Associate Professor Obada Kayali

Honorary Associate Professor
School of Engineering and Information Technology

LOCATION

Building 20 Room 128
School of Engineering and Information Technology, The University of New South Wales, Australian Defence Force Academy, PO Box 7916, Canberra BC ACT 2610, AUSTRALIA

  • ABOUT
  • PUBLICATIONS

Research Experience
 

  • Durability of concrete.
  • Bond of steel reinforcement.
  • The development of fibre reinforced high performance concrete.
  • The production and performance of Self Compacting Concrete.
  • Fly Ash characterisation and use in concrete.
  • Developing cost effective high performance pavers and bricks using industrial by-products.
  • Developing cost effective high strength-high performance lightweight concrete using industrial by-products.
  • Utilisation of blast furnace slag for high performance concrete.

Teaching Experience
 

  • Structural Analysis
  • Statics
  • Reinforced Concrete Design
  • Pre-stressed Concrete Design
  • Engineering Materials
  • Durability of Concrete
  • Sustainability of Concrete Structures
  • Project
  • Mechanics of Solids
  • Concrete Technology
  • Engineering the Environment

Additional Experience

Awards for research and teaching
 

  1.     The Teaching Excellence Award of the University College, University of New South Wales, for the year 2000.
  2.     The Australian Learning and Teaching Council Award for excellence in higher education learning and teaching, 2009.
  3.     The Barton A. Thomas Memorial Award, for Excellence in the Field of Ash Research, University of Kentucky, Centre for Applied Energy Research, April 2005.
  4.     The University of New South Wales 2009 Inventor of the year Finalist Award.

    Main Publications and Patents

        2 book chapters
        47 Journal papers
        35 Conference papers
        2 Patents

  • Structural engineer; design and construction; Republic of Algeria
  • Assistant Professor at the Dept. of Civil Engineering, Riyadh University, Saudi Arabia
  • Assistant Professor then Associate Professor at the Dept. of Civil Eng., University of Kuwait
  • Deputy Director of Professional Training at the Department of Defence, Canberra
  • Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor with UNSW

Memberships
 

  • Chartered Structural Engineer, Australia
  • Member of The Institution of Engineers, Australia
  • Member of The College of Civil Engineers of the Institution of Engineers, Australia
  • Member of The College of Structural Engineers of the Institution of Engineers, Australia
  • Member of The Concrete Institute of Australia
  • Member of The Association of Engineers of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Consulting Interests
 

  • Concrete Technology
  • Reinforced Concrete Design
  • Durability of Concrete

Administration Duties
 

  • Civil Engineering Programme Co-ordinator
  • SEIT Research Co-ordinator

 

Book Chapters

Kayali O, 2016, 'Sustainability of fibre composite concrete construction', in Khatib JM (ed.), SUSTAINABILITY OF CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS, 2ND EDITION, edn. Woodhead Publishing Series in Civil and Structural Engineeri, ELSEVIER, CAMBRIDGE, pp. 539 - 566, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-100370-1.00021-4

Kayali O; McLaren R; Ward C; Heeley P, 2014, 'Coal Combustion Products in Concrete Masonry and Related Products', in Coal Combustion Products Handbook Second Edition, pp. 251 - 264

Eijkman H; Kayali O; Yeomans SR, 2009, 'Achieving continuous quality improvement in engineering education: using Soft Systems Thinking to confront the politics of curriculum change', in Patel AS; Gray PJ (ed.), Engineering Education Quality Assurance-A Global Perspective, edn. First, Springer, New Jersey- USA, pp. 223 - 234

Kayali OA, 2004, 'Bond of Steel Concrete and the Effect of Galvanization', in Galvanized Steel Reinforcement in concrete, Elsevier, England, pp. 229 - 270, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-008044511-3/50024-4

Journal articles

Khan MSH; Kayali O, 2018, 'Chloride binding ability and the onset corrosion threat on alkali-activated GGBFS and binary blend pastes', European Journal of Environmental and Civil Engineering, vol. 22, pp. 1023 - 1039, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19648189.2016.1230522

Tekle BH; Khennane A; Kayali O, 2017, 'Bond behaviour of GFRP reinforced geopolymer cement concrete', MATEC Web of Conferences, vol. 120, http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/matecconf/201712004002

Tekle BH; Khennane A; Kayali O, 2017, 'Bond behaviour of GFRP reinforcement in alkali activated cement concrete', Construction and Building Materials, vol. 154, pp. 972 - 972, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2017.08.029

Tekle BH; Khennane A; Kayali O, 2017, 'Bond of spliced GFRP reinforcement bars in alkali activated cement concrete', Engineering Structures, vol. 147, pp. 740 - 751, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2017.06.040

Khan MSH; Kayali ; Troitzsch U, 2017, 'Effect of NaOH activation on sulphate resistance of GGBFS and binary blend pastes', Cement and Concrete Composites, vol. 81, pp. 49 - 58, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cemconcomp.2017.04.007

