Focus Areas:

Applications of 2D and 3D imaging techniques

  • Microstructural characterization of asphalt pavements
  • Image-based measurement technologies

Sustainable asphalt pavements

  • Crumb rubber modified asphalt
  • Warm mix asphalt

Inverse analysis from field non-destructive testing

  • Backcalculation of dynamic modulus (|E*|) mastercurve of asphalt pavements
  • Linear and Nonlinear properties of base/subgrade

Constitutive modeling of asphalt pavements (e.g., Viscoelastic Continuum Damage (VECD) Theory)

3D micromechanical modeling

  • Asphalt mixture compaction
  • Warm mix asphalt mixing/coating process
  • Saturated and unsaturated fluid flow through porous media

M. Emin Kutay 2016