Dr. Faisal Mukhtar

Visiting Scholar

Dr. Faisal Mukhtar is a visiting research scholar at the Polyhedral Structures Laboratory, Weitzman School of Design, University of Pennsylvania. He holds the position of Associate Professor at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Saudi Arabia. Dr. Mukhtar is a member of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Committees 440 (Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Reinforcement), 447 (Finite Element Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Structures), and 564 (3-D Printing with Cementitious Materials). His research interests include structural engineering and material mechanics, sustainability, infrastructural repair and rehabilitation using advanced composites, 3D concrete printing, computational methods for fracture, and other topics in computational mechanics.