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Name Dr. Syed Bilal Zaidi
Designation Associate Professor
Department Civil Engineering (Taxila)
Highest Qualification
Specialization Transportation Engineering
Phone No 051-9047651
Cell No
Fax No 051-9047650
Email [email protected]
  • PhD Civil Engineering (University of Nottingham, UK) 
  • M.Sc. Civil Engineering (UET Taxila)
  • B.Sc. Civil Engineering (UET Taxila)

Journal Papers

  1. Nisar, M. A., Zaidi, S. B. A., Fareed, A., Carvajal-Munoz, J. S., and Ahmed, I. (2021). "Performance evaluation of Nano wood ashes in asphalt binder and mixture." International Journal of Pavement Engineering, 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1080/10298436.2021.1892107
  2. Ahmad, M. F., Ahmed Zaidi, S. B., Fareed, A., Ahmad, N., and Hafeez, I. (2021). "Assessment of sugar cane bagasse bio-oil as an environmental friendly alternative for pavement engineering applications." International Journal of Pavement Engineering, 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1080/10298436.2020.1870114
  3. Ahmed, I., Thom, N., Zaidi, S. B. A., Carvajal-Munoz, J. S., Rahman, T., and Dawson, A. (2020). "Application of a novel linear-viscous approach to predict permanent deformation in simulative inverted pavements." Construction and Building Materials, 120681. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2020.120681
  4. Zaidi, S. B. A., Grenfell, J., Airey, G., Ahmad, N., Ahmed, I., Fareed, A., and Abed, A. (2020). "Application of image analysis tools in Matlab to better estimate the degree of binder coverage in rolling bottles test." Road Materials and Pavement Design, 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1080/14680629.2020.1834441
  5. Ullah, R., Hafeez, I., Zaidi, S. B. A., Jamal, J., and Haider, S. (2020). "Study the Effect of Substitution Filler on performance of Asphalt Mixture." Civil Engineering Journal, 6(9), 1704-1714. DOI: 10.28991/cej-2020-03091576
  6. Fareed, A., Zaidi, S. B. A., Ahmad, N., Hafeez, I., Ali, A., and Ahmad, M. F. (2020). "Use of agricultural waste ashes in asphalt binder and mixture: A sustainable solution to waste management." Construction and Building Materials, 259, 120575. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2020.120575
  7. Khan, K., Zaidi, S. B., and Ali, A. (2020). "Evaluating the Nature of Distractive Driving Factors towards Road Traffic Accident." Civil Engineering Journal, 6(8), 1555-1580. DOI: 10.28991/cej-2020-03091567
  8. Zaidi, S. B. A., Airey, G. D., Grenfell, J., Ahmad, N., and Ahmed, I. (2020). "Moisture susceptibility assessment of hydrated lime modified asphalt mixture and surface energy." International Journal of Pavement Engineering, 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1080/10298436.2020.1763347
  9. Tausif, M., Zaidi, S. B. A., Ahmad, N., and Jameel, M. S. (2020). "Influence of Natural Zeolite and Paraffin Wax on Adhesion Strength Between Bitumen and Aggregate." Civil Engineering Journal, 6(4), 733-742. DOI: 10.28991/cej-2020-03091505
  10. Ahmed, I., Thom, N., Zaidi, S. B. A., and Dawson, A. (2020). “Reflective Cracking In Inverted Pavements: Findings From Simulative Laboratory Tests” International Journal of Pavement Engineering & Asphalt Technology, ISSN 1464-8164, Volume 21. https://doi 10.1515ijpeat-2016-0029
