Dr. Rashid K. Abu al-Rub | Research & Reviews | Masdar

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Dr. Rashid K. Abu al-Rub

Dr. Rashid K. Abu al-Rub

Assosciate professor

Department of Mechanical and Material Science Engineering

Masdar Institute of Science and Technology

United Arab Emirates

 
 

Biography

Dr. Abu Al-Rub is currently an Associate Professor of Mechanical and Materials Science and Engineering at Masdar Institute, UAE. Masdar Institute is established in collaboration with MIT. Dr. Abu Al-Rub has been a Professor at Texas A&M University-College Station-USA. Also, he is an Adjunct Professor at Air Force Institute of Technology of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, USA. Professor Abu Al-Rub primary research field of interest is on the development of macro/micro/nano-mechanics-based constitutive models and computational tools that can be used effectively in guiding the design of advanced materials and structural systems. He has published one book and over 200 publications. Dr. Abu Al-Rub is a member of ASCE, ASME, AIAA, SES, and ASEE. In 2011, he received Outstanding New Mechanics Educator Award from the American Society for Engineering Education. Recently, he has been selected among the Scholar Google 100 Most Cited Authors in Civil Engineering.

 

Research Interest

Multi-scale theoretical, computational, and experimental mechanics of solids and structures (including bridging length scales, size effects, thermo-mechanical behavior of materials at the macro-, meso-, micro-, and nano-scales). Multi-scale theoretical, computational, and experimental mechanics of solids and structures (including bridging length scales, size effects, thermo-mechanical behavior of materials at the macro-, meso-, micro-, and nano-scales). Mechanics of advanced and traditional materials (including macro/micro/nanocomposites, micro- and nano-structured materials, metals and metal alloys, ceramics, polymers, concrete, and asphalt). Microstructure-based computational modeling of advanced composite materials. In-situ micro- and nano-mechanical testing of micro and nano materials and structural systems.