Elias Toubia

Contact Information

  • Email: Elias Toubia
  • Phone: 937-229-3847
  • Location: Kettering Laboratories Room 422

Elias Toubia

Assistant Professor

  • Full-Time Faculty


Selected Publications

  • Marziale, S.A., and E.A. Toubia. 2014. Analysis of brick veneer on concrete masonry wall subjected to in-plane load. Structures, Elsevier. doi:10.1016/j.istruc.2014.11.001
  • Elmir, C., E. Toubia, and R. Brockman. 2014. Analysis of cylindrical sandwich structures with weak orthotropic core under patch loading. Engineering Structures 80, no. 1 (December): 89-97.
  • Morgan, A., and E. Toubia. 2014. Cone calorimeter and room corner fire testing of balsa wood core/phenolic composite skin sandwich panels. Journal of Fire Sciences 32, no. 4 (July): 328-345.
  • Lintz, J., and E. Toubia. 2013. In-plane loading of brick veneer over wood shear walls. TMS Journal 31, no.1 (December): 15-27, Longmont, Colorado: The Masonry Society.

Selected Presentations

  • Toubia, Elias A., James M. Lintz, and Stephen A. Marziale. 2015. Effect of lateral ties on in-plane coupling of brick veneer on wood frame construction. The 12th North American Masonry Conference, May 17-20, in Denver, Colorado.
  • Toubia, E., C. Elmir, and R. Brockman. 2015. Analysis of cylindrical sandwich structures with weak orthotropic core under patch loading. 18th International Conference on Composite Structures (ICCS), June, in Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Bednarcyk, B.A., P. Yarrington, C. Lucking, C. Collier, J. Ainsworth, and E. Toubia. 2011. Efficient design and analysis of lightweight reinforced core sandwich and PRSEUS structures. 52nd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference. doi: 10.2514/6.2011-1909


  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of Dayton
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, University of Dayton
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, The Lebanese University

Courses Taught

  • Mechanics I
  • Mechanics II
  • Civil Engineering Materials
  • Design of Concrete Structures
  • Masonry Design
  • Design of Timber Structures
  • Structural Dynamics

Professional Activities

  • American Society of Engineering Education
  • American Concrete Institute
  • Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute
  • The Masonry Society

Research Interests

  • Innovative structural design systems 
  • Structural materials and experimental testing 
  • Behavior of reinforced concrete and masonry structures 
  • Fiber-reinforced concrete