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Prof.Ghazi Al-Khateeb Chairman of Civil and Environmental Engineering Academic RankProfessor

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) 08/2020-Present: Chairman, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE. 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 in Organizing Committee, Workshop on Fiber Reinforced Concrete (FRC), University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE, April 23, 2018. - Chair of Judging Committee, Session on Civil Engineering, the 5th UAE Undergraduate Research Competition, Abu Dhabi University, Abu Dhabi, UAE, May 08, 2017. - Session Chair, “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. - Technical Committee Member for Road Master Plan in Jordan, European Investment Grant, MPWH, Amman, Jordan, 2010. - Member (JUST Representative), Traffic Technical Committee for Irbid City, Irbid Governorate and the Traffic Department of Irbid Municipality, Irbid, Jordan, 2010. - Member, Asphalt and Roads Technical Committee, MPWH, Amman, Jordan, 2010. - Head, Superpave Technical Committee, MPWH, Amman, Jordan, 2010. - Organizing Committee Member, The 4th Conference on Scientific Research in Jordan (CSRJ), Amman, Jordan, November 7, 2009. - Organizing Committee Member, Traffic Engineering Day, Jordan Engineers Association (JEA), Irbid, Jordan, June 10, 2008. - Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Representative as a Reviewer in the US National Technical Committee to Review the Western Research Institute (WRI) Research Results and Findings (2002-2006).
- Ghazi Al-Khateeb ,Waleed Zeiada, Performance of Crumb Rubber- Modified Warm Mix Asphalt in the UAE, funded by univerisyt of Sharjah, 79600aed , 2020-2022. - Waleed Zeiada ,Ghazi Al-Khateeb ,Abdallah Shanableh, Effect of Bio-Oils Extracted from Local Date Seeds on Rheological Properties of Modified Asphalt Binder, funded by University of Sharjah 79,400 09/2019-09/2021. - Ghazi Al-Khateeb ,Waleed Zeiada, Producing Sustainable Modified Asphalt Binders Using Dates Seeds Filler, funded by University of Sharjah, 40,000aed, 06/2018-06/2020. - Waleed Zeida, Ghazi Al-Khateeb, Abdallah Shanableh, Advanced Characterization and Testing of Asphalt Mixes Containing Steel Slag Aggregates,funded by Abu Dhabi Municipality 54,800, 2018-2019. - Mufid Samarai, Waleed Zeiada, Ghazi Al-Khateeb, Abdallah Shanableh, Asphalt Binder PG Mapping and Impact of Climate Change on Pavement Performance in the UAE, funded by Sharjah Research Academy, 1,131,000aed , 06/2019-06/2021. - 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, “Solved Practical Problems in Transportation Engineering,” Volume I: “Traffic and Pavement Engineering,” Taylor and Francis Group, CRC Press, ISBN-13: 978-0- 367-14983-3, July 2020. 2. Ghazi G. Al-Khateeb, “Solved Practical Problems in Transportation Engineering,” Volume II: “Highway Planning, Survey, and Design,” Taylor and Francis Group, CRC Press, ISBN-13: 978- 0-367-14986-4, July 2020. Chapters in Book: 3. 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. 4. 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. Sara Alattieh, Ghazi G. Al-Khateeb, Waleed Zeiada, “Evaluation of Low-and Intermediate- Temperature Performance of Bio Oil-Modified Asphalt Binders,” Sustainability, Vol. 13 (7), https://doi.org/10.3390/su13074039, 2021. 2. Khalid A. Ghuzlan, Ghazi G. Al-Khateeb, and Monther A. Khader, The Effect of Extended Aging, “Modification, Strain Level and Temperature on the Fatigue Behavior of Asphalt Binders,” Jordan Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol. 15 (2), pp. 225-240, 2021. 3. Hanqi Liu, Waleed Zeiada, Ghazi G. Al-Khateeb, Helal Ezzet, Abdallah Shanableh, and Mufid Samarai, “Analysis of MSCR test results for asphalt binders with improved accuracy,” Materials and Structures, Vol. 54 (2), pp. 1-14, 2021. 4. Hanqi Liu, Waleed Zeiada, Ghazi G. Al-Khateeb, Abdallah Shanableh, and Mufid Samarai, “Use of the multiple stress creep recovery (MSCR) test to characterize the rutting potential of asphalt binders: A literature review,” Construction and Building Materials, 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2020.121320, Vol. 269 (4), 2020. 5. Ghazi G. Al-Khateeb, Waleed Zeiada, Mohammed Ismail, Ahmad Shabib, Adel Tayara “Mechanistic-empirical evaluation of specific polymer-modified asphalt binders effect on the rheological performance,” Science Progress, Vol. 103(4), pp. 1–20, 2020. 6. Hanqi Liu, Waleed Zeiada, Ghazi G. Al-Khateeb, Abdallah Shanableh, and Mufid Samarai, “Characterization of the shear-thinning behavior of asphalt binders with consideration of yield stress,” Materials and Structures, 53 (4), pp. 1-13, 2020. 