Ali Arabzadeh, Ph.D.

Dissertation: Nano-Engineered Heated Pavements
Currently: Posdoctoral Research Associate at Iowa State University

Alireza Sassani, Ph.D.

Dissertation: Smart Materials for Heated Concrete Pavement
Currently: Postdoctoral Research Associate at Iowa State University

Hesham Abdualla, Ph.D.

Dissertation: Design, Construction, and Performance of Heated Concrete Pavements System
Currently: Applied Research Associates, Inc.

Kamran Amini, Ph.D.

Dissertation: Toward Salt-Scaling Resistant Concrete
Currently: Titan America

Seval Oren, Ph.D.

Dissertation: Patterning and Transferring Techniques of Graphene-based Nanomaterials for Flexible and Wearable Sensor Applications
Currently: Faculty Member at Anadolu University located in Eskişehir, Turkey

Rusen Sinir, Ph.D.

Dissertation: Improved Predictions of Contaminant Transport in Rivers
Currently: Faculty Member at Bayburt University located in Bayburt, Turkey

Ezgi Yurdakul, Ph.D.

Dissertation: Proportioning for Performance-based Concrete Pavement Mixtures
Currently: W.R. Grace & Co.

Chetan V. Hazaree, Ph.D.

Dissertation: Workability and Strength Attributes of RCC: Effects of Different Chemical Admixtures and Resulting
Currently: Hindustan Construction Company, India

M. Birkan Bayrak, Ph.D.

Dissertation: Condition Assessment of Rigid Pavement Systems Using Neural Networks
Currently: Geotechnical Engineering Consulting firm, Seattle, WA

Fatih Bektas, Ph.D.

Dissertation: Effects of Recycled Ground Clay Brick on Cement-Based Materials: Mechanical Properties and ASR Durability
Currently: Iowa State University, Institute for Transportation

Sunghwan Kim, Ph.D.

Dissertation: EarlyAge Behavior of Jointed Plain Concrete Pavements Subjected to Environmental Loads
Currently: Iowa State University, Institute for Transportation

Michael A. Heitzman, Ph.D.

Dissertation: Development of New Film Thickness Models for Hot Mix Asphalt
Currently: National Center for Asphalt Technology at Auburn University.

Akash Vidyadharan, M.S.

Thesis: Value-BasedModel and Analysis of Autonomous Unmanned Aircraft Systems based on Operational Scenario
Currently: Founding a startup company, InfraDrone, LLC, in Iowa

Therin Jamal Young, M.S.

Thesis: Development of Nanostructured Superhydrophobic Coatings for Achieving Ice- and Snow-Free Airfield Pavement Surfaces
Currently: Continuing Ph.D. study at Iowa State University

Pritha Anand, M.S.

Thesis: Energy and Financial Viability of Heated Pavement Systems.
Currently: Applied Research Associates, Inc.

Weibin Shen, M.S.

Thesis: LifeCycle Assessment of Heated Airfield Pavement System for Snow and Ice Removal
Currently: Engineering Consulting Firm in China

Shiyun (Simon) Wang, M.S.

Thesis: Analysis of the Pavement Performance Field Data Collected from the MnRoadFarm Equipment Study
Currently: Kleinfelder Science

Baris Denizer, M.S.

Thesis: Use of Neural Networks for Nonlinear Modelling of Bulk Metallic Glass Matrix Composites
Currently: STIHL, Inc.

William M. Conway, M.S.

Thesis: An Investigation of Trenchless Technologies and Their Interaction with Native Iowa Soils
Currently: US Army Corps of Engineers

Satish Reddy Chintakunta, M.S.

Thesis: Sensitivity Analysis and Modeling of Basic Thermal-Related Properties of Rigid and Flexible Pavements
Currently: Starodub, Inc., Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center, Federal Highway Administration

Toni R. Tabbert, M.S.

Thesis: Verification of the WhitetoppingThickness Design Procedure for Asphaltic Concrete Overlaid Portland Concrete Pavements
Currently: Consulting Firm in Iowa

Alper Guclu, M.S.

Thesis: Sensitivity Analysis of Rigid Pavement Design Inputs Using Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide
Currently: Browder, LeGuizamon and Associates, Inc.