Hamid Zaman, PhD, PEng

Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Engineering - Civil and Environmental Engineering Dept

Contact

Faculty of Engineering - Civil and Environmental Engineering Dept
Email
hzaman@ualberta.ca

Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Engineering - Civil and Environmental Engineering Dept
Email
hzaman@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 200-2411

Overview

Area of Study / Keywords

Urban Engineering & Operations Infrastructure Management Process Improvement Decision Analysis & Optimization Project Management


About

Education:

  • PhD, Construction Engineering & Management, University of Alberta, 2016
  • MSc, Transportation Engineering, University of Alberta, 2010
  • MEngg, Civil Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology, 2006
  • BSc, Civil Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology, 2001

Industry Experience:

  • General Supervisor (Engineering Manager), Waste Services, City of Edmonton: 2017- present
  • Acting Director, Technical Services, Waste Services, City of Edmonton: 2021 - 2021
  • General Supervisor (Sr. Operations Manager), Drainage Operations, City of Edmonton: 2016 - 2017
  • Operational Planning Engineer, Drainage Operations, City of Edmonton: 2015 - 2016
  • Director, Steelmark Buildings Ltd: 2005 - 2008
  • Director, Uttaran Structural Designers Ltd.: 2003 - 2008
  • Project Manager, Saif Ul Haque Sthapati: 2001 - 2003



Research

Dr. Zaman's research covers a wide range of topics in the field of urban engineering and operations.

Refereed Journal Publications:

  • de Albuquerque, F.P., Dhadwal, M., Dastyar, W., Mirsoleimani-Azizi, S.M., Karidio, I., Zaman, H., Dhar, B.R. (2021). "Fate of disposable face masks in high-solids anaerobic digestion: experimental observations and review of potential environmental implications". Case Studies in Chemical and Environmental Engineering, 100082.
  • Ting, H.N.J., Lin, L., Cruz, R.B., Chowdhury, B., Karidio, I., Zaman, H., Dhar, B.R. (2020). “Transitions of microbial communities in the solid and liquid phases during high-solids anaerobic digestion of organic fraction of municipal solid waste”. Bioresource Technology 317, 123951
  • Yin, X., Chen, Y., Bouferguene, A., Zaman, H., Al-Hussein, M., Russell, R. (2020). “Data-Driven Framework for Modeling Productivity of Closed-Circuit Television Recording Process for Sewer Pipes”. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management 146 (8)
  • Yin, X., Chen, Y., Bouferguene, A., Zaman, H., Al-Hussein, M., Kurach, L. (2020). “A deep learning-based framework for an automated defect detection system for sewer pipes”. Automation in Construction 109, 102967
  • Zaman, H., Bouferguene. A., Al-Hussein, M., Lorentz, C. (2017) “Improving the Productivity of Drainage Network Maintenance Activities through Schedule Optimization”. Urban Water Journal, vol 14(3), pp 298-306.
  • Zaman, H., Bouferguene. A., Al-Hussein, M., Lorentz, C. (2015) “A Framework for Modeling On-site Productivity of Preventive Maintenance Activities for Wastewater Collection System”. ASCE Journal of Infrastructure Systems, vol 21(4).
  • Awad, H., Gul, M., Zaman, H., Yu, H., Al-Hussein, M. (2014). “Evaluation of Thermal and Structural Performance of Potential Energy Efficient Wall Systems for Mid-rise Wood Frame Buildings. Journal of Energy and Buildings, 82, 416-427.
  • Siddiquee, M.S.A., Hoque, M.S., Zaman, H. (2013). "Prediction of Hourly Traffic from Short Counts using Artificial Neural Network and Support Vector Machine". Journal of Society for Transportation and Traffic Studies (JSTS), vol. 4, no. 2, pp 18-27.
  • Habib, K.M.N., Zaman, H. (2012). “Effects of Incorporating Latent and Attitudinal Information in Mode Choice Models”. Journal of Transportation Planning and Technology, vol. 35(5), pp 561-576.
  • Habib, K.M.N., Sasic, A., Zaman, H. (2012). “Investigating Telecommuting Considerations in the Context of Commuting Mode Choice”. International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, vol. 6(6), pp 362-383.
  • Zaman, H., Habib, K.M.N. (2011). “Commuting Mode Choice in the Context of Travel Demand Management (TDM) Policies: An Empirical Investigation in Edmonton, Alberta”. Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, vol. 38, pp 433-443.
  • Habib, K.M.N., Tian, Y., Zaman, H. (2011). “Modeling Commuting Mode Choice with Explicit Consideration of Carpool in the Choice Set Formation”. Transportation, vol. 38(4), pp 587-604.


