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Dr. Abdul Waheed
Assistant Professor
Transportation and Geotechnical Engineering Department

MCE
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
NUST College of Civil Engineering, Risalpur, Pakistan.
Tel : 03455671553

Specialization
Geotechnical Engineering

Education
Ph.D. Civil (Geotechnical Engg; UET Taxila), Pakistan

Dr. Abdul Waheed is currently serving as Assistant Professor at Department of Geotechnical Engineering at NUST Military College of Engineering (MCE), Risalpur. He holds MS Civil Engineering Degree (with GeotechnicalEngg as specialization) from NUST (NIT), Pakistan and recently completed his Ph.D from UET, Taxila. He  completed his BE (Civil Engg) degree from MCE,Risalpur Cantt in 1993Dr.Abdul Waheed has 30 years of project work& education experience in the field of Civil Engineering, especially in geotechnical/ transportation engineering projects. He has attended various international/ national seminars/ workshops. Dr. Abdul Waheed has some international/ national research publications to his credit.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP
  • Professional Engineer (PE), Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC)
  • Member, Institute of Engineers Pakistan MIE (Pak)

RESEARCH AREAS 

 
  • Liquefaction potential evaluation
  • Construction and Management of civil engineering projects
  • Monitoring and evaluation of reconstruction in seismic areas
  • Soil stabilisation for compacted clay liners
  • Evaluation of soil stabilisation for arid/semi arid regions of Pakistan
  • Evaluation of road embankment materials
 

MEMBER GUIDANCE AND EVALUATION COMMITTEE (GEC)

 
  • GEC Member for MS Disaster Management
  • GEC Member for MS Construction Engineering & Management
  • GEC Member for MS Geotechnical Engineering

FINAL YEAR PROJECTS SUPERVISED

 

JOURNAL/RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS 

  • Abdul Waheed and Imran Hafeez (2018) “Experimental development of clay liners for waste containment in arid and semiarid regions” Journal of Chinese Institute of Engineers (JCIE), vol 41 (8);687-696,doi.org/10.1080/02533839.2018.1534613.
  • Muhammad AmmarAyub, Muhammad Rizwan, Abdul Waheed “Damage assessment of deficient reinforced concrete setback structures” Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers – Structures and Buildings 171(9): 696–704, doi.org/10.1680/jstbu.17.00095.
  • Arshad Ali, Maqbool Sadiq Awan, Abdul Waheed (2015) “Arsenic removal from drinking water of Risalpur Cantonment” Journal of Water Pollution and Purification Research, vol 2(1), pp 8-13, ISSN: 2394-7306.
  • Mustafa Pasha, Arshad Ali, Abdul Waheed (2015) “Sindh drought 2014 – Pakistan: was it a natural or a man-made disaster” American Journal of Social Science Research, vol 1(1), pp 16-20.
  • Arshad Ali, Shujaat Ali Khan, Abdul Waheed (2015)  “Problems confronting the humanitarian workers”  ACTA TEHNICA CORVINIENSIS – Bulletin of Engineering.
 

INTERNATIONAL/ NATIONAL CONFERENCES PUBLICATION

 
  • Abdul Waheed, Arshad Ali, Shahid Iqbal (December, 2014) “Evaluation of liquefaction potential” Proceedings of 7th International Engineering Convention, The Institute of Engineers, Pakistan.
  • Masood Azam, Arshad Ali, Shahid Iqbal, Abdul Waheed (November, 2014) “Volunteerism in information revolution” 1st National Conference on Disaster Management, MCE-NUST Risalpur, KPK, Pakistan, pp 10.
  • Mr Noor Ul Amin, Arshad Ali, Abdul Waheed, M Maqbol Sadiq Awan (November, 2014) “Impacts of disasters on public health within the context of Pakistan” 1st National Conference on Disaster Management, MCE-NUST Risalpur, KPK, Pakistan, pp 11. Ammara Muneer, Arshad Ali, Shahid Iqbal, Abdul Waheed (November, 2014) “Mainstreaming of DRR in school curriculum” 1st National Conference on Disaster Management, MCE-NUST Risalpur, KPK, Pakistan, pp 16.

    ​PHD DISSERTATION

    • Evaluating the Efficacy of Compacted Clay Liners (CCL)in Arid/Semiarid Region.

    COURSES OFFERED TO UNDER-GRADUATE PROGRAM:

    • HU 107 Pakistan Studies
    • CE 182 Survey-I
    • CE 222 Soil Mechanics-I
    • CE 324 Foundation Engineering
    • CE 327 Geotechnical Engineering
    • CE 354 Engineering Hydrology
    • CE 458 Irrigation Engineering

    COURSES OFFERED TO POST-GRADUATE PROGRAM:

    • CE 821 Soil and site improvement
    • CE 829 Geotechnical site investigation

    ATTENDED TRAINING NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOPS/SEMINARS 


