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Taher M Abu-Lebdeh

Professor

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
College
College of Engineering

Department
Civil Architect & Environ Engineer

Contact
McNair Hall 437B
Education
B.S.Civil Engineering / Yarmouk University
M.S.Civil Engineering/Structures / Yarmouk University
Ph.D.Civil Engineering/ Structural Mechanics / Louisiana State University

Bio

Professor of Civil Engineering, Chair of R&D for the MSIPP Consortium, Faculty advisor for the ASCE Student Chapter, member of the editorial board of the American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

Research Interests

Research interests are in civil engineering infrastructures, sustainable construction materials; Inelastic Analysis of Structural Element; Damage and Fracture Mechanics; and constitutive modeling of material behavior. He participated in a variety of research activities that have included secure funding, conducting research, publishing, presentations and writing grants in the areas of High-Strength Fiber Reinforced Concrete Materials; Concrete Structures subjected to impact and blast loadings; Bio-binder in Asphalt Pavements; Structural Health Monitoring Technologies; Lunar soil/NASA project, and disaster and its relief situation.

Recent Publications

  • Mohamed Abdel-Halim, TAHER ABU-LEBDEH (1989). (Analytical study for concrete confinement in tied columns). (11) 115, pp. 2810-2828. Journal of structural engineering, ASCE.
  • George Voyiadjis, TAHER ABU-LEBDEH (1992). (Biaxial Testing of concrete repair Material). (6) 89, pp. 564-573. American Concrete Institute (ACI) Materials Journal.
  • TAHER ABU-LEBDEH, George Voyiadjis (1993). (A Damage Model for Concrete Using the Bounding Surface Concept). (9) 119, pp. 1865-1885. Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE.
  • George Voyiadjis, TAHER ABU-LEBDEH (1993). (Analytical Formulation of the Biaxial Behavior of Concrete Repair Material). (1) 90, pp. 26-33. American Concrete Institute (ACI) Materials Journal.
  • George Voyiadjis, TAHER ABU-LEBDEH (1993). (Discussion on Analytical Formulation of the Biaxial Behavior of Concrete Repair Material). (6) 90, pp. 627-629. American Concrete Institute (ACI) Materials Journal.
  • TAHER ABU-LEBDEH, George Voyiadjis (1993). (Discussion on Biaxial Testing of Repair Concrete). (5) 90, pp. 524-528. American Concrete Institute (ACI) Materials Journal.
  • TAHER ABU-LEBDEH, George Voyiadjis (1993). (Plasticity-Damage Model for Concrete Under Cyclic Multiaxial Loading). (7) 119, pp. 1465-1464. Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE.
  • George Voyiadjis, TAHER ABU-LEBDEH (1994). (Plasticity Model for Concrete Using the Bounding Surface Concept). (1) 10, pp. 1-22. International Journal of Plasticity.
  • Sameer Hamoush, TAHER ABU-LEBDEH, Toney Cummins (2010). (Deflection behavior of Concrete Beams Reinforced with PVA Micro-Fibers). (11) 24, pp. 2285-2293. Construction and Building Materials Journal.
  • TAHER ABU-LEBDEH, Sameer Hamoush, William Heard, Brian Zornig (2010). (Effect of matrix strength on pullout behavior of steel fiber reinforced very high strength concrete composites). (1) 25, pp. 39-46. Construction and Building Materials Journal.
  • Sameer Hamoush, TAHER ABU-LEBDEH, Toney Cummins, Brian Zornig (2010). (Pullout Characterizations of Various Steel Fibers Embedded in Very High-Strength Concrete). (2) 3, pp. 418-426. Am. J. Eng. Applied Sci.
