Ibrahim Vaid

Freelance CAD Freelancer & Drafting Freelancer

Location:Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
2 Skills
Ibrahim Y. Vaid
4770 Park Road
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103

E-mail: ibrahimyvaid@hotmail.com Bus. (810) 610-6769 Res. (734) 769-1537


Ferris State University Big Rapids, MI 2006
Post Master’s Certificate (TQM) (G.P.A. 4.0/4.0)
Major: Total Quality Management in Education

Ferris State University Big Rapids, MI 2001
Master of Science (highest distinction G.P.A. 4.0/4.0)
Major: Career & Technical Education

Eastern Michigan University Ypsilanti, MI 1989
Bachelor of Science
Major: Construction Management

Washtenaw Community College Ann Arbor, MI 1992
Associate of Drafting (G.P.A. 3.10/4.0)
Major: Architectural Drafting

Washtenaw Community College Ann Arbor, MI 1986
Associate of Construction (G.P.A. 3.11/4.0)
Major: Construction Technology (Wood, Plastic, and Metal)

Penn Foster Career School Scranton, PA 2007
Diploma (G.P.A. 3.0/4.0)
Major: Interior Decorator

Technical Training Center Pak. 1983
Major: Machine Wood Working

King Abdul Aziz University (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia-Jeddah) Level 1 Arabic Course (50 hours) 2012

Green Builder College: Green Builder Certificate (Level I)
Residential Builder License-State of Michigan # 2101142020
National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) [not active]
Certified Instructor- Core Curricula & Carpentry # 383201[not active]
• Bb Teaching & Learning Online Sept. 25-26 2011. Effat University Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
• Jeddah Real Estate, Finance & Housing Exhibition, Saudi Arabia. March 12, 2011
• Cities & Sustainable Urbanism-Workshop organized by Saudi Sustainability Initiative Symposium Saudi Arabia. 12/14/10.
• 7th Learning & Technology Symposium. Technology for Learning & Life June 10-11 09. Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
• GEE School Boards Annual Meeting. July 12, 2008. Dr. Brian L. Carpenter, Dr. Lawrence V. Wells, Dr. Pat D. Conner.
• Michigan Quality Council Examiner Training. March 11-12 2008.
• GEE School Boards Annual Meeting. July 2007.
• IADT-Adult Learning Workshop. October 12, 2007. Grant Fairley
• Socrates Online Facilitators Training. June 30 thru. July 28, 2006. Laurie Tenzer Course Facilitator.
• 16th Annual Builders Home & Improvement Show. March 18, 2006. Ann Arbor, MI.
• Natural Plaster/Cob Workshop & Model-Making Workshop by Deanne Bednar July 24, 04. Oxford, MI.
• Chelsea Lumber Co: Pole Barns by John Ruhlig (September 11, 2003). Chelsea, MI.
• Round-wood and Straw bales training workshop By Architect Roald Gundersen. (August 4-8 2003). CSA Learning Center, ILL.
• Academic Service-Learning Training (June 12, 13, & 14 2003)
Presented -How ACT102 can incorporate into Service Learning?
• Fentech Window Corporation Sales & Marketing Seminar by Hal Yaffee (Feb. 18, 2003). Flint, MI.
• Strong-Tie Anchor System Workshop by Jim Mailey (October 16, 2002). Auburn Hills, MI.
• Zero Energy Home (August 30, 2002). Oxford, MI.
• ArchiCAD 7 Basic Training (May 16 & 17, 2002). Bloomfield, MI.
• Academic Advising Training EMU (Jan.-July 2002). Advised & Registered Fast Track and Transfer students.
• The Home Depot: Finishing the basement (March 9, 2002). How to build your deck? (August 17, 2002)
• Mott Community College: (Dept. of Comm. Education) May 23, 2000 First Time Home Buyer
• NBD The Home Repair Workshop May 6 - 22 1998
Housing Inspection/Tool Use/Weatherization, Storm & Screen Window Replacement &
Lead Paint Hazards, Patching & Painting (lecture).
Patching, Painting, Plumbing, Heating/Safety, and Electrical/Safety. (On site)
• Baker College: Admission Information (March 27, 1997). Owasso, MI.

