Position:Head of the Laboratory of Foundations on soft soils
Employer:NIIOCP named after Gersevanov

Farshed Farkhodovich Zekhniev, PhD in Technical Sciences, Associate Professor, Head of Laboratory of Foundations and Foundations on Weak Soils at N.M. Gersevanov Research Institute for Soil Mechanics and Engineering, JSC "Research Center Construction".

Member of the Russian and International Societies of Soil Mechanics, Geotechnics and Foundation Engineering (ROMGiF and ISSMGE). Member of ISSMGE international technical committee on improvement of soil properties (Groundimprovement). Member of subcommittee "Geotechnics" of Technical Committee on Standardization № 465 "Construction".

Corresponding member of the Academy of Architecture and Construction of Tajikistan, Honorary Builder of Russia, Honorary Builder of Tajikistan.

Author and co-author of more than 100 published works, including normative documents on the design and construction of foundations.

The main areas of activity are design, construction and reconstruction of bases and foundations on weak soils, new geotechnologies, geotechnical monitoring, development of normative documents on foundation construction.