Khaled Ghaedi

University of Malaya

Dr. Khaled Ghaedi has experience in both the academic and industry fields. Currently, he is the director of PASOFAL Engineering Consultants, while also collaborating with the University of Malaya. Over the course of 13 years of career growth, he has built his core foundation through his involvement in many research and business projects, holding different positions including Research Assistant, Lecturer, Site Engineer, Senior Structural Engineer, Principal Engineer, Head of Materials QC, and Head of Concrete Laboratory. He is a member/fellow of several renowned institutes/organizations/societies including the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the ASCE Standards Committee ASCE, the ASCE Integrated Buildings & Structures Committee, the Structural Engineering Institute Dues (SEI) of the ASCE, American Concrete Institute (ACI), the Board of Engineers Malaysia, and the Building Associate Organization of Hormozgan Province, Iran. In addition, Dr. Ghaedi has contributed to the process of knowledge sharing through his roles as editorial member and reviewer of journals such as the Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, Journal of Construction and Building Materials (CBM), Latin American Journal of Solids and Structures, Journal of Applied Water Science, Civil Engineering Journal, Cogent Engineering, American Journal of Civil Engineering, and Journal of Trends In Civil Engineering and Material Science. He has recently worked as an Associate Member in revising ASCE7-16 Minimum Design Loads and Associated Criteria for Buildings and Other Structures (to be released as ASCE7-22 in 2022). Dr. Ghaedi has considerable practical experience with multiple structural software including CSI suite, STAAD suite, RAM suite, Adapt suite, Orion, Dassault Systemes software such as ABAQUS and SOLIDWORKS, and others. As an advocate of knowledge sharing, he has been invited to speak at conferences and seminars, and at the same time has been involved in several other high ranked international conferences as a committee member. His current research interest is earthquake engineering, vibration engineering, dam engineering, structural dynamics, passive control systems, and bridge engineering.

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