Honors: Sajjad Ahmad

Sajjad Ahmad (Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction), is this year's recipient of the College of Engineering's Distinguished Researcher Award. Among his many accomplishments, there are 38 peer-reviewed journal papers, 53 conference proceeding, and numerous scholarly publications in national and international journals. Furthermore, his work has provided the opportunity to participate as keynote speaker in China, Canada, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, and Australia. In the last five years alone, he has graduated six MS students, two PhD students, and was the principal investigator on $2.1 million research grants including National Science Foundation and the United States Agency for International Development. Ahmad is a prime example of the College of Engineering's core values — educate, engage, inspire, and innovate. UNLV is proud to have him as part of its community.

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