    • National seminar on UFE system; organized by PEC, at Islamabad from 27 Dec to 29 Dec 2007.
    • National workshop on grading system; organized by NUST, at Islamabad from 2 Jun to 2 Jun 2008.
    • International seminar on tunneling system; organized by PGES, at UET Lahore from 9 Oct to 11 Oct 2008.
    • National seminar on retrofitting techniques; organized by PEC, at MCE, Risalpur from 22 Jul to 22 Jul 2011.
    • National seminar on seismic performance of concrete; organized by PEC, at MCE, Risalpur from 19 Mar to 19 Mar 2012.
    • National seminar on disaster risk management; organized by PEC, at MCE, Risalpur from 4 May to 4 May 2013.
    • National seminar on mineral resource exploration; organized by PEC, at NUST, Islamabad from 17 Jun to 18 Jun 2013.
    • National seminar on fire design of building; organized by PEC, at MCE, Risalpur from 10 Oct to 10 Oct 2013.
    • National seminar on teaching and learning OBE system; organized by PEC, at MCE, Risalpur from 10 Jan to 10 Jan 2015.
    • National seminar on landslide analysis and mitigation; organized by PEC, at MCE, Risalpur from 21 Feb to 21 Feb 2015.
    • National workshop on new trends in teaching strategy; organized by NUST, at Islamabad on 7 Jan 2019.
    • National workshop on outcome based education; organized by NUST, at Islamabad from 8 to 9 Jan 2019.

    UNIVERSITY TEACHING EXPERIENCE

    • Jun 2009 to date : Assistant Prof Geotechnical Engineering Dept., Military College of Engineering (MCE), National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Risalpur Campus, Pakistan
    • Nov 2007 to Jun 2009: Lecturer Geotechnical Engineering Dept., Military College of Engineering (MCE), National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Risalpur Campus, Pakistan.
    ​​​​PROFESSIONAL/INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE
    • Jan 2007 to Nov 2007: DD M&E in ERRA, Monitoring of reconstruction/rehabilitation works including buildings, roads, WATSAN etc, in districts of Mansehra & Abbottabad, Pakistan; under ERRA. Project sponsored by respective line departments, funded by WB/ADB/OIC; worth Rs 27000/- Millions under ERRA’s consultants of NES Pak.
    • Oct 2005 to Dec 2005: Officer In charge of newly raised (RDMS) Company, participated in rescue/retrieval (Operation life line) at Margalla tower Islamabad and Muzaffarabad city (AJK), respectively during earthquake 2005.​
    • Nov 2004 to Jan 2007: Officer In charge Army Engineers Company, raising of new Rocket Delivered Mine System (RDMS) Company for Army Corps of Engineers, Pak.
    • Sep 2002 to Sep 2004: DD PM & QC, construction of 162 km Mansehra-Naran-Jalkhad road, Pakistan; under FWO Army Corps of Engineers. Project sponsored by NHA, funded by GOP; worth Rs 4275/- Millions under consultants of (NES Pak, REC).
    • Sep 2001 to Sep 2002: DD PM & QC & Accounts, construction of Liari Expressway, Karachi, Pakistan; under FWO Army Corps of Engineers. Project sponsored by NHA, funded by ADB; worth Rs 3850/- Millions under consultants of (NES Pak).
    • Sep 2001 to Sep 2002: DD PM & QC, construction of roads in DHA Karachi, Pakistan; under FWO Army Corps of Engineers. Project sponsored by DHA, funded by DHA; worth Rs 1200/- Millions under consultants of (DHA).​
    • Sep 2001 to Sep 2002: DD PM & QC, construction of Makran coastal highway, Liari-Ormara-Pasni-Gawader 653 km (N-10), in Gwader Division, Pakistan; under FWO Army Corps of Engineers. Project sponsored by NHA, funded by GOP; worth PKR 9370/- Millions under consultants of (ECIL, REC, LOYA).​
    • Mar 2000 to Sep 2001: Project coordinator, widening of 90 km road (N-35), in district of Dera Murad Jamali, Pakistan; under FWO Army Corps of Engineers. Project sponsored by NHA, funded by GOP; worth Rs 950/- Millions under consultants of Associates of Construction Consultants (ACC).
    • Mar 2000 to Sep 2001: DD PM & QC, construction duel carriageway 120 km (N-5), in Sukkar Division, Pakistan; under FWO Army Corps of Engineers. Project sponsored by NHA, funded by GOP; worth Rs 7200/- Millions under consultants of Engineering Associates (EA).Oct 1998 to Mar 2000 – MS (civil, Geotechnical) at National Institute of Transportation (NIT), National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Risalpur Campus.
    • Feb 1996 to Oct 1998: Officer In charge Army Engineers Company, Army Corps of Engineers, Pak.Aug 1993 to Feb 1995 - Project Engr, construction of 3xThermal power stations of 210 MW each in District Muzaffargarh, Pakistan; under FWO Army Corps of Engineers. Project sponsored by WAPDA, funded by WB; worth Rs 6000/- Millions under consultants of NES Pak.​
    • Aug 1990 to Aug 1993: BS (civil) at Military College of Engineering (MCE), National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Risalpur Campus.
    • Sep 1987 to Aug 1990: Project Engr, at SCARP-VI (lining of Abbasia & Sadiq feeders) in District Rahim Yar Khan, Pakistan; under FWO Army Corps of Engineers. Project sponsored by WAPDA, funded by WB; worth Rs 1500/- Millions under consultants of NES Pak.