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Name Dr. Ayub Elahi
Designation Professor
Department Civil Engineering (Taxila)
Highest Qualification
Specialization Structural Engineering
Phone No 0092-51-9047655
Cell No 0092-314-5363995
Fax No 0092-51-9047650
Email [email protected]
  • BSc Civil Engineering, Taxila 1998
  • MSc Structural Engineering, Taxila 2003
  • PhD Structural Engineering, Taxila and Belfast, UK 2009 
  • Post Doctorate Civil Engineering, Belfast, UK 2013

Concrete Technology, Durability Mechanisms of Structural Materials, Sustainable development, Shear Behaviour of Reinforced Concrete Strustures, Strengthening/ Retrofitting of RC Structures.


Durability of Concrete, Materials for sustainable construction


1. A. Elahi, P.A.M. Basheer b, S.V. Nanukuttan, Q.U.Z. Khan, "Mechanical and durability properties of high performance concretes containing supplementary cementitious materials" International Journal, Construction and Building Materials 24 (2010) pp 292–299.

2. S. AHMAD, S. A. BARBHUIYA, A.ELAHI AND J. IQBAL, "Effect of Pakistani bentonite on properties of mortar and concrete" , Clay Minerals, (2011) 46, pp 85–92.

3. A. Elahi, Q. U. Z. Khan, S. A. Barbhuiya, P. A. M. Basheer, M. I. Russell, "Hydration Characteristics of Cement Paste Containing Supplementary Cementitious Materials" , Arab Journal for Science and Engineering (2012) 37:535–544.

4. S. Ahmad, A. Elahi, S.A. Barbhuiya, A. Ghaffar, "Shear strengthening of reinforced concrete continuous beams" , Proceedings of the ICE - Structures and Buildings, Volume 166, Issue 5, January 2012 pages 247 –256.

5. S Ahmad, A Elahi, J Iqbal, MA Keyani and AGA Rahman, "Impulsive loading on reinforced concrete wall" , Proceedings of the ICE - Structures and Buildings, Volume 166, Issue 3, January 2012 pages 153 –162.

6. S. Ahmad, A. Elahi, S.A. Barbhuiya, Y. Farid , "Use of polymer modified mortar in controlling cracks in reinforced concrete beams" , Construction and Building Materials 27 (2012) 91–96.

7. Muhammad Ali SHAMIM, Renji REMESAN, Dawei HAN, Naeem EJAZ, Ayub ELAHI , "An improved technique for global daily sunshine duration estima-tion using satellite imagery" , Journal of Zhejiang University-SCIENCE A (Applied Physics & Engineering) 2012 13(9):717-722.

8. Saeed Ahmad, Ayub Elahi, Salim Barbhuiya, Yaqub Farooqi , "Repair of cracks in simply supported beams using epoxy injection technique" , Materials and Structures (2013) 46:1547–1559

9. S. Ahmad, A. Elahi, H. Pervaiz, A.G.A. Rahman, S. Barbhuiya , "Experimental study of masonry wall exposed to blast loading" , MATERIALES DE CONSTRUCCIÓN Vol. 64, Issue 313, January–March 2014, e007 , ISSN-L: 0465-2746 ,

10.Saeed Ahmad, Ayub Elahi, Junaid Hafeez, Muhammad Fawad, Zaheer Ahsan, "Evaluation of the Shear Strength of Dapped Ended Beam" Life Science Journal 2013;10(3)

11. Mehwish Asad, Ayub Elahi, Huma Pervaiz, Usman Ali Naeem, Sidra Iftekhar, Muhammad Bilal Asif, Amber Taseer, Ayyaz Tajammal Mirza, Naeem Ejaz, "Role of Supplementary Cementitious Materials in enhancing Concrete Properties" Life Science Journal 2013; 10 (12s).

12. Saeed Ahmad, Ayub Elahi, Samiullah Kundi , Waseemul Haq, "Investigation of Shear Behaviour of Corbel Beams Strengthened with CFRP" , Life Science Journal 2013; 10 (12s).

13. Muhammad Usman Arshid, Faisal Shabbir, Jawad Hussain, Ayub Elahi, Afaq Ahmed, Imran Khan Tahir, "Assessment Of Variation In Soil Parameters, For Design Of Lightly Loaded Structural Foundations" Life Science Journal 2013;10(12s).

14. LA Qureshi, M Jawad, A Elahi, A Ajwad, EFFECT OF CFRP ON STRUCTURAL BEHAVIOR OF HOLLOW CORE SLABS, Accepted Article in "Proceedings of the ICE - Structures and Buildings", Volume 169,  Issue 4, 2016, pp. 278-289.

15. Saeed Ahmad, Attaullah Shah, R. Tabassam, Ayub Elahi , "EVALUATION OF THE STRENGTH OF STRUTS IN PILE CAPS USING STRUT AND TIE MODEL" Journal of Civil, Structural, Environmental, Water resources and Infrastructure Engineering Research (JCSEWIER) , ISSN 2278-3539, Vol.2, Issue 2 Sep 2012 pp 65-83.

