Faculty

Joseph Siddiqi

Part-time Faculty, Painting & Drawing, Studio Arts


Joseph  Siddiqi
Office: S-VA 239 
Visual Arts Building,
1395 René Lévesque W.
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 4262
Email: joseph.siddiqi@concordia.ca
Website(s): josephsiddiqi.com

Biography

Joseph Siddiqi is an artist and educator working in painting and drawing. His paintings have been shown in solo exhibitions in Toronto, Ottawa, Calgary and Montreal, as well as in group exhibitions across Canada and in the United States. He has been awarded grants for his work by the Concordia University Part-time Faculty Association, the Canada Council for the Arts, the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec, and the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation. His work can be found in public and private collections, including the Artists Space Collection of Artist Files in New York, the Canada Council Art Bank in Ottawa, Colart Collection in Montreal, and Athabasca University Art Collection in Northern Alberta. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art from Concordia University and a Master of Fine Arts in Painting from Boston University.

"Instrumental", acrylic and linen collage on canvas, 42 x 33 in. / 107 x 84 cm, 2021

Teaching activities

Dr. Bhowmick joined the Department of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering at Concordia University in 2011. He received his Ph.D. degree in Civil (Structural) Engineering from University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, M.A.Sc. degree in Civil (Structural) Engineering from University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada and B.Sc. degree (with Honours) in Civil Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
His research interests include Seismic design and analysis of steel and concrete structures, Seismic retrofit and rehabilitation of existing structures, and Bridge engineering. Dr. Bhowmick has authored/coauthored several articles in peer reviewed journals and conferences. In addition to his research expertise, he has extensive practical experience in the design of buildings and bridges. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in Alberta (APEGGA) and affiliated to CSCE, ASCE.

Research areas

  • Seismic design and analysis of steel and reinforced concrete structures
  • Stability of Steel beams and columns
  • Bridge Engineering
  • Seismic rehabilitation of steel structures
  • Fatigue of steel structures
  • Connections of steel structures

Award

2014-2015 Engineering and Computer Science (ENCS) Excellence in Teaching Award

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