Conference Papers:

  • Yin, X., Chen, Y., Zhang, Q., Bouferguene, A., Zaman, H., Al-Hussein, M., Russell, R., Kurach, L. (2019). “A Neural Network-based Application for Automated Defect Detection for Sewer Pipes”. CSCE Annual Conference 2019, Laval QC, Canada.
  • Chen, Y., Yin, X., Zhang, Q., Bouferguene, A., Zaman, H., Al-Hussein, M., Russell, R., Kurach, L. (2019). “Productivity Analysis of Manual Condition Assessment for Sewer Pipes based on CCTV Monitoring”. CSCE Annual Conference 2019, Laval QC, Canada.
  • Yin, X., Chen, Y., Bouferguene, A., Zaman, H., Al-Hussein, M., Russell, R., Kurach, L. (2019). “Standard Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) Collection Time Extraction of Sewer Pipes with Machine Learning Algorithm”. 36th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction (ISARC 2019), Banff AB, Canada.
  • Awad, H., Gul, M., Zaman, H., Yu, H., Al-Hussein, M. (2014). "Evaluation of Thermal and Structural Performance of Potential Energy Efficient Wall Systems for Mid-Rise Wood Frame Buildings". Construction Research Congress 2014, ASCE, Atlanta GA, USA.
  • Zaman, H. (2014). “Modeling and Optimization of Preventive Maintenance Activities for WWC”. 39th Annual Seminar of Alberta Water and Wastewater Operators’ Association, Banff, March 2014.
  • Zaman, H., Bouferguene. A., Al-Hussein, M., Lorentz, C., Melmoth, D. (2013). “Estimation of Flushing Duration for Preventive Maintenance of Wastewater Collection System”. Annual CSCE Conference, Montreal, May 2013.
  • Zaman, H., Mutsuddy, R., Singh, G., Gul, M., Yu, H., Al-Hussein, M. (2012). “Energy Efficient Wall Systems for Mid-rise Wood Frame Buildings”. 11th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies (SET2012), Vancouver, Canada, September 2012, pp 2148-2159.
  • Hasan, S., Zaman, H., Han, S., Al-Hussein, M., Su, Y. (2012). “Integrated Building Information Model to Identify Possible Crane Instability caused by Strong Winds”. Construction Research Congress 2012, ASCE, pp 1281-1290.
  • Zaman, H., Bouferguene. A., Al-Hussein, M., Lorentz, C., Girard, L. (2012). “Sustainable Practice in Infrastructure Management through Route Optimization for Preventive Maintenance of Wastewater Collection System”. Annual CSCE Conference, Edmonton, Canada, June 2012.
  • Al-Hussein, M., Zaman, H., Bouferguene, A. (2011). "Addressing the Challenge of Fast City Expansions during the Booming Economy in Alberta." 2nd International Conference on Spaces & Flows, Prato, Italy, November 2011.
  • Habib, K.M.N., Tian, Y., Zaman, H. (2011). “Modeling Carpool Mode Choice with Explicit Consideration of Carpools in the Choice Set Formation: A Case Study in Alberta”. 90th Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, January 2011.
  • Morency, C., Habib, K.M.N., Grasset, V., Zaman, H. (2009). “Modeling Activity Persistency of Carsharing Members using Dynamic Ordered Probability Model”. 88th Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, 2009.
  • Hoque, M.S., Imran M.A., Zaman, H. (2008). “Analysis of Directional Distribution Patterns of Traffic on the Jamuna Multipurpose Bridge Corridor”. 10th International Conference on Application of Advanced Technologies in Transportation (AATT), Athens, Greece, 2008.
  • Siddique, M.S.A., Hoque, M.S., Zaman, H. (2007). “Estimation of Daily Traffic from Short Counts using Artificial Neural Network”. 7th International Conference of Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies (EASTS), Dalian, China, 2007.