Faculty Profile

Dr Muhammad Nouman Amjad Raja

Assistant Professor, HEC Approved Phd Supervisor

School of Engineering

Department of Civil Engineering

 : [email protected]   

1. Experienced Researcher with Civil Engineering Background and Specialization in Geotechnical and Transportation Engineering. 2. Proficient in Analytical, Experimental, and Artificial Intelligence/Machine learning-based modeling in Geotechnical/Geosynthetic Engineering. 3. Currently serving as a reviewer for several top-notched Geotechnical Engineering journals such as Geotechnique (ICE), Geotextiles and Geomembranes (Elsevier), Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (Elsevier), Geomechanics and Engineering (Techno Press), and International Journal of Geosynthetics and Ground Engineering (Springer Nature).

  • Geosynthetics
  • Reinforced Soil Foundations
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Reinforced Pavement
  • Numerical modeling (PLAXIS 3D)
  • Machine Learning in Geotechnical Engineering
  • Hybrid Intelligent Modeling
Name of Organization Designation Start Date End Date
UMT, Lahore Assistant Professor 08-11-2021 Present
New York University Postdoctoral Associate 01-09-2022 Present
Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia Research Associate/Casual Academic 28-11-2018 21-10-2021
UMT, Lahore Lecturer 15-08-2016 30-09-2018
Technical University Denmark Research Student (Erasmus+ exchange) 15-09-2015 18-02-2016
Publication Type Title Journal Name Impact Factor Year of Publication
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Predicting and validating the load-settlement behavior of large-scale geosynthetic-reinforced soil abutments using hybrid intelligent modeling Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering 5.912 2022
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Prediction of the resilient modulus of compacted subgrade soils using ensemble machine learning methods Transportation Geotechnics 4.938 2022
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Experimental and Intelligent Modelling for Predicting the Amplitude of Footing Resting on Geocell-Reinforced Soil Bed under Vibratory Load Transportation Geotechnics 4.938 2022
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Multivariate adaptive regression splines model for reinforced soil foundations Geosynthetics International 3.663 2021
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Load-settlement response of a footing over buried conduit in a sloping terrain: a numerical experiment-based artificial intelligent approach Soft Computing 3.732 2022
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Experimental study on repeatedly loaded foundation soil strengthened by wraparound geosynthetic reinforcement technique Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering 4.338 2021
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) An intelligent approach for predicting the strength of geosynthetic-reinforced subgrade soil International Journal of Pavement Engineering 4.139 2021
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Predicting the settlement of geosynthetic-reinforced soil foundations using evolutionary artificial intelligence technique Geotextiles and Geomembranes 5.292 2021
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) A Soil–conduit interaction: an artificial intelligence application for reinforced concrete and corrugated steel conduits Neural computing and applications 5.606 2021
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Ultimate bearing capacity of strip footing resting on soil bed strengthened by wraparound geosynthetic reinforcement technique Geotextiles and Geomembranes 5.292 2020
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR An extreme learning machine model for geosynthetic- reinforced sandy soil foundation Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers- Geotechnical Engineering 1.341 2020
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Multi-Spindle Drilling of Al2024 with TiN and TiCN Coated Drills Using Experimental and Artificial Neural Networks Technique Applied Sciences (Switzerland) 2.679 2020
Conference Papers (presented in International University) Using Eye track devise to understand individual decisions in stated preferences experiments: an application to the choice of electric vehicles 5th Symposium of the European Association for Research in Transportation, Delft, Netherlands 0.000 2016
Degree Name & Area Year University City,Country
PhD Civil Engineering Edith Cowan University, Perth Australia
MSc Transportation Systems Technische University Munchen Germany
Position Start Date End Date
Editorial Board Member for International Journal of Geosynthetics and Ground Engineering (Springer Nature) 14-01-2022 Present
  • Higher Degree by Research Scholarship, Edith Cowan University, Australia (Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from Edith Cowan University, Australia (2018-2021)
  • Technical University Munich, Germany, Scholarship for international students (2014 and 2015)
  • Erasmus+ Mobility grant/scholarship, European Union (EU), DTU, Denmark (2015-2016)
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award by International Journal of Geosynthetics and Ground Engineering (Springer Nature)
  • Excellent Reviewer Award for 2021 by Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering
  • Pakistan Engineering Council (Registered Engineer)
  • Member American Society of Civil Engineers (M.ASCE)
  • Member International Geosynthetics Society (M.IGS)
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