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rawaz.kurda@tecnico.ulisboa.pt

Rawaz Kurda

Researcher

Interests:
 

·         Supplementary cementitious materials;

·         Construction and demolition waste;

·         Sustainable concrete and mortar;

·         Life Cycle Assessment;

·         Costs (economy);

·         Multi criteria analysis;

·         Material science;

·         Optimization;

·         Geopolymer concrete;

·         Alkali-activated materials.

Title Authors Year Volume DOI Journal Impact factor Clar.Analytics CERIS Members
Experimental investigation of eco-friendly high strength fiber-reinforced concrete developed with combined incorporation of tyre-steel fiber and fly ash Akhtar, T.; Ali, B.; Ben Kahla, N.; Kurda, R.; Rizwan, M.; Mohsin Javed, M.; Raza, A. 2022 V. 314 (art. 125626) 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2021.125626 Construction and Building Materials 7.693 Rawaz Kurda
Investigation of physical, strength, and ductility characteristics of concrete reinforced with banana (Musaceae) stem fiber Ali, B.; Azab, M.; Ahmed, H.; Kurda, R.; El Ouni, M.H.; Elhag, A.B. 2022 V. 61 (art. 105024) 10.1016/j.jobe.2022.105024 Journal of Building Engineering 7.144 Hawreen Hasan Ahmed, Rawaz Kurda
Effect of type and volume fraction of recycled-tire steel fiber on durability and mechanical properties of concrete Ali, B.; Farooq, M.A.; Kurda, R.; Alyousef, R.; Noman, M.; Alabduljabbar, H. 2022 10.1080/19648189.2022.2103590 European Journal of Environmental and Civil Engineering 2.187 Rawaz Kurda
Life cycle assessment (LCA) of precast concrete blocks utilizing ground granulated blast furnace slag Ali, B.; Ouni, M.H.E.; Kurda, R. 2022 V. 29, n.º 55(83580-83595 10.1007/s11356-022-21570-7 Environmental Science and Pollution Research 5.190 Rawaz Kurda
Behaviour of RC beams strengthened with FRP strips under combined action of torsion and bending Askandar, N.H.; Mahmood, A.D.; Kurda, R. 2022 V. 26, n.º 9(4263-4279 10.1080/19648189.2020.1847690 European Journal of Environmental and Civil Engineering 2.187 Rawaz Kurda
Environmental and Economic Comparison of Natural and Recycled Aggregates Using LCA Dias, A.; Nezami, S.; Silvestre, J.; Kurda, R.; Silva, R.; Martins, I.; de Brito, J. 2022 V. 7, n.º 4 (art. 43) 10.3390/recycling7040043 Recycling Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito, José Dinis Silvestre, Rui Vasco Pacheco Santos da Silva, Rawaz Kurda, Salem Alnezami
Comparison Between Two Nonlinear Models to Predict the Stress–Strain Behavior, Modulus of Elasticity, and Toughness of the Flowable Cement Paste Emad, W.; Mohammed, A.; Kurda, R. 2022 V. 46, n.º 3(2131-2145 10.1007/s40996-021-00700-0 Iranian Journal of Science and Technology - Transactions of Civil Engineering 1.461 Rawaz Kurda
Metamodel techniques to estimate the compressive strength of UHPFRC using various mix proportions and a high range of curing temperatures Emad, W.; Mohammed, A.S.; Bras, A.; Asteris, P.G.; Kurda, R.; Muhammed, Z.; Hassan, A.M.T.; Qaidi, S.M.A.; Sihag, P. 2022 V. 349 (art. 128737) 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2022.128737 Construction and Building Materials 7.693 Rawaz Kurda
Prediction of concrete materials compressive strength using surrogate models Emad, W.; Salih Mohammed, A.; Kurda, R.; Ghafor, K.; Cavaleri, L.; , M.A.Qaidi S.; Hassan, A.M.T.; Asteris, P.G. 2022 V. 46(1243-1267 10.1016/j.istruc.2022.11.002 Structures 4.010 Rawaz Kurda
Nonlinear models to predict stress versus strain of early age strength of flowable ordinary Portland cement Emad, W.; Salih, A.; Kurda, R.; Asteris, P.G.; Hassan, A. 2022 V. 26, n.º 16(8433-8457 10.1080/19648189.2022.2028189 European Journal of Environmental and Civil Engineering 2.187 Rawaz Kurda
