Program

The organizing committees of the three co-located events, ICCSTE'24, RTESE'24 have decided to allow registrants of either conference to attend sessions from both events. As a result, we encourage attendees to study the program and attend the sessions which they may find relevant or interesting.

June 13, 2024 - June 15, 2024 | Chestnut Conference Centre - University of Toronto, Toronto Canada

Our program is based on EDT (Eastern Daylight Time - Time zone in Toronto, ON)



Our program is based on EDT (Eastern Daylight Time - Time zone in Toronto, ON)

09:00 AM - 09:45 AM ICCSTE'24 Keynote Lecture - Virtual
Probabilistic, Safety-Explicit, Reliability-Based Road Design
Dr. Yasser Hassan, Carleton University, Canada
09:45 AM - 10:55 AM Session - Virtual
Transportation Safety Engineering
10:55 AM - 11:00 AM

Break

11:00 AM - 12:40 PM Session - Virtual
Construction & Structural engineering III
12:40 PM - 12:45 PM

Break

12:45 PM - 02:10 PM Session - Virtual
Building Materials II
02:10 PM - 03:15 PM Session - Virtual
Environment Protection & Stainability

RTESE'24 Scientific Committee Chair:


Dr. Mehrab Mehrvar


Department of Chemical Engineering, Toronto Metropolitan University, Canada
Conference Chair
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RTESE'24 Scientific Committee Co-Chair:


Dr. Zhi Chen


Concordia University, Canada
Conference Co-Chair
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ICCSTE'24 Scientific Committee Chair:


Dr. Khaled Sennah

Dr. Khaled Sennah


Toronto Metropolitan University, Canada
Conference Chair
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ICCSTE'24 Keynote Lecture - Virtual

June 15 | 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM | Session Chair: Dr. Zhi Chen, Concordia University, Canada


Probabilistic, Safety-Explicit, Reliability-Based Road Design
Dr. Yasser Hassan, Carleton University, Canada


Dr. Yasser Hassan is a Full Professor and the Chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Carleton University (on sabbatical for the academic year 2023-2024). His areas of expertise include modelling of roadway alignments; three-dimensional analysis; effect of driver perception and behavior; reducing collision risk through better design and consideration of human factors; design consistency and its relation to traffic safety; probabilistic highway design; interaction of road infrastructure and vehicle technologies; and pavement analysis and design. He served as a member of a number of committees of the Transportation Research Board and is currently a member of the Performance Effects of Geometric Design (AKD10) and the Co-Chair of the Subcommittee on Emerging and Crosscutting Topics (AKD10-2). He also served as the Chair of the Transportation Engineering Division of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering and as a member of the Transportation Association of Canada’s Chief Engineers Council. He received several research awards and honors including for example best paper by the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering and best presentation by a new author from the Canadian Technical Asphalt Association.


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Session - Virtual

June 15 | 09:45 PM - 10:55 PM | Session Chair: Dr. Zhi Chen, Concordia University, Canada


Transportation Safety Engineering


ICCSTE 131
Time: 09:45 - 09:55
Presenter: Yasmany García Ramírez, Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja, Ecuador
Authors: Yasmany García-Ramírez, Oscar Rodríguez, Lizbeth Mejía-Luzuriaga

ICCSTE 182
Time: 09:55 - 10:05
Presenter: Yasmany García Ramírez, Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja, Ecuador
Authors: Javier Vásquez-Monteros, Danilo Pacheco, Juan Regalado, Yasmany García-Ramírez

ICCSTE 175
Time: 10:05 - 10:15
Presenter: Khusnul Khotimah, Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia
Authors: Khusnul Khotimah, Ade Sjafruddin

ICCSTE 196
Time: 10:15 - 10:25
Presenter: Zamir Karwand, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia
Authors: Zamir Karwand, Safizahanin Mokhtar, Koji Suzuki, Tetsuo Shimizu

ICCSTE 257
Time: 10:25 - 10:35
Presenter: Zamir Karwand, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia
Authors: Zamir Karwand, Safizahanin Mokhtar, Koji Suzuki, Tetsuo Shimizu

ICCSTE 160
Time: 10:35 - 10:45
Presenter: Joaquín Chávez Chavarría, Peruvian University of Applied Sciences, Perú
Authors: Joaquín Chávez, Luis Castro, Aldo Bravo

ICCSTE 170
Time: 10:45 - 10:55
Presenter: Nicole Tolentino Cabieses, Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas, Peru
Authors: Elvira Hurtado E., Nicole Tolentino C., Aldo Bravo L.


