Designation : Assistant Professor
Qualification :

PHD in Civil Engineering

Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia

Master in Civil Engineering

University of Engineering & Technology (UET) Taxila, Pakistan

BSc in Civil Engineering

University of Engineering & Technology (UET) Taxila, Pakistan

Teaching Courses : Teaching core subjects of structural engineering also involve in research activities

Research / Publications :

Books : N. Shafiq, Noor Amila, M.Zahid "Achieving sustainability in the construction materials - the need for a paradigm shift" in Advances in Civil Engineering (Volume - 3) AKiNik Publications, 2019. Paperback ISBN: 978-93-5335-547-0; E-Book ISBN: 978-93-5335-548-7
Publications :

Journal Articles (published; ISI Indexed)

  1. Zahid, M., Shafiq, N., Nooriza, S., Razak, A. & Faisal, R. Investigating the effects of NaOH molarity and the geometry of PVA fibers on the post-cracking and the fracture behavior of engineered geopolymer composite. Constr. Build. Mater. 265, 120295 (2020) (Q-1 ISI index Elsevier journal impact factor: 4.419)
  2. Jalal, Shafiq, and Zahid*, “Investigating the Effects of Fiber Reinforced Concrete on the Performance of End-Zone of Pre-Stressed Beams,” Materials., vol. 12, no. 13, p. 2093, 2019. (Q-1 ISI index journal impact factor: 3.057)
  3. Feng, X., Faisal, R. and Zahid, M. “Behavior of unconfined and CFRP confined rubberized concrete” International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies (Q-4 ISI index journal impact factor: 1.622)
  4. Feng, X., Faisal, R. and Zahid, M. Statistical modeling of rubberized concrete beams confined by FRP using RSM technique, Sādhanā (Q-4 ISI index journal impact factor: 0.849)
  5. Feng, X., Faisal, R. and Zahid, M. ‘Experimental Investigation and Statistical Modeling of FRP Confined RuC Using Response Surface Methodology’, CIVIL ENGINEERING JOURNAL- TEHRAN, 5(2), pp. 268–283, 2019.

Journal Articles (Scopus indexed)

  1. Tufail, R. F., Yaqub, M., Khan, Q. U. Z., Mehmood, M. S. and Zahid, M. (2013) ‘Effect of carbon fibre reinforced polymer jacketing on low, normal, medium and high strength concrete’, Life Science Journal, 10(12 SPL.ISS.), p. 2017
  2. Muhammad Hussain, Imran Hafeez, M.A. Kamal, Rana Faisal Tufail, Muhammad Zahid, M. A. Q. (2013) ‘The Evaluation of Structural Performance of New Benazir Bhutto International Airport Islamabad, Pakistan’, Life Sciences Journal, 10, pp. 647–652
Conference Papers :
  1. Muhammad Imran Khan, Muslich Hartadi Sutanto, Muhammad Zahid, Aliyu Usman and Madzlan Bin Napiah “Optimization of Cementitious Grouts for Semi-Flexible Pavement using Response Surface Methodology” 5th International Conference on Civil and Environmental Engineering for Sustainability in Johor Malaysia (IConCEES 2019) article in Scopus indexed journal (IOP Conference Series: Earth and EnvironmentalScience)
Patent : Nasir Shafiq, Muhammad Zahid, “A Solar Cured Engineered Geopolymer Composite”, PI 2019002073, April 15, 2019.
Grant Obtained :


Title: Investigating the functional characteristics of hybrid graphene nanoplatelets as an additive in the geopolymer paste for protecting the offshore structures; Research center “Self- Sustainable Buildings”

Persons involved: Prof. Dr Nasir Shafiq; AP. Dr. Noor Amila Wan Zawawi; Dr. Muhammad Zahid; Amount: RM 197,154.00

Awards & Fellowship :
  • Gold Award, SMART-EGPC: A State Of The Art & Green Engineered Composite Of Polymeric Materials, 30th International Invention Innovation & Technology Exhibition(2-4 May2019
  • Academic excellence award by Chair, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP)Malaysia
  • Graduate Assistantship during PhD 2016-2019, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS,Malaysia
  • Research assistantship during MSc 2012-2014, University of Engineering and Technology (UET) TaxilaPakistan.
  • Conducted One day CPD seminar on "Geopolymer Concrete; Concrete for Next Millennium" organized by the Civil Engineering Department of COMSATS university wah cant campus on November 05,2019.
Research Collaboration :
  • GIK Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, Topi 23460 KPK, Pakistan and College of Architecture and Environment, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610065, China -research title “Effects of Modified Metakaolin Using Nano-Silica on the Mechanical Properties and Durability ofConcrete”
  • Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain-research title “Statistical modeling and mix design optimization of fly ash based engineered geopolymer composite using response surface methodology
  • University of engineering and technology (UET) Taxila -research title “Sustainable Transport Measures: Acceptance Rate in Lahore