Research

Projects

  • Investigation & Guidelines for Drilled Shaft Excavation Inspections, Georgia Department of Transportation, Co-PI, 2019 - 2020
  • Full Depth Pavement Reclamation: Performance Assessment and Recommendations for Best Performance, Georgia Department of Transportation, PI, 2018-2019
  • Road roughness measurement and mapping using a smartphone-based crowd sourcing technology, Kennesaw State University Research and Service Foundation (KSURSF), Co-PI, 2017
  • A comparative study on road policies for performance enhance of highway pavement in Korea, Korea Expressway Corporation, Co-PI, 2016-2017

 

Publications

Articles in journals

  • Robinson, W., Tingle, J., Norwood, G., Wayne, M., Kwon, J., “Performance of multi-axial geogrid stabilized flexible pavements,” Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers–Ground Improvement, 2018, 1-32, DOI:10.1680/jgrim.17.00032
  • Vennapusa, K., R., White, D., Wayne, M., Kwon, J.,  Galindo A., and García, L., “In situ performance verification of geogrid-stabilized aggregate layer: Route-39 El Carbón–Bonito Oriental, Honduras case study,” International Journal of Pavement Engineering, 2018, DOI: 10.1080/10298436.2018.1442576
  • Liu, S., Huang, H., Qiu, T., and Kwon, J., “Comparative Evaluation of Particle Movement in a Ballast Track Structure Stabilized with Biaxial and Multiaxial Geogrids,” Transportation Research Record 2607, Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington, D. C., 2017, pp. 15-23, ISSN 0361-1981. DOI: 10.3141/2607-04
  • Kwon, J., Kim, S., Tutumluer, E., and Wayne, M., “Characterization of Unbound Aggregate Materials Considering Physical and Morphological Properties,” International Journal of Pavement Engineering, Volume 18, No. 4, 2017, pp. 303–308.
  • Kim, S., Yang, J., and Kwon, J., “Effects of Using Screening Materials in the Graded Aggregate Base Layer of Flexible Pavements,” International Journal of Pavement Engineering, Volume 18, No. 2, 2017, pp. 97–107.
  • Kim, S., McFall, K., Kwon, J., Yang, J., and Jeong, J., “Use of Linear Viscoelastic heory to Predict Resilient Behavior of Unbound Granular Material,” KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, Volume 20, Issue 5, 2016, pp. 1806–1812.
  • Liu, S., Huang, H., Qiu, T., and Kwon, J., “Effect of Geogrid on Railroad Ballast Particle Movement,” Transporation Geotechnics, Volume 9, 2016, pp.110-122
  • Sun, X., Han, J., Kwon, J., Parsons, R., and Wayne, M., “Radial Stresses and Resilient Deformations of Geogrid-Stabilized Unpaved Roads under Cyclic Plate Loading Tests,” Geotextiles and Geomembranes, Volume 43, Issue 5, 2015, pp. 440–449
  • Sun, X., Han, J., Wayne, M., Parsons, R., and Kwon, J., “Determination of Load Equivalency for Unpaved Roads,” Transportation Research Record 2473, Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington, D. C., 2015, pp. 233-241, ISSN: 0361-1981. DOI: 10.3141/2473-27
