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Dr. Eyad Masad

Dr. Eyad Masad

Zachry Professor in Design and Construction Integration II

Office Number: 253J
Office Phone: +974.4423.0268


Dr. Eyad Masad’s teaching and research interests include: Constitutive Modeling, Microstructure Analysis of Materials, Characterization of Infrastructure Materials, and pavement systems.

Education

  • Ph.D., Washington State University, 1998
  • M. S., Washington State University, 1995
  • B.S., University of Jordan, 1993

Experience

  • Executive Director of Global Partnerships –Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, (10/17 – present).
  • Executive Associate Dean/Vice Dean, Texas A&M University at Qatar (10/14 – 8/17).
  • Assistant Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, Texas A&M University at Qatar, Doha, Qatar (4/11-9/14).
  • Professor, Mechanical Engineering Program, Texas A&M University at Qatar, Doha, Qatar (9/09 – present).
  • Professor, Zachry Department of Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. (9/09 – present).

Honors

  • James Laurie Prize for 2019 from the Transportation and Development Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
  • Best Scientific Paper Award for the Year 2017, Journal Road Materials and Pavement Design, March 2018.
  • Dean’s Leadership Award, Texas A&M University at Qatar, April 2017.
  • Recipient of the Zachry Professorship in Design and Construction Integration II, October 2015.
  • Dean’s Meritorious Award, Texas A&M at Qatar, April 2011.
  • Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers, December 2010.
  • Halliburton Professorship Award for Scholarly Excellence and Continuing Contributions to the Field of Engineering, Dwight Look College of Engineering, Texas A&M University, March 2009.
  • The Texas Transportation Institute/Trinity New Researcher Award, January 2006.
  • ConocoPhillips Faculty Fellow for Outstanding Performance and Overall Contributions to the Texas A&M Engineering Program, 2005-2006.
  • Zachry Award for Excellence in Teaching, Department of Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University, June 2004.
  • Career Award, National Science Foundation, January 2002.
  • W.J. Emmons Award for the Best Paper Published in the Journal of the Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists in the Year 2001.
  • Leon Luck Award for the "Most Effective Professor" Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Washington State University, April 2001.
  • Eisenhower Faculty Fellowship in Transportation Engineering, Federal Highway Administration, September 1999.
  • Eisenhower Graduate Research Fellowship in Transportation Engineering, Federal Highway Administration, September 1997.

Publications

  • Advances in Materials and Pavement Performance Prediction, Editors: Eyad Masad, Amit Bhasin, Tom Scarpas, Ilaria Menapace and Anupam Kumar, CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group (2018).
  • Menapace, I, Garcia Cucalon, L., Kaseer, F., Masad, E., and Epps Martin, A. (2018). “Application of Low Field Nuclear Magnetic Resonance to Evaluate Asphalt Binder Viscosity in Recycled Mixes, Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 170, pp. 725-736.
  • Masad, E., Koneru, S., Kassem, E., Scarpas, A., Kasbergen, C., Rajagopal, K. (2016). “Finite Element Modeling of Field Compaction of Hot Mix Asphalt-Part II: Applications,” International Journal of Pavement Engineering, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 13-23.
  • Darabi, M., Abu Al-Rub, R., Masad, E., Huang, C.W., and Little, D. (2012). “A Modified Viscoplastic Model to Predict the Permanent Deformation of Asphaltic Materials Under Cyclic Compression Loading at High Temperatures,” International Journal of Plasticity, Vol. 35, pp. 100-134.