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Dr.Waleed Zeiada Academic RankAssociate Professor

Specialization:

  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, USA, 2012.

Research Interests:

  • Advanced material characterization of asphalt concrete mixtures. Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design. Continuum damage mechanics. Fatigue endurance limit and perpetual pavements. Healing of micro-damage. Warm mix asphalt mixtures. Recycled asphalt concrete mixtures Moisture damage of asphalt concrete mixtures. Novel bituminous materials. Asphalt cement additives. Pavement maintenance and rehabilitation. Fiber-reinforced asphalt concrete. Sustainable pavement strategies.

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Ph.D., Arizona State University, Tempe, USA, 2012 M.Sc., Mansoura University, Egypt, 2004 B.Sc., Mansoura University, Egypt, 1999
2021-Present: Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Sharjah, UAE. 2014-2021: Assistant Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Sharjah, UAE. 2012-2014: Postdoctoral Scholar, Civil, Environmental and Sustainable Engineering, Arizona State University. 2007-2012: Graduate Research Associate, Civil, Environmental and Sustainable Engineering Program, Arizona State University. 2007-2007: Assistant Lecturer, Public Works Department, Faculty of Engineering, Mansoura University, Egypt. 2000-2004: Demonstrator, Public Works Department, Faculty of Engineering, Mansoura University, Egypt.
Member, Association of Asphalt Pavement Technologists, AAPT, 2013-present. Young Member, Characteristics of Asphalt-Aggregate Combinations to Meet Surface Requirements Committee (AFK40), Transportation Research Board, National Academy of Sciences, Washington D.C. 2011-present. https://www.mytrb.org/CommitteeDetails.aspx?CMTID=1376 Life Time Fellow, International Road Federation, Washington D.C., 2010-present. Student Member, American Society of Civil Engineers, Arizona State University Chapter, 2009-2012. Student Member, Institution of Transportation Engineers, Arizona State University Chapter, 2009-2012.
Co-Investigator: Research grant from Texas A&M University and Oklahoma Department of Transportation, $234,477 “Selection of Long Lasting Rehabilitation Treatment Using Life Cycle Cost Analysis and Present Serviceability Rating”, Arizona State University, 2014. Co-Investigator: Research grant from National Corporative Highway Research Program (NCHRP), National Academy of Sciences, $850,000 “Validating Endurance Limit for HMA Pavements: Laboratory Experiment and Algorithm Development”, Arizona State University, 2009-2013. Co-Investigator: Research grant from Swedish Road Administration, $46,876 “Evaluation of Asphalt Rubber and Polymer Modified Bituminous Mixtures Constructed in the Stockholm Area”, Arizona State University, 2008. Co-Investigator: Research grant from Arizona Department of Transportation, 25,000 “Asphalt Rubber Mixtures Susceptibility to Moisture Damage”, Jan 2008. Co-Investigator: Research grant from Arizona Department of Transportation, $60,000 “Special Testing of I-19 Pavement Preservation Asphalt Mixtures – JCT. B-19 – Palo Parado”, Arizona State University, Dec 2007. Co-Investigator: Research grant from FORTA Corporation, Grove City, PA, $68,805 “Evaluation of FORTA Reinforced Asphalt Mixtures Using Advanced Material Characterization Tests”, Arizona State University, May 2007.
BOOKS/CHAPTERS IN BOOKS: 1. Zeiada, W.A. Use of Crumb Rubber in Improving Asphalt Mixes. M.Sc. Thesis, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt, 2004. 2. Zeiada, W.A. Endurance Limit for HMA Based on Healing Phenomenon Using Viscoelastic Continuum Damage Analysis. Ph.D. Dissertation, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA, 2012. 3. Witczak, M., Mamlouk, M., Souliman, M., and Zeiada, W.A. Laboratory Validation of an Endurance Limit for Asphalt Pavements, NCHRP report 762, Transportation Research Board, National Academies of Sciences and Engineering, Washington, DC, USA, 2013. 