Dr. Khalid Farooq
Professor
 
Cell: 0300- 4768167
Residence: 042-99029181
Office: 042-99029283
Email: kfch@uet.edu.pk
Qualification
Degree Name of Institution Specialization Year
Ph. D The University of Tokyo, Japan Geotechnical Engineering 2002
M.Sc University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore Geotechnical Engineering 1996
BSc University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore Civil Engineering 1991
Courses
  • Geotechnical Engineering-I
  • Geotechnical Engineering-II
  • Dam Engineering
  • Geotechnical Investigations
  • Foundation Engineering-I & II
Research Interests
  Rainfall-induced Slope Failures
 Identification and Stabilization Techniques of Expansive Soils
 Relative Compaction and Relative Density of Granular Soils
 Rock Mass Classification Systems and Deformation Modulus
 Geotechnical Site Characterization
Selected Publications, Patents
Title of the Paper Authors Journal/Conference/Country Vol / Year
Mitigation of Swelling Characteristics of Expansive Clay by Controlling Initial Placement Conditions Farooq, K. and Mujtaba H. Proc. 14th Asian Regional Conference, Hong Kong, China. 2011 (to appear)
Geotechnical Zoning of Lahore for Foundation Design based on SPT data. Farooq, K., Imtiaz, K. and Kibria, S. Proc. International Conference on Geotechnical Engineering, UET Lahore, Pakistan. 2010
Comparison of Rock Mass Classification Systems for Diamer Basha Dam Project Site Munir, K and Farooq, K. Proc. International Conference on Geotechnical Engineering, UET Lahore, Pakistan. 2010
Experimental Study on Relative Compaction and Relative Density of Sandy Soils Hassan, M, and Farooq, K. Proc. International Conference on Geotechnical Engineering, UET Lahore, Pakistan. 2010
Improvement of Engineering Characteristics of Expansive Clays by Sand Mixing Farooq, K and Khadim A.  Proceedings of 17th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ICSMGE), Alexandria, Egypt.. 2009
Rock Testing at Diamer Basha Dam Project Izhar Khawar and Farooq, K.  Proceedings of 17th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ICSMGE), Alexandria, Egypt.. 2009
Characterization of a Cohesive Soil Test Bed using the Akbar Newcastle Dilatometer.  Akbar, A., Aziz, M. and Farooq, K Proceedings of 13th Asian Regional Conference, Kolkata, India. 2007
Effect of Soil Grain Size on Failure Initiation of Water-infiltrated Slopes.  Farooq, K., Orense, R. P. and Towhata, I  International Symposium on Geomechanics and Geotechnics of Particulate Media, Yamaguchi University, Japan 2006
Geotechnical and Geological Investigations of Proposed Diamer Basha Dam Project. Farooq, K. and Munir, K. Proceedings of 8th International Summer Symposium, JSCE, Nagoya, Japan. 2006
Report on Pakistan October 8 Earthquake.  Kiyota, T, Towhata, I., Farooq, K and Qureshi, O.  Electronic Journal of Japan Association of Earthquake Engineering, Japan. 2006
Stabilization of Expensive Soil by Mixing with Non-Swelling Soil. Farooq, K. Munir, K. Proceedings of 8th International Summer Symposium, JSCE, Nagoya, Japan. 2006
 Evaluation of shear strength parameters for rain-induced slope instabilities. Farooq, K., and Orense, R. P. 16th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Osaka, Japan. 2005
Real-time Prediction of Rainfall-induced Instability in Sandy Slopes. Orense, R. and Farooq, K. 16th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Osaka, Japan. 2005
Significance of Pile Testing-A Case History Farooq, K. and Ahmad, A. Proceedings of 7th International Summer Symposium, JSCE, Tokyo, Japan. 2005
Effect of Lime and Fly Ash on Swelling Properties of Expansive Soils Farooq, K. and Masood, H. Proceedings of 7th International Summer Symposium, JSCE, Tokyo, Japan. 2005
Laboratory investigation on cement stabilization of expansive soils Farooq, K. and Rashid, I. Proceedings of 7th International Summer Symposium, JSCE, Tokyo, Japan. 2005
Recent developments in Compaction Control Testing Rashid, I. and Farooq, K.  Proceedings of 7th International Summer Symposium, JSCE, Tokyo, Japan. 2005
Hazards Evaluation of Moraine Deposits in Proposed Basha Diamer Dam Reservoir Area Farooq, K. and Munir, K. Proceedings of 7th International Summer Symposium, JSCE, Tokyo, Japan. 2005
