Dr Ghulam Sohail  UET Lahore, Pakistan - Geological Engineering

Dr Ghulam Sohail : Geological Engineering

Professional profile:

Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Ghulam Mohyuddin Sohail's academic journey reflects a strong foundation in geological engineering, beginning with a Bachelor's degree (honors) from the University of Engineering & Technology Lahore, Pakistan. He further pursued a Master's degree in Geological Engineering from the same institution, achieving a notable 70% in coursework. His academic dedication continued with a Ph.D. in Civil and Geological Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan, Canada, where he excelled with an impressive coursework percentage of 83%.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Sohail has accumulated a wealth of experience, balancing academia and industry over the span of sixteen years. His professional journey includes roles as a Geo-scientist at Techno Petroleum (Pvt) Ltd, Pakistan, and later as a Graduate Assistant and Teaching Assistant at the University of Saskatchewan, Canada. Notably, he served as an Assistant Professor and Associate Professor at the University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore, actively contributing to the Department of Geological Engineering.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Sohail's contributions extend across various facets of geological, geomechanical, and geophysical research. With a multidisciplinary approach, he has collaborated with teams of Geoscientists and Engineers on geological and geophysical modeling, well/borehole correlation, and seismic data interpretation for shallow and deep investigations. His involvement in industry projects, such as seismic data interpretation for Islamgarh Block (Punjab Platform), showcases practical applications of his expertise.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Sohail's commitment to research is evident through his publications in peer-reviewed national and international journals. Additionally, he has presented articles at international conferences, demonstrating his engagement with the global scientific community. Being an HEC Approved Ph.D. Supervisor further attests to his recognition as a qualified mentor in the academic realm.

Impact and Influence

As an Associate Professor at the University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore, Dr. Sohail plays a pivotal role in shaping the next generation of geological engineers. His teaching portfolio includes subjects such as Introduction to Geophysical Exploration Techniques, Petroleum Geology, and Rock Mechanics. Through lab instruction and hands-on training, he actively contributes to students' practical understanding of geophysics, physical geology, and related disciplines.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Dr. Ghulam Mohyuddin Sohail's legacy is marked by his extensive involvement in research, teaching, and industry collaboration. His supervision of M.Sc. students on projects like GIS-Based Mapping of Engineering and Geophysical Properties of Lahore Soils and Hydrogeophysical Characterization of Lahore Aquifer underscores his commitment to fostering research talent. Looking forward, his future contributions are anticipated to further enrich the field of geological engineering, combining academic rigor with practical applications.

Notable Publications:


A total of  356 citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.

  • Citations      356
  • h-index         11
  • i10-index      13


Ghulam Sohail | Geological Engineering | Best Researcher Award

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