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Dr. Anwar Zahid PhD PE

Associate Vice President and Senior Project Manager and Principal Engineer

ARCADIS N.V

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ARCADIS N.V

Gustav Mahlerplein 97-103

Amsterdam, 1082 ms

Netherlands

Company Description

Arcadis is the leading global Design & Consultancy firm for natural and built assets. Applying our deep market sector insights and collective design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services we work in partnership with our clients to deli ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Structural Engineer

Kimley-Horn and Associates , Inc.

Affiliations

Member
American Society of Civil Engineers

Member
Society of Military Engineers

Member
Louisiana Engineering Society

Education

BS

Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology

MS

Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology

MSCE

Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology

PhD

Structural Engineering and Mechanics

North Carolina State University

Web References (22 Total References)


Complex Solutions of Large Hurricane and ...

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Complex Solutions of Large Hurricane and Flood Risk Management Projects     Anwar Zahid, PhD, PE   After Hurricane Katrina with 14 billion US dollars, many complex projects have been constructed around New Orleans to provide a 100-year level of protection from a storm as part of the Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System (HSDRRS).

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These projects have won numerous national and international awards in 2012 and 2013.   Dr Anwar Zahid: Associate Vice President & Principal Engineer, ARCADIS-US has served as the Engineer of Record and Project Manager for the IHNC-Seabrook Sector Gate Complex. He also served as the Structural Engineer of Record for the Lake Pontchartrain and Vicinity (LPV) 144 – Bayou Dupre Control Structure; the tallest gate in the HSDRRS system and Tall T-Walls in St. Bernard Parish, and as Principal Structural Engineer for the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway – West Closure Complex Pump Station, the largest drainage pump station of the world. From alternative selection to final design and construction/maintenance phase; he has been actively involved in many national and international flood protection projects since Katrina.

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Dr Anwar Zahid: Associate Vice President & Principal Engineer, ARCADIS-US has served as the Engineer of Record and Project Manager for the IHNC-Seabrook Sector Gate Complex. He also served as the Structural Engineer of Record for the Lake Pontchartrain and Vicinity (LPV) 144 - Bayou Dupre Control Structure; the tallest gate in the HSDRRS system and Tall T-Walls in St. Bernard Parish, and as Principal Structural Engineer for the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway - West Closure Complex Pump Station, the largest drainage pump station of the world. From alternative selection to final design and construction/maintenance phase; he has been actively involved in many national and international flood protection projects since Katrina. no http://www.ascehouston.org/en/art/2755/


Anwar Zahid of ...

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Anwar Zahid of Arcadis, a Dutch company that did much of the New Orleans barrier system, questioned the board on the scope of the project.

"It's a big step for the future," Zahid said.


- Dr Anwar Zahid, ...

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- Dr Anwar Zahid, Arcadis

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Dr Anwar Zahid of Arcadis: protecting New Orleans
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Dr Anwar Zahid. "Arcadis has three large divisions: infrastructure, program and construction management and environment," explains principal engineer Anwar Zahid, PhD. Dr Zahid is a PE in the state of Louisiana, and has experience in transportation and bridge projects. He is in Arcadis' infrastructure group, working on flood protection in New Orleans, LA.
After hurricane Katrina hit in 2005, New Orleans became notorious for its crumbling infrastructure. Levees alone can't protect the city: Zahid is working on floodgates, precast concrete retaining wall systems and a pumping station that will likely be the world's largest.
The company has flood protection projects in other states, including Texas, Florida and California, but Louisiana is the biggest to date. "We're running against a June 2011 deadline to achieve 100-year flood protection," Zahid explains. "We're increasing levee height to thirty-one feet and creating concrete walls to help keep water out of the city."
Born in Bangladesh, Zahid has a 1997 BSCE and a 1999 MSCE from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Dhaka, Bangladesh) and a 2005 PhD in structural engineering and mechanics from North Carolina State University.
The new Dr Zahid began as a structural engineer with Kimley Horn (West Palm Beach, FL). In 2007 Arcadis hired him to handle especially challenging projects. "My job has three parts: expanding our practice, mentoring young engineers and developing our group," he explains. "We have eight to ten engineers in our office now and I have four direct reports."
Bridge design and flood protection are naturals for Zahid, since Bangladesh suffers from frequent flooding during the monsoon season. Zahid grew up in the capital city of Dhaka, but his grandparents lived in the country and the family had to take a ferry to visit them. "Today they have one of the world's longest bridges over the Jamuna River," he says.
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Zahid has a medal from the Prime Minister of Bangladesh for graduating first in his university class, and a "young researcher" fellowship from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He's a member of ASCE and the Louisiana Engineering Society. Although he enjoyed cricket growing up in Bangladesh, today he watches football with his son and daughter.


Presenter: Anwar Zahid, PhD, ...

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Presenter: Anwar Zahid, PhD, PE, Principal Engineer, ARCADIS U.S., Inc, USA

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About the Speaker: Dr Zahid is working as the designer of record (DOR) and project manager in many of these complex projects. He has been involved in these projects starting from the alternative study phase for cost proposal preparation, alternative selection and later developing plans and specifications. As many of these projects are currently in construction, he is now working directly with US ARMY CORP OF ENGINEERS and international construction contractors. Dr. Zahid?s experience encompasses project management, designing complex hydraulic structures and foundations, transportation projects and forensic analysis. He has a solid expertise pertaining to civil / structural design because of the complexity of the projects he has been involved with and completed (estimated construction cost totaling more than $3.0 billion). Born in Bangladesh, Dr. Zahid has a BS and MS from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Dhaka, Bangladesh) and a PhD in structural engineering and mechanics from North Carolina State University. He has several publications and has also co-authored a book chapter. He is registered as Professional Engineer in the State of Louisiana; California; Florida; Texas.


ARCADIS, Imagine the result. Archive.

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Anwar Zahid, PhD, PE Joins ARCADIS as Principal Engineer in New Orleans

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