Dr. Khaled Ghaedi has experience in both the academia and industry fields.
Over the course of many years career growth, he has built his professional career through his involvement in many research and business projects, holding different positions such as the research and teaching assistant, senior structural engineer, BIM modeler and manager, structural checker and quality control manager.
He is currently the technical director of the software engineering services and solutions provider in Malaysia to support the engineering industry in Southeast Asia.
Because of his practical skills with multiple engineering software and being familiar with engineering topics, he has been invited by various national and international firms and universities to improve engineers and students’ technical skills.
He has provided consultancy for many projects such as MRT Putrajaya line, underground parts (tunnels), in Malaysia (costs RM13.11 billion) and Pavilion Damansara Heights (costs RM7 billion) among others.
He is also the member of several famed organizations such as the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), American Concrete Institute (ACI) and Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM).
He is presently taking part as the associate committee member of the international structural design code, ASCE7-22 (to be published in 2022).
As a researcher, he has frequently published his researches in well-known journals in different engineering fields such as materials, seismic design, structural control systems and structural damage detection of buildings, bridges, dams, etc. He has also contributed to the process of knowledge sharing through his roles as the editorial board member and reviewer of eminent engineering journals (such as the Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, Journal of Construction and Building Materials, Journal of Computers and Concrete, Journal of Engineering Structures, American Journal of Structures (ACI), and Applied Soft Computing), conferences and institutes.
He has also been invited in several international conferences as the committee member.
He has always shown his support to students, in different universities, in order to help them to become an important part of their community.
Through his high technical experience and skills in both engineering and academia, Khaled has surely given value, benefit and asset to the engineering community.