  • TAHER ABU-LEBDEH, Sameer Hamoush, Brian Zornig (2010). (Rate Effect on Pullout Behavior of Steel Fibers Embedded in Very-High Strength Concrete). (2) 3, pp. 454-463. American Journal of Engineering and Applied Science.
  • Ellie Fini, TAHER ABU-LEBDEH (2011). (Bonding Property of Bituminous Crack Sealants in the Presence of Water). (1) 4, pp. 124-129. Am. J. Eng. Applied Sci.
  • Wonchang Choi, Larry Rickard, TAHER ABU-LEBDEH, Miguel Picornell (2011). (Detection of subsurface defects in concrete bridge deck joints). (4) 4, pp. 440-447. American Journal of Engineering and Applied Science.
  • Sameer Hamoush, TAHER ABU-LEBDEH, Miguel Picornell, Salah Amer (2011). (Development of sustainable engineered stone cladding for toughness, durability, and energy conservation). (10) 25, pp. 4006-4016. Construction and Building Materials Journal.
  • Sameer Hamoush, Taher Abu-Lebdeh, Miguel Picornell-Darder, Salah Amer (2011). (Development of sustainable engineered stone cladding for toughness, durability, and energy conservation). 25, pp. 4006-4016. Construction and Building Materials Journal.
  • Sameer Hamoush, Miguel Picornell, TAHER ABU-LEBDEH, Ahmed Mohamed (2011). (Freezing and Thawing Durability of Very High Strength Concrete). (1) 4, pp. 42-51. American Journal of Engineering and Applied Science.
  • TAHER ABU-LEBDEH, Sameer Hamoush, Wonchang Choi, Moayyad Al Nasra (2011). (High Rate-Dependent Interaction Diagrams for Reinforced Concrete Columns). (1) 4, pp. 1-9. American Journal of Engineering and Applied Science.
  • Chemin Lim, Wonchang Choi, Emmett Sumner, TAHER ABU-LEBDEH (2011). (Low cycle fatigue behavior of a reduced end plate moment connection (T-Stub)). (4) 4, pp. 477-484. Am. J. Eng. Applied Sci.
  • Myle James, Wonchang Choi, TAHER ABU-LEBDEH (2011). (Use of Recycled Aggregate and Fly Ash in Concrete Pavement). (2) 4, pp. 201-208. Am. J. Eng. Applied Sci.
  • Ellie Fini, Imad Al-Qadi, TAHER ABU-LEBDEH, Jean-Francois Masson (2011). (Use of Surface Energy to evaluate Adhesion of Bituminous Crack Sealants to Aggregates). (2) 4, pp. 244-251. Am. J. Eng. Applied Sci.
  • Ramesh Dhungana, TAHER ABU-LEBDEH, Eliie Fini (2011). (Wind load effects on manufactured home foundations). (4) 4, pp. 548-555. American J. of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
  • Mohamed Eldemerdash, TAHER ABU-LEBDEH, Moayyad Al Nasra (2012). (Finite element analysis of large capacity endplate steel connections). (4) 8, pp. 482-493. Journal of Computer Science.
  • TAHER ABU-LEBDEH, Ellie Fini, Monique Lumpkin (2012). (Flexural and tensile characteristics of micro fiber-reinforced very high strength concrete thin panels). (2) 5, pp. 184-197. American Journal of Engineering and Applied Science.
  • Sun Yi, Won-Chang Choi, Taher Abu-Lebdeh (2012). (Time-Delay Estimation using the Characteristic Roots of Delay Differential Equations). (6) 9, pp. 955-960. American Journal of Applied Sciences.
  • Kwabena Konadu, Sun Yi, Wonchang Choi, Taher Abu-Lebdeh (2013). (Robust positioning of laser beams using proportional integral derivative and based observer-feedback control). (4) 10, pp. 374-387. American Journal of Applied Sciences.
  • Ellie Fini, D. Oldham, TAHER ABU-LEBDEH (2013). (Synthesis and Characterization of Bio-Modified Rubber (BMR) Asphalt: A Sustainable Waste Management Solution for Scrap Tire and Swine Manure). pp. 1943-9870. Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE .
  • Moayyad Al-Nasra, Naem Asha, Abdelqader Najmi, TAHER ABU-LEBDEH (2013). (The use of swimmer bars as shear reinforcement in reinforced concrete beam). (1) 6, pp. 87-94. Am. J. Eng. Applied Sci.
