Dr. El Ansary research interests lie in the general area of Structural Engineering and Engineering Optimization. His main fields of expertise are:
Analysis and Stability of Liquid-Storage Tanks under Hydrostatic and Hydrodynamic Loading.
Response of Structures to Seismic and Wind Loading.
Optimization Techniques in Structural Design
Structural Shape optimization
Structural Dynamics and Fluid-Structure Interaction Problems
Interested students should contact Dr. El Ansary directly.
Title of Research Project: Performance Based Design of Buildings under Wind Loading.
S. Stevenson (Chief Advisor Dr. G. Kopp)
Title of Research Project: Behaviour of Reinforced Concrete Conical Tanks under Hydrostatic Pressure.
Title of Research Project: Behaviour of Liquid-Filled Combined Conical Tanks.
Title of Research Project: Study of NBCC 2010 for Wind Loading Prediction on Irregular Buildings by Comparing CFD Simulations With ETABS Analysis.
A. Al Issa
Title of Research Project: Critical Downburst Configurations for a conductor line Considering Different Terrain Roughness.
S. Haddadin (co-supervised with Dr. G. Bitsuamlak)
Title of Research Project: Finite Element - CFD Simulations to predict the behaviour of a Solar Panel System under Wind Loading.