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Wael M. Elhaddad
Ph.D. Student in Civil Engineering
University of Southern California

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University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA, USA
MSCE - Structural Engineering (GPA: 3.96), 2009
MSEE - Control Systems (GPA : 4.0), 2011
Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (GPA: 3.98), Expected 2013
Research topic: “Optimal Semi-active control of structures” (Advisor: Prof. Erik Johnson)

Ain Shams University Cairo, Egypt
M.Sc. in Civil Engineering (Distinction / GPA: 3.86), 2008
Thesis: “Development of a boundary element analysis and design system for plate structures”
B.Sc. in Civil Engineering (Distinction with high honor / GPA: 3.7), 2004
Research Interests



Assisted in teaching a graduate class of 40 students in Advanced Steel Structures, a class of 45 students in Foundation Design , a class of 75 students in Risk Analysis and a class of 35 students in Engineering Mechanics by holding weekly discussion sessions and office hours.
Assisted in teaching 5 courses in the structural engineering department.

Participated in the check of 4 office buildings in Cairo Financial Center project, 3 residential villas and foundations of a reinforced concrete stadium.

Assisted in the design and check of a steel hall structure.

Assisted in the construction field management of 2 residential villas.


Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
University of Southern California
115 Kaprielian Hall

Mailing Address
Department of Civil & Env Engineering
University of Southern California
3620 S. Vermont Ave, KAP115
Los Angeles, CA 90089-2531

Feel free to contact me by email at: welhadda AT usc DOT edu