Abid joined Terrapex in 2021 as Manager, Geotechnical Investigations. He has over 20 years of experience in various aspects of geo-engineering, including geotechnical, geo-environmental, hydrogeological, geotechnical instrumentations, underground structures (tunnels, shafts, powerhouses and subway facilities) design and construction supervision. He has also prepared numerous geotechnical investigation and design reports for commercial and residential developments, slopes, bridges, pavement and culverts. He has been involved in the preparation of geotechnical baseline reports.
Abid has conducted a tunnel boring machine (TBM) confinement study, worked on TBM dismantling, managed a slurry treatment plant, and designed instrumentation & monitoring requirements for construction projects. In addition, he has experience in design and calculation of support requirements for underground structures in soft and hard rock, and mixed ground. He has been involved in P3/AFP projects, from proposal phase to design and construction supervision, and has been involved in writing the geotechnical portion of Project Agreements and Project Specific Output Specifications.
Abid holds a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering with specialization in Geotechnical Engineering from York University. He also holds Master’s degrees in Engineering Geology and in Information Technology. He is registered as a Professional Engineer with PEO and Professional Geoscientist with PGO. He is a member of the Canadian Geotechnical Society, Pakistan Geotechnical Engineering Society, Tunneling Association of Canada and Hong Kong Tunneling Society.
Please feel free to contact us with any inquiries on how we can assist and/or support you in your geotechnical needs.