Riaz Khan, Ph.D., C.Eng, F.ASCE, a chartered engineer with over 25 years of academic and industrial experience in the civil engineering discipline, has been named a fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction.
Khan has assumed responsible positions leading both engineering teams and business units, and on a variety of projects ranging from major offshore and onshore field development and risk to safety and integrity-related projects. He has also developed innovative web-based integrity software products that have been widely adopted by industry and developed a suite of joint flexibility (RK-LJF) equations for the performance of tubular joints of fixed offshore structures.
He has vital expertise in the structural integrity management of energy-related infrastructure, including fixed offshore, floating, and onshore facilities. Also key is his expertise in a variety of operating regions, among them the Gulf of Mexico, Latin America, Asia, and the Far East.
Khan is a fellow of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST), fellow of the Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET), and fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE). He has served as a committee chair / working group member of the ISO 19901-9 Recommended Practice for the Structural Integrity Management of Fixed Offshore Structures and as an international member of the API RP SC2.