"Dr. Amir Mahawish has graduated from Monash University. He has also BS and MS in Highway and Transportation engineering. He has a wealthy experience in the civil construction, where he worked as a civil/QC engineer for about seven years. In addition, he has worked in academia as he taught a number of subjects at Monash University. Furthermore, he serves as a reviewer for a number of well-esteemed international journals. His research focuses on soil improvement using a novel approach such as so called bio-cementation process. He has published a number of journal papers in high rank journals and has also participated in international conferences. "