Interests and Expertise
- Material characterization of asphalt mixtures (laboratory characterization, analytical and numerical modeling)
- Applications of 3D (X-ray CT) and 2D imaging techniques to geotechnical and pavement engineering.
- Granular mechanics (micromechanical modeling techniques, Dissipative Particle Dynamics (DPD))
- Modeling saturated and unsaturated flow through granular geomaterials (Lattice Boltzmann Method)
- Pavement surface characteristics (e.g., tire-pavement noise)
(2005) Ph.D., Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Maryland at College Park
(2002) M.S., Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Maryland at College Park
(2001) B.S., Civil Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Ankara-Turkey
Registered Professional Engineer (Virginia)
Selected Publications (See CV (above) for the full list)
Saravanathiiban, D., Kutay, M. E., Khire, M. (2014) “Effect of Macropore Morphology on Preferential Flow through Saturated Soil: A Lattice Boltzmann Study”, Computers and Geotechnics, Volume 59, Pages 44–53
Ozturk, H.I., Kutay, M.E. and Littrup, G. (2013) “A Novel Testing Procedure for Foamed Warm Mix Asphalt Binders” ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0000924.
Ozturk, H.I. and Kutay, M.E. (2013) “An Artificial Neural Network Model for Virtual Superpave Asphalt Mixture Design”, International Journal of Pavement Engineering, DOI: 10.1080/10298436.2013.808341.
Varma,S., Kutay, M. E. and Levenberg, E. (2013) “A Viscoelastic Genetic Algorithm for Inverse Analysis of Asphalt Layer Properties from Falling Weight Deflections” Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Vol. 2369, No. 4, pp. 38-46 (DOI: 10.3141/2369-05).
Mogawer, W., Austerman, A., Mohammed, L., and Kutay, M. E. (2013) “Evaluation of High RAP-WMA Asphalt Rubber Mixtures”, Road Materials and Pavement Design, Special Issue: Papers from the 88th Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists' Annual Meeting, Vol. 14, Supl. 2, pp. 129-147.
Kutay, M.E. and Ozturk, H. (2012) “Investigation of Moisture Dissipation in Foam-based Warm Mix Asphalt Using Synchrotron-Based X-Ray Microtomography”, ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol. 24, No 6, pp. 674-683.
Mbarki, R., Kutay, M.E., Gibson, N. and Abbas, A. (2012) “Comparison between Fatigue Performances of Horizontal Cores from Different Asphalt Pavement Depths and Laboratory Specimens”, Road Materials and Pavement Design, Vol. 13, No 2, pp. 422-432.
Kocak, S. and Kutay, M.E. (2012) “Relationship between Material Characteristics of Asphalt Mixtures and Highway Noise”, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Vol. 2295, pp. 35-43.
Coenen, A. R., Kutay, M. E., Sefidmazgi, N. R. and Bahia, H. U. (2012) “Aggregate structure characterisation of asphalt mixtures using two-dimensional image analysis”, Road Materials and Pavement Design, Vol. 13, No 3, pp. 433-454
Kutay, M.E., Chatti, K. and Lei, L. (2011) “Backcalculation of Dynamic Modulus from FWD Deflection Data”, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, TRR 2227, Vol. 3, pp. 87-96.