Selected Publications

Waqar, A.; Othman, I.; Almujibah, H.; Khan, M.B.; Alotaibi, S.; Elhassan, A.A.M. “Factors Influencing Adoption of Digital Twin Advanced Technologies for Smart City Development: Evidence from Malaysia”, Buildings 2023, 13, 775. buildings13030775.

Adil A.M. Elhassan , Mohammed Mnzool , Hichem Smaoui , Abir Jendoubi , Bushra M.E. Elnaim, Maged Faihan Alotaibi “Effect of clay mineral content on soil strength parameters” Alexandria Engineering Journal

Muhammad Yousuf Jat Baloch  , Wenjing Zhang , Baig Abdullah Al Shoumik , Anam Nigar, Adil A. M. Elhassan , Ali. E. A. Elshekh, Maaz Osman Bashir, Ahmed Fathi Mohamed Salih Ebrahim , Khalaf alla Adam Mohamed  and Javed Iqbal “Hydrogeochemical Mechanism Associated with Land Use Land Cover Indices Using Geospatial, Remote Sensing Techniques, and Health Risks Model " Sustainability Journal 2022, 14, 16768. Received: 16 November 2022 / Revised: 29 November 2022 / Accepted: 9 December 2022 / Published: 14 December 2022.

Hamad Almujibah; Afaq Khattak; Saleh Alotaibi; Raed Alahmdi; Adil Elhassan; Abdullah H. Alshahri; Caroline Mongina Matara

acceptance for the manuscript (sustainability-2193132) titled: Two-Level-Full-Factorial Design Approach for the Analysis of Multi-Lane Highway Section under Saturated and Unsaturated Traffic Flow Conditions, sustainability 2023, 15, 9194.

Catastrophic failure of nacre under pure shear stresses of torsion S Alghamdi, T Tan, C Hale-Sills, F Vilmont, T Xia, J Yang, D Huston, ... Scientific reports 7 (1), 13123         Vehicle-camel collisions in Saudi Arabia: Application of single and multi-stage deep learning object detectors S Alghamdi, A Algethami, T Tan Ain Shams Engineering Journal, 102328 Determining the mix design method for normal strength concrete using machine learning SJ Alghamdi Journal of Umm Al-Qura University for Engineering and Architecture, 1-10 A Preliminary Study on the Flexural Behavior of Nacre-Inspired Cementitious Materials M Alsharif, F Du, S Althobaiti, M Alahmari, H Alattas, A Aljahani, T Tan, ... JOM 74 (9), 3445-3453      Classifying High Strength Concrete Mix Design Methods Using Decision Trees SJ Alghamdi Materials 15 (5), 1950

Compaction Effort for Uniform Laboratory-Prepared Cohesionless Soil Bed - Shaft Resistance of Displacement Piles in Over consolidated Cohesionless Soils - Flexural response and load capacity of reinforced concrete beams strengthened with reinforced mortar layer - Performance of plain concrete and cement blocks with cement partially replaced by cement kiln dust.

USAMA H. ISSA, S. A. Mosaad and, M. Salah Hassan,” Evaluation and Selection of ‎Construction Projects Based on Risk Analysis”, Structures Journal, Elsevier, (27), (Indexed by ‎ISI (Q2) and Scopus Q1), 2020.‎ 

M Alwetaishi, A. Balabel, A. Abdelhafiz, USAMA H. ISSA, I. Sharaky, A. Shamseldin, M. Al-‎Surf, M. Al-Harthi, and M Gadi, “User Thermal Comfort in Historic Buildings: Evaluation of ‎the Potential of Thermal Mass, Orientation, Evaporative Cooling and ‎Ventilation”, Sustainability journal, (12), 2020 (Indexed by ISI (Q2) and Scopus).‎ 

A. Shamseldin, A. Balabel, M Alwetaishi, A. Abdelhafiz, USAMA H. ISSA, I. Sharaky, I M. ‎Al-Surf, and M. Al-Harthi, “Adjustment of the Indoor Environmental Quality Assessment ‎Field for Taif City-Saudi Arabia”, Sustainability journal, (12), 2020 (Indexed by ISI (Q2) and ‎Scopus).‎ 

USAMA H. ISSA, Ashraf Balabel, Mohammed Abdelhakeem, Medhat M. A. Osman, ‎‎“Developing a Risk Model for Assessment and Control of the Spread of COVID-19”, Risks, 9 ‎‎(2), 2021, (Scopus).‎ 

Ashraf Balabel, Nagy I. Elkalashy, Mohammed Abdel-Hakeem, USAMA H. ISSA, ‎‎“Application of Solar Energy Technology in Green Healthcare Camps for Fighting COVID-19 ‎Outbreak in Saudi Arabia”, Journal of Advanced Research in Fluid Mechanics and Thermal ‎Sciences 81(1), 2021, (Scopus).‎ 

USAMA H. ISSA, Khaled Gamal Marouf, Hamdy B.‎‏ ‏Faheem” Analysis of risk factors ‎affecting the main execution activities of roadways construction projects”, Journal of King ‎Saud University-Engineering Sciences, May 2021 (Scopus, Q1).‎ 

