Dr. Muhammad Rizwan
Structural Engineering Department
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
NUST College of Civil Engineering, Risalpur, Pakistan.
PhD Structural Engineering
Dr. Muhammad Rizwan is currently serving as Assistant Professor at NUST Military College of Engineering. He holds M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Civil Engineering from University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore. He has also done Post-Doctorate from University of Witswatersrand, Southafrica. He has vast field experience and has various research papers to his credit.
of carrying out damage evaluation of number of buildings damaged during 8th
October 2005, Kashmir earthquake.
- Damage evaluation of Margala tower was
presented to governor Punjab·
of structures under blast loading·
of RC structures under seismic loading
of underground support system under rockburst loading.
- M. Rizwan. (2004). Cost increase by inclusion of seismic
effects in RC buildings for Islamabad. M.Sc
thesis, September 2004. University of Engineering & Technology,
- Ilyas M and Rizwan M. (2004). Damage Observed in
Earthquakes on February 14th, 2004 in Northern Pakistan. International Conference for Building & Construction, Cairo International Conference Center Cairo, Egypt, pp 363-372.
- Ilyas M and Rizwan M. (2005). Design of R.C Buildings Under Moderate Earthquakes. The 2nd International Conference on Concrete and
Development, Tehran, Building &
Housing Research Centre, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran, code CD2-060.
- Ilyas M and Rizwan M. (2005). Ground Failure And Structural Damages
During Recent Earthquakes In Northern Areas Of Pakistan. First National Seminar on Geotechnical Aspects of Hydropower
Projects, Civil Engineering Department, University of Engineering &
Technology, Lahore. Pp149-160.
- Ilyas M and Rizwan M. (2006). Devastating Effects of
Kashmir-Hazara Earthquake. Proceedings of
“International Conference & Expo. On Safe & Quality Buildings in
Asia – Review of Practices, SBCN Asia 2006, pp 39-44.
- Ilyas M and Rizwan M. (2006). A Study of Damage to
Reinforced Concrete Structures due to Kashmir-Hazara Earthquake, 8th
October 2005. Proceedings of 7th
International Congress on Civil Engineering, Tarbiat Modares University,
Tehran, Iran, code 1190.
- . Reconstruction Challenges
after Kashmir-Hazara Earthquake. A
Quarterly Journal of the Pakistan Engineering Congress, 8 and 9,pp 45-50.
- s M, Rizwan M and M.T.A Chaudhry. (2006). Design of RC Frames According
to Seismic Provisions Suggested for Islamabad – A
Comparative Study. Proceedings of “International Conference on Earthquake
Engineering” (ICEE – 2006), pp 73-84.
- zwanM. and Ilyas M (2007). An approach to digitize
analog form if accelerograms recorded at Tarbela – Pakistan. International Journal of Soil Dynamics and Earthquake
Engineering, Elsevier, 4, 28, pp 328-332.
- Rizwan M. and Ilyas M (2008). Design spectrums
based on earthquakes recorded at Tarbela. Mehran University Journal Of Engineering & Technology.
Mehran University of Engineering & Technology, 2, 27, pp 199-212.
- M. Rizwan. (2009). Performance
Evaluation of RC Structures Under Earthquake Loading. PhD Thesis.
University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore, Pakistan.
- S. H. Farooq, Ilyas M and Rizwan M (2012). Push over Analysis of steel strengthened Masonry. Pakistan Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences,
University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore, Pakistan, pp 36-44.
- M. F. Tahir, M. Q. Zaman, M. Rizwan (2012). Experimental behaviour of RC columns, confined with stirrup and strips, under cyclic axial load. The Arabian Journal
for Science and Engineering, KFUPM.
- M. Rizwan, M. Ilyas and M.T.A.
Chaudhry (2014). Performance of Steel Strip Confined (SSC) RC
Columns. Submitted in Composite
Part B: Engineering JCOMB-S-14-01389.
- M. Rizwan, M. T. A. Chaudhary, M.
Ilyas, Analytical Load Displacement Curves of RC Columns under Constant
Axial and Cyclic Lateral Loads, Pakistan Journal of Engineering &
Applied Sciences Vol. 15 July 2014 (37-49).
Rizwan, M.T.A. Chaudhary, M. Ilyas, Raja Rizwan Hussain and T.R. Stacey, Computer
Based Estimation of Backbone Curves for Hysteretic Response of Reinforced
Concrete Columns Under Static Cyclic Lateral Loads,2014, Vol.14, No. 2
RIzwan and T. R. Stacey, Conceptual Support System to Limit Damage to
Tunnel Floors in Rockbursting Environement,2015, ISRM Cogress 215
Proceedings – Int’l Symposium on Rock Mechanics – ISBN: 978-1-926872-25-4.
Mpunzi, R. Masethe, M. Rizwan and T. R. Stacy, Enhancement of the Tensile
Strengths of Rock and Shortcrete by Thin Spray-on Liners, Tunnelling and
Underground Space Technology 49(2015), 369-375.
- an, S. A. Khan, M. Ilyas, Raja Rizwan Hussain, Modelling of Steel
Strip Confined (SSC) RC Columns on DRAIN-3DX, Structures and Bildings 169 April
2016, Issue SB4, pages 245-256
M, Iqbal S, and Chaudhry M A T, Lateral load performance of RC columns
confined with stirrups of varied yield strength, Accepted for publication
in Ist Conference for Earthquake Engineering, ACI Kuwait-Chapter-2016.
Civil Engineering Courses
- 2009 Structural
Analysis – III to final term – 136 students
- 2010 Structural
Analysis – III to final term – 108 students
- 2011 Computer
Aided Civil Engineering – 6th term – 115 Students
- 2011 Structural
Analysis – III 7th term – 115 students
- 2012 Plain and
Reinforcement Concrete-II – 5th term supplementary – 8 students
- 2012 Computer
Aided Civil Engineering – 6th term – 128 students
- 2012 Structural
Analysis – III – 7th term – 128 students
- 2013 Structural
Analysis – III – 7th term – 118 students
- 2010 – 2012 Short
courses on ETABS, SAP-2000 and
Staad-Pro to final year students
- 2015 - Plain and
Reinforcement Concrete-I – 4th term – 140 students
- 2015 - Plain and
Reinforcement Concrete-II – 5th term –40 students
- 2016 – Structural
Analysis – III – 5th Term – 93 Students
- 2017 – Design of
Concrete Structures – 6th Term – 188 Students
- 2017 – Structural
Analysis – III – 200 Students
- 2012 Disaster Risk
Assessment and Mitigation – 15 Students
- 2013 Structural
Dynamics – 15 Students
- 2015 Advance
- 2016 Design of
- 2017 Advance