M.A. Karim, P.E.

M. A. Karim, P.E., has more than 25 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.

Mr. 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.

Mr. Karim is currently a fulltime faculty member at Southern Polytechnic State University, Marietta, Georgia teaching Civil and Construction Engineering. He is a registered professional engineer for the Commonwealth of Virginia. He has more than fifteen journal and proceeding publications and three professional reports in the area of soil and sediment remediation, environmental management, and statistical hydrology. Mr. Karim is a member of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professionals (AEESP), and American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). He is also an ABET EAC Program Evaluation Volunteer (ABET EAC PEV).