Since October 2015 Navid Hasheminejad is a PhD researcher in the faculty of Applied Engineering at the University of Antwerp (EMIB & Op3Mech research groups). His main research interest is the application of optical measurement systems in road engineering. The title of his PhD is "Characterization of the mechanical properties of asphalt mixtures using optical measurement techniques" under the supervision of prof. Cedric Vuye and Steve Vanlanduit.
He obtained his Master diploma (M.Sc.) in "Mechanical Engineering: Mechanical system design", from Politecnico di Milano in 2015. His final master thesis was entitled: "Digital image correlation techniques in dynamic application on deformable targets".