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Dr.Ghazi Gaseem Khaleel Al-Khateeb Academic RankAssociate Professor

Specialization:

  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering (Transportation), University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA, 2001.

Research Interests:

  • Experimental and analytical characterization of the physical properties of asphalt paving mixtures, SUPERPAVE mix design and performance, dynamic testing and modeling of the behavior of asphalt binders and mixtures, mechanistic performance analysis of asphalt pavements, pavement damage and mechanics, and aging of asphalt pavements.

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Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA, 2001. M.Sc., Civil Engineering, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan, 1994. B.Sc., Civil Engineering, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan, 1991.
Academic Positions (Dates: MM/YY) 09/17-Present: Asociate Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE. 09/15-09/17: Visiting academic, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE. 09/14-09/15: Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE. 09/11-09/14: Associate Professor, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan. 09/06-09/11: Assistant Professor, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan. 11/2000-09/06: Senior Research Scientist and On-Site Technical Manager, Pavement Materials and Construction Team, Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center (TFHRC) of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), McLean, VA, USA. 01/97-11/2000: Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA. 11/94-08/96: Lecturer, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Applied Science University, Jordan. Administrative Positions (Dates: MM/YY) 09/12-09/14: Vice Dean of Engineering, College of Engineering, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan.
Member, Asphalt Committee, Ministry of Public Works and Housing (MPWH), Amman, Jordan, 2010. Head, Superpave Committee, MPWH, Amman, Jordan, 2010. Member (JUST Representative), Traffic Committee for Irbid City, Irbid Governorate and the Traffic Department of Irbid Municipality, Irbid, Jordan, 2010.
Ghazi Al-Khateeb, Turki Obaidat and Taisir Khedaywi, Introducing New Technologies and Advanced Methodologies for Asphalt Mixtures of Highway Pavements in Jordan, Scientific Research Support Fund / Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, 11/2008-11/2012. Khalid Ghuzlan and Ghazi Al-Khateeb, Studying the Fatigue Behavior of Asphalt Binders Using the Dynamic Shear Rheometer (DSR), Deanship of Research, Jordan University of Science and Technology, 11/2010-11/2014. Ghazi Al-Khateeb, Investigation of the Combined Effect of Dynamic Loading Frequency and Temperature on Fatigue Life of Asphalt Paving Mixtures, Deanship of Research, Jordan University of Science and Technology, 09/2007-09/2009.
Book Publications: 1. Ghazi G. Al-Khateeb and Riyada F. Al-Smadi, “PSI Models for Urban Highway Flexible Pavements in Jordan,” Chapter 17, Architecture Anthology I: Architectural Construction, Materials, and Building Technologies, Part 2: Building Materials and Construction, Edited by Jamal M. Khatib, Athens Institute for Education and Research, Athens, Greece, 2015, pp. 205-216. 2. Khalid A. Ghuzlan, Ghazi G. Al-Khateeb, and Yazeed Qasem, “Rheological Properties of Polyethylene-Modified Asphalt Binder,” Chapter 14, Architecture Anthology I: Architectural Construction, Materials, and Building Technologies, Part 2: Building Materials and Construction, Edited by Jamal M. Khatib, Athens Institute for Education and Research, Athens, Greece, 2015, pp. 165-178. Selected Journal Publications: 1. Ghazi G. Al-Khateeb, Motaz F. Irfaeya, and Taisir S. Khedaywi, “A New Simplified Micromechanical Model for Asphalt Mastic Behavior,” Construction and Building Materials Journal (CBMJ), Vol. 149, 2017, pp. 587–598. 2. Ghazi G. Al-Khateeb, Khalid A. Ghuzlan, Mohammad O. Al-Barqawi, “Effect of Superpave restricted zone on volumetric and compaction properties of asphalt mixtures,” International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijprt.2017.03.004, March 2017. 3. Ghazi G. Al-Khateeb, Turki I. Obaidat, Taisir S. Khedaywi, and Mohammad S. Elayan, “Studying Rutting Performance of Superpave Asphalt Mixtures Using Unconfined Dynamic Creep and Simple Performance Tests,” International Journal of Road Materials and Pavement Design, ISSN: 1468-0629 (Print) 2164-7402 (Online), DOI: 10.1080/14680629.2016.1261722, November 2016. 