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Dr. Md. Zoynul Abedin

Senior Professor
Faculty of Civil Engineering

Dr. Md. Zoynul Abedin obtained his B.Sc. in Civil Engineering degree in 1976 from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka.

· He joined Roads and Highways Department of Bangladesh in 1977 and worked there as Assistant Engineer and Assistant Structural designer till December 1980.

· He obtained UNDP fellowship in 1979 to pursue postgraduate Diploma in Geotechnical Engineering and obtained Dip. AIT (Geotechnical) in 1980 from Asian institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand.

· He was appointed as an Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering at BUET, Dhaka in December 1980.

· Subsequently he obtained his M.Sc. in Civil Engineering (Geotechnical) degree from BUET, Dhaka in 1983 and obtained Commonwealth Scholarship to pursue higher studies leading to Ph.D.

· Dr. Md. Zoynul Abedin obtained Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (Geotechnical) from University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK, in 1986.

· Dr. Abedin became Associate Professor of Civil Engineering at BUET in 1987 and Professor of the same Department in 1996, and worked there until retirement till the end of June, 2017.

· During this period, he worked in various administrative positions of BUET.

· During the period of 1997 and 2004, Dr. Abedin worked as visiting Professor and Professor of Civil Engineering at University of Malaysia, Sarawak (UNIMAS), Malaysia.

· Dr. Abedin has been working as a Professor of Civil Engineering at Military Institute of Science and Technology (MIST), Dhaka since July 2017

· Dr. Abedin Supervised more than 100 project works at postgraduate and undergraduate levels and published more than 40 technical papers.

· He was also engaged in many consultancy works and worked as Committee members in various important projects of Bangladesh.

· His specialized field of interest is Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering. He has more than 40 years of teaching and professional experience in this field.

· Dr. Abedin is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB), Member & Vice-President of Bangladesh Society of Geotechnical Engineering (BSGE) and Member of International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE).



Educational Qualifications:

1. Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering (Civil Engineering/Geotechnical), University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK (1983-86)

2. M.Sc. in Civil Engineering (Civil/Geotechnical), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh (1980-83)
3. Dip.AIT (Geotechnical Engineering), Asian University of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand (1978-79)
4. B.Sc. in Civil Engineering (Civil Engineering), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh (1970-76)
Professional Experience:
Professor of Civil Engineering Department, BUET (1980-2017)
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