Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Personnel Profile

M.A. Faruqi, Professor

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Education

B.S., (Summa Cum Laude) Texas A&M University-Kingsville 
M.S., Texas A&M University-Kingsville
M.Eng. E. Mech., The Pennsylvania State University
Ph.D., The University of Arkansas, 2002

Research Area and Interests

Structural Mechanics 
Testing and Evaluation of Structures 
Behavior of Concrete Structures
Analytical Modeling of Concrete Structures
Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering
Application of Composites to Concrete Structures 
Composite Mechanics 
Engineering Education

Licenses Certifications

E.I.T., State of Arkansas, ACI Field Certified Technician

Book

Faruqi, M. A., Structural And Composite Innovations From South Texas, ISBN: 978-1-4276-3915-8, Aardvark Global Publishing, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2009, pp.250.

Selected Publications

Faruqi, M. A., and Nath, S. P., Radio Active Wastes Management, Disposal and Updates, 92nd annual meeting of Texas Academy of Science, Lamar University, Beaumont, TX, March, 1989.

Faruqi, M. A., Recent Works on the Management and Disposal of Nuclear Wastes, 1989 National Convention of Alpha Chi (represented TX A&I Chapter), New Orleans, Louisiana.

Scanlon, A., Faruqi, M. A., Aminmansour, A., and Nanni, A., Direct Impact Testing of Reinforced Concrete Structures, Structures Under Shock and Impact (SUSI), Computational Mechanics Institute,second international conference Portsmouth, 16th-18th June, 1992 United Kingdom. 

Faruqi, M. A., Should Computer Modeling be used in Undergraduate Courses comment accepted at theFACTFILE published by Armfield Inc., United Kingdom (published in Fall 1997 issue). 

Faruqi, M. A., Performance Evaluation of Static and Creep Loading using Fibers in Reinforced andUnreinforced Concrete Structures, Asia-Pacific Specialty Conference on Fiber Reinforced Concretein Singapore, August 1997. 

Faruqi, M. A., Mechanical Properties and Endurance Limit of Fiber Composite Bars, Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, March 1998.

Faruqi, M. A., Behavior of Bridge Barriers under Dynamic Loading, seminar presented to the faculty and graduate students of the Department of Civil Engineering, NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi, Pakistan, August 1998.

Faruqi, M. A., Evaluation of Professional Values and Ethics in Engineering, American Society for Engineering Education, annual conference, Gulf-Southwest Section, New Orleans, La, March 26-27, 1998.

Faruqi, M. A., A Comparison of Fracture Behavior of High Strength Limestone Concrete and Gravel Concrete, American Concrete Institute's National Convention, March 1998 in Houston, Texas.

Faruqi, M. A., and Scanlon, A., Dynamic Testing of Reinforced Concrete using a Pendulum Mass, Texas Section of American Society of Civil Engineers, Spring meeting South Padre Island, Texas, April 15-18, 1998.

Faruqi, M. A., and Scanlon, A., Evaluation of Plastic Truss Models for the Analysis of Concrete Beams,Texas Section of American Society of Civil Engineers, Fall meeting Dallas, Texas, September 9-12, 1998.

Faruqi, M. A., An Evaluation of Cyclic Damage in Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastics, The Texas Journal of Science, October 1998.

Faruqi, M. A., Buckling Capacity of Pressurized Circular Tubular Columns, abstract at the Second International Conference on Thin-Walled Structures, Singapore, Dec 2-4, 1998.

Faruqi, M. A., Transition Between Splitting and Compression: A Study of Concrete Cylinders using Arch Platens Type of Loading, abstract at the American Concrete Institute's national convention, March 1999 in Chicago, Ill.

Faruqi, M. A., Abudiab, M. A., and Sai, J., Professionalism- An Important Standard of Ethics, American Society of Engineering Education, annual conference, Gulf-Southwest section, Dallas, Texas, March 7-9, 1999.

Faruqi, M. A., Pleimann. L. G., Elliott. R., Schemmel, J., and Ozcelik, S., Assessing the Viability of Composite Retrofitting in Severe Environments, Texas Section of American Society of Civil Engineers, spring meeting Longview, Texas, April 14-17, 1999.