4. Waleed A. Zeiada, and Padmini Gudipudi, "State of the Art and Practice in Fatigue Cracking Evaluation of Asphalt Concrete Pavements, Version 1.0, An Experimental and Numerical Synthesis from the Mid-1990s to 2016", Section 5.1.2., Revised by Braham, A., and B.S. Underwood, Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists (AAPT), USA, pp. 22-27, 2017. JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS : - Ezzat, H., El-Badawy, S., Gabr, A., Zaki, S., Breakah, T., Arab, M., & Zeiada, W. (2023). Nanomodified Asphalt Binders Aging Study and Predicted Performance under Different Climatic Conditions Using AASHTOWare. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 35(6), 04023146. https://doi.org/10.1061/JMCEE7.MTENG-149 - Hamad, K., Obaid, L., Nassif, A. B., Abu Dabous, S., Al-Ruzouq, R., & Zeiada, W. (2023). Comprehensive evaluation of multiple machine learning classifiers for predicting freeway incident duration. Innovative Infrastructure Solutions, 8(6), 177. https://doi.org/10.1007/s41062-023-01138-1 - Zeiada, W., Abu Dabous, S., Al-Ruzouq, R., Hamad, K., Souliman, M. I., & Mirou, S. (2023). Effect of air voids and asphalt content changes on laboratory and simulated long-term fatigue performance of asphalt concrete pavements. Innovative Infrastructure Solutions, 8(1), 48. - Al-Khateeb, G., Sukkari, A., Zeiada, W., & Ezzat, H. (2022). Microscopy-Based Approach for Measuring Asphalt Film Thickness and Its Impact on Hot-Mix Asphalt Performance. Case Studies in Construction Materials. http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.4108582 - Hamad, K., Obaid, L., Haridy, S., Zeiada, W., & Al‐Khateeb, G. (2022). Factorial design– machine learning approach for predicting incident durations. Computer‐Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering. https://doi.org/10.1111/mice.12883. - Dabous, S. A., Hamad, K., Al-Ruzouq, R., Zeiada, W., Omar, M., & Obaid, L. (2022). A Case-Based Reasoning and Random Forest Framework for Selecting Preventive Maintenance of Flexible Pavement Sections. The Baltic Journal of Road and Bridge Engineering, 17(2), 107-134. DOI: 10.7250/bjrbe.2022-17.562 - Al-Ruzouq, R., Shanableh, A., Khalil, M. A., Zeiada, W., Hamad, K., Abu Dabous, S., ... & Jena, R. (2022). Spatial and Temporal Inversion of Land Surface Temperature along Coastal Cities in Arid Regions. Remote Sensing, 14(8), 1893. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs14081893 - Zeiada, W., Liu, H., Al-Khateeb, G. G., Shanableh, A., & Samarai, M. (2022). Evaluation of test methods for measurement of zero shear viscosity (ZSV) of asphalt binders. Construction and Building Materials, 325, 126794. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2022.126794 - Zeiada, Waleed, H. Liu, H. Ezzat, G. G. Al-Khateeb, B.S. Underwoor, A. Shanableh, & M. Samarai (2021). Review of the Superpave Performance Grading System and Recent Developments in the Performance-based Test Methods for Asphalt Binder Characterization. Construction and Building Materials Journal, 1-13. - Nassif, N., Zeiada, W., Al-Khateeb, G., & Haridy, S. (2022). Assessment of Punching Shear Strength of Fiber-reinforced Concrete Slabs Using Factorial Design of Experiments. Jordan Journal of Civil Engineering, 16(1). - Arab, M.G., R. Alsodi, A. Almajed, H. Yasuhara, W.A. Zeiada, M. A. Shahin, (2021). State-of-the-Art Review of Enzyme-Induced Calcite Precipitation (EICP) for Ground Improvement: Applications and Prospects. Geosciences, Vol. 11, No. 12, P. 492. - Zeiada, W., Hamad, K., Khalil, M. A., & Hassan, L. M. (2022). Development of green pavement rating system in the UAE. Innovative Infrastructure Solutions, 7(1), pp. 1-16. - Bastola, N. R., Souliman, M. I., Zeiada, W. A., Helal, H. E., & Mohammed, Z. A. (2021). Evaluating the structural capacity of flexible pavements at the network level using layered elastic analysis. Innovative Infrastructure Solutions, 6(3), 1-11. - Arab, M. G., Alsodi, R., Shanablah, A., Kavazanjian, E., Zeiada, W. (2021). Evaluation of Microstructural Strength of Bio-Cemented Sand Crust using Rheometry. Géotechnique Letters, Vol. 11, No. 4, pp. 1-7. - Liu, H., Zeiada, W., Al-Khateeb, G. G., Shanableh, A., & Samarai, M. (2021). Improved test method for determination of the equiviscous temperature of asphalt binders. International Journal of Pavement Engineering, 1-13. - Alotaibi, E., Omar, M., Shanableh, A., Zeiada, W., Fattah, M. Y., Tahmaz, A., & Arab, M. G. (2021). Geogrid bridging over existing shallow flexible PVC buried pipe–Experimental study. Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology, 113, 103945.
