Isam Jardaneh
Nature of Work
Academic
Profession
Head of Civil Engineering Department
Email Address
[email protected]
Office Phone
(+970) 9 2345113 Ext. ex. 2206 or 882206

Isam Jardaneh

Nature of Work
Academic
Profession
Head of Civil Engineering Department
Email Address
[email protected]
Office Phone
(+970) 9 2345113 Ext. ex. 2206 or 882206
Biography

Education

Ph.D. in GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING, 1994.

Utah State University, Logan, Utah, U.S.A.

Dissertation Subject: Modeling of Geological Materials and Finite Element Applications.

MS in SOIL MECHANICS and FOUNDATION ENGINEERING, 1988.

The University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle, England.

Thesis: "Finite Element Analysis for a Preliminary Study of BASP (Bridge Approach                     Support Piling) System".

BS in CIVIL ENGINEERING, 1985.

 An-Najah National University, Nablus, West-Bank, Palestine.

 

Employment History

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, Department of Civil Engineering, An-Najah National University, Nablus, West-Bank.  October 2009 to Present.

DEPARTMENT HEAD, Civil Engineering Department, An-Najah National University, Nablus, West-Bank, Palestine. August 2006 to August 2011.

DEPARTMENT HEAD, Civil Engineering Department, An-Najah National University, Nablus, West-Bank, Palestine. October 2000 to November 2003.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, Department of Civil Engineering, An-Najah National University, Nablus, West-Bank.  October 1995 to October 2009.

RESEARCH ASSISTANT, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Utah State University, Logan, Utah.  Modeling of Geological Materials (Soils, Rocks, and Concrete) and Finite Element Applications.  April 1992 to October 1994.

TEACHING ASSISTANT, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Utah State University, Logan, Utah. Courses include: Soil Mechanics, Foundation Engineering, FORTRAN, Strength of Materials, and Materials Science.  October 1990 to June 1992.

RESEARCH ASSISTANT, Utah Water Research Laboratory, Utah State University, Logan, Utah.  Assisted in performing erosion control tests in rainfall and sunlight simulators and in high velocity flume.  June 1990 to 1994.

LABORATORY ENGINEER, Civil Engineering Department, An-Najah National University, Nablus, West-Bank.  Conducted quality assurance tests on soils, asphalt, cement, concrete, etc.  January 1989 to March 1990.

TEACHING and RESEARCH ASSISTANT, Civil Engineering Department, An-Najah National University, Nablus, West-Bank.  Assisted in different courses such as, Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, Structures, Transportation Engineering.  Conducted tests in Soil Mechanics, Transportation Engineering, and Materials Laboratories.  May 1985 to October 1987.

 

DESIGN ENGINEER, Gore Fara' Irrigation Scheme, Nablus, West-Bank. Analyzed and designed:  Sedimentation Tanks (Structures and Hydraulics), Hydraulic Structures, and Buried pipelines.  January 1985 to October 1987.

 

CONSULTANCY WORK

  • Geotechnical Engineering Consultant, Massar Company, Ramallah, Palesitne (through the University) for establishing the new City called Rawabi Community (2008 to 2010).
  • Geotechnical Engineering Consultant, Construction and Transportation Research Center, An-Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine. (2000 to present).
  • Geotechnical Engineering Consultant, Earth Sciences and Seismic Engineering Center, An-Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine. (1998 to present).
  • Geotechnical Engineering Consultant, Engineering Works Department, An-Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine. (1994 to present).

 

Research Interests

 

Finite Element Modeling, Constitutive Laws, and Computer Methods in Geotechnical Engineering.

•             Finite Element Analysis of Soil-Structure Interactions.

•             Soil Reinforcement Techniques for Retaining Walls and Embankments.

•             Earth Retaining Structures.

•             Settlement Analysis of Foundations on Soft and Granular Soils.

•             Laboratory and Field Testing in Geotechnical Engineering.

•             Rock Engineering and Rock Mechanics.

•             Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering.

•             Soil Improvement Techniques.

•             Geoenvironmental Technology.

 

Research Groups

Dr. Jalal Al-Dabbeek, Dr. Khaled Al-Sahili, Dr. Ridwan Al-Kilani

 

 

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Education
Institution
Utah State University
Country
United States of America
Degree
PhD
Faculty
Faculty of Engineering
Department
Civil Engineering Department
Thesis
Modeling of Geotechnical Materials
Speciality
Civil Engineering
Sub speciality
Geotechnical Engineering
Duration
1990 - 1994
Institution
New Castle University
Country
United Kingdom
Degree
MSc
Faculty
Faculty of Engineering
Department
Geotechnical Department
Thesis
Bridge Support Piling System
Speciality
Civil Engineering
Sub speciality
Geotechnical Engineering
Duration
1987 - 1988
Institution
ِAn Najah National University
Country
Palestine
Degree
BSc
Faculty
Faculty of Engineeing
Department
Civil Engineering Department
Thesis
Wadi Al Faraa' Irrigation Project
Speciality
Civil Engineering
Sub speciality
Duration
1979 - 1984
Institution
َQadri Touqan Secondary School
Country
Palestine
Degree
High School
Faculty
Department
Thesis
Speciality
Sub speciality
Duration
1977 - 1979
Employment History
Country
Palestine
Institution
ِAn Najah National Univeristy
Position/Job Description
Teaching and Research Assistant
Period
Sept. 1, 1985 - Sept. 1, 1987
Country
Palestine
Institution
ِAn Najah National Univeristy
Position/Job Description
Civil Engineer
Period
Sept. 1, 1988 - Sept. 1, 1989
Country
Palestine
Institution
ِAn Najah National Univeristy
Position/Job Description
Assistant Professor
Period
Sept. 1, 1995 - Sept. 1, 2011
Country
Palestine
Institution
ِAn Najah National Univeristy
Position/Job Description
Associate Professor
Period
Sept. 1, 2011 - May 18, 2016
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