Faruqi, M. A., and Naranjo, A., Alkali-Silica Reaction in Prestressed Concrete Trapezoidal Box Beams Fabricated in South Texas, Texas Academy of Science, Texas A & M University-Kingsville, TX, March 9-11, 2000.

Faruqi, M. A., and Trujano, A., Quality Assurance of Interstate Highway 35 (IH-35) in South Texas, Texas Academy of Science, Texas A & M University-Kingsville, TX, March 9-11, 2000.

Faruqi, M. A., Leelani, P., and Chandra, D., Shear Repair of Reinforced Concrete Structures Using Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic Strips, Texas Academy of Science, Texas A & M University-Kingsville, TX, March 9-11, 2000.

Faruqi, M. A., and Chandra, D., A Comparison of Cyclic Behavior of Ordinary and HomopolymerPolypropylene Fibrillated Fiber-Reinforced Concrete, Fourteenth ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference at University of Texas, Austin, TX, May 21-24, 2000.

Faruqi, M. A., Sahibzada, A. R., Flexural Testing of Concrete Beams Reinforced with FRP Grids, abstract atThe Joint Applied Mechanics and Materials Summer Conference sponsored by applied mechanics and materials division of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers June 27-30, 1999, Blacksburg, Va.

Faruqi, M. A., Pleimann, L. G., and Leelani, P., A Mathematical Evaluation of Compressive Behavior of Steel Tubular Structures Filled with Composite Material, Journal of Construction and Building Materials,Volume 14, No.1, 2000.

Ranjeet, A., Selahattin, O., and Faruqi, M. A., Active Vibration Control of Multi Degree of Freedom Structures by the Use of Direct Model Reference Adaptive Control, American Control Journal, Chicago,Illinois, June 2000.

Mclauchlan, R. A., Ranjeet, A., Selhattin, O., and Faruqi, M. A., Active Vibration Control of Multi Degree of Freedom Structures by the Use of Fuzzy Gain Scheduling of a PID Controller, Artificial Neural Networks in Engineering, ASME, New York, November 2000, St. Louis, Missouri.

Faruqi, M.A., and Jao, M., A Scientific Comparison of Centrifugally Fiberglass Reinforced Polymer Pipe and Bar Wrapped Concrete Cylinder Pipe Using Finite Element Analysis, The Texas Journal of Science, November 2002.

Faruqi, M.A., and Sai, J., Prediction Of Compressive Strength By Modified Splitting Tests: A Case Of Concrete Cylinders, The Texas Journal of Science, November 2002.

Agarwala, R., Mclauchlan, R., Ozcelik, S and Faruqi, M.A., Active Vibration Control of A Multi Degree of Freedom Structures under Varying Earthquake and Shear Force, November 10 - 13, 2002, St. Louis, Missouri, Artificial Neural Networks in Engineering, ASME New York.

Jao, M., Chou, H., Faruqi, M.A., and Wong, M., Effect of Slope on Strip Footing Behavior, Third International Conference on Land Slides, Slope Stability and The Safety of Infrastructures, July 11-12, 2002, Singapore.

Jao, M., Swamy, G., Faruqi, M.A., and Wang, M., Behavior of Eccentrically Loaded Strip Footing on Slope,Eleventh International Conference on Computational Methods and Experimental Measurements, May 12-14, 2003, Halkidiki, Greece.

Leelani, P., Benson, F., Faruqi, M. A., Sai, J., and Estrada, H., TAMUK High-Performing Educational Programs Using ABET EC 2000, Texas Society of Professional Engineers meeting at Astor Restaurant, 5533 Leopard Street, Corpus Christi, Texas, October 15, 2002.

Leelani, T., Benson, F., Faruqi, M.A., and Estrada, H., Assessing Civil Engineering Program Criteria 2000,Texas Section-ASCE, Spring 2003 meeting, April 2-5, 2003, Corpus Christi, Texas.

Faruqi, M. A., and Naranjo, A., Chemical Reactions in Prestressed Concrete Trapezoidal Box Beams, Texas Section-ASCE, Spring 2003 meeting, April 2-5, 2003, Corpus Christi, Texas.

