Belal Ahmed Mohamed Mohamed SELIM

    International Center for Applied Mechanics, School of Aerospace, Xi’an Jiaotong University
    No. 28 West Xianning Road, Xi’an, Shaanxi 710049, P. R. China
    Email: belalphd@mail.xjtu.edu.cn

Education Experience: 

    Degree Awarding Year University
    PhD 2017 City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Master of Science in Structural Engineering 2013 Cairo University, Egypt
    BSc in Civil Engineering 2006 Zagazig University, Egypt

Work Experience: 

    2018-present: International Center for Applied Mechanics, Xi’an Jiaotong University, the People’s Republic of China (PRC): Postdoc
    2014-2017: Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR: PhD candidate
    2008-2014 Civil Engineering Department, College of Engineering, Prince Sattam bin Abdulaziz University (Formerly Salman bin Abdulaziz University), Al-Kharj city, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia: Research Assistant
    2006-2007 SMAC Engineering Consulting Office, Nasr City, Cairo, Egypt: Design & Site Supervision Engineer

Research Interest: 

  • Carbon Nanotube (CNT) Reinforced Composites,
  • Computational Composite Materials,
  • Mesh-free Method,
  • Finite Element Method,
  • Smart Structures,
  • Piezoelectric Materials: Modelling and Applications,
  • Active Control of Structures,
  • Functionally Graded Material,
  • Contact Mechanics,
  • Structural Analysis and Optimization.

Awards & Honors:

  • Recipient, Outstanding Academic Performance Award, City University of Hong Kong (2016).
  • Recipient, Outstanding Academic Performance Award, City University of Hong Kong (2017).
  • Recipient, Research Tuition Scholarship, City University of Hong Kong (2017).
  • Recipient, Postgraduate studentship award, City University of Hong Kong (2014-2017).

Publications:

  • B. A. Selim, B. B. Yin, and K. M. Liew, “Impact analysis of CNT-reinforced composite plates integrated with piezoelectric layers based on Reddy’s higher-order shear deformation theory,” Compos. Part B Eng., vol. 136, pp. 10–19, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2017.09.074
  • B. A. Selim, L. W. Zhang, and K. M. Liew, “Impact analysis of CNT-reinforced composite plates based on Reddy’s higher-order shear deformation theory using an element-free approach,” Compos. Struct., vol. 170, pp. 228–242, 2017. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2017.03.026.
  • B. A. Selim, L. W. Zhang, and K. M. Liew, “Active vibration control of CNT-reinforced composite plates with piezoelectric layers based on Reddy’s higher-order shear deformation theory,” Compos. Struct., vol. 163, pp. 350–364, 2017. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2016.11.011.
  • L. W. Zhang and B. A. Selim, “Vibration analysis of CNT-reinforced thick laminated composite plates based on Reddy’s higher-order shear deformation theory,” Compos. Struct., vol. 160, pp. 689–705, 2017. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2016.10.102.
  • B. A. Selim, L. W. Zhang, and K. M. Liew, “Active vibration control of FGM plates with piezoelectric layers based on Reddy’s higher-order shear deformation theory,” Compos. Struct., vol. 155, pp. 118–134, 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2016.07.059.
  • B. A. Selim, L. W. Zhang, and K. M. Liew, “Vibration analysis of CNT reinforced functionally graded composite plates in a thermal environment based on Reddy’s higherorder shear deformation theory,” Compos. Struct., vol. 156, pp. 276–290, 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2015.10.026.
  • O. S. Algahtani, A. S. Salama, A. M. Iliyasu, B. A. Selim, and K. Kheder, “Monitoring Urban and Land Use Changes in Al-Kharj Saudi Arabia using Remote Sensing Techniques,” Springer, Cham, 2015, pp.515–523. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-3-319-08422-0_75.