  • Johny Bolden, TAHER ABU-LEBDEH, Eliie Fini (2013). (Utilization of recycled and waste materials in various construction applications). (1) 9, pp. 14-24. American Journal of Environmental Science.
  • R. Walters, Ellie Fini, TAHER ABU-LEBDEH (2014). (Enhancing asphalt rheological behavior and aging susceptibility using bio-char and nano-clay). (1) 7, pp. 62-72. Am. J. Eng. Applied Sci.
  • Stephen Armah, Sun Yi, Taher Abu-Lebdeh (2014). (Implementation of autonomous navigation algorithms on two-wheeled ground mobile robot). (1) 7, pp. 145-160. American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
  • G. Sedhay, Ellie Fini, TAHER ABU-LEBDEH (2014). (Investigating effects of amine based modifier on recycled asphalt shingles blending). (1) 7, pp. 101-110. American Journal of Engineering and Applied Science.
  • A. Price, R. Yeargin, Eliie Fini, TAHER ABU-LEBDEH (2014). (Investigating effects of introduction of corncob ash into portland cements concrete: Mechanical and thermal properties). (1) 7, pp. 133-144. American Journal of Engineering and Applied Science.
  • T. Lee, K. Choi, TAHER ABU-LEBDEH (2014). (Seismic assessment of non-seismically designed reinforced concrete frames with core walls). (11) 11, pp. 1892-1903. American Journal of Applied Science.
  • TAHER ABU-LEBDEH, Ellie Fini, Ashraf Fadiel (2014). (Thermal conductivity of rubberized gypsum board). (1) 7, pp. 12-22. Am. J. Eng. Applied Sci.
  • Ashraf Fadiel, Fouad AlRifaie, TAHER ABU-LEBDEH, Ellie Fini (2014). (Use of crumb rubber to improve thermal efficiency of cement-based materials). (1) 7, pp. 1-11. American Journal of Engineering and Applied Science.
  • Sun Yi, Sangseok Yu, Jung Kim, Taher Abu-Lebdeh (2015). (Analysis of Time-Delayed Neural Networks via Rightmost Eigenvalue Positions). American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
  • Elham Hajialiakbari Fini, Taher Abu-Lebdeh (2015). (Effect of introduction of furfural on asphalt binder ageing characteristics). Road Materials and Pavement Design.
  • Sameer Hamoush, Taher Abu-Lebdeh (2015). (Experimental Evaluation of the Raking Energy in Damping System of Steel Stud Partition Walls). (4) 8, pp. 666-677. Am. J. Eng. Applied Sci..
  • Elham Hajialiakbari Fini, Taher Abu-Lebdeh (2015). (Investigating Bio-Char as Flow Modifier and Water Treatment Agent for Sustainable Pavement Design). (1) 8, pp. 138-146. Am. J. Eng. Applied Sci. .
  • Elham Hajialiakbari Fini, Taher Abu-Lebdeh (2015). (Investigating Effects of Application of Silica Fume to Reduce Asphalt Oxidative Aging). (1) 8, pp. 176-184. Am. J. Eng. Applied Sci..
  • Taher Abu-Lebdeh (2015). (The Use of the Super Absorbent Polymer as Water Blocker in Concrete Structures). (4) 8, pp. 659-665. Am. J. Eng. Applied Sci. Volume .
  • Taher Abu-Lebdeh, Sameer Hamoush, Miguel Picornell-Darder (2016). (Effect of Nano Silica on the Compressive Strength of Harden Cement Paste at Different Stages of Hydration). (1) 9, pp. 166-177. Am. J. Eng. Applied Sci..
  • Taher Abu-Lebdeh (2016). (Environmental Protection through Nuclear Energy). (9) 13, pp. 941-946. American Journal of Applied Sciences.
  • Elham Hajialiakbari Fini, Taher Abu-Lebdeh (2016). (Investigating Effects of Water Conditioning on the Adhesion Properties of Crack Sealant). (1) 9, pp. 178-186. American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
  • Taher Abu-Lebdeh, Miguel Picornell-Darder, Sameer Hamoush (2016). (Investigating the Role of Fly Ash and Silica Fume in the Cement Hydration Process). (1) 9, pp. 134-145. Am. J. Eng. Applied Sci..
