Dr. Ahmed Elshaer, P.Eng. is an Assistant Professor at the Civil Engineering and the Coordinator of the Ph.D. in Civil Engineering at Lakehead University. Dr. Elshaer is a structural/wind researcher who has participated in many mega-scale projects in Canada and overseas.
Dr. Elshaer’s research laboratory included 4 Ph.D. students, 5 MSc students and 10 undergraduate research students. He has extensive experience with structural dynamics, wind engineering and High-Performance Computing (HPC).
His research work aims at addressing the sustainability and resiliency challenges facing our built environment through experimental and numerical approaches. He was the recipient of many prestigious awards including the Alan Davenport Award of Excellence, Contribution to Teaching (CTA) award, and the Lakehead Merit Award.
- Wind Engineering (wind-structure interaction, aerodynamics and wind load evaluation)
- (Artificial Intelligence)-based optimization
- Finite element and applied element methods
- Multihazard risk assessment and mitigation of structures and cities
- Structural dynamics and wind flow simulations using High-performance computing (HPC)