Amr Abdelsalam Shaat

Professor at Structural Engineering

Career Information

Professor at : 2019-06-24
Assistant Professor at : 2014-05-22
Teacher at : 2008-08-16
Teacher Assistant at : 2002-06-30
Demonstrator at : 1998-09-08

Academic Information

Ph.D. : 2007-11-15 From جامعة كوينز - كندا
M.Sc. : 2002-05-04 From Ain shams University
Graduation : may / 1995 From Faculty of Engineering , Ain shams University


Dr. Amr Shaat is a Professor of Steel Structures and Bridges at Ain Shams University. Dr. Shaat served as the Deputy Minister of Transport of Egypt for two years (2017 - 2019). Dr. Shaat received his B.Sc. (1995) and his Ph.D. degree (2007) from Queen’s University, Canada.
The research of Dr. Shaat focuses on the analysis, and design of steel structures and bridges with particular emphasis on the area of tubular steel structures. His research expertise also covers the rehabilitation of steel using advanced composite materials. Dr. Shaat authored and co-authored more than 45 research articles in peer-reviewed international journals and conferences. He has also supervised 15 PhD. and MSc. students. Dr. Shaat’s H-index is 13 on google scholar and 8 on Scopus database. He was invited for 20 Keynote Lectures, Conferences and Seminars. Dr. Shaat is serving in the committees of the Egyptian Code of Practices for Steel Structures and Rehabilitation of Structures using Composite Materials. In addition to being a reviewer for many international journals, Dr. Shaat is also an Associate Editor at the Ain Shams Engineering Journal (ASEJ).
Dr. Shaat has also a wide consulting experience including the design/design review of many projects such as the Haramain High Speed Railway Stations (KSA), Dakar Airport (Senegal), World Trade Center in Dubai (UAE), Expressway Pedestrian Bridges (Nigeria)…….etc.


Prof. Ahmed Moharam Award in Structural Engineering from the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (2019)


1. Abdelrahman, A. Shaat, A and El-Aghoury, I (2015) “Sustainable Infrastructure: From Research to Practice”, ISBN 978-977-237-407-6. 309 pp.
2. Hosny, A., Abdelrahman, A., Shaat, A. and Youssef, T. (2014) “Sustainable Structures and Smart Materials”. 94 pp.


1. Zapata, L. M., El Aghoury, I. M., Shaat, A. and Graciano, C. (2019) “Plastic collapse of longitudinal T-type branch plate-to-CHS connections under compression” Journal of Thin-Walled Structures V. 141: 73-84.

2. Khalifa, M., Shaat, A. and Ibrahim, S. (2019) “Optimum Concrete Filling Ratio for Partially Filled Noncompact Steel Tubes” Journal of Thin-Walled Structures. V. 134: 159-173.

3. Lasheen, M., Shaat, A. and Khalil, A. (2018) “Numerical Evaluation for the Effective Slab Width of Steel-Concrete Composite Beams” Journal of Constructional Steel Research V. 148: 124-137.

4. Sayed-Ahmed, E., Shaat, A. and Abdallah, E. (2018) “CFRP-Strengthened HSS Columns Subject to Eccentric Loading” Journal of Composites for Construction, (ASCE), 22(4): 1-14.

5. Attiah, W., Shaat, A. and Sayed-Ahmed, E. (2017) “Strengthening of Eccentrically Loaded HSS Columns using CFRP Plates” Al-Azhar University- Civil Engineering Journal.

6. Iskander, M., Shaat, A., Sayed-Ahmed, E. and Soliman, I. (2017) “Strengthening CHS T-Joints subjected to Brace Axial Compression using Through-Bolts” Journal of Constructional Steel Research V. 128: 555-566.

7. Lasheen, M., Shaat, A. and Khalil, A. (2016) “Behaviour of Lightweight Concrete Slabs Acting Compositely with Steel I-Sections” Journal of Construction and Building Materials V. 124: 967-981.

8. Shaat, A., Ibrahim, A., Matloub, A. and Dessouki, A. (2014) “Strengthening Hollow Flange Beams using Web Stiffeners” Helwan University- Engineering Journal V. 142(6): C1-C12.

9. Shaat, A. (2014) “Numerical study and design of longitudinal branch plate-to-circular hollow section T-joints” Al-Azhar University- Civil Engineering Journal V. 36(1): 307-320.

10. Salem, A., Shaat, A. and Soliman A. (2014) “Behavior of Four-Bolt Extended End-Plate Connection” Al-Azhar University- Civil Engineering Journal V. 36(1): 375-391.

11. Aguilera, J., Shaat, A. and Fam, A. (2012) “Strengthening T-Joints of Rectangular Hollow Steel Sections against Web Buckling under Brace Axial Compression using Through-Wall Bolts” Journal of Thin-Walled Structures V. 56(7): 71-78.

12. Fam, A., Shaat, A., MacDougall, C. and Chidiac, S. E. (2010) “Out-of-Plane Bending of Masonry Walls with Near-Surface Mounted and Externally Bonded Reinforcement” Australian Journal of Structural Engineering (AJSE), 11(2):141-153.

13. Fam, A., MacDougall, C. and Shaat, A. (2009) “Upgrading Steel-Concrete Composite Girders and Repair of Damaged Steel Beams using Bonded CFRP Laminates.” Journal of Thin-Walled Structures (Special Issue – FRP Strengthened Metallic Structures) V. 47(10): 1122-1135.

14. Shaat, A. and Fam, A. (2009) “Slender Steel Columns Strengthened using High Modulus CFRP Plates for Overall Buckling Control.” Journal of Composites for Construction, ASCE, V. 13(1): 2-12.

15. Shaat, A. and Fam, A. (2008) “Repair of Cracked Steel Girders Connected to Concrete Slabs using Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer Sheets.” Journal of Composites for Construction, ASCE, V. 12(6): 650-659.

16. Shaat, A. and Fam, A. (2007) “Finite Element Analysis of Slender HSS Columns Strengthened with High Modulus Composites.” Journal of Steel & Composite Structures. V. 7(1): 19-34.

17. Shaat, A. and Fam, A. (2007) “Fiber-Element Model for Slender HSS Columns Retrofitted with Bonded High Modulus Composites.” Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, V. 133(1): 85-95.

18. Shaat, A. and Fam, A. (2006): “Axial Loading Tests on Short and Long Hollow Structural Steel Columns Retrofitted using Carbon Fibre Reinforced Polymers.” Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, (Special Issue on Steel Research), V. 33(4): 458-470.

19. Hassan, K., El Aghoury, M. A., Hassan, S. and Shaat, A. (2004): “Behaviour of Strengthened K-Joints in Cold-Formed Steel Trusses.” Scientific Bulletin of Ain Shams University, Faculty of Engineering, V. 39(4): 223-250.