The Founder and the Managing Director of The Structural Engineers Ltd., Engr. Md. Abdul Awal, was born in 1954. He graduated from the Civil Engineering department of BUET in 1977. In the same year, he joined M/S Rana Construction Co. Ltd. as Asst. Engineer. He also worked with M/S Bangladesh Consultant Ltd. (BCL), the local consultant for the Jamuna Bridge Project, as a Project Engineer from January 1978 till September 1981.
He traveled abroad to augment his experience in his chosen profession. As a field Engineer in Baghdad (Iraq), he joined a Japanese firm named New Japan Engineering and Service Corp. Being impressed by Japanese Management techniques, he decided to emulate these techniques and propagate the standards in Bangladesh in order to improve the professionalism of Bangladeshi professionals.
In 1983, on his return home, he established a Civil Engineering Firm, The Structural Engineers. which was converted into a Limited company in 1987. In 1999 SEL obtained the membership of REHAB (Real Estate & Housing Association of Bangladesh).
Mr. Awal has received training on Quality Management (AOTS, Japan, 1994), Training of Trainers in Japanese Management (AOTS/BAAS, 1996), Total Quality Management, Critical Path Method, Leadership & Effective Management (CMD, Dhaka, 1997), Executive Program on Corporate Management (Japan, 2000) etc.
Mr. Awal has taken part in the World Convention of AOTS Alumni Society (Japan, 1997), International Convention on Quality Control Circles (ICQCC) (Sri Lanka, 1998), Asia Pacific Quality and Service (APQS) conference (Singapore, 1999), Regional Convention on TQM (Nepal, 1999), International Convention on Students Quality Control Circles (ICSQCC) (India, 1999 & 2005), Regional Convention on TQM (Sri Lanka, 2000), International Conference on construction (ICC) (Hong Kong, 2000), Regional Convention on TQM (Pakistan, 2000), ICSQCC (Japan, 2003), Seminar on Problem Solving Procedure in TQM for Manufacturing and Services Industries (Dhaka, 2004) and Regional Quality Convention (Nepal, 2006).
Mr. Awal is a Member of the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB), Bangladesh AOTS Alumni Society (BAAS) and Bangladesh Association of Construction Industries (BACI).
Mr. Awal has served as the President of Bangladesh Society for Total Quality Management (BSTQM). He has served as President, Sr. Vice-President & Vice President of REHAB and continues to play a vital role as one of its most valued members. In 2012, he was honored with the prestigious CIP (Commercially Important Person) status.
Mr. Awal has widely traveled to almost all the continents at various times for attending seminars, conventions, training programs etc.
Deputy Managing Director
Born in Dhaka in 1953. Completed School & Collage education from the Residential Model School & Collage, Dhaka. Completed B. Sc. Engineering (Chemical) from BUET. in 1977. Worked with Bangladesh Shilpa Bank for about six months. Then joined the Titas Gas Company and worked there from more then four years and left as Executive Engineer in 1982. Then went to Iraq and worked as Maintenance Engineer with the Ministry of Oil & Gas for about a year. Then completed Masters of Engineering (Energy Technology) from the Asian Institute of Technology (Jan. 1983 to Aug. 1984). Then joined the Ministry of Engineering & Mineral Resources, Govt. of Bangladesh as Energy Auditor (rank of Superintendent Engineer) and worked for about four & half years. Then joined The Structural Engineers Ltd. as Director in 1989. Now, holding the position of the Deputy Managing Director (DMD). Participated in various international & local training programs, Workshops, Seminars.
Engr. A.K. M. Abdullah was born on August, 1983. He completed MBA from Brock University,St. Catharines,Ontario,Canada in 2018. He did his B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from The University of Asia Pacific in 2008 and his major was in Structural designing, regarding the resistance of the structure against earthquake. Based on the thesis, a paper was published in the workshop of Bangladesh Earthquake Society. The findings of the thesis contributed in the practical field of structural design in the company. In August of the same year, he joined The Structural Engineers Ltd as Director.
Mr. Abdullah passed his S.S.C. and H.S.C. from Government Laboratory High School & Engineering University School & College, also known as BUET College, in the year 2001 & 2003 respectively. He has attended quality conventions as well as educational conferences in Japan, Turkey, Sri Lanka, Nepal & China.
In 2012, Engr. Abdullah participated in a course titled ‘Leadership in Global Business Management, in Japan, organized by HIDA. Engr. Abdullah is also the Director of SEL Readymix & Concrete Products Ltd and SEL NIBASH Hotel, sister concerns of SEL and is the Managing Director of SYNERGY Elevators Ltd.
Ar. A.K.M.Abdur Rahman was born in 1990. He has graduated from the Department ofArchitecture, BRAC University Dhaka in 2014. His thesis was on “RethinkingUrban recreational space through vertical expansion”. Immediately aftergraduation he has joined “The Structural Engineers Ltd.” as Director inFebruary 2015. He is hard working & “Innovation” is the inner core of hisprofessional zeal.
Mr. Rahmanhas passed S.S.C. in 2007 from Government Laboratory high School & H.S.C.from Engineering University higher Secondary School in 2009. He has traveled many countries of the world and attended Architects exhibition on buildingmaterials held in Malaysia, 2015.