Usman Farooqi

Mr. M. Usman Farooqi (PhD Scholar CUST, Islamabad)

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
QUALIFICATION
PhD Scholar Civil Engineering Capital University of Science and Technology, Islamabad 2017
MSc Civil Engineering University of Engineering & Technology, Taxila 2014
BSc Civil Engineering University of Engineering & Technology, Taxila 2012
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Assistant Professor Capital University of Science and Technology Islamabad Since – 2017
Lecturer Capital University of Science and Technology Islamabad 2015 – 2017
Research Associate University of Engineering & Technology, Taxila 2012 – 2014
Industrial Experience
Deputy Project Manager Frontier Works Organization (FWO) 2014 – 2015
MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES
Registered Engineer Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) Reg. no: Civil/32846
RESEARCH AREAS / INTERESTS

  • Moisture Susceptibility of Loose Coated Asphalt Mixtures
  • Evaluation of the Mechanical Properties of Cold Recycled Asphalt Pavements
  • Performance Evaluation of Crumb Rubber Modified Asphaltic Wearing Coarse
  • Design of Water Supply System Using EPANET
  • JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS
    1. “Contribution of plant fibres in improving the behavior and capacity of reinforced concrete for structural applications” Construction and Building Materials, 182, 2018.
    2. “Analysis of moisture susceptibility of different loose coated asphalt mixtures” Technical Journal UET Taxila, Vol. 20 No. I, 2015 (ISSN: 1813-1786).
    3. “Sensitivity analysis of design variables of flexible pavement design equation in the AASHTO 1993 design guide” Life Science Journal 2013; 10(12s): 878-882 (ISSN: 1097-8135) (Impact factor = 0.165).
    4. “A field study of environment degradation during road construction and its improvement due to sprinkling of water” Life Science Journal 2013; 10(12s): 888-893 (ISSN: 1097-8135) (Impact factor = 0.165).
    5. “Influence of time and temperature on asphalt binders rheological properties” Life Science Journal 2013; 10(12s): 894-898 (ISSN: 1097-8135) (Impact factor = 0.165)
    CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS
    1. Effect of fibre content on compressive strength of wheat straw reinforced concrete for 2nd pavement applications” International Conference on Frontiers of Composite Materials, Melbourne, Australia, 2017.
    2. 5th “Short-term durability of wheat straw reinforced concrete for pavement applications” International Conference on Infrastructure Engineering in Developing Countries, 2017.
    3. 36th “Flexural behavior of wheat straw reinforced concrete for pavement applications” Cement and Concrete Science Conference, Cardiff, UK, 2016.
    4. “Compressive behavior of wheat straw reinforced concrete for pavement ”4th applications” International Conference on Sustainable Construction Materials and Technologies (SCMT4), Las Vegas, USA, 2016. (Won HEC Travel Grant)

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