Michael Elwardany

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Civil & Environmental Engineering
Office Location
Building A, Room A136
(850) 410-6127
Resume / CV

Educational History

Ph.D., Civil Engineering, North Carolina State University, 2017

M.S., Civil Engineering, University of New Hampshire, 2012

B.S., Civil and Environmental Engineering, Alexandria University, 2008

Research Interests

Sustainable and Innovative Pavement Materials

Multiscale Modeling of Viscoelastic Materials

Asphalt Chemical and Rheological Characterization

Fracture and Continuum Damage Mechanics

Pavement Design, Preservation, Rehabilitation, and Management

Nondestructive Evaluation and Noninvasive Characterization

Machine Learning Applications in Pavement Engineering

Infrastructure Resilience and Climate Change Considerations

Awards, Honors, and Memberships

Preparing the Professoriate Fellowship, North Carolina State University, 2016

International Contest on Long-Term Pavement Performance (LTPP) Data Analysis, First Place Award, 2016

McKinney Honorary Scholarship Award, NC Section of the Institute of Transpiration Engineers, 2016

Best Poster Award, Second Place Award, International society of Asphalt Pavements, 2014

Jeffrey Pochily Scholarship, Northeast Transportation Training and Certification Program, 2011

Phi Kappa Phi honor society membership, 2017

Tau Beta Pi honor society membership, 2015


Elwardany, M. D., J.-P. Planche, G. King. (2022). Proposed Changes to Asphalt Binder Specifications to Address Binder Quality-Related Thermally Induced Surface Damage. Transportation Research Record, 03611981211065428.

Mensching, D. J., M.D. Elwardany, V. Veginati. (2022). Evaluating the Sensitivity of Intermediate Temperature Performance Tests to Multiple Loose Mixture Aging Conditions Using the FHWA Accelerated Loading Facility’s RAP/RAS Experiment. Transportation Research Record, 03611981221090237.

Elwardany, M. D., B. N. Hanna, and M. Souliman. (2021). Estimating the Impact of Automated Truck Platoons on Asphalt Pavement's Fatigue Life Using Artificial Neural Networks. International Journal of Pavement Engineering.

Yin, F., R. Moraes, M. Fortunatus, N. Tran, M. D. Elwardany, and J.-P. Planche. (2020). Performance Evaluation and Chemical Characterization of Asphalt Binders and Mixtures Containing Recycled Polyethylene. Final report, Plastics Industry Association.

Elwardany, M. D., J.-P. Planche, G. King. (2020). Universal and Practical Approach to Evaluate Asphalt Binder Resistance to Thermally Induced Surface Damage. Construction & Building Materials, 255, p. 119331.

Adams J., M. D. Elwardany, J.-P. Planche, R. Boysen, and J. Rovani. (2019). Diagnostic Techniques for Various Asphalt Refining and Modification Methods. Energy & Fuels, 33(4), pp. 2680-2698.

Elwardany, M. D., J.-P. Planche, and J. Adams. (2019). Determination of Binder Glass Transition and Crossover Temperatures Using Four-mm Plates on a Dynamic Shear Rheometer: Significance and Applications. Transportation Research Record, 0361198119849571.

Elwardany, M. D., G. King, J.-P. Planche, C. Rodezno, D. Christensen, R. S. Fertig III, K. T. Kuhn, and F. H. Bhuiyan. (2019). Internal Restraint Damage Mechanism for Age-Induced Pavement Surface Distresses: Block Cracking and Raveling. Asphalt Paving Technology: Journal of the Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists, Vol. 88.

Elwardany, M. D., F. Y. Rad, C. Castorena, and Y. R. Kim. (2018). Climate-, Depth-, and Time-Based Laboratory Aging Procedure for Asphalt Mixtures. Asphalt Paving Technology: Journal of the Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists, Vol. 87.

Kim, Y. R., C. Castorena, M. D. Elwardany, F. Y. Rad, S. Underwood, A. Gundla, P. Gudipudi, M. J. Farrar, and R. R. Glaser. (2018). Long-Term Aging of Asphalt Mixtures for Performance Testing and Prediction. Final Report – Report No. 871: National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP), Project No. 09-54. DOI: 10.17226/24959.

Elwardany, M. D., F. Y. Rad, C. Castorena, and Y. R. Kim. (2017). Evaluation of Asphalt Mixture Laboratory Long-Term Aging Methods for Performance Testing and Prediction. Journal of Road Materials and Pavement Design, pp 1-34.

Elwardany, M. D., K. Lee, J. H. Lee, C. Brown, C. Castorena, and Y. R. Kim. (2017). Proposed Performance Prediction Equations and Threshold Triggers for Thin-Overlay Treatment Using LTPP Database. FHWA Report No. FHWA-HRT-17-111, Washington, D.C.