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Future-proofing with FRP: performance and durability aspects of FRP reinforced concrete structures

Event organised by ICE

21 March 2024

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The ICE Bristol & Bath Early Careers Network presents,"Future-Proofing with FRP: performance and durability aspects of FRP reinforced concrete structures." 

Join them in this webinar as they delve into the innovative realm of Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) technology and its pivotal role in enhancing the resilience and longevity of concrete structures.

Their distinguished guest speaker, Asaad Biqai, a leading researcher in FRP applications, will navigate you through the challenges and opportunities inherent in integrating FRP reinforcements into concrete infrastructure. As they explore the cutting-edge advancements in FRP materials and methodologies, they aim to inspire a new era of sustainable construction practices that prioritise performance and durability. 

This event will be exclusively available for online viewing, offering a live stream of the engaging discussion taking place at the University of Bristol.

Attendees will gain invaluable insights into the transformative potential of FRP technology, paving the way for a future where infrastructure is fortified against the rigors of time and environmental stressors. Register your place to attend this webinar and embark on a journey towards building a more resilient and sustainable built environment with FRP reinforcements at its core.


Asaad Biqai

Asaad Biqai


structural design engineer

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Asaad Biqai

Asaad Biqai, a Palestinian PhD researcher at the University of Bristol, is dedicated to investigating the performance of FRP reinforced low carbon concrete structures. With an undergraduate degree obtained from Beirut Arab University in Lebanon, Asaad brings a wealth of industry experience to his research endeavours. His extensive background as a structural engineer and service life prediction engineer spans diverse projects in Lebanon, the UAE, Qatar, the USA, KSA, the UK, and beyond. Before joining the University of Bristol, Asaad Biqai has received prestigious scholarships from the UK, Netherlands, France, UAE, Portugal, Italy, Spain, Belgium, and Poland.