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Dr. Waqas Ahmed

Assistant Professor



Academic Career

PhD Geotechnical Engineering " Interaction of Earthquake fault rupture with shallow foundations" University of Dundee (Scotland, United Kingdom), 2011

M.Sc. (Petroleum Geology) "Fracture analysis of Dhulian anticline, Potwar plateauļæ½" University of Peshawar, Pakistan, 2004

B.Sc. Hons (Geology) University of Peshawar, Pakistan, 2003

Research Interests

  • Earthquake Geotechnics,
  • Ground improvements/Soil-structure interaction.

    Key Publications

    • Loli, M., Anastasopoulos, I., Bransby, M. F,, Ahmed, W. & Gazetas, G. 2011. Caisson Foundations Subjected to Reverse Fault Rupture: Centrifuge Testing and Numerical Analysis. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 137, 914-925.
    • The interaction of reverse faults with shallow foundations. Ahmed, W., Bransby, M.F., ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering 135 (7), 914-924, July 2009.
    • The effect of shallow foundation position on their interaction with reverse faults. Ahmed, W., Bransby, M.F.,   & S. Nagaoka (2008). Proc. Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics IV - Sacramento, 2008.
    • Centrifuge modeling of interaction between fault rupture and rows of rigid, shallow foundations. . Ahmed, W., Bransby, M.F., Proc. 7th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, Zurich, Switzerland, 28 June - 1 July 2010.