Ali Etezad
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My name is Ali Etezad and I welcome you to my personal website. I have published here my CV: research interests, education, presentations, projects, certificates, workshops, work experience, volunteer experience, skills and honors.

I believe in personal creation, and this implies working by yourself, developing your own ideas and building from your mistakes. I also believe that growing in life is trying and trying again to open new doors.

Research Interests

  • Construction Project Management
  • Construction Automation
  • Real Estate Development

Education

  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Khavaran Institute of Higher Education, Mashhad, Iran (2010 – 2016)
    • CGPA: around 15.3 (out of 20)
    • GPA of the last 60 credit hours: 16.13 (out of 20)
  • Pre-University Diploma, Physics and Mathematics, Imam Hossain High School, Mashhad, Iran (2009 – 2010)
    • CGPA: 16.86 (out of 20)
  • High School Diploma, Physics and Mathematics, Zendeyad Sadeghi High School, Mashhad, Iran (2006 – 2009)
    • CGPA: 18.12 (out of 20)

Presentations and Projects

  • Presentation on Total Quality Management (TQM) Construction Management Fall 2014
    • Presented a comprehensive introduction to TQM and provided a local example of its implementation, through which I shared my knowledge about Management Methods with my classmates
  • Presentation on the applications of GIS in improving Road Safety Applications of GIS in Civil Engineering Fall 2014
    • Presented an example of applications of GIS in improving Road Safety according to a related article, which Rah-Negar, ArcGIS and ArcView applications are used in, to get my classmates interested in applications of GIS
  • Project on estimating the financial and material resources of a seven-story building Project Estimation Summer 2014
    • Analyzed and estimated the financial and material resources of a seven-story building by using basic principles of Invoicing for Construction Projects to expand my knowledge in Project Estimation
  • Project on analyzing lateral loads from earthquakes in a five-story building Principles of Earthquake Engineering Summer 2014
    • Analyzed and calculated lateral loads from earthquakes in a five-story building by using theoretical principles to acquire greater understanding of Earthquake Behavior of Building

Certificates and Workshops

  • Participation in workshop on Risk Management in Construction Project Engineering March 2013
  • Participation in workshop of Iranian Concrete Institute (ICI) May 2012
  • Participation in workshop on Welding Control May 2012
  • Certification of the Applications of Single-Frequency GPS Receivers February 2012

Relevant Courses

  • Construction Management ranked 1st 19.0/20
  • Engineering Economics ranked 1st 19.0/20
  • Project Estimation ranked 3rd 19.0/20
  • Construction Methods ranked 5th 18.5/20
  • Construction Machinery ranked 2nd 19.5/20
  • Computer Programming ranked 1st 18.0/20
  • National Building Regulations ranked 6th 17.5/20

Experience

  • Construction Project Coordinator Tavana Gostar Khorasan Construction Co., Mashhad, Iran July 2014 to September 2014
    • Solicited and compared subcontractors’ bids in order to choose the most suitable one
    • Monitored the progress and the quality of work by reviewing blueprints, schematics, and diagrams
    • Updated project’s documentations and prepared progress reports
  • Deputy Construction Project Manager Mehr-e-Hashtom Co., Mashhad, Iran April 2013 to November 2013
    • Supervised a group of 20 construction workers by controlling the quality of their work
    • Determined the amount of subcontractors’ work by monitoring the progress of project in construction site and checking construction drawings to ratify their invoices
  • Member of Scientific Student Society of Civil Engineering Khavaran Institute of Higher Education, Mashhad, Iran November 2010 to March 2012
    • Participated in scientific activities to work as a volunteer in the community and develop my skills
  • Forum Moderator Mobile-e-Aval Co., Iran August 2010 to February 2012
    • Participated in managerial activities such as advising on making the forum rules, devising reward system and managing forums and answered individuals’ questions to share my experience with others
  • Executive Vice of 2nd National Spaghetti Bridge Competition Khavaran Institute of Higher Education, Mashhad, Iran June 2011 to November 2011
    • Participated in administrative activities to broaden my leadership, teamwork and decision making skills

Honors

  • 2nd place in the student ranking of civil engineering program in fifth semester GPA: 17.02/20
  • 3rd place in the student ranking of civil engineering program in eight semester GPA: 16.74/20
  • 2nd place in the student ranking of civil engineering program in ninth semester GPA: 17.38/20

Skills

  • Analyzing and designing: CSI ETABS, CSI SAFE
  • Programming: Compaq Visual Fortran, HTML, CSS, PHP
  • Applications: Microsoft Office, Autodesk AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop
  • Transferable skills: Communication, Teamwork, Presentation, Organization
  • Languages: Persian (Native), English (Fluent)

Hobbies

  • Hiking, Web designing, Video games

Contact

Download my Curriculum Vitae Ali Etezad CV.pdf (182k)June 23, 2016