Omar Hamza


NameOmar Hamza
Job titleAssociate Professor in Civil Engineering
Research instituteCollege of Science and Engineering
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-5048-0423

Research outputs

Bio-protection of cementitious materials below ground: The significance of natural soil environments

Hamza, O., Esaker, M., Abogdera, A. and Elliott, D. 2024. Bio-protection of cementitious materials below ground: The significance of natural soil environments. Developments in the Built Environment. 17, pp. 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dibe.2024.100331

Bio-self-healing of cementitious mortar incubated within clay soil

Esaker, M., Hamza, O. and Elliott, D. 2023. Bio-self-healing of cementitious mortar incubated within clay soil. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering. 36 (1). https://doi.org/10.1061/JMCEE7.MTENG-15713

Emissions-based options appraisal for modular building foundations – a case study

Omar Hamza, Abdurahim Abogdera and Zoras, S. 2023. Emissions-based options appraisal for modular building foundations – a case study. Engineering Sustainability. https://doi.org/10.1680/jensu.22.10017

Monitoring the bio-self-healing performance of cement mortar incubated within soil and water using electrical resistivity

Esaker, M., Hamza, O. and Elliott, D. 2023. Monitoring the bio-self-healing performance of cement mortar incubated within soil and water using electrical resistivity . Construction and Building Materials. 393, pp. 1-11. https://doi.org//10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2023.132109

Seismic signatures and site characterization of an intermittent stream in dry and flood conditions: an implication for soil losses and landslide triggering

Hussain, Y., Seivane, H., Gao, Q., Maciel, S., Hamza, O., Uagoda, R. and Borges, W. 2023. Seismic signatures and site characterization of an intermittent stream in dry and flood conditions: an implication for soil losses and landslide triggering. Environmental Earth Sciences. 82 (295), pp. 1-20. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12665-023-10960-w

Subgrade reaction for closely spaced raft and isolated foundations on sand: case study

Hamza, O., Kourdey, A., Hussain, Y. and Mawas, A. 2023. Subgrade reaction for closely spaced raft and isolated foundations on sand: case study. Geotechnical Engineering. https://doi.org/10.1680/jgeen.21.00212

Review on the Geophysical and UAV-Based Methods Applied to Landslides

Hussain, Y., Schlögel, R., Innocenti, A., Hamza, O., Iannucci, R., Martino, S. and Havenith, H. 2022. Review on the Geophysical and UAV-Based Methods Applied to Landslides. Remote Sensing. 14 (18), p. 4564. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs14184564

Extracting Energy from Flooded Coal Mines for Heating and Air-Conditioning of Buildings: Opportunities and Challenges

Al-Habaibeh, A., Shakmak, B., Athresh, A., Parker, K. and Hamza, O. 2022. Extracting Energy from Flooded Coal Mines for Heating and Air-Conditioning of Buildings: Opportunities and Challenges. in: Bienvenido-Huertas, D. and Moyano-Campos, J. (ed.) New Technologies in Building and Construction: Towards Sustainable Development Singapore Springer. pp. 353–365

Hydrogeophysical Characterization of Fractured Aquifers for Groundwater Exploration in the Federal District of Brazil

Hussain, Yawar, Campos, José Eloi Guimarães, Borges, Welitom Rodrigues, Uagoda, Rogério Elias Soares, Hamza, Omar and Havenith, Hans-Balder 2022. Hydrogeophysical Characterization of Fractured Aquifers for Groundwater Exploration in the Federal District of Brazil. Applied Sciences. 12 (5), p. 2509. https://doi.org/10.3390/app12052509

Estimation of total groundwater reserves and delineation of weathered/fault zones for aquifer potential: A case study from the Federal District of Brazil

Hussain, Yawar, Borges, Welitom, Uagoda, Rogerio, Moura, Cristiane, Maciel, Susanne, Hamza, Omar and Havenith, Hans-Balder 2021. Estimation of total groundwater reserves and delineation of weathered/fault zones for aquifer potential: A case study from the Federal District of Brazil. Open Geosciences. 13 (1), pp. 904-916. https://doi.org/10.1515/geo-2020-0226

Self-healing of bio-cementitious mortar incubated within neutral and acidic soil

Esaker, Mohamed, Hamza, Omar, Souid, Adam and Elliott, D. 2021. Self-healing of bio-cementitious mortar incubated within neutral and acidic soil. Materials and Structures. 54 (2), pp. 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1617/s11527-021-01690-1

Detection of Cover Collapse Doline and Other Epikarst Features by Multiple Geophysical Techniques, Case Study of Tarimba Cave, Brazil

Hussain, Yawar, Uagoda, Rogerio, Borges, Welitom, Prado, Renato, Hamza, Omar, Cárdenas-Soto, Martín, Havenith, Hans-Balder and Dou, Jie 2020. Detection of Cover Collapse Doline and Other Epikarst Features by Multiple Geophysical Techniques, Case Study of Tarimba Cave, Brazil. Water. 12 (10), p. 2835. https://doi.org/10.3390/w12102835

Characterization of Sobradinho landslide in fluvial valley using MASW and ERT methods

Hussain, Yawar, Hamza, Omar, Cárdenas-Soto, Martín, Borges, Welitom Rodrigues, Dou, Jie, Rebolledo, Juan Félix Rodriguez and Prado, Renato Luiz 2020. Characterization of Sobradinho landslide in fluvial valley using MASW and ERT methods. REM: International Engineering Journal. 73 (4), pp. 487-497. https://doi.org/10.1590/0370-44672019730109

The potential use of geophysical methods to identify cavities, sinkholes and pathways for water infiltration