Sears Extension Institute (1986 - 1991)
Sears Sales Management Effective Communications Increasing Personal Effectiveness
Basic of Combustion & Venting Automotive Air Conditioning Electrical Wiring Sales Metrics & You

ITT Technical Institute-Online Faculty Training Courses (2004 - 2005)
ITT 100, ITT 101, ITT 102, ITT 103, ITT 104, ITT 105, ITT 106, ITT 107, ITT 108, ITT 109, ITT 110, ITT 111 & TB

Certain Teed Education & Development Program Continuing Education Classes (2006 - 2008)
The Systems Approach to Designing a House: Part 1, Part 2, & 3 Designing with Vinyl Siding
Fiber Cement Siding: Traditional Aesthetics, Modern Technology The Evolution of Footing Forms
Specifying Fireplaces to Meet National Green Building Programs

Structural Engineering Professional Development Continuing Education Classes (2006 - 2013)
Structural Integrity Requirements for Concrete Building Torsion Design of Structural Concrete Based on ACI 318-05
Strut-and Tie Model for Structural Concrete Design Structural Steel Shop Drawing Review: The Present-the Future
Development & Splicing of flexural reinforcement Based on ACI 318-08
The design of fiber reinforced composite materials for strengthening of existing structures
Thin Slab Floor Systems for High Rise Towers

American Institute of Architect (AIA) Continuing Education Classes (2006 - 2012)
Innovative Column Options for the 21st Century Green Plumbing Design Designer Garage Doors
Specifying Windows Pressure Treated Wood Automatic & Revolving Doors
Green Solutions For Parking, Paving, & Drainage Sys. Understanding Quartz Surfacing Materials
Specifying Rolling Steel Fire Doors Antimicrobial Material A Way To Inhibit Mold & Mildew Growth
Fire Rated Wood-Interior & Exterior Commercial Restrooms That Work Right
MEP Technologies for Eco-Effective Buildings Building with Concrete: Design & Construction Techniques
Sustainable Design: Integrating Lighting & Daylight LEED 101: Introduction to the USGBC & LEED
Glazed Bldg. Systems: The Structural Power of Glass High-Performance Workplaces: Integrating Technology & Architecture Design Concepts for Elementary & Secondary Schools High-Performance Windows & Doors Renovating For Sustainability

Contech Construction Products Inc. Continuing Education Classes (2010-2013)
Rainwater harvesting & Re-Use: A Tool for Storm-water Runoff Reduction
Geosynthetics in Articulating Concrete Block Section Design Practical Consideration Related to the Use of Alternative Backfill
Introduction to Decentralized Packaged Wastewater Treatment (PWWT) Systems Specifying a Vehicular Prefabricated Steel Truss Bridge
LRFD Implementation of Shallow Spread Footings for Bridge Structure
Low-Water Crossing Design & Use of Articulated Concrete Block
I & Z Design & Construction (Design-Build Company)
Owner/ Designer, Drafter, and Construction Manager
Duties (part/full-time)
Jan. 92-Current Provide services of architecture/interior design: design, construction documents, construction management, consulting, estimating, scheduling, materials ordering, & general contracting.

Dec. 08-Current Effat University Saudi Arabia Assistant Professor-Architecture Department
Full-Time (Coordinator: Design Program March 2010-Feb. 2013) (Supervisor: Building Construction Mat. Resource Room)

ARCH150 Computer Aided Architectural Design-1 (AutoCAD2011-12) ARCH 454 Mechanical, Electrical, & Safety System
ARCH 556 Project Management ARCH 256 Computer Aided Architectural Design-2 (Revit 2009)
ARCH 365 Acoustic in Architecture ARCH 557 Professional Practice
ARCH 352 Building Structures & Materials ARCH 252 Building Constructions

June 07-Dec. 08 International Academy of Design & Technology Instructor (Interior Design)
Full-Time Jan.06 to June 07 (part-time)
ID 491 Project Management in Interior Design ID 341 Acoustics for Interior Design
ID 363 Lighting Systems ID 425 Contract Interiors
ID 151 Computer Aided Design I (AutoCAD 2007) ID 251 Computer Aided Design II
ID 215 Architectural Drafting & Detailing ID 381 Restoration & Renovation

Mar. 04-Mar. 06 ITT Technical Institute Instructor (School of Drafting & Design)
Full-Time CD 130 Architectural Drafting I (AutoCAD 04) CD 230 Architectural Drafting II (AutoCAD 04)
CD 220 Materials & Processes CD 320 Basic Design Theory & Methods
CD 331 Design & Drafting Capstone Project GE 184 Problem Solving
TB 332 Professional Procedures & Portfolio

