• Developing a framework for pre-design process simulation for green buildings 

      Nookala, Srinivasa; Said, Hisham; Kandil, Amr; Cai, Hubo; Al-Derham, Hassan; ... more authors ( American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) , 2012 , Conference Paper)
      There is an increasing awareness towards the construction of sustainable green buildings. Green rating systems worldwide, such as LEED, are providing standards to aid in the construction of green building. During the ...
    • Integrated performance assessment model for water distribution networks 

      El-Abbasy, Mohammed S.; El Chanati, Hisham; Mosleh, Fadi; Senouci, Ahmed; Zayed, Tarek; ... more authors ( Taylor and Francis Ltd. , 2016 , Article)
      The American infrastructure report card in 2013 rated the US water system infrastructure with grade of ‘D’. The Canadian infrastructure report card in 2012 stated that around 15.4% of Canada’s water infrastructure has a ...
    • Locating leaks in water mains using noise loggers 

      El-Abbasy, Mohammed S.; Mosleh, Fadi; Senouci, Ahmed; Zayed, Tarek; Al-Derham, Hassan ( American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) , 2016 , Article)
      Because of their potential danger to public health, economic loss, environmental damage, and energy waste, underground water pipelines leaks have received more attention globally. Researchers have proposed active leakage ...
    • Medication Sector in Qatar: Hand in Hand Facing the Blockade 

      Fakhro, Jassim; Al-Derham, Hassan; Diab, Mohammad; Al-Khal, Abdul Latif; Sulaiti, Ahmed; ... more authors (2018 , Conference Program)
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    • Modeling of the sustainability goal and objective setting process in the predesign phase of green institutional building projects 

      Said, Hisham; Kandil, Amr; Nookala, Srinivasa Bhaskar Syam; Cai, Hubo; El-Gafy, Mohammed; ... more authors ( American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) , 2014 , Article)
      The process of constructing a sustainable green building presents a number of challenges compared with regular buildings. Additional work and documentation is needed in every stage of the project life cycle for the sustainable ...
    • Multi-Criteria Decision Making Models for Water Pipelines 

      El Chanati, Hisham; El-Abbasy, Mohammed S.; Mosleh, Fadi; Senouci, Ahmed; Abouhamad, Mona; ... more authors ( American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) , 2016 , Article)
      The deterioration of water pipelines leads to impaired water quality, increased breakage rate, and reduced hydraulic capacity. The planning of maintenance programs for water pipelines is essential to minimize health and ...
    • Multicriteria Decision-Making Methodology for Credit Selection in Building Sustainability Rating Systems 

      Attallah, Sherif Omar; Kandil, Amr; Senouci, Ahmed; Al-Derham, Hassan ( American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) , 2017 , Article)
      Uncertainty is an inherent characteristic of decision making related to sustainable construction projects. The main reason for this uncertainty is the incomplete information available to stakeholders on the relative impact ...
    • Optimizing postdisaster reconstruction planning for damaged transportation networks 

      Orabi, Wallied; El-Rayes, Khaled; Senouci, Ahmed B.; Al-Derham, Hassan ( American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) , 2009 , Article)
      The limited availability of reconstruction resources is one of the main challenges that often confront postdisaster recovery of damaged transportation networks. This requires an effective and efficient deployment and ...
    • Optimizing resource utilization during the recovery of civil infrastructure systems 

      Orabi, Wallied; Senouci, Ahmed B.; El-Rayes, Khaled; Al-Derham, Hassan ( American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) , 2010 , Article)
      Postdisaster recovery efforts of damaged civil infrastructure systems need to be optimized in order to alleviate the adverse impacts of natural disasters on local societies and economies. This paper presents an innovative ...
    • Organizational behavior attributes and sustainable construction adoption: An econometric analysis using data from Qatar 

      Hassan, Mohamed E.; Kandil, Amr; Senouci, Ahmed; Al-Derham, Hassan ( American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) , 2016 , Article)
      Despite the efforts of governments to promote sustainable construction practices, the decision to adopt sustainability practices largely falls upon the firms involved in construction projects. This paper presents an ...
    • Planning post-disaster reconstruction efforts of damaged transportation networks 

      Orabi, Wallied; El-Rayes, Khaled; Senouci, Ahmed; Al-Derham, Hassan ( American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) , 2009 , Conference Paper)
      Planning, Reconstruction Efforts, Transportation, Network Analysis. Planning the reconstruction efforts of damaged transportation networks in the aftermath of natural disasters is a challenging task due to the limited ...