Usman Farooqi

Mr. M. Usman Farooqi (MSc UET, Taxila)

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
PROFILE SUMMARY

Overall more than 8 years of rich teaching, research and professional industry experience. Past: Deputy Project Manager having two years of association with Frontier Works Organization (FWO), one of leading contractors of Pakistan.

QUALIFICATION
PhD Scholar Civil Engineering Capital University of Science and Technology, Islamabad 2017
MSc Civil Engineering University of Engineering & Technology, Taxila 2014
BSc Civil Engineering University of Engineering & Technology, Taxila 2012
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Assistant Professor Capital University of Science and Technology Islamabad Since – 2017
Lecturer Capital University of Science and Technology Islamabad 2015 – 2017
Research Associate University of Engineering & Technology, Taxila 2012 – 2014
Industrial Experience
Deputy Project Manager Frontier Works Organization (FWO) 2014 – 2015
Industrial Experience
Convener Capital Media Group (CMG), Capital University Since — 2017
Deputy Project Manager Frontier Works Organization (FWO) 2014 – 2015
MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES
Registered Engineer Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) Reg. no: Civil/32846
RESEARCH AREAS / INTERESTS

  • Moisture Susceptibility of Loose Coated Asphalt Mixtures
  • Evaluation of the Mechanical Properties of Cold Recycled Asphalt Pavements
  • Performance Evaluation of Crumb Rubber Modified Asphaltic Wearing Coarse
  • Design of Water Supply System Using EPANET
  • JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS
    1. 1. Farooqi, M.U., and Ali. M., “Effect of pre-treatment and content of wheat straw on energy absorption capability of concrete”, Construction and Building Materials (Impact Factor = 4.046), Volume 224, Pages: 572-583, 2019.
    2. “Contribution of plant fibres in improving the behavior and capacity of reinforced concrete for structural applications” Construction and Building Materials, 182, 2018.
    3. “Analysis of moisture susceptibility of different loose coated asphalt mixtures” Technical Journal UET Taxila, Vol. 20 No. I, 2015 (ISSN: 1813-1786).
    4. “Sensitivity analysis of design variables of flexible pavement design equation in the AASHTO 1993 design guide” Life Science Journal 2013; 10(12s): 878-882 (ISSN: 1097-8135) (Impact factor = 0.165).
    5. “A field study of environment degradation during road construction and its improvement due to sprinkling of water” Life Science Journal 2013; 10(12s): 888-893 (ISSN: 1097-8135) (Impact factor = 0.165).
    6. “Influence of time and temperature on asphalt binders rheological properties” Life Science Journal 2013; 10(12s): 894-898 (ISSN: 1097-8135) (Impact factor = 0.165)
    CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS
    1. Shah, M., Farooqi, MU., and Ali, M. “Use of admixtures in improving bonded asphalt overlay on concrete pavements-A critical review”. 11th International Civil Engineering Conference (ICEC2020) Integrating Innovation and Sustainability in Civil Engineering”, NED-UET / IEP Karachi, Pakistan. March 13-14. Paper 74. 2020
    2. Ali, SZ., Farooqi, MU., and Ali, M. “Assessment of asphalt overlay performance over concrete bridge deck”. 11th International Civil Engineering Conference (ICEC2020) Integrating Innovation and Sustainability in Civil Engineering”, NED-UET / IEP Karachi, Pakistan. March 13-14. Paper 77. 2020
    3. Rahman, MU., Farooqi, MU., and Ali, M. “Use of BIM Tools In Highway Transportation System In Developed Countries – A Review”. 11th International Civil Engineering Conference (ICEC2020) Integrating Innovation and Sustainability in Civil Engineering”, NED-UET / IEP Karachi, Pakistan. March 13-14. Paper 79. 2020
    4. Tariq, MA., Farooqi, MU., and Ali, M. “A Review on Different Influential Factors and Techniques for Evaluating Bonding Between Asphalt Overlay and Concrete Pavement”. 11th International Civil Engineering Conference (ICEC2020) Integrating Innovation and Sustainability in Civil Engineering”, NED-UET / IEP Karachi, Pakistan. March 13-14. Paper 87. 2020
    5. Ahmed, T., Farooqi, MU., and Ali, M. “Compressive behavior of rice straw reinforced concrete for rigid pavements” 8th Global Conference on Materials Science and Engineering (CMSE), Sanya, China. November 12-15. Paper CMSE3781. 2019
    6. Farooqi, MU., and Ali, M. “Construction practices for first ever wheat straw reinforced concrete pavement for light traffic”. 5th International Conference on Sustainable Construction Materials and Technology, Kingston University, London, UK. July 14-17. Paper ID SCMT5169. 2019
    7. Sudheer, M., Farooqi, M.U., and Ali, M. “Case study: Flaws of concrete roads in Pakistan – possible reasons and remedial measures”, Annual Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Technical Conference, Fredericton, Canada. June 13-16. Paper TR47, 2018
    8. Farooqi, M. U. and Ali, M., (2017). Effect of fibre content on compressive strength of wheat straw reinforced concrete for pavement applications. 2nd International Conference on Frontiers of Composite Materials, Melbourne Australia, November 15-17. Paper 136
    9. Farooqi, M. U. and Ali, M., (2017). Short-term durability of wheat straw reinforced concrete for pavement applications. 5th International Conference on Infrastructure Engineering in Developing Countries (IEDC-2017) Karachi Pakistan, July 14-15. Paper 30. Paper got selected for UNIVERSITY TRAVEL GRANT
    10. Farooqi, M. U. and Ali, M. (2016). Flexural behaviour of wheat straw reinforced concrete for pavement applications. 36th Cement and Concrete Science Conference, Cardiff, UK. September 5-6. Paper 44
    11. 11. Farooqi, M. U. and Ali, M. (2016). Compressive behavior of wheat straw reinforced concrete for pavement applications. 4th International Conference on Sustainable Construction Materials and Technology, Las Vegas, USA. August 7-11. Paper 231. Paper got selected for HEC TRAVEL GRANT
    12. Effect of fibre content on compressive strength of wheat straw reinforced concrete for 2nd pavement applications” International Conference on Frontiers of Composite Materials, Melbourne, Australia, 2017.
    13. 5th “Short-term durability of wheat straw reinforced concrete for pavement applications” International Conference on Infrastructure Engineering in Developing Countries, 2017.
    14. 36th “Flexural behavior of wheat straw reinforced concrete for pavement applications” Cement and Concrete Science Conference, Cardiff, UK, 2016.
    15. “Compressive behavior of wheat straw reinforced concrete for pavement ”4th applications” International Conference on Sustainable Construction Materials and Technologies (SCMT4), Las Vegas, USA, 2016. (Won HEC Travel Grant)

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