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Robert Bailey Wins IAPA Research Award

Published January 5, 2018

Retired Materials Engineer Robert Bailey is being recognized for his more than four decades of service to the transportation industry as well as for developing an industry-changing tool that bears his name.

Bailey received the Illinois Asphalt Pavement Association (IAPA) Research Award at the 58th Annual Illinois Bituminous Paving Conference on December 12th, 2017, at the I Hotel and Conference Center in Champaign, Illinois. “That was a great feeling. It’s always good to know that something you’ve accomplished has been recognized. I really enjoyed that,” Bailey said. Read More

58th Annual Bituminous Conference Highlighted by Awards

Published January 5, 2018

More than 300 technical individuals from all over the country attended the 58th Annual Illinois Bituminous Paving Conference on December 11th and 12th, 2017, at the I Hotel and Conference Center in Champaign, Illinois. Every year the event brings together highway engineers, government officials, contractors, consultants, university researchers, and representatives from various agencies, academia, and consulting firms to discuss asphalt concrete improvement and share technical research, but this year there was something different.   Read More

PI Spotlight: Hadi Meidani

Published January 4, 2018

Hadi Meidani is an assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). Read More

Waad Ayoub Receives CEE Staff Award for Excellence

Published January 3, 2018

Illinois Center for Transportation (ICT) Senior Communications Coordinator Waad Ayoub was recently honored with the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) Staff Excellence Award.

The award, which recognizes outstanding performance and demonstrated professional excellence by members of the support staff of the University of Illinois’ Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, was presented at CEE’s Annual Faculty and Staff Recognition Reception on November 9th. Read More

The Kent Seminar Series

Published December 20, 2017

The first half of the 2017-18 Kent Seminar series wrapped up November 2nd with a presentation by UIUC master’s student Shan Zhao. Zhao lectured on the development of ground-penetration radar (GPR) data analysis algorithms for predicting thin asphalt overlay thickness. Read More