Memon Shazim Ali

Department
School of Engineering, Civil Engineering
Title
Assistant Professor
Office
3525
Email
shazim.memon@nu.edu.kz
Phone
+77172704603

Biography
Shazim Ali Memon holds a PhD in Civil and Architectural Engineering from City University of Hong Kong. He has spent more than 15 years working with the City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Shenzhen University, China, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan, National University of Sciences and Technology, Pakistan, the Asian Center for Engineering Computations and Software, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand and Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan. He was nominated as Technical expert (Civil Engineering) in Prime Minister of Pakistan Inspection Committee. His name appears in Who’s Who in the World published by Marquis Who’s Who and Global Young Scientists Directory published by National Research Foundation of Singapore, Directory of Productive Scientists of Pakistan published by Pakistan Council for Science and Technology. Prof. Memon has recently 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 is the recipient of Gold Medal from Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan and has received several awards including Outstanding Academic Performance award, The college of Science and Engineering student Research Excellence award, 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 50 Journal articles having a cumulative impact factor of over 140. Dr. Memon is known worldwide for his pioneering work on the environmental 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. Currently, he is an active peer reviewer of Cement and Concrete Composites, Construction and Building Materials, Materials, ACI Materials Journal, ACI Structural Journal, ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, Applied Energy, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Energy and Buildings, Journal of Energy Research, Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology. His research indicators are as follows:

Google Scholar Citation indices (Citations 1071 as of 24 November 2017; h-index 19; i10-index 29)
Cumulative Impact factor of SCI Journal Publications = 143.37
Papers published in Q1 category (Top 25% Journals within the subject category) = 90%
Papers published in Top 15% Journals within the subject category = 69%

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
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,
Energy efficient buildings,
Net zero energy buildings

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)