Islam Mantawy, Ph.D., P.E.

Islam Mantawy, Ph.D., P.E.

Islam Mantawy, Ph.D., P.E.
Assistant Professor

Islam Mantawy, Ph.D., P.E.
Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Rowan Hall 230


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Ph.D., University of Nevada, Reno (2016)                                                                               
M.S., Ain Shams University (2013)                                                                                        
B.S., Ain Shams University, (2010)

Impactful Research Areas:
    Green Construction
    Sustainable Materials & Processes
    Digital Engineering
    Infrastructure & Transportation

Research Expertise:
Structural Engineering; Bridge Engineering; Additive Construction; Accelerated Construction and Repair; Machine Learning Structural Health Monitoring; Hazard Protective Systems; Resilience-Based Design; Sustainability 
With general research interest in Structural and Bridge Engineering. Dr. Mantawy research group aims at developing technologies that can advance structural and bridge engineering. These technologies are accelerated construction and repair; additive and subtracted construction; machine learning based structural health prediction; hazard protective systems and netzero to zero emissive construction technologies and infrastructure. The developed technologies contribute to resilience and sustainability in structural engineering and construction.

Honors and Awards:
2020 Institute of Structural Engineers (IStructE), Best Research Paper

Professional Memberships:
American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE)
Structural Engineering Institute (SEI)
Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI)
TRB Committee on Construction of Bridges and Structures (TRB AKC40)
ASCE's Infrastructure Resilience Division Emerging Technologies Committee

Recent Publications:
Mantawy, I.M., & Mantawy, M.O., (2022) “Convolutional Neural Network Based Structural Health Monitoring for Rocking Bridge System by Encoding Time- Series into Images.” Structural Control and Health Monitoring.

Rehmat, S., Sadeghnejad, A., Mantawy, I. M., & Azizinamini, A. (2021). Experimental study on concrete filled steel tubes to footing connection using ultra-high performance concrete. Engineering Structures, 242, 112540.

Javed, A., Mantawy, I.M., & Azizinamini, A. (2021) “3D Printing of Ultra-High-Performance Concrete for Robotic Bridge Construction.” Transportation Research Record

Valikhani, A., Jahromi, A. J., Mantawy, I. M., & Azizinamini, A. (2020). “Effect of mechanical connectors on interface shear strength between concrete substrates and UHPC: Experimental and numerical studies and proposed design equation.” Construction and Building Materials, 120587.

Valikhani, A., Jaberi Jahromi, A., Pouyanfar, S., Mantawy, I. M., & Azizinamini, A. (2020). “Machine learning and image processing approaches for estimating concrete surface roughness using basic cameras.” Computer Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering.