Zia Ul Qamer
Abu Dhabi, UAE.
+971 (58) 6680372
Sex Male Date of birth 18 Jan 1988 Nationality Pakistani Brief Profile Objective
Seeking a Job position as a Geoscientist in Research & Development, Project Management with organizations in the Oil & Gas/Geophysical & Geological Engineering/ Environmental/Oceanographical Studies or Mining sectors. Summary
An experienced Geophysicist with more than 5 years’ experience in Geophysical Research, Data Acquisition
& Processing, Geophysical Interpretation and Assisting in Project Management with reputed organizations.
A team player able to work as an effective team member as well as, have ability to work independently without supervision.
Excellent analytical, scientific writing and presentation skills.
Also have experience in Teaching and coaching school and college level students. Experience Geological Engineer:
Since Nov’2018, working with ArabequeLaboratories for Soil Testing, Abu Dhabi, UAE. Responsible for various shallow geophysics investigation projects:
Responsible for data processing, interpretation, QA/QC, geophysical report production, review and integration of geophysical studies with subsurface exploration geotechnical engineering analysis, along with Geotechnical worksheet preparation for different laboratory tests. Project Assistant (Geophysicist):
Jul’ 2017 to Aug’2018 working with Geophysicsal Services Pvt Ltd, Islamabad, Pakistan. My main responsibilities are:
Involved in planning, conducting and managing a variety of field geophysical surveys including Shallow Seismic (refraction, Cross hole and Down hole surveys), Electrical Resistivity Tomography/Sounding surveys.
Responsible for data reduction, processing, interpretation, QA/QC, geophysical report production, review and integration of geophysical studies with subsurface exploration geotechnical engineering & Hydrogeological analysis.
Feb’2016 to Mar’2017 worked with Sands Laboratories for Soil Testing, Abu Dhabi, UAE. Responsible for various shallow geophysics investigation projects:
Involved in planning, conducting and managing a variety of field geophysical surveys.
Responsible for data processing, interpretation, QA/QC, geophysical report production, review and integration of geophysical studies with subsurface exploration geotechnical engineering analysis.
Experienced with wide array of geophysical software.
Examples of Engineering Geophysical Projects included: 1) Assistant Geophysicist and Interpreter for mapping bedrock depth & discontinuities using MASW. 2) Assistant Geophysicist and Interpreter for karst geotechnical and risk assessment studies including mapping voids, solution cavities, groundwater pathways, variations in rock quality, formational contacts, stratigraphic discontinuities, structural lineaments and problem associated with soft soils using MASW and geotechnical boring data within Abu Dhabi (City & Western Region) and Al Ain Region. Field Geophysicist:
Dec’14 to feb’16 worked with Geophysical Services Pvt Ltd, Islamabad, Pakistan My main responsibilities were:
Actively involved in preparing general plans for resistivity surveys for groundwater exploration and conducted VES, Profiling and interpretation of resistivity data.
Performed a variety of field geophysical surveys including Shallow Seismic (refraction, Cross hole and Down hole surveys).
Supervised field operations.
Key Project Handled
Geo Electric Resistivity Measurements conducted at New Islamabad Airport, Fateh Jang, Pakistan
Geo Electric Resistivity Measurements conducted at Pahse VIII, Bahria Town, Rawalpindi, Pakistan Internee Geophysicist:
Mar’13 to Aug’13 worked with OGDCL Institute of Science & Technology (OIST), Islamabad, Pakistan My main responsibilities were:
Seismic Data Interpretation, Petro-physical Analysis & Seismic Attribute Analysis
Research and K-Tron Geophysical Software
Seismic Training Course/lectures
Curriculum Vitae Zia Ul Qamer
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Lecturer Physics: 09 Aug 2018 – 05 Nov 2018
Roots College International, Rawalpindi, Pakistani. Science Educator: 21 Apr 2014 – 15 Oct 2015
Govt. Boys High School, Khayaban e Sir Syed Sec-II, Rawalpindi, Pakistani. Online Teacher: 01 Dec 2013 – 05 Mar 2014
Zeb Fortunes Pvt., Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
Tele Sales Representative Officer: 01 Jan 2011 – 15 May 2011 Maple Communiqués, Rawalpindi
Student Home Coaching: 01 Mar 2008 – 06 Nov 2018
Home Tuition Provider Network, Islamabad
Education Degree & Institute
MS Geophysics: Bahria University, Islambad, Pakistan. (2014-2015) M. Sc Geophysics: Quaid-i-Azam University, Islambad, Pakistan. (2011-2013) BS Physics, Mathematics & Education: Punjab University, Islambad, Pakistan. (2007-2011) Projects M. Sc Research Project
“2D Seismic data Interpretation, Rock Physics, 2D Modelling, Crustal Shortening and Petro physical Analysis of Fimkassar Area along Seismic Attribute Analysis, of Upper Indus Basin in Pakistan” BS Research Project
A study on “Stress-Coping Strategies adapted by BS Level students at Federal College, Islamabad” IT Skills Software Skills
I have sound knowledge of Computers and its application. Deep Seismic IHS Kingdom Suit, Petrel, K-Tron Suit (X-Work, Seira, VAS) Shallow Seismic Surfseis 5.0, ParkSeis 2.0, Seisimager 2D, Seismodule Controller ERT Res2DInv
GPR Reflex 2D
QC/Geometry/Processing Geo Giga Front End, Mesa
GIS & Mapping Software ArcGIS, Surfer 11.0, K-Tron Precision Matrix, Auto CAD,Google Earth, Voxler. Programming Languages C, BASIC, Matlab
Operating Systems LINUX /Windows XP/7/8/10
General Software MS Office, SPSS, Matlab, Visual Basic, Snagit Activities Professional Memberships
Member of Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG)
Member of Pakistan Geophysical Network (PGN)
Member of Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
Member of European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE) Training Workshops & Seminars
Successfully attended various trainings, seminar, workshops & courses;
Attended two days online training on “Petrel Software Data Loading, Data Management, Seismic Interpretation & Well Correlation” held by Unemployed Geophysical Society (UGS) in (2017).
Attended two days workshop on “2D & 3D ERT Survey and Data Interpretation Workshop” held by Drill Well Middle East (DWC) L.L.C. in Dubai, U.A.E. (2017)
Attended three day workshop on “Geo-informatics Application in Agriculture & Hydrology” at Climate Change, Alternate Energy and Water Resources Institute (CAEWRI), NARC, Islamabad, Pakistan. (2016)
Attended one day workshop on “Shale Gas Evaluation” held at Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan.
Attended one day seminar on “Exploring HR Practices in Oil & Gas Industry” organised by PPEPCA and QASMS, held at Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan. (2012)
Attended Seminar on “Borehole Seismic & Vertical Seismic Profiling” by Schlumberger, held at Quaid-i- Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan. (2011)
Geological & Seismological Field Trips
Geological Field works on Eastern & Western Salt range and Hazara Kashmir syntaxes, in Pakistan.
Seismological & Metrological field work on Tarbela & Mangla dams of Pakistan. Academic
Scholarships & Awards
Received Laptop from Higher Education
Commission of Pakistan under Prime
Minister’s Laptop Scheme for Youth
Fauji Foundation Scholarship
References Shall be furnished on demand