Stress path tests on saturated sand and their significance in the stability analysis of embankment dams Farooq, K.  1st National Seminar on Geotechnical Aspects of Hydropower projects organized by UET, Lahore. 2005
Response of Unsaturated Sandy Soils Under Constant Shear Stress Drained Condition Farooq, K., Orense, R.P., Towhata International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering  “Soils and Foundations” Vol. 44, No. 2, pp 1-13, JGS Japan.  2004
Deformation Behavior of Sandy Slopes During Rainwater Infiltration Orense, R., Farooq, K and Towhata. I. International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering  “Soils and Foundations” Vol. 44, No. 2, pp 1-13, JGS Japan.  2004
Problematic soils in Pakistan Akbar, A., Farooq, K 2nd International Seminar on Geotechnical and transportation Engineering, Indonesia. 2004
Influence of Stress Path on Strength and Deformation Characteristics of Sandy Soil  Subjected to Water Infiltration  Farooq. K. Proc, 5th Young Geotechnical Engineers Conference, Taipei, Taiwan 2004
Investigation of Factors Affecting Swelling Properties of Expansive Soils Farooq, K., Uqil U. and Maqbool, S. Proceedings of 6th International Summer Symposium, JSCE, Saitama, Japan. 2004
On the Prediction of Deformation Behavior of Sandy Soils under Constant Shear Stress Condition Farooq, K. and Orense, R. Proc, 4th International Conference on Landslides, Slope Stability and The Safety of Infra-structures, Malaysia 2004
Constant Shear Stress Drained Tests on Unsaturated  Sand and Their Significance  in Rainfall-Induced Slope Failures Orense, R. Farooq,  K and Towhata. I. Proc. Int. Conf., UNSAT-ASIA. Osaka, Japan 2003
Laboratory Experiments on Failure Initiation in Sandy Slopes Due to Water Infiltration Orense, R., Farooq, K.,  Shimoma, S., Honda, T., Towhata, I. Proc., 12th Int. Panamerican Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. 2003
Investigation on Failure of Sandy Slopes Caused by Heavy Rainfall.  Orense, R., Towhata.  I and Farooq, K. Proc. Int. Conf. on Fast Slope Movements Predictions and Prevention for Risk Mitigation, Naples, Italy 2003
Initiation of Rainfall-Induced Failure in Sandy Slopes Farooq, K., Orense, R. and Towhata, I Proceedings of 5th International Summer Symposium, JSCE, Tokyo, Japan. 2003
Expansive Soils in Pakistan - Case Histories. Akbar, A. and Farooq, K.  Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Vol. 21, Engineering University, Peshawar. 2002
Laboratory Model Tests on Rainfall-Induced Landslides Orense, R. P., Shimoma  S. Farooq, K. and Towhata. I Kyoto, Japan 2002
Deformation Characteristics of Sandy Soil Subjected to Water Infiltration Orense, R. Farooq, K and Towhata, I Sapporo, Japan 2002
Drained Initiation and Undrained Mobilization in Rain-Induced Slope Failure Farooq, K., Orense, R. and Towhata, I Kyoto,  Japan 2002
Field Stress Path and its Significance in Rainfall-Induced Slope Failures Farooq, K., Orense, R.P., Towhata, I Osaka, Japan.   2002
Mechanism of Rain-Induced Failure in Sandy Slopes Based  on Field Stress Path Farooq, K., Orense, R. P. and Towhata, I. Singapore. 2002
Analysis of Factors Affecting  Rain-Induced Landslides  in SandySlope Farooq, K., Orense,  R. and Towhata, I. Brazil 2002
Simulation of Rainwater Infiltration in Unsaturated Slopes by Laboratory Element Tests Farooq, K., Orense, R.P., Towhata, I Ehime University  Japan. 2001
Laboratory Investigation of Rainfall-Induced Slope Failures Farooq, K., Orense, R. and Towhata, I Tokyo,  Japan 2001
Effects of Particle Breakage on Drained Strength Characteristics of Kumanodaira Soil Farooq, K., Orense, R.P., Towhata, I. Tokushima  Japan.   2001
PhD Students under Supervision
Title of Research Name of Scholar
1. Evaluation of Rock Stresses for Diamer Basha Dam Project Khawar Munir
2. Characterization and Maping of Expansive Soils of Punjab Imtiaz Rashid
3. Relative compaction and Relative Density of Granular Soils (tentative) Hassan Mujtaba Shahzad
4. Course Work in Progress Kashif Imtiaz
MSc Thesis Supervised
Thesis Title Student Name/Regd. No.
