Dr.Engr. Munir Ahmed

Designation

Associate Professor

Contact Information
Phone : +923425260308 Ext: 355
https://www.cust.edu.pk/faculty/update
Profile Summary
More than 12 years of experience in structural design of low, mid and high rise buildings both individually and in team lead capacity in NESPAK (Pakistan No. 1 consultancy) and in AIT consulting (International Consultancy). The experience includes (1) Code based design of 29-Storied PTET, Tower (Pakistan), (2) Code and performance based design of 40 storied Central Embassy Building in Thailand (1st performance based designed building in Thailand) (3) Code and performance based design40 storied precast pruksa building in Thailand (4) Code and performance based designCode and performance based design50 Storied Green Residences building in Philippine (5) Code and performance based design60 Storied BDO Tower in Philippine (6) Code and performance based design40 storied Langsuan Tower in Thailand
Qualification
Doctor of Engineering Structural Engineering Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand 2011
MSc. Civil Engineering Structural Engineering University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan 2007
BSc. Cicil Engineering Civil Engineering University of Science and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan 2002
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Associate Professor Capital University of Science and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan Since - 2016
Assistant Professor Capital University of Science and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan 2014 - 2016
Temporary Visiting Faculty National University of Science and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan 2011 - 2012
Industrial EXPERIENCE
Senior Structural Design Engineer National Engineering Services of Pakistan 2007 - 2014
Performance Based Project Engineer AIT consulting at Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand 2010 - 2013
Structural Engineer National Engineering Services of Pakistan 2002 - 2007
MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES
Member
Board of Post Graduate Studies,UET, Taxila
Professional Engineer
Pakistan Engineering Council
Honors & Awards
1. 
Got 4.0/4.0 CGPA in eight subjects of Doctoral Course Work
2. 
Got HEC schlarship for pursuing Doctoral degree from Asian Institute of Technology
3. 
2nd Position Holder in MSc civil Engineering
4. 
Got 3rd in Final year of BSc and Overall 5th Position holder in BSC civil Engineering
Research Areas / Interests
Code Based and Performance based seismic analysis and design of low, mid, and high-rise RC buildings, Structural Dynamics and Vibration Control, Design of Steel and brick masonary Structures, Prefabrictaed building structures etc
Publications
    Journal Papers
  • Munir, A., "Fluid Viscous Dampers Locations in High Rise RC core wall Buildings", Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Structures and Buildings , Vol: 170, No: 1, Pages: 33-50, 2016
  • Tahir Mehmood, Pennung Warnitchai, Munir Ahmed and M.Irshad Qureshi , "ernative approach to compute shear amplification in high-rise reinforced concrete core wall buildings using uncoupled modal response history analysis procedure", Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings, Vol: 1314, 2016
  • Munir Ahmed , "Multiple Plastic Hinges Concept in High-Rise RC core wall buildings", Publication in Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers journal Structures and Buildings, (Article in Press)2015
    Conference Papers
  • Warnitchai, P and Munir, A. , "Higher mode effects on seismic responses of high-rise RC core wall buildings ", Keynote / Arthur CHIU Memorial Lecture (ACML), presented in The Thirteenth East Asia-Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction (EASEC-13) , 2013
  • Warnitchai, P and Munir, A., "Identification of the reasons for large inelastic seismic demands in the High Rise RC Core Wall Buildings", The Twelfth East Asia-Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction (EASEC-12) , 2011
  • • Munir, A. Warnitchai, P.and Tahir, M., "Effectiveness of buckling restrained braces for reduction of inelastic seismic demands in high-rise RC core wall buildings’ International Conference on Earthquake and Seismology", International Conference on Earthquake and Seismology, 2011
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