CV

Prof. Dr. Shafik Jendia

Civil Engineering Department

The Islamic University-Gaza

Palestine

P.O. Box 157

E.Mail: sjendia@iugaza.edu.ps

 

 

PERSONAL INFORMATION

·         Marital Status:               Married

 

PROFESSIONAL   INTERESTS

To teach, develop curriculum, and conduct research in the following areas:

 

q     Highway Engineering

q     Airport Engineering

q     Construction Materials

q     Pavement Management Systems

q     Recycling of Construction Materials

q     Surveying

 

 

EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

2009 – Present

Dean of Faculty of Engineering, the Islamic University   of Gaza.

 

2007 – Present

Professor of highway Engineering, Civil Eng. Dept., Faculty of Engineering, the Islamic University of Gaza.

Teaching courses of highway engineering, and road construction and maintenance.

 

2003 – 2007

Associate Professor of highway Engineering, Civil Eng. Dept., Faculty of Engineering, the Islamic University of Gaza, teaching courses of highway engineering, and road construction and maintenance.

 

Teaching advanced courses of structural design and pavement maintenance and supervising several thesis in master program of infrastructure. 

 

2000 – 2003

Director of the Construction Materials & Soil Laboratories, Faculty of Engineering, the Islamic University of Gaza.

 

2000 – 2001

Head of Civil Eng. Dept., Faculty of Engineering, the Islamic University   of Gaza.

 

 

1996 – 2001

Assistant Professor of highway Engineering, Civil Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, the Islamic University of Gaza, teaching courses of surveying, highway engineering, and road construction and maintenance.

 

1995

Ph.D. in Highway Engineering. The thesis is titled “Evaluation of Bearing Capacity of Bituminous Pavements”, Karlsruhe University.

 

1991 – 1996

Lecturer and Research Associate; Institute of Highway and Railway Engineering, Karlsruhe University.

 

Fields:

·         Pavement Maintenance Management: Evaluation of Highways in different districts using modern monitoring equipment (Falling Weight Deflectometer, High-Speed Road Monitor; etc..). This was a joint project between Karlsruhe University and the Ministry of Transportation (Bonn, Germany).

·         Pavement and Materials: Design and construction of a Test Road using the slag as artificial aggregates. This was a joint project between Karlsruhe University (Karlsruhe, Germany) and the Badische Stahlenwerke Company (Kehl, Germany).

·       Winter Service: Investigation of Cycling Tracks to improve service conditions and durability.  This project was carried out in several cities in Germany as joint projects between Karlsruhe University and municipalities in Germany.

 

1989- 1991

Advanced Studies in Highway Engineering;

Karlsruhe University.

 

1988 – 1989

Design Engineer & Project Supervisor; 

Obermayer Consulting Firm & Zueblin Company, West Germany.

 

1981- 1988

Diplom in Civil Engineering (Structural Engineering);

Karlsruhe University, Karlsruhe, West Germany.

 

PROFESSIONAL  ACTIVITIES (Conferences & Workshops, Consultations & Community Service) :

 

Conferences & Workshops: Participating in several scientific conferences and workshops, including the:

 

·         Head of the 3nd Architectural Heritage Conference organized by Center for Architectural Heritage.  April 2011, Islamic University of Gaza. Palestine.

·         Head of the 3rd International Conference on Engineering and Gaza Reconstruction.  October 2010, Islamic University of Gaza. Palestine.

·         Head of the 2nd Architectural Heritage Conference organized by Center for Architectural Heritage sponsored by UNESCO, April 2010, Islamic University of Gaza. Palestine.

·         Head of Technological and Engineering Meeting May 2010, Islamic University of Gaza. Palestine.

·         Participating in the Fifth International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century (CITC-V) “Collaboration and Integration in Engineering, Management and Technology” May 20-22, 2009, Istanbul, Turkey.

·         Participating in the Second International Engineering Conference on Construction and Development (held in Gaza on 3- 4 September 2007). Islamic University of Gaza. Palestine

·         Participating in the International Conference On Engineering and City Development 22- 23 September 2003, Islamic University of Gaza. Palestine, Gaza 2003.

·         Representation of Palestine and the Islamic University of Gaza at the Conference on the Role of Scientific Research of Minimum Cost Road Projects, Damascus, Syria, May 1999.

·         Representation of the University of Karlsruhe at the International Conference on Highway and Transportation Engineering, Karlsruhe, Germany, October 1995.

 

Consultations & Community Service:

 

Pavement Evaluation (Arbitrator):

·         Khalil Al-Wazeer Street in Beit Hanon City in the Gaza Strip in cooperation with municipality of Beit Hanon, June 2004.