I. Sharaky, USAMA H. ISSA, M Alwetaishi, A. Abdelhafiz,  A. Shamseldin, M. Al-Surf, M. Al-‎Harthi, and A. Balabel, “Strength and Water Absorption of Sustainable Concrete Produced ‎with Recycled Basaltic Concrete Aggregates and Powder”, Sustainability journal, (13), 2021,  ‎‎(Indexed by ISI (Q2) and Scopus).‎ 

USAMA H. ISSA, I. Sharaky, M Alwetaishi, A. Balabel, A. Shamseldin, A. Abdelhafiz, M. Al-‎Surf, M. Al-Harthi, and Medhat M. Osman, “Developing and Applying a Model for Evaluating ‎Risks Affecting Greening Existing Buildings”, Sustainability journal, (13), 2021,  (Indexed by ‎ISI (Q2) and Scopus).‎ 

Sayed F. Abdelwahab, USAMA H. ISSA, Hossam M. Ashour, “A Novel Vaccine Selection ‎Decision-Making Model (VSDMM) for COVID-19”, Vaccines journal, (9), 2021, (Indexed by ‎ISI (Q2) and Scopus).‎ 

M. Al-Surf, A. Balabel, M. Alwetaishi, A. Abdelhafiz, USAMA H. ISSA, I.A. Sharaky, A.K. ‎Shamseldin, and M. Al-Harthi, “Stakeholder’s Perspective on Green Building Rating Systems ‎in Saudi Arabia: The Case of LEED, Mostadam, and the SDGs”, Sustainability journal, (13), ‎‎2021, (Indexed by ISI (Q2) and Scopus).‎ 

USAMA H. ISSA, Muwaffaq Alqurashi, and Ibrahim Salama” Qualitative Analysis of Risks ‎Affecting the Delivery of Land Surveying Project Activities”, Sustainability journal, (13), 2021, ‎‎(Indexed by ISI (Q2) and Scopus).‎ 

A. Balabel, M. Alwetaishi, A. Abdelhafiz, USAMA H. ISSA, I.A. Sharaky, A.K. Shamseldin, ‎M. ‎Al-Surf, M. Al-Harthi, “Potential of Solatube technology as passive daylight systems for ‎‎sustainable buildings in Saudi Arabia”, Alexandria Engineering Journal (Elsevier), 2022, ISSN: ‎‎‎1110-0168 (indexed by ISI (Q1) and Scopus).‎ 

A Abdelhafiz, A Balabel, M Alwetaishi, A Shamseldin, USAMA H. ISSA, I Sharaky, M. Al-‎Surf, and M. Al-Harthi, “‎An innovative approach to check buildings insulation efficiency using ‎thermal cameras”, Ain Shams Engineering Journal 13 (5), 2022 (indexed by ISI (Q1) and ‎Scopus‎).‎ 

USAMA H. ISSA, F. Saeed, Y. Miky, M. Alqurashi, E. Osman, “ Hybrid AHP-Fuzzy TOPSIS ‎Approach for Selecting Deep Excavation Support System”. Buildings. 2022; 12(3), ‎(Indexed by ‎ISI (Q2) and Scopus)‎  USAMA H. ISSA, Khaled Gamal Marouf and Hamdy B. Faheem, “Responsibility and ‎Allocation for Risks Affecting Road’s Construction”, Mansoura engineering journal, (mej), vol. ‎‎47, issue 5, October 2022.‎

A. Bestawy, T. Eltahawy, A. Alsaluli , A. Almaliki and M. Alqurashi  (2020):” Reduction of local scour around a bridge pier by using different shapes of pier slots and collars”Water science and Technology: Water Supply, IWA Publishing, Volume 20 Issue 3: 1006 -1015.  

Ibrahim El Shinnawy, Ashraf Bestawy and Tarek EL Tahawy (2017):” Assessment and Management of Flash Floods for Sustainable Development in Al-Sail Al Kabir Area, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia” International Journal of Applied Engineering Research ISSN 0973-4562 Volume 12, Number 11, pp. 2807-2814  BESTAWY, A. (2013): “NEW SHAPES OF BAFFLE PIERS USED IN STILLING BASINS AS ENERGY DISSIPATORS" Asian Transactions on Engineering ATE, Volume 03 Issue 01, ISSN: 2221-4267.

Gomaa E., Arafat A.A., El-Nagdy K.A., “Fuzzy Logic-Based Analytic Hierarchy Process and Principal Component Analyses for Optimal Surface Mining Techniques”, proceeding of Journal of Petroleum and Mining Engineering 23 (2) 2021, DOI:10.21608/jpme.2021.98758.1097, Suez University, Egypt, 2021. PP. 92 101.

Arafat A.A., Gomaa E. Khaled A. El-nagdy, “A Preliminary Study in Creating a Digital Contour Map Using Google Earth as a Data Source”, proceeding of Scientific and practical conference dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the Department of Geodesy and Cartography, "XXI century: Infrastructure of Geospatial data and space in-formation. Innovations, ways of effective use”, Baku State University, Baku, Azerbaijan, 6-7 December 2022, PP 74 -80.

Hua Zhang, Zhenyu Wu, Qingliang Shi, Awais Khan, Saeed Rad, Asfandyar Shahab, Habib Ullah, Enas Ali, Ahmed A. Arafat, Honghu Zeng, Liudan Luo, “Fabrication and characterization of magnetic eucalyptus carbon for efficient Cr(VI) removal in aqueous solution and its mechanisms”, Arabian Journal of Chemistry (2023), doi: