Lecturer, Department of Physical Sciences. Specialization area is Material Physics. Research interest in Crack healing in asphaltic materials; Renewable construction materials and Biodegradable polymer Composites. Has 4 years’ experience working in higher education
- Investigation of rejuvenation and modification of aged asphalt binders by using aromatic oil-SBS polymer blend.
- Influence of material scale and test design parameters on healing of asphaltic materials using healing agents.
- Modeling of crack healing in asphalt mixtures treated with healing agents.
- Self-healing of multiple scales of asphalt materials.
- Interaction Analysis of polymer matrix and the dispersed phase in LDPE/Cellulose biocomposites.
- M. Riara, P. Tang, L. Mo, B. Javilla, S. Wu, Investigation into crack healing of asphalt mixtures using healing agents. Construction and Building Materials, 161 (2018) 45-52.
- M. Riara, P. Tang, L. Mo, B. Javilla, M. Chen, S. Wu, Systematic evaluation of fracture-based healing indices of asphalt mixtures. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 30(10) (2018): 04018264.
- M. Riara, P. Tang, L. Mo, W. Hong, M. Chen, S. Wu, Evaluation of moisture and temperature effect on crack healing of asphalt mortar and mixtures. Construction and Building Materials, 177 (2018) 388–394.
- M. Riara, P. Tang, L. Mo, M. Chen, J. Zhang, S. Wu, Experimental assessment of the long-time crack healing in asphalt mixtures using healing agents, Construction and Building Materials, 191 (2018) 411–422.
- International Conference on Materials Science, Energy Technology and Environmental Engineering.Changsha University of Science & Technology, Changsha, 2018.
- 1st International Conference on Sustainable Mega Infrastructures (SMI 2018) and the 3rd International Conference on Sustainable Construction Materials: Design, Performance and Application (SCM2018) Wuhan City, China. 10th to 11th August 2018