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Dr. Hamza Farooq Gabriel
Professor
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National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
 
Tel : 051-90854159

Specialization
Hydraulic Engineering

Education
PhD (Water Resources Management (Applied Hydrology), Charles Strut University, Australia), MS (Construction Management, Pakistan)

Dr. Hamza Farooq Gabriel received his BSs Civil Engineering Degree from the University of Engineering & Technology (UET), Lahore in 1984. In 1992 and 2010, he received his MSc Civil Engineering Degree in Construction Management from the University of Birmingham, UK and PhD (Applied Hydrology) from the Charles Sturt University, New South Wales, Australia respectively. 

Dr. Hamza has a multidisciplinary teaching and research experience of over 20 years in water resources management, water resources engineering, engineering hydrology and construction project management. He has supervised 43 MSc/MPhil theses in various disciplines of civil engineering and has published 40 international and national journal /conference papers.​​​

Dissertations

  • Ph.D. Thesis - Gabriel, H. F., 2010. An Appraisal of Climate Responsive Urban Groundwater Management Options in a Stressed Aquifer System. 335p.
  • M. Sc. (Civil Engineering) Thesis - Gabriel, H. F., 1992. Review of Salinity Control and Reclamation Projects (SCARPs) in Pakistan (Case Study: Evaluation of SCARP – I)

