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Jun 25, 2014
Dr.  Alam talks about his research on UBCís Next Big Thing 

June 26, 2014
Anant Parghi wins Mitacs Accelerate PhD Fellowship

Jun 6, 2014
Four research group students won UGF Fellowship

May 1, 2014
Kader Newaj Siddiquee won best presenter award in SOE graduate symposium

Jan 31, 2014
Shahidul, Chi, Moein and Shoahil received NSERC Industrial Postgraduate Scholarship 

Jan 23, 2014
Dr. Alam received Moldovan Memorial Award

Dec 16, 2013
S-Frame donates software solution 

Aug 20, 2013
Visiting Prof. Dr. Amanat delivered a lecture on  Jamuna Bridge

June 24, 2013
Green  concrete home construction

Mar 8, 2013
Dr.  Alam  awarded with Featured Researcher, 2013  

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Welcome to Dr. Shahria Alamís homepage! To navigate, click on the links along the top of the page. On this website, you will find information and resources on Dr. Alamís publications, current research projects, teaching activities and highly skilled research team. Special opportunities and useful links are also provided throughout the site so please have a look around!


Dr. Shahria Alam is an Associate Professor in the School of Engineering at The University of British Columbiaís Okanagan campus. He received his PhD in Civil Engineering from the University of Western Ontario in 2008. His research interests include sustainable construction material through recycling/reusing of industrial wastes, and smart materials for structural applications and seismic rehabilitation. Dr. Alam has published more than 40 peer reviewed journal papers in these topics and is the recipient of many national and international awards. Since joining UBC in 2009, he has successfully generated more than $2.3 million extramural funding from various government organizations and industries. He has established two research labs (Smart Materials & Structures lab and Structural Health Monitoring lab) at UBC-O as a principal investigator through 2 NSERC Research Tools & Instruments (RTI) grants, 1 Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI) and 3 NSERC Collaborative Research and Development (CRD) grants. His research group consists of one research engineer, one post-doc, 11 PhD students and 6 MASc students along with several undergraduate research students. His research group has patented 3 innovative technologies/processes related to sustainable construction material and structural components. Currently he is serving as a Chair of the Concrete Structures sub-Committee of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE), and also a member in several international code committees.


® PhD, The University of Western Ontario (UWO), London, ON (September, 2008), Major in Structural Engineering

® MSc, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh (March, 2004) , Major in Structural Engineering

® BSc, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh (August, 2001), Civil Engineering