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Sherif Abdel Aziz Yehia, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, a professor of civil engineering at the American University of Sharjah, UAE, and deputy head of the fib-UAE group,  has been named a fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction.

Yehia has taught in civil and construction engineering departments at the University of Nebraska, Omaha and Western Michigan University. Overall, he has 35-plus years of experience in research, construction material evaluation, and teaching. 

He is the co-developer of a newly conductive concrete application for deicing operations. His research interests include behavior of reinforced and prestressed concrete, composite structures, special concrete, infrastructure management systems, and engineering database management and information technology. 

Yehia has authored or co-authored more than 200 articles and technical reports published in internationally recognized journals as well as conference proceedings, and he holds two U.S. patents. He has also participated in several funded research projects from various federal, state, and private sources.

He earned a doctoral degree in civil engineering from University of Nebraska, Lincoln, and is a registered professional engineer in the states of Nebraska and Michigan.