MARYAM SAKHAEIFAR

Texas A&M University

  

Journal Publications

              Arabali, P., M. S. Sakhaeifar, T. J. Freeman, B. T. Wilson, J. D. Borowiec, “Decision Making Guideline for Preservation of Rigid Pavements in General Aviation Airport Management”, prepared to submit.

    Seo, A., M. Sakhaeifar, B. Wilson, A. Rad, “Bonding Strength of Nontracking Tack Coat”. prepared to submit.

    Nobakht, M., M. S. Sakhaeifar, D. Newcomb, “Investigation of Hot Mix Asphalt Overlays Performance by Integrating Laboratory Tests and Field Evaluation”, under final review, 2017.

    Arabali, P., M. S. Sakhaeifar, T. J. Freeman, B. T. Wilson, J. D. Borowiec, “Decision Making Guideline for Preservation of Flexible Pavements in General Aviation Airport Management”, under final review, 2017.

    Sakhaeifar, M., A. Banihashemrad, G. Liao, B. Waller, “Tire-Pavement Interaction Noise Levels Related to Pavement Surface Characteristics”, accepted for publication in Road Materials and Pavement Design, 2017.

    Seo, A., M. S. Sakhaeifar, B. T. Wilson, “Evaluating Tack Properties of Nontracking Tack Coats Through Dynamic Shear Rheometer”, accepted for publication in Journal of Transportation Research Board, 2017.

    Sakhaeifar, M. S., Y. R. Kim, B. E. Garcia Montano, “Individual Temperature Based Models for Nondestructive Evaluation of Complex Moduli in Asphalt Concrete”, Journal of Construction and Building Materials, Volume 137, pp 117-127, 2017. Link

    Nobakht, M., M. S. Sakhaeifar, D. Newcomb, “Development of Rehabilitation Strategies Based on Structural Capacity for Composite and Flexible Pavement”, ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering, Part A: System. Link

    Nobakht, M., M. S. Sakhaeifar, D. Newcomb, S. Underwood, “Mechanistic-empirical methodology for the selection of cost-effective rehabilitation strategy for flexible pavements”, International Journal of Pavement Engineering, July 2016, p 1-10.  Link 

    Sakhaeifar, M. S., Y. R. Kim, P. Kabir, “New Predictive Models for the Dynamic Modulus of Hot Mix Asphalt”. Journal of Construction and Building Materials 76, pp. 221-231, 2015.  Link

    Kabir, P., M. S. Sakhaeifar, D. Newcomb, “Analytical Approach to Estimate the Rheological Properties of Asphalt Binders”, Journal of Transportation Research Board, No. 2447, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., pp. 51-60, 2014.  Link 

    Kabir, P., M. S. Sakhaeifar, D. N. Little, “Investigating the Evolution of Emulsified Binder Nanorheology Using Atomic Force Microscopy”, Taylor & Francis Group, London, ISBN 978-1-138-02693-3, pp. 1345-1354, 2014. 

    Liao, G., M. S. Sakhaeifar, M. Heitzman, R. West, B. Waller, S. Wang, Y. Ding, “The Effects of Pavement Surface Characteristics on Tire/Pavement Noise”, Journal of Applied Acoustics, vol. 76, pp. 14-23, 2014.

    Sakhaeifar, M. S., E. R. Brown, N. Tran, J. Dean, “Evaluation of Long-Lasting Perpetual Asphalt Pavement Using Life-Cycle Cost Analysis”. Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2368, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., pp. 3-11, 2013.  Link

    Sakhaeifar, M. S., B. S. Underwood, Y. R. Kim, J. Puccinelli, N. Jackson. “Development of Artificial Neural Network Predictive Models for Populating the Dynamic Modulus of Long-Term Pavement Performance Sections”. Journal of Transportation Research Board, No. 2181, National Research Council. Washington, D.C. pp.88-97, 2010.  Link

    Underwood, B. S., M. S. Sakhaei Far, Y. R. Kim. “Using Limited Purchase Specification Tests to Perform Full Linear Viscoelastic Characterization of Asphalt Binder”, ASTM Journal of Testing and Evaluation, Vol. 38, No. 5, pp. 558-567, 2010.  Link

    Sakhaei Far, M. S., B. S. Underwood, S. R. Ranjithan, Y. R. Kim, N. Jackson. “The Application of Artificial Neural Networks for Estimating the Dynamic Modulus of Asphalt Concrete”, Journal of Transportation Research Board, No. 2127, National Research Council. Washington, D.C., pp.173-186, 2009.  Link