  11. Aman, A., Hafeez, I., Zubair, M., and Zaidi, S. B. A. (2020). "Influence of phosphorous methyl compound on asphalt binder." International Journal of Pavement Engineering, 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1080/10298436.2020.1726349
  12. Haider, S., Hafeez, I., Zaidi, S. B. A., Nasir, M. A., and Rizwan, M. (2020). "A pure case study on moisture sensitivity assessment using tests on both loose and compacted asphalt mixture." Construction and Building Materials, 239, 117817. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2019.117817
  13. Ali, A., Ahmad, N., Adeel, M., Zaidi, S. B. A., Jameel, M. S., Qureshi, F. A., Haroon, W., and Asif, S. A. (2019). "Performance Evaluation of Bone Glue-Modified Asphalt." Advances in Materials Science and Engineering, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/3157152.
  14. Zaman, S., Hussain, J., Zaidi, S. B. A., Ejaz, N., and Awan, H. H. (2019). "Field Assessment of Non-nuclear Methods Used for Hot Mix Asphalt Density Measurement." Civil Engineering Journal, 5(8), 1820-1831. http://dx.doi.org/10.28991/cej-2019-03091374
  15. Zaidi, S. B. A., Airey, G. D., Grenfell, J., Alfaqawi, R. M., Ahmed, I., Ahmad, N., and Haynes, M. (2019). "Moisture susceptibility of hydrated lime modified mastics using adhesion test methods and surface free energy techniques." International Journal of Pavement Engineering, 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1080/10298436.2019.1648811
  16. Hafeez, M., Ahmad, N., Kamal, M. A., Rafi, J., Zaidi, S. B. A., and Nasir, M. A. (2019). "Experimental Investigation into the Structural and Functional Performance of Graphene Nano-Platelet (GNP)-Doped Asphalt." Applied Sciences, 9(4), 686. doi:10.3390/app9040686
  17. Haq, M., Ahmad, N., Nasir, M., Hafeez, M., Rafi, J., Zaidi, S. B. A., and Haroon, W. (2018). "Carbon Nanotubes (CNTs) in Asphalt Binder: Homogeneous Dispersion and Performance Enhancement." Applied Sciences, 8(12), 2651. doi:10.3390/app8122651
  18. Rafi, J., Kamal, M., Ahmad, N., Hafeez, M., Faizan ul Haq, M., Aamara Asif, S., Shabbir, F., and Zaidi, S. B. A. (2018). "Performance Evaluation of Carbon Black Nano-Particle Reinforced Asphalt Mixture." Applied Sciences, 8(7), 1114. doi:10.3390/app8071114
  19. Kamal, M., Arshad, M., Khan, S., and Zaidi, S. B. A. (2016). "Appraisal of Geotechnical Characteristics of Soil for Different Zones of Faisalabad (Pakistan)." Pakistan Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
  20. Hafeez, I., Hussain, J., Riaz, K., Khitab, A., Hussain, S., Zaidi, S. B. A., Farooqi, U., Hayat, A., Ahmed, I., and Asif, A. (2013). "Influence of Time and Temperature on Asphalt Binders Rheological Properties." Life Sciences Journal, 10(12s), 894-898.
  21. Afzal M, Hafeez I, Zaidi, S. B. A, Riaz K, Khitab A, Hayat A, Khan I, Farooqi U, Asif A. (2013). “Sensitivity Analysis of Design Variables of Flexible Pavement Design Equation in the AASHTO 1993 Design Guide.” Life Sciences Journal, 10(12s), 878-882.
  22. Hafeez I, Mian I, Zaidi, S. B. A, Kamal M.A, Ahmed N, Ulla S, Hussain J, Riaz K, Hussain S. “To Study the viscoelastic behavior of Asphalt Binders using under Multi Stress Creep Recovery Test.” Life Sciences Journal, 10(12s), 921-925.

