Dr. S.M. Shahid Alam
Dr. Shahid Alam is the founder and Managing Director of the Exponent Engineers (Pvt.) Limited. He has nearly 30+ years of experience in Research, Teaching, Design and Supervision of Civil Engineering Projects. Dr. Alam has obtained his Doctorate degree in the vibration and vibration control of Large Civil Engineering Projects from Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan. He has published several technical papers in international journals of repute. His publications include papers in American Society of Civil Engineers, Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Computers and Structures, England; Adoptive Structures, Holland etc.
He is associated with NED University of engineering and technology for the last 20 years. He has offered courses on Mechanics of Structures, Structural Dynamics and Finite Element Analysis for Master Engineering Program of NED University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi. He was a member of Academic Council, NED University for the last 10 years. Dr. Alam has specialized in Buildings, Industrial Projects, Bridges, Telecommunication, Marine Structures and other Infrastructure Projects.
He has been involved in the design of several concrete and steel structure projects in Pakistan, Singapore, Dubai, Doha, Malaysia, China, Philippines, Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan. In the recent years, Dr. Alam has worked extensively on JICA funded infra-structure projects encompassing Bridges, Roads & Urban Railways, Transportation Engineering & Mass Transit Schemes and on Feasibility Studies.
Ashar Hashmat Lodi
Mr. Ashar Hashmat Lodi is the Director of Transportation Engineering Department. Mr. Lodi has nearly 23 years of experience in Traffic Engineering, Transportation Planning and GIS Mapping. He has completed his Master’s degree in Transportation Engineering from Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok, Thailand in 1996. He has worked on projects involving development of automated engineering solutions for various fields of engineering including transportation and highway projects. He has worked on several projects of national interest.
He has also been involved in the applications of GIS to various fields including transportation and infrastructure engineering. He has also developed processes through integrated use of various technologies including GIS, satellite imagery, GNSS [GPS], Satellite & GSM Communications. Mr. Lodi has also been a visiting faculty member of NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi for the last 10 years. His area of interest include traffic demand modeling, micro simulation modeling of traffic, traffic flows theory and transportation economics.
Muhammad Farhatullah AbulKhairi
Mr. Farhatullah A. Khairi is the Chief Engineer in Structural Engineering Department. He has more than 40+ years of experience in Structural Planning, Designing and Supervision of different types of buildings including industrial, power generation, hydraulics, pump houses, commercial, storage and communication structures. He has graduated from NED College, Karachi in 1970, and he is the member of Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC).
He has worked on few major construction based projects including (Steel Mill), Six (6) numbers 210 MW thermal power plants at Bin Qasim, 4×4.367MW Pasni diesel power station, Armed forces Medical city, Pakistan Navy sport complex, New office building of state Bank at North Nazimabad, Cement plants for Javedaan (1000tpd) and Galadari (2000tpd), Operation and control buildings for Pakistan Steel, Gadani water works and Industrial Alcohal plant at Khazana Sugar Mills and foundation for communication Green Field and Roof Top Sites for Mobilink, Ufone, Warrid, Siemens & Telenor projects.
Mr. Mohsin Iqbal is the General Manager (Projects & Business Development). Mr. Iqbal has nearly 35+ years of experience in Project Planning, Coordination & Management; Value Engineering and Project Cost/Budgeting; Survey and NDT Planning and Analysis; GIS & Remote Sensing Planning & Analysis; Systems Analysis & Design etc. He has completed his Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from NED University of Engineering & Technology (NED), Karachi, Pakistan in 1981. He has worked on projects involving infrastructure development like Alternative Energy (Wind Power), Ports & Harbours; Highways & Roads; Canal & Irrigation Planning; Dams & Ancillary Structures Planning; Aerial/ Satellite/GPS/Topographic & Bathymetric Surveying, and very high precision GPS Controls setup etc.
Mr. Iqbal has work experience of UAE and Pakistan with clients, consultants and contractors on projects of international repute. He has wide spectrum of knowledge based with certifications like Value Engineering, Energy Conservation, GIS & Remote Sensing, Wind Power Projects Development, Wildlife & Forestry Conservation, Basic Monitoring & Evaluation, and Social Engineering.
Syed Aftab Ahmad
Syed Aftab Ahmad is the Director of Project Management Department of Exponent Engineers (Pvt.) Limited. He has been in the field of Project Management and Construction for almost three decades in Pakistan and Middle-East. He did his MSc (Engineering) in International Construction Management & Engineering from University of Leeds, UK. He is also member of Project Management Institute (USA) and Association of Project Management (UK).
He has extensive experience in structured approach on critical aspects of Project Management, Construction Management, Cost & Revenue Management, Contract Management and Quality Assurance of large scale Building and Infrastructure Projects. Mr. Aftab Ahmad has been involved in some Ports & Harbour related projects and some of the mega projects such as Al-Faisaliah Centre – Riyadh KSA, Prophet’s Mosque Extension Project, Madina-al-Munawara KSA, Second Manama-Muharraq Crossing ( Marine Structures & Cable Stayed Bridge) – Bahrain, FFC Corporate Headquarters Building – Rawalpindi, Creek Vistas at Creek City, DHA – Karachi and Redevelopment of Country & Golf Club, DHA, Karachi.
Mr. Mubashir Moin is Principal Traffic Engineer and has 8+ years of experience in Traffic Engineering, Transportation Planning. He has completed his Master’s degree in Transportation Engineering from Imperial College London, in 2010 and Bachelor’s degree in Urban & Infrastructure Engineering from NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi in 2007. He has worked on projects for various fields of engineering including transportation & infrastructure engineering and highway projects. He has conducted many Traffic Impact Assessments/Studies nationally and internationally. He is a Member of Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) and Institute of Highway Engineers, United Kingdom.
Skills: Transportation Planning, Traffic Modeling & Demand Forecast Analysis, Transport Data Analysis, Public Transport Systems, Mass Transit Systems, BRT Systems, Traffic Impact Assessment.
Mr. Shahid Lutfi is the Director of Environmental Engineering Department. Has more than 20 years of professional experience in the field of Environmental Engineering. He has received M.S. Environmental Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA, in September 1993. Mr. Lutfi is responsible for planning and scheduling of projects, report generation, computer-based time scheduling and planning, coordination with clients and negotiations etc.
He has conducted many environment studies and audits, Environment impact Assessment and Environmental Baseline studies. He is a member of Pakistan Engineering Council, Assessment Association, and Assessment Water Works Association.
Mohammad Idrees Khan
Mr. Mohammad Idrees Khan is Associate Director of Structural Engineering Department. He has more than 40+ years’ experience of Design, Planning, Quantity Surveying, detailing, fabrication & erection of steel structure projects including industrial buildings, power plants, cement plants, pumping plants, overhead traveling cranes and gantries etc.
Some of the projects on which he has worked in Pakistan are Pakistan Steel, Port Qasim Thermal Power station, Guyed Mast and self-supporting towers for communication. He has worked with M/s. Fichtner of Germany for KESC Thermal Power Plant PQA Karachi and M/s. Ghods Niroo of Iran for thermal power plant Hamedan.
S.M. Shakil Alam
Mr. Shakil Alam is the General Manager of Finance, HR, Admin & Billing departments.