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Advances in Pavement Design, Analysis and Construction

Aug 6 - Aug 29

| $1400 – $1700

Overview

This on-line training course is designed to provide a comprehensive knowledge of the basic concepts and recent advances related to pavement design, analysis and construction. Participants will be guided through various interactive course modules to develop skills and knowledge to employ standard guidelines and specifications related to both flexible and rigid pavements. Throughout this course, the sustainability considerations for design and construction of pavements will be discussed. Innovations and advances in pavement engineering with regards to design, analysis and construction, will also be addressed through dedicated modules for each topic.

Why Online?

  • Earn 16 IRF Professional Development Hours
  • Expert training by professionals for Professionals: access IRF’s unique curriculum and lectures developed by world-class specialists
  • Accelerated learning processes: get up to speed and gain new insights in less time and with no travel constraints
  • Full access to learning materials and session recordings
  • Small classrooms & scheduled One-on-One sessions with instructors
  • Self-paced options available
  • Interactive group projects and case studies
  • Receive IRF Certification

Format

The Lectures will be taught over a four-week period with live 2-hour online sessions held on Tuesdays and Thursdays of each week. Upon completion of the training program, the IRF will administer an online knowledge test. IRF will work with each individual participant to ensure they pass the examination.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the basic concepts of different pavement structures
  • Become familiar with local standards and specifications regarding the design and construction of pavements
  • Understand the basic concepts of pavement structures and their functional properties
  • Understand the process for design of pavement system using both empirical and mechanistic approaches
  • Become familiar with different materials used in the pavement structures and their fundamental properties
  • Learn about the advances and innovations in pavement construction

Target Audience

  • Road Authorities & Operators
  • Road Design Consultants
  • Road Contractors
  • Maintenance Personnel
  • Pavement design engineers
  • Geotechnical engineers
  • Materials engineers

Agenda

The Lectures will be taught over a four-week period with live 2-hour online sessions held on Tuesdays and Thursdays of each week. Upon completion of the training program, the IRF will administer an online knowledge test. IRF will work with each individual participant to ensure they pass the examination.

Tuesdays & Thursdays (12:00 PM – 2:00 PM US EST)

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Instructor

LEAD INSTRUCTOR

Mehran Mazari, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, California State University Los Angeles

Dr. Mehran Mazari is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at Cal State LA, specializing in Transportation Infrastructure, Materials and Applied Data Science, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML). He is the faculty director of Sikand Center for Sustainable and Intelligent Infrastructures (SITI-Center) and founder of Sustainable Infrastructure Materials Research Lab (SIM-Lab) at Cal State LA. His research interests include sustainable and resilient transportation infrastructure, transportation infrastructure materials, and non-destructive evaluation of transportation infrastructure. He is member of technical committees at the Transportation Research Board of National Academies of Science and Engineering and co-chair of the LTPP subcommittee of the Highway Pavement Committee of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Dr. Mazari has published more than 60 peer-reviewed journal and conference papers. He has been actively involved in several national and state research projects, including the National Highway Cooperative Research Program (NCHRP) and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), among others.

Computer Requirements

Operating System

Windows 7 – Windows 11; MacOS 10.9 Mavericks – MacOS 14.5 Sonoma; Linux, Google Chrome OS, Android 5 (Lollipop) – Android 15; iOS 10 – iOS 17; Windows Phone RT 8+

Web browser
Google Chrome (most recent 2 versions)
Mozilla Firefox (most recent 2 versions)
Internet Explorer v11 (with Adobe Flash if running Windows 7)
Apple Safari (most recent 2 versions)
Microsoft Edge (most recent 2 versions)

Internet connection
1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended)

Hardware
2GB of RAM (minimum), 4GB or more of RAM (recommended)
Microphone and speakers (USB headset recommended)

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