Mohamed Shahin, Ph.D., CPEng, F.ASCE, an associate professor of geotechnical engineering at the Department of Civil Engineering, Curtin University, in Australia, has been named a Fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction.
Shahin is a Chartered Professional of the National Engineering Register and a Fellow of Engineers Australia, and has more than 25 years of academic and industrial experience. He has published two books, three book chapters, and over 120 peer-reviewed research journal and conference papers. He is currently an associate editor of the Australian Journal of Civil Engineering and board member of the Australian Geomechanics Society (Western Australia Chapter).
He has received several awards from Curtin University, including the 2010 and 2015 Pro Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence, the 2011 and 2017 Vice-Chancellor Award for Excellence and Innovation in Teaching, and the 2014 Professional Development Award. He also received the Prix R.M. Quigley Award (Honourable Mention) from the Canadian Geotechnical Society for the best paper published in the Canadian Geotechnical Journal in 2013.
Shahin holds a B.Sc. in civil engineering and an M.Sc. in geotechnical engineering, both from Cairo University, and a Ph.D. in geotechnical engineering from the University of Adelaide.