Computing Models to Predict the Compressive Strength of Engineered Cementitious Composites (ECC) at Various Mix Proportions Ghafor, K.; Ahmed, H.U.; Faraj, R.H.; Mohammed, A.S.; Kurda, R.; Qadir, W.S.; Mahmood, W.; Abdalla, A.A. 2022 V. 14, n.º 19 (art. 12876) 10.3390/su141912876 Sustainability 3.889 Rawaz Kurda
Pre-bcc: A novel integrated machine learning framework for predicting mechanical and durability properties of blended cement concrete Hafez, H.; Teirelbar, A.; Kurda, R.; Tošić, N.; de la Fuente, A. 2022 V. 352 (art. 129019) 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2022.129019 Construction and Building Materials 7.693 Rawaz Kurda
A Review of the Combined Effect of Fibers and Nano Materials on the Technical Performance of Mortar and Concrete Hussein, T.; Kurda, R.; Mosaberpanah, M.; Alyousef, R. 2022 V. 14, n.º 6 (art. 3464) 10.3390/su14063464 Sustainability 3.889 Rawaz Kurda
Modified Artificial Neural Networks and Support Vector Regression to Predict Lateral Pressure Exerted by Fresh Concrete on Formwork Kandiri, A.; Shakor, P.; Kurda, R.; Deifalla, A.F. 2022 V. 16, n.º 1 (art. 64) 10.1186/s40069-022-00554-4 International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 3.192 Rawaz Kurda
Mix design of concrete: Advanced particle packing model by developing and combining multiple frameworks Kurda, R.; Salih, A.; Shakor, P.; Saleh, P.; Alyousef, R.; Ahmed, H.; Aslanif, F. 2022 V. 320 (art. 126218) 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2021.126218 Construction and Building Materials 7.693 Hawreen Hasan Ahmed, Rawaz Kurda
Modeling Flexural and Compressive Strengths Behaviour of Cement-Grouted Sands Modified with Water Reducer Polymer Mahmood, W.; Mohammed, A.S.; Asteris, P.G.; Kurda, R.; Armaghani, D.J. 2022 V. 12, n.º 3 (art. 1016) 10.3390/app12031016 Applied Sciences-Basel 2.838 Rawaz Kurda
Heat-Induced Spalling of Concrete: A Review of the Influencing Factors and Their Importance to the Phenomenon Mohammed, H.; Ahmed, H.; Kurda, R.; Alyousef, R.; Deifalla, A.F. 2022 V. 15, n.º 5 (art. 1693) 10.3390/ma15051693 Materials 3.748 Hawreen Hasan Ahmed, Rawaz Kurda
Electrical conductivity, microstructures, chemical compositions, and systematic multivariable models to evaluate the effect of waste slag smelting (pyrometallurgical) on the compressive strength of concrete Piro, N.S.; Mohammed, A.S.; Hamad, S.M.; Kurda, R. 2022 V. 29, n.º 45(68488-68521 10.1007/s11356-022-20518-1 Environmental Science and Pollution Research 5.190 Rawaz Kurda
Multifunctional computational models to predict the long-term compressive strength of concrete incorporated with waste steel slag Piro, N.S.; Mohammed, A.S.; Hamad, S.M.; Kurda, R.; Qader, B.S. 2022 10.1002/suco.202200023 Structural Concrete 2.793 Rawaz Kurda
Electrical resistivity-Compressive strength predictions for normal strength concrete with waste steel slag as a coarse aggregate replacement using various analytical models Shakr Piro, N.; Mohammed, A.; Hamad, S.M.; Kurda, R. 2022 V. 327 (art. 127008) 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2022.127008 Construction and Building Materials 7.693 Rawaz Kurda
A review on the performance of concrete containing non-potable water Ali, B.; Kurda, R.; de Brito, J.; Alyousef, R. 2021 V. 11, n.º 15 (art. 6729) 10.3390/app11156729 Applied Sciences-Basel 2.679 Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito, Rawaz Kurda
Synergistic effects of fly ash and hooked steel fibers on strength and durability properties of high strength recycled aggregate concrete Ali, B.; Raza, S.S.; Kurda, R.; Alyousef, R. 2021 V. 168 (art. 105444) 10.1016/j.resconrec.2021.105444 Resources, Conservation and Recycling 13,716 Rawaz Kurda
