Assem Hassan

Assem HassanB.Sc., M.Sc. (Ain Shams), MASc., PhD (Ryerson), P.Eng.

  • Associate Professor
Contact Information

Ph: 709-864-7473
Em: ahassan[at]mun.ca
Office: EN3015

 

Research Highlights

• Development and use of self-consolidating concrete, high performance & high strength concretes
• The use of waste products and mineral admixtures in concrete
• Rheology of cement paste and concrete mixtures
• Durability (porosity, diffusivity, chloride permeability) of concrete structures
• Corrosion monitoring and accelerated corrosion testing of reinforced concrete structures
• Service life prediction of concrete structures
• Bond, shear, cracking, and deflection performance of large scale structural members

 

Journal articles

• B.H. AbdelAleem, Mohamed K. Ismail and Assem A. A. Hassan (2017) “Effect of Synthetic Fibers on Shear Capacity of Reinforced Rubberized Concrete Beams”. ACI Materials Journal (accepted).

• A.A. Abouhussien and A.A.A. Hassan (2017) “Acoustic Emission Monitoring of Corrosion Damage Propagation in Large-Scale Reinforced Concrete Beams”. ASCE's Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities (accepted).

• H.S. Al-Alaily and A.A.A. Hassan (2017) “A study on the effect of curing temperature and duration on rebar corrosion”. Magazine of Concrete Research (accepted).

• M.K. Ismail and A.A.A. Hassan (2017) “An experimental study on flexural behaviour of large-scale concrete beams incorporating crumb rubber and steel fibres”. Engineering Structures. Volume 145, pp. 97-108.

• H.S. Al-Alaily, A.A.A. Hassan, and A. Hussein (2017) “Probabilistic and statistical modeling of chloride-induced corrosion for concrete containing metakaolin”. Journal of Building Engineering (accepted)

• H.S. Al-Alaily, A.A. Abouhussien, and A.A.A. Hassan (2017) “Influence of Metakaolin and Curing Conditions on Service Life of Reinforced Concrete”. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Volume 29, Issue 10.

• M.K. Ismail, A.A.A. Hassan, and A. Hussein (2017) “Structural behaviour of reinforced concrete beams containing crumb rubber and steel fibres”. Magazine of Concrete Research (accepted).

• M.K. Ismail and A. A.A. Hassan (2017) “Use of steel fibres to optimize SCC mixtures containing crumb rubber”. ACI Materials Journal (accepted).

• M.K. Ismail and A.A.A. Hassan (2017) “Shear behaviour of large-scale rubberized concrete beams reinforced with steel fibres”. Construction and Building Materials 140: 43-57.

• B.H. AbdelAleem, Mohamed K. Ismail and Assem A. A. Hassan (2017) “Properties of self-consolidating rubberised concrete reinforced with synthetic fibres”. Magazine of Concrete Research Volume 69, issue 10, pp. 525-540.

• A.A. Abouhussien and A.A.A. Hassan (2016) ‘‘Application of Acoustic Emission Monitoring for Assessment of Bond Performance of Corroded Reinforced Concrete Beams.” Structural Health Monitoring (accepted)

• M.K. Ismail and A.A.A. Hassan (2016) “Impact Resistance and Acoustic Absorption Capacity of Self-Consolidating Rubberized Concrete” ACI Materials Journal, Volume 113, issue 6, pp. 725-736.

• A.A. Abouhussien and A.A.A. Hassan (2016) "Acoustic emission monitoring for bond integrity evaluation of reinforced concrete under pull-out tests" Advances in Structural Engineering (accepted)

• A.A. Abouhussien and A.A.A. Hassan (2016) “The Use of Acoustic Emission Intensity Analysis for the Assessment of Cover Crack Growth in Corroded Concrete Structures” Journal of Nondestructive Evaluation. Volume 35, issue 3.

• M.K. Ismail and A.A.A. Hassan (2016) “Impact Resistance and Mechanical Properties of Self-Consolidating Rubberized Concrete Reinforced with Steel Fibers” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Volume 29, Issue 1.