Faruqi, M. A., Estrada, H., and Shen, T., Fiber Reinforced Polymer Jacketed Concrete Under UniaxialCompression -- Verification of Simple Design Equations, Journal of Composites, November 2003 
(in review).

Faruqi, M. A., and Wu, C. C., Development of Deflection Equations Using Moment-Curvature Relationships For Reinforced Concrete Beams Strengthened With Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Plates, The Journal of Concrete Research published by Thomas Telford, August 2003.

Agarwala, R., Faruqi, M.A., and Mclauchlan, R., Proportioning Concrete Mixes Using Neural Networks,Artificial Neural Networks in Engineering, November 2-5, 2003, St. Louis, Missouri, ASME, New York.

Agarwala, R., Faruqi, M.A., Mclauchlan, R., and Selhattin. O., Modal Analysis and Active Vibration Control of a Multi-Degree -Of -Freedom Structure, Artificial Neural Networks in Engineering, November 2-5, 2003, St. Louis, Missouri, ASME, New York.

Faruqi, M. A., Estrada, H., and Chandra, D., An Energy Based Comparison of Ordinary and Fiber-Reinforced Concrete, Journal of Concrete Research, October 2003 (in review).

Faruqi, M., Estrada, H., and Chandra, D., Fatigue Behavior of Plain and Fiber-Reinforced Concrete: A Capstone Project at Tamuk, American Society of Engineering Education- Emerging Trends Section, in January 2004 for June 20-23, 2004 conference in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Faruqi, M. A., Estrada, H., and Chandra, D., An Experimental Evaluation of Cyclic Behavior of Ordinary andHomopolymer Fibrillated Fiber-Reinforced Concrete, Advance Materials Processing, May 16-20, 2004, at Long Beach, California.

Estrada, H., Sen, A. M., and Faruqi, M. A., Application of MRI Tomography to Characterization of the Chloride Ion Permeability of Regular and High Performance Concretes, Advance Materials Processing, May 16-20, 2004, at  Long Beach, California.

Faruqi, M. A., and Shen, T., and Estrada, H., Fiber Reinforced Polymer Jacketed Concrete Under Compression -- An Analysis of Design Equations, The 36th International SAMPE Technical Conference, November 15-18, 2004 in Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina.

Faruqi, M. A., and Chandra, D., Methylmethacrylate Adhesive as a Delivery System for the Repairs of Cracks in Smart Concrete, The 36th International SAMPE Technical Conference, November 15-18, 2004 in Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina.

Torres, E., and Faruqi, M. A., Fiber Reinforced Polymer Jacketed Concrete Model, 84th Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board, January 9-13, 2005, Washington, D.C.

Faruqi, M. A., Abudiab, M. A., and Ozcelik, S., Effective Ethics Education, American Society of Engineering Education- Gulf Southwest Section annual conference, March 23-25, 2005, Corpus Christi, TX.

Ozcelik, S., Faruqi, M. A., Alvarez, R., Sosa, J., and Abudiab, M., Design and Comparison of Various Controllers for a Two-TankLiquid -Level- System, American Society of Engineering Education- Gulf Southwest Section Annual Conference, March 23-25, 2005, Corpus Christi, TX.

Faruqi, M. A., and Vargas, C., (in preparation) Diagnostic Load Test of a Post-Tensioned Flat Plate Slab, paper to be submitted to the Journal of Concrete Research, in April/May 2005.

Faruqi, M. A., and Agarwala, R., A Nantechnology and Artificial Intelligence Based Approach in Predicting,Monotoring and Enhancement of Structural Concrete Properties, Artificial Neural Networks inEngineering,November 7-10, 2005, St. Louis, Missouri.

Faruqi, M. A., and Agarwala, R., Artificial Neural Networks Based Prediction of Periodontal Disease Using Non-Intrusively Obtained Data, Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, March 7, 2005 (in review).

Faruqi, M. A., and Agarwala, R., Periodontal Disease Evaluation Using Nanotechnlogy and Artificial Intelligence, Journal of Clinical Periodontology, March 29, 2005 (in review).

