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David W. Mokarem

Research Associate
David Wayne Mokarem, Research Associate, Civil & Environmental Engineering
105 Plantation Road

Program Area : Structural Engineering and Materials

Areas of Interest

Concrete Materials, Composite Steel Floor Deck Slabs, Structural Testing Methods

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Civil and Environmental Engineering, May 2002
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia
  • Master of Science, Civil and Environmental Engineering, May 1999
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia
  • Bachelor of Science, Civil and Environmental Engineering, May 1996
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Management, May 1987
    East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee
  • 2009-Present Research Associate, Virginia Tech
    -Responsibilities in Laboratory Accreditation for the Structures and Materials Laboratory for the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • David W. Mokarem, Khaled A. Galal, Michael M. Sprinkel, Performance Evaluation of Bonded Concrete Pavement Overlays After Eleven Years, 87th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, January 2008
  • Design and Construction Group 2007 Practice-Ready Paper Award
  • CEE 3684 : CEE Materials
  • CEE 4614 : Advanced Structural Concretes
  • 2002-2009 Research Scientist, Virginia Transportation Research Council
    -Concrete materials testing and research.
    -Asphalt materials testing and research.
    -Pavements.
    -Bridges.
    -Technical assistance.
    -Taught graduate level Concrete Materials course at the University of Virginia
  • Mokarem, D. W., Galal, K. A., Sprinkel, M. M., Performance Evaluation of Bonded Concrete Overlays After 11 Years, Transportation Research Board, Transportation Research Record 2005, 2007, pp 3-10.
  • Mokarem, D. W., Weyers, R. E., Sprinkel, M. M., Shrinkage of Virginia Transportation Concrete Mixtures, American Concrete Institute SP-227, Shrinkage and Creep of Concrete, 2005, pp 217-238.
  • Mokarem, D. W., Weyers, R. E., Lane, D. S., Development of a Shrinkage Performance Specification and Prediction Model Analysis for Supplemental Cementitious Material Concrete Mixtures, Cement and Concrete Research 35 (2005), pp 918-925.
  • Mokarem, D. W., Weyers, R. E., Lane, D. S., Development of Performance Specifications for Shrinkage of Portland Cement Concrete, Transportation Research Board, Transportation Research Record 1834, 2003, pp 40-47.