• H.S. Al-Alaily and A.A.A. Hassan (2016) “Time-Dependence of Chloride Diffusion for Concrete Containing Metakaolin” Journal of Building Engineering. Volume 7, pp. 159-169

• M.K. Ismail and A.A.A. Hassan (2016) “Ductility and Cracking Behaviour of Reinforced Self-Consolidating Rubberized Concrete Beams” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Volume 29, Issue 1.

• A.A. Abouhussien and A.A.A. Hassan (2016) “Detection of bond failure in the anchorage zone of reinforced concrete beams via acoustic emission monitoring” Smart Materials and Structures. Volume 25, issue 7

• A.A. Abouhussien and A.A.A. Hassan (2016) “Acoustic emission-based analysis of bond behaviour of corroded reinforcement in existing concrete structures” Structural Control and Health Monitoring, Volume 24, Issue 3.

• M.K. Ismail and A.A.A. Hassan (2016) “Use of Metakaolin on Enhancing the Mechanical Properties of Self-Consolidating Concrete Containing High Percentages of Crumb Rubber” Journal of Cleaner Production, Volume 125, pp. 282-295.

• H.S. Al-Alaily and A.A.A. Hassan (2016) “Refined Statistical Modeling for Chloride Permeability and Strength of Concrete Containing Metakaolin” Construction and Building Materials, Volume 114, pp. 564–579.

• M.K. Ismail, Mayra T. De Grazia and A.A.A. Hassan (2016) “Behaviour of self-consolidating rubberized concrete under drop-weight impacts” Design, Production and Placement of Self-Consolidating Concrete. RILEM Publications SARL (Bookseries), pp. 445-454.

• M.K. Ismail and A.A.A. Hassan (2015) “Performance of Full-Scale Self-Consolidating Rubberized Concrete Beams in Flexure” ACI Materials Journal, Volume 113, issue 2, pp. 207-218.

• A.A. Abouhussien and A.A.A. Hassan (2015) “Evaluation of Damage Progression in Concrete Structures due to Reinforcing Steel Corrosion Using Acoustic Emission Monitoring” Journal of Civil Structural Health Monitoring, Volume 5, issue 5, pp. 751-765.

• M.K. Ismail and A.A.A. Hassan (2015) “Influence of Mixture Composition and Type of Cementitious Materials on Enhancing the Fresh Properties and Stability of Self-Consolidating Rubberized Concrete” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Volume 28, Issue 1, pp. 1-12.

• A.A.A. Hassan, M.K. Ismail and J. Mayo (2015) “Shear Behavior of SCC Beams with Different Coarse-to-Fine Aggregate Ratios and Coarse Aggregate Types” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Volume 27, Issue 11.

• A.A.A. Hassan, M.K. Ismail and J. Mayo (2015) “Mechanical Properties of Self-Consolidating Concrete Containing Lightweight Recycled Aggregate in Different Mixture Compositions” Journal of Building Engineering, Volume 4, pp. 113–126.

• A.A. Abouhussien and A.A.A. Hassan (2015) “Optimizing the Durability and Service Life of Self-Consolidating Concrete Containing Metakaolin Using Statistical Analysis” Construction and Building Materials, Volume 76, pp. 297–306.

• A.A. Abouhussien, A.A.A. Hassan and M.K. Ismail (2015) “Properties of Semi-Lightweight Self-Consolidating Concrete Containing Lightweight Slag Aggregate” Construction and Building Materials, Volume 75, pp. 63–73.

• A.A. Abouhussien, A.A.A. Hassan and A. Hussein (2015) “Effect of Expanded Slate Aggregate on Fresh Properties and Shear Behaviour of Lightweight SCC Beams” Magazine of Concrete Research, Volume 67, issue 9, pp. 433 –442.

• M. Lachemi, A.A.A. Hassan, C. Mazzotti and M. Sonebi (2014) “Mechanical Properties of Self-Compacting Concrete” RILEM State-of-the-Art Reports, Volume 14, pp. 141-160.

• A.A. Abouhussien and A.A.A. Hassan (2014) “Experimental and Empirical Time to Corrosion of Reinforced Concrete Structures under Different Curing Conditions” Advances in Civil Engineering, Volume 2014, article ID 595743

• A.A.A. Hassan and J. Mayo (2014) “Influence of Mixture Composition on the Properties of SCC Incorporating Metakaolin” Magazine of Concrete Research, Volume 66, issue 20, pp. 1036 –1050.

