Dr. Zahid Hamid Khan | American University of Sharjah

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, 2007
Other, Civil Engineering / Geotechnical Engineering, University of Waterloo, Canada, 2004
Other, Civil Engineering, NWFP University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan, 1992

Professional experience

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

Memberships

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