Dr.Abdelkareem Mohammad Alzo’ubi

Assistant Professor
Civil Engineering 


Educational Background

  • Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, Geotechnical, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada 2009
  • M.Sc. in Geotechnical Engineering, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan 2002
  • B.Sc. in Civil Engineering, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan1999

Mini Bio

Areas of Competence

  • Rock Mechanics, Soil mechanics and Deep foundations.
  • Numerical analysis including hybrid methods and three dimensions
  • Rock slopes stability, DFN, Tunnels, Photogrometry, and support systems.


  • Assistant Professor, Abu Dhabi University, UAE. 2010-Now
  • Infrastructure Analyst, S.M.A. Consulting, Edmonton, AB, Canada. 2009-2010
  • Teaching and Research Assistant, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada.2003-2009
  • Geotechnical Engineer, Arab Center for Eng. Studies. Amman, Jordan. 2003-2003
  • Project Engineer, A. International Eng. Co., Amman, Jordan.2001-2003
  • Teaching and Research Assistant, JUST, Irbid, Jordan.1999-2001

Research & Scholarly activities

  • Recipient of several research grants from Abu Dhabi University.
  • Authored or co-authored over 9 technical publications in refereed journals and conference proceedings on the rock mechanics behavior.

Consultancy & Industry Experience

Consultant for several engineering projects in the Canada, such as:

  • Assessment of the FRANK SLIDE stability
  • Investigate the LORNEX open pit mine stability
  • 3. Investigation of the stability and geotechnical conditions Checkerboard Rock Slope

Infrastructure analyst, Geotechnical, Project engineer for the design and construction of several projects in Jordan and Canada.

Membership of Scientific & Professional Societies

  • Professional Engineer in Canada: APEGGA, P.Eng. since 2010.
  • Geotechnical Society of Edmonton, Member since 2004.
  • Canadian Geotechnical society, Member since 2009.
  • International Society of Rock Mechanics, Member since 2009.
  • Jordan Engineers Association, Member since 1999.