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Session - Virtual

June 15 | 11:00 AM - 12:40 PM | Session Chair: Dr. Khaled Sennah, Toronto Metropolitan University, Canada & Dr. Revathi V, K.S.R. College of Engineering, India


Construction & Structural Engineering III


ICCSTE 201
Time:11:00 - 11:10
Presenter: Zongjun Li, The University of New South Wales, Australia
Authors: Zongjun Li, Sanket Rawat, Paul Hazell, Biruk Hailu Tekle, Zhengliang Liu, Amar Khennane, Hongxu Wang

ICCSTE 128
Time:11:10 - 11:20
Presenter: Karena Quiroz Jiménez, Peruvian University of Applied Sciences, Peru
Authors: Javier Perez Espinoza, Jorge Palomino Tamayo, Karena Quiroz Jiménez

ICCSTE 164
Time:11:20 - 11:30
Presenter: Ahmed Nabil Ramadan, Beijing University of Technology, China
Authors: Ahmed Nabil Ramadan, Jinxi Zhang, Li Zhang, Yaqi Zhang, Peng Jing

ICCSTE 145
Time:11:30 - 11:40
Presenter: Fabrizio Sobenes Guevara, Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas, Perú
Authors: Elmer Bandan Cajavilca, Fabrizio Sobenes Guevara, Goyo Alvarez Alvarez

RTESE 168
Time:11:40 - 11:45
Presenter: Carlos Eduardo Huamán Binda, Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas, Perú
Authors: Carlos Huamán-Binda, Juan Paulino-Solano, Carmen Ortiz-Salas

ICCSTE 214
Time: 11:45 - 11:55
Presenter: Wael Sheta, The British University, UAE
Authors: Wael Sheta

ICCSTE 229
Time: 11:55 - 12:00
Presenter: Ghida Edlebi, Beirut Arab University , Lebanon
Authors: Ghida Edlebi, Adnan Masri, Nour Wehbi, Oussama Baalbaki

ICCSTE 248
Time: 12:00 - 12:10
Presenter: Gianjairo M. Orellana, Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC), Peru
Authors: Gianjairo M. Orellana, Brithney C. Ramos, Francisco Velásquez, Joan R. Casas2, Rick M. Delgadillo

ICCSTE 194
Time: 12:10 - 12:20
Presenter: Zaid Al-Sadoon, University of Sharjah, UAE
Authors: Zaid Al-Sadoon, Mohammad Almohammad-albakkar

ICCSTE 246
Time: 12:20 - 12:30
Presenter: Julio Christian Quesada LLanto
Authors: Julio Christian Quesada LLanto, Yeni Madera Arnao, Ronald Rusbell Madera Arnao

ICCSTE 209
Time: 12:30 - 12:40
Presenter: Yunlu Bai, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Authors: Yunlu Bai, Francesco Calvetti


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Session - Virtual

June 15 | 12:45 PM - 02:10 PM | Session Chair: Dr. Yasmany García Ramírez, Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja, Ecuador


Building Materials II


ICCSTE 122
Time: 12:45 - 12:50
Presenter: LENIN MIGUEL BENDEZU ROMERO, UNIVERSIDAD PERUANA DE CIENCIAS APLICADAS, Peru
Authors: LENIN MIGUEL BENDEZU ROMERO, ELENA ESPINOZA MUÑOZ, LUIS SANTA CRUZ DELGADO

ICCSTE 243
Time: 12:50 - 01:00
Presenter: Camila Sulen, Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas, Perú
Authors: Camila Sulen, Diego Celis, Sandra Rodriguez, and Manuel Muñoz

ICCSTE 239
Time: 01:00 - 01:10
Presenter: Essam Zaneldin, United Arab Emirates University, UAE
Authors: Essam Zaneldin, Amged Elhassan, Waleed Ahmed

ICCSTE 227
Time: 01:10 - 01:20
Presenter: Revathi V, K.S.R. College of Engineering, India
Authors: Revathi V, Jayanthi S, Vijayashankar T, Saravanaganesh S

ICCSTE 195
Time: 01:20 - 01:30
Presenter: Abdulkader El-Mir, United Arab Emirates University, UAE & University of Balamand, Lebanon
Authors: Mona El-Hallak, Abdulkader El-Mir, Omar Najm, Hilal El-Hassan, Amr El-Dieb

