Dr. Ahmed Oan


  • Ph.D., Schulich School of Engineering, University of Calgary, Calgary,  AB,  Canada,  2013
  • M.Sc., Civil  Engineering Department,  Ain Shams University,  Cairo,  Egypt,  2006
  • B.Sc.,  Civil  Engineering Department,  Ain Shams University,  Cairo,  Egypt,  2000

Teaching Specialties: 

  • Building Materials
  • Concrete Technology
  • Statics
  • Concrete Design

Research Interests: 

  • Sustainable Building Materials
  • Recycling agricultural and industrial wastes in concrete production
  • Behavior of masonry walls subjected to shear loads


  • Ahmed Faisal Oan and Ali Alrefaei, “Using glass wastes as partial replacement of coarse aggregates in concrete”, Key Engineering Materials Journal, Vol. 921, pp 207-215, May 2022.
  • Nancy T. Hussien and Ahmed F. Oan, “The Use of Sugarcane Wastes in Concrete”, Journal of Engineering and Applied Science, Vol. 69, Article 31, March 2022.
  • Ahmed F. Oan, Alaa Abdeltawab and Amr. A. Elhefnawy, “Compressive Strength and Water Absorption of CSEB Mixtures”, Mansoura Engineering Journal, Vol 45., Issue 4, December 2020.
  • Ahmed Faisal Oan, “ An Investigation on Using Pop-Cans Wastes Fibers on the Mechanical Properties of Concrete”, International Journal of Latest Technology in Engineering, Management and Applied Science, Vol. III, Issue V, May 2019, PP.74-78.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 17th – May 20th, 2015, Denver, Colorado , USA.
  • 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 7th- July 9th 2014, Guimarães, Portugal.
  • Oan A, and Shrive N.G., "Experimental Study of the Ductility of Concrete Masonry Walls", 12th Canadian Masonry Symposium, June 2-5, 2013, British Columbia, Canada.
  • El-Deeb A.S., Oan A. , Okba S., and Abdelwahab M., " Influence of Concrete Surface Treatment on Chloride Induced Reinforcement Corrosion Rate" First Australasia and South East Asia Structural Engineering and Construction Conference, November 28th- December 2nd 2012, Perth. Australia.
  • 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 3rd- June 6th 2012, Florianopolis, Brazil.
  • Oan A. and Shrive N.G., "Influence of Axial Stress on Shear Performance of Concrete Masonry Walls", 9th Australasian Masonry Conference, February 15th -February 18th 2011, Queensland, New Zealand.
  • Oan A. and Shrive N.G., "Effect of Steel Reinforcement on Shear Strength of Concrete Masonry Walls", 8th International Masonry Conference, July 4th- July 7th 2010, Dresden, Germany.
  • Oan A, and Shrive N.G., "Shear of Concrete Masonry Walls", 11th Canadian Masonry Symposium, May 31st- June 3rd 2009, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Courses Taught: 

  • TEC 2739 Materials and Structures I
  • TEC 3738 Materials and Structures II

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

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-2949

Office address
Katherine Harper Hall Rm 160B