1. A Review of Geotechnical Aspects in Design and Construction of the FC College Underpass Afzaal Ahmed, Regd. No.    99-MS-C-16
2. Chemical Stabilization of Expansive Soils Hamid Masood Qureshi, No. 2001/II-MS-SM-C-15
3. Calibration of New Castle Dilatometer in Cohesive Soil Mubashir Aziz, Regd. No. 2003/II-MS-SM-C-11
4. Geotechnical Evaluation of Akhori Dam Shafiq-ur-Rehman, Regd. No. 2002-MS-C-SM-16
5. Seepage Reduction Measures for Dams–Case Studies Adeel Tariq,     Regd. No. 2006-MS-C-Geo-02
6. Effect of Sand Mixing on Engineering Properties of Swelling Clay Khadim Ali Virk, Regd. No. 2003/II-MS-SM-C-21
7. Geotechnical Characterization for Foundation Design of Different Zones of Lahore Kashif Imtiaz,    Regd. No. 2004-C-Geo-11
8. Failure Analysis of Simbol Landslide in Salt Range Along M-2 Motorway Muhammad Farooq Ahmed,      No. 2006-MS-C-Geo-04
9. Performance Evaluation of Seepage Control Measures at Khanpur Dam Project Ammar Nazir, Regd. No. 2005-MS-C-Geo-16
10.Effect of Initial Placement Conditions on Swelling Characteristics of Expansive Soils Ehtesham Mehmood, regd. No.  2006-MS-C-Geo-12
11.Evaluation of Liquefaction Potential of River Alluvium at Diamer Basha dame Site Shahbaz Ali,       Regd. No. 2004-MS-C-Geo-05
Technical Projects
. Geotechnical Investigation Report for LDA Commercial Plaza (50-storey), Jail Road, Lahore
. Geotechnical Investigation Report for Regional Passport Office Faisalabad.
. Geotechnical Investigation Report for KSK Campus of UET Lahore.
. Geotechnical Investigation Report for Faisalabad Campus of UET Lahore.
. Geotechnical Investigation Report for Bridge near Moon Market for LDA.
. Geotechnical Investigation Report for Bridge at Satto Katla Bridge, Town Ship Lahore
. Geotechnical Investigation Report for Railway Underpass Bridge at Renala Khurd.
. Geotechnical Investigation Report for Regional Passport Office at Multan. (Pak PWD)
. Geotechnical Investigation Report for Regional Passport Office at Faisalabad. (PAK PWD).
. Geotechnical Investigation Report for Regional Passport Office at Sargodha. (PAK PWD).
. Geotechnical Investigation Report for Fatima Fertilizer Plant at Sadiqabad.
. Geotechnical Investigation Report for Income Tax Office at Multan.
. Geotechnical Investigation for High Court Building, Multan.
. Geotechnical Investigation for Convocation Hall, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan.
. Geotechnical Investigation for Construction of Covocation Complex, University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore.
. Geotechnical Investigation for Extension of Chemical Engineering Department, University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore.
. Geotechnical Investigation Report Preparation for Sedimentation Tank for Cornwala Plant, Shah Kot Road, Jaranwala.
. Geotechnical Investigation Report for Bab-e-Pakistan, Walton Road, Lahore.
. Geotechnical Investigation for Pakistan Railways bridges in connection with doubling of track on Khanewal ~ Raiwind Section
. Geotechnical Investigation for Lahore Transit Line
. Development of automated triaxial compression testing machine for simulating rainfall infiltration conditions followed by an extensive soil testing mimicking rain-induced slope failure at The University of Tokyo, Japan in connection with PhD research study.