Jan. 07-Oct. 09 Assistant Professor-Institute of Construction Management & Technology (Online) (part-time)
CON 401 Construction Management CONM 600 Corporate Construction Management
CON 211 Construction Surveying Fundamentals CON 212 Building Codes
COMC 312 Commercial Architecture Design TECH 540 Design-Build Projects

Oct. 06-Dec. 07 The Art Institute Online Instructor (Interior Design) (Online) (part-time)
ID 251 Drafting Technology ID 221 Introduction to AutoCAD

March 05-Dec. 05 Decker College Instructor (Online) (part-time)
CP 203 Concrete Forms CP 202 Concrete/Foundations
CP 301 Exteriors/Roofing/Thermal Protection CP 204 Rein. / Hand. / Conc./Manu. / Forms
CP 302 Stairs/Studs/Drywall/Interior

Aug. 01-02 Eastern Michigan University Lecturer (Interior Design) Aug. 00 to 01 (part-time)
Full-Time IDE 110 Interior Design Studio I IDE 378 AutoCAD for Interiors II
IDE 504 Computer Aided Design - Interiors IDE 221 Environmental Systems for Interiors

Instructor (Architectural/Construction)
Jan. 97-2004 Baker College (part-time)
ACT 101 Architectural Drafting I ACT 102 Architectural Drafting II
ACT 206 Comm. Arch. Drawing I ACT 207 Comm. Arch. Drawing II
ACT 202 Mechanical Systems ACT 204 Builder License / Laws
ACT 105 Surveying ACT 104 Building Materials & Const.
ACT 103 Com. Aided Arch. Draw. I ACT 203 Const. Cost/Estimating
ACT 205 Computer Aided Architectural Drawing II (AutoCAD 02)
ACT 211 Architectural CAD Presentations ACT 201 Structural Analysis
(Interior Design)
IND 301 Building Codes & Construction IND 221 Building System
IND 121 Interior Design AutoCAD (AutoCAD 14) IND 215 Interior AutoCAD

(Design & Drafting & Design Technology)
DDT 101 Technical Drafting I DDT 102 Technical Drafting II
DDT 105 Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing DDT 103 Technical Drafting III

Sept. 97-1999 Oakland Community College (part-time)
2002-2007 Instructor (Architecture/Interior Design)

ARC 100 Architectural Drafting I ARC 108 Architectural Drafting II
ARC 200 Comm. Arch. Drafting III ARC 218 Comm. Arch. Drafting IV
ARC 212 Structural Systems ARC 215 Construction Specifications
ARC 214 Architectural Environmental Systems INT 2300 Comp. Aided Interior Design II

Sept. 92-Dec. 97 Washtenaw Community College (part-time)
Teaching Assistant (Architecture)

Sept. 01-April 02 Instructor (Architecture) (part-time)
ARC 111 Architectural Drawing I ARC 122 Architectural Drawing II
ARC 099 Basic Architectural CAD

Feb. 98-Feb. 99 Americorps International (Habitat for Humanity) 900 hours of volunteer work
Designed and drawn construction working drawing for new and renovation homes built by Habitat for Humanity. Estimated and ordered materials for houses.
• Compiled an Estimating Manual for Habitat
• Served as a member of the construction committee

Feb. 92-Aug. 92 State Contracting Company Inc. Estimator
Demolition estimated, Attended pre bid meeting and bid

Jan. 89-Nov. 89 Park / Rec. City of Ann Arbor
Engineering Technician
Work done: On site staking, inspection and construction paper work for construction of a bike path and a pedestrian bridge

• Served as a judge in the Flint Area Science & Engineering Fair 2001 & 2002
• Served on the Michigan Campus Compact (MCC) Reviewed Committee-of Outstanding Student Service Awards 2004.
Member-Scholarship &Grade Grievance Committees EMU 2001-2002
Member-Architectural Drafting Advisory Committee Washtenaw Community College 2002
Education Chair-MCA of Ann Arbor 2008
Secretary-Victory Academy Board of Director 2007-2008
Chair-Effat University Graduation Committee Architecture Dept. 2010-2011
Chair-Effat University Quality Assurance Committee Architecture Dept. 2011-2012
Members- Effat University Departmental Learning Resources &Students Affairs Committees 2010-2011
Member-Effat University, University Academic Committee 2010-2012
Member-Effat University, College of Engineering Council 2010-2011
Member-Effat University, Facilities & Equipment Committee Architecture Dept. 2011-2012

CURRICULUM: Baker College: ACT 206 Commercial Architectural Drawing I and ACT 207 Commercial Architectural Drawing II. August 28, 2001.
Institute of Construction Management & Technology: Developed online classes: “Construction Surveying Fundamentals CON 211”. October 2007. “Design-Build Projects TECH 540” June 2008. “Commercial Architecture Design COMC 312”. July 2008. “Environmental Systems I” CON 335 August 2009.