ICCSTE 186
Time: 01:30 - 01:40
Presenter: Maatouk Khoukhi, United Arab Emirates University, UAE
Authors: Maatouk Khoukhi

ICCSTE 183
Time: 01:40 - 01:50
Presenter: Mouaz Chkhachirou, United Arab Emirates University, UAE
Authors: Mouaz Chkhachirou, Hilal El-Hassan, Tamer El-Maaddawy

ICCSTE 199
Time: 01:50 - 02:00
Presenter: Mohammed Fawaz Abughali, United Arab Emirates University, UAE
Authors: Mohammed Abughali, Hilal El-Hassan, Tamer El-Maaddawy

ICCSTE 112
Time: 02:00 - 02:10
Presenter: Hamidreza Moradi, Islamic Azad University, Iran
Authors: Hamidreza Moradi, Seyed Amir Hossein Hashemi


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Session - Virtual

June 15 | 02:10 PM - 03:15 PM | Session Chair: Dr. Revathi V, K.S.R. College of Engineering, India


Environment Protection & Stainability


ICCSTE 138
Time: 02:10 - 02:20
Presenter: Karena Quiroz Jiménez, Peruvian University of Applied Sciences, peru
Authors: Benjamin Atao Orosco, Karena Quiroz Jiménez

ICCSTE 140
Time: 02:20 - 02:30
Presenter: Karena Quiroz Jiménez, Peruvian University of Applied Sciences, peru
Authors: Wilfredo Salas Cáceres, Leslie Yañe Maxi, Karena Quiroz Jiménez

ICCSTE 152
Time: 02:30 - 02:35
Presenter: Elian Nicol Bayona Laveriano, Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas, Perú
Authors: Elian, Bayona Laveriano; Juan, Reyes Huamaní; Miluska A. Rosas

RTESE 119
Time: 02:35 - 02:45
Presenter: Selisa R. Andru, Arizona State University, USA
Authors: Selisa R. Andrus, Terry L. Alford

RTESE 142
Time: 02:45 - 02:55
Presenter: Alireza Ranjbari, Ghent University Global Campus, South Korea & Ghent University, Belgium
Authors: Alireza Ranjbari1, Kristof Demeestere, Christophe Walgraeve, Ki-Hyun Kim, Philippe M. Heynderickx

RTESE 137
Time: 02:55 - 02:05
Presenter: Raul Guerrero Torres, Universidad de Cartagena, Colombia
Authors: Raul Guerrero Torres, Mehrab Mehrvar

RTESE 140
Time: 02:05 - 03:15
Presenter: Raul Guerrero Torres, Universidad de Cartagena, Colombia
Authors: Raul Guerrero Torres, Mehrab Mehrvar


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The Conference will be held in Toronto, Canada, at the Chestnut Conference Centre – University of Toronto. Please click here for map of the location.

Registrants from the two conferences are permitted and encouraged to attend sessions from any of the two conferences.

Our program is based on EDT (Eastern Daylight Time - Time zone in Toronto, ON)

08:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Registrations

09:00 AM - 09:15 AM
Official Opening
09:15 AM - 10:00 AM ICCSTE'24 Plenary Lecture - Physical
Sustainable Urban Freight Transport: The Case for E-Cargo Tricycles
Dr. Matthew J. Roorda, University of Toronto, Canada
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM RTESE'24 Plenary Lecture - Physical
The Protective Role of Nutrition Against Environmental Pollutant Toxicities
Dr. Stan Kubow, McGill University, Canada
10:45 AM - 11:05 AM

Coffee Break

11:05 AM - 12:20 PM Session
Bridge Engineering
12:20 PM - 12:25 PM

GROUP PHOTO

12:25 PM - 01:10 PM

Lunch Break

01:10 PM - 01:55 PM ICCSTE'24 Keynote Lecture - Physical
Residual Fatigue & Static Strengths of Full-Scale Bridge Girders Strengthened In Shear with CFRP
Dr. Radouane Masmoudi, Université de Sherbrooke, Canada
01:55 PM - 02:35 PM RTESE'24 Keynote Lecture - Virtual
Multifunctional Metamaterials: A New Paradigm for Sustainable Energy Production
Dr. Abdolhamid Akbarzadeh, McGill University, Canada
02:35 PM - 02:55 PM

