Riswana Iqbal R

Riswana Iqbal

Cochin, Ernakulam

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About me:

Hardworking and Enthusiastic graduate seeking an opportunity to launch a successful career in the field of geotechnical engineering and design. Reliable team member with a personable nature and positive communication style, maintain professional boundaries while building lasting relationships. 


Master of Technology Civil Engineering with specialization in Geotechnical Engineering from School of Engineering, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi, Kerala, India.

Secured first class with honors with a CGPA of 9.10.

M.Tech thesis selected as one of the best five thesis for the state level competition organized jointly by Indian Geotechnical society Kochi chapter and AISAT.



Junior Geotechnical Engineer at IFT Structural Designs, Kochi, India from July 2019 – present 

• Geotechnical design of Foundation & Retaining walls for residential and light commercial buildings. 

• Preparation and review of Geotechnical Investigation Reports as per relevant guidelines such as IS Codes. 

• Foundation recommendation based on Soil Investigation Report • Structural design of Apartments, Warehouses, Industrial buildings etc. 

• Preparation of Detailed Construction Estimates. 

Part-time Research Intern at SOE, CUSAT, Kochi, India from Aug 2020–Jan 2021 

• Associated with M/s Geostructurals Pvt Ltd. for the analysis of a G+28 Apartment building.

 • Analyzed the Pile foundation of Sobha Atlantis (G+28) @ Kochi, using finite element software PLAXIS 3D.

 • Carried out analysis for 26 different load combinations and estimated bending moment, shear force and Lateral Pile deflection for each case.

Engineering Intern at Fugro Peninsular Services Co., Qatar from May –June 2018

 • Able to be part of 3 major projects in Qatar

 • Exposed to field works, laboratory tests, instrumentation and monitoring, geotechnical investigations and excavation assessments

• Prepared stratigraphic models from borehole logs and trial pit data • Familiarized with the basic structure of a Factual and Interpretative / Design Geotechnical report

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