• A.A. Abouhussien and A.A.A. Hassan (2014) “Application of Statistical Analysis for Mixture Design of High-Strength Self-Consolidating Concrete Containing Metakaolin” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Volume 26, Issue 6.

• A.A.A. Hassan, A.A. Abouhussien and J. Mayo (2014) “The Use of Silica-Breccia as A Supplementary Cementing Material in Mortar and Concrete” Construction and Building Materials, Volume 51, pp. 321–328.

• A.A. Abouhussien, A.A.A. Hassan and H.S. Al-Alaily (2013) “Influence of Pouring Techniques and Mixture’s Fresh Properties on the Structural Performance of Self-Consolidating Concrete Beams” Scientific Research and Essays, Academic Journals.Volume 8, Issue 42, pp. 2108-2013

• A.A.A. Hassan, M. Lachemi and K.M.A. Hossain (2012) “Effect of Metakaolin and Silica Fume on the Durability of Self-Consolidating Concrete” Cement and Concrete Composites, Volume 34, Issue 6, pp. 801-807.

• A.A.A. Hassan, M. Lachemi and K.M.A. Hossain (2012) “Effect of Metakaolin and Silica Fume on the Rheology of SCC” ACI Materials Journal, Volume 109, Issue 6, pp. 657-664.

• A.A.A. Hassan, M. Lachemi and K.M.A. Hossain (2010) “Effect of Metakaolin on the Rheology of Self-Consolidating Concrete” Design, Production and Placement of Self-Consolidating Concrete. RILEM Bookseries, Volume 1, Part 3, pp. 103-112.

• A.A.A. Hassan, K.M.A. Hossain and M. Lachemi (2010) “Strength, Cracking and Deflection Performance of Large-Scale Self-Consolidating Concrete Beams Subjected to Shear Failure” Engineering Structures, Volume 32, Issue 5, pp. 1262-1271.

• A.A.A. Hassan, K.M.A. Hossain and M. Lachemi (2010) “Structural Assessment of Corroded Self-Consolidating Concrete Beams” Engineering Structures,Volume 32, Issue 3, pp. 874-885.

• A.A.A. Hassan, K.M.A. Hossain and M. Lachemi (2010) “Bond Strength of Deformed Bars in Large Reinforced Concrete Members Cast with Industrial Self-Consolidating Concrete Mixture” Construction and Building Materials, Volume 24, Issue 4, pp. 520-530.

• A.A.A. Hassan, K.M.A. Hossain and M. Lachemi (2009) “Corrosion Resistance of Self-Consolidating Concrete in Full-Scale Reinforced Beams” Cement and Concrete Composites, Volume 31, Issue 1, pp. 29-38.

• A.A.A. Hassan, K.M.A. Hossain and M. Lachemi (2008) “Behavior of full-scale self-consolidating concrete beams in shear” Cement and Concrete Composites. Volume 30, Issue 7, pp. 588-596.

 
Conference papers

• M.K. Ismail, A.A.A. Hassan and B.H. AbdelAleem (2016) “Flexural Behaviour of Reinforced SCC Beams Containing Recycled Crumb Rubber” 5th International Structural Specialty Conference, CSCE Conference, London, Ontario, Canada.

• M.K. Ismail, A.A.A. Hassan and M.A. Lundrigan (2016) “Utilization of Recycled Crumb Rubber in Structural Self-Consolidating Concrete” 5th International Materials Specialty Conference, CSCE Conference, London, Ontario, Canada.

• H. Bakr, A.A. Hussein and A.A.A. Hassan (2016) “Punching Shear in Two Way Self-Consolidating Concrete Slabs” 5th International Structural Specialty Conference, CSCE Conference, London, Ontario, Canada.

• Mahmoud E. Said, A. Hussein and A.A.A. Hassan (2016) “Monitoring the Corrosion Process of Reinforced Concrete Flat Slab-Column Connection” 5th International Materials Specialty Conference, CSCE Conference, London, Ontario, Canada.

• Mahmoud E. Said, A. Hussein and A.A.A. Hassan (2016) “Consequences of Corrosion on the Structural Integrity of Parking Garage Decks” 5th International Structural Specialty Conference, CSCE Conference, London, Ontario, Canada.