Coffee Break

02:55 PM - 04:10 PM Session
Building Materials I
04:10 PM - 05:10 PM Session
Construction & Structural Engineering I

ICCSTE'24 Plenary Lecture - Physical

June 13 | 09:15 AM - 10:00 AM | Session Chair: Dr. Khaled Sennah, Toronto Metropolitan University, Canada


Sustainable Urban Freight Transport: The Case for E-Cargo Tricycles
Dr. Matthew J. Roorda, University of Toronto, Canada


Matthew Roorda is a Professor of Civil Engineering, has been faculty at the University of Toronto since 2005, and has worked in the transportation engineering profession since 1998. He is the Canada Research Chair in Freight Transportation and Logistics and leads the scientific advisory committee of the Smart Freight Centre. Dr. Roorda’s research interests include urban freight transportation, freight planning and operations, freight and passenger travel survey methods, city logistics, agent-based simulation, parking and curbside management, street and neighbourhood design, emissions analysis, activity-based travel demand modelling, and firm behaviour.


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RTESE'24 Pelanry Lecture - virtual

June 13 | 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM | Session Chair: Dr. Mehrab Mehrvar, Department of Chemical Engineering, Toronto Metropolitan University, Canada


Dr. Stan Kubow

The Protective Role of Nutrition Against Environmental Pollutant Toxicities
Dr. Stan Kubow, McGill University, Canada


Stan Kubow is an Associate Professor at the School of Human Nutrition at McGill University and an honorary Associate Professor at University of Hong Kong and The University of Queensland. He has published more than 170 peer-reviewed research articles focused primarily on the impact of food components, diet, and nutrition in a variety of human diseases and environmental pollutant exposures. His research involves cell and tissue culture, animal models and clinical intervention trials to evaluates the health modulating properties of prebiotics and probiotics, peptides and a wide variety of phytochemicals against metabolic and neurological disorders and environmental pollutant toxicities. This research involves assessment of biomarkers of redox status, inflammation, metabolomics and the gut microbiome to explore mechanisms of action. He is ranked among the list that represents the top 2 percent of the most-cited scientists in the world according to the composite citation index released by Stanford University. He serves on the editorial boards of Microorganisms, Nutrients, and Foods and participates as a grant panel member of Tri-council funding agencies including Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). He is recruited regularly by industry to support nutritional, toxicological, biochemical research investigations via grant and research contract support.



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Session

June 13 | 11:05 AM - 12:20 PM | Session Chair: Dr. Ying Huang, North Dakota State University, USA & Dr. Tamer El Maaddawy, UAE University, UAE


Bridge Engineering


ICCSTE 215
Time: 11:05 - 11:20
Presenter: Shaymaa Obayes, University of Delaware, USA
Authors: Shaymaa Obayes, Monique Head

ICCSTE 181
Time: 11:20 - 11:35
Presenter: Martin N. Svendsen, Ramboll Denmark, Denmark
Authors: Martin N. Svendsen, Sirwan Ghaderzadeh

ICCSTE 225
Time: 11:35 - 11:50
Presenter: Mizan Ahmed, Curtin University, Australia
Authors: Mizan Ahmed, Gary Bullock, Mohamed Emara, Khaled Sennah

ICCSTE 231
Time: 11:50 - 12:05
Presenter: Khaled Sennah, Toronto Metropolitan University, Canada
Authors: Omar Omar, Khaled Sennah, Ahmed Diab

ICCSTE 250
Time: 12:05 - 12:20
Presenter: NJIRU MWAURA, University of North Dakota, USA
Authors: Iraj H.P. Mamaghani, Mwaura Njiru


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ICCSTE'24 Keynote - Physical

June 13 | 01:10 PM - 01:55 PM | Session Chair: Dr. Khaled Sennah, Toronto Metropolitan University, Canada


Dr. Radouane Masmoudi

Residual Fatigue & Static Strengths of Full-Scale Bridge Girders Strengthened In Shear with CFRP
Dr. Radouane Masmoudi, Université de Sherbrooke, Canada


