Director

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Dr. Amir Golroo

Faculty Member, Department of civil engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology
Adress: Faculty of Civil Eng., 424, Hafez Ave., Tehran, Iran, 15914
Phone: ++98-21- 64543010
Email :agolroo@aut.ac.ir

 About Dr. Amir Golroo

Research Interests

  •  Development and evaluation of infrastructure management system components: Road network
    segmentation, Pavement condition data collection: distress data/sensor data, Pavement condition
    index selection/development, Pavement condition index calculation, Pavement performance
    modeling, and Life cycle cost analysis
  • Sustainable pavement engineering and management: Usage of permeable pavement in light duty
    applications, Recycled aggregate usage in pavement e.g., shingles in the asphalt pavement,
    Perpetual pavement
  • Life cycle economic analysis as a tool for asset management and evaluating materials: Pavement
    performance modeling, Pavement condition trigger level, Vehicle operation cost analysis,
    Maintenance action cost analysis, Pavement condition improvement modes related to different
    maintenance actions, Pavement condition deterioration rate
  • Advanced techniques in project management: Uncertainty and risk, Disaster management, Monte
    Carlo simulation for project risk assessment, Quantitative risk analysis techniques, Decision
    analysis, Multiple criteria decision analysis, Discrete event simulation, Project scheduling
  • Soft-computing methods in asset management: Computer aided analysis and programming,
    Design and validating different performance models; Artificial Intelligence model, Fuzzy logic
    systems in data collection; Advanced optimization techniques using Genetic Algorithm, Simulation
    techniques in performance modeling

Publications

Journal Articles

  1. Golroo, A., Tighe, S., Pervious Concrete Pavement Performance Modeling Using the Bayesian
    Statistical Technique. Journal of Transportation Engineering, xxx(xx): xxx-xxx, 2011.
  2. Golroo, A., Tighe, S., Development of Pervious Concrete Pavement Performance Models Using
    Expert Opinions. Journal of Transportation Engineering, xxx(xx): xxx-xxx, 2011
  3. Golroo, A., Tighe, S., Development of a Panel Rating Protocol and Condition Evaluation Model
    for Pervious Concrete Pavement. Journal of Transportation Engineering, xxx(xx): xxx-xxx, 2011.
  4. Golroo, A., Tighe, S., Alternative modeling framework for pervious concrete pavement condition
    analysis. Journal of Construction and Building Materials, 25 (2011) 4043-405
  5. Golroo, A., Tighe, S., Developing an overall combined condition index for pervious concrete
    pavements using a specific panel rating method, Transportation Research Record, (2153), pp. 40-48,
    2010.
  6.  Shariat, A., Golroo, A., A Risk Analysis Method for Investment Prioritization in Vulnerable
    Transportation Networks. Journal of School of Engineering. Vol 21, No 1 (1389), 111-123, 2010.
  7. Golroo, A., Tighe, S., A Fuzzy Set Approach to Condition Assessment of Novel Sustainable
    Pavements in the Canadian Climate. Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 36: 1–10, 2009.
  8. Golroo, A., Tighe, S., Use of Soft Computing Applications to Model Pervious Concrete Pavement
    Structure in Cold Climates. Journal of Transportation Engineering, 135(11): 791-800, 2009.
  9. Golroo, A., Shariat, A., Mesbah M. Developing an Optimised Resource Allocation Framework in
    a Transport Network Based on Reliability, Journal of Road and Transport Research, 18(3): 32-41,
    2009.
  10. Golroo, A., Shariat, A., Upgrading of Degradable Transportation Network by Investment
    Prioritization in Resource Allocation. Journal of Applied Sciences, 8(13): 2404-2411, 2008.

Conference Papers & Presentations

  1.  Golroo, A., Tighe, S., Pervious Concrete Pavement Condition Rating Using Fuzzy Sets, TRB 91th
    Annual meeting, 2012, Paper 12-3435.
  2. Golroo, A., Tighe, S., Empirical Models for Prediction of Pervious Concrete Pavement
    Performance Deterioration, TRB 90th Annual meeting, 2011, Paper 11-4168.
  3. Golroo, A., Tighe, S., Developing an overall combined condition index for pervious concrete
    pavements using a specific panel rating, TRB 89th Annual meeting CD-ROM, 2010, Paper 10-2813.
  4. Golroo, A., Shariat, A., Mesbah M. Reliability Based Investment Prioritization in Transportation
    Networks, TRB 89th Annual meeting CD-ROM, 2010, Paper 10-1858.
  5. Golroo, A., Tighe S. Use of Soft Computing Applications to Model Pervious Concrete Pavement
    Structure in Cold Climates. Canadian Transportation Research Forum, 44th Annual Conference,
    Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, May 24-27, 2009.
  6. Golroo, A., Tighe, S., Maintenance Prioritization of Sustainable Pavements Incorporating Fuzzy
    Set, 8th International Congress on Civil Engineering, May 11-13, 2009, Shiraz University, Shiraz,
    Iran.
  7. Golroo, A., Tighe, S., A Methodology for Developing a Performance Model for Pervious
    Concrete Pavement Structures. TRB 88th Annual meeting CD-ROM, 2009, Paper 09-0330.(Conference Presentation)
  8. Golroo, A., Tighe, S., Methodology for Incorporating Green Assets in Pavement Management: A
    Case Study Example. TRB 87th Annual meeting CD-ROM, 2008. (Conference Presentation)
  9. Golroo, A., Tighe, S., Predicting Pervious Concrete Pavement Performance for Usage in Cold
    Climates. 9th International Conference on Concrete Pavements, ISCP Student Poster Competition,
    CD-ROM, San Francisco, USA, August 17-21, 2008.
  10. Golroo, A., Kermanshahi, S., Daryaee, D., Impact Study of Different Speed Control Humps on
    Improving Reliability Index in Urban Transport Network. Tehran Traffic & Transportation
    Organization Conference, March, 2006, Tehran, Iran.
  11.  Daryaee, D., Kermanshahi, S., Golroo, A., Sensitivity Analysis of Permitted Left Turn Delay
    Model in HCM. Tehran Traffic & Transportation Organization Conference, March 2006, Tehran,
    Iran.
  12.  Shariat, A., Golroo, A., Evaluation of Various Decision Making Methods under Stochastic
    Situation for Investing in the Vulnerable Transport Network. 2nd National Civil Engineering
    Conference, Iran University of Science & Technology, 2005, Iran. (Conference Presentation)
  13.  Shariat, A., Golroo, A., Reliability Analysis of urban Transportation network by @risk. The Tenth
    International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing,
    Stirling, Scotland, 2005, No.0123456789.
  14. Shariat, A., Hosseini, M., Golroo, A., Prioritizing the Retrofit of Vulnerable Components of
    Urban Transportation System Based on the Optimized Rescue and Relief Travels. 13th World
    Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Canada, 2004, No.2380. (Conference Participation)

    Books 

  • Golroo, A., Pervious Concrete Pavement: Performance in Cold Climates, LAP Lambert Academic
    Publishing (ISBN: 978-3-8383-6396-7), 2010.