Shah, P., and Faruqi, M. A., Applications of Nanotechnology in Structural and Transportation Engineering, poster at the 3rd Annual TAMUS Pathways Student Research Symposium, November 4-5, 2005.

Linares, V., and Faruqi, M. A., Bond Behavior of Glass Fiber Reinforcement in Concrete, 85th Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board, January 22-26, 2006, Washington, D.C.

Faruqi, M. A., and Chiluka, E. E., Modified Shear Equations For The Prediction of Failure Capacities of Doubly Reinforced Concrete Beams Strengthened With Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastics Laminates, Innovative Materials, Long Beach, CA April 30 - May 4, 2006.

Faruqi, M. A., Agarwala, R., and Abudiab, M., Application of Artificial Intelligence to Predict Compressive Strength of Concrete From Mix-Design Parameters: A Structural Engineering Application, Journal of Computing in Colleges, March 29, 2006 (in review).

Faruqi, M. A., Mullick, I., Cholkar. A., and Agarwala, R., Improving Shear Capacity of Reinforced Concrete Members Using Externally Bonded Fiber Reinforced Polymers: A Modified Design Approach, Global Advances in Materials and Process Engineering, Dallas, TX, November 6-9, 2006.

Garcia, E., and Faruqi, M. A., Evaluation of Bond Strength of Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymer Rebars With Different Concrete Mixes, 86th Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board, January 21-25, 2007, Washington, D.C. 

Koesma, Daniel., and Faruqi, M. A., The Effect of High Temperature on Bond Properties of FRP Reinforcing Bars, 86th Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board, January 21-25, 2007, Washington, D.C.

Asad, A., Faruqi, M.A., and Abudiab, M., Improving E-learning Methodology in Mechanics of Materials Course by On-line Learning, American Society of Engineering Education- Gulf Southwest annual conference, March 28-30, 2007, South Padre Island, TX.

Faruqi, M. A., and Shah, P., Analytical Investigation To Improve The Buckling Capacity of Hollow Square Pipe Columns, Texas Journal of Science, 59(2):97-102, May 2007. 

Agarwala, R., and Faruqi, M. A., Development and Implementation of Design Projects for a New Rapid Prototyping Course, abstract at the 2007 American Society of Engineering Education annual conference and exposition, June 24-27-Honolulu, Hawii.

Agarwala, R., and Faruqi, M. A., Development and Implementation of a Thermal and Fluid Systems Course for Industrial Engineering Technology, American Society of Engineering Education annual conference and exposition, June 24-27-Honolulu, Hawii.

Faruqi, M. A., and Shah, P., Determination of Deflection of FRP Reinforced Concrete Slabs Under Blast Loading, 87th Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board, January 13-17, 2008, Washington, D.C.

Faruqi, M. A., and Caylor, J., Fatigue Life Evaluation of Concrete Bridge Deck Slabs Reinforced with Glass FRP Composite Bars, 87th Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board, January 13-17, 2008, Washington, D.C.

Faruqi, M. A., Waseuddin, A., and Abudiab, Mufid., Computational Analysis of Plates With and Without Openings Using NEI.Nastran, paper submitted to The Journal of Computing Sciences, January 25, 2008.

Faruqi, M. A., Patil, S., Asad, A., and Estrada, H., An Improved Shear Correction Model for Calculating Shear Strength of Externally Bonded Fiber Reinforced Polymers, Advances in Composite Materials, Long Beach, CA, May 18-22, 2008.

Faruqi, M. A., and Reddy, R.A., Evaluation of a Practical Mechanical Anchorage System For Strengthening Concrete Structures Using Composite Laminates, abstract at Structural Faults and Repairs, Edinburg, United Kingdom, June 10-11, 2008.

Faruqi, M. A., Sai, J., Estrada, H., and Shah, P., Comparison of Composite Slab Deflections Under Blast Loads Using A Simple Practical Analytical Model and a Procedure involving RISA-3D, Multifunctional Composites, Memphis, TN, September 8-11, 2008.