Dr. Radhouane Masmoudi, Is a professor in the Civil & Building Engineering Department and former vice‐dean for research at the faculty of engineering, of the Université de Sherbrooke. He holds a US‐patent on high‐performance hybrid structures (US Patent No. 9,637,923, 2017). He is the founder and director of the High‐Performance Hybrid Structures Laboratory (HPHS), a member of the American Concrete Institute (ACI), a voting member of the ACI‐440 Committee on Fiber Reinforced Polymers (FRP) for Concrete and Chair of the ACI‐440D Committee: Research, Development and Applications of FRP Reinforcements for Concrete. He was the recipient of the Bazinet Award of Excellence in Teaching by the student’s association (AGEG), and the Jury Excellence Award of the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction for the design of a huge architectural structure (L104m x H48m x W20 m) of the iconic‐420 million $‐Jacques‐Parizeau Building (formerly Caisse de dépôt et de placement building) in Montreal. His research contributions are mainly related to the design, testing, modeling and analysis of FRP reinforced concrete structures and structuralshapes made of fiber‐reinforced polymersfilled with reinforced concrete. He is the author and co‐author of more than 200 publications in peer‐reviewed journals and conferences. Prof. Masmoudi has been elected Fellow the Canadian Society of Civil Engineering ( FCSCE, 2022) and Fellow of the International Institute of FRP for Construction (FIIFC, 2023).



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RTESE'24 Keynote - Virtual

June 13 | 01:55 PM - 02:35 PM | Session Chair: Dr. Mehrab Mehrvar, Toronto Metropolitan University, Canada


Dr. Abdolhamid Akbarzadeh

Multifunctional Metamaterials: A New Paradigm for Sustainable Energy Production
Dr. Abdolhamid Akbarzadeh, McGill University, Canada


Professor Hamid Akbarzadeh (PhD, PEng, CRC) is a Canada Research Chair in Multifunctional Metamaterials, an Associate Professor in Bio-inspired advanced materials and structures in the Bioresource Engineering Department, an Associate Member in Solid Mechanics in the Mechanical Engineering Department, and the Director of Advanced Multifunctional and Multiphysics Metamaterials Lab (AM3L) at McGill University, Montreal, Canada. He is also the recipient of CSME's I.W. Smith Award in 2023 from the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering. Professor Akbarzadeh joined McGill as an Assistant Professor in 2015 after two and half years of research on architected cellular solids as an NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow in the Mechanical Engineering Departments at McGill University and the University of New Brunswick. He completed his PhD studies in the Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of New Brunswick in 2013 working on the multiphysics simulation of smart advanced materials. Prior to his PhD, he received his MSc in the Mechanical Engineering Department (Solid Mechanics) at Amirkabir University of Technology in 2009 and his BSc degree in the Mechanical Engineering Department (Solid Mechanics) at Isfahan University of Technology in 2007. Professor Akbarzadeh exploits Fundamentals of solid mechanics, Computational multiscale and multiphysics simulation, and Advanced manufacturing (3D printing and laser engraving) to develop the next generation of architected multifunctional materials and structures with unrivalled multiphysical properties. His research and training program at AM3L is aligned with systematic design, multiscale multiphysical modeling, and 3D printing of programmable and smart multifunctional metamaterials and metastructures. To date, his contributions have led 6 patent applications/reports of invention and 124 published articles in high-impact journals such as Advanced Materials, Advanced Functional Materials, Advanced Science, Nature Communications, Energy Storage Materials, Nano Energy, Carbon, and Acta Materialia.



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Session

June 13 | 02:55 PM - 04:10 PM | Session Chair: Dr. Masoud Hoseinzadeh Asl, University of Tabriz, Iran


Building Materials I


ICCSTE 216
Time: 02:55 - 03:10
Presenter: Tamer El Maaddawy, United Arab Emirates University, UAE
Authors: Shahrukh Shoaib, Tamer El-Maaddawy, Hilal El-Hassan, Bilal El-Ariss

ICCSTE 190
Time: 03:10 - 03:25
Presenter: Mohammad Zuaiter, Khalifa University of Science and Technology, UAE
Authors: Mohammad Zuaiter, Tae-Yeon Kim, Rashid K. Abu Al-Rub, and Fawzi Banat

ICCSTE 242
Time: 03:25 - 03:40
Presenter: Meng-Ting Tsai, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
Authors: Meng-Ting Tsai, Tzu-Jung Kuo, Min-Jay Chung, Yu-Hsin Huang

ICCSTE 153
Time: 03:40 - 03:55
Presenter: Hilal El-Hassan, United Arab Emirates University, UAE
Authors: Joud Hwalla, Hilal El-Hassan

ICCSTE 232
Time: 03:55 - 04:10
Presenter: Ahmed Mohsen Khalil Mohamed, American University of Sharjah, UAE
Authors: Ahmed Khalil, Rami Hawileh, Mousa Attom


