Dr. Mohammad A. Hassanain

Assistant Professor

Architectural Engineering Department

 

Education

 

·        Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering, 2002
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

 

·        Master of Science in Architectural Engineering, 1996
King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

 

·        Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering (Honors), 1993
King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

 

Areas of Research Excellence

 

·        Facilities Engineering and Management

·        Sustainable Development of Buildings and Infrastructure

·        Building Systems and Technologies

·        Safety Systems in Buildings

 

Courses Taught

 

·        ARE 100 Introduction to Architectural Engineering

·        ARE 400 Senior Design Project

·        ARE 443 Computer Aided Building Design

·        ARE 514 Post-Occupancy Evaluation

·        ARE 516 Safety Systems in Buildings

·        ARE 520 Principles of Facilities Management

·        ARE 599 Graduate Seminar in Architectural Engineering

 

Publications

 

Book and Book Chapter

 

1.  Hassanain, M., Froese, T., and Vanier, D. (2003), Operations and Maintenance Management, Chapter 11, Volume 3, Workplace Strategies and Facilities Management: Building in Value, Edited by R. Best, C. Langston and G. De Valence, Butterworth-Heinemann Publishers, UK, ISBN 0 7506 51504.

2.      Hassanain, M. and Harkness, E. (1998), Building Investment Sustainability: Design for Systems Replaceability, Minerva Press Publishers, London, UK, ISBN 1861064842.

 

Papers Published in Refereed Journals

 

1.                  Hassanain, M., Froese, T., and Vanier, D. (2003), “Implementation of a Distributed, Model-Based Integrated Asset Management System”, Electronic Journal of Information Technology in Construction, July, Vol. 8: 119-134, http://www.itcon.org/2003/10.

2.                  Hassanain, M., Froese, T., and Vanier, D. (2003), “Framework Model for Asset Maintenance Management”, ASCE, Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 17(1): 51-64.

3.                  Harkness, E. and Hassanain, M. (2002), “Seismic Damage in NSW, Australia: Construction Insurance, Social and Economic Consequences”, ASCE, Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 16(2): 75-84.

4.                  Hassanain, M., Froese, T., and Vanier, D. (2001), “Development of a Maintenance Management Model based on IAI Standards”, International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Engineering, 15(2) 179-195.

5.                  Harkness, E. and Hassanain, M. (2001), “Hailstorm and Heat Stress Damage of Membrane Roofing in Saudi Arabia, North America and Australia: Guidelines for Service Life”, Journal of Architectural Science Review, 211-220.

6.                  Hassanain, M. and Harkness E. (2000), “Design Guidelines for Replacement of Air-conditioning Systems”, ASCE, Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 14(3): 112-117.

7.                  Hassanain, M. and Harkness, E. (2000), “Noise Control and Speech Privacy Guidelines for Office Building Design”, ASCE, Journal of Architectural Engineering, 6(2): 52-57.

8.                  Hassanain, M. and Harkness, E. (2000), “Design Guidelines to Accommodate Potential Upgrading of Elevator Systems”, ASCE, Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 14(1): 22-26.

9.                  Hassanain, M. and Harkness, E. (1998), “Priorities in Building Envelope Design”, ASCE, Journal of Architectural Engineering, 4(2): 47-51.

10.              Hassanain, M. and Harkness, E. (1997), “Systems Replaceability Ensures Sustainability”, Journal of Architectural Science Review, 40(4): 139-146.

11.              Al-Hammad, A., and Hassanain, M. (1996), “Value Engineering in the Assessment of Exterior Building Wall Systems”, ASCE, Journal of Architectural Engineering, 1996, 2(3): 115-119.

 

Papers Published in Refereed Conference Proceedings

 

1.                  Hassanain, M., Froese, T., and Vanier, D. (2001), “Architecture of a Distributed, Model-based Asset Management System”, Proceedings (CD ROM) of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, 4th Construction Specialty Conference, May 30 – June 2, Victoria, Canada.

2.                  Hassanain, M., Froese, T., and Vanier, D. (2000), “IFC-based Data Model for Integrated Maintenance Management”, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering, ASCE, August 14-17, Stanford University, California, USA.

3.                  Hassanain, M., Froese, T., and Vanier, D. (1999), “Information Analysis for Roofing Systems Maintenance Management Integrated System”, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Durability of Building Materials and Components, May 30 – June 3, Vancouver, Canada, 2677-2687.

4.                  Harkness, E. and Hassanain, M. (1999), “Guidelines for Service Life of Membrane Roofing Systems in Saudi Arabia and North America”, Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association Conference, Sydney, Australia, November 12-14.