  • Journal Papers

  • Khan S., Dassanayake D. And Gabriel H. F. (2010). “An Adaptive Learning Framework for Forecasting Seasonal Water Allocations in Irrigated Catchments”, Natural Resource Modeling, Volume 23, Number 3, pp. 324-353. DOI: 10.1111/j.1939-7445.2010.00066.x. Print ISSN: 0890-8575
  • Online ISSN: 1939-7445.
  • Khan S., Rana T., Carroll J. and Gabriel H. F. (2010). “Assessment of Rice Hydraulic Loading Impacts on Groundwater and Salinity Levels”, Paddy Water Environ., No. 1, Vol. 8, pp. 23-39. DOI 10.1007/s10333-009-0171-0. ISSN: 1611-2490 (Print) 1611-2504 (Online)
  • Khan, S., Rana, T., Dassanayake, D., Abbas, A., Blackwell, J., Akbar, S., and Gabriel, H. F. (2009). “Spatially Distributed Assessment of Channel Seepage Using Geophysics and Artificial Intelligence”, Irrigation and Drainage 58: 307 – 320 (2009) DOI: 10.1002/ird.415. Online ISSN: 1531- 0361
  • Khan, S., Rana, T., Gabriel, H. F. and Ullah, M. K. (2008). “Hydrogeologic Assessment of Escalating Groundwater Exploitation in the Indus Basin, Pakistan”, Hydrogeology Journal (2008) 16: 1635–1654, DOI: 10.1007/s10040-008-0336-8. ISSN: 1431-2174 (Print) 1435-0157 (Online).
  • Khan, S. Gabriel, H. F. and Rana, T. (2008). “Standard Precipitation Index to Track Drought and Assess Impact of Rainfall on Watertables in Irrigation Areas”, Irrigation and Drainage Systems (2008) 22: 159 – 177, DOI: 10.1007/s10795-008-9049-3. ISSN: 0168-6291 (Print) 1573-0654 (Online).
  • Khan, S., Abbas, A., Gabriel, H. F., Rana, T., and Robinson, D. (2008). “Hydrologic and Economic Evaluation of Water-Saving Options in Irrigation Systems”, Irrigation and Drainage 57: 1 – 14 (2008), DOI: 10.1002/ird.336. Online ISSN: 1531- 0361
  • Khan, S., Abbas, A., Blackwell, J., Gabriel, H. F., Ahmad, A. (2007). “Hydrogeological Assessment of Serial Biological Concentration of Salts to Manage Saline Drainage”, Agricultural Water Management 92 (2007) 64 – 72. DOI: 10.1016/j.agwat.2007.05.011. ISSN: 0378-3774.
  • Ghumman, A. R. and Gabriel, H. F. (2006). “Estimation of Floods of Ungauged Catchments in Jhelum River Basin in Pakistan”, Mehran University Research Journal of Engineering and Technology, Vol. 25, No. 3, July 2006.
  • Akram, T., Gabriel, H. F., Rehman, H. U. (2004). “Multimodal Transport and its Effects on Logistics Cost in Pakistan”, Journal of the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport (CILT), Pakistan, pp 175-185.
  • Ali, M., Gabriel, H. F. and Habib-ur-Rehman (2004). “Mass Transit System for Metropolitan Cities of Pakistan”, presented in International Seminar on Rail Based Urban Transport System for Principal Pakistani Cities” CILT Journal, 13-14 October 2004.
  • Khan, A. A., Shah, S. M. S. and Gabriel, H. F. (2002). The Influence of Conceptual Flow Simulation Model Parameters on Model Solution, Water Resources Management, 16(1), pp. 51-69. ISSN: 0920-4741 (Print) 1573-1650 (Online).
  • Gabriel, H. F. and Munawar, H. Z. (2001). “Development of Head Discharge Relationship for Drainage Weir Under Submerged Conditions”, Quaid-e-Awam University Research Journal. Published by the Quaid-e-Awam University of Engineering, Science & Technology, Nawabshah, Sindh, Pakistan, Vol. 2, No. 1 & 2, Jan-Dec 2001, ISSN: 1605-8607
  • Shah, S. M. S., Gabriel, H. F. and Khan, A. A. (2002). “The Influence of Model Parameters on Catchment Response”, Science Technology and Development, Published by the Pakistan Council for Science and Technology, Islamabad. Vol. 21, No. 1, Jan – March 2002, pp. 37 – 46.
  • Shah, S. M. S., Gabriel, H. F., Khan, A. A. and Yunus, M. (2001). “A Simple Conceptual Model to Compute Watershed Yield in Humid Regions”. Science Technology and Development, Published by the Pakistan Council for Science and Technology, Islamabad. Vol. 20, No. 2, April – June 2001, pp. 14 – 19.
  • Shah, S. M. S., Khan, A. A. and Gabriel, H.F. (2000). "Conceptual Modelling of Humid Catchments of Pakistan", Science Technology and Development, An International Journal. Published by the Pakistan Council for Science and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan, Vol. 19, No. 4, Oct. – Dec., 2000, pp. 27– 39.
  • Shah, S. M. S., Khan. A. A. and Gabriel, H. F. (1999). 'The Influence of Antecedent Rainfall, Time of Concentration and Catchment Slope on Potential Rainfall Losses'. Science Technology and Development, An International Journal. Published by the Pakistan Council for Science and Technology, Islamabad. Vol. 18, No. 1, Jan - March, 1999. pp. 40 – 47.
  • Shah, S. M. S., Ahmed, B., Gabriel, H. F. and Khan, A. A. (1998). “Conceptual Modelling of a Semi-Arid Catchment of Pakistan”, Science Technology and Development, An International Journal, Published by the Pakistan Council for Science and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan, Vol. 17, No. 1. Jan – March 1998, pp: 1-8.
  • Shah, S. M. S., Gabriel, H. F. and Ahmad, A. (1998). “Development of a Simple Procedure to Synthesize Direct Runoff Hydrographs for Selected Catchments in Pakistan, Journal of Drainage and Water Management, Published by Drainage Research Centre, PCRWR. Vol. 2, No. 1, Jan. - June, 1998, pp. 23-37.
  • Gabriel, H. F. (1998). “Development of Head-Discharge Relationship for Drainpipe Weir under Free Flow Conditions”. Journal of Engineering & Applied Sciences. Published by the N-W.F.P. University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar. Vol. 17, No. 2, July – December 1998. pp. 77 – 86.
  • Shah, S. M. S., Ahmed, I., Gabriel, H. F. and Khan, A. A. (1997). "Design Discharge Criteria for the Rehabilitation of Drains in Pakistan". Journal of Drainage and Water Management. Published by the Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources, Drainage Research Centre, Tando Jam, Pakistan. Vol. 1, No. 2, July - December 1997.
  • Shah, S. M. S., Ahmed, I., Gabriel, H. F. and Khan, A. A. (1997). "A Technique to Derive Parameters of Snyder's Unit hydrograph for the selected Catchments in Pakistan". Journal of Drainage and Water Management, Vol.1, No.1, Jan. - June, 1997. pp: 22-30, Published by PCRWR.
  • Shah, S. M. S., Ahmed, I. and Gabriel, H. F. (1991). "A Technique to Determine Frequency of Rainfall Volume of Runoff and Peak Discharge Rates With Limited Data". Journal of Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, Vol.10 No.2 pp: 1-10, April 1991.

  • Book Chapters

  • Shah, S. M. S., Baig, M. A. Khan, A. A. and Gabriel, H. F. (2001). Water Conservation through Community Institutions in Pakistan: Mosques and Religious Schools, Chapter published in "Water Management in Islam", pp. 61-67. Edited by Naser I. Faruqui, Asit K. Biswas, and Murad J. Bino, published by United Nations University Press, Tokyo, Japan, for International Development Research Centre, Canada.