    Lacroix, A., Y. R. Kim, M. S. Sakhaei Far. “Constructing the Dynamic Modulus Mastercurve Using Impact Resonance Testing”, Journal of the Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists, Vol.78, pp. 67-102, 2009.  Link

    Peer Reviewed Published Proceeding

    Nobakht, M., M. S. Sakhaeifar, D. Newcomb, P. Gudipudi, B. S. Underwood, “Field and Laboratory Evaluation of Hot-Mix Asphalt Overlays on Flexible Pavements”, Proceeding of 2017 Transportation Research Board (TRB) Conference, Washington D. C., January 2017.  Link

    Arabali, P., M. Sakhaeifar, T. Freeman, B. Wilson, J. Borowiec, “Guideline for Selection of Concrete Pavement Preservation Treatments In General Aviation Airports Pavement Management”, accepted in the World Conference on Pavement and Asset Management, WCPAM, Milan, Italy, June 12-16, 2017.

    Seo, A., M. Sakhaeifar, B. T. Wilson, “Tackiness Properties of Non-Tracking Tack Coats”. A Conference of the Transportation & Development Institute (T&DI) of ASCE, Houston, Texas, June 2016 - Link

    Arabali, P., M. Sakhaeifar, T. Freeman, B. Wilson, J. Borowiec, “Decision Making Tool for Selection of Pavement Preservation Treatment in General Aviation Airport Pavements”. A Conference of the Transportation & Development Institute (T&DI) of ASCE, Houston, Texas, June 2016.

    Seo, A., M. Sakhaeifar, B. Wilson, A. Chowdhury, “Bonding Strength of Nontracking Tack Coat”. Proceeding of 2016 Transportation Research Board (TRB) Conference, Washington D. C., January 2016. Link

    Nobakht, M., M. Sakhaeifar, D. Newcomb, P. Gudipudi, J. Stempihar, S. Underwood, “Development of Performance-Based and Cost-Effective Rehabilitation Strategies for High-Traffic-Volume Flexible Pavement”. Proceeding of 2016 Transportation Research Board (TRB) Conference, Washington D. C., January 2016.  Link

    Seo, A. Y. , M. S. Sakhaeifar, B. T. Wilson, “Chemical-Mechanical Interaction of Non-Tracking Tack Coat and Aggregate on Bond Strength”. A Conference of the Transportation & Development Institute (T&DI) of ASCE, Miami, Florida, June 2015.  Link

    Nadkarni, A., M. S. Sakhaeifar, D. Newcomb, “Interconversion of Dynamic Modulus and Resilient Modulus of Asphalt Mixtures to Evaluate the Short-Term Laboratory Conditioning”. Proceeding of 2015 Transportation Research Board (TRB) Conference, Washington D. C., January 2015.

    Wilson, B. T., M. S. Sakhaeifar, M. Yelpale, A. Y. Seo, S. Shah, “Development of Test Procedures to Measure Tracking Resistance of Non-Tracking Tack Coat”. A Conference of the Transportation & Development Institute (T&DI) of ASCE, Miami, Florida, June 2015.

    Kabir, P., M. S. Sakhaeifar, D. N. Little, “Investigating the Evolution of Emulsified Binder Nanorheology Using Atomic Force Microscopy”. Proceeding of International Society for Asphalt Pavements (ISAP), Raleigh, North Carolina, June 1-5, 2014. 

    Kabir, P., M. S. Sakhaeifar, D. Newcomb, “An Analytical Approach to Estimate the Rheological Properties of Asphalt Binders Using Mixture Properties”. Proceeding of Transportation Research Board, National Research Council. Washington, D.C. January 2014.

    Sakhaeifar, M. S., E. R. Brown, N. Tran, J. Dean. “Evaluation of Long-Lasting Perpetual Asphalt Pavement Using Life-Cycle Cost Analysis”. Proceeding of Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington D.C., January 2013.

    Sakhaeifar, M. S., G. Liao, B. Waller. “Relationship between Tire-Pavement Interaction Noise and Surface Characteristics in 2009 Pavement Test Track Cycle”. Proceeding of Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington D.C., January 2013.  Link

    Sakhaei Far, M. S., B. S. Underwood, Y. R. Kim, J. Puccinelli, N. Jackson, “Development of Artificial Neural Network Predictive Models for Populating the Dynamic Modulus of LTPP Sections”. Proceeding of Transportation Research Board Meeting, National Research Council. Washington, D.C. January 2010.