• A.A. Abouhussien and A.A.A. Hassan (2016) “Assessment of Concrete-to-Steel Bond Behaviour of Reinforced Concrete Structures Using Acoustic Emission Intensity Analysis” 11th International Conference on Civil and Architecture Engineering (ICCAE-11), Cairo, Egypt.

• A.A. Abouhussien and A.A.A. Hassan (2016) “Condition Assessment of Corroded Reinforcement Bond to Concrete in Existing Concrete Structures by Acoustic Emission Monitoring” 5th International Structural Specialty Conference, CSCE Conference, London, Ontario, Canada.

• A.A. Abouhussien and A.A.A. Hassan (2016) “Cover Crack Growth Monitoring in Concrete Structures Subjected to Reinforcement Corrosion with Acoustic Emission Sensors” 5th International Structural Specialty Conference, CSCE Conference, London, Ontario, Canada.

• Mahmoud E. Said, A.A.A. Hassan, and A. Hussein (2016) “Beneficial Effect of Silica Fume on Chloride Diffusivity in Concrete Marine Structure” International Conference on Urban Planning, Transport and Construction Engineering (ICUPTCE 2016) - Pattaya (Thailand).

• M.K. Ismail and A.A.A. Hassan (2016) “Effect of Crumb Rubber Content on Structural Behaviour of Self-Consolidating Concrete” 8th International RILEM Symposium on Self-Compacting Concrete and 6th North American Conference on Design and Use of Self-Consolidating Concrete.

• M.K. Ismail and A.A.A. Hassan (2016) “Experimental Investigation on Bond Strength of Self-Consolidating Rubberized Concrete” 8th International RILEM Symposium on Self-Compacting Concrete and 6th North American Conference on Design and Use of Self-Consolidating Concrete.

• Mahmoud E. Said, A. Hussein and A.A.A. Hassan (2016) “Service Life of Fly Ash Concrete in Harsh Marine Climates” International Conference on Green Building, Civil and Architecture Engineering (ICGBCAE 2015)-Dubai (UAE).

• M.K. Ismail and A.A.A. Hassan and Mahmoud E. Said (2015) “A Comparative Study on Service Life Prediction of Hebron Gravity-Based Structure” International Conference on Disaster Management and Civil Engineering, Phuket, Thailand.

• Mahmoud E. Said, A.A.A. Hassan and A. Hussein (2015) “Service Life Prediction of Offshore Concrete Structures: A Case Study on Hebron Project” International Conference on Advances in Structural and Geotechnical Engineering, Hurghada, Egypt.

• M.K. Ismail and A.A.A. Hassan (2015) “Static and Dynamic Segregation Resistance of Self-Consolidating Rubberized Concrete” International Conference on Disaster Management and Civil Engineering, Phuket, Thailand.

• M.K. Ismail and A.A.A. Hassan (2015) “Effect of Supplementary Cementing Materials on Fresh Properties and Stability of Self-Consolidating Rubberized Concrete” Proceedings of International Conference on Transportation and Civil Engineering (ICTCE'15), London, UK.

• M.K. Ismail, M.T. Grazia, and A.A.A. Hassan (2015) “Mechanical Properties of Self Consolidating Rubberized Concrete with Different Supplementary Cementing Materials” Proceedings of International Conference on Transportation and Civil Engineering (ICTCE'15), London, UK.

• M.K. Ismail, M.T. Grazia, and A.A.A. Hassan (2015) “Hardened Properties of Self-Consolidating Concrete Containing Crumb Rubber” International Conference on Advances in Structural and Geotechnical Engineering, Hurghada, Egypt.

• M.K. Ismail and A.A.A. Hassan (2015) “Stability of Self-Consolidating Rubberized Concrete” International Conference on Advances in Structural and Geotechnical Engineering, Hurghada, Egypt.

• A.A. Abouhussein and A.A.A. Hassan (2015) “Experimental Study on Corrosion Monitoring and Assessment of Concrete Structures Using Acoustic Emission” International Conference on Advances in Structural and Geotechnical Engineering, Hurghada, Egypt.

