Faculty Fawad Ahmad Najam

Mr. Fawad Ahmad Najam

Assistant Professor
  • NUST INSTITUTE OF CIVIL ENGINEERING
  • 05190854623
  • fawad@nice.nust.edu.pk
  • Doctoral
Summary

Academic Background
D. Engg. (STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING) Doctoral Asian Institute of Technology August 16, 2011 - October 09, 2017
MS Structural Engineering (STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING) Masters National University of Sciences and Technology August 01, 2009 - August 01, 2011
Civil Engineering (CIVIL ENGINEERING) Bachelor University of Engineering and Technology Taxila August 01, 2005 - August 01, 2009
Honours and Awards
Honors and Awards 1. Represented Pakistan in 46th International Mathematical Olympiad (2005) in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico 2. Won Higher Education Commission (HEC) Scholarship for PhD studies at Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand. 4.00/4.00 CGPA. 3. Won NUST Indigenous Scholarship for Masters Degree Program at NUST, Islamabad, Pakistan 4. Selected in top 6 students from all over Pakistan after competing in a series of Camps held in School of Mathematical Sciences (SMS), Government College University (GCU), Lahore, Pakistan 5. Got top position in Design Phase of Humanitarian Shelter Design Contest (HSSDC) organized by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), in 2008 6. Won P.O.F Merit Scholarship twice for Matriculation (2001-2003) and FSc. (2003-2005) 7. Won University Merit Scholarship thrice in BSc. Civil Engineering (2005-2009) 8. Selected first in top 15 Students from all over Pakistan in Aptitude tests of STEM Careers Project held by Higher Education Commission (HEC) and Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) 9. Have the Honor of Attending the 1st meeting of Nobel Laureates with Pakistani Students/Young Scholars in Islamabad (March 27-31, 2006)
Publications
An Updated Earthquake Catalogue and Source Model for Seismic Hazard Analysis of Pakistan February 26, 2021 Asad ur Rahman, Atif Rasheed, Fawad Ahmed Najam, Saeed Zaman, Irfan Ahmad Rana, Faheem Aslam, Sibghat Ullah Khan Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering - Pages 1-23
An updated probabilistic seismic hazard assessment (PSHA) for Pakistan February 18, 2021 Asad ur Rahman, Fawad Ahmed Najam, Saeed Zaman, Atif Rasheed, Irfan Ahmad Rana Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering - Pages 1-38
Assessing school safety against natural and human-made hazards: A case study of Gilgit city, Pakistan December 31, 2020 Awais AlI Khan, Irfan Ahmad Rana, Fawad Ahmed Najam Journal of Geography and Social Sciences - Volume 2(2), Pages 133-147
New Nonlinear Modal Decomposition Method for Seismic Analysis of Tall RC Core Wall Buildings March 23, 2020 Tahir Mehmood, Muhammad Irshad Qureshi, Fawad Ahmed Najam, Ahsen Maqsoom, Adnan Nawaz, Hammad Salahuddin, Rana Faisal Tufail Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, Transactions of Civil Engineering - Volume 44, Pages 163-177
Significance of Soil Structure Interaction in Seismic Response of Buildings January 01, 2019 Fawad Ahmed Najam, Naveed Anwar, Abinayaa Uthayakumar NED University Journal of Research - Volume 1
Prediction of Nonlinear Seismic Demands of High-rise Rocking Wall Structures using a Simplified Modal Pushover Analysis Procedure October 25, 2018 Fawad Ahmed Najam, Muhammad Irshad Qureshi, Pennung Warnitchai, Tahir Mehmood Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings - Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings Volume: 27 Issue: 15
Simplified Seismic Demand Estimation for Existing Tall Buildings in Thailand June 22, 2018 Fawad Ahmed Najam, Pennung Warnitchai, Muhammad Irshad Qureshi, Tahir Mehmood PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTION OF CIVIL ENGINEERS-STRUCTURES AND BUILDINGS -
A modified response spectrum analysis procedure to determine nonlinear seismic demands of high-rise buildings with shear walls January 01, 2018 Fawad Ahmed Najam, Pennung Warnitchai The Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings - Volume 27, Issue 1, Article Number e1409
Paradigms for Employing Interactive Computing Tools and Graphical User Interfaces (GUIs) in Structural Engineering Problems January 01, 2015 Fawad Ahmed Najam, Rao Arsalan Khushnood, Syed Ali Rizwan IACSIT International Journal of Engineering and Technology - Volume 8, No. 1, Pages 25-315
Conferences
Seismic base isolation of high-rise RC shear wall building using lead core rubber bearings April 24, 2020 - April 26, 2020 Nirmala Suwal, Pennung Warnitchai, Fawad Ahmed Najam New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering Annual Technical Conference - New Zealand
Teaching Experience:
Lab Engineer NICE, NUST August 16, 2010 - August 16, 2011
Lecturer Swedish College of Engineering and Technology (SCET) August 16, 2009 - August 16, 2010