Amir Mirmiran

Amir Mirmiran

Professor of Civil Engineering

Phone: 903-566-7103

Civil Engineering

Amir Mirmiran

Amir Mirmiran

Title: Professor of Civil Engineering
Department: Civil Engineering
Building: ADM 314
Phone: 903.566.7103


  • Ph.D. Civil Engineering, University of Maryland, 1991
  • M.S. Civil Engineering, University of Maryland, 1986
  • B.S. Civil Engineering, University of Tehran, 1984


Research Interests:

Fiber Reinforced Plastic (FRP) Composites for Infrastructure, Ultra High Performance Concrete (UHPC), Prestressed and Reinforced Concrete Bridges, Non-Destructive Testing of Prestressed and Reinforced Concrete and Composites, Nonlinear Finite Elements for Concrete and Composite Structures, and Bridge Engineering and Software Development.

Research and Professional Highlights


  • Professional Engineer, Florida

Honors and Awards:

  • Honorary Charter Member, National Academy of Inventors (NAI) (2013)
  • Service Award, International Institute for FRP in Construction (2010)
  • Engineer of the Year, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Miami-Dade Branch (2009)

US Patents:

Mirmiran, A., Chowdhury, A.G., and Suksawang, N. (2016). Wind Resistant Concrete Roof Component and System and Method for Forming Same, U.S. Patent 9,428,911 B2.

Mirmiran, A., and Shahawy, M. (2000). Pre stressed FRP Concrete Composite Structural Members, U.S. Patent No. 6,123,485 A.

Mirmiran, A., and Shahawy, M. (1997). FRP Concrete Composite Structural Members, U.S. Patent No. 5,599,599 A. Note: Licensed in 1999 to Intellectual Property Development of Coral Gables, FL. 

Select Publications:

Yang, X., Arockiasamy, M., Mirmiran, A., and Potter, W. “High Creep Stress Test of Carbon Fiber Composite Cable with Field-Made Anchorages,” Journal of Composites for Construction, ASCE, Online posting March 2017, 06017001:1-5, print copy in press.  

Motaref, S., Saiidi, M.S., Sanders, D., and Mirmiran, A. “Shake Table Studies of a Precast Bridge Pier with Advanced Materials,” International Journal of Bridge Engineering, Special Issue, pp. 135-162, November 2016. 

Mintz, B., Mirmiran, A., Suksawang, N., and Chowdhury, A.G. “Full-Scale Testing of a Precast Concrete SuperTile Roofing System for Hurricane Damage Mitigation,” Journal of Architectural Engineering, ASCE, Online posting February 2016, Vol. 22, No. 3, B4016002:1-12, September 2016.