Curriculum vitae

Technical Interests

  • Wood and natural fiber composites
  • Polymer processing with natural fiber reinforcement
  • Natural fiber composite properties
  • Composite and plastic recycling

Outreach/Extension

  • Applied industrial research and development
  • Natural fiber
  • Polymers

Education

  • Ph.D.  –  Civil Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, 2001
  • M.S. –  Wood Science, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, 1991
  • B.S. –  Forestry, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, 1988

Professional Experience

  • Chief Technology Officer, Global Fiberglass Solutions, Inc. Bothell, WA, 2017-present
  • Associate Research Professor, Composite Materials and Engineering Center, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, 2014-present
  • 2007 to 2014, Assistant Research Professor & Extension Specialist, Composite Materials and Engineering Center, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, 2007-2014
  • Associate in Research, Wood Materials and Engineering Laboratory, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, 2003-2007
  • Post Doctoral Research Associate, Wood Materials and Engineering Laboratory, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, 2001-2003
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Wood Materials and Engineering Laboratory, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, 1996-2001
  • Research Technician, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, 1994-1995
  • Plant Technical Director/Quality Control Supervisor, Trus Joist MacMillan-Parallam Plant, Colbert, GA, 1992-1994

Recent Publications

  • Nassiri S, Al Shareedah O, Rodin, H. and KR Englund.  2021. Mechanical and Durability Characteristics of Pervious Concrete Reinforced with Mechanically Recycled Carbon Fiber Composite Materials. Materials and Structures.  Accepted.
  • Seyed HM*, Li H, Tavousi A and KR Englund.  2021.  Heterogeneous thermoset/thermoplastic recycled carbon fiber composite materials for second-generation composites.  Waste and Biomass Valorization 38. doi.org/10.1007/s12649-021-01341-0.
  • Zhang K, Liu Y, Nassiri S, Li H, and KR Englund.  2021. Performance Evaluation of Porous Asphalt Mixture Enhanced with High Dosages of Cured Carbon Fiber Composite Materials.  Construction and Building Materials 274(2):122066.
  • Haider MM, Nassiri S, Englund KR, Li H, and Z Chen. 2021. Exploratory Study of Flexural Performance of Mechanically Recycled Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymer Shreds as Reinforcement in Cement Mortar.  J. of the Transportation Research Board. doi.org/10.1177%2F03611981211015246.
  • Rangelov M, Nassiri S, and KR Englund. 2020.  Life cycle assessment of pervious concrete pavements reinforced by recycled carbon fiber composite elements.  Pavement, Roadway, and Bridge Life Cycle Assessment 2020.  Proceedings of the International Symposium on Pavement. Roadway, and Bridge Life Cycle Assessment 2020. 11pp. (Peer-reviewed). Sacramento, CA, June 3-6.
  • Shuzheng X, Pedrow PD, and KR Englund. 2020.  Cold Plasma Processing of Biochar Using Corona Discharge in Atmospheric Pressure Dry Air and Helium.  IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science 48(7):2457-2463.
  • Zhang K, Lim J, Nassiri S, Al Shareedah O, Li H, and KR Englund.  2020.  Field pilot study of porous asphalt pavement reinforced by cured carbon fiber composite materials (CCFCMs). International Journal of Pavement Engineering. DOI:10.1080/10298436.2020.1774765.
  • Zhang K, Lim J, Nassiri S, Englund KR, and H Li.  2019 Reuse of Carbon Fiber Composite Materials in Porous Hot Mix Asphalt to Enhance Strength and Durability.  Construction & Building Materials. 11:e00260.
  • Seyed HM*, Li H, Englund KR, and A Tavousi.  2019.  Extruded fiber-reinforced composites manufactured from recycled wind turbine blade material.  Waste and Biomass Valorization.  11:3853-3862.
  • Nassiri S, Li H, Englund KR, Al Shareedah O, Chen Z. 2019. Field Performance Evaluation of Pervious Concrete Pavement Reinforced with Novel Discrete Reinforcement.  Case Studies in Construction Materials 10(open access).