Mohamed Al-Atroush, Ph.D., D.Eng, M.ASCE

Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Prince Sultan University

Mohamed Ezzat is an Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Prince Sultan University (PSU), KSA. His area of specialty is geotechnical Engineering, with an emphasis on resilient infrastructure applications. He obtained his MSc in 2013 and a Ph.D. in 2018, both at Ain Shams University, Egypt. He has several publications in different prestigious journals. After joining PSU in 2019, he participated in founding the Structures and materials (S&M) research lab. Between 2020 and 2022, he was awarded five different research grants for his studies in the area of resilient and sustainable infrastructures. He was also awarded the PSU research excellence 2nd prize in 2021.

M.E. Al-Atroush is the secretary of the American Society of Civil Engineers for the Saudi Arabia Section and a member of the soil improvement technical committee at ASCE Geotechnical Institute (GI). He is also a member of the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE) and the Fabricated Geomembranes Institute (FGI). As well as he is the founder and faculty advisor of the ASCE Student Chapter at Prince Sultan University.

In addition to his academic work, he is a licensed professional engineer and has been the principal of a geotechnical engineering consulting firm. He provided geotechnical expertise for more than 250 projects throughout the Middle East, involving site investigations, problematic soils, evaluation of the stability of slopes and escarpments, construction and permanent dewatering, design of deep excavation support, traditional and specialized lab testing, field monitoring, geophysical studies, foundation and bridge design, the effect of tunnel induced ground deformations on the adjacent surface and underground structures.