• Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Qatar
  • Executive Director for Global Initiatives, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station
  • Zachry Professor in Design and Construction Integration II, Civil & Environmental Engineering, College Station
Eyad Masad

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Washington State University — 1998
  • M.S., Washington State University — 1995
  • B.S., University of Jordan — 1993

Research Interests

  • Dr. Eyad Masad’s teaching and research interests include: Constitutive Modeling, Microstructure Analysis of Materials, and Characterization of Infrastructure Materials.

Awards & Honors

  • Dean’s Meritorious Award, Texas A&M at Qatar, April 2011.
  • Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers, December 2010.
  • Halliburton Professorship Award for Scholarly Excellence and Continuing Contributions to the Field of Engineering, Texas A&M University College of Engineering, Texas A&M University, March 2009.
  • The Texas Transportation Institute/Trinity New Researcher Award, January 2006.
  • ConocoPhillips Faculty Fellow for Outstanding Performance and Overall Contributions to the Texas A&M Engineering Program, 2005-2006.
  • Zachry Award for Excellence in Teaching, Department of Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University, June 2004.
  • Outstanding Young Faculty Award, College of Engineering and Architecture, Washington State University, March 2002.
  • Career Award, National Science Foundation, January 2002.
  • W.J. Emmons Award for the Best Paper Published in the Journal of the Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists in the Year 2001.
  • Leon Luck Award for the "Most Effective Professor" Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Washington State University, April 2001.
  • Eisenhower Faculty Fellowship in Transportation Engineering, Federal Highway Administration, September 1999.
  • Eisenhower Graduate Research Fellowship in Transportation Engineering, Federal Highway Administration, September 1997.
  • Outstanding Teaching Assistant, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman, April 1997.
  • Suksdorf Fellowship for Academic Achievements, College of Engineering, Washington State University, January 1997.

Selected Publications

  • Darabi, M., Abu Al-Rub, R., Masad, E., Huang, C.W., and Little, D. (2012). “A Modified Viscoplastic Model to Predict the Permanent Deformation of Asphaltic Materials Under Cyclic Compression Loading at High Temperatures,” International Journal of Plasticity, Vol. 35, pp. 100-134.
  • Caro, S., Masad, E., Sanchez-Silva, M. and Little, D., (2011). “Stochastic Micromechanical Modeling of Asphalt Mixtures Subjected to Moisture Diffusion Processes,” International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, Vol. 35, No. 10, pp. 1079-1097.
  • Koneru, S., Masad, E., and Rajagopal, K. (2008). “Modeling of Asphalt Mix Compaction Using a Thermomechanical Material Model,” Mechanics of Materials, Vol. 40, No. 10, pp. 846-864.
  • Arambula, E., Garboczi, E., Masad, E., and Kassem, E. (2010). “Numerical Analysis of Moisture Vapor in Asphalt Mixtures Using Digital Images,” Materials and Structures, Vol. 43, No. 7. pp. 897-911.