16. Saeed Ahmad, Ahmad Butt, Ayub Elahi, "Effect of polymer-strengthened webs on notched concrete beams"  Proceedings of the ICE- Structures and Buildings. Volume 170 Issue 6, pp. 437-450, 2017.


18. Bilal Masud, Ayub Elahi, Salim Barbhuiya, Babar Ali, (2019) Mechanical and durability performance of recycled aggregate concrete incorporating low calcium bentonite, Accepted article in Construction and Building Materials.


1. Saeed Ahmad, Ayub Elahi , "Effect of Reinforcement Ratio and Shear Span on Shear Strength of High Strength Concrete" , 28th Conference on OUR World in Concrete & Structure, Singapore XXII, 28-29 August, 2003 P-179-186.

2. Saeed Ahmad, Muhammad Nawaz, Ayub Elahi "Effect of Super plasticizers on Workability and Strength of Concrete" , 30th Conference on OUR World in Concrete & Structure, Singapore XXIV23-24 August, 2005 p-141-152.

3. Saeed Ahmad, Javed Iqbal, Ayub Elahi "Analysis and Design Considerations of Underground Structure" , 3rd International Conference on “Conceptual Approach to Structural Design” in Singapore 25-26 August, 2005 p-33-38.

4. Saeed Ahmad, Muhammad Yousaf, Ayub Elahi "Design Comparison between AASHTO & NHA Pakistan Live Loading for Long Span Segmentally Cast Balanced Cantilever Box-Girder Bridge over River Indus at Khairabad, Pakistan" , 4th International Conference on New Dimensions in Bridges, Flyovers, Overpasses & Elevated Structures, Fuzhou, China 24-25 October, 2005 p-97-104.

5. Saeed Ahmad, Javed Iqbal, Mehmood, Ayub Elahi ,"Emerging Perceptions in Impact Testing: An Experimental Attempt" , 6th Asia-Pacific Conference on Shock & Impact Loads on Structures in Perth , Australia December 07-09, 2005, pp. 91-98.

6. Saeed Ahmad, Imran A. Bukhari, Ayub Elahi, Sajjad Afzal. "Production & Effects of Self-Compacting Concrete on Various Properties of Concrete” , 31st Conference on Our World in Concrete & Structure Singapore, pp.49-54, 16-17 August,2006.

7. Ayub Elahi, Qaiser uz Zaman Khan, S.A Barbhuiya, Zubair Mehmood "Performance of concretes and cement pastes containing fly ash" , First Makassar International Conference on Civil Engineering (MICCE2010), Indonesia, March 9-10, 2010, ISBN 978-602-95227-0-9, pp. 391-396.

8. Fiaz Tahir, Qaiser uz Zaman Khan, Naeem Ejaz, Ayub Elahi "Reasons Of Selecting Higher Plinth Levels Of Buildings In Pakistan And Its Adverse Affects In Socio-Economic Domain" , Second International Conference on Construction In Developing Countries (ICCIDC–II) “Advancing and Integrating Construction Education, Research & Practice” August 3-5, 2010, Cairo, Egypt.

9. Saeed Ahmad, Ayub Elahi, M Yaqoob Farooqi , "Control of Flexural Cracks in a Simply Supported Beam By Epoxy Injection Technique" , 35th Conference on OUR World in Concrete & Structure, Singapore on 26-27 August 2010.

10. Saeed Ahmad, Imran Ahmad Bukhari, Ayub Elahi , "Shear Behavior of Pre-Stressed Concrete Beams with Varying Shear Span to Depth Ratio” , 5th International Symposium on NOTEWORTHY DEVELOPMENTS IN PPibsP, Singapore on 25-27 August 2010.

11. Bilal Iftikhar, Ayub Elahi "Effect of Supplementary Cementitious Materials on Properties of Concrete" ,Sixth International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century (CITC- VI) “Construction Challenges in the New Decade” July 5 -7 2011, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

12. Ahmad, Elahi, Aslam, Sabir and Hanif , "Properties of self compacting concrete with mineral admixtures" , 3rd International Conference on the Durability of Concrete Structures, 17-19 September 2012, The Queen’s University of Belfast, UK.

13. Shamim, M. A., Ejaz N., Elahi A. and Naeem U.A. (2012), "River Flow Modelling using a Hybrid Wavelet based SVM Scheme" , International Bhurban Conference on Applied Science and Technology (IBCAST), 9-12 January, 2012, Islamabad Pakistan.

14.  International Seminar on “ADVANCED CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY & ITS APPLICATIONS” (ACTA-2014) September 30, 2014, NUST, Islamabad, Pakistan.

15. S Ahmad, SA Barbhuiya and A Elahi (2014), “EFFECTS OF REPLACING NATURAL SAND WITH CRUSHED SAND ON WORKABILITY AND STRENGTH PROPERTIES OF CONCRETE” Proc. of 39th Conference in Concrete and structures, 20- 22 August 2014, Singapore.