·         Paved Campus of the Solid Waste Management Council, Gaza North Governorate, Beit Lahia, January 2004.

·         Runway of International Gaza Airport in cooperation with Palestinian Aviation Authority and Engineering Association in Gaza, Sep. 2003.

·         Al-Shohadaa Street in Boreej Camp in the Gaza Strip in cooperation with municipality of Boreej, September. 2002.

 

 

Training Courses:

      Teaching engineers in several courses in cooperation with Community Service  &           

      Continuing Center (CSCEC), Islamic University of Gaza, including:

·         Training course in "Road Design and Paving" (30 hrs, 15. Jan – 1. March 2007) Funded by Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA). Implemented by Universal Group for Engineering and Consulting (Maalem) in Cooperation with Northern Gaza Local Authorities.

·         Training course in "Structural Design of Road Pavements" (30 hrs, 30.March – 20.April  2006).

·         Training course in "Design and Maintenance of Road Pavements" (45 hrs, 12.February – 18.March 2006).

·         Training course in "Asphalt Paving, Technology & Quality Control"           (30 hrs, June – July 2005).

·         Training course in "Construction Materials Testing"  (30 hrs, November –December 2002).

·         Training course in "Road Design & Maintenance" (24 hrs, 01-22 December 2001).

·         Training course in "Construction Materials Testing & Analyzing the Result" (30 hrs, 07.March – 25.April  1998).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PUBLICATIONS:

 

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Jendia, S.; Besaiso H.: " Recycling of Demolition Debris as Subbase and Base Course in Road Pavements in Palestine." Six International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century (CITC-VI) “Construction Challenges in the New Decade” July 5-7, 2011, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

 

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1.       Jendia, S.; Radenberg, M.: “ Bases of Pavement Design According to AASHTO in Comparison with the German RStO 01 Design Guidelines" (Published in German), Strasse + Autobahn , Cologne, Germany, Dec. 2010.

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3.      Jendia, S.; Hussein, M., Al-qeeq, F.: “Analytical Study to Develop the Quality of Instructions within Engineering Faculty at the Islamic University of Gaza“. 5th International Forum on Engineering Education: Engineering Education in the 21st Century – Quality, Globalization and Local Relevance, University of Sharjah, 23-25 Nov. 2010.

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Jendia, S.; ElAstal, I.: " Proposal for Evaluation Management of Concrete Block Pavement (Interlock Pavement) with new Pavement Condition Index." Fifth International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century

(CITC-V) “Collaboration and Integration in Engineering, Management and Technology” May 20-22, 2009, Istanbul, Turkey.

 

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5.       Jendia, S. "A Proposal for Development of Scientific Research in the Universities and Technical Faculties.” (Published in Arabic), Workshop for Methodologies of Scientific Research Development 18 March 2008, Islamic University of Gaza Palestine 2008.

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7.       Jendia, S. "The Use of Benkelman Beam for Structural Evaluation of Pavement in the Gaza Strip.” The Second International Conference On Construction and Development 18- 19 June, Islamic University of Gaza Palestine 2007 (Postponed on 3-4 Sept. 2007).

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9.      Jendia, S.: "Development of a specification for asphalt binder course in Palestine based on the German ZTV Asphalt-StB, international and regional specifications”, Strasse und Autobahn (April 2007), Cologne, Germany, (published in German).

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11.  Jendia, S.: "The Use of  Bitumen-Stabilized Kurkar (Calcareous Sandstone) as Asphalt Road Base Material"  Journal of Al Azhar University Engineering Sector (JAUES), (Oct. 2006), Cairo Egypt 2006.

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13.  Jendia, S.: “Analysis Study of  Traffic Loads on Road Pavements in the Gaza Strip” (Published in Arabic),  Journal of Al Azhar University Engineering Sector (JAUES), (Oct. 2006), Cairo Egypt 2006.

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15.  Jendia, S.; Jarada, A.: "Traffic Opening Time and Time Available for Compaction for Fresh Asphalt Layer Using Slab Specimens Model ". Journal of the Islamic University, Series of Natural Studies and Engineering Volume 15 Number 1 (January 2006), Islamic University of Gaza, Gaza Palestine 2006.

 

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16.   Jendia, S.; Al Hallaq, M.: "Development of a Pavement Maintenance Management System (PMMS) for Gaza City". Journal of the Islamic University, Series of Natural Studies and Engineering Volume 13.

17.   Number 1 (January 2005), Islamic University of Gaza, Gaza Palestine 2005.

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19.   Jendia, S.; Krass, K.: “Adaptation of German Guidelines RStO 01 for Concrete Block Pavement Design in the Gaza Strip.” (Published in German), Strasse + Autobahn (Feb. 2004), Cologne, Germany, 2004.