  • Taher Abu-Lebdeh, Elham Hajialiakbari Fini, Sameer Hamoush (2016). (The Use of Nano Silica for Improving Mechanical Properties of Hardened Cement Paste). (1) 9, pp. 146-154. American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
  • Maya Arida, Nabil Nassif, Rand Talib, Taher Abu-Lebdeh (2017). (Building Energy Modeling Using Artificial Neural Networks). (2) 7, pp. 24-34. Energy Research Journal.
  • Nabil Nassif, Taher Abu-Lebdeh (2017). (Developing and Testing Dynamic Models for HVAC Systems Using System Identification Approach). (1) 10, American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
  • Taher Abu-Lebdeh (2017). (Experimental Study of Composite Beams Made of Steel Tubes Filled with Concrete under the Confinement Effect of U-Links and Stud-Plate). (1) 10, American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
  • Elham Hajialiakbari Fini, Taher Abu-Lebdeh, (2017). (Investigating the Efficacy of a Bio-Based Modifier to Improve the Rheological Properties of Recycled Asphalt Shingles). (1) 10, American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
  • Moayyad Al-Nasra , Taher Abu-Lebdeh, Jade Woodard (2017). (Investigating the Water Sealing Capability of Polymer Concrete). (2) 10, pp. 373-381. Am. J. Eng. Applied Sci.
  • Elham Fini, Mahour Parast, Taher Abu-Lebdeh (2017). (The impact of project-based learning on improving student learning outcomes of sustainability concepts in transportation engineering courses). (3) 43, pp. 473-488. European Journal of Engineering Education.
  • Sameer Hamoush, Taher Abu-Lebdeh (2018). (Analytical Study of Reinforced Concrete Beams Strengthened by FRP Bars Subjected to Impact Loading Conditions). (2) 11, pp. 407-424. American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
  • Shahrzad Hosseinnezhad, Elham Fini, Taher Abu-Lebdeh (2018). (Application of Bio-Modified Montmorillonite Clay to Enhance Asphalt Oxidation Resistance). Am. J. Eng. Applied Sci.
  • Rand Talib, Nabil Nassif, Maya Arida, Taher Abu-Lebdeh (2018). (Chilled Water VAV System Optimization and Modeling Using Artificial Neural Networks). Energy Research Journal.
  • Nabil Nassif, Nihal Al Raees, Fouad Al Rifaie, Taher Abu-Lebdeh (2018). (Developing an Integrated Method for Optimal Design of Chilled Water Plants in HVAC Systems). Energy Research Journal.
  • Taher Abu-Lebdeh (2018). (Effect of Nano-Silica (SiO2) on the Hydration Kinetics of Cement). (Issue 3) Vol. 39, pp. 248-260. Engineering Review.
  • Taher Abu-Lebdeh, Elham Fini (2018). (Gilsonite Modified Asphalt for Use in Pavement Construction). (2) 11, pp. 444-454. Am. J. Eng. Applied Sci.
  • Jahangir Emrani, Taher Abu-Lebdeh, (2018). (Synthesis and Characterization of Bio-based Polyurethane Polymers). (4) 11, pp. 1298-1309. American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
  • Taher Abu-Lebdeh (2019). (Evaluation of Fire Effects on Reinforced Concrete Columns Using Finite Element Method). (2) Vol. 12, pp. Pages 227-235. Am. J. Eng. Applied Sci,.
  • Taher Abu-Lebdeh (2019). (Investigating the Effects of FRP Bars on the Seismic Behavior of Reinforced Concrete Coupling Beams). (n. 8) v. 10, n. 8, pp. pp. 1819-1833. INDEPENDENT JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT & PRODUCTION (IJM&P).
  • Taher Abu-Lebdeh (2020). (Investigating the Effects of FRP Bars on the Seismic Behavior of Reinforced Concrete Coupling Beams). (n. 8) v. 10, pp. pp. 1819-1833. INDEPENDENT JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT & PRODUCTION (IJM&P).