• A.A.A Hassan (2014) “Shear Strength of Lightweight SCC” ACI Concrete Convention, October, Washington DC. Sponsored by ACI Committees 213, Lightweight Aggregate and Concrete, and 237, Self-Consolidating Concrete

• A.A. Abouhussein and A.A.A. Hassan (2014) “Shear Strength of Semi-Lightweight Self-Consolidating Concrete Beams” Canadian Society of Civil Engineering Annual Conference, Halifax, Canada.

• H.S. Al-Alaily, A.A.A. Hassan and A. Hussein (2014) “Predicting the Mechanical Properties of Concrete Containing Metakaolin Using Statistical Analysis” Canadian Society of Civil Engineering Annual Conference, Halifax, Canada.

• M.K. Ismail and A.A.A. Hassan (2014) “Fresh and Mechanical Properties of Semi-Lightweight Self-Consolidating Concrete Containing Lightweight Slag Aggregate” Canadian Society of Civil Engineering Annual Conference, Halifax, Canada.

• A.A. Abouhussein and A.A.A. Hassan (2013) “Comparison of the Chloride Permeability and Service Life Time Prediction Methods in Offshore Concrete Structures” Canadian Society of Civil Engineering Annual Conference, Montreal, Canada.

• J. Mayo and A.A.A. Hassan (2013) “Effect of Mix Design on the Fresh Properties of SCC Containing Metakaolin” Canadian Society of Civil Engineering Annual Conference, Montreal, Canada.

• H.S. Al-Alaily, A.A.A. Hassan and A.A. Abouhussien (2013) “Experimental study on service life of concrete under severe corrosion environment” Canadian Society of Civil Engineering Annual Conference, Montreal, Canada.

• J. Mayo and A.A.A. Hassan (2013) “Mechanical Properties of SCC containing Metakoalin” Canadian Society of Civil Engineering Annual Conference, Montreal, Canada.

• A.A. Abouhussein and A.A.A. Hassan (2013) “Optimization of Self-Consolidating Concrete Containing Metakaolin Using Statistical Models” Canadian Society of Civil Engineering Annual Conference, Montreal, Canada.

• J. Mayo, A.A.A. Hassan and A.A. Abouhussien (2013) “Shear Strength of High-Strength SCC Beams” Canadian Society of Civil Engineering Annual Conference, Montreal, Canada.

• A.A. Abouhussien, A.A.A. Hassan and J. Mayo (2013) “Strength and Durability of Mortars Containing Silica-Breccia” Canadian Society of Civil Engineering Annual Conference, Montreal, Canada.

• A.A. Abouhussein and A.A.A. Hassan (2012) “Effect of Pouring Techniques on the Structural Performance of Self-Consolidating Concrete Beams” Canadian Society of Civil Engineering Annual Conference, Edmonton, Canada.

• J. Mayo and A.A.A. Hassan (2012) “Effect of Metakaolin Content on the Fresh and Mechanical Properties of Self-Consolidating Concrete” Canadian Society of Civil Engineering Annual Conference, Edmonton, Canada.

• A.A.A Hassan and M. Lachemi (2011) “Effect of Metakaolin and Silica Fume on the Rheology of Self-Consolidating Concrete”. 20. Conference “Rheology of Building Materials” Regensburg, Germany, March 01.02, 2011.

• A.A.A Hassan and Mohamed Lachemi (2010) “Durability Characteristics of SCC Incorporating Metakaolin” ACI Concrete Convention, March, Chicago, IL. The presentation is available at www.concrete.org/education/Webcasts/Past-Webcasts.html

• A.A.A. Hassan and L. Amleh (2005) “Effect of Corrosion on Different Steels and Concrete Types” 33rd Canadian Society of Civil Engineering Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada.

• A.A.A. Hassan, L. Amleh and K. Raahemifar (2003) “Optimization of Bond at Corroded Steel-Concrete for Crack Width and Chloride Ion Content” Tenth International Colloquium on Structural and Geotechnical Engineering. Cairo, Egypt. FO3RC44.

• E.A. Nasr, F.A. Shaker and A.A.A. Hassan (2000) “Treatment of the Aggregate Surface and its Effect on the Concrete Strength” Magazine of Scientific Engineering Society in Port Said, Cairo, Egypt Vol. 12-2.

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