Lin C; Kayali O; Morozov EV; Sharp DJ, 2017, 'Development of self-compacting strain-hardening cementitious composites by varying fly ash content', Construction and Building Materials, vol. 149, pp. 103 - 110, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2017.05.051

Tekle BH; Khennane A; Kayali O, 2016, 'Bond properties of sand-coated GFRP bars with fly ash-based geopolymer concrete', Journal of Composites for Construction, vol. 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CC.1943-5614.0000685

Khennane A; Kayali O; Junaid MT, 2016, 'Response of alkali activated low calcium fly-ash based geopolymer concrete under compressive load at elevated temperatures', Materials and Structures (2017) 50:50, vol. 50, http://dx.doi.org/10.1617/s11527-016-0877-6

Xie J; Kayali O, 2016, 'Effect of superplasticiser on workability enhancement of Class F and Class C fly ash-based geopolymers', Construction and Building Materials, vol. 122, pp. 36 - 42, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2016.06.067

Khan MSH; Kayali O; Troitzsch U, 2016, 'Chloride binding capacity of hydrotalcite and the competition with carbonates in ground granulated blast furnace slag concrete', Materials and Structures/Materiaux et Constructions, vol. 49, pp. 4609 - 4619, http://dx.doi.org/10.1617/s11527-016-0810-z

Junaid MT; Khennane A; Kayali O, 2015, 'Performance of fly ash based geopolymer concrete made using non-pelletized fly ash aggregates after exposure to high temperatures', Materials and Structures/Materiaux et Constructions, vol. 48, pp. 3357 - 3365, http://dx.doi.org/10.1617/s11527-014-0404-6

Junaid MT; Kayali O; Khennane A; Black J, 2015, 'A mix design procedure for low calcium alkali activated fly ash-based concretes', Construction and Building Materials, vol. 79, pp. 301 - 310, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2015.01.048

Ferdous W; Manalo A; Khennane A; Kayali O, 2015, 'Geopolymer concrete-filled pultruded composite beams - Concrete mix design and application', Cement and Concrete Composites, vol. 58, pp. 1 - 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cemconcomp.2014.12.012

Xie J; Kayali O, 2014, 'Effect of initial water content and curing moisture conditions on the development of fly ash-based geopolymers in heat and ambient temperature', Construction and Building Materials, vol. 67, pp. 20 - 28, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2013.10.047

Lin C; Kayali O; Morozov EV; Sharp DJ, 2014, 'Influence of fibre type on flexural behaviour of self-compacting fibre reinforced cementitious composites', Cement and Concrete Composites, vol. 51, pp. 27 - 37, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cemconcomp.2014.03.007

Junaid MT; Khennane A; Kayali O; Sadaoui A; Picard D; Fafard M, 2014, 'Aspects of the deformational behaviour of alkali activated fly ash concrete at elevated temperatures', Cement and Concrete Research, vol. 60, pp. 24 - 29, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cemconres.2014.01.026

Xie J; Kayali O, 2014, 'Effect of initial water content and curing moisture conditions on the development of fly ash-based geopolymers in heat and ambient temperature', Construction and Building Materials, vol. 67, pp. 20 - 28, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2013.10.047

Kayali O; Ahmed, MS; Khan, MSH, 2013, 'Friedel’s salt and Hydrotalcite – layered double hydroxides and the protection against chloride induced corrosion', Civil and Environmental Research

Fang Y; Kayali O, 2013, 'The fate of water in fly ash-based geopolymers', Construction and Building Materials, vol. 39, pp. 89 - 94, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2012.05.024

Kayali O; Khan MS; Sharfuddin Ahmed M, 2012, 'The role of hydrotalcite in chloride binding and corrosion protection in concretes with ground granulated blast furnace slag', Cement and Concrete Composites, vol. 34, pp. 936 - 945, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cemconcomp.2012.04.009

Chakrabortty A; Khennane A; Kayali O; Morozov EV, 2011, 'Performance of outside filament-wound hybrid FRP-concrete beams', Composites Part B - Engineering, vol. 42, pp. 907 - 915, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2011.01.003

Eijkman H; Kayali O, 2011, 'Addressing the Politics of Accreditation in Engineering Education:The Benefits of Soft Systems Thinking', International Journal of Quality Assurance in Engineering and Technology Education, vol. 1, pp. 1 - 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/ijqaete.2011070101

Rajayogan V; Kayali O, 2009, 'Autogenous shrinkage in plain cement mixtures', Key Engineering Materials, vol. 400-402, pp. 137 - 143, http://dx.doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.400-402.137

Khatib JM; Kayali O; Siddique R, 2009, 'Dimensional Change and Strength of Mortars Containing Fly Ash and Metakaolin', Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, vol. 21, pp. 523 - 528, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)0899-1561(2009)21:9(523

