Dr. Naveed Anwar, a structural engineer and academician, is the Executive Director of AIT Solutions which is an international research and consulting organization established at the Asian Institute of Technology, (AIT) in Thailand. He is also working as the director of Asian Center for Engineering Computations and Software (ACECOMS), and an Affiliated Faculty at School of Engineering and Technology of AIT where he teaches MS and PhD level courses related to Structural/Earthquake Engineering. He is also responsible for the course coordination in Masters and PhD in Structural Engineering, and academic advisor for thesis work of research students at AIT.
Dr. Anwar holds an experience of over 35 years while completing hundreds of projects related to structural modeling, analysis and design of buildings and bridges, construction project management, structural health assessment, and other related areas. He has also conducted hundreds of professional trainings, workshops and seminars, attended by thousands of professionals in more than 20 countries. He is also the author of several international publications, journal articles and books in the field of Structural Engineering. He is also proficient in the development of computer software for structural engineering applications, including general structural analysis, earthquake resistant design, structural detailing, etc., and is the author of several software and computing tools. He has an over twenty years of extensive experience in the conception, planning, analysis, design and detailing of multistory buildings, bridges, water retaining structures, and industrial buildings in Pakistan, before finally associating with AIT in Thailand.