The Spring 2017 Kent Seminar Series has wrapped up another successful season. Students, researchers, and professional visitors presented on a variety of transportation topics. The lectures presented during the Spring 2017 semester were as follows:
- Shenghua Wu, Research Engineer, ICT: Impact of High Asphalt Binder Replacement on Performance for Overlay and Level Binder Mixes
- Roozbeh Dargazany, PhD, Assistant Professor, Michigan State University: Multi-Scale Modeling of the Tire–Pavement Interaction to Describe the Role of Pavement Micro-Texture on Sliding Rubber Friction
- Issam Qamhia, PhD Candidate, UIUC: Adequacy of In-place QC/QA Techniques for Evaluating Constructed Aggregate Layers of Working Platforms and Flexible Pavements
- Wouter Brink, Staff Civil Engineer, Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA): Evaluating Software Simulation of a Road Weather Information System
- Azadeh Akahavan, PhD Candidate, SIUE; and Goran Othmanawny, Graduate Research Assistant, SIUE: Performance Perspective in Selecting BMPs for Linear Projects (Akahavan) and Soaked and Unsoaked CBR Test Results on Unbound Aggregates with Varying Amounts of Fines and Dust Ratio (Othmanawny)
- K. Sharma, Senior Research Scientist, UIUC: Modeling the Performance Properties of RAS and RAP Blended Asphalt Mixes Through Chemical Compositional Information
- Thomas Papagiannakis, Professor, Civil Engineering, University of Texas at San Antonio: Micromechanical Modelling of Asphalt Concrete
- John Lambros, Professor, Aerospace Engineering, UIUC: Particulate Composite Material Internal Deformation Measurements Using X-ray Microtomography and Digital Volume Correlation
- Navneet Garg, FAA William J. Hughes Technical Center: Accelerated Pavement Testing for Airport Pavements and its Impact on Pavement Design for New Generation Aircraft
- Jamie Nelson, Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning, UIUC: The Power of Presentations: Enhancing your Slides for Teaching and Engagement
- David K. Hein, PE, Vice President, Applied Research Associates, Inc.: Lessons Learned from the Design, Construction, and Maintenance of Permeable Pavements for Stormwater Management
The Kent Seminar Series will resume with the Fall 2017 semester. Information about upcoming lectures and the link to the live online broadcast to each presentation are available on ICT’s home page. The live broadcast link will appear below the scheduled seminar 30 minutes before its start time. Presentations begin at 12:30 p.m. every Thursday at ATREL during the academic year.
You can also see the complete archive of Kent Seminars, including videos of many past presentations.