Special Session 1:

Sustainable Engineering and Environmental Technologies


Chair: Professor Dr. Khalid Najim

Sustainable Structural Engineering

Co-Chair: Prof. Dr. Ibrahim A. Al-Jumaili

Design and Concrete Technology


This special session is organised and supported by the University of Anbar

Session Committee:

Assist Prof Dr Ameer A. Hilal
Design and Concrete Technology
Assist Prof Dr Akram S. Mahmoud
Structural Engineering
Assist Prof Dr Sadeq O. Sulaiman
Water Resources Engineering
Assist Prof Dr Mohammed A. Ahmid
Lecturer Dr Ahmed N. Awad
Chemical Technologies


The Environmental Technologies theme aims to address the current challenges facing the Built Environment in the Middle East and beyond. In the past 15 Years, the Gulf States and the Middle East, at large, have witnessed unprecedented growth in infrastructure and real estate which have had a significant impact not only on the economic growth and well being of people but also on the environment. This Theme will provide an opportunity for professionals and researchers to learn, share and exchange the latest developments and research in all aspects of the Built Environment, i.e. Architectural, Civil Engineering, Construction and Environmental changes. The theme will have a specific focus on utilizing advanced technologies, including sensors, in improving the performance of the industry, reducing the impact on the environment and maximizing learning and education in this field.

The theme welcomes research papers on any of the following:


  • Energy Efficient Buildings
  • Self-sustained Buildings
  • Energy Monitoring in Buildings
  • Carbon Footprint of Buildings
  • Sustainable Infrastructure Engineering
  • Sustainable Construction Materials
  • Building Performance
  • Materials and Technologies
  • The Use of Sensors in Building Performance Monitoring
  • Producing and Industrial Engineering
  • Heat Transfer Enhancement Techniques and Renewable Energy

Waste and water

  • Waste minimisation
  • Waste Reduction
  • Waste monitoring and separation
  • Waste pollution monitoring
  • Quality Monitoring using innovative technologies and sensors
  • Water Resources and Waste Water Management

Environmental Monitoring

  • Pollution monitoring
  • Climate Change monitoring
  • Computer Aided Design/Digital Aided Design
  • Innovation in education and training using e-learning platforms


International Review Committee:
  • Dr Ihsan Khalaf Irthiea, Iraq
  • Dr Hamdi E. Ahmed, Iraq
  • Dr. Mohamuned Ahmed, Iraq
  • Dr Ameer A. Hilal, Iraq
  • Dr Ahmed N Awad, Iraq
  • Prof. Dr. Abdulkader Ismail Al-Hadithi, Iraq
  • Dr Sadeq Oleiwi Sulaiman, Iraq
  • Dr. Ahmed Tareq Noaman, Iraq
  • Dr. Yousif A. Mansoor, Iraq
  • Dr. Akram S. Mahmoud, Iraq