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Session

June 13 | 04:10 PM - 05:10 PM | Session Chair: Dr. Khaled Sennah, Toronto Metropolitan University, Canada & Dr. Masoud Hoseinzadeh Asl, University of Tabriz, Iran


Construction & Structural Engineering I


ICCSTE 169
Time: 4:10 - 04:25
Presenter: Zaher Alkurdi, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary
Authors: Zaher Alkurdi

ICCSTE 156
Time:04:25 - 04:40
Presenter: Masoud Hoseinzadeh Asl, University of Tabriz, Iran
Authors: Masoud Hoseinzadeh Asl, Fatemeh Es’haghioskui

ICCSTE 171
Time:04:40 - 05:55
Presenter: Narinder Singh, University of Naples, Italy
Authors: Narinder Singh, Jehangeer Raza

ICCSTE 251
Time: 05:55 - 05:10
Presenter: Shafqat Ullah, University of North Dakota, USA
Authors: Shafqat Ullah, Iraj H. P Mamaghani


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Our program is based on EDT (Eastern Daylight Time - Time zone in Toronto, ON)

9:00 AM - 09:45 AM ICCSTE'24 Plenary Lecture - Physical
N/A
Dr. Mamadou Fall, University of Ottawa, Canada
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM RTESE'24 Plenary Lecture - Physical
Frontiers of Mathematical Modelling In Environmental Sciences: Social Dynamics, Tipping Points, And More
Dr. Chris Bauch, University of Waterloo, Canada
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM

Coffee Break & Posters Presentation

10:50 AM - 11:30 AM ICCSTE'24 keynote Lecture - Physical
Investigation of the Collapse of the Arecibo Telescope in Puerto Rico
Dr. Habib Tabatabi, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM Session
Transportation Engineering
12:15 PM - 01:00 PM

Lunch Break

01:00 PM - 01:45 PM RTESE'24 Plenary Lecture - Physical
Nature Inspired Approaches for Carbon Sequestration and Eco-plastic Production
Dr. Amarjeet Bassi, Western University, Canada
01:45 PM - 03:15 PM Session
Environmental Science and Engineering
03:15 PM - 03:35 PM

Coffee Break

03:35 PM - 04:50 PM Session
Construction & Structural Engineering II
04:50 PM - 06:05 PM Session
Concrete Technology
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

GALA DINNER

ICCSTE'24 Plenary Lecture - Physical

June 14 | 9:00 AM - 09:45 AM | Session Chair: Dr. Khaled Sennah, Toronto Metropolitan University, Canada


N/A
Dr. Mamadou Fall, University of Ottawa, Canada


Dr. Fall is a Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Ottawa and the Chair of the Department of Civil Engineering. He holds the University Research Chair in Geotechnical Engineering for Net Zero Transitions. Ranked as one of the top one percent of scientists in the world by Elsevier Publisher in 2022, Professor Mamadou Fall is a leading researcher in Geotechnical Engineering, specializing in technologies that are critical for the construction and maintenance of sustainable structures and net zero transitions. His research has been adopted globally by industries, federal agencies, and institutions. His research contributions have garnered numerous awards, complementing his 300+ authored publications. Prof. Fall has held key leadership positions nationally and internationally, including Vice-President Technical of the Canadian Geotechnical Society, Director of the Ottawa-Carleton Institute of Environmental Engineering, Chair of the uOttawa Department of Civil Engineering, and Coordinator of the German Research Chair in Environmental Geosciences and Geotechnics. Prof. Fall is a member of several societies and has led or participated in the organization of numerous national and international workshops, seminars and conferences. He has been invited on several occasions as a keynote speaker or lecturer and to participate in various expert committees. He regularly serves as a consultant and reviewer for scientific committees, journals and funding agencies, both nationally and internationally.


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RTESE'24 Keynote Lecture - Physical

June 14 | 09:45 AM - 10:30 AM | Session Chair: Dr. Khaled Sennah, Toronto Metropolitan University, Canada


Frontiers of Mathematical Modelling In Environmental Sciences: Social Dynamics, Tipping Points, And More
Dr. Chris Bauch, University of Waterloo, Canada


Chris Bauch is a Professor of Applied Mathematics at the University of Waterloo, Canada. He studies coupled human-environment systems in ecology, environmental sciences, epidemiology and climate science. Study systems include coupled social-climate systems, forest-grassland ecosystem mosaics, and vaccine scares, among others. He also conducts research on data-driven dynamical systems with a specific focus on hybridizing dynamical systems and deep learning to predict and characterize tipping points. His work has reached a wide public audience through the media, having been covered in The New York Times, Scientific American, USA Today, BBC News and other sources. His research has been published in journals such as Science and Proceedings of the National Academy of the USA, and has been funded by organizations such as the World Health Organization, the United States Food and Drug Administration, DARPA, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.


