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Structural engineer

Mohamed Arshad Kmaal Khan, Kenyan structural engineer. Registered engineer, Kenya; chartered engineer, England. Recipient Masters Bursary, Concrete Society (London), 1976. Fellow Institution Structural Engineers (London), Institution Civil Engineers (London); member Bath University Mountaineering Club (president 1971-1974), Mountain Club of Kenya (chairman 1988-1990).

Background

Khan, Mohamed Arshad Kmaal was born on January 30, 1953 in Nairobi, Kenya. Son of Mohamed and Zubeda (Begum) Sadiq.

Education

Bachelor of Science with honors, University Bath, 1975. Master of Science, Imperial College, London, 1977.

Career

Graduate engineer, structural designer Harris & Sutherland, London, 1975-1976. Section engineer, supervisor construction Mowlem International, Juba, Somalia, 1977-1979. Senior engineer Howard Humphreys, Nairobi, Kenya, 1979-1981.

Principal engineer Howard Humphreys/Brown & Root, Kenya, 1981-1984, technical director, manager structural department Kenya, 1985-1996, director operations Kenya, since 1997. Chairman cements committee Kenya Bureau of Standards, Nairobi, since 1992. Consular representative British High Commission, Nairobi, since 1995.

Achievements

  • Registered engineer, Kenya. Chartered engineer, England.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Designer, builder two-man working hovercraft using plywood and motorcycle engines, innovative use of spiral-welded tubes for structural design of a factory building. Key designer use of America and New Zealand codes for unique design of 25-story aseismic office block in Nairobi and used latest computer techniques of the tallest building (38 stories) in Central Africa.

Membership

Fellow Institution Structural Engineers (London), Institution Civil Engineers (London). Member Bath University Mountaineering Club (president 1971-1974), Mountain Club of Kenya (chairman 1988-1990).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Rock climbing, mountain climbing, model-making, woodworking, travel.

Connections

Married Baldip Kaur, December 20, 1980. Children: Sahir Aimen, Alia Karina.

father:
Mohamed Sadiq

mother:
Zubeda (Begum) Sadiq

spouse:
Baldip Kaur

child:
Sahir Aimen Khan

child:
Alia Karina Khan