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Name Dr. Naveed Ahmad
Designation Associate Professor
Department Civil Engineering (Taxila)
Highest Qualification Postdoc (UK), PhD (UK)
Specialization Transportation Engineering
Phone No +92 (51) 9047644
Cell No
Fax No +92 (51) 9047650
Email [email protected]

Post-Doctorate

(Joint Project; Imperial College London & University of Nottingham, UK)

 

PhD

(University of Nottingham, UK)

 

Major Area of Research:

CIVIL ENGINEERING

 

Sub-Category:

TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING

Study of surface properties and interfacial adhesion characteristics of pavement materials, effects of material modifications on their adhesive bond strength, and moisture sensitivity of these materials.

Currently working towards the production of sustainable pavement materials by utilizing renewable energy resources. Future research plans include development of a technique to improve the adhesion characteristics of aggregates.

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS (INTERNATIONAL & NATIONAL)

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PUBLICATION DATE

TITLE OF PAPER

COMPLETE NAME OF THE JOURNAL with ISSN (print) No./ISBN No.

HEC

CATEGORY

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1

29

May

 2020

Accident Risk Analysis based on Motorway Exposure: An Application of Benchmarking technique for Human Safety

International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion

ISSN: 1745-7300

W/0.98

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1

11

2

24

May

2020

Moisture Susceptibility Assessment of Hydrated Lime Modified Asphalt Mixture and Surface Energy

International Journal of Pavement Engineering

ISSN: 1029-8436

W/2.59

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1

13

3

16

March 2020

Performance Evaluation of Bus Rapid Transit System: A Comparative Analysis of Alternative Approaches for Energy Efficient Eco-Friendly Public Transport System

Energies

ISSN: 1996-1073

W/3.06

13

6

1

15

4

04 February 2020

Carbon Nanotubes and Their Use for Asphalt Binder Modification: A Review

Emerging Materials Research

ISSN: 2046-0147

E-ISSN: 2046-0155

W/0.39

9

2

1

14

5

31 December 2019

Experimental Investigation into the Thermal Augmentation of Pigmented Asphalt

Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications

ISSN: 0378-4371

W/2.79

551

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1

17

6

03 November 2019

Performance Evaluation of Bone Glue-Modified Asphalt

Advances in Materials Science and Engineering

ISSN: 1687-8434

W/1.23

2019

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1

13

7

05

August 2019

Moisture Susceptibility of Hydrated Lime Modified Mastics Using Adhesion Test Methods and Surface Free Energy Techniques

 

International Journal of Pavement Engineering

ISSN: 1029-8436

W/2.59

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1

13

8

05

June

2019

Road Infrastructure Analysis with Reference to Traffic Stream Characteristics and Accidents: An Application of Benchmarking Based Safety Analysis and Sustainable Decision-Making

Applied Sciences

ISSN: 2076-3417

W/2.49

9

11

1

18

9

20 February 2019

Relationship between Road Traffic Features and Accidents: An Application of Two-Stage Decision-Making Approach for Transportation Engineers

Journal of Safety Research

ISSN: 0022-4375

W/3.01

69

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215

10

17 February 2019

Experimental Investigation into the Structural and Functional Performance of Graphene Nano-Platelet (GNP)-Doped Asphalt

Applied Sciences

ISSN: 2076-3417

W/2.49

9

4

1

19

11

17 December 2018

Carbon Nanotubes (CNTs) in Asphalt Binder: Homogeneous Dispersion and Performance Enhancement

Applied Sciences

ISSN: 2076-3417

W/2.49

8

12

1

19

12

12

July

2018

Study of Adhesion Characteristics of Different Bitumen–Aggregate Combinations Using Bitumen Bond Strength Test

Journal of the Chinese Institute of Engineers

ISSN: 0253-3839

W/0.75

41

5

430

440

13

10

July

2018

Performance Evaluation of Carbon Black Nano-Particle Reinforced Asphalt Mixture

Applied Sciences

ISSN: 2076-3417

W/2.49

8

7

1

16

14

04

June

2018

Modelling Asphalt Pavement Analyzer Rut Depth using different Statistical Techniques

Road Materials and Pavement Design

ISSN: 1468-0629

W/2.16

21

1

117

142

15

02 February 2018

Road Safety Risk Assessment: An Analysis of Transport Policy and Management for Low, Middle, and High Income Asian Countries

Sustainability

ISSN: 2071-1050

W/2.85

10

2

1

30

16

01 December 2017

Structural Damage Detection with Different Objective Functions in Noisy Conditions Using an Evolutionary Algorithm

