LSU CEE’s Mohammad Named ASCE Fellow
March 19, 2019
BATON ROUGE, LA – LSU Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Louay Mohammad was recently made a Fellow by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Board of Direction.
ASCE members elected to Fellow status have made “celebrated contributions and developed creative solutions that have enhanced lives.” Only 3 percent of ASCE members hold the honor of Fellow.
Mohammad earned his bachelor’s, master’s, and PhD in civil engineering from LSU in 1980, 1982, and 1989, respectively. He is the director of the Engineering Materials Characterization and Research Facility at the Louisiana Transportation Center and is the Transportation Faculty Group Coordinator at LSU. Mohammad also teaches and conducts research in the areas of highway construction materials, pavement engineering, accelerated pavement testing, advanced materials characterization and modeling, and infrastructure sustainability. He is regarded as a national and international leader in fundamental characterization and modeling of highway construction materials and asphalt pavement performance and has more than 30 years of industrial and academic experience.
Since 2014, Mohammad has served as Bituminous and Flexible Pavement Section editor of the ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering. He has authored/coauthored more than 327 publications in pavement engineering, including more than 193 refereed papers, and delivered more than 200 keynote and invited presentations at national and international conferences.
ASCE represents more than 150,000 members of the civil engineering profession in 177 countries. Founded in 1852, ASCE is the nation’s oldest engineering society. It stands at the forefront of a profession that plans, designs, constructs, and operates society’s economic and social engine—the built environment—while protecting and restoring the natural environment.
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