Nesar Ahmed, Ph.D., P.E.
Ph.D. - Civil ( Structural) Engineering, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA (1989),
M.S. - Civil (Geotechnical) Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology(BUET), Dhaka, Bangladesh (1984)
B.S. - Civil Engineering, BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh (1981)
1996-Present: Professor of Civil Engineering (Tenured), Alabama A & M University, Huntsville, AL
2016-2018: Coordinator of Civil Engineering Program, AAMU, Huntsville, AL
1993-1996: Associate Professor, Alabama A & M University, Huntsville, AL,
1988-1993: Assistant Professor - Alabama A & M University, Huntsville, AL,
1992-Present: Consultant, Sami Engineering, Inc. (Structural Eng.), Huntsville, AL (17 yrs.), Engineering Design & Software, Inc., Decatur, AL (5 yrs.), Mesa Associates, Inc., (Eng. & Consultants), Madison, AL (1/2yr)
1985-1988: Research/Teaching Assistant, Summer School Instructor, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.
1981-1984: Lecturer, Assistant Professor, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka, Bangladesh; Engineering Consultancy (Part-time): Bureau of Research, Testing& Consultation (BRTC), at Bangladesh Univ. of Engineering & Technology, Dhaka (3 yrs).
Computational Solid Mechanics for Aero-Space Structural, p-Version FEM, Laminated Composites, delamination, Elasto-plastic Fracture, Fatigue, Thermo-Mechanical Modeling. Ground-improvement - Soil-stabilization by Lime and cement, dynamic compaction, Foundation on difficult soil-expansive soil and collapsible soil, Soil liquefaction. Earthquake Engineering & Seismic Design. Geofoam (EPS).
Structural Steel Design, Reinforced Concrete Design, Foundation Design, CE Capstone Design Project, and basic subjects of Engineering general courses.
Member, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) (1988-present), AISC, IEB, BES, AEA/NEA
1. N. U. Ahmed and P. K. Basu; "Higher Order Modeling of Plates by p-Version of Finite Element Method," Journal of Engineering Mechanics Division, American Society for Civil Engineers (ASCE), 119#6, 1228-1242, June 1993.
2. N. U. Ahmed and P. K. Basu; "Higher Order Finite Element Modeling of Laminated Composite Plates," International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 37, 123-139, January 1994.
3. Khushafati, W.H.; Ahmed, N.U.; Alim, M.A, "Review on the Potential Applications of Geofoam Material in Saudi Arabia for Highways and Building Construction" Journal of King Abdulaziz University: Engineering Science. 2015, Vol. 26, p23-47.