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Name Engr. Muhammad Arshad
Designation Lab Engineer
Department Civil Engineering (Taxila)
Highest Qualification
Specialization Surveying
Phone No 03218811377
Cell No 03423024780
Fax No +92-51- 9047650
Email [email protected]

MS (Hons.) in Remote Sensing and GIS 

           COMSATS University Islamabad, CUI, Pakistan (2021)

MS in Structural Engineering

           National University of Sciences & Technology, NUST, Pakistan (2018)

BSc in Civil Engineering

           National University of Sciences & Technology, NUST, Pakistan (2012)

  • Spatial analysis, modeling, and statistics

  • Digital remote sensing for mapping and monitoring the environment

  • Water resources management, ecology, and biogeography

  • Land assessment, digital terrain analysis, and soil landscape modeling

  • GIS and society

1. Using applications of geospatial techniques to address environmental issues, landuse/landcover change and hazard risk assessment.

2. Land/geomatics surveying from a range of sources, such as satellite surveys, GPS and conventional methods.

3. Repair and strengthening of reinforced concrete structures.

Journal Articles:

  1. “Evaluation of foliage spread conversion into industrial land under the significance of urbanization and environment” Fresenius Environmental Bulletin. (2020): 29(6), pp.4612-4623. (ISSN 1018 – 4619), (Impact Factor = 0.37). Authors: Khan, S.U., Raza, D., Saeed, U., Younas, I., Arshad, M., Ali, M. and Ahmad, S.R.

Conference Papers:

  1. Ahmed, A., Ghumman, A.R., Alsaleem., S.S., Pasha, G., Arshad, M., Rashid, T., Ali, M., and Umer, 2019. ‘Investigation of Rainfall Harvesting Potential in University of Engineering & Technology Taxila- A GIS approach. 22-24 January 2019, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Water Resources and Arid KSA Environments, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  2. Bilal, H., Yaqub, M., Rehman, S.K, Arshad, M. and Ullah, R., 2018. ‘Effect of waste foundry sand as a fractional replacement of natural clayey soil on the properties of fired clay bricks’, October 18-19, 2018, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering, Management & Sciences (ICETEMS-2018), City University of Science and Information Technology, Peshawar, Pakistan: Paper ID: ICETEMS-18-192.
  3. Bilal, H., Yaqub, M., Rehman, S.K, Arshad, M. and Ullah, R., 2018. ‘Effect of marble dust as a partial replacement of natural sand on the performance of concrete’, October 18-19, 2018, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering, Management & Sciences (ICETEMS-2018), City University of Science and Information Technology, Peshawar, Pakistan: Paper ID: ICETEMS-18-194.

▪ Topographic Survey of Construction Site of Official Residences for The Honourable Federal Tax Ombudsman, Sector F-5/2, Islamabad.

▪ Topographic Survey for Establishment of Pak-Korea Testing Lab for PV. Modules and Allied Equipment, Sector H-8/4, Islamabad. 

Resident Tutor (RT) Hostels, January, 2016 to December, 2017.

Lab Engineer (4th Nov. 2013 - To Date) at University of Engineering & Technology, UET Taxila, Pakistan

Site Engineer (Civil) (1st Oct. 2012 – 31st Nov. 2013) at National Foundation at Resource Development (NFRD), Rawalpindi, Pakistan 

Participated as trainer/ resource person for CPD workshop on "Geographic Information System (GIS) and Remote Sensing in the field of Engineering" organised by Department of Environmental Engineering, UET Taxila (2021)

Registered Engineer of Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC). CIVIL/33690

IEP Islamabad, Pakistan Since 2013. No. M-18407/PSR-254 (CIVIL)

Undergraduate Labs in Civil Engineering Department:

1. Surveying-I

2. Surveying-II

Undergraduate Courses in Environmental Engineering Department:

1. Introduction to GIS &  RS

2. Surveying

Lab Engineer 

As a Participant:

  1. National Conference on Rehabilitation & Strengthening of Structures (NCRSS 2017) Organized by Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Lahore, Pakistan Dated: December 13-14, 2017.