Statements: MCA-Sunday-School: Wrote Mission, Vision, & Value Statements. September 2008.
Proposal: Effat University: Wrote proposal to start Art & Design Programs. April 2010.

Developed International Program
Developed (B.S. Extended Degree) a Construction Management program & curriculum for the Institute of Business Management. Karachi, Pakistan. November 17, 2004.

IADT-Detroit Developed a BS program in Construction Management & Design and wrote curriculum.
Developed a Post Bachelor’s Certificate program in Construction Management & Design and wrote curriculum. May 2007.

Orbund Online Wrote proposal to teach online vocational classes (7-12 grades). September 5, 2007.
School System
Effat University, Saudi Arabia (Jan. 2011)
COURSES ARCH252 Building Construction ARCH367 Facilities Management
DEVELOPED: ARCH369 Building Structure & Materials ARCH466 Introduction to Building Economics ARCH566 Project Management ARCH557 Professional Practice Introduction to Architecture AutoCAD Oakland Community College. (June, 2006)
COURSE Reviewed course description: Architectural Environmental System ARC 2140 Oakland CC. (June, 2006)
REVIEWED: Professional Practice ARCH 457- Effat University, Saudi Arabia

Online Exams: Wrote Level 4 Carpentry online exams for Decker College. March 2005.
Site Layout Two: Angular Measurement (Module 27401-03) Advanced Roof Systems (Module 27402-03)
Advanced Floor Systems (Module27403-03) Advanced Wall Systems (Module 27404-03)
Advanced Stair Systems (Module27405-03) Introduction to Light Equipment (Module 27406-03) Welding (Module 27407-03) Metal Building (Module 27408-03)
Introductory Skills for the Crew Leader (Module27409-03)

GRANT AWARDS: Jewel Educational Fund $9,500: Wrote and received a grant for the Baker College (Auburn Hills Campus). The project description included the construction of a lab for Architecture / Construction & Interior Design students. The labs contain basic construction material, appropriate tools to design and build models of residential and commercial projects, and advanced equipment to test concrete, gravel, and power tools to build small projects. May 17, 2001.
Academic Presentations
Teacher’s Training Workshop (IAGT-Rochester Hills, MI.)
Learning Styles-Top 10 Tips to Understand Students’ Learning Styles (June 15, 2008)
Rubric or Evaluation-Top 7 Tips to use Rubric or Evaluation to Grade Assignments (June 15, 2008)
BOOKS: Vaid, I. Y. (2003). Classic Garage Plans: India: Yahya Printers.
Vaid, I. Y. (2001). Writing Made Easy: India: Taj Printers.
Vaid, I. Y. (2001). Ninety-Nine Names Of God In The Architecture Design: Pakistan: Offset Printing

Workbook: Vaid, I. Y. (2010). AutoCAD Made Easy-Exercise Workbook for Architecture Students- Metric: Saudi Arabia: Effat University-Architecture Department.
FORTHCOMING BOOK: Quick Reference for Architecture, Interior Design, & Construction Management Students.

