PhD Research Student
Department of Engineering,
Cambridge , Cambs CB2 1PZ
Tanvir Shams Qureshi is a PhD researcher in the field of Self-healing technology of concrete materials at the University of Cambridge, Engineering Department. In 2012, Tanvir awarded with the Islamic Development Bank (IDB)-Cambridge Overseas Trust scholarship. His educational background includes a Master’s of Science (MSc) in Civil Engineering, with distinction form the Cardiff University. His major research in MSc was Reinforced Concrete Structure Design based on Concrete Mix Characteristics Length. Professionally, he is an academia (Assistant Professor) in the department of Civil Engineering, Leading University, Sylhet, Bangladesh. He was head of the department (acting) and involved in research with high performance concrete and composite materials prior to start his PhD research. Before Tanvir joined in teaching, he gained two years of professional consultancy experience with Noksa Construction and Consultancy Firm, undertaking major Civil Engineering projects. He was also involved as project pacific consultant with Noksa afterwards. His key responsibility was to design reinforced concrete structure, sub-soil investigation for foundation design, EIA and construction project supervision. He is also involved with Imminent Developers Ltd. Bangladesh, which is a new residential building developers company. Tanvir was awarded “Best Engineer 2007-2008” of Noksa Construction & Consultancy Firm for technical skills and hardworking commitment. Recently, he has also win “WILEY POSTER AWARD” in the Fourth International Conference on Self-healing Materials (16-20 June, 13) at Gent, Belgium.
Tanvir is undertaking research in self-healing concrete incorporating potential minerals and biological agents.