Ahmad Habibian, PhD, PE
Dr. Ahmad Habibian, CDM Smith’s technical strategy leader for conveyance, specializes in infrastructure management, pipeline rehabilitation and trenchless technology. Through decades of engineering practice, education and research at the local, national and international level, his work has helped shape rehabilitation solutions and formulate assessment methodologies for water and wastewater utilities. As the recipient of the 2015 American Water Works Association Distribution & Plant Operations Division Peak Performance Award, Ahmad was recognized by his peers for his sustained service as well as his creativity, initiative and dedication.
Why CDM Smith? I chose CDM Smith because of the company’s rich history, commitment to the highest level of ethical standards, nurturing collaboration among highly talented and enthusiastic staff, challenging work experiences, career growth and ownership opportunities.
What is your favorite part of the job? Interacting with my fellow professionals both internally and externally and shaping the strategies to expand the boundaries of knowledge through innovative solutions.
What are your 3 non-work passions? Family, gardening and following world affairs.
What’s something you enjoy doing on your day off? Visiting Japanese gardens.