Paper(s) Published in Conference Proceedings:

  1. Ahmed, A., Ghumman, A.R., Alsaleem., S.S., Pasha, G., Arshad, M., Rashid, T., Ali, M., and Umer, 2019. ‘Investigation of Rainfall Harvesting Potential in University of Engineering & Technology Taxila- A GIS approach. 22-24 January 2019, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Water Resources and Arid KSA Environments, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  2. Bilal, H., Yaqub, M., Rehman, S.K, Arshad, M. and Ullah, R., 2018. ‘Effect of waste foundry sand as a fractional replacement of natural clayey soil on the properties of fired clay bricks’, October 18-19, 2018, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering, Management & Sciences (ICETEMS-2018), City University of Science and Information Technology, Peshawar, Pakistan: Paper ID: ICETEMS-18-192.
  3. Bilal, H., Yaqub, M., Rehman, S.K, Arshad, M. and Ullah, R., 2018. ‘Effect of marble dust as a partial replacement of natural sand on the performance of concrete’, October 18-19, 2018, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering, Management & Sciences (ICETEMS-2018), City University of Science and Information Technology, Peshawar, Pakistan: Paper ID: ICETEMS-18-194.

CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (CPD) ACTIVITIES  

  1. GIS and Remote Sensing in the Field of Engineering
  2. Self Consolidating Concrete (SCC)
  3. Risk Management in Construction
  4. Sustainable Urban Transportation System
  5. Teaching & Learning focused on Outcome Based Education (OBE)
  6. Tools to Improve Professional Writing
  7. Engineering Leadership and Ethics
  8. Rehabilitation & Strengthening of Structures 
  9. Discovering the World through GIS
  10. Climate Change & Water (Seminar)
  11. Hydrological Modeling for Snow-Fed Catchment (Webinar)
  12. Entrepreneurship for Engineers
  13. Development of Technical Team & Execution of a Project
  14. Watershed Modeling using Python and Pyshed (Online Workshop)

