Moustafa Naiem Abdel-Mooty
Visiting Graduate Student
Moustafa Naiem Abdel-Mooty is a Vanier Scholar of Canada and a Ph.D. Candidate at McMaster University, department of Civil Engineering, Hamilton, Canada. His Ph.D. focuses on using Big Data and Machine Learning to study the Climate Change Impact on critical infrastructure networks and community resilience, and investigate the multi-hazard response of the community, with a focus on flood hazard. Moustafa has been awarded numerous federal, provincial, and international awards and scholarships for his work throughout his Ph.D. (e.g., Vanier-CGS, NSERC-Post Graduate Scholarship-Doctoral, NSERC-MSFSS, Ontario Graduate Scholarship, MITACS Globalink - UK Research and Innovation award) .
Moustafa graduated in 2016 with a B.Sc. in Structural Engineering-Credit hours system from Cairo University as the first of his class, he was appointed as a Teaching/Research assistant in Structural Engineering department, earning his M.Sc. in 2018 with a focus on Topology Optimization and steel structures design, while also gaining practical experience by working in the industry as a Structural Engineer and a Business development engineer.
During his undergraduate years Moustafa has participated in numerous extracurricular activities, and was the License-holder, cofounder and President for the TEDx organization in his university, later to become a Regional TEDx Mentor and Workshop Facilitator. He is currently serving in the McMaster University Senate, and the Internal Director for McMaster Graduate Student Association.
Moustafa Naiem Joined the Asset Management Group at the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) as a Visiting Scholar under the supervision of Prof. Ajith Parlikad, and is part of the Distributed Information and Automation Laboratory (DIAL), Cambridge Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction (CCSIC), and in affiliation with Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB), to study the impact of developing Digital Twin technologies on critical infrastructure climate resilience.