  • Peer Reviewed Conference Papers

  • Haider, Sajjad and Gabriel, H. F. (2011). “Investigation of Dam Break Modelling Using Two Finite Volume Models”. Proceedings of the International Conference on Water Resources Engineering & Management, 7 – 8 March 2011, UET, Lahore, Pakistan. pp. 61 – 66.
  • Gabriel, H. F. And Khan, S. (2010). “Climate Responsive Urban Groundwater Management Options in a Stressed Aquifer System”. Kovacs Colloqium “Hydrocomplexity: New Tools for Solving Wicked Water Problems”. Edited by Shahbaz Khan, Hubert H. G. Savenjie, Siegfried Demuth & Pierre Hubert. 2 – 3 July, 2010, UNESCO, Paris, France. IAHS Publication 338, pp. 166-168. ISSN 0144-7815
  • Gabriel, H. F. (2010). “An Appraisal of Causes of Cost and Time Overrun in the Construction Industry of Pakistan”. Proceedings of the International Workshop on “Construction Industry in Pakistan – Issues & Practices”
  • 14-15 July, 2010, NUST, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Pomee, M. S. and Gabriel, H. F. (2008). “Understanding the Institutional Nature of Issues Threatening the Sustainability of Irrigation Systems in Pakistan: Discussion and Field Scale Evidences”, Paper No. Q.55.1.1, Proceedings of the ICID 20th International Congress on Irrigation and Drainage, Lahore, Pakistan, 13-18 October 2008. Theme: Participatory Integrated Water Resources Management - From Concepts to Actions.
  • Gabriel, H. F. and Khan, S. (2008). “Remedial Measures for Rejuvenating Depleting Aquifer of Lahore, Pakistan”, Eos Trans. AGU, 89(23), West. Pac. Geophys. Meet. Suppl., Abstract H44A-01, Cairns, Queensland, Australia, 29 July – 1 August 2008
  • Gabriel, H. F. and Khan, S. (2007). “Formulating a Sustainable Urban Groundwater Environmental Policy under Increasing Population Demand”, ERE Environmental Research Event 2007 Conference: Global Problems – Local Solutions, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland, Australia, 2 – 5 December, 2007, pp. 123-132. ISBN: 978-0-646-48411-2
  • Akram, T. and Gabriel, H. F. (2007). “Urban Water Cycle Management of Lahore, Pakistan”, ESDev - 2007 Second International Conference on Environmentally Sustainable Development, organized by COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Abbottabad, Pakistan, 26 – 28 August, 2007, ISBN 978-969-8779-13-9.
  • Gabriel, H. F. and Khan, S. (2006). “Policy Options for Sustainable Urban Water Cycle Management in Lahore, Pakistan”. In: Proceedings of ERSEC Water Workshop 2006, ERSEC Workshop on Sustainable Water Management – Problems and Solutions under Water Scarcity, Beijing, China, 6 – 8 November 2006. pp. 180-202.
  • Gabriel, H. F. (2005). “The Role of Hydropower in Environmentally Sustainable Energy Development”, ESDev - 2005 First International Conference on Environmentally Sustainable Development, organized by COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Abbottabad, Pakistan, 26 – 28 June, 2005.
  • Gabriel, H. F. (2002). “Development of integrated coastal zone management strategy for Pakistan”, Paper published in the Proceedings: Low-lying coastal areas - hydrology and integrated coastal zone management. International Symposium, Bremerhaven, Germany, 9-12 September 2002.
  • Shah, S. M. S. and Gabriel, H. F. (2002). Floods in Pakistan, A Country Paper presented in the Regional Media and Policy Workshop on “Fencing Floods in South Asia: Disaster Preparedness Through Risk Communication”, organized by the Rural Development Policy Institute (RDPI), Islamabad, Intermediate Technology Development Group (ITDG) South Asia, Journalists Resources Centre (JRC), Islamabad & Duryog Nivaran, South Asia Network for Disaster Mitigation and supported by DipECHO held from Dec. 15-18, 2002 at Best Western Hotel, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • Gabriel, H. F. (2002). “A Theoretical Framework for Integrated Coastal Zone Management in Pakistan”. Paper published in the Proceedings of 3rd International Symposium on “Sustainable Agro-environment Systems: New Technologies and Applications (AGRON 2002)”, organised by National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Sciences (NARSS), Cairo, Egypt from 26 – 29 October 2002. Paper No. 52/Oral pp. 116.
  • Shah, S. M. S. and Gabriel, H. F. (2001). Environmental Impact Assessment of Dams and Reservoirs Projects (Review and a Case Study), Paper published in the Proceedings of International Training Workshop on "Environmental Impact Assessment with Special Regard to Water Resources Management", convened and sponsored by the National Committee of Germany for IHP of UNESCO and for OHP of WMO in cooperation with the Federal Institute of Hydrology and the Water Resources Engineering and Management Programme of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), held at AIT, Bangkok, Thailand from Nov. 12 - 16, 2001. pp. 129 – 143.
  • Shah, S. M. S. and Gabriel, H. F. (2001). The Role of EIA in Irrigation & Drainage Sectors and Environmental Impacts of Drainage Schemes in Pakistan, Paper published in the Proceedings of International Training Workshop on "Environmental Impact Assessment with Special Regard to Water Resources Management", convened and sponsored by the National Committee of Germany for IHP of UNESCO and for OHP of WMO in cooperation with the Federal Institute of Hydrology and the Water Resources Engineering and Management Programme of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), held at AIT, Bangkok, Thailand from Nov. 12 - 16, 2001. pp. 145 -156
  • Shah, S. M. S., Gabriel, H. F. and Khan, A. A. (2001). “The Influence of Model Parameters on Catchment Response”, Proceedings of the ASCE 2001 Wetlands Engineering & River Restoration Conference held in Reno, Nevada, USA, August 27-31, 2001, Paper No. 47.
  • Shah, S. M. S., Gabriel, H. F., Khan, A. A. and Yunus, M. (2001). “A Simple Conceptual Model to Compute Watershed Yield in Humid Regions”, Proceedings of the ASCE 2001 Wetlands Engineering & River Restoration Conference held in Reno, Nevada, USA, August 27-31, 2001, Paper No. 46.
  • Shah, S. M. S., Ahmad, I. and Gabriel, H.F. (2000). "Derivation of Peak Discharge Relationships in Semi-arid Watersheds with Limited Data", Paper presented in the "Regional Workshop on Arid Zone Hydrology", organised by the Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR), Islamabad and sponsored by UNESCO, held at Trust for Voluntary Organization (TVO) House, Islamabad, Pakistan, 10 – 12 February, 2000.
  • Shah, S. M. S., Gabriel, H. F. and Nasim, M. (2000). "Dissemination of Water Conservation Strategies through Religious Institutions", Paper presented in the Provincial Workshop on "Safe Drinking Water - Sound Health", organised by Directorate General Health Services, Punjab in collaboration with UNICEF, held at Allama Iqbal Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan, January 25, 2000.
  • Latif, M., Mahmood, S. and Gabriel, H. F. (1999). “Water resources modeling: achievements and future strategies”. Proceedings of the National Workshop on Water Resources Achievements and Issues in 20th Century and Challenges for the Next Millennium, organized by Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (June 28-30, 1999): 244-254.
  • Chishty, M. S. And Gabriel, H. F. (1997). “Management Practices in the Construction Industry of Pakistan”. Proceedings (Vol. 4) of Seminar on “Construction Industry” organised during the 37th Annual Convention of Institution of Engineers (Pakistan) in connection with the Golden Jubilee Celebrations of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, 26 – 28 April, 1997. pp. 35 – 50.
  • Gabriel, H. F. And Shah, B. (1997). “Causes of Time and Cost Over-run in the Ashurun Hydel Project”. Proceedings (Vol. 4) of Seminar on “Construction Industry” organised during the 37th Annual Convention of Institution of Engineers (Pakistan) in connection with the Golden Jubilee Celebrations of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, 26 – 28 April, 1997. pp. 51 – 63.

