Mohamad Nagi

Director of Infrastructure Sustainability & Assessment Center

School of Engineering


Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Michigan State University, US
M.S., Civil Engineering, Michigan State University, US
B.Sc., Civil Engineering, Damascus University, Syria


Dr. Mohamad Nagi
Dr. Mohamad Nagi has more than 25 years experience in construction materials, corrosion of metals, durability and non-destructive test methods. Prior to joining AUD as Director of the Infrastructure Sustainability and Assessment Center, Dr. Nagi was Regional Manager of the Materials Technology Group of GHD in Dubai. While at GHD, he served as Project Director of an IVTA (Independent Verification and Testing Agency) program for Burj Khalifa and Qatalum Aluminum Plant project in Qatar. He was also appointed as third party independent reviewer for several key projects in the region to assess the durability and define the actual service life of structures.

Dr. Nagi spent more than 15 years with CTL Group; a leading engineering firm specialized in structures and concrete materials in the United States. Mohamad is the author of over 40 technical papers on concrete materials, corrosion, durability and non-destructive testing. His areas of technical expertise include concrete durability, nondestructive testing and evaluation of reinforced concrete structures, repair and rehabilitation procedures, Corrosion assessment, and corrosion prevention systems.


Throughout his career in the USA, Dr. Nagi participated in several Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP) projects and served as co-investigator of two long-term Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) research projects dealt with corrosion of reinforced concrete structures. He served as principal investigator on an NCHRP research project involves development of new testing procedures for air-entraining admixtures in concrete. Dr. Nagi is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Virginia, and services on numerous technical committees of the American Concrete Institute, the National Association of Corrosion Engineers, and the Transportation Research Board.


Teaching Interests
Concrete Durability
Nondestructive Testing
Bridge Engineering

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