M.A. Karim, P.E., PhD

M. A. Karim, PhD, P.E., has more than 28 years of experience in teaching, research, government regulations, and consulting. He has his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Civil Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) in 1989 and 1992. He was a faculty member at BUET for six years before coming to the US in 1995 to complete his Ph.D. in Civil/Environmental Engineering from Cleveland State University.

Dr. Karim worked about three years for ALLTEL Information Services in Twinsburg, Ohio as an Applications Programmer. He then worked eight years, intermittently, for the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality as a Senior Environmental Engineer (Solid Waste Permit Writer). He taught at Virginia Commonwealth University as an Affiliate Professor before he went to Trine University in January 2008 as a full-time Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering. He has also taught at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne and Stratford University in Richmond.

Dr. Karim is currently an Associate Professor of Civil Engineering and Assistant Department Chair of Civil and Construction Engineering Department at Kennesaw State University, Marietta Campus. He is a registered professional engineer for the Commonwealth of Virginia. He has more than twenty-five journal and proceeding publications and three professional reports in the area of soil and sediment remediation, environmental management, and statistical hydrology.