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Professor at Department of Civil Engineering
University of Maryland - College Park
Ph.D
Civil/Structural Engineering
The University of Oklahoma
MS
Civil/Structural Engineering
University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh
BS
Civil Engineering
June 2012
Ongoing
Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering
The University of Texas at Arlington
January 2006
May 2012
Professor and Chairman, Department of Civil Engineering
The University of Texas at Arlington
July 1991
December 2005
President
Pioneer Engineering
August 1984
December 2005
Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering
FAMU-FSU College of Engineering
June 1993
Ongoing
Membership
ACI
May 1984
Ongoing
Membership
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
June 2013
Member
  • Registered professional engineer
  • American society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • American Concrete Institute (ACI)
  • Transportation Research Board (TRB)
  • Past president of the ASCE Tallahassee Branch
  • Chairman of ACI-ASCE Joint Committee on Concrete Bridge Design
  • ABET Program Evaluator
  • Chaired several committees dealing with graduate, curriculum and fundraising activities
  • Active consultant to several government and private entities on infrastructure hazard related issues
Nur Yazdani

Structural Engineering

Concrete/Timber Bridge Design, Evaluation and Rehabilitation

Sustainable Technologies for the Built Environment

Resilient and High Performing Infrastructure Design and Rehabilitation

Intelligent Infrastructure

Infrastructure Protection for Natural and Man-made Hazards

Concrete Properties

Nano Materials for Civil Infrastructure

Coastal Infrastructure and Building Codes

Engineering Education

2013
Chao, S. H.; Cho, J. S.; Karki, N. B.; Sahoo, D. R.; Yazdani, N. FRC Performance Comparison: Uniaxial Direct Tensile Test, Third Point Bending Test and Round Panel Test. ACI Special Publication.
Journal Article
In-press
2013
Tawfiq, K.; Robinson, B.; Yazdani, N. Use of Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete in Anchorage Zone of Post Tensioned Concrete Girders. ACI Special Publication.
Journal Article
In-press
2013
Enam, M.; Mtenga, P.; Tawfiq, K.; Yazdani, N. Fatigue Behavior of SCL T-Beam Bridge Girders. ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities.
Journal Article
In-press
2013
Hron, J. and Yazdani, N., Non-Destructive Strength Assessment of In-Place Wood Utility Poles, ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, vol. 29, No. 2, pp. 121-129, April 2011.
Journal Article
Published
2010
Manzur, T.; Yazdani, N. Strength Enhancement of Cement Mortar with Carbon Nanotubes: Early Results and Potential. Transportation Research Record 2010, 2142, 102-108.
Journal Article
Published
2010
Yazdani, N.; Dowgul, R.; Manzur, T. Deficiency Analysis of Coastal Buildings Towards Storm Damage Reduction. ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities 2010, 24 (2), 128-137.
Journal Article
Published
2010
Yazdani, N.; Filsaime, M.; Islam, S. Effect of Steam Curing on Precast Prestressed Concrete Piles. International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2010, 4 (1), 9-15.
Journal Article
Published
2008
Islam, A. K. M.; Yazdani, N. Hurricane Damage Assessment for Residential Coastal Structures. International Journal of Ecology and Development 2008, 11 (F08).
Journal Article
Published
2008
Yazdani, N.; Filsaime, M.; Islam, S. Accelerated Curing of Silica Fume Concrete. ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering 2008, 20 (8), 521-528.
Journal Article
Published
2008
Islam, A. K. M.; Yazdani, N. Performance of AASHTO Girder Bridges under Blast Loading. Engineering Structures 2008, 30 (7), 1922-1937.
Journal Article
Published
2007
Yazdani, N.; Green, P.; Haroon, S. Wind Missile Impact Capacity of Essential Facilities. Journal of Emergency Management 2007, 5 (2), 27-40.
Journal Article
Published
2006
Yazdani, N.; Green, P.; Haroon, S. Large Wind Missile Impact Performance of Residential and Commercial Facilities. ASCE Journal of Practice Periodical for Structural Design and Construction 2006, 11 (4), 206-217.
Journal Article
Published
2006
Haroon, S.; Yazdani, N.; Dandino, N. Hurricane Mitigation of the Florida House Learning Center. ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities 2006, 20 (2), 185-191.
Journal Article
Published
2006
Yazdani, N.; McKinnie, B.; Haroon, S. Modeling Compressive Strength Development in Florida Concrete. ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering 2006, 18 (6), 868-870.
Journal Article
Published
2006
Mazumdar, A. R.; Kabir, A.; Yazdani, N. Performance of Over-Burnt Bricks as Aggregates in Pavement Works. ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering 2006, 18 (18), 777-785.
Journal Article
Published
2006
