Dr. Munir Ahmed CE

Dr. Munir Ahmed (PhD AIT, Thailand)

Associate Professor

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, Code based design of 29-Storied PTET, Tower (Pakistan), Code and performance based design of 40 storied Central Embassy Building in Thailand (1st performance based designed building in Thailand), Code and performance based design40 storied precast pruksa building in Thailand ,Code and performance based designCode and performance based design50 Storied Green Residences building in Philippine ,ode and performance based design60 Storied BDO Tower in Philippine, Code and performance based design40 storied Langsuan Tower in Thailand

Doctor of EngineeringStructural EngineeringAsian Institute of Technology, Thailand2011
MSc. Civil EngineeringStructural EngineeringUET Taxila2007
BSc. Cicil EngineeringCivil EngineeringUniversity of Science and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan2002
Associate ProfessorCapital University of Science and Technology IslamabadSince – 2016
Assistant ProfessorCapital University of Science and Technology Islamabad2014 – 2016
Temporary Visiting FacultyNational University of Science and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan2011 – 2012
Industrial Experience
Senior Structural Design EngineerNational Engineering Services of Pakistan2007 – 2014
Performance Based Project EngineerAIT consulting at Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand2010 – 2013
Structural EngineerNational Engineering Services of Pakistan2002 – 2007
MemberBoard of Post Graduate Studies,UET, Taxila
Professional EngineerPakistan Engineering Council (PEC)
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

1. 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

1.Munir, A. and Warnitchai, P. (2011), Optimal reduction of inelastic seismic demands in high-rise reinforced concrete core wall buildings using energy-dissipating devices. Struct. Design Tall Spec. Build. doi: 10.1002/tal.704 (IF=1.2)
2.Munir, A.; Warnitchai, P. (2012), The cause of unproportionately large higher mode contributions in the inelastic seismic responses of high-rise core-wall buildings. Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics vol. 41 issue 15, December 2012. p. 2195-2214 (IF=1.9).
3.Warnitchai, P., and A. Munir. “Identification of Reasons for High Inelastic Seismic Demands in High Rise RC Core Wall Buildings.” Procedia Engineering 14 (2011): 1359-1366. (IF=NIL) (An International Journal).
4.Munir, A., 2015 “ Multiple Plastic Hinges Concept in High-Rise RC core wall buildings”, ICE, Structures and Buildings, (IF=0.42)
5.Munir a, Tayyaba, S, and Waseem, A, 2015 “Effect of Locations of Buckling Restrained Braces on Seismic Responses of High- Rise RC core wall buildings”, Shock and Vibration Journal,. (IF=1.28)
6.Tahir Mehmood, Pennung Warnitchai, Munir Ahmed and M.Irshad Qureshi “Improved understanding of shear amplification in high-rise RC Core wall buildings Using Uncoupled Modal Response History Analysis Procedure “, Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings (ISI Impact Factor= 1.2).
7.Munir, A., 2015 “Fluid Viscous Dampers Locations in High Rise RC core wall Buildings”, ICE, Structures and Buildings, (IF=0.42)
1.Munir, A. and Warnitchai, P. (2010) “Inelastic Modal Decomposition of High-Rise RC Core Wall Buildings” 14th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering, August-30 to September-03 the Republic of Macedonia, Europe.
2.Munir, A. and Warnitchai, P. (2010) “Reduction of inelastic seismic demands in high-rise RC core wall buildings by inducing plastic hinges at effective locations” 3rd Asian Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Dec-01 to Dec-03, held in Bangkok, Thailand.
3.Warnitchai, P and Munir, A. (2011) “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) held in Hong Kong on January, 26-28, 2011.
4.Munir, A. Warnitchai, P. and Tahir, M. (2011) “Effectiveness of buckling restrained braces for reduction of inelastic seismic demands in high-rise RC core wall buildings’ International Conference on Earthquake and Seismology, Apr-25 to Apr-26, held in Islamabad, Pakistan.
5.Warnitchai, P and Munir, A. (2013) “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) held in Hokkaido, Japan on Sep, 11-13, 2013.
6.Munir, A. (2018), “Numerical Estimation of Damping in High-Rise RC core wall buildings with Energy Dissipating Devices”, 7th World Conference on Structural control and Monitoring held on July 22-25, 2018 in Qingdao China.
7.Kanwal F., Munir A, (2018), “Evaluation of Response Modification factors in moment resisting frame buildings considering Soil Structure Interaction”, 40th Symposium, 19-21 September 2018, Nantes, France Tomorrow’s Megastructures
8.Munir A, Kanwal F. (2018), “simplified procedure for estimating Modified response modification factor of a Complex high-rise building”, 40th Symposium, 19-21 September 2018, Nantes, France Tomorrow’s Megastructures.
9.A Ahmed , A Ali 1, , Hammaad Khalid and M Ahmad (2018), “Role of masonry infill wall on the seismic behavior of typical four-story building in Pakistan”, 1st International Conference on Advances in Engineering and Technology (ICAET-2018), BUITEMS, Queta, Pakistan

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