Dr. Attaullah Shah
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Dr. Attaullah Shah

Karakoram International Universitydisabled, Gilgit, Pakistan

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan

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Dr. Attaullah Shah is currently working as Professor of Civil Engineering and Vice Chancellor City University of Science and IT Peshawar Pakistan. He has completed his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan. He is visiting faculty member of Centre of Advanced Studies in Engineering (CASE), SZABIST and NUST besides resource person for PEC CPD courses and HEC. He is having 25 year experience of Senior/executive level relating to academic planning & development, teaching & research and administration & leadership in University and public sector organizations. He started his career as Junior Structural Engineer at NESPAK and later joined Communication and Works Department KPK for ten years, and Director, Executive Engineer and Senior Faculty member Allama Iqbal Open University-Islamabad-Pakistan. He is also serving as member of academic planning and course review committees and involved in the academic administration at AIOU and other institutions. He has published 3 books, 73 research articles in journals and conferences contributed as author/co-author. Dr. Attaullah received honors includes awarded WAPDA Gold Medal for grabbing 2nd position in Civil Engineering at UET, awarded University Gold Medal for 1st position in PGD computer Sciences at AIOU, awarded Best Engineer Award-2008 by Institute of Engineers Islamabad, got honoraria and award for developing Environmental Social and Management Plan for World Bank Assisted projects at HEC Pakistan and got Best employee award for the year 2012. He is member of Asian Council of Science Editors, life member of Pakistan Engineering Council/Registered Consulting Engineer, and member of organizing committee International Conference on Construction in Developing Countries (ICCIDC-II) held at Cairo Egypt, Co-Chair and Member organizing Committee International Conference on Construction in Developing Countries (ICCIDC-III), Committee International Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, and Co-Chair International 7th Conference on Construction in Twenty First Century. He also visited number of foreign countries for academic pursuits.

Area of Interest:

Physical Science Engineering
Structural Engineering
Construction Management
Environmental Design

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Shah, A., I.U. Jan, R. Khan and E.U. Qazi, 2014. Exploring the opportunities of construction and demolition (C&D) wastes in concrete. Sci. Iranica Trans. A Civil Eng., 21: 1317-1324.
  2. Shah, A., A. Ali., A. Mehmood and M. Ali, 2014. Study of quality management system in construction industry of Pakistan. J. Environ. Biol. Sci., Vol. 1. .
  3. Elahi, F. and A. Shah, 2014. Analysis of problems faced by the working women in non-government organizations (A case study of district Mardan-KPK). Eur. Acad. Res., 2: 4950-4959.
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  4. Shah, A., S. Khan, R. Khan and I.U. Jan, 2013. Effect of high range water reducers (hrwr) on the properties and strength development characteristics of fresh and hardened concrete. Iran. J. Sci. Technol. Trans. Civil Eng., 37: 513-517.
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  5. Shah, A., I.U. Jan, R.U. Khan and E.U. Qazi, 2013. Experimental investigation on the use of recycled aggregates in producing concrete. Struct. Eng. Mech., 47: 545-557.
  6. Shah, A., H. Mumtaz, H. Mughal, I.U. Jan and R.U. Khan, 2012. Performance evaluation and improvement of mud houses in disaster prone areas. Int. J. Earth Sci. Eng., 5: 390-441.
  7. Shah, A., 2012. Evaluation of Shear Properties of High Strength Concrete Beams. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany., ISBN: 978-3-659-16251-0, Pages: 312..
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  8. Ahmad, S., A. Shah, T. Rabia and A. Elahi, 2012. Evaluation of the strength of struts in pile caps using strut and tie model. J. Civil Struct. Environ. Water Resour. Infrastruct. Eng. Res., 2: 65-83.
  9. Ahmad, S., A. Shah, N. Zaman and K. Salimullah, 2011. Design and evaluation of the shear strength of deep beams by strut and tie model (STM). Iran. J. Sci. Technol. Trans. Civil Eng., 35: 1-13.
  10. Shah, A., S. Khan, R. Khan and I. Jan, 2010. Public procurements rules and low bidder dilemma in Pakistan. Interdiscip. J. Contemp. Res. Bus., 2: 54-70.
  11. Shah, A., S. Khan, M.H. Shah, R. Khan and I. Jan, 2010. Environmental impact assessment (EIA) of infrastructure development projects in developing countries. OIDA Int. J. Sustainable Dev., 1: 47-54.
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  12. Shah, A., S. Khan and I. Jan, 2010. Re-use and remodeling of old buildings at Allama Iqbal Open University Pakistan, using sustainable design principles. OIDA Int. J. Sustainable Dev., 1: 61-66.
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  13. Shah, A., S. Ahmad and S. Khan, 2010. Investigation into shear properties of medium strength reinforced concrete beams. Struct. Eng. Mech., 35: 265-282.
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  14. Ahmad, S., A. Shah, A. Nawaz and K. Salimullah, 2010. Shear strengthening of corbels with carbon fibre reinforced polymers (CFRP). Mater. Construccion, 60: 79-97.
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  15. Ahmad, I., A. Shah and A.N. Khan, 2010. Application of neural network model for the prediction of shear strength of reinforced concrete beams. Neural Network World, 20: 667-686.
  16. Shah, A. and S. Khan, 2009. Use of information and communication technology (ICT) for effective open and distant learning (ODL). Int. J. Emerging Technol. Learning, 4: 63-67.
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  17. Shah, A. and S. Ahmad, 2009. Statistical model for the shear strength of high strength concrete beams. Arabian J. Sci. Eng., Vol. 34. .
  18. Ahmad, S., A. Shah and S. Zaman, 2009. Evaluation of shear strength of four pile caps using STM. J. Chin. Inst. Eng., 32: 243-249.
  19. Ahmad, S. and A. Shah, 2009. Evaluation of shear strength of high strength concrete corbels using strut and tie model (STM). Arabian J. Sci. Eng., 34: 28-35.
  20. Shah, A. and S. Ahmad, 2008. Effect of longitudinal steel, shear span to depth ratio on the shear strength of high strength concrete beams. Mehran Univ. Res. J. Eng. Technol., 27: 171-180.
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  21. Shah, A. and S. Ahmad, 2007. An experimental investigation into shear capacity of high strength concrete beams. Asian J. Civil Eng. Build. Hous., 8: 549-562.
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  22. Naeem, A., Q. Ali and A. Shah, 2001. Use of fly ash as cementitious material in concrete. J. Eng. Appl. Sci., Vol. 20. .