Students

Current and Former Graduate Students

Sudhir Varma: Ph.D. Student, Michigan State University (8/2011 - present)

Interests: Viscoelasticity, Falling Weight Deflectometer (FWD), Dynamic Modulus (|E*|) backcalculation methods.

Anas Jamrah: M.S. & Ph.D. Student, Michigan State University (8/2011 - present).

Interests: Dynamic Modulus |E*| mastercurve of HMA, Crumb Rubber Enhanced Asphalt Binders and Mixtures

Salih Kocak: Ph.D. Student, Michigan State University (1/1/2013 - present)

(M.S. Student: 1/2009 - 8/2011).

Interests: Crumb Rubber Modified Asphalt pavements, tire-pavement noise in asphalt pavements.

Ugurcan Ozdemir:M.S. Student, Michigan State University (8/2014 - present).

Interests: Chip seals, preservation treatments, image processing


Sepehr Soleimani:Ph.D. Student, Michigan State University (8/2014 - present).

Interests: Crumb Rubber Modified Asphalt pavements


Jeremy Wahlstrom:M.S. Student, Michigan State University (1/2014 - present).

Hande Ozturk: Ph.D. Student, Michigan State University (8/2009 - 6/2013).

Interests: Artificial Neural Networks, Crumb Rubber Enhanced Asphalt Mixtures, Virtual Asphalt Mixture Design, Compaction Model, Dissipative Particle Dynamics, Image processing.


Duraisamy Saravanathiiban: Ph.D. Student, Michigan State University (8/2011 - 8/2014).

Interests: Lattice Boltzmann Method, Unsaturated flow through fractured clay.

Ligang Lei, Ph.D., Michigan State University (9/2008 - 6/2011).

Interests: Backcalculation of |E*| using FWD, Dynamics.


Berkay Tascioglu: M.S. Student, Michigan State University (8/2010 - present).

Interests: Sustainability, Crumb Rubber Enhanced Asphalt Mixtures (CREAM).


Raouf Mbarki: M.S., Michigan State University (9/2008 - 7/2010)




TRB 2014, from left to right: Sudhir Varma, Anas Jamrah, Hande Ozturk and M. Emin Kutay.


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M. Emin Kutay 2016