Nauman Sheikh

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TTI Research Engineer
Roadside Safety
Texas A&M Transportation Institute
(979) 317-2695 x42695
[email protected]


M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2001
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering and Technology, 1998


“Mr. Sheikh has served as PI and co-PI on various research studies sponsored by various state DOTs and research agencies.”

Mr. Sheikh is a research engineer in the Roadside Safety and Physical Security Division at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute. He is a licensed professional engineer with the state of Texas (No. 105155). Mr. Sheikh has served as principal investigator (PI) and co-PI on various research studies sponsored by various state departments of transportation (DOTs) and research agencies.

He has contributed to the design and analysis of several roadside safety appurtenances including concrete median barrier systems, metal guardrails, bridge rails, work-zone barriers, guardrail end treatments and energy-absorbing crash cushions. He has extensive experience in modeling and validation of LS-DYNA finite element models involving full-scale vehicular impacts with roadside safety appurtenances.

He has participated in several workshops pertaining to the modeling and simulation techniques using LS-DYNA, Carsim, ADAMS and other commercial packages.

Research Interests

Roadside Safety Structures, Computational Mechanics, Finite Element Modeling and Simulation, Roadside Safety Design and Analysis