Akhtar Tayebali, PhD, PE


  • 919-515-7611
  • Mann Hall 411


Ph.D. 1990

Civil Engineering

University of California, Berkeley

M.Eng. 1987

Civil Engineering

University of California, Berkeley

M.S. 1985

Civil Engineering

University of Regina-Saskatchewan

B.Tech. 1983

Civil Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology-Powai

Research Description

Dr. Tayebali is interested in pavement materials, pavement design and rehabilitation, performance based mix design and analysis systems for conventional and modified bituminous mixes.


Quantifying moisture damage in asphalt concrete using axisymmetric flexural vibration technique
Rashetnia, R., Kusam, A., Yadav, S., Pour-Ghaz, M., & Tayebali, A. (2022), INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PAVEMENT ENGINEERING, 23(3), 523–535. https://doi.org/10.1080/10298436.2020.1757671
Evaluating Moisture Damage Using Impact Resonance Test
Yadav, S., Kusam, A., & Tayebali, A. A. (2021), JOURNAL OF TESTING AND EVALUATION, 49(6), 4118–4134. https://doi.org/10.1520/JTE20200372
A mechanistic approach to evaluate the potential of the debonding distress in asphalt pavements
Cho, S.-H., Karshenas, A., Tayebali, A. A., Guddati, M. N., & Kim, Y. R. (2017), INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PAVEMENT ENGINEERING, 18(12), 1098–1110. https://doi.org/10.1080/10298436.2016.1149837
Laboratory Evaluation of Workability and Moisture Susceptibility of Warm-Mix Asphalt Mixtures Containing Recycled Asphalt Pavements
Kusam, A., Malladi, H., Tayebali, A. A., & Khosla, N. P. (2017), JOURNAL OF MATERIALS IN CIVIL ENGINEERING, 29(5). https://doi.org/10.1061/(asce)mt.1943-5533.0001825
Laboratory Evaluation of Warm-Mix Asphalt Mixtures for Moisture and Rutting Susceptibility
Malladi, H., Ayyala, D., Tayebali, A. A., & Khosla, N. P. (2015), JOURNAL OF MATERIALS IN CIVIL ENGINEERING, 27(5). https://doi.org/10.1061/(asce)mt.1943-5533.0001121
Evaluation of warm mix asphalt technology for surface mixtures
Ayyala, D., Malladi, H., Khosla, N. P., & Tayebali, A. A. (2014), Asphalt Pavements, vol 1, 701–708. https://doi.org/10.1201/b17219-88
Importance of Normal Confinement to Shear Bond Failure of Interface in Multi layer Asphalt Pavements
Karshenas, A., Cho, S.-H., Tayebali, A. A., Guddati, M. N., & Kim, Y. R. (2014), TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH RECORD, (2456), 170–177. https://doi.org/10.3141/2456-17
Effects of higher percentage of recycled asphalt pavement on pavement performance
Visintine, B., Khosla, N. P., & Tayebali, A. (2013), ROAD MATERIALS AND PAVEMENT DESIGN, 14(2), 432–437. https://doi.org/10.1080/14680629.2013.779310
Gradation effects on the mechanical response of crushed stone aggregate
Cunningham, C. N., Evans, T. M., & Tayebali, A. A. (2013), INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PAVEMENT ENGINEERING, 14(3), 231–241. https://doi.org/10.1080/10298436.2012.690518
Quantifying the Greenhouse Gas Emission Reductions Associated with Recycling Hot Mix Asphalt
Levis, J. W., Barlaz, M. A., Tayebali, A., & Ranjithan, S. R. (2011), Road Materials and Pavement Design, 12(1), 57–77. https://doi.org/10.1080/14680629.2011.9690352

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Use of Moisture-Induced Stress Test (MIST) to Determine Moisture Sensitivity of Asphalt Mixtures
NC Department of Transportation(8/01/16 - 7/31/19)
Effectiveness of TSR Test in Evaluating Moisture Sensitivity of WMA Mixes
NC Department of Transportation(8/16/13 - 6/30/16)
Surface Layer Bond Stresses and Strength
NC Department of Transportation(8/16/12 - 10/15/14)
Impact of WMA Technology on the Use of RAP Mixtures in NC
NC Department of Transportation(8/16/12 - 5/15/15)
An Evaluation of Warm Mix Asphalt Technologies for NCDOT Mixes
NC Department of Transportation(8/16/10 - 6/30/13)
Effect of Gradation on Predicted Performance of Aggregate Base Course
NC Department of Transportation(1/01/08 - 6/30/09)
Effect of Prolonged Heating on the Asphalt-Aggregate Bond Strength of HMA Containing Liquid Antistrip Additives
NC Department of Transportation(7/01/06 - 6/30/08)
Fatigue Characterization of PMI Asphalt Mixtures
Petrochem Marketing, Inc.(9/15/05 - 12/15/05)