Faruqi, M. A., Sai, J., and Ghavami, P., Cognitive Aspects of Problem Solving and the Achievement of First-Year College Physics Students, Journal of Physical Review, September 8, 2008.

Faruqi, M. A., Blank, G., and Sai, J., Behavior of Fiber Reinforced Polymer Strengthened Concrete Structures in Fire, 88th Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board, January 11-15, 2009, Washington, D.C.

Faruqi, M.A., Sai, J., Bhadra, S., and Ghavami, P., Evaluation of a Practical Transfer Length Model for Composite Laminates Bonded to Concrete Structures for Strengthening Purposes, Composites-Innovative Materials for Smarter Solutions, March 23-25th, 2009, Paris, France.

Ravoola. P., Sun, D., Faruqi, M. A., Ullman, B., Ullman, G., Trout, N., Use of Truck-Mounted Changeable Message Signs for Highway Construction Work-Zones, Proceedings of American Society of Civil Engineers, April 1-4, 2009 South Padre Island, TX.

Faruqi, M. A., Sai, J., Bhadra, S., and Ghavami, P., An Improved Young's Modulus for Fiber Reinforced Cementitious Composites, Leveraging Composites Technology for a Greener Future, Baltimore, MD, May 18-21, 2009.

Faruqi, M. A., Vassen, S.A., Sai, J., and S. Bhadra., Effect of Long-term Shear Stress on Epoxy at Concrete Surfaces Under Varying Temperatures, Global Material Technology Soaring to New Horizons, Wichita, Kansas October 19-22, 2009.

Faruqi, M. A., C, Gonzalez-Liendo., Estrada, H., and J. Sai., FRP Reinforced Concrete Exposed To Increasing Temperatures: The Role of Viscosity on Bond Strength, Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites for Infrastructure Applications, Focusing on Innovation, Technology Implementation and Sustainability, San Francisco, CA, Nov. 4-6,  2009    

Faruqi, M. A., and Ghavami, P., Simulation Analysis of Passive Solar Structures Using Heat Transfer Equations, Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, March 2009 (in review).

Faruqi, M. A., Estrada, H., Dazhi, S.,Bhadra, and Ghavami, P.,  Improved Creep and Shrinkage Based Deflections of Concrete Members Reinforced With Carbon Fiber Reinforced Bars, Improvement of Materials and Application Characteristics, Paris, France, April 12-14, 2010.

Faruqi, M. A., Estrada, H., Dazhi, S., Sai, J., Bhadra, and Ghavami, P., Structural Engineering: Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials Applications,  Improvement of Materials and Application Characteristics, Paris, France, April 12-14, 2010.

PROPOSALS 

Faruqi, M. A., Scanlon. A., and Nanni, A., Rate of Loading Dependency of Reinforced Concrete, National Science Foundation, Division of Civil and Mechanical Systems Washington, D.C., March 1991.

Faruqi, M. A., Performance Characteristics of Cast-In-Place Barriers Using Fiber Composite Bars, Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Little Rock, Arkansas, August 1994.

Faruqi, M. A., Flexural Fatigue Behavior of Fiber Reinforced Plastic Concrete, Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Little Rock, Arkansas, August 1994.

Faruqi, M. A., Confinement of Concrete Columns Using Advanced Composite Materials: An Experimental and Analytical AnalysisEngineering Foundation New York, division of exploratory research, November 1997.

Faruqi, M. A., Behavior Characteristics of Structures Using Fiber Reinforced Polymers CompositesAir Force Office of Scientific Research, Arlington Virginia, December 1999.

Faruqi, M. A., Interaction between Shallow Foundations and Concrete Box CulvertsCivil Engineering Research Foundation, Washington, D.C., August 2001. 

Faruqi, M. A., Computer and Data Acquisition Equipment for Senior and Graduate Courses in Civil EngineeringOffice of Naval Research, Arlington, Virginia, February 2001 .

Faruqi, M. A., Characteristics of Compost: Moisture Holding and Water Quality ImprovementsTexas Department of Transportation, Austin, TX, March 2001.

Faruqi, M. A., A Possible Use of Fiber Reinforced Polymer for Underground StructuresAdvanced Technology Program of Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Austin, TX, August 2001. This proposal was written in collaboration with Lamar University, Beaumont, TX.

