B. Civil Engineering, INSA de Lyon (Institute National des Sciences Appliquées), Lyon, France, 1982
M.S. Civil Engineering/ Building Technology, École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées (ENPC), Paris France, 1983
Ph. D. Civil Engineering/ Building Technology, École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées (ENPC), Paris France, 1986
Adjunct Professor, NJIT/ School of Architecture, 1989-1990 and the City University of New York/ City College School of Architecture, Fall 1990
University Lecturer, NJIT/ School of Architecture, 1990 – present
Teaching part-time at the NJIT-Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, 2010 – present (Structural Stability, Structural Steel Design, and Short-Span Bridge Design)
Staff Engineer, Converse Consultants East (Geotechnical Engineers), Caldwell, NJ, 1988
Structural Engineer, Clinton Bogert Associates (Consulting Engineers), Englewood, NJ, 1988 – 1990
Structural Engineer (part-time), CE/CM Entech (Consulting Engineers), Passaic Park, NJ, 1999 – 2001
Principal/ Structural Engineer, Taher Engineering LLC, Clifton, NJ, 2010 - present
American Society of Civil Engineers, Member
Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Member and President of the SEI Chapter at the North Jersey Branch
American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), Member
American Association of University Professors, Member
A review book for the Architect Registration Exam (ARE 4.0): “Structural Systems – ARE Sample Problems and Practice Exam”, published by Professional Publications, April 2008.
A review book for the Architect Registration Exam (ARE 3.1) in structural technology: “Architecture Exam Review – ARE Sample Exams: Structural Divisions”, published by Professional Publications, Inc, April 2007.
Engineering Journals and Conference Proceedings
Best Building Practices for Hurricane and Earthquake Prone Areas, Construction Specifications Canada (CSC), Annual Conference, Montreal, Canada, May 2011.
Design and Strengthening of Educational Facilities for the Risks of Earthquakes and Hurricanes, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Regional Policy Conference, Santiago, Chile, October 2010
Improved Building Practices for Hurricanes, Caribbean Construction Magazine, 3rd Quarter, 2009
Design of Low-Rise Buildings under Extreme Wind Events, Journal of Architectural Engineering of the American Society of Civil Engineers in March of 2007.
Structural Solutions for the Design of a Cyclonic or Hurricane Resisting Home, Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Wind Engineering, June 2-5, 2003, hosted by Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas.