Graduate Student (PhD)

Farzad Yazdipanah
Contact Information:
City Campus (Lincoln)

Ph.D. - CIVE


About Me:

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Philosophy – PhD, Civil Engineering (Geotechnical and Materials), University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), United States, 2022-Ongoing
  • Master of Science - MS, Road and Transportation Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST), Iran, 2016-2019
  • Bachelor of Science - BS, Civil Engineering, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad (FUM), Iran, 2011-2016

Area of Research and Professional Interest

  • Development of new test methods and concepts in asphalt mix design
  • Application of WMA technology in rubberized asphalt mixtures and binders
  • Modification and recycling of asphalt binders and mixtures
  • Development of sustainable geopolymer-based coating layers for concrete

Research Experience

  • Nebraska Balanced Mix Design-Phase1, Nebraska Department of Transportation, 01/2022-Present
  • Nebraska Balanced Mix Design-Phase2, Nebraska Department of Transportation, 09/2022-Present
  • Asphalt Binder Laboratory Short-Term Aging, Nebraska Department of Transportation, 01/2022-Present
  • Combined Usage of WMA Technology and Rubber Modifier in Asphalt Mix Design, Asphalt Mixture and Bitumen Research Center (ABRC), 10/2017-07/2020
  • Modification of Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP) using WMA Additives, Iran University of cience and Technology, 05/2019-10/2019
  • Development of Geopolymer-based and Cement-based Coating Layers for Harsh Marine Environment, Asphalt Mixture and Bitumen Research Center (ABRC), 07/2018-12/2018

Publications and Presentations

  • Yazdipanah F., Ameri M., Shahri M., Hasheminejad N., Haghshenas H.F., “Laboratory investigation and statistical analysis of the rutting and fatigue resistance of asphalt mixtures containing crumb-rubber and wax-based warm mix asphalt additive”. Construction and Building Materials 309, 125165 (2021).
  • Ameri M., Yazdipanah F., Rahimi A., Afshin A. “Production temperatures and mechanical performance of rubberized asphalt mixtures modified with two warm mix asphalt (WMA) additives”. Materials and Structures 53, 113 (2020).
  • Ameri M., Afshin A, Ebrahimzade M, Yazdipanah F. “Effect of wax-based warm mix additives on fatigue and rutting performance of crumb rubber modified binders”. Construction and Building Materials 262, 120882 (2020).
  • Lashkari S., Yazdipanah F., Shahri M., Sarker PK. “Mechanical and durability assessment of cement-based and alkali-activated coating mortars in an aggressive marine environment”. SN Applied Sciences 3, 618 (2021).
  • Mansour Khaki, Ali; Mortezaee, Samaneh; Yazdipanah, Farzad; Shahri, Mahyar, Designing a Logistic Model of Accident Intensity in Suburban Roads (Case Study: Alamut Axis in Qazvin Province), 17th International Conference on Traffic Engineering, 2017 , Tehran, Vice President of Traffic Administration

Workshops/Conference Participation

  • Nebraska Asphalt Paving Conference/Technical Workshop, Kearney, Nebraska, United States, 02/15/2022
  • 17th International Conference on Traffic Engineering, Tehran, Tehran, Iran, 01/05/2017.


  • Program Manager, Iranian Student Organization of University of Nebraska Lincoln, 05/01/2022-present
  • Member, Imam Ali's Popular Students Relief Society, 05/2022-present
  • Member, Iran Construction Engineering Organization, 09/16/2020-present