Hani Salim

Hani Salim

James C. Dowell Fellow, P.E., Professor

E2506 Lafferre Hall

Phone: 573-884-6761

Email: salimh@missouri.edu

Civil and Environmental Engineering


Hani A. Salim is a professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Missouri and James C. Dowell Fellow in the College of Engineering. Salim is a member of the ASCE Technical Committee on Blast, Shock and Impact, as well as the ASCE Blast Protection of Building Standards Committee. He is director of MU’s National Center for Explosion Resistant Design, which conducts research on designs and strategies to protect against explosions. Salim serves as an associate editor of the International Journal of Protective Structures. He has received funding from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Applied Research Associates, the Missouri Department of Transportation, the Air Force Research Laboratory and the U.S. Army Research Laboratory. He received the 2005 William T. Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence and the 2005 Outstanding Teaching Award in the college. He is a registered professional engineer.


PhD from West Virginia University
MS from West Virginia University
BS from the Jordan University of Science and Technology

Technical Focus

Blast mitigation and design

Composite materials

Structures and solid mechanics