    Lacroix, A., Y. R. Kim, M. S. Sakhaei Far. “Constructing the Dynamic Modulus Using Impact Resonance Testing”, Proceeding of Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists, Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 2009.

    Sakhaei Far, M. S., B. S. Underwood, S. R. Ranjithan, Y. R. Kim, N. Jackson, “The Application of Artificial Neural Networks for Estimating the Dynamic Modulus of Asphalt Concrete”. Proceeding of Transportation Research Board Meeting, National Research Council. Washington, D.C., January 2009.

    Sakhaeifar, M. S., M. H. Baziar, “Seismic Behavior of Retaining Wall-Soil Systems Using Discrete Element Modeling” Proceeding of 2nd Annual National Civil Engineering Congress (NCEC 2005), May 9-12, 2005, Iran University of Science and Technology.

    Conference Presentations 

    Nobakht, M., M. S. Sakhaeifar, D. Newcomb, B. S. Underwood, T. Freeman, “Techniques for Selecting Cost-Effective Pavement Rehabilitation Strategies”, accepted for presentation in ASCE T&DI 2015 Annual Meeting, Miami, Florida, June 2015.

    Arabali, P., M. S. Sakhaeifar, T. Freeman, B. T. Wilson, “Guidelines for Selection of Long-Lasting and Cost-Effective Pavement Maintenance Treatments Options for General Aviation Airport Management”, accepted for presentation in ASCE T&DI 2015 Annual Meeting, Miami, Florida, June 2015.

    Nobakht, M., M. S. Sakhaeifar, D. Newcomb, B. S. Underwood, “Performance-Based Methodology for Selection of Long-Lasting and Cost-Effective Pavement Rehabilitation Treatments”, Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists (AAPT) Conference, Portland, Oregon, March 2015. 

    Seo, A., M. S. Sakhaeifar, B. Wilson, “Investigating the Influence of Non-Tracking Tack Coat and Aggregate on Bond Strength”, Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists (AAPT) Conference, Portland, Oregon, March 2015. 

    Kabir, P., M. S. Sakhaeifar, Y. R. Kim, “Development of New Dynamic Modulus Predictive Model for Hot Mix Asphalt Concrete”, Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists (AAPT) Conference, Portland, Oregon, March 2015. 

    Sakhaeifar, M. S., D. Newcomb, B. S. Underwood, M. Nobakht, “Performance-Based Guideline for Selection of Long-Lasting and Cost-Effective Rehabilitation Treatment”, Transportation Research Board Meeting, National Research Council, Washington, D.C. January 2015. 

    Kabir, P., M. S. Sakhaeifar, D. N. Little, “Influence of Evaporative Recovery Methods on the Microstructural Characterization and Rheological Behavior of Emulsion Residues”, Transportation Research Board Meeting, National Research Council, Washington, D.C. January 2014.

    Nobakht, M., Kabir, P., M.S. Sakhaeifar, “Investigating Micro-structural Characterization of Different Modified Asphalt Binder by Using Atomic Force Microscopy”, 51st Peterson Asphalt Research Conference, Laramie, Wyoming, July 2014.

    Kabir, P., M. S. Sakhaeifar, Y. R. Kim, “Development of Predictive Models for Rheological Properties of Bitumen Materials”, 2013 Conference of the ASCE Engineering Mechanics Institute (ASCE EMI), August 4-7, 2013, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL. 

    Sakhaeifar, M.S., Y. R. Kim, “New Dynamic Modulus Predictive Models for Hot Mix Asphalt Mixture”, Transportation Research Board Meeting, Data Analysis Working Group (“the DAWG”), Washington, D.C. January 2012.

    Sakhaeifar, M. S., B. S. Underwood, Y. R. Kim, J. Puccinelli, N. Jackson, “Development of Artificial Neural Network Predictive Models for Populating the Dynamic Modulus of LTPP Sections”, Transportation Research Board Meeting, National Research Council. Washington, D.C. January 2010.

    Kim, Y. R., M. S. Sakhaei Far, B. S. Underwood, N. Jackson, “Dynamic Modulus of HMA Mixtures Using the Artificial Neural Networks”, Pavement Performance Data Analysis Forum, Sponsored by the TRB Data Analysis Working Group, Italy July 9, 2009.

