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4.5 Consultation

1- Worked in a few projects (design and construction) involving residential and commercial structures in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia since 1982.  Have experience in the analysis of pipelines and the design of anchors and pipeline supports.  Worked with the TRIFLEX (pipeline analysis) program for few years. Worked in a few projects designing sand beaches breakwaters and revetments for coastal structures and marinas in eastern Saudi Arabia.

2- Consultant for Dammam Municipality from 1995-1997 with the approval of H.E. the Minister of Higher Education.  The involvement included the assessment of road deterioration; causes and solutions.  Many case studies have been evaluated, practical solutions were recommended and field trials have been constructed and monitored closely.  The specifications for the selection and construction of pavement materials (asphalt and soil) have been thoroughly modified and new procedures have been adopted.

3- Consultant for Tekfen construction and installation company from 1997 to 2000, with the approval of H.E. the Minister of Higher Education.  The involvement includes all geotechnical work (subsurface exploration, foundation design, ground improvement, excavation, dewatering, backfilling and electrical resistivity) for the Eastern Province Water Transmission System Pipeline Project.  The pipeline is approximately 85 km long and will feed the blending stations of Khobar, Dhahran, Dammam and Qatif.  The pipes in most sections are 60 inches diameter (1500 mm) and pass over all types of soils, i.e. sabkha, dune sands and rocks.

 

4-Consultant for Maeen Engineering Consultancy 2009 to 2010, with the approval of H.E. the Minister of Higher Education. The involvement includes all Civil related work with focus on Geotechnical work (subsurface exploration, foundation design, ground improvement, excavation, dewatering, backfilling and electrical resistivity). The office is providing consulting services to major petrochemical companies and contractors.

4.6 Student Advising - Graduate Student Advisor (Geotechnical) (1994-1997)

- Advising undergraduate engineering students freshmen students from EE and ME majors (1991-1998)

- Advising undergraduate ACE students (1998-2000)

- Advising/counseling KFUPM students as The Director of the Counseling and Advising Center (CAAC) (2000-2006)
 
4.7 Course Coordination - CE 201 Coordinator (1998-1999)
- Applied CE COOP Program Coordinator (1999-2000)
 
4.8 Others - Geotechnical Group Convener (1992-1998)
- Improvement of Student Evaluation Procedure (1992-1993)
- Change of CE Sections Committee (1992-1993) (1993-1994)
- Participated in a program to advertise the Civil Engineering graduate program (1994-1995)
- Arranged two field trips for the Civil Engineering department (1994-1995)
- Evaluation of applications for faculty positions in Geotechnical Engineering (1991-2000)
- Preparation for the exams for the promotion of Civil Engineering in the University (1996)
- Evaluation of application for graduate program in the CE Department (1991-2000)
- Preparing and updating course files for ABET (1992-1993) (1999-2000)
- Evaluation of applications for graduate students in the CE department (1991-2002)
 
Updated: Dec. 20, 2011