College / Department

Teaching areas

Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering, Soil Mechanics, Foundations, Geology

Research areas

Geotechnical earthquake engineering, Static and Dynamic Foundation Analysis, Non-destructive and non-invasive methods for site and material characterization, and Seismic site response and liquefaction analysis


PhD, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada, 2007
MASc, University of Waterloo, Canada, 2004
BSc, NWFP University of Engineering, Pakistan, 1992

Professional experience

Assistant Professor, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE, 2008-present
Foundations Engineer, Ontario Ministry of Transportation,ON, Canada, 2007-2008
Principle Engineer, GDE, ON, Canada, 2004-2007
Research Assistant, University of Waterloo / Western Ontario, ON, Canada, 2001-2006
Tunnel Engineer, PHLC Consultants/Designmen, Tarbela Dam, Pakistan, 1993-2000


Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO), Canadian Geotechnical Society (CGS), Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC)
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