Aboelkasim Diab

Aswan University, Aswan, Egypt


Dr. Diab is an assistant professor at the department of civil engineering, Aswan University, Egypt. He has been an effective assistant professor and his teaching interests include pavement materials and design, railway engineering, and transportation engineering. Currently, his research group consists of ten graduate students under his supervision. He was a research assistant at the department of civil and environmental engineering, Michigan Technological University (MTU), USA to complete his Ph.D. study. During his work at MTU, Dr. Diab also worked in a project on monitoring of water content in pavement materials using wireless, passive embedded sensors. In addition, he helped writing different research proposals submitted to Michigan Department of Transportation, USA. Dr. Diab has multiple research interests in testing and instrumentation of asphalt materials, non-linear rheology, modeling, and chemistry of asphalt cement and aggregate. He received the 2012 NSF CMMI engineering research and innovation student conference fellowship held in Boston, USA. Dr. Diab has published or submitted 34 research papers in different prestigious journals and conferences. As for examples, his publications include journals such as the Journal of Transportation Research Board published by the National Academy of Sciences, the ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Journal of Testing and Evaluation, Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, Journal of Cleaner Production, Journal of Elastomers and Plastics, and Construction and Building Materials. One of his papers entitled “Evaluation of Foam-based Warm Mix Asphalt Modified with Nano-sized Hydrated Lime Using Multiple Creep and Recovery Tests” has been highlighted as a contribution of younger members to the 2nd Congress, Orlando, USA. In 2016, he received a post-doc. scholarship to MTU to continue his research work. Dr. Diab has frequently been invited by different prestigious journals and conferences to review papers.

Biography Updated on 11 February 2018

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