Tarek Hassan

Awards Best Tall Building Middle East & Africa Jury

Dar, Principal - Head of Design Unit | Cairo, Egypt


Dr. Hassan is currently a Principal, Head of Design Unit and Project Manager at the Structural Engineering Dept., Dar Al Handasah Consultants, Egypt. He obtained his M.Sc. and Ph.D. from the University of Manitoba, Canada in 1999 and 2002, respectively. Dr. Hassan has published over 70 papers in conferences and journals focusing on the behaviour of reinforced and prestressed concrete structures and the use of advanced composite materials. His research includes analysis and design of high-rise concrete buildings, non-linear finite element analysis of concrete structures and the use of fiber reinforced polymers in strengthening concrete structures. He is a member of many code committees for Repair, Tall Buildings, and FRP in Egypt.

CTBUH Designated Expert


Awards Best Tall Building Middle East & Africa Jury (Chair 2022)

Annual Conference, Presenter (Middle East 2018)


22 August 2022

Structural Design of Iconic Tower, Egypt: Culmination of a Concrete Optimization Process

Tarek Hassan, Yehia El-Ezaby & Charles Malek, rector Dar Al Handasah Consultants (Shair and Partners)

This paper presents an overview of a process of optimizing concrete mixture for tall buildings, culminating in the design of the Iconic Tower, the key...


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