Applied Sciences

ISSN: 2076-3417

W/1.484

7

12

1

26

17

20 November 2017

Comparing and Correlating Various Laboratory Rutting Performance Tests

International Journal of Pavement Engineering

ISSN: 1029-8436

W/2.322

20

10

1239

1249

18

11

October 2017

Evaluation and Modelling of Permanent Deformation Behaviour of Asphalt Mixtures Using Dynamic Creep Test in Uniaxial Mode

International Journal of Pavement Engineering

ISSN: 1029-8436

W/2.322

20

9

1026

1043

19

29

August 2017

Road Safety Risk Evaluation Using GIS-Based Data Envelopment Analysis - Artificial Neural Networks Approach

Applied Sciences

ISSN: 2076-3417

W/1.484

7

9

1

19

20

08

March 2017

Statistical Evaluation of Factors Affecting the Laboratory Rutting Susceptibility of Asphalt Mixtures

International Journal of Pavement Engineering

ISSN: 1029-8436

W/2.322

20

4

402

416

21

23

May

2015

Chemically Modified Bitumens with Enhanced Rheology and Adhesion Properties to Siliceous Aggregates

Construction and Building Materials

ISSN: 0950-0618

W/2.421

93

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774

22

18

August 2015

A Laboratory-Based Research Study to Investigate the Aggregate Packing Characteristics and Its Influence on Asphaltic Mixture’s Performance

Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering

ISSN: 1319-8025

W/0.728

40

11

3119

3134

23

25

May

2015

Application of Surface Free Energy Techniques to Evaluate Bitumen-Aggregate Bonding Strength and Bituminous Mixture Moisture Sensitivity

Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers-Construction Materials

ISSN: 1747-650X

E-ISSN: 1747-6518

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167

4

214

226

24

09 December 2013

Assessing Asphalt Mixture Moisture Susceptibility through Intrinsic Adhesion, Bitumen Stripping and Mechanical Damage

Road Materials and Pavement Design

ISSN: 1468-0629

W/0.964

15

1

131

152

25

27 November 2013

Examination of Moisture Sensitivity of Aggregate–Bitumen Bonding Strength Using Loose Asphalt Mixture and Physico-Chemical Surface Energy Property Tests

International Journal of Pavement Engineering

ISSN: 1029-8436

W/1.108

15

7

657

670

26

25

October 2013

Assessment of Most Critical Success Factors for Mega Construction Projects in Pakistan

Life Science Journal

ISSN: 1097-8135

W/0.165

10

10s

255

261

27

25 December 2013

To Study the Viscoelastic Behavior of Asphalt Binders using under Multi Stress Creep Recovery Test

Life Science Journal

ISSN: 1097-8135

W/0.165

10

12s

921

925

28

15

February 2012

Optimising the Moisture Durability SATS Conditioning Parameters for Universal Asphalt Mixture Application

International Journal of Pavement Engineering

ISSN: 1029-8436

W/0.745

13

5

433

450

29

April 2020

Influence of Natural Zeolite and Paraffin Wax on Adhesion Strength between Bitumen and Aggregate

Civil Engineering Journal

ISSN: 2476-3055

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6

4

733

742

30

July 2018

Effect of Bridge Pier Shape on Scour Depth at Uniform Single Bridge Pier

Mehran University Research Journal of Engineering & Technology

ISSN: 0254-7821

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37

3

539

544

31

01

March

2015

Analysis of Moisture Susceptibility of Different Loose Coated Asphalt Mixtures

Technical Journal, UET Taxila

ISSN: 1813-1786

E-ISSN: 2313-7770

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20

1

1

8

32

30

June

2015

 

Effect of Coconut Fiber and Marble Waste on Concrete Strength

Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences UET Peshawar

ISSN: 1023-862X

E-ISSN: 1023-962

X

34

1

104

109

33

31 December 2015

Investigation of using Paper Industry Waste (Hypo Sludge) in Concrete Mix

Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences UET Peshawar

ISSN: 1023-862X

E-ISSN: 1023-962

 

 

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34

2

7

12

34

2006

Comparative Study of Material Specifications and Design Procedures for Flexible Pavements of the Selected Countries

Technical Journal, UET Taxila

ISSN: 1813-1786

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CONFERENCE PAPERS

 

 

 

 

 

 

35

March 2020

Rheological and Chemical Properties of Bio-Oil Modified Bitumen from Sugarcane Bagasse Industrial Waste

19th Annual International Conference on Highways and Airport Pavement Engineering, Asphalt Technology and Infrastructure, Liverpool, UK

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April 2018

Introducing Graphene Nano-Platelets (GNP’s) Doped Asphalt for the Enhancement of Functional Performance of the Highways

3rd  International Conference on Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cesme, Turkey

