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Welcome to the website of the Infrastructure Sustainability and Assessment Center (ISAC) at the American University in Dubai. Here, you will be able to access information on the services and research conducted at the center.

In addition to the faculty of the School of Engineering, ISAC is supported by a network of world-recognized experts in the areas of concrete structures, durability, sustainable construction, corrosion, nondestructive testing, and geotechnical and structural analysis. Current research at the Center focuses on corrosion of reinforcing steel in concrete structures in the Gulf region; durability of concrete material under aggressive chemical environments; and service life assessment of shallow and deep foundations. Findings of such research will lead to the development and construction of sustainable infrastructure in the region with a service life of more than 100 years and minimum maintenance and life cycle cost.

The Center provides technical support and specialized professional services to consultants, project managers and contractors in the area of concrete production, durability and assessment of defects and damages occur during construction. As you explore our website to learn more about our profile, feel free to contact me regarding opportunities for partnership, or engagement of our expert opinion in engineering projects.

Dr. Mohamad Nagi
Director of Infrastructure Sustainability and Assessment Center

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