Ahmed MS; Kayali O; Anderson WR, 2009, 'Evaluation of Binary and Ternary Blends of Pozzolanic Materials Using the Rapid Chloride Permeability Test', Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, vol. 21, pp. 446 - 453, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)0899-1561(2009)21:9(446

Eijkman H; Kayali O; Yeomans S, 2009, 'Using Soft Systems thinking to confront the politics of innovation in engineering education', Engineering Education Quality Assurance: A Global Perspective, pp. 223 - 234, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-0555-0_18

Rajayogan V; Kayali O, 2009, 'Autogenous shrinkage in plain cement mixtures', Key Engineering Materials, vol. 400-402, pp. 137 - 143, http://dx.doi.org/10.4028/0-87849-349-2.137

Khatib JM; Kayali O; Siddique R, 2009, 'Dimensional change and strength of mortars containing fly ash and metakaolin', Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, vol. 21, pp. 523 - 528, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)0899-1561(2009)21:9(523)

Ahmed MS; Kayali O; Anderson W, 2009, 'Evaluation of binary and ternary blends of pozzolanic materials using the rapid chloride permeability test', Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, vol. 21, pp. 446 - 453, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)0899-1561(2009)21:9(446)

Ahmed MS; Kayali O; Anderson WR, 2008, 'Chloride penetration in binary and ternary blended cement concretes as measured by two different rapid methods', Cement and Concrete Composites, vol. 30, pp. 576 - 582, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cemconcomp.2008.02.005

Kayali O, 2008, 'Fly ash lightweight aggregates in high performance concrete', Construction and Building Materials, vol. 22, pp. 2393 - 2399, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2007.09.001

Kayali O; Haque MN; Khatib JM, 2008, 'Sustainability and Emerging Concrete Materials and Their Relevance to the Middle East', The Open Construction & Building Technology Journal, vol. 2, pp. 103 - 110

Haque MN; Al-Khaiat H; Kayali OA, 2007, 'Long-term strength and durability parameters of lightweight concrete in hot regime: importance of initial curing', Building and Environment, vol. 42, pp. 3086 - 3092, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2006.10.032

Kayali OA; Ahmed MS, 2007, 'Evaluating fly ash blended cement using rapid Chloride permeability and long-term ponding testing methods', Concrete in Australia, vol. 33, pp. 31 - 38

Kayali OA; Zhu B, 2005, 'Corrosion performance of medium-strength and silica fume high-strength reinforced concrete in a chloride solution', Cement and Concrete Composites, vol. 27, pp. 117 - 124, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cemconcomp.2004.02.040

Kayali OA; Zhu B, 2005, 'Chloride induced reinforcement corrosion in lightwieght aggregate high-strength fly ash concrete', Construction and Building Materials, vol. 19, pp. 327 - 336, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2004.07.003

Bliuc RC; Kayali OA, 2005, 'Particularities of the Structural Behaviour of Reinforced High Strength Concrete Slabs', Concrete in Australia, vol. 31, pp. 33 - 36

Kayali OA; Haque MN; Al-Khaiat H, 2004, 'Strength and Durability of lightweight concrete', Cement and Concrete Composites, vol. 26, pp. 307 - 314, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0958-9465(02)00141-5

Kayali OA, 2004, 'Effect on High Volume Flyash on mechanical properties of fiber reinforced concrete', Materials and Structures, vol. 37, pp. 318 - 327, http://dx.doi.org/10.1617/13978

Kayali OA; Haque MN; Zhu B, 2003, 'Some characteristics of high strength fiver reinforced lightweight aggregate concrete', Cement and Concrete Composites, vol. 25, pp. 207 - 213, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0958-9465(02)00016-1

Kayali OA; Yeomans SR, 2000, 'Bond of ribbed galvanized reinforcing steel in concrete', Cement and Concrete Composites, vol. 22, pp. 459 - 467, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0958-9465(00)00049-4

Kayali OA; Haque MN; Zhu B, 1999, 'Drying shrinkage of fibre-reinforced lightweight aggregate concrete containing fly ash', Cement and Concrete Research, vol. 29, pp. 1835 - 1840, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0008-8846(99)00179-9

Kayali OA; Haque MN, 1999, 'Status of structural lightweight concrete in Australia as the new millenium dawns', Concrete in Australia, pp. 22 - 25

Haque MN; Kayali OA, 1998, 'Properties of High-Strength Concrete using a Fine Fly Ash', Cement and Concrete Research, vol. 28, pp. 1445 - 1452, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0008-8846(98)00125-2

Kayali OA; Haque MN, 1997, 'Carbonation of concrete structures in hot dry coastal regimes', Cement and Concrete Composites, vol. 19, pp. 123 - 129

Haque MN; Kayyali OA, 1996, 'Aspects of chloride ion determination in concrete. Authors' closure', ACI MATERIALS JOURNAL, vol. 93, pp. 507 - 507, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:A1996VM68700017&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

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