Md. Jahangir Alam, PhD

B.Sc. in Civil Engg. (Structure), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, 1998
M.Sc. in Civil and Geotechnical Engg, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, 2002
PhD (Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering), University of Tokyo, 2005

Room No. 532, Civil Engineering Building
E-mail: (preferred),
Cell: 01713 171 653 (send email or sms before calling)

Brief Introduction
Dr. Md. Jahangir Alam is Professor at the Department of Civil Engineering, BUET, Dhaka-1000. He completed his PhD from University of Tokyo in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering in 2005 as a Monbu-Kagaku-sho Scholar. He was research fellow in Ecole Centrale Paris for three months in 2008. Jahangir did his BSc in Civil Engg with major in Structure and MSc in Civil and Geotechnical Engineering from BUET.
Dr. Jahangir has multidisciplinary research interests and has publications in international journals and conferences. His current research interests are in Physical and Numerical Modeling of Liquefaction Hazard, Mitigation against Seismic Liquefaction, Cyclic Behavior of Non-plastic silt, Reinforced Earth, Use of Dynamic Cone Penetrometer for Assessing Sand Fill Quality, Earthquake Resistant Foundation in Soft Soil, Durable Concrete for Coastal Regions and Sample Disturbance of Shelby Tube of Bangladesh.
Within the Civil Engineering Department, Jahangir involved in many consultancy projects where he designed/checked high rise RCC buildings, Communication towers, Jetty, Shore Pile, Embankment etc. He supervised pile load testing, pile integrity testing, concrete mix design and development of laboratory and field testing equipment.
Jahangir actively involved in National and International professional bodies. He is Member and Treasurer of Bangladesh Society for Geotechnical Engineering (BSGE), which is Bangladesh Chapter of ISSMGE.
Currently, Jahangir teaches Concrete Technology, Geotechnical Engineering and Project Management in undergraduate levels. He also teaches Earthquake Engineering and Reinforced Earth in postgraduate levels.
Jahangir likes to read books about history, religion, jokes and science fiction.

Updated in September, 2014