Hussain, Yawar, Uagoda, Rogerio, Borges, Welitom, Nunes, José, Hamza, Omar, Condori, Cristobal, Aslam, Khurram, Dou, Jie and Cárdenas-Soto, Martín 2020. The potential use of geophysical methods to identify cavities, sinkholes and pathways for water infiltration. Water. 12 (8), p. 2289. https://doi.org/10.3390/w12082289

Seismic signature of mudflow tremor resulted from Brumadinho (Brazil) tailings dam failure

Hussain, Yawar, Hamza, Omar, Huang, Xinghui, Silva, André Carlos, Condori, Cristobal, Uagoda, Rogério and Cavalcante, André Luís Brasil 2020. Seismic signature of mudflow tremor resulted from Brumadinho (Brazil) tailings dam failure. REM: International Engineering Journal. 73 (3), pp. 421-424. https://doi.org/10.1590/0370-44672019730040

Variation in Rayleigh wave ellipticity as a possible indicator of earthflow mobility: a case study of Sobradinho landslide compared with pile load testing

Hussain, Yawar, Cardenas-Soto, Martin, Moreira, César, Rodriguez-Rebolledo, Juan, Hamza, Omar, Prado, Renato, Martinez-Carvajal, Hernan and Dou, Jie 2020. Variation in Rayleigh wave ellipticity as a possible indicator of earthflow mobility: a case study of Sobradinho landslide compared with pile load testing. Earth Sciences Research Journal. 24 (2), pp. 141-151. https://doi.org/10.15446/esrj.v24n2.81974

The effect of soil incubation on bio self-healing of cementitious mortar

Hamza, Omar, Esaker, Mohamed, Elliott, D. and Souid, A. 2020. The effect of soil incubation on bio self-healing of cementitious mortar. Materials Today Communications. 24, pp. 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mtcomm.2020.100988

Multiple geophysical techniques for investigation and monitoring of sobradinho landslide, Brazil

Hussain, Yawar, Cardenas-Soto, Martin, Martino, Salvatore, Moreira, Cesar, Borges, Welitom, Hamza, Omar, Prado, Renato, Uagoda, Rogerio, Rodríguez-Rebolledo, Juan, Silva, Rafeal and Martinez-Carvajal, Hernan 2019. Multiple geophysical techniques for investigation and monitoring of sobradinho landslide, Brazil. Sustainability. 11 (23), p. 6672. https://doi.org/10.3390/su11236672

Geohazard assessment of landslides in south Brazil: Case study

Hamza, Omar, De Vargas, Tiago, Boff, Fernando Eduardo, Hussain, Yawar and Davies-Vollum, S. 2019. Geohazard assessment of landslides in south Brazil: Case study. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10706-019-01054-1

Experimental data of bio self-healing concrete incubated in saturated natural soil

Souid, A., Esaker, M., Elliott, D. and Hamza, Omar 2019. Experimental data of bio self-healing concrete incubated in saturated natural soil. Data in Brief. 26, pp. 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dib.2019.104394

Typological analysis of slidequakes emitted from landslides: experiments on expander body pile and Sobradinho landslide (Brasilia, Brazil)

Hussain, Y, Hussain, S, Martino, S, Cárdenas-Soto, M, Hamza, O, Rodriguez-Rebolledo, J, Uagoda, R and Martinez-Carvajal, H 2019. Typological analysis of slidequakes emitted from landslides: experiments on expander body pile and Sobradinho landslide (Brasilia, Brazil). International Engineering Journal (REM - Revista Escola de Minas). https://doi.org/10.1590/0370-44672018720110

Monitoring of Sobradinho landslide (Brasilia, Brazil) and a prototype vertical slope by time-lapse interferometry

Hussain, Y, Cárdenas-Soto, M, Augoda, R, Martino, S, Rodriguez-Rebolledo, J, Hamza, O and Martínez-Carvajal, H 2019. Monitoring of Sobradinho landslide (Brasilia, Brazil) and a prototype vertical slope by time-lapse interferometry. Brazilian Journal of Geology. https://doi.org/10.1590/2317-4889201920180085

Electrokinetic treatment of desiccated expansive clay

Hamza, Omar and Ikin, Jamie 2019. Electrokinetic treatment of desiccated expansive clay. Géotechnique. https://doi.org/10.1680/jgeot.18.p.266

Validation of electrokinetic stabilisation of M5 Junction 7

Alder, David, Lamont-Black, J, Hamza, Omar, Jackson, C and Jones, C 2019. Validation of electrokinetic stabilisation of M5 Junction 7. Ground Engineering.

Repairing a shield tunnel damaged by secondary grouting.

Jin-long, Liu, Hamza, Omar, Davies-Vollum, S. and Jie-qun, Liu 2018. Repairing a shield tunnel damaged by secondary grouting. Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tust.2018.07.016

Creep properties of intact and fractured muddy siltstone.

Hamza, Omar and Stace, Rod 2018. Creep properties of intact and fractured muddy siltstone. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrmms.2018.03.006

Geotechnical assessment strategy for bridge maintenance – case study.

Hamza, Omar 2017. Geotechnical assessment strategy for bridge maintenance – case study. CRC Press.

Laboratory measurement of time-dependent deformation properties of muddy siltstone.

Hamza, Omar and Stace, Rod 2017. Laboratory measurement of time-dependent deformation properties of muddy siltstone. Chamber of Mining Engineers of Turkey.

Sustainable geotechnics

Hamza, Omar 2016. Sustainable geotechnics. International Conference on Sustainability in Energy and Buildings 11-12 September 2016. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.25353.44640/1

Investigation into the effect of uncertainty of CPT-based soil type estimation on the accuracy of CPT-based pile bearing capacity analysis

Hamza, Omar and Bellis, Angela 2016. Investigation into the effect of uncertainty of CPT-based soil type estimation on the accuracy of CPT-based pile bearing capacity analysis. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.35614.74565
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