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Mohammad (Imran) Hossain

Mohammad (Imran) Hossain

Associate Professor

    Business and Engineering Convergence Center 2275
    (309) 677-2945
   mihossain@bradley.edu

 

Ph.D., Engineering, The University of New Mexico
M.S., Civil Engineering, The Ohio State University
M.Engg., Civil Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology
B.S., Civil Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology

Professional Experience

  • Aug 2020-Present, Associate Professor, Bradley University
  • Jan 2014-Aug 2020, Assistant Professor, Bradley University
  • Jan 2014-Present, Assistant Professor, Bradley University
  • Jan 2010-Dec 2013, Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant, The University of New Mexico
  • Aug 2005-Sep 2008, Assistant Engineer, Local Government Engineering Department
  • Feb 2004-Aug 2005, Assistant Engineer, Sami Engineering Incorporation
  • Feb 2003-Sep 2003, Research Assistant, University of Colorado-Denver

Teaching

  • Pavement Management Systems (CE 593)
  • Advanced Pavement Design (CE 591)
  • Pavement Design (CE 356)
  • Geotechnical Engineering (CE 350)
  • Soil Mechanics (CON 320)
  • Mechanics of Materials (CE 270)
  • Statics (CE 150)

Scholarship

Research Interests

  • Assessment of Pavement Infrastructure Systems
  • Climate Change Effects on Pavement Structures
  • Environmental Hazards Caused by Pavement Materials
  • Sustainable Pavement Materials, Design, and Maintenance
  • Smart Cities and its Impact on Pavement Design, Performance, and Maintenance

Student Supported

  • 35 Undergraduate Students
  • 20 Graduate Students

Published Book Chapter

  • Tarefder, R. A., Pan, J., and Hossain, M. I. (2015). "Molecular Dynamic Simulation of Asphaltic Material: Molecular Dynamic Simulations of Oxidative Aging of Asphalt Molecules under Stress and Moisture," Handbook of Research on Advanced Computational Techniques for Simulation-Based Engineering, Chapter 13, A Volume in the Advances in Computer and Electrical Engineering (ACEE) Book Series, Editor: Pijush Samui, Publisher: IGI Global, DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-9479-8.ch013

Selected Recent Peer Reviewed Journal Publications (Asterisk (*) indicates student at Bradley University as a co-author)

  • Hossain, M. I., Gopisetti, L. S. P.*, and Miah, M. S. (2020). “Artificial Neural Network Modeling to Predict International Roughness Index of Rigid Pavements.” International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology, Vol. 13, Issue 3, pp. 229-239
  • Hossain, M. I., Yadavalli, J. P. S.*, Pan, J., and Azam, H. M. (2019). “Molecular-Dynamics Simulation Approach to Identifying PAH Release from Asphalt Concrete Pavement due to Mechanical and Environmental Factors.” Journal of Transportation Engineering: Part B, Pavement, American Society of Civil Engineers, Vol. 145, Issue 3, DOI: 10.1061/JPEODX.0000122
  • Hossain, M. I., Gopisetti, L. S. P.*, and Miah, M. S. (2018). “International Roughness Index Prediction of Flexible Pavements Using Neural Networks.” Journal of Transportation Engineering: Part B, Pavement, American Society of Civil Engineers, Vol. 145, Issue 1, DOI: 10.1061/JPEODX.0000088
  • Pan, J., Hossain, M. I., and Tarefder, R. A. (2017). “A Study of Temperature and Moisture Impacts on Asphalt Before and After Oxidative Aging Using Molecular Dynamics Simulations.” Journal of Nanomechanics and Micromechanics, American Society of Civil Engineers, Vol. 7, Issue 4, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)NM.2153-5477.0000139
  • Hossain, M., Mueller, M., Veginati, V.*, and Krukow, K.* (2016). “Use of Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer Principles to Predict Virgin Aggregate Temperature in a Hot-Mix Asphalt Drum Plant.” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, Vol. 29, Issue 5, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0001829
  • Hossain, M. I., Faisal, H. M., and Tarefder, R. A. (2016). “Determining Effects of Moisture in Mastic Materials using Nanoindentation.” Materials and Structures, Vol. 49, Issue 3, pp. 1079-1092
  • Islam, M. R., Hossain, M. I., and Tarefder, R. A. (2015). “A Study of Asphalt Aging using Indirect Tensile Strength Test.” Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 95, Issue 10, pp. 218-223

Selected Recent Peer Reviewed Conference Proceedings (Asterisk (*) indicates student at Bradley University as a co-author)