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February 2018

Skid Resistance of Asphalt Mixtures Prepared using Different Aggregate Sources and Gradations

17th Annual International Conference on Asphalt, Pavement Engineering and Infrastructure, Liverpool, UK

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February 2016

To Evaluate the Effect of Crumb Rubber on Laboratory Rutting Performance of Asphalt Concrete Mixtures

15th International Conference on Asphalt, Pavement Engineering and Infrastructure, Liverpool, UK

ISBN: 978-0-9571804-8-2

 

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February 2015

Influence of Modifiers on Asphalt Binder Rheological Properties under a Temperature Sweep Test

14th International Conference on Asphalt, Pavement Engineering and Infrastructure, Liverpool, UK

ISBN: 978-0-9571804-6-8

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February 2007

Effect of Superpave Gyratory Compaction Method on Volumetric Properties of Normal Asphalt Mixes

6th International Conference on Sustainable Aggregates, Asphalt Technology and Pavement Engineering, Liverpool, UK

 

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April 2006

New Trends in Civil Engineering Education and its Role in Infrastructural Development

4th International Forum on Engineering Education-Integrating Teaching and Research with Community Service, University of Sharjah, UAE

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March 2006

Sustainable Transport System: Buses a Solution for Islamabad, Pakistan

Third Gulf Conference on Roads (TGCR06), Oman

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December 2004

Assessment and Repairing Techniques for Fire Damaged Concrete Structures

2nd International Conference on Protection of Structures against Hazards: Singapore

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TECHNICAL REPORTS

 

 

 

 

 

 

44

March 2011

Predicting Moisture Damage Performance of Asphalt Mixtures

Nottingham Transportation Engineering Centre (NTEC), The University of Nottingham

Report No. 11091

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2010

Microcalorimeter Heat of Adhesion Measurements

Nottingham Transportation Engineering Centre (NTEC), The University of Nottingham

Report No. 11088

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2010

Dynamic Vapour Sorption Measurement Techniques for Aggregates

Nottingham Transportation Engineering Centre (NTEC), The University of Nottingham

Report No. 11087

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2010

Dynamic Contact Angle Measurements of Bitumen using a Wilhelmy Plate Device

Nottingham Transportation Engineering Centre (NTEC), The University of Nottingham

Report No. 11086

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2010

Static Contact Angle Measurements of Bitumen using a Goniometer

Nottingham Transportation Engineering Centre (NTEC), The University of Nottingham

Report No. 11085

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2010

Surface Free Energy and Adhesion

Nottingham Transportation Engineering Centre (NTEC), The University of Nottingham

Report No. 11084

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BOOK CHAPTER

 

 

 

 

 

 

50

2016

Advanced Research on Nanotechnology for Civil Engineering Applications

Chapter 6: Applications of Nanotechnology in Transportation Engineering

Engineering Science Reference,

IGI  Global Book Series, Advances in Civil and Industrial Engineering (ACIE) USA

ISSN: 2326-6139

E-ISSN: 2326-6155

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Please see publication details.

PEB Coordinator UET Taxila

Focal Person Industry-Academia Linkage

Focal Person International Linkage

  • Worked as a key member for the development of “Taxila Institute of Transportation Engineering (TITE)” at CED UET Taxila
  • Development of Physico-chemical laboratory at Nottingham Transportation Engineering Centre (NTEC), University of Nottingham, UK.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

April 2017 to Date

Associate Professor

Department of Civil Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology Taxila, Pakistan

 

December 2011 to April 2017

Assistant Professor

Department of Civil Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology Taxila, Pakistan

 

June 2011 to December 2011

Research Fellow (Post-Doctorate)

Joint research project between the University of Nottingham and Imperial College London, UK

 

May 2009 to May 2011         

Research Associate

Nottingham Transportation Engineering Center (NTEC), Department of Civil Engineering, University of Nottingham, UK

 

November 2007 to January 2008

Visiting Scholar

Texas Transportation Institute, Department of Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University, USA

 

January 2004 to December 2006

Lecturer

Department of Civil Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology Taxila, Pakistan

 

March-May 2005

Intern, Parliamentary Internship Program

The Senate of Pakistan

  • The program was implemented by ‘Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency’ under a USAID funded project
  • 25 postgraduate students were selected from throughout the country for the program.
  • Worked with ‘Senate Standing Committee on Communications and Railways’ on issues related to public transport system in Pakistan, attended senate sessions and committee meetings, and had one to one meetings with different parliamentarians which helped in developing good interpersonal and communication skills

 

August 2003 to January 2004

Trainee Engineer

National Highway Authority (NHA) Pakistan

‘Completion of balance works on M-1 Pakistan (Islamabad-Peshawar Motorway) by Motorway Contractors Joint Venture (PMC-JV)’

