. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering Vol 134 (10) (1564-1568)  DOI 2008
3-D steady analysis of leaky hydraulic structures: 2. Leaky dams. Journal of Engineering and applied Science Vol 54 (3) (289-302)  2007
3-D steady analysis of leaky hydraulic structures: 1. Leaky sheetpiles. Journal of Engineering and applied Science Vol 54 (2) (141-157)  2007
Field scale DNAPLs transport under nonequilibrium sorption conditions. Journal of Environmental Science and Health - Part A: Toxic/Hazardous Substances and Environmental Engineering Vol 41 (273-290)  DOI 2006
Effects of contamination age on phenanthrene desorption from aquifers Journal of Environmental Science and Health - Part A: Toxic/Hazardous Substances and Environmental Engineering Vol 41 (1-15)  DOI 2006
Conference Contribution(s)
TitleYear
Hydraulic structures with defected sheetpiles 2010
Effect of sheetpile configuration on seepage beneath hydraulic structures 2010
Solute migration and transport in coastal sand-beach sediments under strong tides 2010
Effect of tide-induced water table fluctuations on contaminant transport in coastal aquifers. 2008
Three-dimensional analysis of seepage below and around hydraulic structure. 2007
Numerical modeling of velocity distributions in navigable canals at outflow water exits. 2007
Saturated-unsaturated flow through earth dams. 2007
Effect of contaminants age on desorption of phenanthrene from rock fragments. 2003
Nonequilibrium desorption of TCE: Investigation at a field scale. 2003
Dense nonaqueous phase liquids persistence to desorption from contaminated soils and sediments. 2003

Research Statement
 

           Mathematical modeling of groundwater flow and mass transport in  hydrogeologic  systems by numerical methods including model development.

           Multiphase flow and transport in contaminated aquifers.

           Nonequilibrium sorption of organic chemicals to porous media.

           Seepage flow through dams and under hydraulic structures.

           Stochastic analysis of heterogeneous porous media.

           Slope stability analysis using probabilistic models.





Awards And Honours/major Prizes
 




Other Information
 

 I teach the following modules:

 

1.      Hydrogeology 1 (CIV4017) Semester 1- MSc in Environmental Engineering students.

 

2.      Design 3 (CIV3007), Semester 1 - Stage 3 students.

 

3.      Coordinator, Fluid Mechanics (Fluids1- CIV1008), Semester 2 - Stage 1 students.

 

4.    Computer Modelling of Contaminant Transport (CIV8011), Semester 2 MSc students in Water resources, and MSc in Environmental Engineering.