Haroon, S.; Yazdani, N.; Tawfiq, K. Post-Tensioned Anchorage Zone Enhancement with Fiber Reinforced Concrete. ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering 2006, 11 (5), 566-572.
Journal Article
Published
June - 2013
Funding Sources
  • Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
  • National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • U. S. department of Transportation (USDOT)
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
  • U. S. Army
  • U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
  • National Ocean & Atmospheric Association (NOAA)
  • Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)
  • Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP)
  • Sea Grant program
Uncategorized
Spring 2015
CE 4347 - REINFORCED CONCRETE DESIGN
Office Hours
DayStartEnd
Monday2:00PM4:00PM
Wednesday2:00PM4:00PM
An analysis, design-synthesis course for concrete structures, emphasizing elastic analysis and ultimate strength design. Topics include strength and serviceability requirements, design of slabs, beams, columns and foundations for strength for flexure, shear, and bearing.
Last Updated on March 16, 2015, 1:44 pm
Fall 2014
CE 5384 - Concrete Bridge Design
Office Hours
DayStartEnd
Monday2:00PM4:00PM
Wednesday2:00PM4:00PM
Analysis and design of concrete bridges for vehicles using American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Load and Resistance Factor Design (AASHTO LRFD) specifications. Covers bridge type selection, preliminary design, bridge design loads, bridge deck design, shear design including strut-and-tie model, AASHTO limit states, torsion design, substructure design, and construction practices, maintenance issues.
Last Updated on August 18, 2014, 3:16 pm
Spring 2014
CE 5307 - Ce 5307-001
Office Hours
DayStartEnd
Monday2:00PM4:00PM
Wednesday2:00PM4:00PM
Covers material grade, properties of wood, design criteria using structural lumber, glue laminated lumber and structural panels. Design of bending and compression members, trusses and shear diaphragms. Building codes, National Design Specifications (NDS) , material specifications, test methods, and recommended practice.
Last Updated on February 12, 2014, 4:25 pm
Spring 2014
CE 4365 - Ce 4365-001
Covers material grade and properties of wood, design criteria using structural lumber, glue laminated lumber and structural panels. Design of bending and compression members, trusses and diaphragms. Building codes, National Design Specification for Wood Construction (NDS) specifications, material specifications, test methods, and recommended practice documents
Last Updated on February 12, 2014, 4:28 pm
Fall 2013
CE 5312 - Ce 5312-001
Office Hours
DayStartEnd
Monday2:00PM4:00PM
Wednesday2:00PM4:00PM
Includes structural design of slender columns, walls, truss model for shear and torsion; structural systems such as continuous beams, two-way slabs and shear friction. Behavior of reinforced concrete structures, with emphasis on ductility and detailing of frames, slabs, and detailing for seismic loads will be covered. Building codes, American Concrete Institute (ACI) specifications, material specifications, test methods, and recommended practice documents. Credit not granted for both CE 4361 and CE 5312.
Last Updated on August 16, 2013, 3:11 pm
Spring 2012
CE 4347 - REINFORCED CONCRETE DESIGN
An analysis, design-synthesis course for concrete structures, emphasizing elastic analysis and ultimate strength design. Topics include strength and serviceability requirements, design of slabs, beams, columns and foundations for strength for flexure, shear, and bearing.
Last Updated on June 3, 2013, 10:57 am
Fall 2011
CE 4361 - ADVANCED REINFORCED CONCRETE DESIGN
Office Hours
DayStartEnd
Monday2:00PM4:00PM
Wednesday2:00PM4:00PM
Includes structural design of slender columns, walls, truss model for shear and torsion; structural systems such as continuous beams, two-way slabs, yield-line theory and shear friction. Behavior of reinforced concrete structures, with emphasis on ductility and detailing of frames, slabs, and detailing for seismic loads will be covered. Building codes, American Concrete Institute (ACI) specifications, material specifications, test methods, and recommended practice documents.
Last Updated on June 3, 2013, 10:57 am
Fall 2011
CE 5312 - ADVANCED CONCRETE DESIGN I
Office Hours
DayStartEnd
Monday2:00PM4:00PM
Wednesday2:00PM4:00PM
Includes structural design of slender columns, walls, truss model for shear and torsion; structural systems such as continuous beams, two-way slabs, yield-line theory and shear friction. Behavior of reinforced concrete structures, with emphasis on ductility and detailing of frames, slabs, and detailing for seismic loads will be covered. Building codes, American Concrete Institute (ACI) specifications, material specifications, test methods, and recommended practice documents.
Last Updated on June 3, 2013, 10:57 am