4. Ghazi G. Al-Khateeb, “Conceptualizing the Asphalt Film Thickness to Investigate the Superpave VMA Criteria,” International Journal of Pavement Engineering (IJPE), ISSN: 1029-8436 (Print) 1477-268X (Online) Journal homepage: http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/gpav20, DOI: 10.1080/10298436.2016.1224414, October 2016. 5. Ghazi G. Al-Khateeb and Khaled Z. Ramadan, “Investigation of the Effect of Rubber on Rheological Properties of Asphalt Binders using Superpave DSR,” Korean Society of Civil Engineers (KSCE) Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol. 19, Issue 1, January 2015, pp. 127-135. 6. Ghazi Al-Khateeb and Khalid Ghuzlan, “The Combined Effect of Loading Frequency, Temperature, and Stress Level on the Fatigue Life of Asphalt Paving Mixtures Using the IDT Test Configuration,” International Journal of Fatigue (IJF), Vol. 59, 2014, pp. 254-261. 7. Khalid Ghuzlan, Ghazi Al-Khateeb, and Abdullah Abu Damrah, “Using Oil Shale Ash Waste as a Modifier for Asphalt Binders,” Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management, Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management, Vol. 15, 2013, pp. 522–529. 8. Khalid Ghuzlan and Ghazi Al-Khateeb, “Selection and Verification of Performance Grading for Asphalt Binders Produced in Jordan,” International Journal of Pavement Engineering (IJPE), Vol. 14, No. 2, February 2013, pp. 116-124. 9. Ghazi Al-Khateeb, Taisir Khedaywi, Turki Obaidat, and Ahmad Mirwais Najib, “A Laboratory Study for Comparing Rutting Performance of Limestone and Basalt Superpave Asphalt Mixtures,” American Society of Civil Engineers’ Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering (JMCE), Vol. 25, Issue 1, January 2013, pp. 21-29. 10. Nelson Gibson, Xicheng Qi, Aroon Shenoy, Ghazi Al-Khateeb, M. Emin Kutay, Adrian Andriescu, Kevin Stuart, Jack Youtcheff, and Thomas Harman, “Full-Scale Accelerated Performance Testing for Superpave and Structural Validation: Transportation Pooled Fund Study TPF 5(019) and SPR-2(174) Accelerated Pavement Testing of Crumb Rubber Modified Asphalt Pavements,” US Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center, Office of Infrastructure Research and Development, McLean, Virginia, USA, FHWA Publications, Publication No. FHWA-HRT-11-045, November 2012. 11. Khalid Ghuzlan, Ghazi Al-Khateeb, and Mai Haddad, “Evaluation of 2008 Traffic Safety Policies in Jordan,” Jordan Journal of Civil Engineering (JJCE), Vol. 6, No. 1, 2012, pp. 122-133. 12. Taisir Khedaywi, Ghazi Al-Khateeb, and Motaz Irfaeya, “Effect of Medical Ash on Shear Properties of Asphalt Binder Using Superpave Dynamic Shear Rheometer (DSR),” Journal of Solid Waste Technology and Management (JSWTM), Vol. 38, No. 1, February 2012, pp. 19-27. 13. Mohammad Abojaradeh, Michael Mamlouk, Basim Jrew, and Ghazi Al-Khateeb, “Framework for Level-I Alligator Cracking Methodology for Use in the Mechanistic-Empirical (M-E) Pavement Design Guide,” Jordan Journal of Civil Engineering (JJCE), Vol. 5, No. 4, 2011, pp. 530-544. 14. Ghazi Al-Khateeb and Aroon Shenoy, “A Simple Quantitative Method for Identification of Failure Due To Fatigue Damage,” International Journal of Damage Mechanics (IJDM), Vol. 20, No. 1, January 2011, pp. 3-21. 15. Ghazi G. Al-Khateeb and Nabil M. Al-Akhras, “Properties of Portland Cement-Modified Asphalt Binder Using Superpave Tests,” Construction and Building Materials Journal (CBMJ), Vol. 25, 2011, pp. 926-932. 16. Ghazi Al-Khateeb, “Analysis of Accident Data and Evaluation of Leading Causes for Traffic Accidents in Jordan,” the Jordan Journal of Civil Engineering (JJCE), Vol. 4, No. 2, Rabia’ II 1431, April 2010, pp. 76-94. 17. Ghazi Al-Khateeb and Imad Basheer, “A Three-Stage Rutting Model Utilizing Rutting Performance Data from the Hamburg Wheel-Tracking Device (WTD),” Road and Transport Research Journal (RTRJ), Vol. 18, No. 3, 2009, pp. 32-45. 18. Ghazi Al-Khateeb, Kevin Stuart, Walaa Mogawer, and Nelson Gibson, “Fatigue Performance: Asphalt Binders versus Mixtures versus Full-Scale Pavements,” Canadian Journal of Transportation (CJT), Vol. 2, Part 1, 2008, pp. 13-33, http://journals.hil.unb.ca/index.php/CJT/article/view/5927/. 19. Ghazi Al-Khateeb, Aroon Shenoy, and Nelson Gibson, “Mechanistic Performance Analyses of the FHWA’s Accelerated Loading Facility Pavements,” the Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists (AAPT) Journal, Vol. 76, 2007, pp. 737-770. 