Mohammadreza Mirzahosseini

Visiting Assistant Professor

Purdue University
Lyles School of Civil Engineering
550 Stadium Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051

Office: HAMP 4127
Phone: (765) 496-0157


Ph.D., Kansas State University, 2014
M.S., Iran University of Science and Technology, 2009
B.S., Iran University of Science and Technology, 2006

Research Interests

  • Innovative/Sustainable/Smart Construction Materials, such as self-sensed materials and seal-healing materials
  • Innovative/Sustainable/Smart Construction/Monitoring Methods, such XR- and DT-based monitoring of the pavement performance
  • Asphalt materials and pavement
  • Concrete materials and pavement
  • Pavement Management Systems
  • Pavement Preservation and Maintenance

Selected Research Projects

  • Performance Acceptance and Performance Monitoring of Pavement Using Falling Weight Deflectormer (FWD) and International Roughness Index (IRI) - Phase II, SPR-3902, Jun. 2023 - present (Serving as Co-PI)
  • Stone Matrix Asphalt (SMA) Overlay Performance Evaluation, SPR-4728, Jan. 23 - present. (Serving as Co-PI)
  • Performance Related Specification for Pavement Milling, SPR-4332, Jan. 19 - present. (Serving as Project Manager)
  • Remaining Service Life Prediction of Indiana Pavements Using Mechanistic, SPR-4443, Feb. 20 - present. (Serving as Project Manager)
  • Complete list of research projects available here

Teaching Activity
CE 563 - Airport Design
CE 297 - Statics

Honors & Awards

  • 2014, Outstanding Reviewer of ASCE, Journal of Bridge Engineering
  • 2013, Outstanding Ph.D. Student of the Year, Department of Civil Engineering at KSU
  • 2013, Top Presenter award, KSU Graduate Poster Session: Research and the State
  • 2013, The Best Graduate Poster award, KSU Open House Day
  • 2005, Outstanding Bachelor Student award, IUST, Tehran, Iran

Selected Publications

  • M. Mirzahosseini, J. Jeon, J. Lee., J. Olek, and T. E. Nantung, "Predicting Fatigue Service Life Reductions (FSLR) of Asphalt Pavements Due to Deficiency in Design-Level Values of Effective Binder Content (∆Vbe)", Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol. 49, No. 8, pp. 1340-1350, August 2022.
  • M. Mirzahosseini, J. Lee., J. Olek, J. Jeon, and T. E. Nantung, "Analysis of the Effects of Deficiencies of Voids in Mineral Aggregate on Pavement Fatigue Performance using AASHTOWare Pavement ME Design and FlexPAVE", Materials Performance and Characterization, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 700-717, September 2021.
  • M. Mirzahosseini, P. Jiao, K. Barri., K.A. Riding, and A. Alavi, "New machine learning prediction models for compressive strength of concrete modified with glass cullet", Engineering Computations, Vol. 36, No. 3, pp. 876-898, April 2019.
  • E. J. Gardoczi, K. A. Riding, and M.R. Mirzahosseini, "Particle Shape Effects on Particle Size Measurement for Crushed Waste Glass" Elsevier - Advanced Powder Technology, Vol. 28(2), pp. 648-657, February 2017.
  • Complete list of publications available here