7. Sara Alattieh, Ghazi G. Al-Khateeb, Waleed Zeiada, and Abdallah Shanableh, “Performance assessment of bio-modified asphalt binder using extracted bio oil from date seeds waste,” International Journal of System Assurance Engineering and Management, Vol. 7(12), pp. 1266– 1270, 2020. 8. Ghazi G. Al-Khateeb and Nagham Y. Khadour, “Distress-Based PSI Models for Asphalt Pavements of Rural Highways,” Jordan Journal of Civil Engineering, Volume 14, Issue 2, pp. 281-293, 2020. 9. Hanqi Liu, Waleed Zeiada, Ghazi G. Al-Khateeb, Abdallah Shanableh, and Mufid Samarai, “A framework for linear viscoelastic characterization of asphalt mixtures,” Materials and Structures, Volume 53, Issues 2, pp. 1-15, 2020. 10. Khaled Z. Ramadan, Ghazi G. Al-Khateeb, Madhar M. Taamneh, Mechanical Properties of Styrofoam-Modified Asphalt Binders, International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology, Vol. 13, 2020, pp. 205-211. 11. Ghazi G. Al-Khateeb, Syed W. Haider, Mujib Rahman, and Munir Nazzal, “Innovative Materials, New Design Methods, and Advanced Characterization Techniques for Sustainable Asphalt Pavements,” Advances in Materials Science and Engineering, Volume 2019, Article ID 8241071, https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/8241071, 2019 12. Ghazi Al-Khateeb, Taisir Khedaywi, and Motaz Irfaeya, “Shear Properties of Waste Glass- Asphalt Mastics,” International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology, Vol. 12, 2019, pp. 307-314. 13. Ghazi Al-Khateeb and Aroon Shenoy, “Mixture-property-independent asphalt film thickness model,” Journal of Materials Today Communications, Vol. 19, 2019, pp. 482-486. 14. Ghazi G. Al-Khateeb, “Conceptualizing the Asphalt Film Thickness to Investigate the Superpave VMA Criteria,” International Journal of Pavement Engineering (IJPE), Vol. 19, No. 11, 2018, pp. 957-965. 15. Ghazi Al-Khateeb, Taisir Khedaywi, and Motaz Irfaeya, “Mechanical Behavior of Asphalt Mastics Produced Using Waste Stone Sawdust,” Advances in Materials Science and Engineering, Volume 2018, https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/5362397, June 2018. 16. Ghazi Al-Khateeb and Omar Alqudah, “Effect of Short-Term and Long-Term Aging on Fatigue Performance of Superpave Hot-Mix Asphalt (HMA),” Jordan Journal of Civil Engineering, Volume 12, No. 4, 2018, pp. 580-589. 17. 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, Volume 19, Issue 2, 2018, pp. 315-333. 18. Ghazi G. Al-Khateeb, Motaz F. Irfaeya, and Taisir S. Khedaywi, “A New Simplified Micromechanical Model for Asphalt Mastic Behavior,” Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 149, 2017, pp. 587–598. 19. 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, Vol. 10, Issue 6, November 2017, pp. 488-496. 20. 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. Selected Conference Publications: 1. Ali Alnaqbi, Waleed Zeiada, Ghazi Al-Khateeb, Helal Ezzat, Abdallah Shanableh, “Effect of Styrene-Butadiene-Styrene on the Properties and Grading of Local Asphalt Binder in the UAE,” The 6th International Conference on Architecture, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 1044 (1), March 10th, 2021. 2. Muamer Abuzwidah, Mohsin Balwan, Mohamed Abdel-Aty, and Ghazi Al-Khateeb, “Traffic Safety Benefits of Using Highway Lighting Technology:(Case Study: 4-Lanes Expressways in the Rural Areas),” Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Advanced Engineering and Technology (ICAET 2019), Incheon National University, Incheon, South Korea, May 2020. 3. Mufid Samarai, Hanqi Liu, Waleed Zeiada, Ghazi Al-Khateeb, and Rulla Saad, “Utilization of Mega Weather Data for Preventive Maintenance of Asphalt Pavements: An Overview,” Proceedings of the International Operations and Maintenance Conference (OMAINTEC), 17th, Dubai, UAE, November 19-21, 2019. 4. Motaz F. Irfaeya, Ghazi G. Al-Khateeb, Taisir S. Khedaywi, “Effect of Fillers of Waste Materials on Rheological Properties of Asphalt,” Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Civil Engineering, Ramallah, Palestinian Territories, November 2019. 5. Ghazi G. Al-Khateeb, Mixture Property-Independent Asphalt Film Thickness Model, Presented at the 26th World Road Congress, Abu Dhabi, UAE, October 6-10, 2019. 6. 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. 7. Al-Khateeb, G.G. and Al-Smadi, R.F., “PSI Models for Urban Highway Flexible Pavements in Jordan,” Proceedings of 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. 8. Ghuzlan, K.A., Al-Khateeb, G.G. and Qasem, Y., “Rheological Properties of Polyethylene- Modified Asphalt Binder,” Proceedings of 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. 9. 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. 10. Ghazi Al-Khateeb, Khalid Ghuzlan, and Mohammad Al-Barqawi, “Effect of Superpave Restricted Zone on Volumetric and Compaction Properties of Asphalt Mixtures,” Proceedings of the 5th Jordanian International Civil Engineering Conference (JICEC), Jordan Engineers Association (JEA), Amman, Jordan, January 17-19, 2012. 