Research Interests


                        Hot-weather concreting.  Usage of pozzolanic materials in concrete including silica fume, fly ash and natural pozzolans.  Durability and protection of reinforced concrete structures in aggressive media.  Non-destructive testing of concrete, soils and rocks.  Improvement of indigenous soils.  Repair materials and repair systems.  Impact of concrete constituents on durability.  Bond and corrosion resistance of fusion-bonded epoxy-coated rebars in chloride-bearing media.  Influence of corrosion inhibitors on corrosion of reinforcing steel.  Compliance criteria for concrete in eastern Saudi Arabia.  Durability of FRP and other non-corroding bars. Usage of Industrial By-Products in Concrete.