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Dr. Anwar Zahid PhD PE

President and Chief Executive Officer

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Professional Registration & PE

Background Information

Employment History

Associate Vice President and Senior Project Manager

ARCADIS N.V

Structural Engineer

Kimley-Horn and Associates , Inc.

Principal Engineer

Greystone Environmental Consultants

Affiliations

Member
American Society of Civil Engineers

Member
Louisiana Engineering Society

Member
SME Foundation

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 (12 Total References)


Complex Solutions of Large Hurricane and ...

www.ascehouston.org [cached]

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 ...

www.guidrynews.com [cached]

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.


ARCADIS Promotes 10 Staff Members | The Solutions Source of the Water & Wastewater Industry

www.wwdmag.com [cached]

Anwar Zahid, PhD, P.E. holds a PhD in structural engineering and mechanics from North Carolina State University. A member of the ASCE and Society of Military Engineers (SAME), his most recent projects include working on the Greater New Orleans Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System, including the IHNC-Seabrook Sector Gate Complex, as well as the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway - West Closure Complex pump station, the largest drainage pump station in the world. Zahid is based in Houston.


ARCADIS Promotes Ten Staff Members To AVP, VP, and Senior VP

www.arcadis-us.com [cached]

Anwar Zahid, PhD, PE holds a PhD in Structural Engineering and Mechanics from North Carolina State University. A member of the ASCE and Society of Military Engineers (SAME), his most recent projects include working on the Greater New Orleans Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System, including the IHNC-Seabrook Sector Gate Complex, as well as the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway - West Closure Complex pump station, the largest drainage pump station in the world. Zahid is based in Houston. View a brief video about the West Closure Complex.


- 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.

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