Ahmad Durrani - Emeritus Faculty, Rice University

Dr. Ahmad J. Durrani is Vice Chancellor and Professor of Engineering at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Lahore, Pakistan.  He is also Professor Emeritus of Civil and Environmental at Rice University.  He served as chair of the Civil Engineering Department at Rice from 1995 to 2001 and Associate Dean of Engineering from 2001 to 2003. Prior to joining Rice he worked in the E & C industry in engineering design for five years and taught at the University of Science, Penang, Malaysia for three years. His academic interests are in the areas of urban infrastructure renewal, engineering economics and management, and seismic hazards mitigation. He received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Michigan and MBA from the University of Houston. He is a member of ASCE, ACI and several other professional societies. He has served on several review and blue ribbon panels of the National Science Foundation and is active in several national level technical committees.

You can contact Ahmad at: durrani@Rice.edu or durrani@lums.edu.pk.