Panelists & Speakers

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Amir Golalipour

Professional Title: Highway Research Engineer

Organization: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center

Sessions: Keynote 3


Dr. Amir Golalipour is a Highway Research Engineer in the FHWA’s Office of Infrastructure Research and Development (R&D). At his current role, he is responsible for planning, conducting, managing, and reviewing research and development research activities associated with infrastructure resilience and pavement surface characteristics. As part of these activities, he collaborates with other FHWA offices to establish Inductive Charging Research Plans. He has been involved in numerous research and implementation projects in transportation community since 2010. In addition to his technical support for FHWA stakeholders; Amir is a regular contributor as a member to pavement technical meetings such as TRB, AAPT, ASTM, etc. He received his Master and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is a licensed professional engineer too.