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Kamran Amini, Ph.D.

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Location
Skokie, IL

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Focus
  • Concrete + Cement-Based Materials

Biography

Dr. Amini’s background is supported by more than 10 years of experience in concrete industry. He is an expert in the design, analysis, testing, and development of different concretes. He has consulted contractors and engineering firms on the development of specialty concrete mixtures, troubleshooting, and assessment of concrete structures integrity and durability issues. In addition, he is experienced with non-destructive test methods, numerical modelling, and statistical analysis.

Before joining CTLGroup, he worked as a Quality Control Manager for Titan America Read-Mix Company in Daytona Beach, FL. As the leader of the technical support team, Dr. Amini’s tasks included overseeing the technical and management aspects of the quality team, including collaboration with other business units in the company such as sales and operation. He has been an active member of the industry and has authored and co-authored numerous technical publications in indexed journals and has contributed as an expert reviewer for multiple journals focused on concrete materials performance.

Education

Ph.D. in Civil (GeoMaterials) Engineering, Iowa State University, 2018

MSc., Civil (Structural) Engineering, Cleveland State University, 2015

Affiliations

  • American Concrete Institute
  • Transportation Research Board

Featured Publications

K. Amini, K. Cetin, H. Ceylan, P. Taylor; “A Summary of Factors Affecting Salt-Scaling Performance of Concrete”. ACI Materials Journal 117.3 (2020).

K. Amini, P. Vosoughi, H. Ceylan, P. Taylor; “Effect of Mixture Proportions on Concrete Performance”. Construction and Building Materials 212 (2019), 77-84.

K. Amini, P. Vosoughi, H. Ceylan, P. Taylor; “Linking Air-Void System and Mechanical Properties to Salt-Scaling Resistance of Concrete Containing Slag Cement”. Cement and Concrete Composites 104 (2019), 103364.