Dr Mohsin Usman Qureshi

Dr Mohsin Usman Qureshi

Dr Mohsin Usman Qureshi

Associate Professor
Phone: +968 26850100 Ext:553
Location: Barka building, Office no: 002

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Dr Mohsin is working as an Associate Professor of Civil Engineering at Sohar University. He obtained his Ph.D. and MEng degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Tokyo, Japan, and BSc degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan. Dr Mohsin has more than a decade of experience in teaching and conducting research related to civil engineering and is also serving as Head of Research and Development at Sohar University. His research interests include (1) hydro-mechanical modelling of geomaterials, (2) sustainable ground improvement, (3) physical weathering effects on the mechanical behaviour of rocks, and (4) the development of geotechnical testing equipment. He is a member of the International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE) and the Oman Professional Engineers Network. In addition, he is the recipient of the International Outstanding Collaboration Award from the Japan Society of Civil Engineers and the principal investigator of externally funded research and consultancy projects.


  • Ph.D. In Civil Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Japan, 2011
  • M.Eng. In Civil Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Japan​, 2008
  • B.Sc. In Civil Engineering, University of Eng. & Tech. Taxila, Pakistan, 2005

Teaching Interest

  • Geoenvironmental Engineering
  •  Geotechnical Engineering
  •  Engineering Geology
  •  Soil Mechanics
  •  Project Management
  •  Introduction to Civil Engineering and Environment Issues
  •  Transportation Engineering
  •  Surveying
  •  Engineering Drawing

Research Interest

  • Digital fabrication in construction
  • Strength and deformation characteristics of geomaterials
  • Sustainable Geotechnical Engineering
  • Development of geotechnical testing equipment
  • Effects of Rock weathering on geotechnical properties

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