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Session

June 14 | 10:30 AM - 10:50 PM | Session Chair: Dr. Khaled Sennah, Toronto Metropolitan University, Canada


Posters Session


ICCSTE 228
Presenter: Amin Khamoosh, Sadre Sadaf Consulting Company, Iran
Authors: Amin Khamoosh, Hamed Faramarzifar

ICCSTE 207
Presenter: Anna Rita Scorzini, University of L’Aquila, Italy
Authors: Cyriaque Bizimana, Mario Di Bacco, Anna Rita Scorzini

ICCSTE 203
Presenter: Khelaifia Akram, University of Biskra, Algeria
Authors: Khelaifia Akram, Salah Guettala, Nesreddine Djafar Henni, Rachid Chebili

RTESE 120
Presenter: Kai-Chee Loh, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Authors: Jiachen Sun, Kai-Chee Loh


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ICCSTE'24 Keynote Lecture - Physical

June 14 | 10:50 AM - 11:30 AM | Session Chair: Dr. Khaled Sennah, Toronto Metropolitan University, Canada


Investigation of the Collapse of the Arecibo Telescope in Puerto Rico
Dr. Habib Tabatabi, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA


Habib Tabatabai is a Professor of Structural Engineering and Director of the Structural Engineering Laboratory at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. Prior to that, he was a Principal Structural Engineer with the CTL Group (1989-1999) and a bridge engineer with the Florida Department of Transportation (1987-1989). He has conducted research on topics related to bridges including reliability, durability, corrosion, and repair of structures, stay cable testing and condition assessments, jointless bridges, and survival analysis of structures. He is a licensed Structural Engineer (SE) and Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Illinois. He is a member of the PTI committee on cable-stayed bridges (DC-45) and has served on the ASCE Committee 19 (Structural Applications of Steel Cables for Buildings) (2005-2020). He also served as a member of a committee formed by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine to investigate the collapse of the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico.


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Session

June 14 | 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM | Session Chair: Dr. Khaled Sennah, Toronto Metropolitan University, Canada


Transportation Engineering


ICCSTE 146
Time: 11:30 - 11:45
Presenter: Adane Michael Dessalegn, Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea
Authors: Fiseha Nega Birhane, Adane Michael, Yeong Tae Choi

ICCSTE 158
Time: 11:45 - 12:00
Presenter: Ying Huang, North Dakota State University, USA
Authors: Ying Huang, Melika Ansarinejad, and Pan Lu

ICCSTE 163
Time: 12:00 - 12:15
Presenter: Yasmeen Abdelkarim, Khalifa University of Science and Technology, UAE
Authors: Yasmeen Abdelkarim, Tae-Yeon Kim, Athanasios Skarpas


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RTESE'24 Plenary - Physical

June 14 | 01:00 PM - 01:45 PM | Session Chair: Dr. Mehrab Mehrvar, Department of Chemical Engineering, Toronto Metropolitan University, Canada


Dr. Amarjeet Bassi

Nature Inspired Approaches for Carbon Sequestration and Eco-plastic Production
Dr. Amarjeet Bassi, Western University, Canada


Dr. Amarjeet Bassi is Professor and Department Chair of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering at Western University, His research program is in biochemical and bio-environmental engineering and resource recovery using microbial solutions. To-date, Bassi has trained over 100 HQP and his HQP are well placed and some are at senior positions in industry and academia. Amarjeet Bassi has published over 180 refereed publications, proceedings. He has co-edited two books on Smart Biosensor technologies and holds several patents . He has ~$1.5 million in research funding over the last 6 years from various programs including NSERC, OMAFRA, , industry and government. has demonstrated his experience in moving research innovation to practice. Technology patented in the Bassi lab is now under commercialization by Renix Inc. (London, Ontario). Dr. Bassi has previously served a 5 year term as Associate Dean (Undergraduate Programs) Faculty of Engineering at Western. Dr. Bassi is also the past President of the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering.



