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Civil Engineering Professor


Room: MON217

Phone: 416-979-5000 X7867


Khandaker M. Anwar Hossain

Professor in Structural Engineering, BScEng, MScEng, B'desh.Engin., PhD, Strath., PEng


Website | Curriculum Vitae




PhD – University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK

MSc Eng, BSc Eng - Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology, Dhaka

Research Interests

Sustainable construction, short and long term properties of blended cement and concrete, high-ultra high performance/self-consolidating concrete, use of wastes/volcanic materials/underused materials in concrete,  ductile engineered concrete, smart self-healing materials, FRP-composites, innovative joint-free bridges, steel-concrete composite building systems, thin walled structures,  high rise structures, strengthening and retrofitting of structures, life-cycle analysis, computer aided design,  finite element modelling and expert system development. The ongoing research can be divided into the following titles:

  • Development and performance evaluation of sustainable materials
  • Development of high performance composite structural systems
  • Development of ultra-high performance concrete (UHPC), GFRP reinforced UHPC and UHPC structural systems
  •  High performance engineered concrete (EC) materials and structural systems for innovative and sustainable construction
  • Development of smart self-healing materials for robust construction
  • Development of joint- free bridge decks with EC link slab
  • Expert intelligent system development for structural design, materials, pollutant dispersion and life-cycle analysis



  • CVL 420 Strength of Materials II
  • CVL 313 Structural Analysis
  • CVL 314 Elements of Structural Design
  • CVL 206 Engineering Mechanics
  • CV 907 Behaviour & Design of FRP Structures
  • CV 8312 Steel-skinned composite structural systems
  • CV 8314 Analysis, design and construction of tall buildings
  • CV 8100 Directed Studies in Civil Engineering