  • Technical Reports

  • Multan Storm Water Drainage Project (Hydrological Studies), Centre of Excellence in Water Resources Engineering (CEWRE), University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Lahore, CEWRE/Publications/069, Technical Report No.10, Jan 1990.
  • Environmental Impact Assessment of Khanpur Dam, Centre of Excellence in Water Resources Engineering (CEWRE), University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Lahore, CEWRE/Publications/105, Technical Report No.13, Oct 1996.
  • Effects of Industrial Effluent on Hydrosphere and Development of Computer Program of Streeter Phelp’s Model, Centre of Excellence in Water Resources Engineering (CEWRE), University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Lahore, CEWRE/Publications/109, Technical Report No.14, April 1997.
  • April 2010 – todate   Associate Professor, NUST Institute of Civil Engineering (NICE), School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (SCEE), National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), NUST Islamabad Campus, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Aug. 2006 – March 2010    Research Associate & PhD Scholar, International Centre of Water for Food Security (IC WATER), Charles Sturt University (CSU), Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia
  • March 2004 – July 2006 Assistant Professor, NIT/MCE, National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), NUST Risalpur Campus, Risalpur Cantt., N-W.F.P., Pakistan
  • Sept. 1999 – Feb. 2004  Assistant Professor, Centre of Excellence in Water Resources Engineering (CEWRE), University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Aug. 1984 – Aug. 1999  Lecturer, Centre of Excellence in Water Resources Engineering (CEWRE), University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan.​