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Session

June 14 | 01:45 PM - 03:15 PM | Session Chair: Dr. Mehrab Mehrvar, Toronto Metropolitan University, Canada


Environmental Science and Engineering


RTESE 109
Time: 01:45 - 02:00
Presenter: Birgitta Narindri Rara Winayu, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Authors: Birgitta Narindri Rara Winayu, Kuan-Ya Chiu, Hsin-Ta Hsueh, Hsin Chu

RTESE 102
Time: 02:00 - 02:15
Presenter: Mohd Ahmed Naim Shaikh, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India
Authors: Mohd Ahmed Naim Shaikh, Tabish Nawaz

RTESE 122
Time: 02:15 - 02:30
Presenter: Mehnaz Munir, McMaster University, Canada
Authors: Mehnaz Munir, Sana Mushtaq, Amal Khan, Sandi M Azab, Shrikant I Bangdiwala, Om P Kurmi, Dany Doiron, Jeffrey R Brook, Laura Banfield , Russell J de Souza

RTESE 110
Time: 02:30 - 02:45
Presenter: FengJen Chu, Anhui University of Science and Technology, China
Authors: Chang-Chang Wang, Feng-Jen Chu, Chang Tian, Terng-Jou Wan

RTESE 143
Time: 02:45 - 03:00
Presenter: Zahra Parsa, Toronto Metropolitan University, Canada
Authors: Zahra Parsa, Ramdhane Dhib, Mehrab Mehrvar

RTESE 134
Time: 03:00 - 03:15
Presenter: Mina Asheghmoalla, Toronto Metropolitan University, Canada
Authors: Mina Asheghmoalla, Mehrab Mehrvar


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Session

June 14 | 03:35 PM - 04:50 PM | Session Chair: Dr. Amr El-Dieb, United Arab Emirates University, UAE & Dr. Masoud Hoseinzadeh Asl, University of Tabriz, Iran


Construction & Structural Engineering II


ICCSTE 238
Time: 03:35 - 03:50
Presenter: Essam Zaneldin, United Arab Emirates University, UAE
Authors: Essam Zaneldin, Waleed Ahmed

ICCSTE 206
Time: 03:50 - 04:05
Presenter: Nicole Valery Ildefonso Uribe, Peruvian University of Applied Sciences Civil Engineering Department, Peru
Authors: Nicole Valery Ildefonso Uribe, Janpier Suarez

ICCSTE 121
Time: 04:05 - 04:20
Presenter: Aaron Alvarez, Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas, Peru
Authors: Aaron Alvarez, Martin Morales, Paulo Arones

ICCSTE 234
Time: 04:20 - 04:35
Presenter: Jaurelle Keugong Foula, Ecole de Technologie Supérieure, Canada
Authors: Jaurelle Keugong Foula, Georges El-Saikaly, Ahmad Abo El Ezz

ICCSTE 249
Time: 04:35 - 04:50
Presenter: Kousai Razouk, Toronto Metropolitan University , Canada
Authors: Kousai Razouk, Aravindan Ramadoss, Khaled Sennah, Ahmed Hamed


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Session

June 14 | 04:50 PM - 06:05 PM | Session Chair: Dr. Essam Zaneldin, United Arab Emirates University, UAE & Dr. Masoud Hoseinzadeh Asl, University of Tabriz, Iran


Concrete Technology


ICCSTE 141
Time: 04:50 - 05:05
Presenter: Abel Alebachew Belay, Białystok University of Technology, Poland
Authors: Abel Belay, Julita Krassowska

ICCSTE 217
Time: 05:05 - 05:20
Presenter: Mizan Ahmed, Curtin University, Australia
Authors: Mizan Ahmed, Gary Bullock, Mohamed Emara, Khaled Sennah

ICCSTE 200
Time: 05:20 - 05:35
Presenter: Amr El-Dieb, United Arab Emirates University, UAE
Authors: Jad Bawab, Amr El-Dieb, Hilal El-Hassan, Jamal Khatib

ICCSTE 119
Time: 05:35 - 05:50
Presenter: César Echavarría, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia
Authors: Daniela Ortiz, Diego Jiménez, Andrés Restrepo, César Echavarría,

ICCSTE 235
Time: 05:50 - 06:05
Presenter: Harkirat Singh, Apex Institute of Management and Technology, India
Authors: Kiran Devi, Babita Saini, Paratibha Aggarwal, Harkirat Singh


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