Taher M. Abu-Lebdeh

TitleAssociate Professor

DepartmentCivil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering

Phone336-285-3670

Emailtaher@ncat.edu

OfficeMcNair Hall
Room: 437B

1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Taher M. Abu-Lebdeh

Education

Ph D: Civil Engineering/ Structural Mechanics, Louisiana State University, 1992

MS: Civil Engineering/Structures, Yarmouk University, 1988

BS: Civil Engineering, Yarmouk University, 1984


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

Emrani,  Jahangir  Abu-Lebdeh,  Taher  ( 2018).  Synthesis and Characterization of Bio-based Polyurethane Polymers.  ( 4,  11,  pp. 1298-1309).   American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

Talib,  Rand  Nassif,  Nabil  Arida,  Maya  Abu-Lebdeh,  Taher  ( 2018).  Chilled Water VAV System Optimization and Modeling Using Artificial Neural Networks.    Energy Research Journal.

Abu-Lebdeh,  Taher  Fini,  Elham  ( 2018).  Gilsonite Modified Asphalt for Use in Pavement Construction.  ( 2,  11,  pp. 444-454).   Am. J. Eng. Applied Sci.

Hamoush,  Sameer  Abu-Lebdeh,  Taher  ( 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.

Hosseinnezhad,  Shahrzad  Fini,  Elham  Abu-Lebdeh,  Taher  ( 2018).  Application of Bio-Modified Montmorillonite Clay to Enhance Asphalt Oxidation Resistance.    Am. J. Eng. Applied Sci.

Nassif,  Nabil  Al Raees,  Nihal  Al Rifaie,  Fouad  Abu-Lebdeh,  Taher  ( 2018).  Developing an Integrated Method for Optimal Design of Chilled Water Plants in HVAC Systems.    Energy Research Journal.

Fini,  Elham  Parast,  Mahour  Abu-Lebdeh,  Taher  ( 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.

Arida,  Maya  Nassif,  Nabil  Talib,  Rand  Abu-Lebdeh,  Taher  ( 2017).  Building Energy Modeling Using Artificial Neural Networks.  ( 2,  7,  pp. 24-34).   Energy Research Journal.

Al-Nasra ,  Moayyad  Abu-Lebdeh,  Taher  Woodard,  Jade  ( 2017).  Investigating the Water Sealing Capability of Polymer Concrete.  ( 2,  10,  pp. 373-381).   Am. J. Eng. Applied Sci.

Nassif,  Nabil  Abu-Lebdeh,  Taher  ( 2017).  Developing and Testing Dynamic Models for HVAC Systems Using System Identification Approach.  ( 1,  10,  ).   American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

Hajialiakbari Fini,  Elham  Abu-Lebdeh,  Taher  ( 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.

Abu-Lebdeh,  Taher  ( 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.

Abu-Lebdeh,  Taher  ( 2016).  Environmental Protection through Nuclear Energy.  ( 9,  13,  pp. 941-946).   American Journal of Applied Sciences.

Abu-Lebdeh,  Taher  Hamoush,  Sameer  Picornell-Darder,  Miguel  ( 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..

Hajialiakbari Fini,  Elham  Abu-Lebdeh,  Taher  ( 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.

Abu-Lebdeh,  Taher  Picornell-Darder,  Miguel  Hamoush,  Sameer  ( 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..

Abu-Lebdeh,  Taher  Hajialiakbari Fini,  Elham  Hamoush,  Sameer  ( 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.

Hajialiakbari Fini,  Elham  Abu-Lebdeh,  Taher  ( 2015).  Effect of introduction of furfural on asphalt binder ageing characteristics.    Road Materials and Pavement Design.

Hamoush,  Sameer  Abu-Lebdeh,  Taher  ( 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..