1. Best Achiever Awards, Department of Civil Engineering, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt, (1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, and 1999). 2. Travel Grants to attend the following conferences and meetings, Arizona State University: • 6th International RILEM Conference, Cracking in Pavements, Chicago, Illinois, July 2008. • 2009 Asphalt Rubber Conference, Nanjing, China, November 2009. • 2010 Expert Task Group Meeting, ETG, Irvine, California, February 2010. • 3rd Four Point Bending Beam Workshop, Davis, California, September 2012. • 2.14 Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists (AAPT) Meeting, Denver, Colorado April 2014. • Transportation Research Board Annual Conference, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014. 3. Graduate Research Associate, Teaching Assistant, Research Assistant (January 1999-2004). Department of Civil Engineering, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt and Department of Civil, Environmental, and Sustainable Engineering Program, Arizona State University. 4. International Road Federation (IRF) Executive Leadership Program for 2011, awarded by the International Road Educational Foundation’s (IREF), Madison Place, 500 Montgomery Street, Suite 525, Alexandria, Virginia 22314 USA. 5. Dreznes Competition Cup for the best team at the IRF Executive Leadership Program, 2011. 6. Best graduate research award, First SSEBE (Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment) Graduate Student Research Symposium, Arizona State University, 2011. 7. University Graduate Fellowship, Arizona State University, 2011. 8. University Graduate Fellowship, Arizona State University, 2012. 9. Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Training, Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative at the University of Miami, Sponsored by the Office of Research Integrity & Assurance, Arizona State University. 10. Sharjah Sustainability Award, Best Research Paper, Sharjah Environment and Protected Areas Authority, 6 th Session, 2017/2018 11. Dubai Award for Sustainable Transport 2019, Best Research Paper, Dubai RTA, Dubai , 2018-2019 12. Dubai Award for Sustainable Transport 2019, Best Academic Institution Supporting Sustainability, Dubai RTA, Dubai, 2018-2019 13. 4 th International Conformance on Geotechnical Research and Engineering, Best Paper Award, Rome, Italy, April 2019. 14. 5 th World Congress on Civil, Structural, and Environmental Engineering (CSEE'20), Best Paper Award "Stiffness and Rutting Assessment of Asphalt Mixtures Using Steel Slag Aggregates", October 18th-20th, 2020. 15. Sharjah Sustainability Award, Distinguished Student Award, "Advanced Characterization of Asphalt Mixtures with Steel Slag Aggregates for Superior Performing Roadways in the UAE", Sharjah Environment and Protected Areas Authority, 8 th Session, 2020. 16. Sharjah Sustainability Award, Outstanding Team Award, "Assessment of Synergistic Effect of Nanoparticles and Nanotube Fibers for Superior Performing Roadways in the UAE ", Sharjah Environment and Protected Areas Authority, 8 th Session, 2020. 17. American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM) national competition, Second place prize, "Impact Assessment of Carbon Nanotube Modified Asphalt for Superior Performing Roadways in the UAE", September, 8 th 2020. 18. American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM) national competition, Third place prize, "Modification of Asphalt binder using Crumb Rubber", September, 8 th 2020. 19. Sharjah Sustainability Award, Distinguished Student Award/Applied Scientific Research, "Evaluating the Performance of Date Seeds Bio Oil - Modified Asphalt Binders", Sharjah Environment and Protected Areas Authority, 9 th Session, 2021. 20. Sharjah Sustainability Award, Outstanding Team Award/Assessment Scientific Research, "Performance Assessment of Polymer Modified Asphalt Binders against Rutting, Fatigue and Thermal Cracking to Meet Local Conditions in the UAE", Sharjah Environment and Protected Areas Authority, 9th Session, 2021. 21. Sharjah Sustainability Award, Outstanding Team Award/Post Graduate Scientific Research, "Effect of Climate Change On Pavement Performance and Material Selection in the UAE", Sharjah Environment and Protected Areas Authority, 10 th Session, 2022.
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