Assisted site engineers in management and inspection of daily construction work. Prepared progress reports for the assigned sites

  • Service to the Institute
    • Worked as a key member for the development of “Taxila Institute of Transportation Engineering (TITE)” at CED UET Taxila
    • Continuous improvement of the institute (TITE) through research grants and projects
    • Focal Person; successful International Research Collaboration between TITE, UET Taxila and Hasselt University Belgium
    • Focal Person; successful Industry-Academia Collaboration between TITE, UET Taxila and National Highway Authority (NHA), Pakistan
    • Advisor/Patron for technical society on traffic and road safety.
  • Service to the Nation
    • Member joint consortium (NHA, NUST, UET Lahore, and UET Taxila) for improvement of asphalt mix design technology for Pakistan
    • Delivered several invited talks/lectures to organisations like NHA and FWO on the subject of Transportation Engineering
    • Member, Panel of Experts; Government five year action plan for technical co-operation in Highway Engineering between China and Pakistan

Member Pakistan Engineering Council (Professional Engineer)

HEC Approved PhD Supervisor

Teaching "Transportation Engineering Courses" to both postgraduate (PhD, MSc) and undergraduate students. 

Associate Professor

(Please see "Experience" for details)

  • Member ‘National Expert Group on Highway Engineering (NEGH)’, NHA
  • Program Evaluator (PEV)/Expert Civil Engineering; PEC Accreditation Team
  • PhD jury member, Transportation Research Institute (IMOB), Hasselt University, Belgium
  • Reviewer for different research journals including the prestigious ‘Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering’, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), and ‘International Journal of Pavement Engineering’ UK
  • Won scholarship for studies abroad
  • B.Sc Civil Engineering with Honours, and Third Position in final year of studies
  • One of the 25 interns selected from throughout the Pakistan under USAID funded Parliamentary Internship Program
  • Preparation of Detailed Testing Protocols for Surface Energy Analysis of Pavement Materials, submitted to Highways Agency, UK
  • Selected as a Speaker to represented Nottingham Transportation Engineering Centre (NTEC) and present its research activities to International Delegates visiting University of Nottingham
  • Patron (former advisor) for technical society on traffic and road safety, UET Taxila

MAJOR CONFERENCES:

  • TRB; “Transportation Research Board” 87th Annual Meeting, 13-17 January 2008, Washington DC, USA.
  • International Conference on “Sustainable Aggregates, Asphalt Technology and Pavement Engineering”, 21-22 February 2007, Liverpool JMU, UK.
  • National Conference on “Sustainable Transport-The Way Forward”, 6-7 October 2004, National Library of Pakistan, Islamabad.
  • Meetings and Technical Visits in China as part of a five year action plan (2018-2022) for technical cooperation in highway engineering between China and Pakistan, 17-23 February 2019, China.
  • Jury Member at public defense of a PhD student; held at Transportation Research Institute (IMOB), Hasselt University, 10 December 2018, Belgium.
  • Annual RILEM (International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures) Meeting of TC-SIB and TC-MCD, 24-25 October 2011, UK.

Supervision/Co-supervision of 7 PhD projects, 35 MSc research projects, and 25 BSc Research Projects

MAJOR WORKSHOPS/SYMPOSIA ATTENDED:

  • RHEOBIT workshop, 5-9 September, 2011. Nottingham Transportation Engineering Centre (NTEC), University of Nottingham, UK.
  • Workshop “Sustainable Adhesives from Bio-Mass”, 24-27 May, 2011. University of Nottingham, UK.
  • Workshop “How to Publish a World-Class Paper”, 21 October, 2009. University of Nottingham, UK.
  • Seminar on “Effects of Lime in Asphalt Mixtures”, 3 June 2008, Lhoist, London, UK.
  • Training Course on “Dynamic Vapour Sorption (DVS) System”, 23 September 2008, Surface Measurement Systems, London, UK.
  • International symposium on “Asphalt Pavement Design and Performance”, 18 June 2007, NCSL Nottingham, UK.
  • Training Course by ‘Cooper Technology’ for pavement material testing using the Universal Testing System-NU14, 22 April 2006, University of Engineering and Technology Taxila, Pakistan.
  • Short Course on “Sustainable Development in Industry”, 18-19 May 2004, National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
  • Special Course on “English as a Foreign Language (EFL)”, 12-17 December 2005, National University of Modern Languages (NUML), Islamabad, Pakistan

Postgraduate research students being supervised:

PhD = 5

MSc = 7

Taxila Institute of Transportation Engineering (TITE)

(https://web.uettaxila.edu.pk/Tite/index.htm)