Y. Baladi, Professor; Ph.D., P.E., Purdue University.
Pavements, geotechnical and materials: fatigue and plastic properties
of soils; unbounded materials and asphaltic mixtures; pavement performance
models; engineering analysis of existing pavements; pavement design,
evaluation, rehabilitation and management.
J. Buch, Professor; Ph.D., Texas A&M University.
Pavements and materials: performance modeling of rigid pavements; pavement
rehabilitation and management; non-destructive testing; mechanical properties
of concrete and recycled materials in Portland cement concrete.
Chatti, Professor; PhD, University of California
Pavements, geotechnical and materials: pavement modeling, dynamics of
pavements, truck-pavement interaction, mechanical properties of asphalt
concrete mixtures, non-destructive testing of pavements, pavement performance.
M. Emin Kutay, Assistant Professor; Ph.D., P.E., University of Maryland.
Pavements, geotechnical and materials: experimental
and numerical investigation of asphalt pavements and
granular materials, improvements to Superpave mix
design, pavement surface characterization,
W. Lyles, Professor; Ph.D., P.E., Carnegie Mellon University.
Evaluation of traffic control devices, highway work-zone safety, general
highway and traffic safety, mobility and safety of older persons,
public transportation, transportation planning.
L. Maleck, Associate Professor and University Traffic
Engineer; Ph.D., P.E., Michigan State University.
Geometric design, traffic flow and control, traffic simulation, highway
C. Taylor, Emeritus Professor; Ph.D., Ohio State University.
Remediation of highway congestion, improved traffic safety computer
modeling, intelligent transportation systems.
C. Brenton, Department Technician.
Function/Duties: Coordinates and performs complex design, fabrication,
modification, maintenance and repair of one-of-a-kind research and instructional
equipment and systems. Assists in the day-to-day coordination of the
operations of the facility.