Evaluation of mechanical and permeability characteristics of microfiber-reinforced recycled aggregate concrete with different potential waste mineral admixtures Alyousef, R.; Ali, B.; Mohammed, A.; Kurda, R.; Alabduljabbar, H.; Riaz, S. 2021 V. 14, n.º 20 (art. 5933) 10.3390/ma14205933 Materials 3.623 Rawaz Kurda
The past and future of sustainable concrete: A critical review and new strategies on cement-based materials de Brito, J.; Kurda, R. 2021 V. 281 (art. 123558) 10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.123558 Journal of Cleaner Production 9.297 Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito, Rawaz Kurda
Forecasting the mechanical properties of soilcrete using various simulation approaches Emad, W.; Salih, A.; Kurda, R. 2021 V. 34 (653-665) 10.1016/j.istruc.2021.08.018 Structures 2.983 Rawaz Kurda
Stress-stain behavior, elastic modulus, and toughness of the soilcrete modified with powder polymers Emad, W.; Salih, A.; Kurda, R. 2021 V. 295 (art. 123621) 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2021.123621 Construction and Building Materials 6.141 Rawaz Kurda
Experimental study using ASTM and BS standards and model evaluations to predict the compressive strength of the cement grouted sands modified with polymer Emad, W.; Salih, A.; Kurda, R. 2021 V. 15 (art. e00600) 10.1016/j.cscm.2021.e00600 Case Studies in Construction Materials 3.328 Rawaz Kurda
Multivariable models to forecast the mechanical properties of polymerized cement paste Emad, W.; Salih, A.; Kurda, R.; Hassan, A.M.T. 2021 V. 14 (2677-2699) 10.1016/j.jmrt.2021.07.137 Journal of Materials Research and Technology 5.039 Rawaz Kurda
Assessing the sustainability potential of alkali-activated concrete from electric arc furnace slag using the ECO2 framework Hafez, H.; Kassim, D.; Kurda, R.; Silva, R.V.; de Brito, J. 2021 V. 281 (art. 122559) 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2021.122559 Construction and Building Materials 6.141 Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito, Rui Vasco Pacheco Santos da Silva, Rawaz Kurda, Dany Azad Kareem Kassim
A whole life cycle performance-based ECOnomic and ECOlogical assessment framework (ECO2) for concrete sustainability Hafez, H.; Kurda, R.; Al-Ayish, N.; Garcia-Segura, T.; Cheung, W.M.; Nagaratnam, B. 2021 V. 292 (art. 126060) 10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.126060 Journal of Cleaner Production 9.297 Rawaz Kurda
Prediction of compressive strength of concrete modified with fly ash: Applications of neuro-swarm and neuro-imperialism models Mohammed, A.; Kurda, R.; Armaghani, D.J.; Hasanipanah, M. 2021 V. 11, n.º 5 (489-512) 10.12989/acc.2021.11.5.489 Advances in Concrete Construction 3.214 Rawaz Kurda
Prediction of compressive strength of concrete modified with fly ash: Applications of neuro-swarm and neuro-imperialism models Mohammed, A.; Kurda, R.; Armaghani, D.J.; Hasanipanah, M. 2021 V. 27, n.º 5 (489-512) 10.12989/cac.2021.27.5.489 Computers and Concrete 3.948 Rawaz Kurda
Soft computing techniques: Systematic multiscale models to predict the compressive strength of HVFA concrete based on mix proportions and curing times Mohammed, A.; Rafiq, S.; Sihag, P.; Kurda, R.; Mahmood, W. 2021 V. 33 (art. 101851) 10.1016/j.jobe.2020.101851 Journal of Building Engineering 5.318 Rawaz Kurda
Comprehensive multiscale techniques to estimate the compressive strength of concrete incorporated with carbon nanotubes at various curing times and mix proportions Piro, N.S.; Salih, A.; Hamad, S.M.; Kurda, R. 2021 V. 15 (6506-6527) 10.1016/j.jmrt.2021.11.028 Journal of Materials Research and Technology 5.039 Rawaz Kurda