SEMINARS, WBINARS & ONLINE CONFERENCES  

  1. Importance of Space Education and Awareness; Case Study of Pakistan's Space Education & Awareness Drive (SEAD) Program, ISNET.
  2. "Discovering the World through GIS ”, Directorate of Soil Survey, Agriculture Department, Govt. of KP, Pakistan.
  3. Webinar Training on Forestry Applications (QGIS), TGIS Online Platform, Gujrat, India 
  4. Air Quality in Pakistan: Interpreting Data and Improving Public Health Communication, Centre for Climate Research and Development (CCRD), Islamabad, Pakistan.
  5. River Modelling Using HEC-RAS 1D/ 2D Features, Centre of Excellence in Water Resource Engineering (CEWRE), UET Lahore, Pakistan
  6. International Webinar on Remote Sensing of Atmospheric Aerosol - Recent Perspective on Air Quality & Modeling, Department of Physics, KL University, Andhra Pradesh, India
  7. International Webinar on Use of GPS & GNSS in Modern Survey, Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, Dehradun, India
  8. Webinar on Two Dimensional (2D) Sediment Transport Modeling, Center of Excellence in Water Resource Engineering (CEWRE), UET Lahore, Pakistan
  9. Seminar on Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) Model Training and Application, BZU, Multan, Pakistan
  • Geographic Information System (GIS) and Remote Sensing (RS) in the Field of Engineering” on 4th March, 2021, CPD Workshop by Environmental Engineering Department, UET Taxila, Pakistan. (As a trainer)
  • Research and Inferential Statistics - Capacity Building in Inferential Statistics and Analysis” on 26-27th January, 2017, through Video Conferencing by Research Center for Training & Development (RCTD), Dubai.
  • GIS & GeoVisualisation” on 3-7th April, 2017, by The Urban Unit, Urban Sector Development & Management Services Unit (Pvt.) Ltd., Lahore, Pakistan.
  • Life Skills” on 19-20th, February, 2018 by Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) Staff Development Academy, Lahore, Pakistan.
  • Satellite Land Monitoring System for REDD+”, on 13-15th March, 2017 by Ministry of Climate Change, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • Hands-on Training Course on ArcGIS Software”, on 9-13th July, 2018 by Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO), Space Applications and Research Centre (SPARC), Lahore, Pakistan.
  • Climate Change and Numerical Modeling (RegCM)”, on 6-10th August, 2018 by Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO), National Centre for Remote Sensing & Geoinformatics (NCRG), Karachi, Pakistan.
  • Spatial Database Development for Web GIS using Open Source Software”, on 10-14th September, 2018 by, Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO), Space Applications and Research Complex, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • Remote Sensing & GIS Applications in Land Administration”, on 12-16th November, 2018 by Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO), Space and Research Centre, Lahore, Pakistan.
  • Analysis & Interpreatation with SPSS Tools”, on 19-20th March, 2019 by COMSATS University, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • Satellite Based Disaster Management and Mitigation”, on 01-05th April, 2019 by Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO), Space Applications and Research Complex, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • R for Everyone; Introduction to Data Analysis and Visualization”, on 25-26th April, 2019 by COMSATS University, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • Python: Pythonian way of Learning Data Analyzation and Visualization”, on 11-12th July, 2019 by COMSATS University, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • Advanced Remote Sensing & GIS”, on 15-26th July, 2019 by Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO), National Centre for Remote Sensing & Geoinformatics (NCRG), Karachi, Pakistan.
  • Hydro-Climatic Modeling and Analysis Techniques”, on 10-13th February, 2020 by Geospatial Research & Education Lab (GREL), IST, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • Python for Scientific Calculations, Spatial Data Handling, and Remote Sensing”, on 3-7th February, 2020 by Geospatial Research & Education Lab (GREL), IST, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • Introduction to GIS Mapping”, Online Course, September, 2020, University of Torronto, Canada.
  • GIS Data Acquisition and Map Design”, Online Course, September, 2020, University of Torronto, Canada.
  • Spatial Analysis and Satellite Imagery in a GIS”, Online Course, September, 2020, University of Torronto, Canada.
  • Fundamentals of GIS”, Online Course, September, 2020, University of California, Davis, USA.
  • Virtual Training Workshop on Earth Observation Applications in Agriculture & Forestry”, on 18 August, 2020 to 10th September, 2020 by Centre for Water Informatics and Technology (WIT), LUMS, Lahore, Pakistan.
  • Hydrological Modeling for Snow-Fed Catchment (Webinar)”, on 13th October, 2020 by by CEWRE, UET Lahore, Pakistan.
  • Discovering the World through GIS (Webinar)”, on 25th November, 2020 by by Directorate of Soil Survey, Agriculture Department, Govt. of KP, Pakistan.
  • Climate Change and Water" (International Seminar)”, on 2nd December, 2020 by CEWRE, UET Lahore, Pakistan.
  • Virtual Training Workshop on Google Earth Engine”, 14th October - 16th December, 2020 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Pakistan.
  • Environmental and Climate Change Analysis using Google Earth Engine (GEE)", on 25-27th December, 2020 by Geo-Training Wing of Geo-Spatial Works, Lahore, Pakistan.
  • Webinar Training on Vegetation Analysis with Satellite Imagery in GIS Software", on 25-26th January, 2021 by The Creators at Online Platform, Ranchi, Jharkand, India.
  • Improving Research Planning skills using Elsevier Tools-ScienceDirect & Scopus", on 9th February, 2021 by Elsevier at Online Platform, University of Engineering and Technology, UET, Taxila, Pakistan.
  • Webinar Training on HEC-RAS Modelling", on 13th February, 2021 by TGIS at Online Platform, Ahmedabad, Gujrat, India.
  • Online Beginner's Course on Google Earth Engine", on 15th-16th March, 2021 by The Creators Online Platform, India.
  • Webinar Training on HEC-HMS Modelling", on 17th April, 2021 by TGIS at Online Platform, Ahmedabad, Gujrat, India.
  • Online Workshop on River Modelling Using HEC-RAS 1D / 2D Features", on 28th April, 2021 by CEWRE, UET Lahore, Pakistan.
  • Remote Sensing Image Acquisition, Analysis and Applications”, Online Course, 24th March - 13th May, 2021, The University of New South Wales UNSW, Austrailia.
  • Landslide Hazard Modeling: A Geospatial Technique”, Online Workshop, 29th May - 30th May, 2021, Integrated Institute for Advanced Research and Information (IIARI), India.
  • Introduction to R for Hydrology”, Online Workshop, 4th June, 2021, UNESCO Water Chair on Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM), COMSATS University, Islamabad, Wah Campus.
  • Workshop on Empowering Beginners with GIS (WEBGIS)”, Environmental Applications with Hands-on Training and Exercises on ArcMap, 24th August - 17th September, 2021, EnviGIS Mapping Services, Climate Beacons Network, Karachi, Pakistan.
  1. Engr. Hazrat Bilal
    Lecturer/ Coordinator (Academics), Department of Civil Engineering at City University of Science & Information Technology, Peshawar, Pakistan.
     
  2. Engr. Waleed Ahmad
    Lab Engineer, Department of Civil Engineering at City University of Science & Information Technology, Peshawar, Pakistan.
     
  3. Mr. Sami Ullah Khan
    GIS Manager, The Urban Unit, Urban Sector Development & Management Services Unit (Pvt.) Ltd., Lahore, Pakistan.