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Faculty Profile

WAHEED UDDIN

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Civil Engineering
PROFESSOR OF CIVIL ENGINEERING AND DIRECTOR OF THE CENTER FOR ADVANCED INFRASTRUCTURE TECHNOLOGY
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203 B CARRIER HALL
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-5363
Joined UM: 11/01/1991

Areas of Expertise

  • CIVIL ENGINEERING
  • CLIMATE MODELING
  • COMPUTATIONAL SIMULATION IN SOIL EROSION
  • DATA SCIENCE
  • ECONOMIC ANALYSIS AND INVESTMENT PLANNING OF PUBLIC WORKS
  • ECONOMICS, ECONOMETRICS OR APPLYING STATISTICS TO ECONOMIC PROBLEMS
  • ENGINEERING, AIRPORT DESIGN
  • ENGINEERING, BRIDGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
  • ENGINEERING, CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT
  • ENGINEERING, GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEM (GIS)
  • ENGINEERING, HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE DESIGN CONSTRUCTION AND MANAGEMENT
  • ENGINEERING, MATERIALS SCIENCE
  • ENGINEERING, PAVEMENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
  • ENGINEERING, TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING AND PLANNING
  • INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS, INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT
  • INFORMATION STORAGE AND RETRIEVAL
  • INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS (ITS)
  • NATURAL HAZARDS: FLOODING
  • NONDESTRUCTIVE EVALUATION OF ROADS AND AIRPORT SURFACES
  • REMOTE SENSING APPLICATIONS IN TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE AND ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT
  • TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING AND PLANNING
  • UNITED NATIONS

Brief Bio

Dr. Waheed Uddin is professor of civil engineering and Director of Center for Advanced Infrastructure Technology (CAIT) at The University of Mississippi. Previously, he has also served as a pavement expert for the United Nations in the United Arab Emirates during 1989-91, and has contributed to airport and highway projects in the US and many other countries. Dr. Uddin received PhD in 1984 in transportation engineering from The University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Uddin has published four textbooks, three book chapter, and over 270 papers and technical reports. He has made over 210 presentations including 80 invited lectures and keynote speeches at national and international meetings, worked, and lectured worldwide in 30 countries. Dr. Uddin has been teaching and conducting research in transportation infrastructure, sustainable built- environment, flood and coastal disaster risk mapping, air quality management, and climate modeling using advanced computational modeling & simulations and airborne and spaceborne remote sensing technologies. Dr. Uddin received the School of Engineering Faculty Service award in 2001 and the inaugural award of the Deep South Section of Institute of Engineers (ITE) for excellence in teaching in 2007. Dr. Uddin was the Founder President of iSMARTi - international Society for Maintenance And Rehabilitation of Transport infrastructure, 2004-2007. He received 2017 iSMARTi International Lifetime Achievement award in Seoul. Dr. Uddin was elected 2014 Life Member of ASCE and inducted in 2014 University of Texas Academy of Distinguished Alumni of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering.

Degrees

BS
CIVIL ENGINEERING
UNIVERSITY OF KARACHI/KARACHI PAKISTAN (1970)
MS
GEOLOGICAL ENGINEERING
ASIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY/KLONG LUANG PATHUMTHANI (1975)
PHD
ENGINEERING SCIENCE
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS-AUSTIN/AUSTIN TEXAS (1984)

Awards

School of Engineering, Faculty Service Award
2001
School of Engineering, Senior Faculty Research Award
2015