Professor Khalid Alshibli


Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
The University of Tennessee
422 John D. Tickle Building
Knoxville, TN 37996-2010

Phone: +1(865)974-7728
Fax: +(865)974-2669
Email: alshibli at utk.edu
Khalid Alshibli

Research Interests

Education

Ph.D. in Civil Engineering:
University of Colorado at Boulder, Colorado, USA, Aug. 1995
Minor: Geotechnical Engineering
Dissertation Title: "Localized Deformations in Granular Materials"

Master of Science in Civil Engineering:
Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan, Aug. 1991,
GPA 93.8% First Class Rank with Distinction
Minor: Geotechnical Engineering
Thesis Title: "Effect of Physico-Chemical Changes on Swelling Characteristics of Azraq Green Clay".

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering:
Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan, Aug. 1988,
GPA 90.4% First Class Rank with Distinction
Minor: Structural Engineering

Experience

Aug. 2011 - Present Professor, Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
Aug. 2007 - Aug. 2008 Associate Professor, Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, on sabbatical leave from LSU and SUBR.
Aug. 2006 - Aug. 2011 Associate Professor, Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Louisiana State University (LSU) and Southern University (SUBR) , Baton Rouge, LA.
Jan. 2001 - Aug. 2006 Assistant Professor, Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Louisiana State University (LSU) and Southern University (SUBR) , Baton Rouge, LA.
Aug. 1998 - March 2006 Project Scientist, Science Directorate, NASA/ Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama, USA.
Feb. 1998 - Jan 2001 Research Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL.
Sept. 1995 - Feb. 1998 Research Associate, NASA/ Marshall Space Flight Center, Alabama.
Aug. 1996 - Feb. 1998 Part-time Instructor, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Alabama, USA
Duties: teaching Soil Mechanics, Structural Analysis, and Structural Steel Design courses.
Aug. 1991 - Sept. 1995 Research Assistant, University of Colorado at Boulder, Colorado, USA
Sept. 1988 - Aug. 1991 Research and Teaching Assistant, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan.
Sept. 1989 - Sept. 1990 Lead Geotechnical Engineer, Saudi Bauer Company, Medina, Saudi Arabia.
Duties: Design and construction of slurry trench walls, site investigation, Field Measurements, and Ultra-sonic coring.

Professional Registration and Membership

Honors and Awards

Professional Service