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educator , Civil engineer

Akhtar Abbas Qizilbash, Pakistani, Australian civil engineer, educator. Chartered engineer, United Kingdom; chartered professional engineer, Australia. Member University Governing Council, Rockhampton, 1983-1990, city council committees, Rockhampton. Fellow Institute of Engineers (Australia); member Institution Civil Engineers (United Kingdom), Institute highways and Transportation (United Kingdom).

Background

Qizilbash, Akhtar Abbas was born on November 21, 1936 in Faizabad, India. Son of Ikbal Husain and Qureshi (Begum) Qizilbash.

Education

Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Karachi University, Pakistan, 1959. Master of Science, Surrey (United Kingdom) University, 1967. Graduate Diploma in Management, CIAE, Rockhampton, Australia, 1986.

Career

Junior engineer, Gammon Pakistan Ltd., Karachi, Pakistan, 1959;civil engineer class II, Associated Consulting Engineers Ltd., Karachi, Pakistan, 1959-1961;junior engineer, British Reinforced Concrete Ltd., Newcastle-on-Tyne, England, 1961-1963;designer, Andrews, Kent & Stone, Consultants, London, 1963-1964;civil engineer class II, Constructors John Brown Ltd., London, 1964-1965;contract engineer, various London firms, 1, 1965-1966;senior engineer, London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, London, 1967-1968;lecturer, Middle East Technology U., Ankara, Turkey, 1968-1971;lecturer, Capricania Institute, Rockhampton, Australia, 1971-1975;senior lecturer, Capricania Institute, Rockhampton, Australia, 1985-1990;acting head сivil engineering department, CQU, Rockhampton, Australia, 1986-1987, 90-91;dean Faculty of Engineering, CQU, Rockhampton, Australia, 1990-1992;head department сivil engineering and building, CQU, Rockhampton, Australia, 1992-1995;chair health and safety committee, CQU, Rockhampton, Australia, 1992-1997;manager health & safety, CQU, Rockhampton, Australia, since 1995. Consulting engineer in field. Lecturer in field.

Achievements

  • Chartered engineer, United Kingdom. Chartered professional engineer, Australia.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Road Safety, 1980, Quality Concrete, 1982. Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member University Governing Council, Rockhampton, 1983-1990, city council committees, Rockhampton. Fellow Institute of Engineers (Australia). Member Institution Civil Engineers (United Kingdom), Institute highways and Transportation (United Kingdom).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, bridge, reading, writing.

Connections

Married Christine Beryl Ames, April 1, 1966. Children: Michelle, Ilya, Leila.

father:
Ikbal Husain Qizilbash

mother:
Qureshi (Begum) Qizilbash

spouse:
Christine Beryl Ames

child:
Michelle Qizilbash

child:
Ilya Qizilbash

child:
Leila Qizilbash