Mr Salim Akhtar Visiting Professor in Implementing CDIO Principles in Teaching of Geotechnical Design University of Bradford (Jacobs UK Ltd) Salim is an experienced director and practitioner in geotechnical engineering with over 25 years industrial experience. Salim will tutor and mentor students from foundation year through to MEng/MSc level. He will drive improvements in the application of Advanced Geotechnical Engineering and the Structural Design modules. Additionally, he will support refinements in other related modules for greater industry relevance within core subjects. Working in collaboration with university staff, Salim is passionate in developing a greater awareness of the needs of industry and how students can foster an appreciation of the workplace resulting in them becoming more employable after university.