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Umar Javed

Umar Javed


Graduate Research Assistant

Office Building

Raven Precision Agriculture Center



Mailing Address

Raven Precision Ag Building 224
Ag & Biosystems Engineering-Box 2100
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007


Doctorate in Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering
Session: 06-2021 - Continue
Field of Study: Agricultural & biosystems engineering with specialization in Hydrology and water resources management
Institute: South Dakota State University, USA
Master of Science in Agricultural Engineering
Session: 09-2014 - 10-2016
Field of Study: Agricultural engineering with specialization in irrigation and water management
Institute: University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan
Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering
Session: 09-2010 - 07-2014
Field of Study: Irrigation & Drainage, Farm Machinery & Power, Structures & Environmental Engineering
Final year project and Training Organization: Design of 300 m3 Biogas plant at Pakistan Council of
Renewable Energy Technologies, Islamabad
Institute: University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan

Academic Interests

 Languages:
• English (Fluent)
• Urdu (Native)
• Chinese (Beginner)
 Technical Skills:
• Having a good knowledge of vast range of software (IX1D, SolidWorks, AutoCAD, PM Win, WinSRFR, ArcMap/ArcGIS Pro, GW Vistas, Surfer, MS Windows and MS Office etc.)

Awards and Honors

• Shield of honor from Director General of Pakistan Council of Renewable Energy Technologies Islamabad (PCRET).

Professional Memberships

 Affiliations
• Registered Engineer with Pakistan Engineering Council

Work Experience

South Dakota State University
Title: Graduate Research Assistant
Location: Brookings, South Dakota, USA
Duration: May 22, 2021 to Continue
SKB Engineering & Construction
Title: Research Farm Manager
Location: Gulberg III, Lahore
Duration: Jan 01, 2020 to Dec 31, 2020
Ch. Kamran Masood Firm, Govt. Contractor
Title: Site Engineer
Location: Rahim Yar Khan
Duration: June 01, 2018 to May 31, 2019
Water Management Research Center, University of Agriculture Fsd
Title: Research Officer
Location: Faculty of Agricultural Engineering & Technology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad
Project Name: USDA funded ICARDA project “Pakistan Water Dialogue-Diffusion and adoption through partnerships and action of the best watershed rehabilitation and irrigation practices and technologies to help rural farmers”
Duration: September 01, 2017 to May 31, 2018
Directorate of Agricultural Engineering, Faisalabad (GOP)
Title: Internee Engineer
Location: Altaaf Ganj Chowk, Rasala Vala Road, Jhang Road Faisalabad
Duration: May 01, 2016 to April 30, 2017
Pakistan Council of Renewable Energy Technologies, Islamabad
Title: Internee
Location: Plot No.25, H-9, Islamabad
Duration: March 10, 2014 to April 30, 2014

Area(s) of Research

Water resources management, Groundwater exploration and modeling, Hydrological Processes, Water quality, Surface irrigation modeling, Soil and water conservation practices.