Moujalli Hourani

Associate Professor, Thornton-Tomasetti Faculty Fellow of Civil Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering


  • Doctor of Science in Civil Engineering, Washington University
  • M.S. in Civil Engineering, Rose Hulman Institute of Technology
  • B.E. in Civil Engineering, Manhattan College

Courses Taught

CEEN 303      Fluid Mechanics
CEEN 304      Fluid Mechanics Laboratory
CIVG 777      Advanced Structural Analysis I
CIVG 778      Advanced Structural Analysis II
CIVG 781      Special Topics in Structural Engineering
CIVG 784      Reinforced Concrete Structure I
CIVG 785      Reinforced Concrete Structure II
CIVG 796      Elastic and Inelastic Stability of Structures
CIVG 799      Theory of Plates and Shells
CIVL 302      Structural Analysis I
CIVL 305      Computer Solutions of Civil Engineering Problems
CIVL 312      Structural Analysis II
CIVL 406      Structural Analysis III
CIVL 409      Reinforced Concrete
CIVL 411      Capstone Structural Design
CIVL 415      Civil Engineering Projects
ENGS 230      Introduction Solid Mechanics

  • Research
    • Cool Pavement (2014-2015)
    • Urban Heat Island (2014-2015)
    • Structural Behavior of Building due to Wind and Seismic Forces (2007-2012)
    • Photostress analysis of steel and concrete systems (2004-2006)
    • Design of Steel Structures Using Load Resistance Factors Design (1991-1993)
    • Punching Shear of Reinforced Concrete, Composite Materials and Finite Element Modeling (1991-1993)


  • Professional Experience and Memberships
    • Judge for the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), Engineering Excellence Awards, 2011-2016
    • Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)


  • Honors, Awards, and Grants
    • Lasallian Educator 2004-2005
    • Teacher of the Year in the Civil Engineering Department (1995, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2006, and 2007-2011
    • The 1992 Outstanding Teacher in the School of Engineering
    • The James Robbins Excellence in Teaching Award for the Metropolitan District (1992)