Prof. Tahmeed Al- Hussaini: SEAGS 50th Anniversary Lecturer

Lecture Titled: Seismic Hazard Assessment Procedures – Reflection on Bangladesh

Tahmeed Al- Hussaini

Tahmeed Al – Hussaini is Professor in Civil Engineering at Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET). He graduated from BUET in 1994, an Alumnus of AIT (1987) and a Doctoral Degree holder from State University of New York at Buffalo, USA in 1992. His research interests are in Soil-Structural Dynamics, Seismic Hazard Assessment, Wave Propagation, Vibration Isolation, Base-Isolated Structures, Soil-Structure Interaction/Foundations, FEM/BEM applications, Disaster Mitigation.

Prof. Al_Hussaini has additional interest in the Earthquake engineering laboratory; Geotechnical and Geophysical testing laboratory; Non-destructive testing laboratory; Computational and simulation laboratory; Installation of dynamic testing facilities including shake table.

He also organized: training programs and seminars on disaster related topics; completed ICIMOD (Nepal) funded project on web-based early warning system for landslides in Chittagong; ongoing UGC funded HEQEP project on “Development of Research and Degree Programs in Disaster Risk Reduction”;  MOU with University of Trieste, Italy; procurement of software: ArcGIS, ETABS, SAP2000, PLAXIS, Matlab, Mathematica etc; organizing earthquake drill at BUET and other professional services.

For short periods, Prof. Al-Hussaini was also at Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) and Ecole Centrale Paris (ECP)