Zahidur is a Chartered Engineer, Member of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA), and studied Naval Architecture at the University of Southampton and Engineering Mechanics at the University of Cambridge.
His experience includes Engineering Consultancy related to Location Approval of Jack-ups for the Offshore Wind and Oil & Gas sectors, comprising their Site Specific Assessment when elevated and Punch-through Survivability analysis during installation. His recent experience also includes Seismic capability analysis for Jack-ups on location and Spudcan impact analysis when going on location.
Zahidur has presented Training Courses related to Jack-up assessments & operations to audiences comprising International Jack-up Barge owners & operators. He has also given technical presentations of papers at City University Jack-up Conference (2015) and RINA Wind Farm Support Vessels conference (2017).
Zahidur has also worked extensively with Floating Structures including Dry Transport engineering and Mooring analysis concept and detailed design for FPSOs, Vessels and Jack-ups.