Abdulrahman and Ghanim Together

Abdulrahman Atif & Ghanim Kashwani are close friend since college days. They like to discuss and talk a lot of things from Engineering till mindset, wellbeing, and mental health issue. 

On Friday 20 March 2020, Atif & Ghanim were on Starbucks on Dubai Marina Mall talking about things to improve themselves. They were talking about podcasting and how podcast improving them. Ghanim suggests to Atif " Why not to open a podcast in Civil Engineering". Atif said yes, why not? 

They start the podcast and here we are !!! a podcast that they talk about any topic they want to speak about Civil Engineering, welcoming and inviting people to talk about Civil Engineering topic they love.

Note: The picture was taken minutes before thinking about the podcast idea

Dr Ghanim Kashwani, PhD, CEng, MICE

Academic Researcher - Civil Engineering/ New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD)

Who We Are

Abdulrahman Mohammed Abdulla Atif
Ghanim Kashwani

Abdulrahman Mohammed Abdulla Atif. MSc, M.ASCE, GMICE, EIT.

Abdulrahman Atif worked in different in various engineering companies for nine years. He got his Master Degree in Civil Engineering and Construction Management from Heriot-Watt University, Scotland, UK. When someone said to talk about himself, it is hard. He can say that he is a "work in progress. He is not perfect which he embraces it. His goal is to try to do his best. He believes he can make mistakes and it is fine. He believes that Life is a journey where you have to learn and discover. We evolved every day. His goal and purpose might be changed in future. He is trying to learn every day because self-investment is the best things people can get. He considers failure as an opportunity and starts many projects which 90% of them failed, but it was an opportunity for him to learn. He decided to start this podcast to talk about things he loves to speak about in Civil Engineering. such as Mental health, Startups, New technologies, career improvement, smart solutions and entrepreneurship and other topics there. He Hopes that with this podcast, it can help benefit other people and Civil Engineers to improve them in their life and career. If you want to know more about him, check this link below:


Dr Ghanim Kashwani, UAE National, who got his PhD in Civil Engineering from Heriot-Watt University, Scotland, UK, is the first Emirati to be Chartered Civil Engineer (CEng) (MICE) from Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), UK. Additionally, as an academic-industrial professional, Kashwani is a Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv) (MSSE) and a Chartered Manager (CMgr) (MCMI), where he received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Civil Engineering from American University of Sharjah (AUS). Kashwani has an industrial experience with major companies as he works as Team leader in Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) for several years. Moreover, as Chartered Scientist (CSci), UK, Kashwani publishes many papers in international journals in which his research interests include construction materials, safety engineering, and fire engineering

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