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​MESAT 2018​

Under the patronage of his Excellency Mr. Yousef Fenianos,
 Minister of Public Works and Transportation
The Department of Civil Engineering organized the
 

4th Conference of the
Middle East Society of Asphalt Technologists
MESAT 2018
 

on
"Sustainable Asphalt Roads in the Middle East"
 
Date:  July 4-5, 2018

This two-day conference is co-organized by Arizona State University, USA; Sharif University of Technology, Iran; and the University of Wisconsin at Madison, USA. The conference attracted speakers form USA, Portugal, Switzerland, Iraq, Turkey, Jordan, Kuwait, Egypt, UAE, Syria, Iran, UK, Italy, Canada, Spain, South Africa. The conference was accompanied by an exhibition of some international companies in the field of asphalt technology.



Conference Venue
Conference Venue


Registration
Registration

UOB Dean and Faculty
UOB Dean and Faculty


Welcoming Minster Fenianos
Welcoming Minster Fenianos


Opening Ceremony
Opening Ceremony


Opening Ceremony
Opening Ceremony


Dr. Nariman Khalil Conference Co-Chair
Professor Nariman Khalil, Conference Chair, University of Balamand


Professor Nader Tabatabaee MESAT President Sharif University of Technology, Iran
Professor Nader Tabatabaee, MESAT President, Sharif University of Technology, Iran


Dr. Najib Georges Chairman Civil Engineering Department -UOB
Professor Najib Georges, Chairman Civil Engineering Department, University of Balamand


Dr. Michel Najjar Dean of Engineering VP-UOB
Professor Michel Najjar Dean of Engineering
Vice President, University of Balamand


His Excellency Mr. Yousef Fenianos
His Excellency Mr. Yousef Fenianos


Professor Kamil Kaloush, Conference Co-Chair Arizona State University, USA
Professor Kamil Kaloush, Conference Co-Chair, Arizona State University, USA



Opening Ceremony
Opening Ceremony


Opening Ceremony
Opening Ceremony

Opening Ceremony
Opening Ceremony


Opening Ceremony
Opening Ceremony


Opening Ceremony
Opening Ceremony


Exhibition
Exhibition Tour


Exhibition 1
Exhibition 


Exhibition 3
Exhibition 


Exhibition 4
Exhibition 


Exhibition 5
Exhibition 


Exhibition 6
Exhibition 


Exhibition 7
Exhibition 


Exhibition
Exhibition


Exhibition: ITERCHEMICA
Exhibition: ITERCHEMICA

Exhibition
Exhibition



Day 1 Group Photo
Day 1: Group Photo

Honoring Conference Chairs
Honoring Conference Chairs


Day 2 Group Photo
Day 2: Group Photo

with UOB Students
UOB Students


Professor Hussain Bahia, MESAT Founder University of Wisconsin, USA
Professor Hussain Bahia, MESAT Founder, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA


Professor Athanasios Skapas. Khalifa University of Science and Technology, UAE
Professor Athanasios Skapas. Khalifa University of Science and Technology, UAE


Professor Ezio Santagata, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Professor Ezio Santagata, Politecnico di Torino, Italy


Professor Hussain Al-Khalid, University of Liverpool, UK
Professor Hussain Al-Khalid, University of Liverpool, UK

Professor Karim Chatti, Michigan State University, USA
Professor Karim Chatti, Michigan State University, USA


Professor Louay Mohammad Louisiana State University, USA
Professor Louay Mohammad, Louisiana State University, USA


Professor Samer Dessouky, University of Texas-San Antonio, USA
Professor Samer Dessouky, University of Texas-San Antonio, USA


Dr. Christiane Raab, Empa-Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology- Switzerland
Professor Christiane Raab, Empa-Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, Switzerland


Mr. George Way Rubberized Asphalt Foundation, USA
Mr. George Way Rubberized Asphalt Foundation, USA


Coordinator General Turkish Asphalt Contractors Association
Gulay Malkoç, Coordinator, General Turkish Asphalt Contractors Association


Dr. Nabil Semaan, UOB
Professor Nabil Semaan, UOB


Dr. Edwina Saroufim, UOB
Dr. Edwina Saroufim, UOB


Gala Dinner
Gala Dinner


Gala Dinner
Gala Dinner


Gala Dinner
Gala Dinner

Honoring Guest Speakers
Honoring Guest Speakers


Appreciating Dr. Najib Gerges
Appreciating Professor Najib Gerges - University of Balamand, Platinum Sponsor


Consulpav Sponsor
Consulpav, Golden Sponsor


Prismo Gulf & Cirtec Sponsors
Prismo Gulf & Cirtec, Golden Sponsors


Order of Engineers- Tripoli
Order of Engineers - Tripoli, Corporate Sponsor


Richmond Group Sponsor
Richmond Group, Corporate Sponsor


MESAT Founding Members
Appreciating MESAT Founding Members

Gala Dinner
Appreciating Professor Nariman Khalil, Conference Chair

Gala Dinner
Appreciating Professor Nariman Khalil, Conference Chair

Gala Dinner
Appreciating Professor Kamil Kaloush, Conference Co-chair

MESAT 2018 Gala Dinner
MESAT 2018 Gala Dinner


Great Assistants
Great Assistants


UOB Family
UOB Family


UOB Oriental Choir
UOB Oriental Choir, led by Mrs. Gina Razzouk


UOB Students
UOB Students
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