2017 Kent Seminars

Fall 2017

Date Speaker Seminar
Kurt Smith; Applied Pavement Technology, Inc. Two-Lift Concrete Pavements
Angeli Gamez, Seunggu Kang and Dr. Hasan Ozer Realities of Rehabilitation for Pavements: Case Studies in Illinois
Joon Han Kim Bender Elements to Measure Local Stiffness Enhancement Provided by Geogrid-Aggregate Interlock
Shan Zhao Development of GPR Data Analysis Algorithms for Predicting Thin Asphalt Overlay Thickness
Mohammad Nabian Deep Learning for Accelerated Reliability Analysis of Infrastructure Networks
Silvia Caro Spinel Mechanical Properties of Asphalt Mixtures in Partial Saturation Conditions
Priyanka Sarker Analyses And Prediction of Granular Layer Rutting Trends In FAA’s NAPTF Construction Cycle 5 Pavement Test Sections
Laura Ghosh Construction and Rehabilitation Decision-Making Considering Traffic-Related Energy Consumption
Quang Tran Rapid detection of concrete joint activation from normalized shear wave transmission energy
Cheelan Bo-Linn Active Teaching = Active Learning: Strategies for Deep Learning and Retention
Timothy Rushing The Past, Present, and Future of Airfields and Pavement Research at the U.S. Army ERDC
Greg Renshaw Safety Training

Spring 2017

Date Speaker Seminar
David K. Hein, PE, Vice President, Applied Research Associates, Inc. Lessons Learned from the Design, Construction, and Maintenance of Permeable Pavements for Stormwater Management
Jamie Nelson, Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning, UIUC The Power of Presentations: Enhancing your Slides for Teaching and Engagement
Navneet Garg, FAA William J. Hughes Technical Center Accelerated Pavement Testing for Airport Pavements and its Impact on Pavement Design for New Generation Aircraft
John Lambros, Professor, Aerospace Engineering, UIUC Particulate Composite Material Internal Deformation Measurements Using X-ray Microtomography and Digital Volume Correlation
Thomas Papagiannakis, Professor, Civil Engineering, University of Texas at San Antonio Micromechanical Modelling of Asphalt Concrete
BK Sharma, Senior Research Scientist, UIUC Modeling the Performance Properties of RAS and RAP Blended Asphalt Mixes Through Chemical Compositional Information
Azadeh Akahavan and Goran Othmanawny TRB Presentations
Wouter Brink, Staff Civil Engineer, Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA) Evaluating Software Simulation of a Road Weather Information System
Issam Qamhia, PhD Candidate, UIUC Adequacy of In-place QC/QA Techniques for Evaluating Constructed Aggregate Layers of Working Platforms and Flexible Pavements
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
Shenghua Wu Impact of High Asphalt Binder Replacement on Performance for Overlay and Level Binder Mixes
Gregary Renshaw ATREL Lab Safety and Security