11. Hadeel Maiah and Ghazi Al-Khateeb, “Effect of Basalt and Limestone Aggregate Combinations on Superpave Aggregate Properties,” Proceedings of the 5th Jordanian International Civil Engineering Conference (JICEC), Jordan Engineers Association (JEA), Amman, Jordan, January 17-19, 2012. 12. 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. 13. 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. 14. Ghazi Al-Khateeb, “Evaluation of the Effect of Heavy Vehicular Axle Loads on the Functional Behavior, Ride Quality, and Hence Safety of Highway Pavements in Jordan,” Proceedings of the 4th Conference on Scientific Research in Jordan (CSRJ), Amman, Jordan, November 7, 2009. 15. Ghazi G. Al-Khateeb, Raghu Satyanarayana, and Katherine Petros, “Sensitivity Analysis of the VESYS Program to Predict Critical Pavement Responses for Rutting and Fatigue Performances of Pavement Infrastructures,” Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Application of Advanced Technologies in Transportation (AATT), Athens, Greece, May 27-31, 2008.
University of Sharjah M.S. Thesis Supervisor 1. Khalil Almbaidheen, Development of Optimal Aggregate Gradations to Enhance Rutting Performance of Asphalt Mixtures for UAE Roadways, 2020. 2. Sara A. Alattieh, Evaluating the Performance of Date Seeds-Bio Oil-Modified Asphalt Binders, May 17, 2020. M.S. Thesis Co-Supervisor 1. Myasar Abulkhair, Evaluation of Asphalt Mixtures with Steel Slag Aggregates Using Advanced Characterization Tests, 2019. Jordan University of Science and Technology M.S. Thesis Supervisor 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.
1. ASTM 2nd Prize, Assessment of the Effect of Carbon Nanotube Fibers for Superior Performing Roadways in the UAE, ASTM International UAE Chapter Student Poster Competition, September 8, 2020. 2. ASTM 3rd Prize, Modification of Asphalt binder using Crumb Rubber in UAE, ASTM International UAE Chapter Student Poster Competition, September 8, 2020. 3. Sharjah Sustainability Award, Outstanding Team Award, Domain: Assessment Scientific Research, 8th Cycle, Sharjah Environment and Protected Areas Authority, 2019-2020. 4. Sharjah Sustainability Award, Outstanding Student’s Award, Domain: Assessment Scientific Research, 8th Cycle, Sharjah Environment and Protected Areas Authority, 2019-2020. 5. Certificate of Appreciation, in recognition of valuable contributions as a coordinator of the organizing committee of the College of Engineering Research Weeek, University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE, February 29-March 01, 2020. 6. Certificate of Appreciation, in recognition of valuable contributions in the 2nd Engineering Undergraduate Design Project Exhibition (EUDPE), University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE, May 02, 2019. 7. Certificate of Appreciation, in recognition of the valuable efforts as the chair of the organizing committee of the 2nd Engineering Undergraduate Design Project Exhibition (EUDPE), University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE, May 02, 2019. 8. Dubai Award for Sustainable Transport 2019 under the category, “Best Academic Institution Supportive of Sustainability,” February 07, 2019. 9. Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing, in recognition of the contributions made to the quality of the Construction and Building Materials Journal, December 2017. 10. Certificate of Reviewing, in recognition of the review made for the Construction and Building Materials Journal, November 2017. 11. Graduate Research Scholarship, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA, 1997- 2000. 12. College Honor Award for Outstanding Performance Students, Department of Civil Engineering, Jordan University of Science and Technology, June 1990. 13. College Honor Award for Outstanding Performance Students, Department of Civil Engineering, Jordan University of Science and Technology, June 1989. 14. College Honor Award for Outstanding Performance Students, Department of Civil Engineering, Jordan University of Science and Technology, June 1988. 15. College Honor Award for Outstanding Performance Students, Department of Civil Engineering, Jordan University of Science and Technology, June 1987. 16. College Honor Award for Outstanding Performance Students, Department of Civil Engineering, Jordan University of Science and Technology, January 1987. 17. University Honor Award, for Outstanding Performance Students, Department of Civil Engineering, Jordan University of Science and Technology, June 1987. 18. University Honor Award, for Outstanding Performance Students, Department of Civil Engineering, Jordan University of Science and Technology, January 1987.
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