Faruqi, M. A. , Strengthening of Local and National Bridge, Using Fiber Reinforced Polymer Technology, Summer Research Institute Program/ University Research Councilof Texas A&M University -Kingsville, March 2002.

Faruqi, M. A., Advancing Technologically Innovative Methods Using Fiber Reinforced Polymer Technology For Repairs of Concrete Buildings in South Texas, HB1839 In The 77th Texas Legislative Session(Excellence in Research 2004), January 2004.

Faruqi, M. A., and Estrada, H., A Study and Solutions of Composites Durability Issues in South Texas,HB1839 In The 77th Texas Legislative Session (Excellence in Research 2004), January 2004.

Faruqi, M. A., and Estrada, H., Life Prediction of Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites for Army Infrastructure ApplicationsDepartment of Defense, Durham, NC, July 2004.

Faruqi, M. A., and Estrada, H., Universal Testing Frame and Instrumentation Equipment for Teaching and Research in Engineering At Texas A & M University-Kingsville, Department of Defense, Durham, NC, July 2004.

You, Faruqi, Estrada., and Ren., Models for Predicting Reflection Cracking of Hot-Mix Asphalt Overlays,National Cooperative Highway Research Program, Transportation Research Board, National Academyof Sciences, September 2004.

You, Estrada, and Faruqi., et. al., Texas Pavement Preservation Center on the Campus of Texas A & M University-Kingsville, Texas Department of Transportation, September 2004.

Faruqi, M. A., Torres, E., FRP Jacketed Concrete, Eisenhower Structures Research Program, United States Department of Transportation, November 2004.

Faruqi, M. A., and Linares, Victor., Bond Behavior of Glass Fiber Reinforcement in ConcreteEisenhower Structures Research Program, United States Department of Transportation, April 2005.

Evaluated a project entitled: Performance Assessment of Glass Fiber Reinforced Plastic System of Al-WataniFactory, Kuwait Foundation For The Advancement of Sciences, September 2005.

Faruqi, M. A., Quality Enhancement Plan 2005-2006 (Statics Course), Texas A & M University-Kingsville, September 2005.

Faruqi, M. A., Student Engagement Fund, Texas A & M University-Kingsville, September 2005. 

Faruqi, M. A., Development of an Infrared Thermography Technique for Detecting Defects in Composite Structural Systems for U.S. Homeland Security Purposes, HB1839 In The 77th Texas Legislative Session (University Research Council), November 2005. 

Faruqi, M. A., 2006 Future Civil Engineers Lecture Series For High School Students, Coastal Bend Community Foundation, July 2006.

Aguiniga, F., Faruqi, M. A., and Sai, J., Development of Methods to Reduce Hurricane Vulnerability of Coastal BridgesNational Science Foundation, October 2006.

Faruqi, M. A., and Garcia., Evaluation of Bond Strength of Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymer Rebars With Different Concrete MixesEisenhower Structures Research Program, United States Department of Transportation, April 2006.

Faruqi, M. A., and Koesma, Daniel., The Effect of High Temperature on Bond Properties of FRP Reinforcing BarsEisenhower Structures Research Program, United States Department of Transportation, April 2006.

Faruqi, M. A., and Shah, P., Determination of Deflection of FRP Reinforced Concrete Slabs Under Blast LoadingEisenhower Structures Research Program, United States Department of Transportation, April 2007.

Faruqi, M. A., and Caylor, J., Fatigue Life Evaluation of Concrete Bridge Deck Slabs Reinforced with Glass FRP Composite BarsEisenhower Structures Research Program, United States Department of Transportation, April 2007.

Aguiniga, F., Glusing, J., Sai, J., and Faruqi, M.A.,  Kleberg Park Development, Texas Parks & Wildlife Dept.Kleberg County Parks & Recreation Dept., May 2007.

Faruqi, M. A., Blank, G., and Sai, J., Behavior of Fiber Reinforced Polymer Strengthened Concrete Structures in Fire, Eisenhower Structures Research Program, United States Department of Transportation, April 2008.