ARTICLES/PAPERS: Vaid, I. Y. (2013, June). Teaching about wood in Saudi Arabia. Construction Canada-The Official Publication of Construction Specifications of Canada.
Vaid, I. Y. (2013, June). Values of internships: Should all students take an internship? Sky Journal of Educational Research Vol. 1(3), pp. 14 – 22.
Vaid, I. Y. (2013, January). Do Internships Make a Difference? Department of Public Relations & Information. Sultan Qaboos
University (SQU). Horizon, Issue 259 p. 7.
Vaid, I. Y. (2012, September). Making a Successful Transition from University to the Real World: The Saudi Arabian Job Market and
University Curriculum as a Bridge. Journal of Asian Development Studies. Vol. 1, Issue 3. ISSN 2304-375X.
Vaid, I. Y. (2012, July). The Saudi Arabian Job Market for Female Graduates. Department of Public Relations & Information.
Sultan Qaboos University (SQU). Horizon, Issue 246 p. 5.
Vaid, I. Y. (2011, Summer). Saudi Women & Entrepreneurship Opportunities in Architecture & Interior Design:
Bright Future for new Graduates. Middle East Studies Online Journal, Vol. 3, No. 6 pp. 445-459.
Vaid, I. Y. (2010, March). Drafting & Design or Design & Drafting: How important is it to have the correct program name?
International Journal of Engineering, Vol. 4, No. 1 (2010) pp. 47-55.
Vaid, I. Y. (2007-2008). Do Students and Parents Understand the Complicated Higher Education System? Dahesh Voice Quarterly Magazine, Issue 49.
Vaid, I. Y. (2008, May). Construction Estimate Puzzle. National Estimator, Spring, 2008.
Vaid, I. Y. (2007, Fall). Design & Drafting or Drafting & Design: How important is it to have the right program name?
Design Lines. An official publication of the American Institute of Building Design (AIBD). Fall, 2007.
Vaid, I. Y. (2007, August). What Kind of Learner are You? A Sandusky Bay Journal, Vol. 3, # 8.
Vaid, I. Y. (2007, May). Detail Instructions On Drafting A Foundation Plan Can Improve Student Performances.
Sustainable Homes.com.
Vaid, I. Y. (2007, January).Are You Wasting Rain or Snow Water From Your Sump Pump System? A Sandusky Bay Journal, Vol. 3, # 1.
Vaid, I. Y. (2006, October). Basic AutoCAD Terminology-Puzzle. Techdirections, Vol. 66, # 3.
Vaid, I. Y. (2006, July). Estimating-Crossword Puzzle. Great Lakes Design Line Newsletter-AIBD-Michigan Society, Summer,2006.
Vaid, I. Y. (2006, August). How to Quickly Create Learning Puzzles. Teaching For Success, Vol. 18, # 3.
Vaid, I. Y. & Haag, Ruth (2006, June). College Quarter vs. Semester Systems. A Sandusky Bay Journal, Vol. 2 # 6.
Vaid, I. Y. (2006, May). The Quarter vs. The Semester Systems-Valuable Information For Students & Parents. MCWS, Vol. 12, # 5.
Vaid, I. Y. (2006, April). Construction Plans-Crossword Puzzle. Techdirections, Vol. 65, # 9.
Vaid, I. Y. (2005, March). How to Better Evaluate Student Drawings. Teaching For Success, Vol. 17, # 3.
Vaid, I. Y. (1998, August). Interior Paint Finishes. GCAP NEWS, Vol. 3, Issue 11.
Vaid, I. Y. (1998, September). Construction Contracts and Interior Paint Buying Guide. GCAP NEWS, Vol. 4, Issue 10.

Book Edited: Sheikh, A. (2011). Healing Tips: India: Saeed International

• The College of Education & Human Services Dean’s List of Scholars Fall 2006- Ferris State University.
• Award for the Outstanding Achievement of a Cumulative 4.0 GPA- Ferris State University 2005-2006.
• Employee of the Month Baker College Oct. 03.
• Americorps Education Award 99.
• The Fadel Education Award 2000, Americorps National Service Award 1999.
• The International Institute of Flint Award of In Appreciation of Service 1999. Partners for Opportunity Student Support Service Award 1988.
Baker College Library (Auburn Hills Campus) 2001
Recommended books for the Architectural, Construction, and Interior Design Programs
International Academy of Design & Technology Library (Troy Campus) 2006
Recommended books, DVD, and VHS for the Interior Design Program

2011-Current Saudi Green Building Council (SGBC) # A551
2005-2010 Allied Member, American Institute of Building Design (AIBD)
2005-2006 Member, Handyman Club Of America
2008-2009 Professional Member, Certified Interior Decorator (C.I.D.)
Product Tested: GOOP Pre-Moistened Hand Cleaner Towels.

SPECIAL SKILLS: Revit 2009, DataCAD 7, AutoCAD 14, AutoCAD 00, 02, 07, 09,11, AutoCAD 2i, Window 95 / 98 /XP/Vista/07 (word processors, spread sheet, power point, and etc.), Microsoft Office 2000/03/07/10, and competent in areas such as personal computers, carpentry, painting, plumbing, and simple electrical work

Country Visited: Canada, India, Israel, Jordan, Mexico, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, and UAE.

SPORT: Played professional cricket 1976-1983. Score each inning century in Patron Trophy. League cricket played in Detroit, Michigan and Canada.
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