  • Hossain, M., Tutumluer, E., Nikita*, and Grimm, C.* (2019). “Use of Cell Phone to Evaluate Low Volume Roads in Illinois.” Transportation Research Circular E-C248, 12th International Conference on Low-Volume Roads, Kalispell, Montana, September 15-18, pp. 549-563
  • Islam, M. R., Hossain, M. I., Hossain, S., Faisal, F., Hasan, M., and Rahman, S. M. (2019). “Potential of RAP as Aggregate Base and Subbase in the Context of Bangladesh.” Proceedings of International Airfield & Highway Pavements Conference 2019, Airfield and Highway Pavements 2019: Testing and Characterization of Pavement Materials, American Society of Civil Engineers Transportation & Development Institute, Chicago, Illinois, July 21-24, pp. 136-143
  • Gopisetti, Leela S. P.*, Hossain, M. I., Miah, S., and Schattler, K. (2018). “Artificial Neural Network Models for Predicting Pavement Roughness of Flexible and Rigid Pavements.” Compendium of 97th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., January 7-11
  • Hossain, M. I., Yadavalli, J. P. S.*, Azam, H. M., and Pan, J. (2017). “A Molecular Dynamics Simulation Approach to Predict Release of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons from Asphalt Concrete Pavements.” Proceedings of International Conference on Highway Pavements & Airfield Technology: Airfield and Highway Pavements 2017, American Society of Civil Engineers Transportation & Development Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 27-30, pp. 70-80
  • Hossain, M. I., Abdelkarim, A.*, Mehta, R.*, Islam, M. R., and Tarefder, R. A. (2017). “Extended Finite Element Modeling of Crack Propagation in Asphalt Concrete Pavements Due to Thermal Fatigue Load.” Proceedings of International Conference on Highway Pavements & Airfield Technology: Airfield and Highway Pavements 2017, American Society of Civil Engineers Transportation & Development Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 27-30, pp. 94-106
  • Hossain, M., Azam, M.*, Mehta, R.*, Shaik, N.*, Islam, M. R., and Tarefder, R. (2016). “Determining and Validating Thermal Strain in Asphalt Concrete.” Procedia Engineering, International Conference on Sustainable Design, Engineering and Construction, Tempe, Arizona, May 18-20, Vol. 145, pp. 1036-1043

External Grants

  • Maintenance of Peoria County’s Pavement Management System for the Peoria County Highway Department, Including IRI Data Measurement with Cell Phone App; Co-PI; Funding Source: Peoria County Highway Department; Grant Amount: $70,500; Duration: 2019-21
  • Small-Cell Installation in Transportation Infrastructure – A Literature Review; PI; Funding Source: Illinois Department of Transportation; Grant Amount: $48,500; Duration: 2019-20
  • Maintenance of Peoria County’s Pavement Management System; Co-PI; Funding Source: Peoria County Highway Department; Grant Amount: $33,400; Duration: 2019-20
  • Nano Modified Sulfur Concrete and Productivity Analysis with Automated 3D Printing on Mars; Co-PI; Funding Agency: Illinois Space Grant Consortium; Grant Amount: $36,000; Duration: 2017-19
  • Methodology for Evaluating of Seal Coat, Gravel, and Dirt Roads; PI; Funding Agency: Federal Highway Administration and Illinois Department of Transportation; Grant Amount: $338,000; Duration: 2016-19
  • Second Strategic Highway Research Program Education Connection; PI; Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Transportation and Federal Highway Administration; Grant Amount: $10,000; Duration: 2015-16
  • Thermodynamics between RAP/RAS and Virgin Aggregates during Asphalt Concrete Production – A Literature Review; PI; Funding Agency: Federal Highway Administration and Illinois Department of Transportation; Grant Amount: $30,000; Duration: 2015

Research Consultant

  • Evaluation of Asphalt Mixtures Resistance to Cement-Treated Base Reflection Cracking in the Laboratory; Collaboration: Transportation Consortium of South-Central States; Duration: 2019-21
  • Enhancing the Performance of Asphalt Mixtures Containing High RAP Content with the Use of Different WMA Technologies; Collaboration: Transportation Consortium of South-Central States; Duration: 2019-21

Service

Adviser

  • Faculty Advisor, Chi Epsilon, Bradley University Student Chapter, 2017-Present

Committee Member

  • Construction Technical Advisory Group Member, Illinois Center for Transportation and Illinois Department of Transportation, 2019-21
  • Technical Committee Member, Long-Term Pavement Performance, American Society of Civil Engineers Transportation and Development Institute, 2019-Present
  • Technical Committee Member, Highway Pavements, American Society of Civil Engineers Transportation and Development Institute, 2016-Present
  • Member, Asphalt Committee, Innovations in Construction, Asphalt and Transportation Conference, 2015-Present
  • Faculty Advisory Board Member, Student Scholarship Expo, 2015-Present
  • Member, Graduate Committee, 2014-Present

Professional Affiliation

  • American Society of Civil Engineers

Licensures and Certifications

Certifications

  • EIT (New Mexico)

Honors and Awards

  • Caterpillar Inc. Faculty Achievement Award for Teaching, 2017
  • The Annual Innovative Research Award, The 57th Illinois Bituminous Conference, Illinois Center for Transportation, 2016
  • Recognition for Excellence in Research, Office of Sponsored Programs, Bradley University, 2015 and 2016
  • National Center for Asphalt Technology Professor Training Course Scholarship, Auburn University, 2014