Sun, D., and Faruqi, M. A., Assessment of Need and Feasibility of Truck-Mounted Changeable Message Signs for Unscheduled Operations, Texas Department of Transportation, May 2008.

Sun, D., and Faruqi, M. A., Kockelman,  K., and Waller, T., Developing Warrants for Active Devices at Low Volume Highway Rail Grade Crossings, Texas Department of Transportation, March 2010.

Caeiro, J., Faruqi, M. A., and Wang, G., Simulation and Experimental Investigation of an Innovative Combined Thermo-Mechanical Refrigeration System, United States Department of Energy, March 2010.

Sun, D., Faruqi, M.A., and Yilmaz, M., Solar Power Based Sustainable Intelligent Intersection Safety System, Frank H Dotterwich, College of Engineering,  seed money for Federal Highway Administration, April 2010.

AWARDS AND PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Summa Cum Laude Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering.

Named to Who's Who in Polymers and Plastics in 1999.

Certificate of achievement presented by Institute for Mechanics and Materials of the University of California at San Diego, Summer 1997.

Certificate of contribution to the advancement of higher education awarded by the special programs section of the Texas A & M University-Kingsville for the third annual Ronald E. Mcnair mentor program (July 1998). Reginald Delgado was the guided student.

Certificate of achievement awarded by National Center of Asphalt Technology (NCAT).

Chaired two sessions at the 1998 annual meeting (March 1998) of American Society of Engineering Education in New Orleans, Gulf Southwest Section (ASEE/GSW) namely: 1) Ethics and Professional Issues, and 2) Laboratory Issues.

Center for Cold-Framed Steel Structures at The University of Missouri-Rolla awarded funding to give a workshop on thin-walled structures in Singapore on December 5, 1998.This was in conjunction with 2ndInternational Conference on Thin-Walled Structures in Singapore, 2-4 December 1998.

Partial Fellowship was awarded by Engineering Foundation in New York to attend Advances in Cement and Concrete Conference held in Banff, Canada on July5-10, 1998.

Invitation to present a paper at the Sixth Anual International Conference on Composites Engineering, ICCE/6, June 27-July3, 1999 at Orlando, Florida.

Invitation to present a paper at the Seventh International Conference on Composites Engineering,ICCE/7, July 2- July 8, 2000 at Orlando, Florida.

Invitation by American Institute of Steel Construction, INC. to attended workshop on Latest Development in Teaching Structural Steel-Design and Practice (October 1998) at the Denver Marriott City Center Hotel.

A Civil Engineering senior student won second place out of twenty-entries in a poster entry at the Great International Southwest Region X ASME conference held on March 26, 1999 at Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Inducted into the charter membership by the membership committee of the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers. Charter membership was awarded to honor all the founding members of SEI in year 2000.

Invitation to present a paper at the Eigth International Conference on Composites Engineering, ICCE/8, August 5-11, 2001 in Tenerife Island, Spain.

Invitation to present a paper at the ANNIE 2001. Smart Engineering System Design: Neural Network, Fuzzy Logic, Evolutionary Programming, Complex Systems and Data Conference, November 4-7, 2001 inSt. Louis, Missouri.

Served as the sectional editor for The Texas Academy of Science /Texas Journal of Science (2000-2001). I was the editor for the Material Science section.

Served as a reviewer for The Fifth World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernatics and Informatics (SCI 2001), Orlando, Florida, July 22-25, 2001.

Named to Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges for 1988-1989, 1989-1990 and 1990-1991.

Named to Who's Who Among International Students in American Universities and Colleges in 1989.

National Dean's List.

Inducted to Alpha Chi (Junior-Senior National Scholastic Honor Society).

Member Tau Beta Phi (National Engineering Honor Society).

Dean of the College of Engineering Fellowship at Texas A & M University- Kingsville.

Best International Student Academic Award, Summer 1990.

Department of Civil Engineering Scholarship at Texas A & M University, Spring 1990.

Member, American Society of Civil Engineers (Associate Member).

Member, American Concrete Institute.

Member, American Society of Engineering Education.

Senior Member, Texas Academy of Science.

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