Conference Presentations

 

 

            1.         Investigation on Use of Mineral Admixtures for the Production of Durable Concrete, Third Saudi Engineering Conference, King Saud University, Riyadh, November 1991.

 

            2.         Effect of Chloride and Sulfate Salts in Sabkha on Performance of Concrete, Symposium on Building Deterioration in the Arab World and Methods of Repair, Riyadh, February to March 1992 (in Arabic).

 

            3.         Field Studies on the Effect of Salt Contamination on Reinforcement, Corrosion and Carbonation, Symposium on Building Deterioration in the Arab World and Methods of Repair, Riyadh, February to March 1992 (in Arabic).

 

            4.         Evaluation of Permeability, Porosity and Corrosion Resistance of Fly Ash Concretes, Symposium on Building Deterioration in the Arab World and Methods of Repair, Riyadh, February to March 1992 (in Arabic).

 

            5.         Corrosion of Reinforcing Steel in Sabkha Environment, Symposium on Corrosion and Its Control, King Saud University, Riyadh, May 1992.

 

            6.         Effect of Hot Weather on the Compressive Strength of Plain and Blended Cement Mortars, 4th Saudi Engineering Conference, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, November 1995.

 

            7.         Soil Stabilization and Durability of Reinforced Concrete in Sabkha Environments, 4th Saudi Engineering Conference, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, November 1995.

 

            8.         Concrete Protection in Aggressive Media, A Leader Paper, International Congress on Concrete in the Service of Mankind, Dundee, Scotland, UK, June 1996.

 

            9.         Durability of Reinforced Concrete in Sulfate-Chloride “Sabkha” Media and Methods of Protection, Symposium on Civil Engineering and the Environment, KFUPM, Dhahran, May 1997.

 

            10.       Rebar Corrosion and Sulfate Attack in Sulfate-Chloride Environments, Saudi-ARAMCO Technical Exchange Meeting, Saudi-ARAMCO, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, November 1997.

            11.       Mechanisms of Sulfate Attack on Plain and Blended Cements: A Review, Symposium on Performance of Concrete Structures in the Arabian Gulf Environment, KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, November 1998.

 

            12.       Stabilization of Al-Qurayyah Sabkha Soil, Fifth Saudi Engineering Conference, Umm Al-Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia, March 1999.

 

            13.       Addition of Silica Fume in Concrete: Pros and Cons, Fifth Saudi Engineering Conference, Umm Al-Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia, March 1999.

 

            14.       Corrosion of Reinforcing Steel in Sulfate-Chloride Environments: Laboratory and Field Studies, Symposium on Corrosion of Reinforcement in Concrete Structures and Its Protection, Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu, Jubail, May 1999.

 

            15.       Mechanisms of Sulfate Attack on Plain and Blended Cements: A Review, International Congress on Creating with Concrete, Dundee, Scotland, September 1999.

 

            16.       Characteristics of Silica Fume and Its Impact on Concrete in the Arabian Gulf, Sixth International Conference on Deterioration and Repair of Reinforced Concrete in the Arabian Gulf, Bahrain, November 2000.*

 

            17.       Stabilization of an Eastern Saudi Sabkha Soil, First Gulf Conference on Roads, Kuwait, March 2002.

 

            18.       Geotechnical Characteristics of Twenty Samples from Eastern Saudi Sabkha Soils, First Gulf Conference on Roads, Kuwait, March 2002.

 

            19.       Effect of Curing on the Properties of Silica Fume Cement Concrete, 27th Conference on Our World in Concrete and Structures (Conference Theme: Concrete for Sustainable Development), Singapore, August 2002 (presented in collaboration with the co-author, Eng. M. Al-Mehthel, Saudi ARAMCO).

 

            20.       Concrete Deterioration in the Arabian Gulf: Causes and Solutions, Symposium on Urban Development in Arid Regions and Associated Problems, Ministry of Public Works and Housing, Riyadh, November 2002.

 

            21.       Properties of Sabkha Soils and the Construction Problems on Them, Symposium on Urban Development in Arid Regions and Associated Problems, Ministry of Public Works and Housing, Riyadh, November 2002.**

 

            22.       Deterioration of Plain and Blended Cements in Marine Exposure, ACI-Kuwait Chapter 1st International Conference & 4th Exhibition, Kuwait, September 29-October 1, 2003.

 

            23.       Characteristics of Silica Fume and Its Impact on Concrete: Pros and Cons, ACI-Kuwait Chapter 1st International Conference & 4th Exhibition, Kuwait, September 29-October 1, 2003.*

 

            24.       Long-term Monitoring of FBE Coated Rebars in Contaminated Concrete, 2003 Materials Engineering and Corrosion Control Technical Exchange Meeting, Saudi ARAMCO, Dhahran, October 5-8, 2003.

 

            25.       Performance of Supplementary Cementing Materials in a Hot and Arid Environment, 7th International Conference on: Concrete in Hot and Aggressive Environments, Manama, Bahrain, October 13-15, 2003.

 

            26.       Evaluation of Thermal Performance of Different Saudi Bricks, Symposium on Thermal Insulation and the Importance of Its Application in the GCC Countries, Ministry of Municipality, Rural Affairs and Housing, Riyadh, April 19 to 21, 2004.

            27.       Usage of Saudi Natural Pozzolans in the Construction Industry, Symposium on Possibilities in Investment in the Mining Industry, Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Makkah, Sha’aban 21, 1425H (October 5th, 2004).

 

            28.       Corrosion Performance of Reinforced Concrete in Sulfate-Chloride ‘Sabkha’ Media: A Review, Invited Paper, Workshop on: Corrosion and Protection of Metals, Arab School for Science and Technology, December 3 to 7, 2005, Kuwait.

 

            29.       Deterioration of Plain and Blended Cement Concretes in Aggressive Sulfate Environments, Seventh CANMET/ACI International Conference on Durability of Concrete, May 28 to June 3, 2006, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

 

            30.       A Review of Research to Enhance Concrete Durability in the Arabian Gulf, Keynote Speech (with Dr. Mohammed Maslehuddin), Seventh CANMET/ACI International Conference on Durability of Concrete, May 28 to June 3, 2006, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

 

            31.       Materials and Construction Requirements in the Saudi Building Code, Invited Keynote Speech, Proceedings, 8th International Conference on: Concrete in Hot and Aggressive Environments, November 27 to 29, 2006, Manama, Bahrain,

 

            32.       Influence of Temperature and Chloride Contamination on Corrosion of FBEC Steel Bars in Plain and Blended Cement Concretes (with Dr. Mohammed Maslehuddin), Proceedings, 8th International Conference on: Concrete in Hot and Aggressive Environments, November 27 to 29, 2006, Manama, Bahrain.

 

            33.       Performance of Silica Fume and Superpozz Concretes Prepared with a Constant Workability,” (with Dr. Mohammed Maslehuddin), Proceedings, 8th International Conference on: Concrete in Hot and Aggressive Environments, November 27 to 29, 2006, Manama, Bahrain.

 

           


 

     *This paper was the recipient of the Best Paper Award in the Conference.

    **This paper was the recipient of the Second Award in the Symposium.

    *This was a keynote speech.