  • Jersey, S., Tingle, J., Norwood, G., Kwon, J., and Wayne M., “Full-Scale Evaluation of Geogrid Reinforced Thin Flexible Pavements,” Transportation Research Record 2310, Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington, D. C., 2012, pp. 61-71, ISSN: 0361-1981. DOI: 10.3141/2310-07
  • Al-Qadi, I., Dessouky, S., Kwon, J., and Tutumluer, E., “Geogrid-Reinforced Low Volume Flexible Pavements: Pavement Response and Geogrid Effective Location,” ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering, Volume 138, Issue 9, 2012, pp. 1083–1090, ISSN: 0733-947X.
  • Wayne, M., Boudreau, R., and Kwon, J., “Characterization of a Mechanically Stabilized Layer Using Resilient Modulus and Permanent Deformation Testing,” Transportation Research Record 2204, Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington, D. C., 2011, pp. 76-82, DOI: 10.3141/2204-10.
  • Al-Qadi, I., Dessouky, S., Tutumluer, E., and Kwon, J., “Geogrid Mechanism in Low-Volume Flexible Pavements: Accelerated Testing of Full-Scale Heavily Instrumented Sections,” International Journal of Pavement Engineering, Volume 12, No. 2, 2011, pp. 121 –135, ISSN: 1029-8436.
  • Kwon, J. and Tutumluer, E., “Geogrid Base Reinforcement with Aggregate Interlock and Modeling of the Associated Stiffness Enhancement in Mechanistic Pavement Analysis,” Transportation Research Record 2116, Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington, D. C., 2009, pp. 85-95, ISSN: 0361-1981.
  • Kim, M., Tutumluer, E., and Kwon, J., “Nonlinear Pavement Foundation Modeling for Three-Dimensional Finite Element Analysis of Flexible Pavements,” International Journal of Geomechanics, Volume 9, No. 5, 2009, pp. 195-208, ISSN 1532-3641.
  • Kwon, J., Tutumluer, E. and Al-Qadi, I., “A Validated Mechanistic Model for Geogrid Base Reinforced Flexible Pavements,” ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering, Volume 135, Issue 12, 2009, pp. 915-926, ISSN: 0733-947X.
  • Al-Qadi, I., Tutumluer, E., Kwon, J., and Dessouky, S., “Geogrid in Flexible Pavements: Validated Mechanism,” Transportation Research Record 2045, Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington, D. C., 2008, pp. 102-109, ISSN: 0361-1981.
  • Kwon, J., Tutumluer, E., and Konietzky, H., “Aggregate Base Residual Stresses Affecting Geogrid Reinforced Flexible Pavement Response,” International Journal of Pavement Engineering, Volume 9, Issue 4, 2008, pp. 275 – 285, ISSN: 1029-8436.
  • Kwon, J., Tutumluer, E., and Kim, M., “Mechanistic Analysis of Geogrid Base Reinforcement in Flexible Pavements Considering Unbound Aggregate Quality,” Journal of Korean Society of Road Engineers, June, Volume 8, No. 2, 2006, pp.37-47, ISSN: 1738-7159.
  • Kwon, J., Tutumluer, E., and Kim, M., “Development of A Mechanistic Model for Geogrid Reinforced Flexible Pavements,” Geosynthetics International, Volume 12, No. 6, 2005, pp. 310-320, ISSN: 1072-6349.