20. Ghazi Al-Khateeb, Nelson Gibson, and Xicheng Qi, “Mechanistic Analyses of the FHWA’s Accelerated Loading Facility Pavements: Primary Response,” Journal of the Transportation Research Board (TRB), Transportation Research Record No. 1990, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., USA, 2007, pp. 150-161. 21. Haleh Azari, Ghazi Al-Khateeb, Aroon Shenoy, and Nelson Gibson, “Comparison of Simple Performance Test E* of Accelerated Loading Facility Mixtures with Prediction E* : Use of NCHRP 1-37A and Witczak’s New Equations,” Journal of the Transportation Research Board (TRB), Transportation Research Record No. 1998, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., 2007, pp. 1-9. 22. Ghazi Al-Khateeb, Aroon Shenoy, Nelson Gibson, and Thomas Harman, “A New Simplistic Model for Dynamic Modulus Predictions of Asphalt Paving Mixtures,” the Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists (AAPT) Journal, Vol. 75E, 2006. Selected Conference Publications: 1. Khaled Hamad, Ghazi Al-Khateeb, and Maher Omar, “Senior Design Project Experience at Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of Sharjah,” Proceedings of the joint 8th International Forum on Engineering Education (IFEE) and 4th International Conference Towards Sustainable Development (ICTSD), Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, April 18 – 20, 2017 2. Al-Khateeb, G.G. and Al-Smadi, R.F., “PSI Models for Urban Highway Flexible Pavements in Jordan,” the 3rd Annual International Conference on Civil Engineering, ATINER’S Conference Paper Series, No. CIV2013-0577, Athens Institute for Education and Research, Athens, Greece, June 10-13, 2013. 3. Ghuzlan, K.A., Al-Khateeb, G.G. and Qasem, Y., “Rheological Properties of Polyethylene-Modified Asphalt Binder,” the 3rd Annual International Conference on Civil Engineering, ATINER’S Conference Paper Series, No. CIV2013-0581, Athens Institute for Education and Research, Athens, Greece, June 10-13, 2013. 4. Ghazi Al-Khateeb and Taisir Khedaywi, “Comparison of Traffic Accidents between Jordan and Other World Countries,” Proceedings of the 6th International Safety Conference, Amman, Jordan, November 19-20, 2012. 5. Ghazi Al-Khateeb, Khalid Ghuzlan, and Mohammad Al-Barqawi, “Effect of Superpave Restricted Zone on Volumetric and Compaction Properties of Asphalt Mixtures,” the 5th Jordanian International Civil Engineering Conference (JICEC), Jordan Engineers Association (JEA), Amman, Jordan, January 17-19, 2012. 6. Khalid Ghuzlan, Ghazi Al-Khateeb, and Abdullah Abu Damrah, “Effect of Oil Shale Ash on Rheological Properties of Asphalt Binders,” the 5th Jordanian International Civil Engineering Conference (JICEC), Jordan Engineers Association (JEA), Amman, Jordan, January 17-19, 2012. 7. Hadeel Maiah and Ghazi Al-Khateeb, “Effect of Basalt and Limestone Aggregate Combinations on Superpave Aggregate Properties,” the 5th Jordanian International Civil Engineering Conference (JICEC), Jordan Engineers Association (JEA), Amman, Jordan, January 17-19, 2012. 8. Ghazi Al-Khateeb, Turki Obaidat, and Taisir Khedaywi, “Evaluation of Construction Limestone Aggregate Sourced in the Northern Part of Jordan Using Superpave Tests,” Proceedings of the 6th International Structural Engineering and Construction (ISEC) Conference, Modern Methods and Advances in Structural Engineering and Construction, Zurich, Switzerland, June 21-26, 2011, pp. 1207-1212. 9. Ghazi Al-Khateeb, Taisir Khedaywi, and Turki Obaidat, “Volumetric Analysis-Based Comparison between Superpave and Marshall Mixture Design Procedures,” Roads Evaluation and Maintenance (REM) Workshop, Amman, Jordan, April 12th of 2010.
Mohammad Elayan, “Comparison Between Dynamic Creep and Simple Performance Tests for Rutting Performance of Superpave Asphalt Mixtures,” 2012. Khalid Al-Balas, “Performance-Based Comparison Between SUPERPAVE and MARSHALL Asphalt Mixtures Using Limestone Aggregates in Jordan,” May 2011. Ahmad Mirwais Najib, “Performance-Based Comparison Between Basalt Asphalt Mixtures and Limestone Asphalt Mixtures,” July 2010. Tariq Al-Baher, “Investigation of the Effect of Test Variables on Permanent Deformation of Superpave Asphalt Paving Mixtures in Jordan,” December 2009. Omer Al-Qudah, “Effect of Short-Term and Long-Term Aging on Fatigue Performance of Superpave Hot-Mix Asphalt (HMA) in Jordan,” September 22, 2009. Motaz Irfaeya, “Utilizing Superpave Dynamic Shear Rheometer (DSR) to Investigate Asphalt Mastics Behavior Through Micromechanics in Jordan,” July 22, 2009.
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