Areas of Interest:

• Sustainable Infrastructure;

• Transportation Geotechnics/Geomechanics/Geomaterials;

• Constitutive Modeling of Infrastructure Materials (Asphalt, Concrete, Aggregate, Soils) and Recycled Materials (RAP, RC);

• Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide (MEPDG);



Research project


  1. Georgia Department of Transportation RP 14-13, “GDOT Forensic Guide for Georgia’s Pavements”, PI, $125,000, 2014-2016

  2. Georgia Department of Transportation RP 14-12, “Effects of Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP) Contents and Sources on Dynamic Modulus (E*) and Fatigue Performance of Asphalt Mixtures in Georgia”, PI, $127,500, 2014-2016

  3. Federal Aviation Administration, "Implementation of the Traffic Module in PAVEAIR", Principal Consultant, $20,000, 2015
  4. Georgia Department of Transportation RP 13-26, “Evaluation of Vehicle Detection Technologies for Applications in Georgia”, Co-PI, $126,500, 2014-2015

  5. Undergraduate Engagement in Faculty-Mentored Research and Creative Activities (URCA) Grant, "Analysis of Traffic Video Images for Safety Evaluation", Co-PI, $15,000, Academic Affair Small Grant Program, Southern Polytechnic State University, 2014-2015

  6. Georgia Department of Transportation RP 13-28, “Development of Guidelines for Proper Selection of Finer Graded Aggregate Base for Georgia Infrastructure - Phase I”, PI, $38,775, 2013-2014.

  7. “Sustainable Landuse and Planning based on Geomaterial Data and GIS”, A Nationwide Consortium for Remote Sensing Education, Research, and Geospatial Application, America ViewSM, PI, 2013-2018

  8. Georgia Department of Transportation RP 12-07 Phase I, “Measurements of Dynamic and Resilient Moduli for Roadway Test Sections”, PI, $57,000, 2012-2013

  9. Georgia Department of Transportation RP 10-04, “Determination of Coefficient of Thermal Expansion for PCC Pavements for MEPDG Implementation”, PI, $224,579, 2010-2012




Please visit Georgia Pavement and Traffic Research Center (GPRC) and Center for Georgia Aggregates Research (CGAR).