David Ross Boyd Professor and Aaron Alexander Professor of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science
Alumni Chair Professor of Petroleum and Geological Engineering
Director, Southern Plains Transportation Center
Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology

School of Civil Engineering
University of Oklahoma
202 W. Boyd St., Room 213
Norman, OK 73019
Phone: 405-401-3096
Email: zaman@ou.edu
Curriculum vitae (PDF)

Dr. Musharraf Zaman joined the University of Oklahoma Civil Engineering and Environmental Science faculty in 1982, after completing his Ph.D. from the University of Arizona, Tucson. He was promoted to full professor in 1993, and was named the Aaron Alexander Professor in 2003. He served as the associate dean for research and graduate education, OU College of Engineering since from July 2005 to December 2013. He has been a professor of Petroleum and Geological Engineering since 2010.

He is a prolific teacher and a highly accomplished researcher. During his tenure at OU, he has received a number of prestigious national-level teaching awards from the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE). He also received the lifelong title of David Ross Boyd Professorship, the highest teaching award given by the University of Oklahoma. During his tenure at OU, he has received over $22.5 Million in external research funding from various state and federal agencies and industry. He has published over 390 archival papers. Several of his papers have won prestigious awards from national level societies and organizations. He is a fellow of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Geomechanics (IJOG), ASCE. Since October 2013, he has been serving as the director of the Southern Plains Transportation Center (see http://www.sptc.org for details).

Area of Specialization: Geotechnical Engineering, Geomechanics, Pavement Materials and Systems

Professional Registration: Registered Professional Engineer (Oklahoma #16199)

Patent: “Method and Apparatus for Predicting Density of Asphalt” (U.S. Patent #7,669,458; March 2, 2010)