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consultant , researcher , Engineering educator

Abulbasher Mohammed Shahalam, Bangladeshi environmental engineering educator, researcher, consultant. Registered professional civil engineer, Ohio. Recipient best research award Government Saudi Arabia, 1988. Member Save the Environment, Jordan, 1988-1992. Fellow American Society of Civil Engineers (life); member International Association Water Quality (England) (specialist group health-related water microbiology since 1993), Sigma Xi.

Background

Shahalam, Abulbasher Mohammed was born on December 31, 1942 in Sengarchar, Commilla, Bangladesh. Son of Osman Ghani and Qulthum Nessa. came to the United States.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Bangladesh University Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, 1963. Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 1970. Master of Science, University Pittsburgh, 1972.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Toledo, Ohio, 1976.

Career

Assistant chief planner Bangladesh Water & Power Development authority, Dhaka, 1964-1968. Project engineer Green International Inc., Swickley, Pennsylvania, 1969-1971. Senior engineer The Chester Engineers, Coraopolis, 1971-1977.

Principal engineer Schneider Engineers, Bridgeville, 1977-1979. Senior engineer Michael Baker Engineers, Beaver Falls, 1979-1980. Professor Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, 1980-1991, American University Beirut, Lebanon, 1992-1996, Ohio State University Research Center, Coshocton, 1997-1998.

Head department civil engineering Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman, 1998—2002. Senior research scientist Kuwait Institute Scientific Research, since 2002. Consultant Pittsburgh Wastewater Treatment Plant, 1976-1977.

Coordinator graduate study program Jordan University of Science & Technology, Irbid, 1980-1984. Researcher Research Institute King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 1985-1987. Committee department head development area specific Master of Science program civil engineering and undergraduate program Architectural Engineering, Department Civil and Architectural Engineering, Sultan Quaboos University, Oman.

Achievements

  • Registered professional civil engineer, Ohio.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author 115 research papers published in professional journals and conference proceedings. Reviewer manuscripts for professional journals. Patentee portable toilet system.

Membership

Member Save the Environment, Jordan, 1988-1992. Fellow American Society of Civil Engineers (life). Member International Association Water Quality (England) (specialist group health-related water microbiology since 1993), Sigma Xi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, hiking, cycling.

Connections

Married Dilara Parveen, March 9, 1965. Children: Shahnaz, Shahriar, Shahjabin, Shahreaj Alam.

father:
Osman Ghani

mother:
Qulthum Nessa

spouse:
Dilara Parveen

child:
Shahjabin Shahalam

child:
Shahriar Shahalam

child:
Shahnaz Shahalam

child:
Shahreaj Alam Shahalam