Enhancing the hardened properties of recycled concrete (RC) through synergistic incorporation of fiber reinforcement and silica fume Ali, B.; Ahmed, H.; Qureshi, L.A.; Kurda, R.; Hafez, H.; Mohammed, H.; Raza, A. 2020 V. 13, n.º 18, (4112) , -. 10.3390/ma13184112 Materials 3,057 Rawaz Kurda
Environmental and economic benefits of steel, glass, and polypropylene fiber reinforced cement composite application in jointed plain concrete pavement Ali, B.; Qureshi, L.A.; Kurda, R. 2020 V. 22 (art. 100437) 10.1016/j.coco.2020.100437 Composites Communications 6,617 Rawaz Kurda
Comparative life cycle assessment between imported and recovered fly ash for blended cement concrete in the UK Hafez, H.; Kurda, R.; Cheung, W.M.; Nagaratnam, B. 2020 V. 244, (art. 118722) , January. 10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.118722 Journal of Cleaner Production 7,246 Rawaz Kurda
A critical review on the influence of fine recycled aggregates on technical performance, environmental impact and cost of concrete Hafez, H.; Kurda, R.; Kurda, R.; Al-Hadad, B.; Mustafa, R.; Ali, B. 2020 V. 10, n.º 3 (art. 1018) 10.3390/app10031018 Applied Sciences-Basel 2,474 Rawaz Kurda
ANN, M5P-tree and nonlinear regression approaches with statistical evaluations to predict the compressive strength of cement-based mortar modified with fly ash Mohammed, A.; Rafiq, S.; Sihag, P.; Kurda, R.; Mahmood, W.; Ghafor, K.; Sarwar, W. 2020 V. 9, n.º 6, (12416-12427) , November–December. 10.1016/j.jmrt.2020.08.083 Journal of Materials Research and Technology 5,289 Rawaz Kurda
Mechanical characteristics of pumice-based geopolymer paste Safari, Z.; Kurda, R.; Al-Hadad, B.; Mahmood, F.; Tapan, M. 2020 V. 162, (art. 105055) , November. 10.1016/j.resconrec.2020.105055 Resources, Conservation and Recycling 10,204 Rawaz Kurda
A systematic review of the discrepancies in life cycle assessments of green concrete Hafez, H.; Kurda, R.; Cheung, W.M.; Nagaratnam, B. 2019 V. 9, n.º 22, art. 4803. 10.3390/app9224803 Applied Sciences-Basel 2,474 Rawaz Kurda
Can we truly predict the compressive strength of concrete without knowing the properties of aggregates? de Brito, J.; Kurda, R.; da Silva, P.R. 2018 V. 8, art. 1095, - 10.3390/app8071095 Applied Sciences-Basel 2,217 Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito, Pedro Miguel Soares Raposeiro da Silva, Rawaz Kurda
Transportation matters – Does it? GIS-based comparative environmental assessment of concrete mixes with cement, fly ash, natural and recycled aggregates Göswein, V.; Gonçalves, A.B.; Silvestre, J.D.; Freire, F.; Habert, G.; Kurda, R. 2018 V. 137, 1-10, October 10.1016/j.resconrec.2018.05.021 Resources, Conservation and Recycling 7,044 José Dinis Silvestre, Alexandre Bacelar Gonçalves, Verena Goswein, Rawaz Kurda
Indirect evaluation of the compressive strength of recycled aggregate concrete with high fly ash ratios Kurda, R.; de Brito, J.; Silvestre, J.D. 2018 V. 70, n.º 4, 204-216, February 10.1680/jmacr.17.00216 Magazine of Concrete Research 2,026 Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito, José Dinis Silvestre, Rawaz Kurda
Combined economic and mechanical performance optimization of recycled aggregate concrete with high volume of fly ash Kurda, R.; de Brito, J.; Silvestre, J.D. 2018 V. 8, art. 1189, - 10.3390/app8071189 Applied Sciences-Basel 2,217 Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito, José Dinis Silvestre, Rawaz Kurda
Toxicity and environmental and economic performance of fly ash and recycled concrete aggregates use in concrete: A review Kurda, R.; Silvestre, J.D.; de Brito, J. 2018 V. 4, n.º 4 (art. e00611) 10.1016/j.heliyon.2018.e00611 Heliyon Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito, José Dinis Silvestre, Rawaz Kurda