    Sakhaei Far, M. S., B. S. Underwood, Y. R. Kim, J. Puccinelli, N. Jackson, “Development of Artificial Neural Network Predictive Models for Populating the Dynamic Modulus of LTPP Sections”, Transportation Research Board Meeting (Southern Transportation Center Chapter), National Research Council. Washington, D.C. January 2010.

    Invited Presentation

    Sakhaeifar, M.S., “Sustainable Pavement Materials and Their Economic Impact”, Civil Engineering Department, University of Sharif, Civil Engineering Department , July 2012.

    Sakhaeifar, M.S., “Sustainable Pavement Materials and Their Economic Impact”, Civil Engineering Department, University of Tehran, Civil Engineering Department, Civil Engineering Department , July 2012.

    Sakhaeifar, M.S., “Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Asphalt Concrete Characteristics” Zachry Department of Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University, May 2012.

    Sakhaeifar, M.S., “Development of New Dynamic Modulus Predictive Models for Hot Mix Asphalt Mixtures”, National Center for Asphalt Technology, Auburn University, Auburn, January 14, 2011.

    Technical Reports

    Sebesta, S., S. I. Lee, M. S. Sakhaeifar, R. Lytton, P. Arabali, “Compaction of Soils and Base Materials Using Superpave Gyratory Compactors”, Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) Tech Memo, Project 0-6883.

    Wilson, B., M. S. Sakhaeifar, A. Rad, “Comparative Analysis of Tack Coat, Underseal Membrane, and Underseal Technologies”, Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) Tech Memo, Project 0-6908. 

    Zhou, F., D. Newcomb, C. Gurganus, S. Banihashemrad, E. S. Park, M. Sakhaeifar, R. L. Lytton, “Experimental Design for Field Validation of Laboratory Tests to Assess Cracking Resistance of Asphalt Mixtures”. Final Report for National Cooperative Highway Research Program, NCHRP 9-57, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, April 2016.

    Sakhaeifar, M.S., D. Newcomb, M. Nobakht, B. S. Underwood, P. Gudipudi, J. Stempihar, “Selection of Long Lasting Rehabilitation Treatment Using Life Cycle Cost Analysis and Present Serviceability Rating”, Final Report, Oklahoma Department of Transportation, October 2015.

    Freeman, T., B. T. Wilson, J. Borowiec, M. S. Sakhaeifar, P. Arabali, M. Coppock, “Pavement Maintenance Guideline for General Aviation Airports”, Airport Cooperative Research Program, ACRP Report 159, National Academy of Science, November 2015. Link

    Wilson, B., A. Seo,  M. Sakhaeifar, “Performance Evaluation and Specifications of Trackless Tack”, FHWA/TX-16/0-6814-1, Report 0-6814-1, September 2016. Link

    West, R., D. Timm, R. Willis, B. Powell, N. Tran, D. Watson, M. Sakhaeifar, R. Brown, M. Robbins, A. Vargas-Nordcbeck, F. L. Villacorta, X. Guo, J. Nelson. “Phase IV NCAT Pavement Test Track Findings”, National Center for Asphalt Technology at Auburn University, February 2012. Available at: http://www.eng.auburn.edu/research/centers/ncat/info-pubs/technical-reports.html

    Willis, J. R., S. Maghsoodloo, R. Brown, M.S.  Sakhaeifar. “Evaluation of Alabama Department of Transportation’s Quality Assurance Testing Program and Pay Assessment Schedules for Asphalt Mixtures” Alabama Department of Transportation, December 2011.

    Kim, Y.R., B.S. Underwood, M. Sakhaei Far, N. Jackson, and J. Puccinelli. “LTPP Computed Parameter: Dynamic Modulus” Final Report for Project: DTFH61-02-D-00139. Federal Highway Administration. Washington, D.C, August 2009. Link

    Techbrief - Link

    ANNACAP (LTPP*) Software Manual - Link

     

    Compliant Report (508) for “Task Order #10, LTPP Computed Parameter: Dynamic Modulus”, submitted to Federal Highway Administration for Project: DTFH61-02-D-00139, August 2009, (Authors are not credited in official 508 compliant reports).

    Kim, Y. R., M. S. Sakhaei Far, “Impact Resonance Testing of HMA at High Temperatures”, Research Progress Report, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), June 2007.