Prof. Dr. Zahid A. Siddiqi


Civil Engineering


All basic education in Lahore. Done BSc Civil Engineering and MSc Civil Engineering from UET Lahore in 1984 and 1988, respectively. Joined Department of Civil Engineering UET, Lahore as Lecturer on 20-02-1984. Did Ph.D. Civil Engineering from University of Oklahoma, USA in 1995. Retired from UET on 28-02-2017. Have published 6 different books on various topics of Civil Engineering. Have taught almost all subjects of Structural Engineering. Was a member of various inspection teams of Government of Punjab. Have design all structures of UET KSK Campus. Have designed a number of sizeable buildings. Was part of a team conducting various tests on buildings while working at UET, Lahore. Joined University of Lahore in March, 2017.


SrNo. Year Degree Board/University
1 1984 BSc Civil Engineering UET, Lahore
2 1988 MSc Civil Engineering UET, Lahore
3 1995 PhD Civil Engineering University of Oklahoma, USA


SrNo. From To Category Designation Organization
1 20-02- 1984 03-09-1988 Academic Experience Lecturer UET, Lahore
2 04-09-1988 15-06-1997 Academic Experience Assistant Prof UET, Lahore
3 16-06-1997 01-11-2002 Academic Experience Associate Prof UET, Lahore
4 02-11-2002 28-02-2017 Academic Experience Prof UET, Lahore
5 01-03-2017 to date Academic Experience Prof UoL, Lahore


SrNo. Title
1 Investigation of brick alignment effect on compressive strength
2 Reinforced Fibrous Recycled Aggregate Concrete Element Subjected to Uniaxial Tensile Loading
3 Optimization of flange and web slenderness for pre-engineered built-up steel sections
4 Field Testing & Strength Evaluation of Khushhal Garh Rail cum Road Bridge
5 Field Testing & Strength Evaluation of Khushhal Garh Rail cum Road Bridge
6 Causes of Delay in Lahore Orange Line Metro Train Project
7 Effect of Varying Top Beam Reinforcement Anchorage Details on Ductility of HSC Beam-Column Joints
8 Comparison of Mechanical Properties of Normal & Polypropylene Fiber Reinforced Concrete
9 Analysis, Field Testing and Evaluation of Fatigue Life of plate Girder Railway Bridge at Ravi River
10 Countenance of Interferon Alpha (IFN-a) Induced Hepatic insult and potential role of vitamin-D in rat model
11 Role of extrapolative factors and circulating biochemical interplay in females with endometriosis
12 Hematological profile of preterm infants suffering from Anemia
13 Interrelationship of circulating biochmical variables of medical importance and their role in the pathogenesis of prostate cancer
14 Inter-dependence of Host lipid metabolism inscription and their critical role in the regulation of Hepatitis C virus replication
15 A Simplified Approach for Analysis and Design of Reinforced Concrete Circular Silos and Bunkers
16 Force- and Displacement-Controlled Nonlinear FE Analyses of RC Beam with Partial Steel Bonded Length
17 Ultrasonic Pulse Velocity and Rebound Hammer Testing for Nondestructive Evaluation of Existing Concrete Structure
18 Retrofitting of Reinforced Concrete in Flexure By Crack Sealing using Injectable Materials: Application To Beams
19 Load~Slip Behavior of L-Anchor Bolts Embedded in Reinforced Recycled Aggregate Concrete
20 Effect of Steel Fibers Addition on Compressive Strength and Flexural Behavior of Recycled Aggregate Concrete
21 Economical-Structural Performance of Steel Moment Resisting Building Frames Using the Section Variation Technique
22 Finite Element Modeling of RC Beams Strengthened in Flexure Using FRP Material
23 Comparison of Different Bracing Systems for Tall Buildings
24 Strength Prediction of Normal Strength Concrete Made using Locally Available Materials in Pakistan by Accelerated Curing
25 Performance of 3rd Generation Locally Available Chemical Admixtures in the Production of SCC
26 Concept of Personality Score in a Society
27 Performance Study of Locally Available Coarse Aggregates of Azad Kashmir
28 Determination of Compressive Strength and Water Absorption of Styrene Butadiene Rubber (SBR) Latex Modified Concrete
29 Equivalent Viscous Damping of Metallic Fiber-Reinforced Concrete (MFRC)
30 Comparison of Metallic Fibers and Steel Bars as Reinforcement in Improving Energy Dissipation Capacity of Concrete
31 Minimum Weight Design of Pre Engineered Steel Structures using Built-up Sections and Cold Formed Sections
32 Bond behaviour of high-strength concrete flexural member under low cyclic fatigue loading
33 Optimum unbraced length ratios of slender steel sections
34 Behaviour of Reinforced Fibrous Concrete Beams under Reversed Cyclic Loading
35 Role of Aggregates in Production of Ultra High Strength Concrete
36 Assessing Suitability of Margalla Crush for Ultra High Strength Concrete
37 Critical Traffic Loading for the Design of Prestressed Concrete Bridge
38 Effect of Rebar Cover and Development Length on Bond and Slip in High Strength Concrete
39 Configuration of a Multistorey Building Subjected to Lateral Forces
40 Comparison of Bond Behaviour of Hot Rolled and Cold Twisted Steel Reinforcement in High Strength Concrete
41 Slippage of Steel in High and Normal Strength Concretes
42 Disasters in High Rise Buildings and Safety Measures
43 Economical Sizing of Singly Reinforced RC Beams and Footing Slabs
44 Analysis of Transmission Poles
45 A Study on Power Transmission Poles
46 Composite Bridge Grids: An Efficient Technique for Highway Bridges
47 Analysis of eccentricity stiffened plates with mixed boundary conditions using differential quadrature method
48 Analysis of fluid storage tanks including foundation - superstructure interaction using differential quadrature method
49 Natural frequencies of stiffened and un-stiffened rectangular plates using differential quadrature method
50 PhD Dissertation
51 Structural Behaviour of Composite Double Layer Bridge-Grids with various Span/Depth Ratios
52 Plastic Analysis of Continuous Prestressed Steel Beams
53 Behaviour of Composite Double Layer Bridge-Grids having Eccentricity
54 M Sc Thesis