Life cycle assessment of concrete made with high volume of recycled concrete aggregates and fly ash Kurda, R.; Silvestre, J.D.; de Brito, J. 2018 V. 139, 407-417, December 10.1016/j.resconrec.2018.07.004 Resources, Conservation and Recycling 7,044 Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito, José Dinis Silvestre, Rawaz Kurda
Optimizing recycled concrete containing high volume of fly ash in terms of the embodied energy and chloride ion resistance Kurda, R.; Silvestre, J.D.; de Brito, J.; Ahmed, H. 2018 V. 194, 735-750, September 10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.05.177 Journal of Cleaner Production 6,395 Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito, José Dinis Silvestre, Hawreen Hasan Ahmed, Rawaz Kurda
Title Authors Year In proc. of [Conference identification, place, date] DOI Type CERIS Members
Literature Review on the Influence of Municipal Solid Waste Incinerator Bottom Ash on the Performance of Alkali-Activated Materials Kurda, R.; Silva, R.; de Brito, J. 2020 CongressoAmbitioning a Sustainable Future for Built Environment: Comprehensive Strategies for Unprecedented Challenges” (RILEM-SC 2020), Guimarães, Março de 2020. International Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito, Rui Vasco Pacheco Santos da Silva, Rawaz Kurda
Optimizing the Economic, Environmental and Technical Performance of Concrete Mixes with Fly Ash and Recycled Aggregates Kurda, R.; Silvestre, J.; Brito, J. de 2019 Sustainable Built Environment D-A-CH (SBE 19), Graz, Setembro de 2019. International Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito, José Dinis Silvestre, Rawaz Kurda
Effect of incorporation of recycled concrete aggregates and fly ash on the strength and global warming potential of concrete Kurda, R.; Silvestre, J. D.; de Brito, J. 2018 Cincos’18 – Congresso do Habitat Sustentável, Aveiro, December 2018. National Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito, José Dinis Silvestre, Rawaz Kurda
Student Name Supervisor External Supervisor Co-Supervisors External Co-Supervisor #1 External Co-Supervisor #2 Title PhD Programme Universities Granting Title Funding Institution Scholarship Total PhD Funding PhD Funding for CERIS Begining Date End Date Year
PDF Salem Alnezami Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito Rui Vasco Pacheco Santos da Silva, Rawaz Kurda Environmental impact and technical performance of recycled concrete containing municipal solid waste incinerator bottom ash. Civil Engineering IST – Instituto Superior Técnico (Portugal) PAGES – Past Global Changes 43448 ongoing
Title Editors (all, including CERIS members) Year Book Series Publisher Edition DOI ISBN/ISSN CERIS Members
Low Binder Concrete and Mortars de Brito, J.; Kurda, R. 2020 Special Issue MDPI 10.3390/books978-3-03936-584-5 978-3-03936-583-8 Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito, Rawaz Kurda
Title of Chapter Title of Book Authors (all, including CERIS members) Editors (all, including CERIS members) Year Book Series Publisher Edition DOI ISBN/ISSN CERIS Members
Calculation of the environmental impact of the integration of industrial waste in concrete using LCA Handbook of Sustainable Concrete and Industrial Waste Management. Recycled and Artificial Aggregate, Innovative Eco-Friendly Binders, and Life Cycle Assessment de Brito, J.; Hafez, H.; Kurda, R.; Silvestre, J. Colangelo, F.; Cioffi, R.; Farina, I. 2022 Woodhead Publishing Series in Civil and Structural Engineering Woodhead Publishing 10.1016/B978-0-12-821730-6.00020-6 978-0-12-821730-6 Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito, José Dinis Silvestre, Rawaz Kurda