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21.   Jendia, S. "The Use of Cement-Stabilized Kurkar (Calcareous Sandstone) as a Road Base Material”. International Conference On Engineering and City Development 22- 23 September 2003, Islamic University of Gaza Palestine 2003.

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23.   Jendia, S.: “Production of asphalt with mineral aggregates of Palestine based on the German regulation ZTV Asphalt-StB 94.” (Published in German), Strasse + Autobahn (April 2002), Cologne, Germany, 2002.

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25.   Jendia, S.: Highway Engineering – Structural Design, (Published in Arabic), Gaza, Palestine, 2000.

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27.   Jendia, S.: “Use of Artificial Aggregates in Road Pavement”, (Published in Arabic), Conference on the Role of Scientific Research of Minimum Cost Road Projects, Damascus, May 1999.

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Jendia, S.: “Evaluation of Bearing Capacity of Asphalt Roads using Falling-Weight-Deflectometer” (Published in German), Zeitschrift der Palaestinensischen Wissenschaftlischen Gesellschaft e.v., Germany, Heft2, May 1996.

 

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Jendia, S.: “Evaluation of Bearing Capacity of Bituminous Roads” (Published in German), Publications of Institute fuer Strassen und Eisenbahnwesen der UNI Karlsruhe (TH) , Germany, Heft 45, 1995.

 

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29.   Jendia, S.: “Analysis of Falling-Weight-Deflectometer and Data Interpretations” (Published in German), Forschungsgesellschaft fuer Strassen-und Verkehrswesen, Arbeitsgruppe Fahrzeug und Fahrbahn, Cologne, Germany, Oct. 1995.

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Jendia, S. and et. al.: “Investigation of Cycling Tracks to Improve Service Conditions and Durability” (Published in German), Forschung Strassenbau und Strassen Verkehrstechnik, Bundesminister fuer Verkehr, Bonn, Germany, 1995.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MEMBERSHIP IN  PROFESSIONAL  SOCIETIES:

 

2009 – 2011

·    Head of Accreditation Committee – Engineering Certificates, Ministry of Education, Palestine.

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2009 – Present

·    Member of Council of the Islamic University of Gaza.

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2009 – Present

·    Head of Council of Engineering Faculty, the Islamic University of Gaza.

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2007 – 2009

·    Member of Council of Engineering Faculty, the Islamic University of Gaza.

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·     Chair of Seminars and Workshops – Committee, Engineering Faculty, the Islamic University of Gaza.

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Member of the Research Council of the Islamic University of Gaza.

 

2006 – Present

·    Founder-member and Vice President of  the Palestinian German Association for Academicers (PGAA).

 

Member of  Material Testing Laboratory Council  of the Association of  Engineers – Gaza.

 

Member of the Council  of the Association of  Engineers – Gaza.

2006 – 2007

Chair of  the Scientific Committee of the Second International Engineering Conference on Construction and Development (held in Gaza on 3- 4 September 2007).

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2005 – 2009

·     Member of the Curriculum Committee,  Civil Engineering Department, the Islamic University of Gaza.

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2004 – Present

·     Chair of the Infrastructure – Master Program, Civil Engineering Department, the Islamic University of Gaza.

 

·     Member and Chair of the Graduation Projects Committee, Civil Engineering Department, the Islamic University of Gaza.

 

·    Accredited Arbitrator in the Ministry of Justice, Category I in the Field of Civil Engineering Disputes.  Gaza, Palestinian National Authority.

 

2000 – 2003

·    Member of Council of Engineering Faculty, the Islamic University of Gaza.

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1998 – 2000

·    Chair of the International-Relationship Committee at the Islamic University of Gaza.

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1997 – 1999

Coordinator for seminars and workshops, Civil Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, the Islamic University of Gaza.

 

1997 – 1998

·    Chair of the Technical Committee for Roads Evaluation in Gaza, assigned by the General Inspection Authority (Nov. 1997-Jan. 1998). 

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1996 – Present

·     Member of Council of Civil Engineering Department, the Islamic University of Gaza.

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1996

·    Founder-member of the Association for Industrial Pollution Prevention in Gaza.

 

·    Founder-member of the German-Palestinian Friendship Society.

1994 – Present

·    Member of the German Road and Transportation Research Association (FGSV), Cologne, Germany.

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1990- Present

·     Member of the Association of Engineers – Gaza, Membership No. 1279.

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AWARDS:

1997

Winner of Kirchhoff Prize, awarded for the best research in the field of Pavement Design (Bearing Capacity of Bituminous Roads, Stuttgart,  Germany.).

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Languages:

·                        Arabic, German, and English