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Faress H. Hraib


Advisor/Mentor: Riyadh A. Hindi
Sponsor/Grant: IDOT
Program Start: Fall 2015



Faress Hraib joined the Civil Engineering PhD program at Saint Louis University in fall 2015. He has obtained his MS degree in Civil Engineering from the American University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates in 2015, where he also served as a teaching assistant during his Master’s years. Mr. Hraib, did his undergraduate studies at Damascus University in Syria, from which he graduated in 2012 and earned a BS degree in Civil Engineering. 


Mr. Hraib’s research interest are in areas such bridges engineering, composite materials and concrete strengthening, finite element modeling, fatigue and fraction, and seismic design.