Dr Smail Kechidi


Smail Kechidi was born in Blida (Algeria) on October 15th, 1986, graduated at the University of Blida in Civil Engineering, Structural Design, in July 2011. At the same University, he obtained his MSc. and Ph.D. in Earthquake Engineering in January 2014 and March 2018, respectively.

Research interests

  • Earthquake Engineering
  • Cold-formed steel
  • Finite element analysis
  • Experimental testing
  • Structural analysis
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  • Bachelor (5 years) in Civil Engineering
  • MSc. in Civil Engineering
  • Ph.D. in Civil Engineering

Professional memberships

  • Member of the Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE)
  • Member of the Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI)
  • Member of the Structural Stability Research Council (SSRC)