Amir Behravan, Ph.D., P.E.

Research Scientist

Research Interests:

  • Concrete materials, green materials, waste materials
  • Supplementary cementitious materials
  • Concrete durability
  • Fiber reinforced concrete
  • Non-destructive testing
  • X-ray imaging
  • Materials characterization


  • Ph.D. Civil Engineering (Materials), Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma, USA  2020
  • M.Sc. Civil Engineering (Hydraulic Structures), Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran 2012
  • B.Sc., Civil Engineering, Islamic Azad University- Khomeinishahr Branch, Isfahan, Iran 2009


  • Registered Professional Engineer, Commonwealth of Virginia


  • American Concrete Institute (ACI)
  • The Masonry Society (TMS)
  • Iran Construction Engineering Organization (IRCEO)
  • Iranian Concrete Institute, member
  • Young Researchers and Elite Club
  • TRB Committee AKB40 Standing Committee on Testing and Evaluation of Transportation Structures, Member
  • TRB Committee AKM50 Standing Committee on Advanced Concrete Materials and Characterization, Member
  • TRB Committee AKM70 Standing Committee on Durability of Concrete, Member
  • ACI Committee 228, Nondestructive Testing, Member
  • ACI Committee 201, Durability, Member


  • VTRC Horizon Award, 2023
  • Outstanding Ph.D. Student of the Year, Oklahoma State University, 2019
  • Havner Scholarship, Oklahoma State University, 2018 & 2019
  • Awarded by the Dean of Civil Engineering Department for the voluntary performance in “9th International Conference on Civil and Environmental Engineering”, 2012
  • Ranked 1st among more than 270 class of 2009 students in the Civil Engineering Department, 2009
  • Distinguished student among more than 270 civil engineering undergraduate students, 2007 & 2008
  • Member of the third prize team in spaghetti truss structures national competition among more than 200 teams, 2008
  • Member of the first prize team in spaghetti truss structures university competition among 50 teams, 2007

Current Projects


Amir Behravan, Ph.D., P.E.

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Last updated: May 7, 2024

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