 

Conference Papers

  1. Malik Farooq Ahmad, Syed Bilal Ahmed Zaidi, Naveed Ahmad, Ayyaz Fareed. “Rehological and Chemical Properties of Bio-Oil Modified Bitumen from Sugarcane Bagasse Industrial Waste.” Highways and Airport Pavement Engineering, Asphalt Technology, and Infrastructure Conference – 2020 At: Liverpool, UK
  2. M Ahsan Nisar, Syed Bilal Ahmed Zaidi, Imran Hafeez, Ayyaz Fareed. “Rehological and Chemical Properties of Nano Wood Ashes in Asphalt Binder.” Highways and Airport Pavement Engineering, Asphalt Technology, and Infrastructure Conference – 2020 At: Liverpool, UK
  3. Sahib Ullah, Syed Bilal Ahmed Zaidi, Akhlaq Aman. “Evaluating the Properties of Bio-oil Modified Bitumen Derived from Cotton Stalk Waste.” International Conference on Engineering, Technology and Social Science (ICONETOS 2020)
  4. Hafiz Ammar Zahid, Syed Bilal Ahmed Zaidi, Muhammad Sohail Jameel. “Assessment of Adhesion and Moisture Susceptibility of Waste Plastic and Crumb Rubber Modified Bitumen.”2nd Conference on Sustainability in Civil Engineering (CSCE’20) At: Islamabad, Pakistan, August 2020
  5. Junaid Khan, Syed Bilal Ahmed Zaidi, Naveed Ahmad, Akhlaq Aman. “Influence of Banana Fibers on Asphalt Binder” 2nd Conference on Sustainability in Civil Engineering (CSCE’20) At: Islamabad, Pakistan, August 2020
  6. Tanveer Hassan, Naveed Ahmad, Syed Bilal Ahmed Zaidi. “Development of A Shear Thickening Fluid and its use as A Modifier in Asphalt Binder” 2nd Conference on Sustainability in Civil Engineering (CSCE’20) At: Islamabad, Pakistan, August 2020
  7. Hafiz Muhammad Abubakar, Syed Bilal Ahmed Zaidi, Muhammad Sohail Jameel, Awais Aqib. “Impact of ageing and moisture damage on bond strength of asphalt.” 3rd Pak-Turk International Conference on Emerging Technologies in the field of Sciences and Engineering At: Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, Pakistan, June 2020
  8. Muhammad Sohail Jameel, Naveed Ahmad, Syed Bilal Ahmed Zaidi, Hafiz Ammar Zahid. “Analysis of Adhesion and Moisture Susceptibility of Different Modified Bitumen Using Bitumen Bond Strength and Rolling Bottle Testing Techniques.” 11th International Civil Engineering Conference (ICEC-2020) “Integrating Innovation & Sustainability in Civil Engineering” At: Karachi, Pakistan, March 2020

Organization                :           University of Engineering & Technology, Taxila

 

Position Held               :           Associate Professor (16th February 2021 to Present)

                                                 Assistant Professor (12th September 2012 to 15th February 2021)

                                                 Lecturer (29th December 2008 to 12th September 2012)

 

Description of Duties    :           Teaching

          • Highway Planning and Design
          • Railway Engineering
          • Transportation Engineering
          • Civil Engineering Materials
          • Civil Engineering Drawing

                                               

Research (Current)

          • Factors Affecting the Compatibility of Different Bitumen-aggregate Combinations
          • Study the comparative effect of filler, chemical and polymer modifiers on asphalt mix performance
          • To investigate the effect of wood nanoparticles on the properties of bitumen and asphalt mixtures
          • To investigate the effect of Nano agriculture waste on the properties of bitumen and asphalt mixtures

 

Consultancy

          • Pavement Design and Review
          • Asphalt and binder laboratory testing
          • NDT Testing
          • Vetting of pavement Structures

                                               

Administrative duties

  • Member Board of Undergraduate Studies at Department of Civil Engineering.
  • Member Undergraduate and Postgraduate Prospectus Committee.
  • Member Undergraduate Admission Committee.

Pakistan Engineering Council

Registration No: Civil/28152

 

American society of Civil Engineers

Member ID: 996978

 

  • Transportation Engineering

 

  • Civil Engineering Materials

 

