Muhammad Nasir Khurshid
A Practicing professional geotechnical engineer, since August, 2004, having working experience, ranging from
Dams, Hydropower to Foundation & Pavement Projects, with premier consultants of International repute as
employee, associates, Individual/Independent Sub-consultant. The scope of assignments involve Prefeasibility,
Feasibility Designs/Studies, Detailed Design and Analysis of small to mega projects. Similarly,
planning, conducting Geotechnical Investigations for Transmission Lines, Grid Stations, Thermal Power Plant,
Hydropower, Road, Building, Industrial and Area development projects followed by its Geotechnical Design
and construction supervision of foundations.
As individual Consultant, handled projects related to Geotechnical Design, Topographic Survey,
Transportation Engineering, Impact Assessments, Structural Design. Installed Fully Automatic Soil Laboratory
Testing Equipment (as official Trainer of Controls SRL Italy) and imparted trainings within Pakistan and
abroad. I have been using Geo Studio software for the stability analysis of slope under different loading
conditions, including hydrostatic and seismic loadings. Seepage analysis of hydraulic structures using Geo
Studio Seep W suite, under variable scenarios to design a safe structure, the provision of seepage control
measures was part of analysis. I have prepared Tender Documents for Geotechnical investigations along with
formulation and analysis of Geotechnical design criteria for mega hydropower project like Tarbela 4th
Extension Hydropower Project.
I had the opportunity to serve as Assistant Professor for a couple of years in the Civil Engineering
Department of a private sector University in Lahore. In addition, I have been a part time faculty member of
Civil Engineering Department in other private sector universities of Lahore during my engagement with
various consulting companies. My experience in the academics not only limited to Teaching but also as
Coordinator for Establishment of Civil Engineering Laboratories, management of various departmental
activities of university, initiation of University – Industry Collaboration.