Profile

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

Education

PhD, Civil Engineering / Geotechnical Engineering, University of Western Ontario, Canada
Other, Civil Engineering / Geotechnical Engineering, University of Waterloo, Canada
Other, Civil Engineering, NWFP University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan

Professional experience

Associate Professor at American University of Sharjah(2017 - Present)
Assistant Professor at American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates(2010 - 2017)
Visiting Assistant Professor at American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates(2008 - 2010)
Foundations Engineer at Ontario Ministry of Transportation, Canada(2007 - 2008)
Director at GDE (GeoDynamics and Engineering) Pvt Ltd, Canada(2004 - 2007)
Research Assistant at University of Waterloo, Canada(2001 - 2003)
Tunnel Engineer at PHLC Consultants, Pakistan(1995 - 2000)
Design Engineer at Designmen Consultants, Pakistan(1993 - 1995)

Memberships

Professional Engineers of Ontario, Ontario, Canada, 2004 - present
Canadian Geotechnical Society, Ontario, Canada, 2002 - present
Pakistan Engineering Council, Islamabad, Pakistan, 1992 - present
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