Dr Mohamed Shahin is an Associate Professor of Geotechnical Engineering at Curtin University, Australia. He obtained his BSc and MSc from Cairo University, Egypt, and his PhD from the University of Adelaide, Australia. He has over 25 years of academic and industrial experience with research interests related to Computational Geomechanics, Ground Improvement and Railway Track Geo-technology. He published over 140 peer-reviewed research papers, most of which in top-tier journals. He currently serves as Associate Editor for the Australian Journal of Civil Engineering, Board Member for the Australian Geomechanics Society (Western Australia Chapter) and Associate Director for Western Australia, American Society of Civil Engineers (Australia Section). He is also Fellow Member, Chartered Professional and National Engineering Register of Engineers Australia, and Fellow Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers. He received several research awards, including the 2013 Prix R.M. Quigley Award (honourable mention) from the Canadian Geotechnical Society and the 2018 Fredlund Award from the Canadian Science Publishing. He also received several teaching awards, including the 2011 & 2016 Vice-Chancellor Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Teaching from Curtin University, Australia.