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Dr. Tariq M. Bajwa
RVF
NICE

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National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
NUST H-12 Islamabad ,Pakistan
Tel : 051-90854635

Specialization
Civil Engineering

Education
PhD (Canada), MASc, MSc, BSc

Dr. Bajwa is currently an RVF in the Department of Civil Engineering at NUST. Before joining NUST in 2018, Dr. Bajwa has been involved in working with several organisations of international standing on different research & development (R &D) projects in the fields of geotechnical, geoenvironmental and water resources engineering in various parts of the world for several years. He is also a member of several societies and has been involved in the organization of numerous workshops, seminars and national and international conferences.  Moreover, he is distinguished with several outstanding scholarships in his academic career.
Research interests:​
  • Soil and site improvement techniques
  • Mine waste management/Tailings
  • Solid waste management/Landfills
  • Fundamental unsaturated soil mechanics
  • Evolution of soil microstructure due to drying
  • Coupled processes in porous media and application to geotechnical systems
  • Landslides/slope stability applied to geotechnical hazards
  • Groundwater recharge
  • Climate change
  • Hydropower development 
  • Bajwa, T. M., and Simms, P. H., 2019. Fabric changes and shifting of the SWCC during desiccation and consolidation of a clayey tailings,                      Geotechnique, ICE publishing UK (Paper number: 19-P-018)
  • Bajwa, T., and Fall, M., 2018. Experimental characterization of the engineering properties of landfill compost bio-cover; Geotechnique: ICE publishing UK (in pipeline)
  • Canadian Geotechnical Journal, Canadian Science Publishing, National Research Council Canada, NRC Research Press Canada (in pipeline)
  • Bajwa, T., and Simms, P., 2018. Microstructure and shear strength evaluation of thickened tailings for desiccation and consolidation, Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Geo-Institute, USA (in pipeline)
  • Bajwa, T. M. (2018) Environmental pollution: a horrendous issue of next decade, Pakistan Times, 2018
  • Bajwa, T., and Simms, P 2013. Evolution of microstructure during desiccation of oil sands mature fine tailings, Proceedings of the 18th International Conference for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering: Challenges and Innovations in Geotechnics, Paris, France, 2 – 6 September 2013
  • Bajwa, T and Simms, P 2013. Influence of dewatering and desiccation on microstructure and vane strength of polymer amended oil sands mature fine tailings, Proceedings of the 66th Canadian Geotechnical Conference and the 11th Joint CGS/IAH-CNC Groundwater Conference, GeoMontreal 2013, Montréal, Que., Canada, 29 September – 3 October 2013
  • Bajwa, T., and Fall M. 2013. Coupled thermal hydraulic and mechanical (THM) evolution of compost materials in column, Proceedings of the 66th Canadian Geotechnical Conference and the 11th Joint CGS/IAH-CNC Groundwater Conference, GeoMontreal 2013, Montréal, Que., Canada, 29 September – 3 October 2013
  • Bajwa, T. M., 2013. Athabasca oil sands: A blessing or nuisance? 2013, (mi
  • ning.com)
  • 4th Canadian Geotechnical Conference and 14th Pan-American Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Toronto, Canada​

  • ​​CE 821: Soil and Site improvement
  • CE 828: Advanced Geotechnical Design
  • CE 324: Soil Mechanics II
  • CE 222: Soil Mechanics1
​Dr Tariq Bajwa has been working with several organisations of international standing on different research & development (R &D) projects in the fields of geotechnical,  geoenvironmental and water resources engineering in various parts of the world for several years​.