Prof. Ruben Paul Borg

Prof. Ruben Paul Borg

Prof. Ruben Paul Borg

  B.E.&A.(Hons)(Melit.),Spec.Struct.Eng.(Milan),Ph.D.(Sheff.), Eur.Ing.,C.Eng.,M.I.C.E.,C.Env.,M.I.E.D.,M.A.S.C.E.,M.I.C.T.,M.C.S.,Perit


Room 213
Built Environment Building
University of Malta
  +356 2340 2872

Ph.D.(Sheff.) Department Civil & Structural Engineering, University of Sheffield, UK
Spec.Struct.Eng.(Milan) Department Structural Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
B.E.&A.(Hons.)(Melit.) University of Malta
Quality Management Systems Auditor CertiQuality, Italy


Architect & Civil Engineer, Perit Warrant, Republic of Malta
Eur.Ing. Fédération Européenne d'Associations Nationales d'Ingénieurs
C.Eng. Chartered Engineer
C.Env. Chartered Environmentalist
Member, Institution of Civil Engineers UK
Member, Institution of Engineering Designers UK
Chartered Member, Institute of Concrete Technology UK
Member, Concrete Society UK
Member, American Society of Civil Engineers US
Member, Kamra Tal-Periti Malta


Member FIB Commission 7 (International Federation for Structural Concrete) Sustainable Concrete
Member RILEM Committee MCC: Mechanical Characterization and Structural design of Textile Reinforced Concrete
Member Expert Group CEN TC350 Sustainable Construction
Member Expert Group CEN TC250 Structural Eurocodes
Chairman ECCE European Council of Civil Engineers, Knowledge & Technology
Member Board of Directors, iiSBE International Initiative Sustainable Built Environment
Member ACE Architects Council of Europe, Environment & Sustainable Architecture
Malta Representative ICE Institution of Civil Engineers UK
Chairman MGPEI Malta Group of Professional Engineering Institutions
President & Founding Member SBE Malta - iiSBE Malta Chapter
Member Megalithic Temples Scientific Committee Malta
Member Scientific Committee Xrobb l-Ghagin Neolithic Site, Malta
Executive Board Member BICC Building Industry Consultative Council, Government of Malta
Chairman Research & Innovation Committee BICC
Member, National Standards Structures Committee BICC
Council Member Kamra Tal-Periti, Chamber of Architects & Civil Engineers
Chairman Built Environment Committee; Coordinator Civil Engineering Encounters, KTP
  • Concrete Materials and Reinforced Concrete Structures
  • Durability of Materials
  • Waste Recycling
  • Sustainable Construction & Life Cycle Analysis
  • Structural Vulnerability, Earthquake Engineering & Cultural Heritage
  • Quality Management Systems & Product Certification
  • CNM1401 - Introduction to Forms of Construction
  • CNM1412 - Building Elements 1
  • CNM1421 - Materials and the Environment
  • CNM2411 - Building Elements 2
  • CNM2421 - Materials for Construction 1
  • CNM3411 - Concrete Construction Technology
  • CNM3421 - Degradation of Building Materials 1
  • CNM5421 - Engineering Materials
International Research Projects (Principal Investigator):

ReSHEALience HORIZON2020 Project Ultra-High Durability Concrete
CESBA MED Interreg Med Project Sustainable Med Cities
CABARET ERASMUS+ Project Disaster Resilience in Asia
SIMIT-THARSY Interreg Italia-Malta Coastal Tsunami Hazard
ANDROID European LLP Disaster Resilience
SIMIT Interreg Italia-Malta Integrated Civil Protection Network - Earthquake Engineering
SARCOS Project Self-Healing Concrete
TU1404 Project Cement Based Materials
BridgeSpec TU1406 Project Bridge Performance Assessment
WINERCOST TU1304 Built Environment Wind Energy Technology
TU0701 Project Quality of Suburban Building Stock
C25 Project Sustainable Construction Life-Cycle Structural Engineering
HYDRIA UNESCO-GWP Project Water Engineering in Antiquity
C26 Urban Habitat Constructions Under Catastrophic Events

Research Projects (Principal Investigator):

Deconstruction & Waste Recycling in Construction, BICC Malta
Reinforced Concrete Water-Tower Restoration Project, MSDEC-PA

Editorial Board Member:

International Journal Advanced Science, Engineering, Information Technology; SCOPUS Q2
International Journal Sustainable Architecture & Civil Engineering; SCOPUS Indexed
Energy Self Sufficient Building Journal, CKAIT GBC Passive House Czech
Innova Journal, Building Industry Consultative Council


Energy Globe International Award: Xrobb l-Ghagin Sustainable Development Centre 2013

Research Activity:

Ultra High Durability High Performance Fibre Reinforced Self Compacting Concrete
Self-Healing of Cement Based Materials
Waste Materials & Industrial By-products in Concrete, Limestone Waste Recycling
Geopolymer Concrete
Durability Assessment, Repair & Restoration of Reinforced Concrete Structures
Life Cycle Assessment & Sustainable Construction
Vulnerability Assessment & Resilience