16. S Ahmad, M A Babrus and A Elahi (2015), “The Role of Dolomite Powder on the Properties of Self Compacting Concrete”, Proc. of 40th Conference in Concrete and structures, 27-28 August 2015, Singapore.

17.  A Elahi, A Ali (2017), “Effect of Clay on Properties of Concrete”, Paper# M-44, The Ninth International Structural Engineering and Construction Conference Valencia, Spain July 24-July 29, 2017.

18- Saeed Ahmad, Ayub Elahi, Hafiz Waheed Iqbal, and Faiza Mehmood, (2018) Effects of Incorporating Fiber Cocktail on Mechanical Properties of Concrete, MATEC Web of Conferences 203, 06011, ICCOEE 2018.

19- A Elahi, Salim Barbhuiya, (2018) Sixth International Conference on the Durability of Concrete Structure, 18-20 July 2018, University of Leeds, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

  • Working as Chairman Department of Environmental Engineering since 3rd May 2019.
  • Working as Chairman Technical Evaluation Committee for PSDP project Water Resourced & Petroleum Engineering since 3rd May 2019.
  • Workig as Project Director (SAUG) for HEC funded Project " Strengthening and Upgradation of UET Taxila and its sub-Campuses" of about 800 Million Pakistani Rupees since February 2015.
  • Worked as Project Director (SDS) for HEC funded Project "Sewerage Disposal System and Water Filtration Plant at UET Taxila" of about 30 Million Pakistani Rupees since 2015 17.
  • Worked as Project Director (WDS) for UET self funded Project "Water works and allied services at UET Taxila" of about 40 Million Pakistani Rupees since February 2015-17.
  •  Worked as Chairman Time Table Committee, Department of Civil Engineering, UET Taxila from 2004 to 2015.
  • Worked as Resident Tutor for Hostels, UET Taxila from 2002 to 2007.
  • Worked as University Resident Officer from January 2015 to March 2015.
  • Worked in construction industry from August, 1998 to January, 2004 with various contractor, consultant and client organisations.
  • Currently working as faculty member (lecturer, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and then Professor) since January, 2004 in addition to various administration duties..  
  • Participated as CPD expert/ resource person for CPD workshops organised by Pakistan Engineering Council in Gilgit (2014), Islamabad (2016) and Mipur (2017).
  • Member Curriculum Revision Committee of Higher Education Commission of Pakistan for Disaster Management degree at Bachelor and Master level
  • Guest Speaker Institute of Engineers Pakistan
  • PhD supervisor approved by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan
  • Member selection board, Mirpur University of Science and Technology, Mirpur, Azad Kashmir
  • Member review committee for various journals at national and International levels
  • Reviewer for various research proposals program by Higher Education Commision Pakistan

Member, American Concrete Institute

Member, Pakistan Engineering Council

Member, Institute of Engineers Pakistan


  • Properties of Concrete

  • Reinforced Concrete-1

  • Civil Engineering Practice

  • Reinforced Concrete-2 

  • Design of Structures


a) Master

  • Properties of Concrete and its constituents

  • Bridge Engineering

  • Durability of Concrete

  • Matrix analysis of Strucures

b) PhD

  •       Deterioration Mechanism in Concrete
  •        Advances in Cement Technology
  •      Shear Behaviour of RC structure


PhD supervisor approved by Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan.

Chairman Environmental Engineering May 2019- October 2019. 

Review Editor on the Editorial Board of Structural Materials (specialty section of Frontiers in Materials and Frontiers in Built Environment).

1- PhD split Program award 2007-08 for United Kingdom

2- HEC Post-Doctoral award 2012-13 for United Kingdom

Presented research papers in the following international conferences:

  • First Makassar International Conference on Civil Engineering (MICCE2010), Indonesia, March 9-10, 2010.
  • 3rd International Conference on the Durability of Concrete Structures, 17-19 September 2012, Belfast, United Kingdom.
  • International Seminar on “ADVANCED CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY & ITS APPLICATIONS” (ACTA-2014) September 30, 2014, NUST, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • Ninth International Structural Engineering and Construction Conference Valencia, Spain, July 24-July 29, 2017.
  • Sixth International Conference on Durability of Concrete Structures  Wednesday 18 July – Friday 20 July 2018, The University of Leeds, LEEDS, UK.

Reviewed varios research papers/  research proposals for following journals/ institutions

  • Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier)
  • Structural Engineering and Mechanics,International Journal of  TECHNO PRESS
  • American Concrete Institute Journals
  • Iranian Journal of Civil Engineering
  • The journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, University of Engineering and Technology Lahore
  • Pakistan-U.S. Science and Technology Cooperative Program, 2009 through HEC
  • Journal of Himalayan Earth Sciences, University of Peshawer
  • Journal of Science and Technology, University of Peshawer


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