Bio of Musharraf Zaman

Prof. Musharraf Zaman, Ph.D., P.E., Fellow ASCE

Professor, University of Oklahoma, Norman

Address: 202 W. Boyd Street, Room 334, Norman, Oklahoma 73019, U.S.A.

Phone: +1 (405) 401-3096


Dr. Zaman is the Aaren Alexander Professor of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science and Alumni Chair Professor of Petroleum and Geological Engineering at the University of Oklahoma. (OU). He has been serving as the Director of the Southern Plains Transportation Center (SPTC) – a consortium of eight universities in U.S. DOT Region 6 – for more than three years. He serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE and as the Executive Vice President of the International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics (IACMAG). He served as the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs in OU College of Engineering for more than eight years.

Dr. Zaman has more than 35 years of experience in the areas of pavement materials and systems, geotechnical engineering, and geomechanics. During his tenure at OU, he has received more than $30 Million in external funding, developed two new laboratories (Broce Asphalt Laboratory and Asphalt Binders Laboratory), and published 172 journal and 224 peer reviewed conference proceedings papers and 12 book chapters.  His projects have been funded by NSF, Federal Highway Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, Oklahoma Department of Transportation, and the private sector. His work on intelligent compaction, along with co-workers, has been funded heavily by the private sector and received patents. He has supervised more than 80 master theses and doctoral dissertations to completion. His research papers have own international-level awards from IACMAG and Indian Geotechnical Society.