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Expert NameDr. Jacques Harb
TitleAssistant professor
Telephone961 9 218950
Work ExperienceOct. 2001 Present: Department of Civil Engineering: Chairperson- Notre Dame University - Louaizi- Lebanon Development and Implementation of a new curriculum for a Bachelor of Engineering, Major Civil Engineering based on 15 1 credit hours. Development and Implementation of the Department of Civil Engineering Strategic Planning. Preparation for the ABET accreditation process. Advisor and founder of the Society of Civil Engineers at NDU. CONSULTING (from 1999): Feb. 2001 Integrated Municipal Solid Waste Management Strategy for Malta Client: Bezzina Inc., Malta July 1999 Setup of an environmental management unit and design of landfill closure for the Federation of Municipalities of Jbeil-Byblos, Lebanon March 1999 Compost Test Evaluation - Client: SUKOMi, Lebanon. TEACHING EXPERIENCE: Notre Dame University Department of Civil Engineering: Assistant Professor-(Oct. 2001 -Present)
QualificationsPh.D. Northeastern University, Boston MA Department of Civil Engineering, GeoEnvironmental Engineering Major Field: Dynamics Response of Geosynthetic Interfaces Minor Field: Project Management August 1996
Number of Publications13
Awards1. - Yegian M.K., Yee Z.Y. and Harb J.N. (1995), "Response of Geosynthetics Under Earthquake Excitations," Proc. Geosynthetics '95, Nashville, TN (IGS awards competition).
Other Activities
Publicationsl- Harb J.N. and Pico L. (2004)) "L'Expansion d'une Métropole Côtière sur des Zones à Risques Géotechniques: Le Cas de Beyrouth" Proceeding: International Conference on Geotechnical Engineering, Beirut 2004, May 19-22,2004. Accepted for Publication. 2- Harb J.N. and Pico L. (2004), "Liquefaction Risk Assessment and Implication on Urban Planning in the Greater Beirut Area" Proceeding: Fifth International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering, New York, NY, April 13-17,2004. 3- Harb J.N. (2003) , "Risks of Liquefaction in the Greater Beirut Area," Soil Rock America 2003,12'~ Pan-American Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering and 39th U.S. Rock Mechanics Symposium, P.J. Culligan, H.H. Einstein and A.J. Whittle Editors, VGE, Vol. 1, pp.1085-1090. 4- Harb J.N. and Farah T. (2001), "Les Risques de Liquéfaction dans la Région du Grand Beyrouth" Géosphères, Annales de Géographie Université St. Joseph, Vol. 21-22,2000-2001, ISSN 0250-7668. 5- Yegian M.K., Harb J.N., and Kadakal U. (1998), "Dynamic Response Analysis ». Procedure for Landfills with Geosynthetic Liners," Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 124, No. 10.
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