Selected articles in conference proceedings

  • Wayne, M., Hewgill, P., Marlin, A., Kwon., J., “Evaluation of a mechanically stabilized layer for the Trans-Canada Highway in Antigonish Nova Scotia,” GeoEdmonton 2018, the 71st Canadian Geotechnical Conference and the 13th Joint CGS/IAH-CNC Groundwater Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • Wayne, M. and Kwon., J., “Performance Verification of Optimized Pavement Layers,”11th  International Conference on Geosynthetics, 2018, Seoul, Korea
  • White, D., Kwon, J., and Wayne, M., “Field Performance Evaluation of Low Volume Gravel Road Sealed with Bituminous Surface Treatment,” Geosynthetics 2015 conference, pp. 563-571
  • Basye, C., and Kwon, J., “Track Remediation Using Geogrid with Drainage Improvement,” Geosynthetics 2015 conference, pp. 307-311
  • White, D., Wayne, M., and Kwon, J., “Assessment of Pavement Foundation Stiffness using Cyclic Plate Load Test,” 10th International Conference on Geosynthetics, 2014, Berlin, Germany
  • Kwon, J., Boudreau, R., Tutumluer, E., and Wayne, M., “Evaluation and Characterization of Aggregates for Sustainable Use in Pavement Engineering,” Geo-Congress 2014 Technical Papers: pp. 3373-3382. doi: 10.1061/9780784413272.328
  • Kwon, J., Wayne, M., and Cecil, S., “Performance of Mechanically Stabilized Rail Track,” Geo-Congress 2013, pp. 1420-1428, doi: 10.1061/9780784412787.142
  • Kwon, J., and Wayne M., Norwood, G., and Tingle, J., “The Implementation of Findings from Accelerated Pavement Testing in Pavement Design and Construction Practice,” 4th International Conference on Accelerated Pavement Testing, 2012, ISBN: 978-0-415-62138-0
  • White, D., Wayne, M., and Kwon, J., “Field and Laboratory Evaluation of a Mechanically Stabilized Salvaged Base Course Used in the Construction of US 12 Marmarth, North Dakota,” 2011 Mid Continent Transportation Research Symposium, 2011.
  • Kwon, J. and Jim, P., “The Use of Biaxial Geogrids for Enhancing the Performance of Sub-ballast and Ballast Layers - Previous Experience and Research,” 8th International Conference on the Bearing Capacity of Roads, Railways, and Airfields, 2009, ISBN: 978-0-415-87199-0.
  • Tutumluer, E. and Kwon, J., “Validations of Anisotropic Aggregate Base Behavior from Full-Scale Pavement Tests,” ASCE Geotechnical Special Publication No. 187, entitled, Contemporary Topics in Ground Modification, Problem Soils, and Geo-Support, pp. 441-448, 2009, ISBN 9780784410233.
  • Tutumluer, E., Al-Qadi, I., Kwon, J., and Dessouky, S., “Effectiveness of Geogrid Base Reinforcement in Flexible Pavement,” ASCE Geotechnical Special Publication No. 178, entitled, GeoCongress 2008: Geosustainability and Geohazard Mitigation, 2008, ISBN: 0-7844-0971-4.
  • Kwon, J., Tutumluer, E., Al-Qadi, I., and Anochie-Boateng, J., “Geomaterial Characterizations of Full Scale Pavement Test Sections for Mechanistic Analysis and Design,” ASCE Geotechnical Special Publication No. 169, entitled, Soil and Material Inputs for Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design, 2007, ISBN: 0-7844-0897-1.
  • Tutumluer, E. and Kwon, J., “Evaluation of Geosynthetics Use for Pavement Subgrade Restraint and Working Platform Construction,” ASCE Geotechnical Practice Publication No. 3, entitled, Geotechnical Applications for Transportation Infrastructure, 2006, ISBN: 0-7844-0821-1.
  • Kwon, J., Kim, M., and Tutumluer, E., “Interface Modeling for Mechanistic Analysis of Geogrid Reinforced Flexible Pavements,” In ASCE Geotechnical Special Publication No. 130, entitled, Advances in Pavement Engineering, 2005, ISBN: 0-7844-0769-X.
  • (Invited keynote paper) Tutumluer, E., Thompson, M.R., Garcia, G., and Kwon, J., “Subgrade Stability and Pavement Foundation Requirements,” 15th Colombian Symposium of Pavement Engineering, 2005.

 

Invited talks and presentations

  • Use of Geosynthetics in Block Pavement, June 8, 2018, Korean Block Association, Seoul, Korea
  • 2017 Roadway Maintenance Policy Forum, Roadway contracting practices in US, December 21, 2017, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport of South Korea, Seoul, Korea
  • Use of Geosynthetics in Pavement, October 6, 2017, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Georgia Transportation Institute (GTI) research expo, Cyclic load triaxial tests for Unbound Granular Materials using the Precision Unbound Materials Analyzer, October 5, 2017, Atlanta, Georgia
  • The use of geogrids in railroad applications, February 14, 2017, Pennsylvania State University, Altoona, Pennsylvania
  • Georgia Society of Professional Engineers, Mechanical Stabilization of unbound layers to improve pavement performance, November 11, 2016, Georgia Institute of Technology
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