List View
One Page View
Name Dr. Usman Ghani
Designation Professor
Department Civil Engineering (Taxila)
Highest Qualification
Specialization Water Resources Engineering (Hydraulics & Hydrology) and Structural Engineering
Phone No 051-9047647
Cell No 0333-5672690
Fax No 051-9047650
Email [email protected]


  • Post-Doc (Water Resources Engineering, Hydraulics, University of Birmingham, UK)May,2012-May,2013
  • Ph.D. (Water Resources Engineering, Hydraulics, UET Taxila) 2010
  • M.Sc. (Strucutural Engineering, UET Taxila) 2002
  • B.Sc. (Civil Engineering, UET Taxila)1996


Research Work:

My research work is as below.

  • Numerical/experimental study of flow characteristics in meandering open channel flows.
  • Investigation of bridge pier scouring under different flow and geometric conditions.
  • Experimental study of weirs with varying geometric and hydraulic parameters.
  • Laboratory/CFD study of vegetated open channel flows. 
  • Numerical/experimental investigation of open channel flow with different hydraulic structures.


Research Interests:

My research interests include

  • Numerical simulation/laboratory investigation of open channel flow under different scienarios including vegetated channels, compound channels etc.
  • Experimental investigation of bridge pier scouring.
  • Laboratory/Numerical study upon various hydraulic structures.
  • Sediment movement and deposition in open channels



  • Teaching undergraduate classes since 1997.
  • Teaching post graduate classes since 2002.





  • Member, Pakistan Engineering Council 
  • Member, International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research

Undergraduate Teaching:

  • Civil Engineering Hydraulics
  • Irrigation Engineering
  • Hydrology and Water Resources
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Strength of Materials I & II
  • Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures
  • Design of Steel Structures
  • Structural Analysis
  • Properties of Concrete

Postgraduate Teaching:

  • Design of Hydraulic Structures
  • Dam Engineering
  • Applied Hydraulics
  • Hydropower Development
  • River Engineering
  • Groundwater Hydrology
  • Computational Hydraulics

Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, UET Taxila

Gold Medalist (Secured Four Gold Medals for best performance at Undergraduate level)