Mina Riad PHD student at the University of Texas at Arlington. He received his Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from Cairo University, Egypt in 2007. During the time Riad worked as a Structural Engineer for a design firm in Egypt from 2007 to 2014, he also completed his Master’s degree in Structural Engineering from Cairo University, Egypt in 2012 where he proposed an innovative new boundary element formulation for the analysis of multi-thickness slabs.
He was involved in the design of several mega projects (Airports, Universities, Hotels and Residential Buildings). Riad's paper was published on innovative method (Boundary element analysis of multi-thickness shear-deformable slabs without sub- regions).