Memon Shazim Ali

Department
School of Engineering and Digital Sciences, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Title
Associate Professor
Office
3330
Email
shazim.memon@nu.edu.kz
Phone
+77172704603

Biography

Dr. Shazim Ali Memon holds a Ph.D. in Civil and Architectural Engineering from City University of Hong Kong and has been working as a faculty member at Nazarbayev University since 2016. He was nominated as Technical Expert (Civil Engineering) by the Prime Minister of Pakistan Inspection Committee. His name appears in Who’s Who in the World published by Marquis Who’s Who, Global Young Scientists Directory published by National Research Foundation of Singapore, and Directory of Productive Scientists of Pakistan published by Pakistan Council for Science and Technology. He has received Research Productivity Award (2016-17) announced by Pakistan Council for Science and Technology and is the only civil engineer of Pakistan whose name appears in this list. He has received several awards including the Outstanding Academic Performance Award, The College of Science and Engineering student Research Excellence Award, the Chow Yei Ching School of Graduate Studies Scholarship, etc. As far as his research is concerned, he has an impressive SCI Journal Publication record of over 80 Journal articles having a cumulative impact factor of more than 250. Dr. Memon is known worldwide for his pioneering work on the environmentally friendly utilization of agricultural and industrial waste ashes in self-compacting sustainable concrete. His work on the development of structural-functional integrated concrete for thermal energy storage is a novel and innovative research work with high scientific esteem and valuable contribution to environment. His research indicators are as follows:

Google Scholar Citation indices (Citations 3260 as of 8 February 2021; h-index 28; i10-index 58)
Cumulative Impact factor of SCI Journal Publications = (over 250)
Papers published in Q1 category (Top 25% Journals within the subject category) = 81.96
Papers published in Top 15% Journals within the subject category = 62.29%

Education
Ph.D., Civil and Architectural Engineering 
City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

M.E., Structural Engineering 
Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand

B.E., Civil Engineering 
Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan

Research Interests

Energy efficient buildings,

Impact of climate change in PCM integrated building,

Net zero energy buildings,

Development of sustainable cement based composites,
Application of Industrial and agricultural wastes in cement based composites,
Development of high performance cement based composites,
Utilization of nanomaterials in cement based composites,
Sensing and monitoring techniques for structural health monitoring,
Post-elevated temperature performance of cement based composites

Honors & Awards

Nominated as Technical expert in Prime Minister of Pakistan Inspection Committee
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan (2015)

Name appears in Who’s Who in Science and Engineering 2016-2017 (12th Edition)
Marquis Who’s Who, an American publisher

Name appears in Who’s Who in the World 2014, 2015 & 2016 (31st, 32nd & 33rd Editions)
Marquis Who’s Who, an American publisher

Name appears in Global Young Scientists Directory (2014)
Global Young Scientists Summit organized by National Research Foundation, a department within the Prime Minister’s office, Singapore

Name appears in Directory of Productive Scientists of Pakistan (2016-17)
Pakistan Council for Science and Technology, Pakistan

Name appears in List of Young Scientists (under 40 years of age) (2016-17)
Pakistan Council for Science and Technology, Pakistan

Research Productivity Award (2016-17)
Pakistan Council for Science and Technology, Pakistan (Only Civil Engineer whose name appear in this list)

Gold and Silver Medalist (First Position from First to Final year, B.E. Civil Engineering)
Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan (2001)

Scholarship under AIT/HEC Fellowship Program
Higher Education Commission, Pakistan (2003-2005)

Chow Yei Ching School of Graduate Studies Scholarship
City University of Hong Kong (2012-2013)

Outstanding Academic Performance Award
City University of Hong Kong (2012-2013)

The College of Science and Engineering Student Research Excellence Awards
City University of Hong Kong (2013-2014)

Research Productivity Award
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan (2015-2016)