Dr.Engr. Majid Ali (Gold Medalist & HEC Approved PhD Supervisor)

Designation

Associate Professor

Contact Information
Phone : +92-51-111-555-666 Ext: 354
Profile Summary
[1] Overall more than 13½ years of experience with 11 ISI Impact Factor journal publications having cumulative impact factor of >30 (cumulative journal and conference publications are 13 and 17, respectively). [2] HEC Approved PhD Supervisor. [3] Part of team who launched BS Civil Engineering Program based on OUTCOME BASED EDUCATION system and MS/PhD Civil Engineering Programs. [4] Bachelors with GOLD MEDAL, Masters with HIGHEST POSITION and PhD with FIVE IMPACT FACTOR JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS. [5] Past: Structural Design Engineer having ten years of association with NESPAK, one of leading consultants of Pakistan.
Qualification
PhD Civil Engineering Seismic-Resistant Housing (Natural Fibre Concrete) The University of Auckland, New Zealand 2013
M.Sc. Civil Engineering (With Merit, 91% marks) Structures University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan 2006
B.Sc. Civil Engineering (With Honors, 82% marks) . University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan 2004
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Associate Professor Capital University of Science and Technology, Islamabad 2016 - 2016
Assistant Professor Capital University of Science and Technology, Islamabad 2015 - 2016
Assistant Professor Civil Engineering Department, Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Islamabad Campus, Pakistan 2014 - 2015
Industrial EXPERIENCE
Senior Engineer (Grade-10) Structure Section, NESPAK Islamabad Office 2013 - 2014
Senior Engineer (Grade-9) Structure Section, NESPAK Islamabad Office 2007 - 2013
Engineer (Grade-8a) Structure Section, NESPAK Islamabad Office 2004 - 2007
MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES
Life-time Professional Engineer
Pakistan Engineering Council
Honors & Awards
1. 
2016: Got Honorarium from CUST for publication in impact factor journal.
2. 
2015: Got Honorarium from MAJU for publication in impact factor journal.
3. 
2015: Part of faculty team (i.e. assistance to Graduate Coordinator) who successfully started Graduate Civil Engineering Programs (MS and PhD) at MAJU.
4. 
2015: "Recognized Reviewer" by ELSEVIER journal CONSTRUCTION BUILDING AND MATERIALS (Impact Factor = 2.296)
5. 
2015: Selected as HEC Approved PhD Supervisor
6. 
2014: Got Honorarium (two times) from MAJU for publications in impact factor journals.
7. 
2014: Part of faculty team (under direct supervision/guidance of Dean Faculty of Engineering) who successfully started BS Civil Engineering Program based on Outcome Based Education (OBE) system at MAJU.
8. 
2014: Ten years of association with NESPAK (one of the leading consultants of Pakistan). Design Engineer in Structures Section, NESPAK Islamabad Office.
9. 
2013: Promotion from Senior Engineer (Grade-9) to Senior Engineer (Grade-10) in NESPAK based on performance of 2007-13.
10. 
2013: Got Honorarium (two times) from University of Auckland for publications in world class journals.
11. 
2013: Selected among 40 sponsored scholars from all over the world to present part of PhD research in 10CUEE organized by Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, an institute with world ranked at 18 in Engg. & IT.
12. 
2012: Selected among around 70 sponsored scholars from all over the world for attending international summer school, organized by The University of Tokushima, Japan.
13. 
2010: Selected among sponsored scholars from all over the world to present part of PhD research in "14th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering", organized by Macedonian Association for Earthquake Engineering, under the auspices of European Association of Earthquake Engineering.
14. 
2008: Postgraduate Scholarship Award for Philosophy of Doctorate by Higher Education Commission, Pakistan at The University of Auckland, New Zealand.
15. 
2008: Letter of Appreciation from NESPAK based on performance of 2007-08.
16. 
2007: Accelerated promotion from Engineer (Grade-8a) to Senior Engineer (Grade-9) in NESPAK based on performance of 2004-07.
17. 
2006: Honorarium from NESPAK based on performance of 2005-06.
18. 
2006: Merit Certificate by Dean, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila Pakistan for First class First Position in MSc Civil Engineering with Structures Specialization.
19. 
2005: Gold Medal and Merit Certificate by Governor Punjab in convocation for Best Performance in Final Year in BSc Civil Engineering.
20. 
2004: Merit Certificate by Chairman, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila Pakistan for obtaining overall 4th position in batch 2000-2004 of BSc Civil Engineering.
Research Areas / Interests
[1] Seismic-resistant design (Brick Masonry Houses; RCC Buildings; Elevated Water Tanks; Underground Water Tanks, Retaining Walls), [2] New construction technologies for seismic-resistant housing, [3] Use of natural fibres as construction materials, [4] Natural fibre reinforced concrete
Publications
    Journal Papers
  • Ali, M., "Role of post-tensioned coconut-fibre ropes in mortar-free interlocking concrete construction during seismic loadings", KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering (Impact Factor = 0.812) , (Article in Press)Pages: 1-8, 2017
  • Khan, M. and Ali, M., "Use of glass and nylon fibers in concrete for controlling early age micro cracking in bridge decks", Construction and Building Materials (Impact Factor = 3.169), Vol: 125, Pages: 800-808, 2016
  • Ali, M., "Use of coconut fibre reinforced concrete and coconut-fibre ropes for seismic-resistant construction", Materials de Construction (Impact Factor = 1.343), Vol: 66, No: 321, Pages: e073, 2016
    Conference Papers
  • Farooqi, M. U. and Ali, M., "Compressive Behavior of Wheat Straw Reinforced Concrete for Pavement Applications", 4th International Conference on Sustainable Construction Materials and Technologies. Las Vegas, USA. August 7-11, 2016. Paper S231., 2016
  • Ali, M., Briet, R., Bai, S. and Chouw, N., "Seismic performance of mortar-free interlocking column.", Annual NZSEE Conf., Wellington, New Zealand. April 26-28. , Pages: Paper 40, 2013
  • Ali, M. and Chouw, N., "Influence of post-tensioned ropes on the dynamic response of mortar-free interlocking structures in earthquakes", 10th Int. conf. on Urban EQ Engg, Tokyo Institute of Technology. Japan. Mar 1-2., Pages: Paper 048, 2013
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