Elham Hajialiakbari Fini

TitleAssociate Professor

DepartmentCivil, Architectural, Agricultural and Environmental Engineering




OfficeMcNair Hall
Room: 434

1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Elham Hajialiakbari Fini


Ph D: Civil Engineering, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2008

Other: Civil Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, 2003

Other: Civil Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology, 2001

Research Interests

Sustainable Construction Materials, Adhesion Mechanisms and Interface Characterization, Rheology, Constitutive Modeling, Atomistic and Multi scale Modeling Especially for Construction Adhesives, Infrastructure Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation, Asphalt and Modified Binder Rheology, Advanced Material Characterization, Full-scale Accelerated Testing, Pavement Preservation, Pavement Fracture

Recent Publications

Hajialiakbari Fini, Elham  (2017).  Compositional mapping of bitumen using local electrostatic force interactions in atomic force microscopy.  ((2),  265 ,  pp. 196-206).  Journal of microscopy .

Hajialiakbari Fini, Elham  (2017).  Effects of water exposure on bitumen surface microstructure.  (135,  pp. 682-688).  Construction and Building Materials .

Hajialiakbari Fini, Elham  (2017).  Multi-Scale Investigation of a Bio-Residue as a Novel Intercalant for Sodium Montmorillonite.   The Journal of Physical Chemistry C.

Hajialiakbari Fini, Elham  (2017).  Source dependency of rheological and surface characteristics of bio-modified asphalts.  (2,  18 ,  pp. 408-424).  Road Materials and Pavement Design .