SrNo. Year Awarding Organization Description
1 Jan, 2015. Quaid-e-Azam Gold Medal for Best Performance, Tehreek-e- Istehqam-e-Pakistan Council, Presented by the Governor Punjab, Pakistan. Quaid-e-Azam Gold Medal for Best Performance, Tehreek-e- Istehqam-e-Pakistan Council, Presented by the Governor Punjab, Pakistan, Jan, 2015.
2 2011 LCCI Lahore LCCI Award for Excellence in Civil Engineering presented by the Prime Minister of Pakistan, 2011
3 1995 University of Oklahoma, USA Best Teaching Assistant Award, University of Oklahoma, USA, 1995


SrNo. From - To Title Organization
1 20-02- 1984 - to date Professional Engineer Pakistan Engineering Council
2 20-02- 1984 - to date Member The Institution of Engineers, Pakistan

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SrNo. Title Authors Year Publisher
1 Basics of the Engineering Drawing Zahid Ahmad Siddiqi,, 2011 Help Civil Engineering Publisher
2 LRFD Steel Design Aids, ISBN 978-969-8633-08-9, 4t Zahid Ahmad Siddiqi,, 2012 Help Civil Engineering Publisher
3 Steel Structures, 4th Edition, ISBN 978-969-8633-1 Zahid Ahmad Siddiqi,, 2017 Help Civil Engineering Publisher
4 Concrete Structures, Part-I, 3rd Edition, ISBN 978 Zahid Ahmad Siddiqi,, 2016 Help Civil Engineering Publisher
5 Concrete Structures, Part-II, 3rd Edition, ISBN 97 Zahid Ahmad Siddiqi,, 2016 Help Civil Engineering Publisher
6 Mechanics of Materials, 1st Edition, ISBN 978-969- Zahid Ahmad Siddiqi,, 2014 Help Civil Engineering Publisher

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