Dr. Ahmed F. Oan


Ph.D. Structures and solid mechanics, Civil Engineering, University of Calgary, Canada, 2013.

M.S. Structural engineering, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, 2006

B.S. Civil Engineering, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, 2000


Teaching Specialities

Construction Materials.

Concrete Technology.


Research Interests

The recycling of industrial wastes in concrete production.

Using agricultural waste ash as a partial replacement of cement in concrete.



Oan A, and Shrive N.G., "Shear of Concrete Masonry Walls", 11th Canadian Masonry Symposium, May 31, - June 3, 2009, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Oan A. and Shrive N.G., "Effect of Steel Reinforcement on Shear Strength of Concrete Masonry Walls", 8th International Masonry Conference, July 4- July 7, 2010, Dresden, Germany.

Oan A. and Shrive N.G., "Influence of Axial Stress on Shear Performance of Concrete Masonry Walls", 9th Australasian Masonry Conference, February 15th -February 18, 2011, Queens land, New Zealand.

Oan A. and Shrive N.G., "Effect of Construction Method on Shear Resistance of Concrete Masonry Walls", 15th International Brick and Block Masonry Conference, June 3- June 6, 2012, Florianopolis, Brazil.

Oan A. and Shrive N.G., “A Simple Design Model for the Diagonal Shear of Partially Grouted Concrete Masonry Panels", 9th International Masonry Conference, July 7- July 9 2014, Guimarães, Portugal.

Oan A, and Shrive N.G., "The Effect of Horizontal Reinforcement Embedded in Bond Beams in Concrete Masonry Walls ", 12th North American Masonry Conference, May 17 – May 20, 2015, Denver, Colorado , USA.

Ahmed Faisal Oan and Nigel Shrive. “Experimental Study on the Effect of Horizontal Reinforcement on the Shear Strength of Concrete Masonry Walls”, International Journal of Civil and Structural Engineering Research, Vol.6, Issue 2, pp (15-21), October 2018.

Ahmed Faisal Oan and Rania Badawy., “ Deterioration of Masonry and Concrete Structures Due to Salt Weathering: State of Art”, International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research, Vol.10, Issue 5, May 2019.

Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Department: Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-8230

Office address
Katherine Harper Hall 160B