  • Civil Engineering Drawing
  1. Malik Farooq Ahmad, Syed Bilal Ahmed Zaidi, Naveed Ahmad, Ayyaz Fareed. “Rehological and Chemical Properties of Bio-Oil Modified Bitumen from Sugarcane Bagasse Industrial Waste.” Highways and Airport Pavement Engineering, Asphalt Technology, and Infrastructure Conference – 2020 At: Liverpool, UK
  2. M Ahsan Nisar, Syed Bilal Ahmed Zaidi, Imran Hafeez, Ayyaz Fareed. “Rehological and Chemical Properties of Nano Wood Ashes in Asphalt Binder.” Highways and Airport Pavement Engineering, Asphalt Technology, and Infrastructure Conference – 2020 At: Liverpool, UK
  3. Sahib Ullah, Syed Bilal Ahmed Zaidi, Akhlaq Aman. “Evaluating the Properties of Bio-oil Modified Bitumen Derived from Cotton Stalk Waste.” International Conference on Engineering, Technology and Social Science (ICONETOS 2020)
  4. Hafiz Ammar Zahid, Syed Bilal Ahmed Zaidi, Muhammad Sohail Jameel. “Assessment of Adhesion and Moisture Susceptibility of Waste Plastic and Crumb Rubber Modified Bitumen.”2nd Conference on Sustainability in Civil Engineering (CSCE’20) At: Islamabad, Pakistan, August 2020
  5. Junaid Khan, Syed Bilal Ahmed Zaidi, Naveed Ahmad, Akhlaq Aman. “Influence of Banana Fibers on Asphalt Binder” 2nd Conference on Sustainability in Civil Engineering (CSCE’20) At: Islamabad, Pakistan, August 2020
  6. Tanveer Hassan, Naveed Ahmad, Syed Bilal Ahmed Zaidi. “Development of A Shear Thickening Fluid and its use as A Modifier in Asphalt Binder” 2nd Conference on Sustainability in Civil Engineering (CSCE’20) At: Islamabad, Pakistan, August 2020
  7. Hafiz Muhammad Abubakar, Syed Bilal Ahmed Zaidi, Muhammad Sohail Jameel, Awais Aqib. “Impact of ageing and moisture damage on bond strength of asphalt.” 3rd Pak-Turk International Conference on Emerging Technologies in the field of Sciences and Engineering At: Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, Pakistan, June 2020
  8. Muhammad Sohail Jameel, Naveed Ahmad, Syed Bilal Ahmed Zaidi, Hafiz Ammar Zahid. “Analysis of Adhesion and Moisture Susceptibility of Different Modified Bitumen Using Bitumen Bond Strength and Rolling Bottle Testing Techniques.” 11th International Civil Engineering Conference (ICEC-2020) “Integrating Innovation & Sustainability in Civil Engineering” At: Karachi, Pakistan, March 2020

Master’s Thesis Supervision

  1. Effect of microcapsules and microwave heating on self-healing potential of asphalt at different temperatures (2021)
  2. Evaluation of asphalt binder properties modified with biomass ash and waste engine oil (2021)
  3. To investigate the properties of asphalt binder and mixture modified by bio-oil derived from cotton stalk. (2021)
  4. Evaluation of the banana fiber modified asphalt binder (2021)
  5. Study of bonding behavior of asphalt for virgin and aged binder (2021)
  6. To investigate the effect of wood nanoparticles on the properties of bitumen and asphalt mixtures (2020)
  7. To investigate the properties of asphalt binder and mixture modified by bio-oil derived from sugar cane bagasse (2020)
  8. To investigate the effect of nano agriculture waste on the properties of bitumen and asphalt mixtures (2020)
  9. Performance evaluation of asphalt mixture by maximizing the percentage of waste material (2020)
  10. Influence of natural zeolite and paraffin wax on adhesion strength between bitumen and aggregate (2020)
  11. Evaluating the nature of distractive driving factors towards road traffic accident (2020)

 

Undergraduate’s Thesis Supervision

  1. Moisture susceptibility of bio binder derived from agricultural waste (2021)
  2. Rheological properties of bio binder derived from agricultural waste (2021)
  3. Effect of Microwave Heating on Self-Healing Potential of Asphalt at Different Temperatures (2020)
  4. Performance Evaluation of Asphalt Mixture using Waste Material (2020)
  5. Evaluation of Binder Layer Thickness on Moisture Damage Resistance in Asphalt Mixtures (2019)
  6. Influence of change in temperature on bond strength of different binder and aggregates combinations (2019)

Taxila Institute of Transportation Engineering 

Nottingham Transportation Engineering Centre