Computational Mechanics and Design Group

Department of Civil & Structural Engineering

Dr Wael Darwich

Senior Software Developer at LimitState

+44 (0) 114 224 2240

The Innovation Centre
217 Portobello
Sheffield S1 4DP


After completing his BSc in Civil and Structural Engineering at Damascus University, Wael worked for two years as a site engineer before coming to the University of Sheffield to do an MSc in Steel Construction. After his Msc, Wael stayed on to do his PhD in 'Novel Computational Implementations for Ultimate Limit State Analysis and Design'. After working as the Chief Software architect for Limitstate Ltd during his PhD, Wael went on to work for several engineering companies before becoming a Lecturer at Yarmouk Private University, where he taught Engineering Computer Applications, Mechanics of Materials, and Steel Structures and Design. After that he returned back to LimitState Ltd to work as Senior Software Developer.


PhD, Novel Computational Implementations for Ultimate Limit State Analysis and Design, University of Sheffield, 2010
MSc, Steel Construction, University of Sheffield, 2003
Bsc, Civil and Structural Engineering, Damascus University, Syria, 2000